Tag: history

Metaldetecting #3: Prussia | English and Dutch subtitles.

Metaldetecting #3: Prussia | English and Dutch subtitles.

I’am at a new field and right away after a few meters of walking the first find. And it looks like a bottle stop. A piece of a big marble from the marble-game. One day Ihope to find…

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ICPSR – Erik Austin talks about the consortium of the 1970’s

ICPSR – Erik Austin talks about the consortium of the 1970’s

One of the milestones is a triple hitter milestone, is 1975. And about then we discontinued the sending of punch cards out to fulfill requests. Thereafter, we had two decades of sending out data on magnetic tape which…

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Frogmore Mausoleum | An Introduction

Frogmore Mausoleum | An Introduction

The grief stricken Queen decided to commemorate Prince Albert and to create a final resting place for him here at their beloved Windsor in the beautiful grounds of Frogmore House. So what we’re trying to do is to…

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The First and Second Opium War | History of China (1839-1860)

The First and Second Opium War | History of China (1839-1860)

China, the middle kingdom, had been one of the mightiest powers of the world for centuries. Their hegemony led to its isolation from most geopolitical developments and world politics. After all, “China lacked no products within its borders”,…

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Destination 2016: Wiesbaden

Destination 2016: Wiesbaden

The city of Wiesbaden, the capital of the state of Hesse, has a history going back to Roman times. But you won’t find the usual collection of timber-framed houses that most historic German cities have. Most of what…

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Everything You Need to Know About Luxembourg

Everything You Need to Know About Luxembourg

Did you know that if you search “Interesting Luxembourg facts” you get a page that says “no” *chuckles* The funny thing is, I wouldn’t be surprised if it were true. You know what? Let’s learn something about Luxembourg!…

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Victoria & Albert: Part 1

Victoria & Albert: Part 1

Victoria & Albert Part 1 ”He influenced me in everything” This is the mausoleum at Frogmore, close to Windsor Castle where Queen Victoria and Prince Albert the Prince Consort lie buried as a great-great grandson I’ve always had…

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Hinduja Family Business Empire (Richest in UK) | How big is Hinduja Group?

Hinduja Family Business Empire (Richest in UK) | How big is Hinduja Group?

Hello and Welcome to TFC, I am Navin. This time we will start our journey in London and reach Buckingham Palace, Queen’s residence. Just near the Palace, we will find this 25-bedroom, $500 million house. This is the…

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Fall Of Empires: Rome vs USA (Hidden Secrets Of Money Ep 9)

Fall Of Empires: Rome vs USA (Hidden Secrets Of Money Ep 9)

Right now the world economy stands at an alarming precipice, but would it surprise you to learn that the events of today are nothing new Give me the next few minutes and I’ll show you that there are…

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Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr

Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr

So, on the day after the Brexit vote, in June 2016, when Britain woke up to the shock of discovering that we’re leaving the European Union, my editor at the “Observer” newspaper in the UK asked me to…

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