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October 2011

The Haunted History Of Halloween

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Narrated by Harry Smith, this History Channel special takes a look at the popular pagen ritual Halloween and traces it’s roots all the way back to Ireland.

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The Origin of Halloween

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If you’re interested in learning a little bit more about the spookiest day of the year, you’ve come to the right place. This short video takes a look at the origins of the holiday we celebrate as Halloween as well as the origin of trick or treating and the Jack ‘O Lantern.

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Stingy Jack, The legend of Jack O’Lantern

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This short tale shares the story of a guy named Jack. You know Jack, he’s the reason we carve pumpkins for Halloween. Well, it turns out Jack was not only stingy, but tricky too!

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History of the Internet

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Sit back and enjoy this animated documentary explaining the history of the internet. Learn a bit about the inventions that came about as a result of this amazing undertaking, from time-sharing to file sharing, and follow the journey from Arpanet to Internet.

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History of Internet

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Have you ever wondered where the internet came from? This short video proposes that the reason the internet was created was militarist fear and scientific utopianism. What do you think?

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40 Years of the Internet

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Rewind the clock and take a journey in this short video of the internet’s 40 year history. This video will take you from the first message sent over the ARPANET through the developmental years all the way to the internet becoming the center of our digital lives.

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A Brief History of the Internet

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Learn more about the history of the internet by joining in the fun with this educational happy hour. Get back to the very beginning of this amazing tool and find out how it all came to be. You may be surprised by what you find.

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Columbus Day Truth

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The Columbus Day Truth asserts that not only did Columbus not discover America, he never even made it American soil! Well that’s a bit different than the history I have always been taught!

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Reconsider Columbus Day 2010

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Many people are now questioning whether Christopher Columbus is a hero or a villan. As its title suggests, this video asks you to reconsider celebrating Columbus Day. Do you think Columbus is the hero we’ve always been told he is or the villan he is being painted as now?

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Who Really Discovered America – History Channel

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The History Channel takes an in-depth look at who really discovered the Americas. You may be surprised to learn that they do not give that credit to Christopher Columbus.

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