Forever Ago®

Brains On presents Forever Ago®, a history show for the whole family! Every episode explores the origin of just one thing — like sandwiches, video games, clocks and more — while teaching listeners to think critically about history.


Where to listen

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Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Radio Public | Stitcher | Tune In | iHeartRadio | RSS

Episodes

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Episode 1 - Video Games: A Tale of Two Pongs

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Episode 2 - Cameras: From Pinholes to Perfect Selfies

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Episode 3 - Skateboards: When Roller Skates Met Surfboards

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Episode 4 - Sandwiches: A Hillel By Any Other Name

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Episode 5 - Clocks: A Brief History of Telling Time

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Episode 6 - Emojis: The :-) That Changed Everything

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Episode 7 - Umbrellas: The Magic Invention of the Sculptress

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Episode 8 - Shoes: How French Royalty Became the Fashion Police

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We love hearing from our listeners!

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