Last Man on the Moon

Last Man on the Moon

Transcript Everyone knows that Neil Armstrong was the first person to step foot on the moon. But who was the last person on the moon?  And why haven’t we ever sent anyone back to the moon?  Learn more about the last person to set foot on the moon and the past, present, and future of …

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A History of Antarctica

A History of Antarctica

Transcript Antarctica has been an object of fascination since it was first discovered by explorers in the early 19th century.  Despite never having had a permanent human population, or as far as we know even a temporary population, Antarctica does have a history. Perhaps not as long and rich a history as Africa or Asia, …

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Domo Arigato Mr. Momofuku

Domo Arigato Mr. Momofuku

Transcript In the year 2000, people in Japan were polled and asked what the greatest Japanese creation of the 20th century was.  They didn’t pick the walkman, digital cameras, or the compact disc. Nor did they pick any even any cultural achievements like the works of Akira Kurosawa, anime, or Pokemon.  What they selected as …

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The World’s Deepest Hole

The World's Deepest Hole

Transcript In 1970, scientists in the Soviet Union set out to drill the deepest hole in the world. They weren’t drilling for oil or gas, they were just drilling for the sake of drilling to see what they could find.  They actually found out quite a lot.  Learn about the Kola Superdeep Borehole, the deepest …

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Outlawry

Outlawry

Transcript I’m sure everyone hearing this is familiar with the word outlaw. It mostly used as a synonym for “criminal”.  However, if I can paraphrase Inigo Montoya from The Princess Bride, “that word does not mean what you think it means.”.  Learn about the ancient punishment of outlawry, and how it was used throughout the …

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Tsar Bomba

Tsar Bomba

Transcript On October 30, 1961, the Soviet Union detonated the largest explosion the world had ever seen, before or since.  The explosion was so large, that it permanently changed the course of nuclear weapons development.   Learn more about the Tsar Bomba, the world’s largest nuclear explosion, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. The United …

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