Archive for the 'expedition' Category

Hola! And welcome to an episode all about Conquistadors, the swarthy and generally deeply unpleasant Spanish settlers, treasure-seekers and soldiers who made the new world their ho...

Ey up, it's Northern week on That Was Genius! This week we're discussing all things North of the Border. Sam discovers what the Ancient Greek's thought lay beyond the grumpy horse ...

G'Day Bruces and Shielas, stick another shrimp on the barbie because it's Australia week!  Tom takes us on another highly entertaining (and, as usual, it's deeply harrowing) story...

'Perfidious Albion' or the dastardly English is the topic this week, although through a series of miscommunications it's actually an episode featuring one horrible person and one a...

Episode 11 is all about historical Richards! Tom discusses the horrific antarctic trials of Australian science teacher Dick Richards on Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated Imperial ...