The Cold War – OverSimplified (Part 1)

I’ve decided that in order to sell more merch, I should do a face reveal wearing it. So are you ready? Here we go! Boom. New minimalist and Cold War merch available now. And get the new limited edition Churchill character pin before it sells out, with more characters coming in the future. Link in […]

The Maus Super-Heavy Tank

Thank you to the realistic free-to-play online game War Thunder, for sponsoring this Simple History episode. Maus Tank. Super-Heavy Tank. The Panzerkampfwagen 8 Mouse was a Super-Heavy tank designed by the German forces during the Second World War. This was the heaviest tank ever built in human history. By the end of 1944, only two […]

The White American Who Climbed the Ranks of the Chinese Mafia – The White Devil

The man we are going to discuss today owns an accolade it’s said not held by any other person, and that’s the fact that according to the FBI he is the only white guy ever to gain high esteem inside Chinese organized crime. He’s somewhat of a legend now and you might say has a […]

Why China Is so Good at Building Railways

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your beautiful website for 10% off at squarespace.com/Wendover. Imagine a train that took you from Washington, DC to Dallas, Texas in nine hours… or Paris, France to Athens, Greece in nine hours… or Adelaide, South Australia to Perth, Western Australia in nine hours. These train trips actually […]