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Did The Past Really Happen?

Did The Past Really Happen?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. The dog that played Toto in The Wizard of Oz was credited as Toto, but in reality the dog’s name was Terry. And when Terry died in 1945 her owner and trainer Carl Spitz buried her on his ranch in Los Angeles. But in 1958 the Ventura Highway was constructed right …

The myth of Pandora’s box – Iseult Gillespie

The myth of Pandora’s box – Iseult Gillespie

Curiosity: a blessing, or a curse? The paradoxical nature of this trait was personified for the ancient Greeks in the mythical figure of Pandora. According to legend, she was the first mortal woman, whose blazing curiosity set a chain of earth-shattering events in motion. Pandora was breathed into being by Hephaestus, God of fire, who …

Deals with the Devil: A Brief Musical History

Deals with the Devil: A Brief Musical History

The first 260 people to click the link in the description, are gonna get a free two-month trial to Skillshare, where you can easily learn to start your own YouTube channel or business. If folktales are to be believed, the devil seems to have quite the interest in music. Whether it’s the satanic imagery, that’s …