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Russia’s Geography Problem

Russia’s Geography Problem

This is a Wendover Productions video made possible by Backblaze and in collaboration with Alternate History Hub and Real Life Lore. Russia is immense–it spans 5,000 miles across, 2,000 miles vertically12, crosses 11 time zones3, borders everywhere from Norway to North Korea4, and is as close to Anchorage as it is to Amsterdam5. It’s huge… …

Plane Crash Leads To Unbelievable Survival Story

Imagine you and some of your best buddies are traveling by plane to what you think will be a weekend to remember. Suddenly you experience some bad turbulence, but it’s nothing you haven’t felt before. Then it gets worse. The plane drops through the sky, luggage falls from above. You grab hold of the seat …

The History of Geology

The History of Geology

[ Birds chirping ] [Katelyn Salem:] “If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree.” This quote is from one of the greatest philosophers of ancient history…Michael Crichton. And I think it does a good job of explaining why we’re about …