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History Summarized: Ancient China

History Summarized: Ancient China

This video is brought to you by Squarespace. More on that later. The Empire, long divided must unite – long united, must divide. Thus, it has ever been. So opens the famous Chinese tale “The Romance of the Three Kingdoms”, or to put it another way, China is whole again! Then it broke again! And …

Jack Ma: From KFC Reject to Asia’s Richest Man

Jack Ma: From KFC Reject to Asia’s Richest Man

(lighthearted music) Jack Ma is Asia’s richest man and most recognizable business tycoon. He’s the chairman of Alibaba. China’s E-commerce giant and one of the 10 largest companies in the world. Yet he still wants more. We know where we’re going, we want to be the fifth largest economy. Big words from the man some …

What If: World Without the US – Part 2

What If: World Without the US – Part 2

In our first episode of a world without the US we looked at the ways that the World War 2 and post War-era may have turned out if the US had simply refused to engage the world and remained isolationist. We discovered that there would be a near-certainty of a World War II that ended …

Real Reason Why China Wants To Expand

Real Reason Why China Wants To Expand

This episode is brought to you by Dashlane; Try Dashlane Premium free for 30 days at www.dashlane.com/infographics and never forget another password and keep all your online accounts secure! The People’s Republic of China is huge. Not only is it the world’s most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion people, it’s massive …

How China Created Its Own Internet

How China Created Its Own Internet

Imagine if the internet took hold in China. Imagine how freedom would spread Unrestricted internet access is a source of strength. That country has some of the toughest internet restrictions in the world. The government in China’s tightening up on internet restriction it says because of the number of anonymous postings that poke fun at …

North Korea – summary of 70 years of history

It’s one of the most closed and isolated countries in the world. Ruled with an iron fist for 70 years by the Kim dynasty. This country is also a thorn on the side of the largest military power in the world, the United States. Let’s trace on a map the evolution of North Korea, ever …

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 …

Pharmaceutical industry in China | Wikipedia audio article

Pharmaceutical industry in China | Wikipedia audio article

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the leading industries in the People’s Republic of China, covering synthetic chemicals and drugs, prepared Chinese medicines, medical devices, apparatus and instruments, hygiene materials, packing materials, and pharmaceutical machinery. China accounts for 20% of the world’s population but only 1.5% of the global drug market. China’s changing health-care environment …

The History of North Korea

The History of North Korea

We’re constantly hearing threats from Kim Jong-Un’s North Korean government, but what’s behind all of that? Let’s find out. This is the modern history of North Korea. The Korean empire ruled the entire Korean peninsula until 1910, that’s when the more powerful Japanese army took control through a treaty. When Japan was defeated to end …