the history of valentine’s day in 60 seconds

    everything you need to know

    by · February 13, 2015

    If you’re anything like us, you want to know everything about everything. And since we do live in the age of instant/constant information (thank you, internet!), we want to know it in a fast and super-kawaii way. So, we decided to create a new video series that tells you the history of [enter topic here], illustrated in 60 seconds. For our first installment, well, we decided to cover one of the most lucrative holidays of the year, Valentine’s Day.

    If you think the concept of V-Day (and all of the associated candy hearts and doily cards) is weird, well, it turns out the history is a whole lot weirder. Watch the video below to discover exactly how the holiday came to be (animal sacrifices and whippings are involved, so there’s that).

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