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  • 11:30 Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History 204

    Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History 204

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    This week on Crash Course Big History, Emily is talking about process of human evolution, and the knack for innovation that has allowed humans to become so dominant on the Earth. Human innovation, and the ability to build on those innovations generation a

  • 16:14 Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6

    Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6

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    In which John Green and Hank Green teach you about how human primates moved out of Africa and turned Earth into a real-life Planet of the Apes. And the apes are people! John and Hank teach you about how humans evolved, and the sort of tricks they picked u

  • 11:00 Why Cosmic Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #201

    Why Cosmic Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #201

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    Crash Course Big History is back! It turns out, we couldn't tell all of the 13.8 billion years of the history of the universe in 10 Crash Course Episodes. So, Big History host Emily Graslie has returned to add 6 more episodes that look at why the stuff we

  • 10:27 Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History 205

    Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History 205

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    This week, Emily Graslie is teaching you about human ancestry and geneaology, how we got to be the species we are, and why that matters in our zoomed out look at Big History. For more information, visit the Big History Project: http://www.bighistoryprojec

  • 14:25 The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1

    The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1

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    In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about, well, everything. Big History is the history of everything. We're going to start with the Big Bang, take you right through all of history (recorded and otherwise), and even talk a little

  • 13:58 The Modern Revolution: Crash Course Big History #8

    The Modern Revolution: Crash Course Big History #8

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    In which Hank and John Green teach you a Crash Course on the modern revolution, and the upside of the progress that humanity has made in the last 500 years or so. And while there are two sides to every history, and many of these changes haven't been great

  • 13:31 The Deep Future: Crash Course Big History #10

    The Deep Future: Crash Course Big History #10

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    Finally, after what seems like eons and eons, the end is nigh. We're talking not only about the end of Crash Course Big History, but also the end of everything. The end of humanity and the end of the universe.John and Hank Green will teach you about what

  • 12:22 Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203

    Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203

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    Today we're talking about evolution–basically the history of all life on Earth. The thing is, why are we talking about this. Well, the story of life, all the way back to single celled microbes billions of years ago, is all part of our human story. An impo

  • 13:41 Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7

    Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7

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    In which Hank and John Green teach you about humanity conquering the Earth. Or at least moving from Africa into the rest of the Earth. As human beings spread out across the world and populations grew, humanity reached a critical mass of innovators, and co

  • 10:37 War&Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

    War&Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

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    In which John Green teaches you about war! Specifically, John talks about whether humanity is naturally warlike, hard-wired to kill, or if perhaps war is a cultural construct. John will talk about the Hobbes versus Rousseau debate, the effects that war ha

  • 15:05 The Evolutionary Epic: Crash Course Big History #5

    The Evolutionary Epic: Crash Course Big History #5

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    In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about evolution. So, in the last 3.8 billion years, life on Earth has evolved from single-celled prokaryotes to the dizzying array of life we have today. So how did all this happen? We'll talk a

  • 05:16 Evolution in a Big City

    Evolution in a Big City

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    Using newts, coyotes and mice, Jason Munshi-South shows how animals develop genetic differences in evolution, even within an urban city. "Evolution in a Big City" was animated by the TED-Ed Animation Team (Jeremiah Dickey, Biljana Labovic, Celeste Lai, Ka

  • 11:04 Why Star Stuff Matters: Crash Course Big History 202

    Why Star Stuff Matters: Crash Course Big History 202

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    So, the stars made the elements, we're all made of star stuff, etc. But what does all this mean? This week Emily Graslie teaches you how the formation of chemical elements in the bellies of the earliest stars made life as we know it possible. Namely, we'l

  • 12:17 Why Early Globalization Matters: Crash Course Big History #206

    Why Early Globalization Matters: Crash Course Big History #206

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    Globalization has been in process for centuries, and has had a huge effect on Big History, and on Collective Learning. This week, Emily is investigating early globalization through three things that moved around the world and shaped collective learning in

  • 13:29 Life Begins: Crash Course Big History #4

    Life Begins: Crash Course Big History #4

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    In which Hank and John Green teach you about life on Earth. They won't be giving advice on how life should be lived, because this is a history series. Instead, they'll teach you about the earliest forms of life on Earth, and some of the ways that they dev

  • 04:44 The Evolution Of The Human Eye - Joshua Harvey

    The Evolution Of The Human Eye - Joshua Harvey

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-evolution-of-the-human-eye-joshua-harvey The human eye is an amazing mechanism, able to detect anywhere from a few photons to a few quadrillion, or switch focus from the screen in front of you to the distant

  • 12:20 The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

    The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

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    In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about the Anthropocene, an unofficial geological era that covers the last century or so, in which humanity has made massive progress. We've discovered the Higgs-Boson particle, and awesome elect

  • 14:37 Exploring the Universe: Crash Course Big History #2

    Exploring the Universe: Crash Course Big History #2

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    In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about what happened in the Universe after the big bang. They'll teach you about cosmic background radiation, how a bunch of hydrogen and helium turned into stars, formed galaxies, created heavy

  • 06:45 CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution

    CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution

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    Part 4 of our special series on Human Ancestry. Watch it all: http://bit.ly/OKTBSHuman Watch Mutant Menu on BrainCraft: https://youtu.be/NrDM6Ic2xMM ↓↓↓More info and sources below ↓↓↓ In part 4 of our special series on human ancestry and evolution, we loo

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  • 06:23 Was Human Evolution Driven By Radiation From A Supernova? | How The Universe Works

    Was Human Evolution Driven By Radiation From A Supernova? | How The Universe Works

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    It is thought that a supernova helped create our solar system from a floating cloud of dust and gas, but did a supernova also drive the evolution of human life on Earth?Subscribe to Discovery UK for more great clips:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_cen

  • 14:33 The Sun&The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3

    The Sun&The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3

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    In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about our Sun, and the formation of the planets. We're going to focus on the formation and development of the Earth, because that's where people live. You'll learn about the Solar nebula, the bi

  • 30:51 The Big History of Civilizations | The Great Courses

    The Big History of Civilizations | The Great Courses

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    https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/ What makes the Big History approach so unique? Whereas a traditional survey might take you through the major events of a period and introduce you to key dates and people (the “kings and battles” approach), Big History

  • 06:23 Seven Million Years of Human Evolution

    Seven Million Years of Human Evolution

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    Scientists use fossils to reconstruct the evolutionary history of hominins—the group that includes modern humans, our immediate ancestors, and other extinct relatives. Today, our closest living relatives are chimpanzees, but extinct hominins are eve

  • 04:57 Big Changes In The Big Apple: Crash Course Kids #38.1

    Big Changes In The Big Apple: Crash Course Kids #38.1

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    Did you know that all living things change their environments? It's true. Beavers, deer, worms, and humans all change their environments. It just so happens that humans change our environments in big, obvious ways. In this episode, Sabrina chats about how

  • 11:44 Evolution: It's a Thing - Crash Course Biology #20

    Evolution: It's a Thing - Crash Course Biology #20

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    Hank gets real with us in a discussion of evolution - it's a thing, not a debate. Gene distribution changes over time, across successive generations, to give rise to diversity at every level of biological organization. Crash Course Biology is now availabl

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  • 04:39 Big Changes In The Big Forest: Crash Course Kids #38.2

    Big Changes In The Big Forest: Crash Course Kids #38.2

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    What do beavers, termites, and prairie dogs have in common? They all change their environments! Last time we talked about how humans change their environments, but humans are animals and all animals change their environments just by living in them. Watch

  • 05:28 History of the 4th of July: Crash Course US History Special

    History of the 4th of July: Crash Course US History Special

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    In which John Green teaches you a bit about the 4th of July. In this special short Crash Course, John celebrates American Independence Day by teaching you how the holiday came to be on the 4th of July, and the many ways that Americans celebrate the day. T

