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What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

Since the beginning of mankind as a species, weapons have been some of our cleverest and most important inventions. Over hundreds and thousands of years of war and killing, humanity has continued to devise new ways to kill one another. Often in brutal fashion. From the club, to the spear to the bow, the catapult, …

World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. history, and today we’re going to talk about a topic so huge to history buffs that we can only discuss a tiny, little fraction of it. I am of course referring to paratroopering. No World War II. World War II is the only historical event that …

The History of the EU with David Mitchell

The History of the EU with David Mitchell

The history of the European Union in three minutes The first thing to unify Europe was tectonic shifts then, when humans had finally evolved, much of Europe was unified by the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire The Frankish Empire, and the holy Roman Empire, which was like the Roman Empire but a bit more pious. …