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Leif Eriksson – The First European in North America

Leif Eriksson – The First European in North America

– [Narrator] Ask any school child which European first set foot in America, and you’ll probably get this answer, “It was Christopher Columbus in 1492.” But this is not correct. For we now know that another great explorer achieved this historic feat some 500 years earlier. That explorer was a Viking called Leif Eriksson. (majestic …

Why You Could Never Be An Astronaut

Why You Could Never Be An Astronaut

This video was made possible by WIX. If you’re ready to create a website, head over to wix.com/go/infographics2019 to try out one of their premium plans right now. In the 1950’s, NASA leadership was in the midst of a debate. They were trying to decide what name was best to call the crew of their …

Why These Countries Are Almost Impossible To Visit

Why These Countries Are Almost Impossible To Visit

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! Many of you globetrotters might have proudly shared a map of the world on social media which shows all the countries you have visited. There are …

Canada & The United States (Bizarre Borders Part 2)

Canada & The United States (Bizarre Borders Part 2)

Canada and the United States share the longest, straightest, possibly boringest border in the world. But, look closer, and there’s plenty of bizarreness to be found. While these sister nations get along fairly well, they both want to make it really clear whose side of the continent is whose. And they’ve done this by carving …

Sushi: How to Eat, History & Cost | japan-guide.com

Sushi: How to Eat, History & Cost | japan-guide.com

Sushi is a symbol of Japan and is one of the most popular Japanese dishes around the world. But what is sushi? For starters, sushi consists of vinegared rice combined with different toppings, usually seafood, and comes in different forms such as Nigirizushi, Makizushi, Gunkanzushi, Oshizushi, Temakizushi, Chirashizushi and Inarizushi. Sushi can be enjoyed at …

Death of the American Hobo (Documentary)

Death of the American Hobo (Documentary)

BEN: Your heart’s racing. Obviously, you’re hoping that we wouldn’t get caught. -There’s something about the hobo that has to be recorded in American history. BEN: The whole time we were asking ourselves, what is the story here? What is the story of the hobo? What is a hobo? EMPRESS VAGABOND HOBO LUMP: It’s not …

Geography Now! Germany

Geography Now! Germany

Alright! Lederhosen, schnitzel, beer, bratwurst, order, bread and beer, complicated history, beer, no humor, EDM, and gummy bears that will kind of like give you diarrhea but it’s like worth it. Ugh! Those are such horrible stereotypes that every German is so sick and tired of hearing. Want a gummy bear? ♫♫♫ ♫ It’s time …

History of Portugal in 7 Minutes!

History of Portugal in 7 Minutes!

Portugal is an exciting and vibrant country. And this small western European nation definitely had a storied past. People have inhabited this area since the 6th century BC and maybe even more. All the history that has taken place between then and now packs quite a punch, so let’s take a closer look. Obviously, like …