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The History of Alabama

The History of Alabama

Reckon presents: The History of Alabama. In the beginning, Alabama was under water. Then Pangaea busted apart and the world came together. But continent building is hard. And Alabama sank again. People finally showed up and lived in caves, they learned how to grow maize and Alabama loved its grits ever since. Native Alabamians were …

This Is What Prison Will Be Like In 2119

This Is What Prison Will Be Like In 2119

The year is 2119 and you’ve just been sentenced to 10 years for stealing someone’s personal air vehicle, aka, flying car. Now let’s try and imagine what kind of punishment the authorities might meter out. Maybe you’ll be sent to a penal colony, except this colony is on Mars and there you’ll be doing hard …

I Was Trapped Underwater For 3 Days

I Was Trapped Underwater For 3 Days

Usually waking up because you have to go to the bathroom is annoying. But on May 26, 2013, waking up and leaving his bunk to use the bathroom was a decision that saved 29 year old Harrison Odjegba Okene’s life. Through an odd twist of fate, Harrison ended up being the lone survivor of a …

My Poetry Teacher

My Poetry Teacher

Ummmm.. I’ll take school facts for $800, Alex. [Reads text on clue] Oh. Oh, man. What is… poetry? I’m sorry Jeff, but the correct answer is all of them. They’re all useless. In my first video, I didn’t have enough time to say this, but I HATE it when people are “cool” with their teachers. …

A Brief History of the Normans | Animated History

A Brief History of the Normans | Animated History

So, who were the Normans? You might think they were French, but they were in fact descended from Norse raiders from Scandinavia. They settled in northern France in the ninth and early 10th century, calling their new homeland Normandy 150 years later, their leader, Duke William II, claimed he also had the right to the …

Secret US Plan To Crush North Korea

Secret US Plan To Crush North Korea

Despite summits between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and the United States’ President Trump, tensions on the Korean peninsula remain markedly high. During his meetings with President Trump, Kim Jong Un promised to stop, or at least heavily curtail, his nation’s nuclear program, and yet American intelligence agencies have extensive intelligence showing that not only …

Why Were Vikings So Much Better At Fighting?

Why Were Vikings So Much Better At Fighting?

They are credited with inventing the Western version of the hair comb, and they were the first Westerners to use skis. They were the Vikings, and these accomplishments are not what these Norse people are best known for. The Vikings captured the attention of the world when they decided to terrorize parts of Europe and …

What Happens When You Die?

What Happens When You Die?

This video is brought to you by Squarespace. Whether you need a domain, website, or online store, make it with Squarespace. What happens when you finally kick the bucket, so to speak? Despite our mostly science-grounded views on death these days, it seems many of us believe in life after it. In 2014, UK citizens …