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.
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Episode 1 - Video Games: A Tale of Two Pongs
Episode 2 - Cameras: From Pinholes to Perfect Selfies
Episode 3 - Skateboards: When Roller Skates Met Surfboards
Episode 4 - Sandwiches: A Hillel By Any Other Name
Episode 5 - Clocks: A Brief History of Telling Time
Episode 6 - Emojis: The :-) That Changed Everything
Episode 7 - Umbrellas: The Magic Invention of the Sculptress
Episode 8 - Shoes: How French Royalty Became the Fashion Police
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