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How Did We Not Know That

How Did We Not Know That

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Hosts Jac and Nat are fresh out of college and studying for the Foreign Service Officer Test. Unfortunately, they have quickly realized how little they know about world history. Join them each week as they sit down and have a conversation about influential moments in history and ask, “How did we not know that?”.

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The Panama Canal Is Actually Interesting?

How Did We Not Know ThatDec 28, 2021

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Hiatus Update!

Hiatus Update!

We miss you guys and hope to resume again soon.

We are closing all of our Social Media accounts except Youtube and we will be releasing a project there starting July 8th and ending by Oct 1st.

Thanks for Everything,

Jac & Nat

Jun 24, 202202:16
What's The Definition of "Sexual Relations"?
Feb 03, 202243:19
What Is Inflation? | Econ With Jac

What Is Inflation? | Econ With Jac

The 2021 U.S. Inflation rate has been all over the news! What will the Federal Reserve do (or not)? In this Econ With Jac minisode, we break down the basics of inflation and the risks of our rate. 

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Jan 26, 202208:23
What Happened In Roe Versus Wade?
Jan 17, 202239:03
The Panama Canal Is Actually Interesting?

The Panama Canal Is Actually Interesting?

At its time, the Panama Canal was one of the greatest engineering feats in history, but its often forgotten about today. In the last episode of 2021, Nat covers the impressive milestone of the treacherous construction of the Panama Canal.


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Dec 28, 202134:25
What Is Italian Fascism?
Dec 09, 202130:45
We Were THAT Close To Total Nuclear War?

We Were THAT Close To Total Nuclear War?

With the threat of nuclear war becoming a stronger possibility each second, a"close call" is an understatement for the one of the most hostile moments between the US and the Soviet Union. In this episode, Nat covers the intense diplomatic stand-off we now know as the Cuban Missile Crisis.


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Dec 01, 202131:31
Replay: How Many US Presidents Have Been Assassinated?

Replay: How Many US Presidents Have Been Assassinated?

In this Replay episode, we revisit the Season 1 finale in which Nat covers the assassination of President James Garfield and the man who was insane enough to carry out the deed. 📦 ORDER YOUR HDWNKT STICKER HERE!: account.venmo.com/u/hdwnkt
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Nov 12, 202137:29
What’s Going On In Rome? | Minisode #21

What’s Going On In Rome? | Minisode #21

In this episode of “What’s Going On?”, Nat summarizes the G20 Summit that recently concluded in Rome. 📦 ORDER YOUR HDWNKT STICKER HERE!: account.venmo.com/u/hdwnkt
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Nov 04, 202108:21
Are Greek Gods Real?
Oct 27, 202115:59
Che Guevara Wasn't Actually Cuban?
Oct 20, 202127:08
What Is Vodou?
Oct 13, 202121:38
Replay: Did Rasputin Have Magical Powers?
Sep 15, 202148:12
Singapore Was Kicked Out Of Malaysia?
Sep 08, 202137:47
Replay: Who REALLY Won The Space Race?

Replay: Who REALLY Won The Space Race?

During our mid-season break, we will be revisiting some of our favorite episodes from past seasons. In this episode, Jac covers the Space Race between the Soviet Union and the US.  

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Sep 02, 202137:40
What's Going On In Afghanistan? | Minisode #20
Aug 18, 202110:48
What Happened At Residential Schools?
Aug 12, 202142:60
How Much Are The Tokyo Olympics? | Minisode #19
Aug 04, 202107:13
God Save The Queen?
Jul 28, 202135:42
How Do You Solve A Hostage Crisis?
Jul 21, 202139:40
Who Has The Drugs?
Jul 14, 202142:34
The Korean War Created K-Pop?
Jul 07, 202101:08:46
Minisode #18: What’s Going on in Tigray?
Jul 02, 202111:43
How Can I Study Abroad? | The Gilman Scholarship
Jun 23, 202125:57
What Are Cryptocurrencies? | Minisode #17
Jun 16, 202111:47
Is Fritz Haber Our Savior Or Our Worst Nightmare?
Jun 09, 202135:33
Minisode #16: What's Going On In Papua?
Jun 04, 202113:24
Japan Occupied Korea?
May 26, 202136:59
Minisode #15: Capitalism, Socialism, Communism, Oh My!
May 19, 202111:08
The Philippines Was An American Colony? | Spanish-American War Pt. 2
May 12, 202125:42
How Did America Become An Imperialist Power? | Spanish-American War Pt. 1
May 05, 202124:41
Who Are The Viet Minh?
Apr 07, 202124:53
Minisode #14: What is Economics?
Mar 31, 202106:36
Is It A Fight For Equality Or Ethnic Cleansing?
Mar 24, 202122:39
Minisode #13: Liberalism
Mar 18, 202106:59
Is Bulgaria Out Of Our League?
Mar 10, 202127:13
How Fast Can A Democracy Fall?
Mar 03, 202155:23
Minisode #12: Monetarist Economics
Feb 24, 202106:08
Why Are Israel And Palestine Fighting?
Feb 17, 202119:47
Minisode #11: Realism
Feb 10, 202109:11
Who Shot Bob Marley?
Feb 03, 202134:41
Minisode #10: Keynesian Economics
Jan 27, 202107:44
Why Did India And Pakistan Start Fighting?
Jan 20, 202125:34
Finland Sided With Nazi Germany? | Russo-Finnish Wars Pt. 2

