Tag: History

How Sears Invented Amazon

– Hey, guys, this is the Amazon of the 1900s. Recently the former US retail giant, Sears, filed for bankruptcy. Many of you might remember Sears as that half empty store in the deserted part of the mall, but what if I told you that they were actually the original Amazon. R.W. Sears, a railroad

Napoleon’s Bloodiest Day: Borodino 1812

This Epic History TV video is brought you by Magellan TV, the documentary streaming service. Russia, 1812. Napoleon invades his former ally with the largest army Europe has ever seen. But for the French Emperor, the decisive blow remains frustratingly beyond reach. Russia’s resilience is unlike anything he’s ever encountered. And as winter closes in,

Rebellion I THE GREAT WAR Week 199

You lose your country; you’re invaded and occupied, and times are tough, but is it really your fault? Well, you can probably find someone to blame it on, right? And sometimes you go for that old European classic, Anti-Semitism. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week the British made a daring naval