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The History of Classical Liberalism – Learn Liberty

The History of Classical Liberalism – Learn Liberty

If you ask most people what classical liberalism is, then theyíll say, itís essentially free-market economics. Itís all about low taxes, laissez faire, reducing the government intervention in the economy. But in fact, thatís a rather impoverished and narrow idea of what classical liberalism is. Itís actually a comprehensive philosophy, a way of thinking about …

A Brief History of Life: Rise of the Humans

A Brief History of Life: Rise of the Humans

Today we’re going to conclude our miniseries about the history of life on Earth by talking about the Cenozoic era, from 65 million years ago to the present. Cenozoic means “recent animals,” which makes sense, since it’s the era we’re still in. During the Cenozoic, animals and plants and everything else evolved to the forms …

The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

Hi, my name is John Green, This is Crash Course World History. Oh my gosh! Today we’re going to talk about war. Ah! Explosions everywhere! So, traditionally, historians are pretty keen on wars, because they feature clearly delineated beginnings, and middles, and ends, and because they always have a fair bit of death and drama …

Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Say there’s a coin that’s currently worth hundreds of U.S. dollars, but it’s not made of gold, or platinum, or any precious metal. In fact, it’s not the kind of coin you can hold in your hand or stick in a piggy bank. It’s a digital currency, which means it only exists electronically. I’m talking …

Learn the history of ‘hello’ in 6 minutes!

Learn the history of ‘hello’ in 6 minutes!

Catherine: Hello. I’m Catherine. Rob: Hello. I’m Rob. Catherine: We both started with what is probably the best-known greeting in English and one of the first words English language students learn, and that is ‘hello’! So today in 6 Minute English we’re digging a little deeper into the world of greetings and the fascinating history …

How to Clear Your History in Internet Explorer 7

How to Clear Your History in Internet Explorer 7

How to Clear Your History in Internet Explorer 7. So, you’ve been “exploring” some options, and now someone’s on to you? Here’s how to shake them from your tail. You will need Internet Explorer 7 and a questionable internet history. Step 1. Open Internet Explorer. Step 2. On the top menu bar, click “Tools,” then …

The Fog That Killed 12,000 People

The Fog That Killed 12,000 People

[♪ INTRO] London is famously foggy. Sometimes that can mean a wistful stroll or another excuse for a cuppa tea, but when fog mixes with the smoke and chemicals produced by industry, it becomes something new: smog. And for a couple of centuries, London’s smog could kill. Really bad smogs could kill a thousand people …

Bad Science: Breast Milk and Formula

Bad Science: Breast Milk and Formula

Thanks to Skillshare for supporting this episode of SciShow. [ ♪INTRO ] If you’ve had a baby in the last couple decades or so, you’ve probably been told that “breast is best.” That you should make sure your baby gets only breast milk for the first six months of its life. It’s a saying that …