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Places – Lost in Time: Plymouth, Montserrat

Places – Lost in Time: Plymouth, Montserrat

Volcanic activity is by far the most radical of the earth’s natural processes. With the power of the planet’s molten core behind it, a single torrent of lava or a devastating pyroclastic flow can rearrange entire landscapes in a matter of minutes. Of course, as nature has no consideration for humans and our creations, anything …

History Summarized: Malta

History Summarized: Malta

The history of the Mediterranean is both very long and very crowded. So it’s hard to get a big picture when we’re busy investigating individual civilizations like Egypt, Rome, or the Ottomans. However, a great way to see the whole of Mediterranean history is actually to zoom right in on the middle, to the island …

How tsunamis work – Alex Gendler

How tsunamis work – Alex Gendler

In 479 BC, when Persian soldiers besieged the Greek city of Potidaea, the tide retreated much farther than usual, leaving a convenient invasion route. But this wasn’t a stroke of luck. Before they had crossed halfway, the water returned in a wave higher than anyone had ever seen, drowning the attackers. The Potiidaeans believed they …

Real Reason Why China Wants To Expand

Real Reason Why China Wants To Expand

This episode is brought to you by Dashlane; Try Dashlane Premium free for 30 days at www.dashlane.com/infographics and never forget another password and keep all your online accounts secure! The People’s Republic of China is huge. Not only is it the world’s most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion people, it’s massive …

3 of the Biggest Experiments Ever

3 of the Biggest Experiments Ever

SciShow is supported by Squarespace. Whether you need a domain, website, or online store, make it with Squarespace [♪INTRO] It’s one of those fundamental rules of the universe that we all eventually learn growing up: like, life isn’t fair, Picard was a better starship captain than Kirk, and bigger isn’t always better. Sometimes though, there …

The Survival of the Sea Turtle

The Survival of the Sea Turtle

Sea turtles are miraculous. First, they’ve been around since the late Jurassic, roughly 150 million years ago. Cohorts of the dinosaurs, sea turtles have survived through the challenges of eons, existing still today, where many others have ended their evolutionary run. Second, throughout the centuries and up till today, every living adult sea turtle has …

Bass Fishing Battle | Dude Perfect

Bass Fishing Battle | Dude Perfect

This is big, folks. Dude, I think it’s a pretty good one. It’s pulling my boat. Woo hoo! Oh, it’s a big fish! Oh, it’s a big fish! We’re Dude Perfect. Welcome to Bass Fishing Battle. Here we go! Woo! Dude Perfect. For round 1, each dude will have six fishing poles. Once you catch …