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A Podcast for Intellectually Curious People! Learn something new every single day. Everything Everywhere Daily tells the stories of interesting people, places, and things from around the world and throughout history. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, history, science, geography, and culture.

A Podcast for Intellectually Curious People! Learn something new every single day. Everything Everywhere Daily tells the stories of interesting people, places, and things from around the world and throughout history. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, history, science, geography, and culture.

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United States

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A Podcast for Intellectually Curious People! Learn something new every single day. Everything Everywhere Daily tells the stories of interesting people, places, and things from around the world and throughout history. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, history, science, geography, and culture.

Language:

English

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Episodes

The Domestication of Dogs

12/5/2022
It has been said that a dog is a man’s best friend. This might be true, but…..why. How was it that this particular animal developed such a special relationship with humans? How did the domestication process take place, and where did it happen? …and how is it that there are so many different breeds of dogs that call came from the same original source? Learn more about the domestication of dogs and how it happened on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast!...

Duration:00:13:51

The History of Credit Cards (Encore)

12/4/2022
One of the most ubiquitous forms of payment today is credit cards. The odds are good that you have one, and most probably have one on your person right now. But how did it come about that you could pay for something by just giving someone a piece of plastic and who exactly came up with this idea? Learn more about credit cards, where they came from and how they work, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast!...

Duration:00:12:08

The Dumbest Game Ever Played

12/3/2022
Almost thirty years ago, a rather unremarkable soccer match in an unremarkable tournament became the stuff of legend. Had it not been for a confluence of events and rules that all came together at one point in one game, it never would have happened. The result was something totally ridiculous that had never happened before or since. Learn more about the 1994 match between Grenada and Barbados, and the dumbest game in history, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:10:02

The Red Baron

12/2/2022
The First World War saw many innovations in warfare. Probably the most significant was the introduction of aircraft. The first military pilots didn’t really know what they were doing. There was no rulebook about how to fight with other aircraft. However, one pilot mastered the art of aerial and terrorized the allies over skies on the western front. Learn more about Manfred von Richthofen, aka the Red Barron, the greatest ace of World War I, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily....

Duration:00:12:41

The Space Shuttle

12/1/2022
Soon after the start of the space race, a major problem with space flight became obvious: it was really expensive. The high cost of space flight was in large part due to the fact that every rocket and spacecraft was expendable. Every trip meant a new rocket and a new vehicle. To solve this problem, in the early 1970s, the United States launched a new program to create a reusable spacecraft. Learn more about the rise and fall of the Space Transportation System, aka the Space Shuttle on this...

Duration:00:14:38

Countries That Have Changed Their Name

11/30/2022
Countries are kind of like people. Every one of them has a name. Just like people, sometimes they change their names. The are a host of reasons why countries change their names, and for every country that does change its name, there is a different story behind it. Learn more about the countries that were formerly known as other countries and why they did it on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast! https://link.chtbl.com/EverythingEverywhere?sid=ShowNotes...

Duration:00:13:28

Prime Numbers (Encore)

11/29/2022
Prime numbers are considered to be the building blocks of mathematics. Every natural number can be broken down into the constituent prime numbers that make it up. Prime numbers have been known since antiquity and they are one of the most simple aspects of mathematics to understand, yet they remain at the center of some of the most puzzling problems in mathematics. Learn more about prime numbers, what we know about them, and what we don’t know, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily....

Duration:00:11:31

Geography is Destiny

11/28/2022
The Earth is highly imbalanced. Some countries have more resources than others. Some have natural harbors, and some are landlocked. Some consist primarily of deserts, and others have fertile farmland. Some countries are islands, and some border many other countries. These differences between countries result in each having a unique set of interests, desires, and abilities. This results in a system we know as geopolitics. Learn more about geopolitics and how geography has shaped the density...

Duration:00:13:20

Weather Forecasting

11/27/2022
Almost every day, you might check the forecast to see what the temperature will be like in the near future or if it might rain. When you hear a forecast, how exactly do they know what the temperature will be or if it will rain? Also, just how accurate are weather forecasts, and how accurate could they possibly be? Learn more about weather forecasting, its history, and how it works on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast!...

