Author: Elisabeth Edwards

Elisabeth Edwards is a public historian and history content writer. After completing her Master’s in Public History at Western University in Ontario, Canada Elisabeth has shared her passion for history as a researcher, interpreter, and volunteer at local heritage organizations.

She also helps make history fun and accessible with her podcast The Digital Dust Podcast, which covers topics on everything from art history to grad school.

In her spare time, you can find her camping, hiking, and exploring new places. Elisabeth is especially thrilled to share a love of history with readers who enjoy learning something new every day!

The Digital Dust Podcast

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10 Common, Edible Mushrooms to Forage and Enjoy

Searching for mushrooms can be a fun way to spend time outdoors while also scoring free ingredients to make delicious meals! These 10 species are…

group of hikers along mountain ridge in the daytime

Exploring the Joys of “Type 2 Fun”

Type 2 fun is a fascinating concept that often catches people by surprise. Unlike its straightforward counterpart, type 1 fun, which is enjoyable in the…

River Phoenix as Indiana Jones in 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade'

A Man Spent 72 Hours Locked In a Room with 72 Venomous Snakes

Ophidiophobia, a fear of snakes, is one of the most common phobias in the world. While most snakes are not an immediate threat to one’s…

Blue white-lipped island pit viper in a striking pose + Largetooth sawfish swimming underwater

10 of the World’s Rarest Animals – You’ll Have to See Them to Believe They Exist!

Elisabeth Edwards

Given how big the world is, it would be naïve to believe we’ve discovered all that there is to be found. From undiscovered plant life…