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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 …

Flat Earth vs. Round Earth | Explorer

you think that with the beautiful photographs that we have of our round blue planet it would convince any doubters but there are still some who insist that the world is flat correspondent Mariana van Zeller discovers more about this fast growing movement in California I’m Mariana van Zeller and I’m in Southern California to …

Canada’s New Shipping Shortcut

Canada’s New Shipping Shortcut

This is a Wendover Productions video made possible by Hover. Get 10% off your custom Domain from Hover with the code “Wendover” at checkout. The Arctic will be perhaps the single most influential region on earth in the coming century and yet almost no-one even lives there. Eight nations have territory above the Arctic Circle—Denmark …

Reflecting on moments from The Globe’s 175-year history

The Globe and Mail marks its 175th birthday on March 5th, 2019. The publication was founded as The Globe in 1844, with George Brown as publisher and editor. The Globe was originally a weekly mouthpiece for Brown’s liberal-leaning Reform Party, but the newspaper evolved a more independent voice and became a daily in the 1850s. …

Every State in the US

Every State in the US

This is “Every State in the US” by Wendover Productions and made possible by The Great Courses Plus. We’ll start with Alabama, the first state alphabetically. Magnolia Springs, Alabama is the only town in America to have their mail delivered by boat, although the longest mail delivery route in America is in rural Oklahoma where …