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TLDR - History is Weird

TLDR - History is Weird

By Naveen N. Bhat & Lauren K. Nixon
History is weird, friend. Like, really weird. Two nerds tell each other stories about history, try (and fail) to stay on topic and explore how their cultural backgrounds have shaped the way they think. Join us every Saturday.
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Episode 7: Into Gear
In which Naveen and Lauren fail to stick to the topic of mechanisms, and somehow end up talking about the first bicycle, the state of modern education, and why Nostradamus had to drop out of university. Links: Justus Willberg playing a reconstructed Hydraulis: https://youtu.be/zZey_H8qmQA Townsends building a 17th century bellows: https://youtu.be/9wVNOEU_-Es Squeefest 2020: http://www.FB.me/TheDoctorSqueeShow http://www.Twitch.tv/DoctorSquee Subscribe to see our new episodes on your feed! - WHERE TO FIND US Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TLDRHistoryisWeird Instagram: @TLDRhistoryisweirdpod - NOVI YouTube: https://youtube.com/vannee13 Instagram/Twitter: @naveennbhat DeviantArt: https://deviantart.com/naveennbhat Website: https://naveennbhat.in - LAUREN Patreon: https://patreon.com/laurenknixon Twitter: @LaurenKNixon1 Instagram: @laurenknixon Facebook: IndieAuthorLaurenKNixon Website: https://laurenknixon.com - MUSIC Remembering Things by PublicPool https://youtu.be/6-Ksh0ubFIY https://soundcloud.com/public-pool
1:19:40
September 19, 2020
Episode 6: Up In the Air
In which Naveen and Lauren - along with guest, Emilie Addison - fail to stick to the topic of manned flight, from its earliest origins to more complex machines, and somehow end up talking about Led Zeppelin, the Lindbergh Baby and whether the F-22 Raptor or the Sukhoi-30 is cuter. Subscribe to see our new episodes on your feed! - WHERE TO FIND US Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TLDRHistoryisWeird Instagram: @TLDRhistoryisweirdpod - NOVI YouTube: https://youtube.com/vannee13 Instagram/Twitter: @naveennbhat DeviantArt: https://deviantart.com/naveennbhat Website: https://naveennbhat.in - LAUREN Patreon: https://patreon.com/laurenknixon Twitter: @LaurenKNixon1 Instagram: @laurenknixon Facebook: IndieAuthorLaurenKNixon Website: https://laurenknixon.com - MUSIC Remembering Things by PublicPool https://youtu.be/6-Ksh0ubFIY https://soundcloud.com/public-pool
1:04:07
September 13, 2020
Episode 5: Birds of a Feather
In which Naveen and Lauren - along with guest, Emilie Addison - fail to stick to the topic of birds and their place in mythology and society and find themselves discussing cockroaches, coal mines and that one raven that was really into TV aerials. The owl related videos Naveen discusses in this episode can be found here: https://youtu.be/bt3X8MJgJWo https://youtu.be/d_FEaFgJyfA Subscribe to see our new episodes on your feed! - WHERE TO FIND US Anchor: https://anchor.fm/tldr-history-is-weird Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7irfzKk1PW2sfoSoSQm6qY Instagram: @TLDRhistoryisweirdpod - NOVI YouTube: https://youtube.com/vannee13 Instagram/Twitter: @naveennbhat DeviantArt: https://deviantart.com/naveennbhat Website: https://naveennbhat.in - LAUREN Patreon: https://patreon.com/laurenknixon Twitter: @LaurenKNixon1 Instagram: @laurenknixon Facebook: IndieAuthorLaurenKNixon Website: https://laurenknixon.com - MUSIC Remembering Things by PublicPool https://youtu.be/6-Ksh0ubFIY https://soundcloud.com/public-pool
48:53
September 5, 2020
Episode 4: Lo, it is Written!
