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The Story of Tetris | Gaming Historian

The Story of Tetris | Gaming Historian

News Editor: “It was the joke heard around the world, the one by President Reagan, about bombing the Soviet Union and it resulted in a…” Norman: 1984, the Cold War raged between two superpowers: the United States and the Soviet Union. Major economic and political differences created a constant state of tension between the former …

Feature History – Texas Revolution

Feature History – Texas Revolution

This video is brought to you by Brilliant. Howdy partner, and welcome to Feature History – featuring the Texas Revolution, a time back when the US liked illegal border-crossing. Edgy humor aside, that time was back in the early 19th century The area today known as Texas was a part of Mexico, the US had …

Worst Company Disasters! | Top 6 Blunders

You are watching ColdFusion TV. Hi. Welcome to another ColdFusion video. In previous ColdFusion videos, we’ve often seen the success stories of some of the largest and most influential companies. But what about the other side? What about the blunders? missed opportunities, and utter disasters that in turn, brought some companies to ruin. Well today, …

The LEGO Story – How it all started

You’ve probably seen one of these. A Lego brick. But have you ever wondered how it all started, and why it’s called Lego? Actually, the name is much older than this plastic brick. Are you curious? Let me tell you how it all began. (BIRDS CHIRPING) Many years ago, there was a skilled and hard-working …

Joe Bartlett: “The Clinic”

Joe Bartlett: “The Clinic”

Mr. Halleck had the Clinic on the main throughfare there. I don’t have that number, but I think we have it somewhere in our previous testimony. His method of operation was a little different, maybe unique. He lubricated his some of his recalcitrant Members with beverage, which was not a stranger to the Board of …

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Few people can rival Leonardo da Vinci for the title of “Supreme Genius of the Ages” perhaps known first as an artist. His paintings: The Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Vitruvian Man are amongst the most famous, recognizable and parodied works of all time. But Leonardo was the very definition of a polymath renaissance man. …

Going Camping at the End of the World

Going Camping at the End of the World

[Text-to-speech] Oh, baby! Look at this size of that sponsor. Just relax… Everything’s totally serene. You’re floating through a cloud. The sun is warm a— 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐄𝐍𝐃 𝐈𝐒 𝐍𝐈𝐆𝐇 A prophecy has been foretold! (o rly?) The rapture is coming (😱) and we have the specific date! Soon, the believers will rise, and the impure …