Cattle Halter – Hilarious Histories with Nile Séguin

Hi I’m Nile Séguin. Invented in 1940 I present to you, the Halter. No, this is not some kind of punk rock form of birth control although probably it could double as that. The Halter has nails in the mouth piece that when worn by a calf would prevent it from nursing. Yeah I would […]

Cardiac Pacemaker with Nile Séguin – Hilarious Histories

Hello I’m Nile Séguin for Hilarious Histories. Now check out this fossil of a pacemaker. It was originally designed to send electrical currents to your heart to stimulate rhythmic heartbeat. Now with today’s technologies it basically looks like a glorified Doctor Ho’s physical therapy pad. UUUUUR. No? Give me a second I got this. Let […]

X-Ray Shoe Fitter with Nile Séguin – Hilarious Histories

This is the X-Ray shoe fitter, and it is exactly what it sounds like. This machine would scan the bones of your feet to make sure that your shoes fit properly. These things were in shoe stores all across North America. This is the device. There’s a little door here which, I think serves no […]

Telling your Family you’re Vegan – Foil Arms and Hog

Dinner is nearly ready Darren be about 5 minutes pet. Yeah, remember I’m vegan now Mom. Yes I Know you don’t eat meat. Yeah. Yes we’re having fish. I can’t have fish. What about salmon? No fish. Oh for God’s sake. What’s wrong? Darren’s a vegetarian. Vegan. Oh so you can still have fish? Oh […]

Bug Death Potato Duster – Hilarious Histories with Nile Séguin

And finally, the potato duster. Originally created by Bug Death chemical company, it has been striking fear in the hearts of cockroaches since 1910. The potato duster was manufactured in St. Stephen New Brunswick and it was used to dust potato fields getting rid of small rodents and insects. So that meant adios Stewart Little, […]

Steve Harvey Dishes on the Kardashian/West ‘Family Feud’ Episode

You have so many jobs. You have so many things going on. But Family Feud is one of my– still one of my favorite shows to watch. It makes me laugh guaranteed. Every single time I turn it on, it makes me laugh– the answers that people give, the way you respond to them, everything. […]

Will Forte Prank Calls the National Audubon Society – Crank Yankers

[lively orchestral music][line trilling]– Thank you for calling the National Audubon Society. This is Sarah. How may I help you? – Hi, yes, my name’s Bob I actually had a question for you about a bird. I have, a–do you know the Ring systems for your doorbell? – Uh, yeah. – I’ve noticed this– a […]

Mishawaka, Indiana Community Calendar With Adam Driver

WE’RE BACK WITH ADAM DRIVER. AND, YOU’RE FROM A SMALL TOWN IN INDIANA, RIGHT?>>I AM.>>Stephen: WHERE? MOSMISHAWAKA.>>Stephen: DO YOU STILL THINK OF YOURSELF AS A SMALL TOWN GUY?>>YES.>>Stephen: HOW DID IT SHAPE YOU?>>MY FIRST JOB WAS AS A DISHWASHER — I’M TRYING TO REMEMBER THE NAME OF IT, BEEGER MANSION. I WENT TO BEEGER MIDDLE […]