  • 10:30 Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208

    Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208

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    In which John Green teaches you a little bit about drought, which is a natural weather phenomenon, and famine, which is almost always the result of human activity. Throughout human history, when food shortages strike humanity, there was food around. There

  • 10:16 World Cinema - Part 1: Crash Course Film History #14

    World Cinema - Part 1: Crash Course Film History #14

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    The world is a big place and cinema isn't limited to just the U.S. and Europe. There are a lot of vibrant and influential film movements and cultures from all over the world. In this episode of Crash Course Film History, Craig talks to us a little about s

  • 12:26 Human Evolution Overview

    Human Evolution Overview

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    From the extinction of the dinosaurs to humanity More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=frE1rjhH77Y

  • 05:06 Is Human Evolution Still Occurring?

    Is Human Evolution Still Occurring?

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    Humans have evolved: are we still doing so? Very slowly perhaps, but what’s really changing is how we are adapting to the natural environment. And here, the nerds are winning. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.t

  • 07:25 Battles of the Civil War: Crash Course US History #19

    Battles of the Civil War: Crash Course US History #19

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    Disclaimer: This is very different than the usual Crash Course US History episode. In which John Green lists a whole lot of the battles of the US Civil War in seven and a half minutes. We get a lot of requests for military history, so we offer a list of b

  • 04:46 How much of human history is on the bottom of the ocean? - Peter Campbell

    How much of human history is on the bottom of the ocean? - Peter Campbell

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-much-of-human-history-is-on-the-bottom-of-the-ocean-peter-campbell Sunken relics, ghostly shipwrecks, and lost cities aren’t just wonders found in fictional adventures. Beneath the ocean’s surface, there are

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  • 09:47 Non-Human Animals: Crash Course Philosophy #42

    Non-Human Animals: Crash Course Philosophy #42

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    Today we are taking all the things we have learned this year about doing philosophy and applying that to moral considerations regarding non-human animals. We’ll explore what philosophers like Peter Singer and Carl Cohen have to say about their use, includ

  • 11:37 Disease! Crash Course World History 203

    Disease! Crash Course World History 203

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    In which John Green teaches you about disease, and the effects that disease has had in human history. Disease has been with man since the beginning, and it has shaped the way humans operate in a lot of ways. John will teach you about the Black Death, the

  • 09:16 The Silent Era: Crash Course Film History #9

    The Silent Era: Crash Course Film History #9

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    The Silent Era of Hollywood set a lot of things into motion in terms of how movies were made and sold. Big stars were one of the main ways studios tried to make their movies stand apart from one another and get the public to make choices at the cinema. Bu

  • 13:33 Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

    Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

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    In which John Green teaches you about what westerners call the middle ages and the lives of the aristocracy...in Japan. The Heian period in Japan lasted from 794CE to 1185CE, and it was an interesting time in Japan. Rather than being known for a thriving

  • 10:06 What Happened Before History? Human Origins

    What Happened Before History? Human Origins

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    Use the URL: http://www.audible.com/nutshell to get a free audiobook and 30 days free trial and support this channel. Thanks a lot to Audible for supporting us! Humans. We have been around for a while now. When we think about our past we think about ancie

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  • 11:32 Wait For It...The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

    Wait For It...The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 11:11 The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

    The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 09:44 Movies are Magic: Crash Course Film History #1

    Movies are Magic: Crash Course Film History #1

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    Well, they're not really "magic." Maybe "illusion" is a better way to say it. As we begin this journey of the history of cinema, we need to understand how movies trick our brains into even understanding that a movie is a movie. In this episode of Crash Co

  • 01:49 Can Evolution Create Information? - 12 Days Of Evolution #9

    Can Evolution Create Information? - 12 Days Of Evolution #9

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    Watch all 12 Days of Evolution: http://bit.ly/OKTBS12daysPL Tweet http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days9 Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days9fb ↓ More info and sources below ↓ I *highly* recommend these books: “Undeniable” by Bill Nye http://amzn.to/1TK3wZs “Why

