A ticket to Marburg

A ticket to Marburg

Last year I made a video about trains which was very much liked by the local rail company WestFrankenBahn, which is a subsidiary of the main rail company Deutsche Bahn. And they sent me aSchönes-Wochenende-Ticketas thanks. This is a ticket that you can use on local trains anywhere in Germany up to five adults. And

The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79

The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79

Mount Vesuvius erupts in AD 79, destroys the city of Pompeii, all the farmland around it and all the people in it. And we have in the exhibition a real person from Pompeii who died in AD 79. We call her the Resin Lady and it’s very sobering when you think that this poor woman

World Map UPDATED for 2020 (changes from 2019)

World Map UPDATED for 2020 (changes from 2019)

Hi everyone, this is just a quick video to update you on some changes to the world map that happened in 2019 – so you have the most current cartographic knowledge going into 2020. While the world map changed far less in 2019 than it did in the previous year – there were a few

18th Century hot air balloon tickets I Curator’s Corner +

18th Century hot air balloon tickets I Curator’s Corner +

[Obnoxiously loud clap followed by cheery music] So one of the oddities of the British Museum’s prints and drawings collection is it’s really not all about Dürer and Michelangelo. It has lots of material that is sort of really much more about social history. And at the heart of that is this amazing collection of

The Last Decoder from Monterey

– Monterey.What was Monterey?Monterey was simply an apartment building in Melbourne.But it was taken over by the Navy in 1942to house a secret intelligence unit called FRUMEL.Now FRUMEL stands for Fleet Radio Unit Melbourne.It was a top-secret facility thatwas decoding Japanese naval traffic during World War II,and it would coordinatewith a similar sort of unit

TRANSPARENT Solar Panels?!

TRANSPARENT Solar Panels?!

Hi, this is Kate from MinuteEarth. Solar panels pretty much only come in one color: dark. That’s because they use dark sheets of silicon crystals to absorb the sun’s rays, then turn them into electrical energy. And solar panels are becoming so cheap and so efficient that soon, whole cities could run on sunlight…except that

Why Roller Coasters Click

Why Roller Coasters Click

Whether you’re a fan of riding roller coasters, or you have simply played way too much Roller Coaster Tycoon, you are probably familiar with the clacking, clicking, or clanking sound that many roller coasters make as they climb the lift hill. What you may or may not know is that this sound is part of

The Founder Of Hershey’s Booked A VIP Ticket On The Titanic

The Founder Of Hershey’s Booked A VIP Ticket On The Titanic

The Titanic, the unsinkable ship, launched on April 10, 1912, carrying some 2,200 passengers and crew en route to the United States. On the night of April 14, 1912, the ship hit an iceberg and sunk, resulting in around just 700 people surviving—only a third of the people on board. However, there were a few

Visiting the Palatine Hill in Rome with the S.U.P.E.R. ticket

Visiting the Palatine Hill in Rome with the S.U.P.E.R. ticket

Buongiorno, it’s Elyssa from Romewise, your go-to guide to Rome. And today we are going to visit the Palatine Hill, the Roman Forum and the Colosseum, with a really fabulous ticket called super. S.U.P.E.R. This stands for seven unique places to experience in Rome. What is this ticket about? Normally when you buy a 12

Research Ethics Committees (REC)

Research Ethics Committees (REC)

Ethics guidance for research involving human participants has been developed and disseminated by numerous organizations and agencies at international, regional, and national levels over the past 50 years. Adherence to these guidelines helps to promote the ethical conduct of research and enhances and protects the rights and wellbeing of research participants and communities. A core