A Brief History of Quebec

A Brief History of Quebec

Quebec is a unique place. It’s a vast, densely populated French-speaking province within a much larger predominantly English speaking country. The people of the province are amongst the first Europeans to arrive in North America. It’s a province which voted not once but twice on whether it should leave Canada, and both times it narrowly …

What is History for?

If you had the misfortune to do too much of it at school, you’ll probably remember one thing about history: just how boring it can be. You might harbour painful memories of the 100 Years War, the War of Spanish Succession, Crop Rotation in the Middle Ages or – heaven forbid – the good deeds …

Syria’s war: Who is fighting and why

Syria’s war: Who is fighting and why

Syria’s war is mess. After 6 years, the conflict is divided between four sides, each side with foreign backers. And those foreign backers don’t even agree with each other on who they are fighting for and who they are fighting against. And now, Syria’s use of chemical weapons has provoked President Donald Trump to directly …

Scientifically Proven Best Ways to Study

Scientifically Proven Best Ways to Study

For those of us in school who are trying to figure out the most effective way to study, science is here on hand to help. While it has been traditionally thought by many of us over the years that long hours in front of the computer or in the library, before an important exam, are …

The Death of Bin Laden and the Birth of ISIS

The Death of Bin Laden and the Birth of ISIS

In the direct aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, I imagine Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, in general, had complicated feelings. On the one hand, this was a period for them to celebrate. The most significant attack in their history, a stab directly into symbols of American financial and military power, was a huge success. However, …

Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to make it rain. We’re going to talk about money, the stuff that makes the world go ’round. I’m not very good at making it rain. MFTP: Mr. Green! Mr. Green. I’m sorry, but money doesn’t make the world go round. …

Jim Henson vs Stan Lee. Epic Rap Battles of History

Jim Henson vs Stan Lee. Epic Rap Battles of History

역사적인 인물들의 랩배틀 스탠 리 VS 짐 헨슨 시작! 안녕하신가, 히어로들! 스탠 리가 싸우러 왔다네! 헐크 뒤에 숨겨진 인격이자 인형 뒤에 숨어있는 오타쿠와 만날려고 왔지 난 그저 친근한 글쟁이 이웃일 뿐이지만, 사실 그 정체는 슈퍼 MC라고 내 랩은 내 그림자만큼 어두워서, 네가 비명지르며 도망가게 할 정도지 MEMEMEMEME라는 비명을! 자네 큰일났어, 지미. 이 더럽고 늙은 히피같으니! …