  • 02:10 Does Evolution Violate The 2nd Law Of Thermodynamics? - 12 Days Of Evolution #8

    Does Evolution Violate The 2nd Law Of Thermodynamics? - 12 Days Of Evolution #8

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    Watch all 12 Days of Evolution: http://bit.ly/OKTBS12daysPL Tweet http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days8 Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days8fb ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Special thanks to Henry from MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth! Go subscribe if you haven’t

  • 11:33 The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? - Crash Course World History #22

    The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? - Crash Course World History #22

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    In which John Green teaches you about the European Renaissance. European learning changed the world in the 15th and 16th century, but was it a cultural revolution, or an evolution? We'd argue that any cultural shift that occurs over a couple of hundred ye

  • 14:27 Popular The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33

    The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 13:24 Ford, Carter, and the Economic Malaise: Crash Course US History #42

    Ford, Carter, and the Economic Malaise: Crash Course US History #42

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 10:54 Human Population Growth - Crash Course Ecology #3

    Human Population Growth - Crash Course Ecology #3

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    If being alive on Earth were a contest, humans would win it hands down. We're like the Michael Phelps of being alive, but with 250,000 times more gold medals. Today Hank is here to tell us the specifics of why and how human population growth has happened

  • 11:20 The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

    The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

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    In which John Green kicks off Crash Course US History! Why, you may ask, are we covering US History, and not more World History, or the history of some other country, or the very specific history of your home region? Well, the reasons are many. But, like

  • 07:53 A New History for Humanity – The Human Era

    A New History for Humanity – The Human Era

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    It is time to reframe how we think about our past. We need a new year 0 for humanity. But which one should we choose and why? Or support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzg

  • 10:38 5 Human Impacts On The Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10

    5 Human Impacts On The Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10

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    Hank gives the run down on the top five ways humans are negatively impacting the environment and having detrimental effects on the valuable ecosystem services which a healthy biosphere provides. Like Crash Course? http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCours

  • 15:40 Obamanation: Crash Course US History #47

    Obamanation: Crash Course US History #47

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 11:44 The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

    The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

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    There's a new Crash Course poster with all your favorite World History characters! Czech it: http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-characters-poster In which John Green teaches you about the Mughal Empire, which ruled large swaths of the Indian Sub-

  • 09:26 The First Movie Camera: Crash Course Film History #2

    The First Movie Camera: Crash Course Film History #2

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    After serial photography became a thing, it wasn't long before motion pictures started to develop. And, at the front of that development was Thomas Edison, who you may know as an inventor and business person. In this episode of Crash Course Film History,

  • 13:23 The History of Game Shows: Crash Course Games #25

    The History of Game Shows: Crash Course Games #25

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    Today we're going to talk about game shows! Game shows have a long history going all the way back to the 1920s on the radio and then proliferating across media to the massive pop culture icons they are today. And they're different from most game genres we

  • 12:49 Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40

    Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40

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    READ THIS: THERE ARE TWO MORE VIDEOS IN THE WORLD HISTORY SERIES. You should also turn on the captions. You'll like them. In which John Green teaches you about the post-World War II breakup of most of the European empires. As you'll remember from previous

  • 02:08 Can Evolution Make An Eye? - 12 Days Of Evolution #4

    Can Evolution Make An Eye? - 12 Days Of Evolution #4

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    Watch all 12 Days of Evolution: http://bit.ly/OKTBS12daysPL Tweet http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days4 Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days4fb ↓ More info and sources below ↓ References for this episode: Land, Michael F., and Russell D. Fernald. "The evolution o

