Another great page I love to look at with classes, and, additionally, on you tube: How Things are Made – little videos reminiscent of the German show with the Mouse.
… are always a chance to take up the topic of a historical event.
The most crucial anniversary of 2014, at least from a European perspective, is the centennial of World War 1. History books tell us the outbreak of war was triggered by the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo, an incident that Nassim Taleb considers might have been a Black Swan: an unpredictable event of large impact. Continue reading