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Professor Buzzkill #95 – Medieval Indulgences

What were “medieval indulgences”? Were they a way for rich people to buy their way into heaven, and help corrupt priests to line their own pockets at the same time? …

Quote Or No Quote #15 – Hitler: Today Germany, Tomorrow the World

Most people believe they know what Adolf Hitler’s plans for a post-war world would be — German domination. After all, didn’t he say, “Today Germany, Tomorrow the World”? Well, Hitler …

*Encore Episode Quote or No Quote #2 – Gandhi Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

Mohandas K. Gandhi should also be known as the Mahatma of Misquotation. Did he ever say, “Be the change you wish to see in the world,” as we read in …

*Encore Episode | Professor Buzzkill #86- The Nuclear Button

What is the actual history behind “The Nuclear Button” and “The Nuclear Football”? And what has to happen before the missiles are launched? Is it automatic, or are there confirmation …

Professor Buzzkill | Quote Or No Quote #14 – Titanic SOS

What do the letters “S.O.S.” actually stand for? “Save Our Ship”? “Save Our Souls”? And why were those three letters chosen? The Professor explains this famous quote, and also the …

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