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10 Mysteries Solved By Reddit

10 Mysteries Solved By Reddit

10. Subway Cipher Your mum probably told you not to take gifts from strangers when you were a kid. But apparently reddit user Delverofsecrets never got that particular message. The redditor made a post on July 11th 2012 claiming that a homeless-looking man had given him $50 with markings on it, as well as this …

How to Solve the Housing Crisis

How to Solve the Housing Crisis

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem-solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. We’ve been hearing about it for years. The 21st century is the era of urbanization. In almost every country around the world, people are packing their bags, and moving into cities at record …

Long Island Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia (4K)

Long Island Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia (4K)

Long Island stretches eastward for 115 miles, from the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens to the windswept bluffs and rollers of Montauk Point. In many ways, Long Island is the story of America. It’s a story of Native Americans, some of whom welcomed Europeans settlers ashore in 1637, and of those who resisted. …

The Future of Farming

The Future of Farming

Over the next two decades, a technological wave will revolutionize the efficiency of farms all over the world. It can’t come soon enough. By the year 2050 the human population will be nearly 10 billion—which means we’ll need to have doubled the amount of food we now produce. This is an examination of the agricultural …

The American Revolution – OverSimplified (Part 1)

*Fancy music* “Hooooooly smokes!” Christopher Columbus! That is no way to address the King and Queen of Spain! What is wrong with you?” “Ok. Ok!” “So you know how we’re looking for a new trade route to India, right?” “Right” “And the earth is round, right?” “Right.” “So I’m thinking we can just sail the …