  • 10:19 Home Video: Crash Course Film History #13

    Home Video: Crash Course Film History #13

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    As the New Hollywood gained steam in the late 70s and early 80s, another revenue stream opened its doors: home video. From Betamax to Laserdisc to Bluray to streaming services, home video revolutionized how we ingest movies. In this episode of Crash Cours

  • 10:30 Independent Cinema: Crash Course Film History #12

    Independent Cinema: Crash Course Film History #12

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    Hollywood was riding high until their formula got to be stale. In places like Italy and France (as well as other places in the world we'll talk about soon) filmmakers were starting to break out of the mold and make daring films that challenged the idea of

  • 12:29 Soviet Montage: Crash Course Film History #8

    Soviet Montage: Crash Course Film History #8

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    Russia went and had a revolution in 1917 and cinema was a big part of its aftermath. Even though film stock was hard to come by, we saw the first film school started, and the study of film became hugely important. Russian filmmakers started trying to unde

  • 02:00 Is Evolution Random? - 12 Days Of Evolution #2

    Is Evolution Random? - 12 Days Of Evolution #2

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    This episode is brought to you by Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com/ Tweet ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days2t Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days2f ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Don’t miss a single one of our 12 Days of Evolution! Follow along with this pl

  • 09:54 World Cinema - Part 2: Crash Course Film History #15

    World Cinema - Part 2: Crash Course Film History #15

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    Africa, the Middle East, and South America have their own vibrant film communities and filmmakers. From social and political commentary to experimental films, these regions have made some very important pieces of cinema over the last century. In this epis

  • 09:31 The Lumiere Brothers: Crash Course Film History #3

    The Lumiere Brothers: Crash Course Film History #3

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    As cinema started to take off, things like "single viewer" devices weren't going to cut it as the medium advanced. In this episode of Crash Course Film History, Craig talks to us about the Lumiere brothers, their invention of the Cinematographe, and the i

  • 04:03 The 5 deadliest volcanic eruptions in human history

    The 5 deadliest volcanic eruptions in human history

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    Earth harbors hundreds of active volcanoes. When they erupt, they can change the climate of the entire planet. Indeed, they are one of Mother Nature's deadliest phenomena. Here, we've ranked the deadliest eruptions in history. Read more: http://www.busine

  • 01:46 Evolution Is Dumb - 12 Days Of Evolution #6

    Evolution Is Dumb - 12 Days Of Evolution #6

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    Watch all 12 Days of Evolution: http://bit.ly/OKTBS12daysPL Tweet http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days6 Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days6fb ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Not all traits are adaptations! http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/miscon

  • 01:53 Have We Ever Seen Evolution Happen? - 12 Days Of Evolution #3

    Have We Ever Seen Evolution Happen? - 12 Days Of Evolution #3

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    Watch all 12 Days of Evolution: http://bit.ly/OKTBS12daysPL Tweet http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days3 FB http://bit.ly/FBevolution3 ↓ More info and sources below ↓ References for this episode: Zuk, Marlene, John T. Rotenberry, and Robin M. Tinghitella. "Silent nig

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  • 12:53 Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar: Crash Course World History #13

    Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar: Crash Course World History #13

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 14:04 Money&Debt: Crash Course World History 202

    Money&Debt: Crash Course World History 202

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    In which John Green teaches about filthy, filthy lucre. Money. And Debt. So, what is money? And what is it for? And why do we use money? And why does it all disappear so quickly after payday? John will look into 75% of these questions, and if he doesn't c

  • 13:35 The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37

    The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 11:54 The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History #212

    The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History #212

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    In which John Green talks about the methods of writing history by looking at some of the ways that history has been written about the rise of the West. But first he has to tell you what the West is. And then he has to explain the Rise of the West. And the

  • 12:48 War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

    War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

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    In which John Green investigates war, and what exactly it may or may not be good for. Was war a result of human beings organizing into larger and more complex agricultural social orders, or did war maybe create agriculture and "civilization?" It's hard to

