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Deserts 101 | National Geographic

Deserts 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Wind whips over a barren wasteland. Vast nothingness as far as the eye can see, or so it may seem. Creatures peek out of burrows, scurry across the sand, and soar through the sky, revealing a landscape not as lifeless as it might first appear. Deserts are often defined as areas of land …

Drew Brees Tests His Concentration | Brain Games

Drew Brees Tests His Concentration | Brain Games

KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY: We’re about to test the theory that training your brain can improve mental performance in the same way that weightlifting can build muscle strength. In this game, you’ll have to track several objects in motion. If you happen to be an air traffic controller or a parent watching your kids at a busy …

Mars Season 2 – Trailer | National Geographic

Mars Season 2 – Trailer | National Geographic

There are other human beings on Mars now. Coexistence may prove just as challenging as it does on Earth. ELON MUSK: Mars civilization ultimately looks like an advanced version of Earth. SUSAN WISE BAUER: Industry is going to be absolutely vital to that effort. Lokrum is a private corporation. And Linus, you’re here to make …

Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] The story of ancient Rome is a story of evolution, of how a civilization’s ability to adapt and dominate can lead to its survival for over 1,000 years. Rome began as a small village on central Italy’s Tiber River. In the coming centuries, it grew into an empire that stretched from the north …

Uranus 101 | National Geographic

Uranus 101 | National Geographic

– [Angeli] In ancient times, humans studied the night sky and discovered the worlds of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. But beyond this realm of knowledge, another world shined brightly, just waiting to be discovered. Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun from a distance of about 20 astronomical units, or 20 times …

Neanderthals 101 | National Geographic

Neanderthals 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Neanderthals are often depicted as brutish cave men, but science shows that our early ancestors were actually quite advanced. Neanderthals, or homo neanderthalensis, are our closest relatives in the human family tree. The species lived from about 400,000 to 40,000 years ago and inhabited an area that stretched as far was as Europe’s …

Dinosaurs 101 | National Geographic

Dinosaurs 101 | National Geographic

(dramatic music) (roaring) – [Narrator] Probably no other creatures on the planet have struck as much fear and awe in our hearts as the dinosaurs. (roaring) The earliest dinosaurs appeared about 245 million years ago during the Triassic Period. When most of the Earth’s landmasses were still joined together as the super continent Pangaea. Over …

History 101: The Protestant Reformation | National Geographic

History 101: The Protestant Reformation | National Geographic

– [Narrator] The Protestant Reformation of the 16th century shook the very foundation of Europe’s cultural identity. The Reformation was a revolution of religion in western Europe. Essentially, it was the result of centuries worth of political and social grievances against the Christian Church as it existed. Christianity, which began as a fledgling religion in …