Stuff You Missed in History Class

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 55 days 14 hours 13 minutes

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SYMHC Classics: Knitting's Early History


This 2016 classic delves into knitting. which has been around for a long time. Exactly how long isn't entirely clear, but we do know a good bit about how knitting has traveled with us humans through time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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Introducing Prodigy: The Versatile Von Neumann


Prodigy is a podcast about intelligence and psychology. This episode is about John von Neumann who helped design the atomic bomb, created game theory, provided the architecture for the modern computer, pioneered the concept of mutually assured destruction and developed the foundation for quantum physics.


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Behind the Scenes Minis: Transfusions


Holly and Tracy talk about how small details that get changed in the retelling of history change the context of the larger story, as well as some of the ways that histories like this week's offer new ways to think about topics that hadn't been previously considered. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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Jean-Baptiste Denis and the Blood Transfusion Race, 2


Denis made several missteps - some of them criminal - as he tried to prove his superior knowledge in the science of transfusion. Due to his hubris and enemies in the medical community, he found himself involved in a court case that took a very strange turn. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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Jean-Baptiste Denis and the Blood Transfusion Race, 1


In the 17th century, Europe was obsessed with science – and very competitively so. When it came to blood transfusions, there was a great deal of conflict in France's scientific community. And Jean-Baptiste Denis was right in the middle of it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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SYMHC Classics: The Unsinkable Violet Jessop


This 2015 episode covers the story of Violet Jessop, who was a shipwreck survivor -- several times over. She traveled the world aboard some of the most famous ocean liners of all time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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Behind the Scenes Minis: Voynich and Scurvy


Holly and Tracy talk about why Holly loved studying Wilfrid Voynich, when scurvy became a jokey disease, and the need for a good multivitamin and getting a little sunshine. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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One Of Our Favorite Episodes of 2020 - 'The Practice Babies'


Practice babies were live human babies, cared for by college seniors who were temporarily living in home ec practice houses. The babies mostly came from orphanages or child welfare agencies, and were usually adopted after their time in the program. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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One of Our Favorite Podcasts of 2020 - The Ten News


???? Is Dr. Anthony Fauci a cat or a dog person? ???? What’s happening with the Covid vaccine? ????‍⚕️ When will kids be able to get the vaccine? ???? And when does the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci, think it might be ok to have sleepovers again? Plus, see if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Way before he became a leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Fauci was a leader in school. Which teams was he captain of in high school?


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Scurvy


Scurvy is a deficiency in vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, and its story goes way back in history – all the way to our evolutionary ancestors living more than 60 million years ago.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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