How The Secret to Silk Was Smuggled Out of China
There was no product more important to the economy of the ancient world than silk.
Silk was transported thousands of miles to be purchased by people so far away from its source that they had no clue where it came from.
The source of silk, however, was China, and for centuries, they had a monopoly, which brought them tremendous wealth.
That was until they didn’t.
Learn more about how the secret to silk was smuggled out of China, and the silk monopoly was broken on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.
BetterHelp is an online platform that provides therapy and counseling services to individuals in need of mental health support. The platform offers a range of communication methods, including chat, phone, and video sessions with licensed and accredited therapists who specialize in different areas, such as depression, anxiety, relationships, and more. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/Everywhere
ButcherBox is the perfect solution for anyone looking to eat high-quality, sustainably sourced meat without the hassle of going to the grocery store. With ButcherBox, you can enjoy a variety of grass-fed beef, heritage pork, free-range chicken, and wild-caught seafood delivered straight to your door every month. Visit ButcherBox.com/Daily to get 10% off and free chicken thighs for a year.
InsideTracker provides a personal health analysis and data-driven wellness guide to help you add years to your life—and life to your years. Choose a plan that best fits your needs to get your comprehensive biomarker analysis, customized Action Plan, and customer-exclusive healthspan resources. For a limited time, Everything Everywhere Daily listeners can get 20% off InsideTracker’s new Ultimate Plan. Visit InsideTracker.com/eed.
Subscribe to the podcast!
Executive Producer: Charles Daniel
Associate Producers: Peter Bennett & Thor Thomsen
Become a supporter on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/everythingeverywhere
Update your podcast app at newpodcastapps.com
Discord Server: https://discord.gg/UkRUJFh
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everythingeverywheredaily
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices