Test Podcast – Past-due-date Tea, Little Ice Age and Royal Concussions

This week, we’ll hear how wild predators were sacrificed in Mexico, we’ll learn about the damage climate change has already brought on humanity 1500 year ago, and we’ll apply modern medical diagnostics on a famous 16th century English king. Also: Bronze Age Britain, Black History Month and the historic Pope-Patriarch meeting.

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Japanese Archers; Shinichi Suzuki (Japanese, 1835 – 1919); Japan; about 1873 – 1883

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This week, we’ll hear how wild predators were sacrificed in Mexico, we’ll learn about the damage climate change has already brought on humanity 1500 year ago, and we’ll apply modern medical diagnostics on a famous 16th century English king. Also:  Bronze Age Britain, Black History Month and the historic Pope-Patriarch meeting.

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Links for this episode:

World’s Oldest Tea

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archaeologists-find-worlds-oldest-tea-tomb-han-dynasty-emperor-180957790/?no-ist

Original article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep18932

19th c. Japanese Daily Life

http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/60297/shinichi-suzuki-japanese-trades-etc-cover-title-occupational-scenes-of-19th-century-japan-japanese-about-1873-1883/

Pre-Columbian Sacrifices of Wild Predators

http://mentalfloss.com/article/73918/ancient-mesoamericans-kept-and-bred-dangerous-predators-1000-years-earlier-we-thought

Original article: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%252Fjournal.pone.0135635

Little Ice Age toppled empires

http://www.history.com/news/1500-year-old-little-ice-age-may-have-altered-the-course-of-history

Original article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2652

Henry VIII Brain Injuries

http://www.historyextra.com/article/henry-viii/brain-injury-jousting-blame-erratic-behaviour-impotence

Follow up: Bronze Age Britain

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-35492599

Behind the News: Pope-Patriarch Meeting

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35500973

Black History Month

Canada:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/games/museum/flash/

http://blackhistorycanada.ca/education.php

http://moishistoiredesnoirs.com

USA

http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/collections.html

Book Reviews:

Main Kampf (by He-who-shall-not-be-named)

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/feb/04/mein-kampf-hitler-eine-kritische-edition-review

The History of Drinking: The Scottish Pub since 1700, by Anthony Cooke

http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1867

New Treaty of Waitangi Museum

http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/northland/76642359/Governor-General-Jerry-Mateparae-opens-Waitangi-museum

https://www.maoritelevision.com/news/regional/waitangi-opens-new-museum-te-kongahu

Projected National World War One Memorial

http://blog.historians.org/2016/02/world-war-one-centennial-commission-unveils-memorial-design/

Valentine’s Day

http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/161905

Music: Noble March, by Mjollnir, from AudioJungle.com

Author: Jordan

Host of the History News Show podcast