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The Terrifying First Space Walk (feat. Adam Devine & Blake Anderson) – Drunk History

The Terrifying First Space Walk (feat. Adam Devine & Blake Anderson) – Drunk History

– Hello, I’m Kyle Kinane. and we’re going to talk about the first space walk.1965! Space race underway!America against Russia.So Russia, they’ve been sending animals out.Poo!But then, the U.S.,Pew!And then, Russia is just like,Who’s the most maniac Russian we have? Pavel Belyayev and Alexey Leonov.So Russia says, Pavel, Alexey, do you want to do some …

History of Russia Part 1

History of Russia Part 1

For thousands of years, the lands known today as Russia and Ukraine were inhabited by nomadic tribes and mysterious Bronze Age cultures. The only record they left were their graves. In the great open grasslands of the south, the steppe, they buried their chieftains beneath huge mounds called kurgans. The Ancient Greek historian Herodotus called …

Where did Russia come from? – Alex Gendler

Where did Russia come from? – Alex Gendler

Where did Russia come from, why is it so big, and what are the differences between it and its neighbors? The answers lie in an epic story of seafaring warriors, nomadic invaders, and the rise and fall of a medieval state known as Kievan Rus. In the first millennium, a large group of tribes spread …

What If: World Without the US – Part 2

What If: World Without the US – Part 2

In our first episode of a world without the US we looked at the ways that the World War 2 and post War-era may have turned out if the US had simply refused to engage the world and remained isolationist. We discovered that there would be a near-certainty of a World War II that ended …