Finland Sided With Nazi Germany? | Russo-Finnish Wars Pt. 2

In Part 2 of the Russo-Finnish War series, Nat covers the Continuation War and the difficult decision Finland had to make in order to preserve its independence. 

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Jan 13, 202119:22
The Finns Invented The Molotov Cocktail? | Russo-Finnish Wars Pt. 1
Jan 07, 202129:40
How Did The Chinese Get Hooked On Heroin?
Dec 16, 202031:46
How Many Chinas Are There?
Dec 10, 202038:57
The Night Witches of WW2 | Bonus Episode
Dec 02, 202023:53
Why Are You Crying, Argentina?
Nov 26, 202032:28
How Do We Fix U.S. HealthCare? | Universal Health Care Pt. 3
Nov 18, 202023:55
Can We Cover Everyone? | Universal Health Care Pt. 2
Nov 11, 202016:42
Is Socialized Medicine Real? | Universal Health Care Pt. 1
Nov 04, 202016:34
How Long Did Apartheid Last?
Oct 28, 202034:14
Did Rasputin Have Magical Powers?
Oct 21, 202048:12
What Is A Mooncake?
Oct 07, 202014:50
What's Going On In The Middle East?
Oct 01, 202033:24
There Are Two Irelands?
Sep 23, 202034:40
Minisode #9: The Iditarod
Aug 27, 202008:45
How Many US Presidents Have Been Assassinated?
Aug 25, 202036:50
Minisode #8: The US Territory of American Samoa
Aug 20, 202008:53
So You Want To Be A Billionaire?
Aug 18, 202030:08
Minisode #7: The US Territory of the Virgin Islands
Aug 13, 202007:20
What's The Big Deal With Voting In 2020?
Aug 11, 202029:30
WHAT Did We Do To The Native Americans? | Forced Sterilization Part 2
Aug 06, 202025:00
We Inspired Nazi Germany? | Forced Sterilization Part 1
Aug 04, 202022:26
Minisode #6: The US Territory of the Northern Mariana Islands
Aug 01, 202010:19
Why Are We So Obsessed With Latin America?
Jul 29, 202026:53
Minisode #5: The Harlem Hellfighters
Jul 23, 202006:13
WHAT Was The Cotton Club?! | The Harlem Renaissance Part 2
Jul 22, 202015:53
Who Is Jim Crow? | The Harlem Renaissance Part 1
Jul 17, 202022:34
Minisode #4: The US Territory of Guam
Jul 15, 202012:19
Are You A Communist?
Jul 09, 202030:21
Minisode #3: The Internet Flame Wars
Jul 07, 202006:54
The Internet BROKE The Stock Market?!
Jul 03, 202024:10
Canada Burned Down The White House?
Jul 01, 202032:22
Minisode #2: Roberta Cowell
Jun 30, 202006:29
What Were The Stonewall Riots?
Jun 26, 202019:13
Minisode #1: LGBTQ+ Terminology
Jun 26, 202006:03
When Did Slaves ACTUALLY Become Free?
Jun 26, 202028:40
There Was A Native American Civil Rights Movement?
Jun 12, 202045:52
Who REALLY Won The Space Race?
Jun 06, 202035:03
We Were Illegal?
May 29, 202030:39
Is It Free Speech Or Espionage?
May 26, 202030:28
How Much Money Did The Mafia Make?!
May 15, 202033:27
Texas Was A Country?
May 13, 202026:12
The Great Depression Was A GOOD Thing?
May 08, 202014:45
President McKinley Was Assassinated?
May 06, 202017:39
Introducing "How Did We Not Know That"

Introducing "How Did We Not Know That"

Feel like the odd one out in your friend group when it comes to talking about world events? Wish you could finally come up with the facts to debate with that schmuck at work? Tired of having nothing but the weather to bring up on the first date? 

If you always find yourself asking, "How did I not know that?" be sure to check out our first episode on Wednesday, May 6th.

May 03, 202001:10