War has been brought to our history books for many a reason and this week we investigate a war that lasted centuries and changed the course of borders and the way a country would evolve, and it was all fought over a bucket. Join us Ransackers as we carry the pal up the hill in hopes of capturing every drop of history's liquid gold on this week's Ransack History: The War Of The Bucket. Sources: https://www.amusingplanet.com/2018/09/the-war-of-bucket.html https://www.thevintagenews.com/2019/03/29/war-of-the-bucket/ https://www.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/bloodiest-medieval-war-fought-bucket.html https://www.toptravelsights.com/war-of-bucket/ https://militaryhistorynow.com/2012/06/26/beyond-the-pail-the-unbelievable-war-for-the-oaken-bucket/ https://knowledgenuts.com/the-medieval-war-that-started-over-a-bucket/
Isolation had us down so we decided to take a virtual road trip through the United States and if this lasts long enough maybe the world. Come along and discover what quirks we can dig up and ransack along the way. These are unscripted and and unplanned because that is what makes a road trip fun anyway! Enjoy and before you listen too much, Vicky already called "Shotgun"! URL: https://www.ransackhistory.com Sources: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/72454/25-warm-and-welcoming-facts-about-minnesota https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/minnesota/incredible-facts-mn/ https://minnesotasnewcountry.com/20-things-minnesotans-might-not-know-about-minnesota/ Music: Tony Petersen - See How They Run John Coggins - I Get Up All music provided by Artlist and is under license for use by SoundedHeart LLC.
Today we view gaming as something of a hobby, abstract and usually reserved for the kids, and although this view is changing it was not always the case. From the first examples of strategy to an electronic teaching machine, gaming has always been a diamond in the rough and part of our history. Join the hunt as we explore three of these games on this episode of Tiny Treasures. URL: https://www.ransackhistory.com Sources: https://www.bnl.gov/about/history/firstvideo.php https://www.beastsofwar.com/warhammer-40k/naval-wargaming-sea-and-beyond/ https://www.chess.com/article/view/history-of-chess Music: Binary Love by Stanley Gurvich What Would You Say by Michael Shynes All music used under license by Artlist for SoundedHeart LLC.
What would you do to win 10 million bucks? This week we find ourselves among a race of sorts that would take ten full years and shocked Canada. One Will later and many births later we find ourselves in one heck of a derby. We hope you enjoy the show and thanks for listening! Sources: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-a-dead-millionaire-convinced-dozens-of-women-to-have-as-many-babies-as-possible/ https://allthatsinteresting.com/great-stork-derby https://torontoist.com/2016/10/historicist-the-stork-derby/ https://drvitelli.typepad.com/providentia/2018/04/the-great-stork-derby.html
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