EUROPEAN HISTORY

More than just imperialism. That, too, though.

How a Swiss Ski Resort Was Ravaged by Typhoid and Survived

Outbreaks can devastate tourist hot spots — and use them to spread.

The Story Behind the Eiffel Tower’s Forgotten Competitors

The world's fair has always stoked some wild ideas.

The Nazi Propaganda That Triggered a Mass Suicide

As Russians occupied Demmin, Germany, at the end of the war, locals feared for the worst, and more than 1,000 took their own lives.

‘Flashback’ Lecture Notes: The Dangerous Discovery That Sparked the Modern Labor Movement

In the latest episode of OZY's chart-topping history podcast, we learn about the power of phosphorous.

OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

‘Flashback’ Lecture Notes: The Mysterious Disappearance That Helped Give Rise to Hollywood

This week's episode of the chart-topping 'Flashback' podcast explores the disappearance of French inventor Augustin Le Prince.

‘Flashback’ Lecture Notes: How Hitler’s Doctor Changed the Course of World War II

Our extra reading from this week's 'Flashback' podcast explores Hitler's physician Dr.

The History of Finding (or Building) Noah's Ark

The ancient flood myth has inspired centuries of religious creationists and intrepid explorers.

The Medieval Book to Read While Under Quarantine

Throughout history, when faced with viral doom and gloom, people have turned to tales of lust and deceit.

The Badass Rogue Who Cross-Dressed and Dueled Her Way to Infamy

Was Julie d’Aubigny even her real name? Don’t ask too many questions.

The Other Jack Black and His Fancy Rat Friends

More than any other human, this man turned rats from pests into friends.

OZY PODCAST

When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

These Spiritual Precursors to the Amish Met a Gruesome Fate

The Münster rebellion promoted community property, egalitarianism and polygamy, and its legacy is still with us.

The Photographer Whose Work Signed Himmler's Death Warrant

Catalan revolutionary Francesc Boix left an indelible mark.

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