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The weird bits of history that you never heard, but that you really want to know about. These are short bits, about 5 to 10 minutes long that tell about quirky events that often had far reaching consequences.

The weird bits of history that you never heard, but that you really want to know about. These are short bits, about 5 to 10 minutes long that tell about quirky events that often had far reaching consequences.
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Canada

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The weird bits of history that you never heard, but that you really want to know about. These are short bits, about 5 to 10 minutes long that tell about quirky events that often had far reaching consequences.

Language:

English

Contact:

204-233-1005


Episodes

S1E8 - Igor Gouzenko

11/26/2019
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This is the story of Igor Gouzenko, who is not your typical Cold War spy. On a Friday night, in September of 1945 he started the Cold War. But it didn't happen the way you think it might. Thanks to jjstiano at Looperman.com for the music, and to Paul Daley at Pixabay.com for the image.

Duration:00:06:59

S1E7 - Great Moon Hoax of 1835

11/12/2019
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What if there was other intelligent life in the universe? In all of the vastness of creation, what if we weren't the pinnancle being out there? Music is courtesy of jjstiano over at Looperman.com. Cover art comes from chriscalderwoo1 at Pixabay.

Duration:00:07:16

S1E6 - Great Emu War

10/29/2019
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What do you do when 20,000 emus overrun your farm? Go to war, obvously. Music courtesy of jjstiano at Looperman.com

Duration:00:06:26

S1E5 - Straw Hat Riot of 1922

10/15/2019
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This is the story of when a hat is fashionable, when it is not, and what you can do about that. Music is courtesy of jjstiano over at Looperman.com.

Duration:00:06:09

S1E4 - Klondike Big Inch Land Company

10/1/2019
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The story of how not to own a small piece of the Klondike. Music provided by jjstiano over at Looperman.com.

Duration:00:05:17

S1E3 - Jenny Geddes

9/17/2019
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This is the story of an average woman named Jenny Geddes. By being who she was she triggered a reformation in her church, and set rolling unforeseen consequence in the entire kingdom. She chose a place to take her seat and to take her stand and that changed everything. Music provided by jjstiano over at Looperman.com.

Duration:00:05:21

S1E2 - Dancing Plague of 1522

9/3/2019
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This episode is about the Dancing Plague of 1522. When times are tough, the tough go dancing. Music is courtesy of jjstiano over at Looperman.com

Duration:00:05:19

S1E1 - Defenestration of Prague

8/15/2019
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This is the first episode of History.icu. It's going to be a short podcast, published about every two weeks, about weird, quirky, offbeat events that are suprisingly relatable. Today's episode is about the Defenestration of Prague, or why you should check to see if someone has closed the window before you come very far into the room. Music is supplied by jjstiano of www.looperman.com

Duration:00:05:05