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Why Israel is a Tech Capital of the World

Why Israel is a Tech Capital of the World

This video is sponsored by Skillshare. The first 500 to use the link in the description get two months free. You, the brave, daredevil you are, open Google Maps, throw your mouse into the air, and land here. There are palm trees, lots of 20-somethings talking into their AirPods, and everywhere you look, a familiar …

The Future of Farming

The Future of Farming

Over the next two decades, a technological wave will revolutionize the efficiency of farms all over the world. It can’t come soon enough. By the year 2050 the human population will be nearly 10 billion—which means we’ll need to have doubled the amount of food we now produce. This is an examination of the agricultural …

Poison Oak and the Covert Sting

Poison Oak and the Covert Sting

Greetings guys, gals, and non-binary pals! Welcome back to Botany After Dark! My name is Kate, and I will be your host for this journey. Today, we venture to the oft traversed forest floor, into the world, of Poison Oak. *cue intro music* Anyone who has been hiking or camping in western North America has …

The Fascinating History of Animation

I was always somebody that was into finding the answers to things. And that’s where the archive became the perfect place for me because my job is to find answers for research questions. There’s all this cultural history and value locked in this collection and what we try to do in access is try to …

The History of Hong Kong

Throughout modern history, world powers have repeatedly fought over this strategically valuable land. Its name means “fragrant harbor” in Chinese, but it could also mean “City of Change.” This is the story of Hong Kong. The first wave of people to arrive in large numbers had fled Genghis Kahn and his brutal Mongol hordes. They …

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 …