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  • A History of the Zeppelin

    A History of the Zeppelin

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Transcript Airplanes were not the first type of aircraft. Lighter than air airships were flying decades before the Wright Brothers flew their first airplane. Of all the airships, there was one company that became so successful […]

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  • Things to do in Okanagan Falls British Columbia

    Things to do in Okanagan Falls British Columbia

    Looking for the best things to do in Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, Canada? We’ve got you covered. We’ve made our home base in Kelowna, BC, for over six years now. It’s amazing how time flies. In that time, we’ve been fortunate enough to spend plenty of time exploring the sunny Okanagan Valley, with its deep, clear […]

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  • The War of Jenkins’ Ear

    The War of Jenkins

    Transcript Throughout history, there have been many causes for wars. Surprise attacks, broken marriages, unpaid debts, and even, of course, good old greed.  However, an 18th-century war between Great Britain and Spain had perhaps the oddest genesis of all: a severed ear.  Learn more about the War of Jenkins’ Ear on this episode of Everything […]

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  • A History of Cathedrals

    A History of Cathedrals

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Transcript If you have ever traveled in Europe, odds are you have visited at least one major cathedral. These massive religious buildings were and still are, the architectural centerpieces in most cities.  Yet, most visitors to […]

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  • Two Dudes Skied Half Dome to Valley Floor

    Two Dudes Skied Half Dome to Valley Floor

    On Sunday, while you were doing anything else, two guys who live near Yosemite Valley, Jason Torlano and Zach Milligan skied the iconic shoulder of Half Dome, continuing all the way to the valley floor below, descending thousands of feet until they reached the frozen shores of Mirror Lake. This is the first time that’s […]

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  • A History of Mars Exploration

    A History of Mars Exploration

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Transcript Ever since humans looked up at the stars they noticed that a few of them were different from the others. They moved.  These moving points of light were planets. One of those points of light […]

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  • Wanna Follow Along With Percy? Here’s Your Mars Topo Map

    Wanna Follow Along With Percy? Here's Your Mars Topo Map

    February 23, 2021 Wanna Follow Along With Percy? Here’s Your Mars Topo Map We’ve written before about how the USGS put together topo maps of some truly out there places, like, for instance, Mars. Which while not entirely practical, unless you’re a Mars rover, are extremely cool and fun to look at. Speaking of, we […]

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  • The Best Hikes in Kelowna British Columbia

    The Best Hikes in Kelowna British Columbia

    Looking for a great hiking trail near Kelowna, British Columbia? Kelowna’s reputation as one of Canada’s most scenic and beautiful places is well deserved. The city lies along the deep, clear 135 km (84 mi) long Okanagan Lake, and is bordered by mountains and forest. In our seven years of living in Kelowna, we’ve had the pleasure […]

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  • Base Units of Measurement

    Base Units of Measurement

    Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | AmazonCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Transcript Every day we are constantly using measurements. We have ways of measuring distance, temperature, time, light, pressure, energy….everything. Yet, why do we measure everything the way we do? Why is a second, a second, and […]

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  • Land Rovers Get Electrified in 2024

    Land Rovers Get Electrified in 2024

    February 17, 2021 Land Rovers Get Electrified in 2024 On Monday, Jaguar announced it will go fully electric for all new car sales beginning in 2025. Its sister brand, Land Rover (both brands are owned by Tata), announced it will debut six electric vehicles by 2026. The first all-electric Land Rover will come in 2024. […]

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  • 11+ Unforgettable Things to Do in Jackson Hole Wyoming in the Winter

    11+ Unforgettable Things to Do in Jackson Hole in Winter

    Since our time was limited and we weren’t familiar with the terrain in snow, we decided to take a tour with Jackson Hole Wildlife Safaris (JHWS) to increase our chances to see wildlife. We’ve done a fair share of wildlife viewing over the years, which can always be hit or miss. On this trip, we […]

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