  • 11:55 The French Revolution: Crash Course World History #29

    The French Revolution: Crash Course World History #29

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    In which John Green examines the French Revolution, and gets into how and why it differed from the American Revolution. Was it the serial authoritarian regimes? The guillotine? The Reign of Terror? All of this and more contributed to the French Revolution

  • 15:07 Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

    Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Protestant Reformation. Prior to the Protestant Reformation, pretty much everyone in Europe was a Roman Catholic. Not to get all great man, but Martin Luther changed all that. Martin Luther didn't like the corrupt

  • 12:36 A Brief History Of The Universe: Crash Course Astronomy #44

    A Brief History Of The Universe: Crash Course Astronomy #44

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    Thanks to the wonders of physics, astronomers can map a timeline of the universe’s history. Today, Phil’s going to give you an overview of those first few minutes (yes, MINUTES) of the universe’s life. It started with a Big Bang, when the Universe was inc

  • 14:23 World War II Part 2 - The Homefront: Crash Course US History #36

    World War II Part 2 - The Homefront: Crash Course US History #36

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 14:20 The Reagan Revolution: Crash Course US History #43

    The Reagan Revolution: Crash Course US History #43

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 13:37 The History Of Life On Earth - Crash Course Ecology #1

    The History Of Life On Earth - Crash Course Ecology #1

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  • 11:55 Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

    Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

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  • 02:08 What Is Evolution, Anyway? - 12 Days Of Evolution #1

    What Is Evolution, Anyway? - 12 Days Of Evolution #1

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  • 09:36 Breaking the Silence: Crash Course Film History #10

    Breaking the Silence: Crash Course Film History #10

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    Nothing changed movies like the arrival of synchronous sound. NOTHING! Acting, directing, cinematography, and presentation all had to be rethought. Some studios were more quick to take on the challenge while others waited until the last moment. Some actor

  • 11:37 Christianity from Judaism to Constantine: Crash Course World History #11

    Christianity from Judaism to Constantine: Crash Course World History #11

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  • 11:53 Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism: Crash Course World History #34

    Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism: Crash Course World History #34

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  • 10:33 The Amazing Life and Strange Death of Captain Cook: Crash Course World History #27

    The Amazing Life and Strange Death of Captain Cook: Crash Course World History #27

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    In which John Green teaches you about the life and death of one of history's great explorers, Captain James Cook of the British Navy. He charted large swaths of the Pacific ocean, laid claim to Australia and New Zealand, and died a bizarre death in the Sa

  • 15:15 The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40

    The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40

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  • 14:04 American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28

    American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28

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  • 12:20 The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

    The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

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  • 09:56 The Golden Age of Hollywood: Crash Course Film History #11

    The Golden Age of Hollywood: Crash Course Film History #11

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    It's time for the glitz and the glamour of big motion pictures that helped keep American spirits up during and after the Great Depression. Sound was a huge change to motion pictures, but there were still a few technological innovations to come, like color

  • 12:12 ‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

    ‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

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  • 13:42 The Cold War in Asia: Crash Course US History #38

    The Cold War in Asia: Crash Course US History #38

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  • 12:58 Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

    Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which used to be Zaire, which used to be The Belgian Congo, which used to be the Congo Free State, which used to be the region surrounding the Congo River Basin in central Africa.

  • 09:35 Indus Valley Civilization: Crash Course World History #2

    Indus Valley Civilization: Crash Course World History #2

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Indus Valley Civilization, one of the largest of the ancient civilizations. John teaches you the who, how, when, where and why of the Indus Valley Civilization, and dispenses advice on how to be more successful in

  • 11:05 Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32

    Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32

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    Mongols Shirts and Crash Course Posters! http://www.dftba.com/crashcourse In which John Green wraps up revolutions month with what is arguably the most revolutionary of modern revolutions, the Industrial Revolution. While very few leaders were beheaded in

  • 14:51 The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

    The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

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  • 03:26 5D Storage Will Preserve Human History For Eternity

