5 Animal Crossing History Easter Eggs

Sinking way too much time in New Horizons? Well don’t worry! Because it turns out you’re secretly learning, with these five surprising ACNH history easter eggs.

Did you know that Animal Crossing New Horizons is full of history Easter eggs! Some are pretty obvious *cough* Genjii and Kabuki *cough*, but others are hidden pretty deep and once you uncover them, they might change how you see villagers like Coco and Tom Nook forever! So strap in as we take a deep dive into the top 5 Animal Crossing Easter eggs.

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Oh and I don’t know how Tom Nooks balls became a focal point either…what a time to be alive.

A brief history of periods

From a Roman philosopher proclaiming periods as poison to the middle ages belief they could kill men, the history of periods is one we need to discuss!

Ok, so why are we talking about the history of periods? Well, because we don’t. Which when you think about it is kind of wild. After all, periods have been a thing since erm…people. So with that in mind lets delve into the messy and myraid history of periods.

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Bibliography

Now there is way to much infomation to fit into a ten minute video (trust me I tried!) but luckily there is an amazing sqaud of academics doing research into the history of periods and thier work is definatley a must read. I’ve popped some of my favourites below (plus the works cited in the video):

The Victorian Period: Menstrual Madness in the NineteenthCentury, Kate Lister

The Modern Period: Menstruation in Twentieth-Century America Hardcover, Lara Freidenfelds

The Doctors’ Dilemma: Sin, Salvation, and the Menstruai Cycle in Medieval Thought, Charles Wood

Impure Blood: The Menstrual Taboo in the Christian Church During the Thirteenth Century, Madeline F. Ott:

Attides towards menstruation and menstrual blood in Elizabethan England, Bethan Hinderson

The salacious middle ages, Katherine Harvey:

Handbook of Medieval Sexuality,  Vern L. Bullough, James Brundage

Victorian Women and Menstruation, Elaine Showalter and English Showalter:

 

5 things you probably didn’t know about Typhoid Mary

Because is there a more timely tale than that of Typhoid Mary?

Mary Mallon stopped being a person long ago, instead she is remebered by history as Typhoid Mary. Less of a human and more of a myth.

But when we mythologise, we make mistakes! So lets dive into the legend that is Typhoid Mary and discover the true story. After all, there’s never been a better time to do so…

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Why was Henry VIII a tyrant?

Put on your theory cap, as we explore the reasons why Henry VIII might have been a tyrant.

It’s a question as old as time – ‘Why was Henry VIII such a dick?!’ 

Well, we’re looking to find out! Join us for an exploration into how new neurological research could explain why Henry VIII was a tyrant (and massive dick)

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Who were the Radium Girls?

The story of the girls who became the living dead

The story of the Radium Girls is possibly one of the most fascinating, tragic and yet overwhelmingly hopeful tales I have ever delved into.

This chapter of history is one hell of a rabbit hole, so to make sure we get as in depth as possible, I had to make it into a video, which you can check out on our YouTube channel. And, believe me when I say this one is a wild ride! So buckle in (brew yourself a tea) and lets get started.

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