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The Story Behind

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The Story Behind tells the extraordinary history of the ordinary. Everyday objects are more closely examined, from their ancient beginnings through the present—all within 5-10 minutes.

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From starting out as eye protection against snow blindness to helping pilots navigate the skies without being blinded by the sun, the subject of today’s episode not only protects your eyes but has also been a staple of fashion for centuries, as it …
Ever hear of Shiny Object Syndrome? Usually, it’s said to refer to those who see something new and have to have it, only to get bored with it once they finally attain it. But in this episode, I wanted to know just what it is about literal shiny obj…
One of the most fascinating things about today’s episode is not just the creation of this everyday object, but the marketing tactic of presenting a problem that many people weren’t concerned with until the solution was advertised. You’re listening …

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Kaisersoze reviewed this podcast on Oct 19th, 2017
"Informative and bite-sized, The Story Behind is powered by the host, Emily's, most amazing voice. One of the very best in podcasting!"

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Podcast Details
Started
Oct 13th, 2016
Latest Episode
May 23rd, 2019
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
160
Avg. Episode Length
9 minutes

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