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Happy History

Jun 29, 2020

Humans have not, actually, been forever blowing bubbles, but the history of mankind putting a little soapy wonder into the air goes back further than you might guess.

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Jun 24, 2020

Hey, remember parties? It might seem like ancient history when we could have carefree gatherings, but in this episode, we’re looking specifically at the parties held during a period of ancient history. Antony and Cleopatra might be famous for being lovers and political figures, but in their day they were also famous...


Jun 22, 2020

Hot on the heels of our previous episode about First Lady friendships, this episode focuses on female pilots: specifically the first two aviatrixes ever, Harriet Quimby and Mathilde Moisant. They were pioneers in the sky, and it’s all the better because they encouraged each other to greater and greater heights.

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Jun 15, 2020

A real Wild West pioneer you may not have learned about in grade school history books, Biddy Mason went from being a slave in Georgia to a landowner in downtown Los Angeles. Her story is a triumphant one, but it also demonstrates the need for people to call out racism so that all people have the opportunity to...


Jun 12, 2020

Apologies for the lateness, but we had some technical difficulties. However, an episode about a female surf pioneer seemed like a good fit for a Friday in June. But also if you plan on being a real-life Gidget and hit the beach this weekend, please be safe.

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