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History Hijinks: Renaissance Antics

History Hijinks: Renaissance Antics

Welcome to Blue’s Dumb History/History Hijinks, the show where I take a topic and tell you all about why its way more hilarious than you ever could have imagined. Today, we’re gonna dig into the glories of the Italian Renaissance and learn about the artists who made it happen. Because we’ve talked about the historical …

Rome, Italy in 4K (UHD) HDR

Rome, Italy in 4K (UHD) HDR

Rome Capitoline Hill Capitoline Hill is one of the seven hills where Ancient Rome was laid and where its history began. At its top is the Piazza del Campidoglio , in the middle of which stands the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius, preserved from ancient times. On its three sides from the statue are the …

History of the European Union

History of the European Union

The story begins at the end of WWII, as the European continent lies devastated, leaving the United States and the USSR as the two major world powers. Their growing rivalry marks the beginning of the Cold War. While the Soviets control Eastern Europe, the West looks to the US for reconstruction aid. While the old …

Caligula the Insane – Most Evil Man?

Caligula the Insane – Most Evil Man?

When we think of the most evil men in history, our minds might immediately flicker to figures like Adolf Hitler or Josef Stalin, just to name a couple. But what about figures farther back in time? In a past video, we discussed why Emperor Nero was the most evil man in human history. But, as …

Blue’s Dumb History Tales #2

Blue’s Dumb History Tales #2

Earlier last year I found myself with a surprise gap in my upload schedule, so I did what any self-respecting online content creator would do: I panicked, hastily cobbled together a glorified meme-dump, and then watched in shock as it became one of my most popular videos of the year. I’d say the internet is …