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The History of Iron and Steel

The History of Iron and Steel

We take many of the things for granted these days, but as a materials engineer I have always found it incredible how much we take materials for granted. Everything we build is dependant on these materials. They are so significant that we have named entire periods of human history after them. From the stone age …

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

The phenomenon known as the Renaissance is one of the standard stops on any tour through the history of Western culture. It encompasses a roughly 300 year period in Europe, where architects, poets and philosophers reconnected with the style and ambitions of ancient Greek and Roman civilization. The reasons for studying the Renaissance nowadays are …

Top 10 Actors Who Disappeared From Hollywood

Top 10 Actors Who Disappeared From Hollywood

What’s up Youtube, welcome back to top 10 beyond the screen, I’m your host Joce. If you’re looking for me beyond THIS screen, you can find our social media pages down below. Also, make sure you hang out with me until the end of this video where I’ll respond to some comments. On the surface, …

Key & Peele – Office Homophobe

[rhythmic bass beat, sensual moans] ♪ ♪ – LATRELL? – WHAT’S UP, BABY GIRL? – CAN YOU PLEASE TURN THAT OFF? – WHY, YOU DON’T LIKE MY MUSIC? – IS IT MUSIC? BECAUSE IT SOUNDS LIKE A BUNCH OF SEX NOISES OVER A BASS LINE. – OH. I GET IT. YOU DON’T LIKE MY MUSIC …

8 Badass Weapons From History

8 Badass Weapons From History

Elite Facts Presents 8 Badass Weapons from History 8. Mourning Star This is pretty much the mace’s more ruthless cousin. The morning star is built up of a solid wooden or metal shaft atop which sits a large metal ball adorned with a number of spikes or blades. This medieval weapon was used by infantry …

Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

Hi there. I’m John Green, you’re watching Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about “Iraq” No, you purportedly smart globe. We’re going to talk about Mesopotamia. I love Mesopotamia because it helped create two of my favorite things: Writing and taxes. Why do I like taxes? Because before taxes, the only …