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History buffs go wild for hoodies depicting outfits worn by figures

History buffs go wild for hoodies depicting outfits worn by figures

An online shop selling hoodies printed with outfits worn by notable historical figures sparks outrage as shoppers wonder why only one women is celebrated Philadelphia-based online retailer Gearhuman’s ‘historical costumes’ collection boasts printed hoodies of uniforms worn by Prince William, Alexander the Great and Soviet Union dictator Joseph Stalin, to name a few But of …

What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

Since the beginning of mankind as a species, weapons have been some of our cleverest and most important inventions. Over hundreds and thousands of years of war and killing, humanity has continued to devise new ways to kill one another. Often in brutal fashion. From the club, to the spear to the bow, the catapult, …

Russia’s Geography Problem

Russia’s Geography Problem

This is a Wendover Productions video made possible by Backblaze and in collaboration with Alternate History Hub and Real Life Lore. Russia is immense–it spans 5,000 miles across, 2,000 miles vertically12, crosses 11 time zones3, borders everywhere from Norway to North Korea4, and is as close to Anchorage as it is to Amsterdam5. It’s huge… …

Every State in the US

Every State in the US

This is “Every State in the US” by Wendover Productions and made possible by The Great Courses Plus. We’ll start with Alabama, the first state alphabetically. Magnolia Springs, Alabama is the only town in America to have their mail delivered by boat, although the longest mail delivery route in America is in rural Oklahoma where …