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Worst Days In The History of the World

The history of the world is full of misery and tragedy. Be it from natural disasters, human atrocities, or the results of conflicts and wars between nations, there are literally hundreds of stories that line the pages of our history books, and no doubt there will be more to come. Which are the most tragic …

Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Say there’s a coin that’s currently worth hundreds of U.S. dollars, but it’s not made of gold, or platinum, or any precious metal. In fact, it’s not the kind of coin you can hold in your hand or stick in a piggy bank. It’s a digital currency, which means it only exists electronically. I’m talking …

Make the World Greta Again (Full Documentary)

Make the World Greta Again (Full Documentary)

Schoolchildren across the country are expected to skip classes on Friday as part of a strike against climate change. I do not accept that taking time off school is useful for children. Skipping school is not in my vocabulary. It’s not a good idea. I never thought it was a good idea. Kids should go …

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 …

The Story of “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65

♪♪ -Back then, none of the studios were actually soundproof, so you could always hear what the others were working on, and I was working in my studio. I was hearing, you know, this piano melody coming from Maurizio’s studios, and I remember I thought, “Wow, this is beautiful.” ♪♪ -When I first heard the …

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 …