The Holy Grail

The Holy Grail

Transcript For centuries the Holy Grail has been a metaphor for ultimate achievement.  The quest for the Holy Grail is likewise considered a metaphor for an unobtainable goal.  However, the Holy Grail might be more than a metaphor. It might really exist and you can go see it yourself. Learn more about the Holy Grail, …

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America’s First Law

America's First Law

Transcript Let’s say you have a brand new country. You want to take it out of a spin and make some new laws. What is the first thing you do? Maybe ratify a treaty? Perhaps something about the economy. Well, if you were the United States back in 1789, you didn’t do anything nearly that …

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Andorra: The World’s Largest Co-Principality

Andorra: The World's Largest Co-Principality

Transcript Of all the world’s co-principalities, there is one which stands out due to its sheer size. This enormous co-principality dominates all other co-principalities in every measure: land area, population, and GDP. Every other co-principality could fit inside this co-principality with room to space.  Learn more about the nation of Andorra, the world’s largest co-principality, …

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Operation London Bridge

Operation London Bridge

Transcript At some point in the future, a phone call will be placed by the private secretary of the Queen to the British Prime Minister. In this call, he will utter the phrase “London Bridge is down”, which will set off a preplanned series of events following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. As it …

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The Pintupi Nine

The Pintupi Nine

Transcript In October 1984, nine members of the Pintupi Tribe in Western Australia met some long lost relatives they hadn’t seen in years. The relatives invited the nine people to come and live with them in their community in Kiwirrkura. The significance of this event is that those nine people, two women with four boys …

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The Election of 1800

The Election of 1800

Transcript I’ve done several episodes on close and interesting US presidential elections throughout history. Mainly they were to put current events into perspective, so you can realize that the controversies of today are really not all that new. However, there was one election that might be considered the closest and most interesting in history, but …

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Unique Spanish Festivals

Unique Spanish Festivals

Transcript Many communities around the world hold local festivals. They might have some food stalls, a stage for musical acts, and some rides for the kids. Pretty standard stuff. But in Spain, they do things differently. Really different.  Learn more about the unique Spanish festivals which aren’t like those anywhere else in the world, on …

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The Empire That Never Existed

The Empire That Never Existed

Transcript You may have heard of many of the largest empires in world history. The Romans, the Mongols, the British, the Persians, the Incas, and the Byzantines. That last empire, however, the Byzantines, never actually existed. How can one of the world’s greatest empires not have existed? Learn more on this episode of Everything Everywhere …

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