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The (Secret) City of London, Part 2: Government

The (Secret) City of London, Part 2: Government

The City of London is a unique place — it’s the city in a city (in a country in a country) that runs its government with perhaps the most complicated elections in the world involving medieval guilds, modern corporations, mandatory titles and fancy hats, all of which are connected in this horrifying org chart. Why …

How we take back the internet | Edward Snowden

How we take back the internet | Edward Snowden

Chris Anderson: The rights of citizens, the future of the Internet. So I would like to welcome to the TED stage the man behind those revelations, Ed Snowden. (Applause) Ed is in a remote location somewhere in Russia controlling this bot from his laptop, so he can see what the bot can see. Ed, welcome …

The Secret Society of the Illuminati

The Secret Society of the Illuminati

– This week on BuzzFeed Unsolved we’re covering the Illuminati. Is is a real thing? What the hell is it? – It’s not a thing. – Alright, approach it with an open mind, let’s get started. – Great. – [Ryan] Shockingly, the Illuminati actually has a very real historical foundation. In 1776, in Bavaria, Germany, …

The Trouble with the Electoral College

The Trouble with the Electoral College

In a fair democracy everyone’s vote should count equally, but the method that the United States uses to elect its president, called the electoral college, violates this principle by making sure that some people’s votes are more equal than others. The Electoral College is, essentially, the 538 votes that determine who wins the presidency. If …

Who Are The Kurds?

Who Are The Kurds?

In Iraq right now, the Sunni Militant group ISIS is fighting against the Shiite run government for control of most of the country. But those aren’t the only groups in Iraq. There is a whole other section of people called the Kurds, who are involved in the dispute, the politics, and pretty much everything else …

Nashville 102 Week 3 Nashville: 1900-1945

Nashville 102 Week 3 Nashville: 1900-1945

COLLEGE TUTOR YOU ALL ACTUALLY TALK TO EACH OTHER ONE. STUDENTS ARE USUALLY KIND OF IN THE FROZEN MOMENT WITH THEIR PHONES. SO AS TO WHY PEOPLE HAVE TO QUIET ACROSS. STUDENTS WHO WOULD TALK TO EACH OTHER. IT IS QUITE A CHALLENGE. AND I’M I’M I’M I’M I’M REAL AND SO IT WILL NOT …

Rand Paul and Aqua Buddha!

Rand Paul and Aqua Buddha!

David Gregory on meet the press. this this is this is got me scratch my head the news everybody’s buzzing about the fact the Rand Paul is going off on bill clinton monica lewinsky something that happened what seventeen years ago or something like that and and that we litigated as a nation book Bill …