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The Bible Explored – A Brief History

The Bible Explored  – A Brief History

When you think of bestselling books, what titles come to mind? Perhaps The Lord of the Rings? It’s sold 150 million copies worldwide, which puts it in third place. A Tale of Two Cities has sold 200 million copies. That’s good enough for second place, but it’s still not the all-time best. The number one …

History of Canada Crash Course

History of Canada Crash Course

History of Canada Canada, the land of beavers, hockey and snow but does it really paints the complete picture of the country. The history of Canada is filled with conflicts and struggles. The history of Canada is very vast and interesting, from the arrival of Vikings to the present-day Canada which is home to people …

How to Solve the Housing Crisis

How to Solve the Housing Crisis

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem-solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. We’ve been hearing about it for years. The 21st century is the era of urbanization. In almost every country around the world, people are packing their bags, and moving into cities at record …

Canada & The United States (Bizarre Borders Part 2)

Canada & The United States (Bizarre Borders Part 2)

Canada and the United States share the longest, straightest, possibly boringest border in the world. But, look closer, and there’s plenty of bizarreness to be found. While these sister nations get along fairly well, they both want to make it really clear whose side of the continent is whose. And they’ve done this by carving …

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 …

The American Revolution – OverSimplified (Part 1)

*Fancy music* “Hooooooly smokes!” Christopher Columbus! That is no way to address the King and Queen of Spain! What is wrong with you?” “Ok. Ok!” “So you know how we’re looking for a new trade route to India, right?” “Right” “And the earth is round, right?” “Right.” “So I’m thinking we can just sail the …