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A History of Pizza in 8 Slices!

A History of Pizza in 8 Slices!

[MUSIC PLAYING] The first pizzeria in New York is also the first pizzeria in the United States. Lombardi’s opened in 1905 just down the street at its original location when Italian immigrant Gennaro Lombardi decided to convert his grocery into a pizza shop based on the popularity of one of his employee’s handmade pies. Now …

The world’s most mysterious book – Stephen Bax

The world’s most mysterious book – Stephen Bax

Deep inside Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library lies the only copy of a 240-page tome. Recently carbon dated to around 1420, its vellum pages features looping handwriting and hand-drawn images seemingly stolen from a dream. Real and imaginary plants, floating castles, bathing women, astrology diagrams, zodiac rings, and suns and moons with …

The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History

The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History

Hi I’m John Green. This is Crash Course European History and today we’re going to look at what is sometimes called the “seventeenth century crisis.” Now I know what you’re thinking: This whole history business is just one crisis after another. And yes, dear viewer, it’s true. Humankind careens from disaster to disaster, but still …

History of Italy Documentary

History of Italy Documentary

Italy has been taken from the word Italia which means calf land, which is probably because the Southern Italian tribes had bull as their symbol. Italy is officially known as ‘Repubblica Italiana’and almost four-fifths of it is covered with hills and mountains. The country comprises of more masterpieces per square mile than any other country …

The History of the EU with David Mitchell

The History of the EU with David Mitchell

The history of the European Union in three minutes The first thing to unify Europe was tectonic shifts then, when humans had finally evolved, much of Europe was unified by the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire The Frankish Empire, and the holy Roman Empire, which was like the Roman Empire but a bit more pious. …

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 2)

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 2)

This video was made possible by Skillshare, an online learning community. Stick around until the end of the video to learn how you can get an exclusive deal just for OverSimplified viewers. So, what else is happening? Well, when I said Britain was all alone, that wasn’t entirely true. Many commonwealth nations and other allied …