English Learning for Curious Minds

English Learning for Curious Minds

Disney Part I: The History

In the first part of our three-part series, we take a look at the fascinating history of Disney. From why Mickey...

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A Short History of The English Language

From a small, wet island, English has come to be the world's dominant language. How did this actually happen,...

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A Short History of The English Language

From a small, wet island, English has come to be the world's dominant language. How did this actually happen,...

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Valentine's Day

It's the day of the year where we celebrate love and desire. But where does it actually come from? The origins...

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Valentine's Day

It's the day of the year where we celebrate love and desire. But where does it actually come from? The origins...

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Rose Island

Discover the story of what happened when an Italian engineer decided to build an island off the coast of Italy..and...

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The Art of War

It's the world's most famous book on military strategy. Learn about its fascinating history, about the lessons in...

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The Art of War

It's the world's most famous book on military strategy. Learn about its fascinating history, about the lessons in...

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Chocolate

It's the world's favourite sweet snack, and the chocolate industry is worth over $100 billion. Discover the...

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Chocolate

It's the world's favourite sweet snack, and the chocolate industry is worth over $100 billion. Discover the...

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Chocolate

It's the world's favourite sweet snack, and the chocolate industry is worth over $100 billion. Discover the...

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Oasis vs. Blur

In August 1995 Britain's two biggest bands battled for the number one position. Discover what happened, how the...

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Oasis vs. Blur

In August 1995 Britain's two biggest bands battled for the number one position. Discover what happened, how the...

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Bitcoin

It's the most famous cryptocurrency in the world, and went up in value by 269% in 2020. In this episode, we take a...

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Bitcoin

It's the most famous cryptocurrency in the world, and went up in value by 269% in 2020. In this episode, we take a...

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Vespa

It's the iconic Italian scooter that has conquered the world. Learn about how it started, how it got its name, and...

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Vespa

It's the iconic Italian scooter that has conquered the world. Learn about how it started, how it got its name, and...

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9 Things That Happened on Christmas Day

You might think that nothing of historical importance ever happens on Christmas Day, but you'd be wrong. Here are...

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Jeremy Bentham & Utilitarianism

He was the creator of utilitarianism, a philosophical framework for how societies should be structured, based on the...

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Charles Darwin & On the Origin of Species

He is the father of modern biology, and his 1869 book On the Origin of Species presented a revolutionary new idea...

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