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Mahatma Gandhi: “Peacefully” | SUNG HISTORY

Mahatma Gandhi: “Peacefully” | SUNG HISTORY

Teacher: Alright, Danny! Are you ready for your historical presentation on Gandhi? Danny: Oh yeah! Teacher: What’s that? Danny: Nothin’… He studied law but no justice he saw. Traveled ‘round kept getting pushed to the ground. The British claimed the way it is would stay the same. Please pardon me, but he’d disagree! What would …

What If You Got $1,000 A Month, Every Month?

What If You Got $1,000 A Month, Every Month?

Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang has a radical idea for America: under his leadership he would institute a national program that would pay every American citizen $1,000 a month, every single month for the rest of their lives. While this has grabbed plenty of headlines in the warm-up to the official 2020 presidential race, the …

What Happens If You Die In Space?

What Happens If You Die In Space?

The date is July 22nd, 1969, and for the last twenty one hours and thirty six minutes, America and the world at large has been glued to its television sets, watching the incredible exploits of humanity’s first steps on another world. The culmination of thousands of years of mankind’s dreams and fantasies to reach past …

Most Hardcore Soldier: Roman Legionnaire

Most Hardcore Soldier: Roman Legionnaire

A historian once remarked, “It was upon the backs of the Roman Legions that modern Western civilization was born”, and he might well have been correct. Pulling together various traditions, civic, and political ideologies, Rome’s influence on Western civilization is indisputable, and it’s impact is perhaps best seen in the militaries of these modern nations. …

The History of Amputation Explained

The History of Amputation Explained

How did amputation at one point become a common medical procedure? How did people get the idea that cutting off a leg would heal a person rather than making them bleed to death? How do you remove a leg without anesthetics, without antisepsis to clean the wound, and without cutting circulation once the leg has …

Feature History – The Troubles (1/2)

Feature History – The Troubles (1/2)

Oh Diddly dee! A leprechaun put a bomb in me potato, ah! Now with all the Irish people having been disgusted and left, we can start. Hello and welcome to Feature History. Featuring the impatiently awaited and source of much pester – The Troubles. A rather understated name for a 30-year long period of sectarian …