Tag: history

Mar 9, 2017

How Martin Luther King Jr Wrote ‘I Have A Dream’

How Martin Luther King Jr Wrote ‘I Have A Dream’

The Nerdwriter breaks down one of the most well-known speeches of the 20th century

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Mar 6, 2017

Every New York Times Front Page Since 1852

Every New York Times Front Page Since 1852

A hypnotizing video from Josh Begley that shows you the ever-evolving front page of the New York Times since 1852

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Mar 2, 2017

Carl Sagan Explains How Eratosthenes Knew the Earth Was Curved Over 2,200 Years Ago

Carl Sagan Explains How Eratosthenes Knew the Earth Was Curved Over 2,200 Years Ago

In this excerpt from episode 1 of Carl Sagan’s ‘Cosmos’, he explains how the Greek scholar, Eratosthenes, knew the Earth was curved over 2,200 years ago

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Mar 2, 2017

These Ancient Inca Whistling Vessels Mimic Animal Calls With Nothing But Water

These Ancient Inca Whistling Vessels Mimic Animal Calls With Nothing But Water

Using only the flow of water, these incredible Ancient Inca whistling vessels known as ‘huascos’ mimic various animal calls

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Dec 22, 2016

Behind the Scenes With Elon Musk When SpaceX Made its Historic Rocket Landing

Behind the Scenes With Elon Musk When SpaceX Made its Historic Rocket Landing

“Creating a self-sustaining civilization on Mars would be the greatest adventure ever” – Elon Musk

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Dec 7, 2016

This Amazing Visualization Shows How We Got to 7 Billion People on Earth

This Amazing Visualization Shows How We Got to 7 Billion People on Earth

It took 200,000 years for our population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion

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Sep 9, 2016

Nirvana Playing ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ in Small Club Two Days After Nevermind Released

Nirvana Playing ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ in Small Club Two Days After Nevermind Released

Nirvana playing at The Moon in New Haven, CT on September 26, 1991

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