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Flat Earth vs. Round Earth | Explorer

you think that with the beautiful photographs that we have of our round blue planet it would convince any doubters but there are still some who insist that the world is flat correspondent Mariana van Zeller discovers more about this fast growing movement in California I’m Mariana van Zeller and I’m in Southern California to …

The Alphabet – Origins of Writing – Extra History

As the world ended with fire and sword, and one by one, the lights of civilization were snuffed out, old ideas died, and from their ashes, new ideas came. Ideas that would change the world. (intro) As we’ve talked about the Bronze Age Collapse, we’ve mentioned time and again that, across much of the ancient …

A Brief History of Pi

A Brief History of Pi

This video is brought to you by Squarespace whether you need a domain website or online store make it with Squarespace take any circle measure its circumference and its diameter the ratio of these two numbers is a mathematical constant we call pi while this definition is simple pi has been studied for thousands of …

Darius I and The Greatest Lie in History

Darius I and The Greatest Lie in History

Assassination, conspiracy and cover-ups – what more could we want in a story about Imperial succession? The First Persian Empire was one of the greatest that ever existed. An expertly organised economy, a relatively tolerant and lenient provincial system, along with other groundbreaking advances in human civilisation, was combined with some of the most scandalous …