A Brief History On June 19, 2020, several history-themed YouTube channels have collaborated with each other to present a playlist of videos dealing with the history of the Merovingian dynasty, a family of Frankish kings who ruled an area of modern France and Germany from the 5th to 8th century AD. Digging Deeper Please watch the full playlist below and we encourage you to also subscribe to all of the channels that participated in the collaboration for more great history-themed videos: Question for students (and subscribers): What is your favorite video in the playlist?  Please let us know in the comments…

A Brief History On June 18, 2020, American movie fans will get to see the new major motion picture, 7500, a film set aboard a German jet airliner that is attacked by passengers seeking to take over the airplane for terrorist purposes.  The tension as gut-wrenching life and death decisions are made are sure to cause inner turmoil as movie watchers carry on inner debates with themselves as to what they would do in the various impossible situations that develop. Digging Deeper With a modest running time of 92 minutes, the film starts out routinely enough, taking a few minutes…

A Brief History Today, I would like to thank all of you for subscribing to my site’s YouTube channel and thereby taking us to over 10,000 subscribers and over 1 million views! Digging Deeper To give you a quick update on what I am planning for my site and its channel’s future, I am hoping over the course of the summer to transition into a routine schedule.  On every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, my website, historyandheadlines.com, will have a new article that corresponds with a specific event in history that occurred on that date.  On every Tuesday and Thursday, I…

A Brief History Discovered in 1940, cannabidiol, or CBD as it is called in layman’s terms, could be exactly what you need to treat certain inflammatory conditions. Whether you are experiencing inflammation from a single injury or you experience it chronically for other conditions, CBD might be for you. If you are going to use CBD oil for inflammation, you might be wondering what the best product is. You can get CBD oil in many forms, including edibles or capsules, inhalants, sublingual tinctures, or topicals. There are claims that CBD topicals like creams are best for treating inflammation because you…

A Brief History On May 15, 2020, a “new” science fiction drama makes its debut, a film about the late 1950’s that is filmed to be in the retro style of that era.  It works, and audiences might not get to see it in the theaters but will instead have access to the film via Amazon Studios.  The movie, The Vast of Night, will be available on Prime Video on May 29, 2020. Digging Deeper The movie takes on the UFO craze of the 1950’s sci-fi era, and starts out with a Twilight Zone style opening, beginning in black and…

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