• History Brief: Mass Production and Advertising in the 1920s
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    History Brief: Mass Production and Advertising in the 1920s

    in the 1920s many Americans had disposable income to spend what were they spending it on where were these products coming from throughout the early 1900s Henry Ford developed and refined the assembly line method Ford's automobile factories could produce vehicles more efficiently and cheaper than ever before using the assembly line method workers would perform one task on each automobile and then it would move down the line to the next worker who would complete a different task with this method Ford could roll a car off the assembly line every 10 seconds this type of mass production allowed the average price of an automobile to drop from 850…

  • Bizarre Artifacts Unearthed at Construction Sites
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    Bizarre Artifacts Unearthed at Construction Sites

    from mummies to mammoths there have been some strange and amazing historical artifacts unearthed at construction site don't forget to click subscribe to become part of the DTR family and that little bell icon so that you know when we post new videos number twelve 1800s era shipwreck at sea port district South Boston in May 2016 during the excavation of 121 seaport Boulevard the construction crew discovered a large preserved ship Skanska the construction company temporarily called off excavation and sought help from public archaeology library P al Inc according to these archaeologists this shipwreck was from a two-masted schooner known as pinky the 60-foot long vessel belonged to…

  • Ancient Artifacts Excavated in Israel
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    Ancient Artifacts Excavated in Israel

    every year we gather for a special night where we exhibit some of the objects from the season these are pieces of particular beauty or uniqueness historical importance or interest moving from whole vessels through weapons beads tools we have worked ivory all these objects are just a selection from some of the pieces that we found throughout the season just a hint at what we can have every single season to walk through history it's in a unique opportunity for us to see all the objects that are coming out from around the toe

  • Miguel Covarrubias, caricature artist of 1920s America
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    Miguel Covarrubias, caricature artist of 1920s America

    Miguel Covarrubias was an amazing talented individual when he stopped doing caricature work he became an anthropologist and he was a good anthropologist but it was caricature work and particularly his work in New York in the 1920s that made a name for Covarrubias he drew the Harlem Renaissance he drew New Yorkers on Broadway he also drew famous Americans from all walks of his work is this piece in the npg collection which is a Covarrubias caricature of President Calvin Coolidge what we see in this caricature of Calvin Coolidge from 1925 is Covarrubias depicting the president and having a little bit of fun at the president's expense it's…

  • Ancient Artifacts That Prove Aliens Existed
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    Ancient Artifacts That Prove Aliens Existed

    from strange carvings and Egyptian pyramids to artifacts with depictions of advanced technology these ancient objects are signs that aliens existed if you haven't already click that subscribe button to become part of the DTR family and that little Bell icon so that you are notified when we post new videos number 12 disco Callaghan Tay the ancient artefact said to date back to tens of thousands of years ago has perfect symmetry and a highly conducting layer researchers believe that it's very likely to be an ancient alien artifact because alien technology has been documented to borrow heavily from magnetron technology it's dating raises questions because men had not…

  • 5 Most Shocking Unexplained Ancient Artifacts
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    5 Most Shocking Unexplained Ancient Artifacts

    the Viking compass navigating the ocean back in ancient times was extremely tricky given that they didn't have GPS compasses or even shuffleboard on those rickety old cruise ships if you wanted to go from say Europe to the Americas back then you were just as likely to crash into Madagascar since all that water looks the same out there scientists were puzzled about how the Vikings were consistently able to travel in a totally straight line from Norway to Greenland and back some 1,600 miles while the rest of the world was rowing around in circles too proud to ask the passing mermaids for directions then in 1948 they…

  • Charles: A Portrait - A Man Alone
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    Charles: A Portrait – A Man Alone

    the image of Prince Charles fighting it out on the polo field is a familiar one for a man under conflicting pressures particularly in his personal life polo is a vital outlet for his frustrations I Charles Prince of Wales ever since his investiture as Prince of Wales at 18 his driving need to prove himself a worthy heir find a role and fulfill his destiny has dominated his life it's been a lonely wait as a young man the thought of finding the right wife to share his burden was a major preoccupation when you marry in my position you're going to marry somebody who perhaps one day is…