Libra – Zuckerberg’s dangerous cryptocurrency lie

Libra – Zuckerberg’s dangerous cryptocurrency lie

Facebook is going to launch its own cryptocurrency with the potential of turning the social network into the largest payment service in the world. Zuckerberg promises strong privacy protections and claims the new digital currency will be independent of the Facebook company. The new coin called Libra is planned to launch in early 2020, and …

Is Anything Real?

Is Anything Real?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Where are your fingers? Seriously. It’s a pretty easy question. You should be able to answer it. But how do you know? How does anyone know anything? You might say, well, I know where my fingers are. I’m looking right at them. Or, I can touch them, I can feel them, …

The Immigration History of the United States of America

The Immigration History of the United States of America

Immigration. It’s been the defining characteristic of America since before our country even began, so it’s important to remind ourselves of our rich history…of where we all came from to create this one-of-a-kind melting pot of people that is the United States in the 21st century. The first successful colony in America was established in …

The History of Hindu India, 1850 to 1947

The History of Hindu India, 1850 to 1947

Namaste, and welcome to Part Four of the documentary “History of Hindu India.” I’m standing at the southernmost tip of India at the Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial. This monument to the great 19th century Hindu leader sits on a small island in the Indian Ocean just offshore near the town of Kanya Kumari. In a …

Unboxing a 1940’s Monopoly “War Time” Edition

This is a 1940’s wartime monopoly set. After hunting for about two years, I finally got my hands on one last week. And I know what you’re thinking, “Who cares about some old board game, Austin?” But stick with me. This is actually pretty cool. At least I think so. This monopoly set was manufactured …

The World Record History of Super Mario Sunshine any%

The World Record History of Super Mario Sunshine any%

Released in 2002 for the Nintendo GameCube, Super Mario Sunshine brought the 3D Mario series from its roots into the next generation, with its bright and colorful graphics, simple yet memorable story, and extremely fluid mechanics. No pun intended. As with any game in part of a major Nintendo franchise, people would eventually take interest …