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American English – The History of English (8/10)

American English – The History of English (8/10)

The History of English in Ten Minutes. Chapter 8: American English, or not English but somewhere in the ballpark. From the moment Brits first landed in America they needed names for all the new plants and animals, so they borrowed words like raccoon, squash and moose from the Native Americans, as well as most of …

Top 10 Most Beautiful Places In The World

Top 10 Most Beautiful Places In The World

They’re breathtaking, their eye opening, they’re Jaw-dropping. Welcome to watchmojo.com and today we’re counting down our pics for the top 10 most beautiful places in the world. Before we begin we publish new videos everyday so, be sure to subscribe for more great content. For this list we’ll be looking at the most beautiful locations …

How America became a superpower

How America became a superpower

The modern United States is the most powerful country in human history. With over 800 military bases and 37% of global military spending, the United States has become the leader of a vast interconnected global system that has helped usher in an era of unprecedented prosperity and low levels of conflict. To understand America’s position …

The Horrible History of The Death Penalty

The Horrible History of The Death Penalty

A capital crime as you probably know is an offense that is punishable by death. The term comes from the Latin word “caput”, which means head, and capital punishment originally meant literally losing your head. This controversial kind of punishment is still retained in 58 countries, while 102 countries have it but don’t use it. …

Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future

Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future

It’s a really exciting time to be alive. We have a front row seat to the only known transformation of a world powered by dirty fossil fuels, to a planet that gets its energy from renewable, clean sources. It’s going to happen just once, right now. These are the top 10 potential energy sources of …

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 …