Category Archives: History

A fascinating TedEd lesson exploring the bizarre and gruesome history of European and American witch hunts (essentially the victimisation, torture and murder of innocent women by religious zealots) from the 15th to the 18th century.

Written by Brian A. Pavlak, narrated by Adrian Dannatt and animated by Lisa LaBracio.

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Of course astronauts landed on the moon, silly, but that’s not to say there’s no fun to be had imagining the whole thing was faked on a sound stage by Stanley Kubrick back in 1969.

Which is what French director Fabrice Mathieu does here with an elegant mashup of Apollo 11 prelaunch footage, Kubrick interviews and film clips.

Seriously though…

Belief in Moon Landing Hoax Conspiracy Could Spread as Memory of Apollo Recedes (Space.com)

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