A Brief History of Stuff

Even the most ordinary objects have fascinating stories to tell. Journey through their extraordinary lives as host Nihal Arthanayake invites experts and enthusiasts to share remarkable stories of the everyday things around you
Even the most ordinary objects have fascinating stories to tell. Journey through their extraordinary lives as host Nihal Arthanayake invites experts and enthusiasts to share remarkable stories of the everyday things around you. A Brief History of Stuff explores the past, present and future of the stuff in your home – from bath toys to the microwave oven – and looks at how they helped science and changed our world. Each episode features a story inspired by incredible items from the Science Museum Group Collection. The collection contains more than 7 million items which illustrate the impact of science, technology, engineering and medicine on all our lives.