Eau de what? In this episode of Stuff Explained, learn about the history and types of fragrances, as well as the different notes involved. With all the hype and marketing in the fragrance industry, it can be difficult narrowing down the options that work…
If you are interested in physical and mental wellbeing, aromatherapy could be a great activity to consider. In this episode, we provide an Aromatherapy 101 explaining the history, methods, risks, and benefits of using essential oils.
We love Christmas time but do we know the true origins of the holiday? In this episode of Stuff Explained, Aristidis Marousas traces the history of Christmas all the way back to neolithic times. Tune in to learn about the impacts of society and…
Where did our modern idea of Santa Claus originate from? In this episode, Aristidis Marousas explores the long history of how a man named Nicholas went from being a bishop, to a saint, to a globally recognized icon and legend of the Christmas season.
This episode was inspired by a recent article from the Los Angeles Times depicting the harrowing ordeal faced by The Marshall Islands. Tune in to hear how the Marshall Islands ended up being the largest dumpsite of American radioactive waste, how climate change could…
What is the history of American Thanksgiving? Was the (in)famous Thanksgiving held by the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation really the first of its kind? The truth is revealed in this episode of Stuff Explained from The Motley Experience.
Last week (Nov 3rd), we changed our clocks to mark the return to standard time from daylight saving time. But what is DST and why was it implemented? Tune in to learn about the history, pros, and cons of daylight saving time.
Lucky episode 13 is appropriately dedicated to exploring the history of Halloween! Join us as we trace back the origins of this special and spooky holiday to 2,000 years ago.
We return to exploring the history of food items that we may currently take for granted. In this episode, learn how the potato made its way from a misunderstood New World plant to becoming a vital European foodstuff.
Impeachment is a topic that has been discussed with much fervor throughout the Trump administration’s tenure. This episode seeks to explain what impeachment is, how the process works, and how it all ties into recent news stories about President Trump and Ukraine.