In which Naveen and Lauren fail to stick to the topic of writing, translation, the printing press and unconventional writing systems, and find themselves discussing graffiti, telegraphy and infamous murderer Dr Crippen. WHERE TO FIND US Anchor: https://anchor.fm/tldr-history-is-weird Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7irfzKk1PW2sfoSoSQm6qY Instagram: @TLDRhistoryisweirdpod - NOVI YouTube: https://youtube.com/vannee13 Instagram/Twitter: @naveennbhat DeviantArt: https://deviantart.com/naveennbhat Website: https://naveennbhat.in - LAUREN Patreon: https://patreon.com/laurenknixon Twitter: @LaurenKNixon1 Instagram: @laurenknixon Facebook: IndieAuthorLaurenKNixon Website: https://laurenknixon.com - MUSIC Remembering Things by PublicPool https://youtu.be/6-Ksh0ubFIY https://soundcloud.com/public-pool
1:03:54
August 29, 2020
Episode 3: Look Who's Talking
In which Naveen and Lauren fail to stick to the topic of language and the development of communication, the Indo-European Language Group and the evolution of our own languages, Konkani and English. Check out the British Library's online sound archive, as mentioned in this week's episode: https://sounds.bl.uk/Accents-and-dialects WHERE TO FIND US Anchor: https://anchor.fm/tldr-history-is-weird Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7irfzKk1PW2sfoSoSQm6qY Instagram: @TLDRhistoryisweirdpod - NOVI YouTube: https://youtube.com/vannee13 Instagram/Twitter: @naveennbhat DeviantArt: https://deviantart.com/naveennbhat Website: https://naveennbhat.in - LAUREN Patreon: https://patreon.com/laurenknixon Twitter: @LaurenKNixon1 Instagram: @laurenknixon Facebook: IndieAuthorLaurenKNixon Website: https://laurenknixon.com - MUSIC Remembering Things by PublicPool https://youtu.be/6-Ksh0ubFIY https://soundcloud.com/public-pool
1:00:00
August 22, 2020
Episode 2: Bring Out Your Dead - Part the Second
In which Naveen and Lauren fail to stick to the topic of dancing plagues, mass hysteria and the 'Spanish' flu, and find themselves discussing the Pied Piper of Hamelin and a personal, ghostly connection to the plague outbreak that swept through the Indian sub-continent in the first half of the twentieth century.  WHERE TO FIND US Anchor: https://anchor.fm/tldr-history-is-weird Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7irfzKk1PW2sfoSoSQm6qY Instagram: @TLDRhistoryisweirdpod - NOVI YouTube: https://youtube.com/vannee13 Instagram/Twitter: @naveennbhat DeviantArt: https://deviantart.com/naveennbhat Website: https://naveennbhat.in - LAUREN Patreon: https://patreon.com/laurenknixon Twitter: @LaurenKNixon1 Instagram: @laurenknixon Facebook: IndieAuthorLaurenKNixon Website: https://laurenknixon.com - MUSIC Remembering Things by PublicPool https://youtu.be/6-Ksh0ubFIY https://soundcloud.com/public-pool
36:52
August 15, 2020
Episode 1: Bring Out Your Dead - Part the First
In which Naveen and Lauren fail to stick to the topic of plague and somehow find themselves talking about the Great Fire of London and the sinister origins of nursery rhymes. WHERE TO FIND US Anchor: https://anchor.fm/tldr-history-is-weird Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7irfzKk1PW2sfoSoSQm6qY Instagram: @TLDRhistoryisweirdpod - NOVI YouTube: https://youtube.com/vannee13 Instagram/Twitter: @naveennbhat DeviantArt: https://deviantart.com/naveennbhat Website: https://naveennbhat.in - LAUREN Patreon: https://patreon.com/laurenknixon Twitter: @LaurenKNixon1 Instagram: @laurenknixon Facebook: IndieAuthorLaurenKNixon Website: https://laurenknixon.com - MUSIC Remembering Things by PublicPool https://youtu.be/6-Ksh0ubFIY https://soundcloud.com/public-pool
51:29
August 9, 2020
Whose story? History!
In which Naveen and Lauren fail to stick to the topic of what we mean by 'history', acknowledging agenda and bias, and the pace of technological change.
15:35
August 1, 2020
Coming Soon! A Short Introduction
In which Naveen and Lauren fail to stick to the topic of who we are and why we love history.
08:56
August 1, 2020
New Podcast, Who Dis?
Who we are, what we do, when we do it. Introducing the new TLDR History is Weird podcast by Naveen N. Bhat and Lauren K. Nixon.
00:38
August 1, 2020