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History Hit
History of Inventions
This podcast investigates the curious history of invention and innovation. Did Thomas Edison take credit for things he didn’t actually invent? What everyday items have surprising origins? And would man have ever got to the moon without… the bra? Each episode host Dallas Campbell dives into stories of flukey discoveries, erased individuals and merky marketing ploys with the help of experts, scientists and historians. Expect new episodes every Wednesday and Sunday. Hosted on Acast. See
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4.7 stars from 389 ratings
I heard about this via another podcast and I am now hooked! Working my way through the previous episodes and loving it. Thanks for making it easy to understand- have recommended to lots of others including my 16 year old son 😊😊
Paddington26 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/20/23
Love the pod !
Try doing an episode of the top 10 best inventions
ilovewarhammer via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/07/23
Had to stop listening. Presenter seems to want to derail valuable contributions from fantastic contributors with inane comments. For example on the cinema episode he talked about nothing of value and what friends they both knew. This meant the first useful question took place after more than 5...Read full review »
MrBlueSkier via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/05/23
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Published 09/25/23
400 years ago on the River Thames a mad genius showed off the world's first submarine. A crowd of thousands including King James watched as Cornelis Drebbel disappeared beneath the murky water, only reemerging after three whole hours had passed. The same genius also came up with perpetual motion...
Published 09/24/23
Fire is the unsung hero of human evolution. We could not have turned into the big-brained, deep-thinking animals we are on raw food alone. The moment two million years ago that our forebears first started using fire to cook, was the spark that started everything off. That's according to today's...
Published 09/20/23
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