Duration:00:13:13

The Basques

11/26/2022
Located in northcentral Spain live, one of the most unique people in all of Europe. They have a language that is literally like no other, and even their genetics are unlike the people around them. In addition, they have a unique culture, and a mysterious history and just may have visited the Americas before Columbus. Learn more about the Basque people and the Basque Country and what makes them so unique on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast!...

Duration:00:12:16

All About Black Friday (Encore)

11/25/2022
The United States has created many cultural institutions which have spread around the world. People all over the Earth have enjoyed and benefited from rock and roll, Hollywood films, and the Internet. However, we’ve also created some things that have spread to other countries which, to be totally honest, are probably not our best look. Learn more about Black Friday, the surprising history of the term, and how it manifests around the world today on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily....

Duration:00:09:22

Who Were the Pilgrims? (Encore)

11/24/2022
If you are an American, you probably grew up hearing the story of Thanksgiving. How the pilgrims came to America to escape religious persecution to establish a new life. But who were the pilgrims really? Were they really persecuted? Why did they decide to cross the ocean? And how did they end up where they did? Learn more about the pilgrims and everything that happened before the first Thanksgiving on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast!...

Duration:00:12:05

The History of Thanksgiving (Encore)

11/23/2022
On the fourth Thursday in November every year, Americans celebrate the holiday of Thanksgiving. It is a holiday that originated in the Americas but has subsequently spread to many countries around the world. It is a holiday that is actually secular but with some religious overtones and has a unique set of traditions that aren’t really shared with any other holiday. Learn more about the history and traditions of Thanksgiving on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:11:23

Ummm.....OK

11/22/2022
If you ever want to travel around the world, even if you don’t know another language, no matter where you go there is already one word you know. It is the most ubiquitous word in the world, can be found in almost every language, and it has multiple meanings. The good news is that you know the word already, so it requires no extra effort. Learn more about the history of the word OK, the most common word in the world on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast!...

Duration:00:11:22

The Greatest Buildings Never Built

11/21/2022
The world has many amazing buildings. From the 2,000-year-old Pantheon in Rome to the gleaming new Burj Khalifa in Dubi, humanity has been reflected in its buildings. However, some of the greatest architectural concepts were buildings that were never built. Whether it was due to a lack of money, having ideas ahead of the technology to build it, or pure insanity, many of the greatest ideas for buildings were never constructed. Learn more about the greatest buildings that were never built and...

Duration:00:14:16

The FIFA World Cup

11/20/2022
In 1872 the first international football match took place between England and Scotland. Since then, international football has been at the apex of world sport. Starting in 1930, a quadrennial competition has been held where the greatest national teams competed to determine the world champion. Learn more about the FIFA World Cup, its history, and the controversy surrounding it on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast!...

Duration:00:13:33

The Gracchi Brothers

11/19/2022
During the Roman Republic, two brothers took it upon themselves to seek to change Rome to benefit the poor and underclass. Needless to say, the Roman elites did not like this and did everything in their power to ensure it didn’t happen. …and the elites were successful. But in the process, they changed Roman history forever and put the Republic on a path to destruction. Learn more about the Gracchi Brothers and how they tried to change Roman society on this episode of Everything Everywhere...

Duration:00:12:20

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (Encore)

11/18/2022
On March 25, 1911, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in American history took place. In the middle of Manhattan, a fire broke out in a garment factory that killed 146 people. Most of the deaths were totally preventable, and the legacy of that incident had repercussions that still exist today. Learn more about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and its legacy, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily. Subscribe to the podcast!...

Duration:00:09:45

Leap Seconds

11/17/2022
Every few years, without any schedule or planning, officials at the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service will add an extra second to the year. The reason why this is done does make sense, but adding an extra second to a year can cause a host of problems, and many are wondering if it is a practice that should be continued. Learn more about Leap Seconds, why they exist, when they happen, and if they should continue to exist on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily....

Duration:00:13:04

The Dieppe Raid

11/16/2022
In 1942, Allied forces attempted a landing on the coast of France to gain a toe hold on the continent. Thousands of men took part in the landing…and it was a disaster. Over a thousand men were killed, and over 2,000 were captured. Despite being a massive failure, the lessons learned from that raid paved the way for the massive success of the invasion of Europe almost two years later. Learn more about the raid on Dieppe and how the lessons from the raid were used to make the invasion of...

Duration:00:11:15