Everything-everywhere’s Gary Arndt joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal the identity of Jack the Ripper. Many suspects were considered at the time of these gruesome murders in 1888 in London, but no one was ever convicted of the crimes. Now, DNA evidence suggests the killer’s identity, says Gary, who also reports on the Great London […]
Geoffrey Weill’s new book, All Abroad: a Memoir of Travel and Obsession, is reminiscent of some of the great travel literature of the 20th century
Topics range from not-to-miss places in Italy you’ve probably never heard of to sailing on a 1930’s-era yacht to discovering the private lives of some of country music’s biggest stars.
Everything-Everywhere’s Gary Arndt joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal more interesting facts about our universe. He tells about the Golden Record, which was placed aboard the Voyager space probes launched in 1977. It contains recordings of everything from Beethoven to Chuck Berry, ancient Sumerian greetings to whale songs, and has now left our solar system. […]
Max reports on an article by GoNomad senior writer Rich Grant that reveals what life was like aboard those wooden vessels of yore, as well as showing where you can visit some of the ships from that era.
Gutenberg’s invention was certainly revolutionary, but was he the first? The answer might surprise you. And the history of the Roman Empire has some interesting twists