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Who was Allen Pinkerton? What was the Rite of Spring riot? Join Sarah and Deblina each week as they recount the Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Who was Allen Pinkerton? What was the Rite of Spring riot? Join Sarah and Deblina each week as they recount the Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
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Who was Allen Pinkerton? What was the Rite of Spring riot? Join Sarah and Deblina each week as they recount the Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

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Episodes

SYMHC Classics: Building Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, Pt. 2

10/14/2017
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We're revisiting the second installment in the story of the Haunted Mansion.

Duration: 00:35:45


The Green Children of Woolpit

10/11/2017
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In the 12th century, two children, green in color, appeared in Suffolk, England.

Duration: 00:37:11


SYMHC Live at SLCC: Lon Chaney, Man of a Thousand Faces

10/9/2017
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Not only was he a star as an actor, he was famed for his use of makeup, completely transforming himself for each role.

Duration: 00:39:28


SYMHC Classics: Building Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, Pt. 1

10/7/2017
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This classic episode dives into one of the most iconic Disney park attractions -- the Haunted Mansion.

Duration: 00:29:26


U.S.S. Akron

10/4/2017
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The loss of the U.S.S. Akron was the biggest single tragedy in aviation history at the time that it happened.

Duration: 00:32:36


The Mystery of the Devil’s Footprints

10/2/2017
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In February 1855, mysterious prints that looked like hoof marks appeared all over the English seaside county of Devon.

Duration: 00:35:02


SYMHC Classics: The Life of Johnny Appleseed

9/30/2017
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The image of Johnny Appleseed walking around in rags, barefooted with a bindle, planting apple trees and moving on is actually pretty accurate.

Duration: 00:40:18


Hernandez v. Texas

9/27/2017
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Civil rights case Hernandez v. Texas was the first case to be argued before the Supreme Court by Mexican American attorneys.

Duration: 00:40:27


The Crash at Crush and Other Train Wreck Spectacles

9/25/2017
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For a brief window from the late 1800s to the early 1900s, people in the United States were watching train wrecks for fun.

Duration: 00:33:57


SYMHC Classics: Dr. Livingstone, I Presume

9/23/2017
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In this episode, Deblina and Sarah recount the adventures of Livingstone and Henry Stanley, the journalist who found Livingstone in Africa.

Duration: 00:31:37


Emin Pasha, I Presume? (Part 2)

9/20/2017
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When we left off in part one, Emin Pasha had become governor of Equatoria in what's now South Sudan. But things took a dramatic turn in the 1880s.

Duration: 00:35:59


Emin Pasha, né Eduard Schnitzer (Part 1)

9/18/2017
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Emin Pasha's story connects to so many other historical things, particularly in the context of both the Ottoman Empire and African history.

Duration: 00:37:17


SYMHC Classics: Voynich Manuscript Update

9/16/2017
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New theories have emerged that make it the right time to once again go back to an old favorite, the Voynich Manuscript.

Duration: 00:29:35


Marchesa Luisa Casati

9/13/2017
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While many have admired heiress Casati over the years for her life led entirely based on her aesthetics, she was also entirely self-serving.

Duration: 00:40:47


Five First Flights

9/11/2017
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When people say the Wrights were first to fly, they're talking about a very particular set of circumstances. There are other contenders to the title.

Duration: 00:41:03


SYMHC Classics: Albert J. Tirrell, the First Sleepwalking Killer

9/9/2017
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We're revisiting the murder of Mary Ann Bickford on Oct. 27, 1845. Albert J. Tirrell was charged with murder, and his defense was somnambulism.

Duration: 00:30:05


Léonard Autié: Hair, Grandeur and Revolution, Pt. 2

9/6/2017
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As Louis XVI's time as king grew less stable, Léonard stepped away from the royal family and into his own business ventures.

Duration: 00:31:03


Léonard Autié: Hair, Grandeur and Revolution, Pt. 1

9/4/2017
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Marie Antoinette's hairdresser set the styles of France during King Louis XVI's reign. But when he first arrived in Paris, he had almost nothing.

Duration: 00:28:47


SYMHC Classics: Emu War of 1932

9/2/2017
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We're revisiting the story of large numbers of emus making their way through Australia, severely damaging wheat farms.

Duration: 00:28:09


The Sinking of the H.L. Hunley

8/30/2017
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The story of the H.L. Hunley really begins with the Union blockade of the Confederacy during the Civil War.

Duration: 00:36:25

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