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How Brazil Hacked History (And Got So Stupidly Big)

How Brazil Hacked History (And Got So Stupidly Big)

Brazil is the fifth largest country by territory. It occupies half of South America, being as big as all its Spanish speaking countries combined. But historically there should’ve not been any Portuguese trace in this part of the World. Spain and Portugal started the era of Great Discoveries and dominated the ocean in the 15th …

How To Name A Disease (Like COVID-19)

How To Name A Disease (Like COVID-19)

Hi, this is Julián from MinuteEarth. In 2009, a disease swept across the globe and infected millions, and before it was officially named 2009 H1N1 Flu, it was popularly dubbed “swine flu.” Panicking countries banned sales of pigs and pig products, turning the pork industry on its snout and Egypt even went so far as …

Let’s change the history of humankind

Let’s change the history of humankind

Humanity, today lives a critical moment, with patterns of production and consumption that lacerate everything that exists and everything that lives. It is necessary to contribute to the transformation of human society, as a critical, responsible, committed, inclusive community, and that is aware of this reality that goes beyond us. Facing this, it is increasingly …

The Fastest-Growing Plant In The World

The Fastest-Growing Plant In The World

Hi, this is Julián from MinuteEarth. Bamboo can grow as fast as three feet per day! In fact, when it comes to upward growth, bamboo is the fastest growing plant on Earth, able to shoot up as tall as a 10 story building in just 8 weeks, giving pandas a new meaning to the term …

One Strange Rock – Trailer | National Geographic

One Strange Rock – Trailer | National Geographic

[suspenseful music] I am going to tell you about the most incredible place. And you know what? You’re walking on it. Our planet is literally bursting with life. [echo] [popping] [plunk] [rhythmic vibrations] There’s so much activity, and our planet is right in the middle of it. I really wish that everyone could see the …