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Why danger symbols can’t last forever

Why danger symbols can’t last forever

You probably know how this symbol is supposed to make you feel. And this one. This one too, even if you’re not sure exactly what it means. But what about this? This symbol — The Jolly Roger — was once one of the most feared symbols in the world. It represented death, pirates, and poison. …

The History of North Korea

The History of North Korea

We’re constantly hearing threats from Kim Jong-Un’s North Korean government, but what’s behind all of that? Let’s find out. This is the modern history of North Korea. The Korean empire ruled the entire Korean peninsula until 1910, that’s when the more powerful Japanese army took control through a treaty. When Japan was defeated to end …

10 Weapons That Changed The History Of Warfare

10 Weapons That Changed The History Of Warfare 10. AK-47 If I asked you to name the first gun that comes to mind, I’d be willing to bet it’s the AK-47. That’s because it’s the most widely produced gun in history, with over 100 million made in total and 75 million in existence right now. …

“How I Survived Chernobyl”

My name is Sasha Yuvchenko, and I would like to tell you the story of how I survived one of the worst man-made disasters the world has ever seen. On April 25th, 1986, I was working at the heart of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant when the No. 4 nuclear reactor exploded. The blast was …

The Cruise Missile From Hell

The Cruise Missile From Hell

It’s 1955, and the United States and the Soviet Union are locked in the deadly embrace that’ll come to be known as the Cold War. Just five and a half years ago the Soviet Union shocked the world by detonating their own atomic bomb, a feat achieved by the infiltration of the American Manhattan Project …

What If We Detonated All Nuclear Bombs at Once?

Many of our viewers have asked us a very serious question:Many of our viewers have asked us a very serious question:What if we made a big pile of bombsWhat if we made a big pile of bombsand exploded every nuclear weapon in the world all at once?and exploded every nuclear weapon in the world all …