History Schmistory: July 2nd – Hey…whose that guy on the train?

July 2nd – 1901, Montana – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid rob train! They get away with $40,000!

Robert Redford as The Sundance Kid and Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy from the hit 1969 film



History Schmistory: July 1st – William conquers!

July 1st 1690, Ireland – The Battle of the Boyne between the deposed British King James the II and the guy that took his crown, William III. This was the decisive battle in a long protracted struggle between the Catholic James and Protestant William, in the period know as the Glorious Revolution….and another example of how Williams are often destined to rule!

'Oh yeah, I got this in the bag!"  By Robert Payne (Prince William) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

‘Oh yeah, I got this in the bag!”
By Robert Payne (Prince William) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Parks of France

Check out the top ten national parks in France!


Do you drone on about castles in Europe?

Well, here’s the video for you!


Cheap travel in Europe!


Get Small!

Love traveling to tiny countries? You’ll dig this!


History Schmistory: May 22. Not so Constant-ine

337: Emperor Constantine the Great dies, age 65, after a reign of 30+ years. After converting Rome to Chrisitanity, and founding a second empire at Constantinople, he dies before being able to collect Social Security.

The Making of Lorenzo

This music video for Team Marco Polo involved creating a fake concert stage with colored lights, animating a still image to create theatrical fog, keying green-screen footage and compositing several shots together to create the illusion of a one-man clone band!

Viral Marco: A really cute kid speaks French!

History Schmistory, March 29: Beethoven Rolls Over!

1795 – Beethoven (age 24) debuts as pianist in Vienna.

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