For this first episode of InfoBlast, Nick teaches Rob all about Christmas–religious origins, the tree, Santa… even Krampus shows up. Come with us for a trip that starts well before you think it does, pushes up to the Protestant Reformation of Europe, and even has critical changes to its mythology throughout the 18-1900s in itsContinue reading “InfoBlast #1 | Christmas”
Did you know January 1st hasn’t always been (and still isn’t, in many places) the beginning of the new year? Nick and Rob dive in to the history of New Year’s celebrations and, because the topics are pretty closely intertwined, a quick history on calendars. It’s a story that spans thousands of years and involvesContinue reading “InfoBlast #2: New Year’s & Calendars”
Prepare for the potty humor, because today we’re sharing a quick history on toilets and sanitation. Toilets have a long history filled with explosions, disease, assassination, and even dudes named John & Crapper. Join Nick and Rob as the $#!t hits the fan and even some personal stories are shared of Nick’s adventures with variousContinue reading “InfoBlast #3: Toilets and Sanitation”
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Join Nick Jobe and Rob Branch as they take a quick look into the histories of anything or anyone, as long as it’s interesting!