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The conspiracy behind this famous statue

The conspiracy behind this famous statue

These are all the same woman. Which one do you recognize? Why? How did the Venus de Milo, an armless ancient statue, go from being lost on a tiny Greek island to an international icon? It’s part of a story that spans centuries – and a possible cover-up that starts with a missing piece right …

Ancient Greece 101 | National Geographic

Ancient Greece 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Art, philosophy, democracy, and heroes. These are just a few achievements of the legendary civilization known as ancient Greece. Ancient Greece was born on the shores of the Aegean Sea about 4,000 years ago. In over a millennium, it expanded to lands as far west as Spain and as far east as India. …

Did The Past Really Happen?

Did The Past Really Happen?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. The dog that played Toto in The Wizard of Oz was credited as Toto, but in reality the dog’s name was Terry. And when Terry died in 1945 her owner and trainer Carl Spitz buried her on his ranch in Los Angeles. But in 1958 the Ventura Highway was constructed right …

Why Does the ❤️ Heart Symbol ❤️ Look That Way?

Why does the heart symbol look like this if the human heart actually looks like this? And why do we believe that the heart is the epicenter of love? Whether they’re filled with chocolate and love notes, punctuating your text messages, or popping out of cartoon characters’ bulging eyes, hearts are pretty much everywhere… Or …