Spinning Vinyl Records with Peter Goldmark

I wonder what Peter Carl Goldmark would think if he were alive to know about a Record Store Day dedicated to celebrating the 33 ⅓ rpm long-playing phonograph record that…

The map as history: Animated maps

The entire history of the World from the rise of civilisation to the present day History of the Romans: Every Year Colonization of Africa – summary from mid-15th century to…

Mad Genius: Alexander Bogdanov

Alexander Bogdanov was an intellectual who persistently attempted to change the world to a logical arrangement he thought would lead to the ideal society. He was also a risk-taker, and…

The Weird Science of Tycho Brahe

Comedian Dan Telfer covers the gamut of Brahe’s eccentricities: an enslaved psychic jester named Jepp, a pet elk that got drunk and died falling down a set of stairs, and…