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History Surfer

iPhone / iPad
  • Reference
  • Education
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History Surfer lets you sit back, relax and discover history like never before, one fact at a time.

Whether it's during your commute or while standing in line - don't succumb to the temptation of news feeds or silly updates from people you barely know - explore history instead!

Tell the app how much time you've got and let History Surfer take you on a short trip throughout history, starting today and ending with the Big Bang.

300 HOURS of content!

It's fast, it's neat, it's no nonsense - just HISTORY.

- 200'000 events from the present all the way back to the Big Bang
- 500'000 links to references & a built-in web browser
- Save intriguing events in favorites
- Full-text search to quickly look up anything that ever happened
- Jump directly to reference articles on the web
- Share your discoveries: tweet, email, save to Instapaper

History Surfer was inspired by the always-amazing XKCD and its strip titled "Backwards in Time".

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