    5D Storage Will Preserve Human History For Eternity

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  • 12:17 Buddha and Ashoka: Crash Course World History #6

    Buddha and Ashoka: Crash Course World History #6

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    In which John relates a condensed history of India, post-Indus Valley Civilization. John explores Hinduism and the origins of Buddhism. He also gets into the reign of Ashoka, the Buddhist emperor who, in spite of Buddhism's structural disapproval of viole

  • 13:43 Rethinking Civilization - Crash Course World History 201

    Rethinking Civilization - Crash Course World History 201

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    In which John Green returns to teaching World History! This week, we'll be talking about the idea of civilization, some of the traditional hallmarks of so-called civilization, and why some people would choose to live outside the civilization model. It tur

  • 11:18 The Vikings! - Crash Course World History 224

    The Vikings! - Crash Course World History 224

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    In which John Green teaches you about Vikings! That's right, one of our most requested subjects, the Vikings, right here on Crash Course. So what's the deal with Vikings? Well, the stuff you've heard about them may not be true. The Vikings weren't just pa

  • 10:15 Int'l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and The Indian Ocean Trade: Crash Course World History #18

    Int'l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and The Indian Ocean Trade: Crash Course World History #18

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    In which John Green teaches you the history of the Indian Ocean Trade. John weaves a tale of swashbuckling adventure, replete with trade in books, ivory, and timber. Along the way, John manages to cover advances in seafaring technology, just how the monso

  • 12:09 The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course World History #23

    The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course World History #23

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    In which John Green teaches you about the changes wrought by contact between the Old World and the New. John does this by exploring the totally awesome history book "The Columbian Exchange" by Alfred Cosby, Jr. After Columbus "discovered" the Americas, Eu

  • 12:44 Fall of The Roman Empire...in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12

    Fall of The Roman Empire...in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12

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  • 13:12 The Roaring 20's: Crash Course US History #32

    The Roaring 20's: Crash Course US History #32

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  • 13:28 Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

    Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

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    In which John Green teaches you about how Islam has interacted with politics during it's history, and how it continues to do so today. Islamist movements are in the news a lot lately, but how did that happen. John will point out that Islam has alway been

  • 11:08 The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

    The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

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    In which John Green teaches you about one of the least funny subjects in history: slavery. John investigates when and where slavery originated, how it changed over the centuries, and how Europeans and colonists in the Americas arrived at the idea that peo

  • 10:21 Experimental and Documentary Films: Crash Course Film History #16

    Experimental and Documentary Films: Crash Course Film History #16

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    It's Craig's last episode of Film and in it he's going to talk about weird stuff... and real stuff. Experimental and Documentary films could each take up their own Crash Course series. The different styles and intents of different filmmakers make each fil

  • 13:53 George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War: Crash Course US History #44

    George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War: Crash Course US History #44

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  • 15:33 Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230

    Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230

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    In which John Green teaches you about the end of World History, and the end of the world as we know it, kind of. For the last hundred years or so, it seemed that one important ingredient for running an economically successful country was a western-style d

  • 13:23 The Big Bang: Crash Course Astronomy #42

    The Big Bang: Crash Course Astronomy #42

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    Thanks to observations of galaxy redshifts, we can tell that the universe is EXPANDING! Knowing that the universe is expanding and how quickly its expanding also allows us to run the clock backwards 14 billion years to the way the universe began - with a

  • 11:58 Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39

    Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39

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  • 13:16 Charles V and the Holy Roman Empire: Crash Course World History #219

    Charles V and the Holy Roman Empire: Crash Course World History #219

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    Get the new Crash Course World History Character poster here: http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-characters-poster In which John Green teaches you about the Holy Roman Empire by teaching you about Charles V. Charles Hapsburg was the holy Roman Em

  • 13:27 World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35

    World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35

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  • 12:51 Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

    Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

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    In which John Green teaches you about population. So, how many people can reasonably live on the Earth? Thomas Malthus got it totally wrong in the 19th century, but for some reason, he keeps coming up when we talk about population. In 1800, the human popu

  • 11:39 The Persians&Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

    The Persians&Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

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    In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilization, right? Maybe not. From Socrates and Plato to Darius and Xerxes, John explains two of the grea

  • 10:12 Venice and the Ottoman Empire: Crash Course World History #19

    Venice and the Ottoman Empire: Crash Course World History #19

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    In which John Green discusses the strange and mutually beneficial relationship between a republic, the citystate of Venice, and an Empire, the Ottomans--and how studying history can help you to be a better boyfriend and/or girlfriend. Together, the Ottoma

  • 10:33 Porter the Explorer (1 of 30 in Human History)

    Porter the Explorer (1 of 30 in Human History)

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  • 12:11 Communists, Nationalists, and China's Revolutions: Crash Course World History #37

    Communists, Nationalists, and China's Revolutions: Crash Course World History #37

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    Don't forget! Crash Course posters and t-shirts at http://www.dftba.com/crashcourse In which John Green teaches you about China's Revolutions. While the rest of the world was off having a couple of World Wars, China was busily uprooting the dynastic syste

  • 12:16 USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War: Crash Course World History #39

    USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War: Crash Course World History #39

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Cold War, which was occasionally hot, but on average, it was just cool. In the sense of its temperature. It was by no means cool, man. After World War II, there were basically two big geopolitical powers left to d

  • 12:59 The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History 211

    The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History 211

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  • 15:01 The Progressive Era: Crash Course US History #27

    The Progressive Era: Crash Course US History #27

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  • 1:07:45 Humans And Other Animals: Cultural Evolution And Social Learning

    Humans And Other Animals: Cultural Evolution And Social Learning

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  • 13:13 Popular World War II: Crash Course World History #38

    World War II: Crash Course World History #38

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  • 11:02 Alexander the Great and the Situation ... the Great? Crash Course World History #8

    Alexander the Great and the Situation ... the Great? Crash Course World History #8

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    In which you are introduced to the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great, his empire, his horse Bucephalus, the empires that came after him, and the idea of Greatness. Is greatness a question of accomplishment, of impact, or are people great bec

  • 11:09 Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

    Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

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    In which John Green teaches you about water! So, we talk about resources a lot on Crash Course, and today is no exception. It turns out people can't live without water, which means it's absolutely necessary for civilization. Today John talks about water i

  • 09:29 The Language of Film: Crash Course Film History #5

    The Language of Film: Crash Course Film History #5

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    In this episode of Crash Course Film History, we talk about the development of the language of films by filmmakers like Edwin S. Porter and his films; Life of an American Fireman and The Great Train Robbery. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Stud

  • 03:12 Does Evolution Have A Point? 12 Days Of Evolution #12

    Does Evolution Have A Point? 12 Days Of Evolution #12

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    Watch all 12 Days of Evolution: http://bit.ly/OKTBS12daysPL Tweet http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days12 Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days12fb ↓ More info and sources below ↓ I *highly* recommend these books: “Undeniable” by Bill Nye http://amzn.to/1TK3wZs “Wh

  • 02:25 Was There a Universe Here Before Ours? The Big Bang vs the Big Bounce

    Was There a Universe Here Before Ours? The Big Bang vs the Big Bounce

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  • 12:31 The Railroad Journey and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History 214

    The Railroad Journey and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History 214

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    In which John Green teaches you about railroads, and some of the ways they changed the world, and how they were a sort of microcosm for the Industrial Revolution as a whole. Prior to the invention of steam powered railroads, pretty much all locomotion had

  • 13:55 Globalization II - Good or Bad?: Crash Course World History #42

    Globalization II - Good or Bad?: Crash Course World History #42

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    In which John asks whether globalization is a net positive for humanity. While the new global economy has created a lot of wealth, and lifted a lot of people out of poverty, it also has some effects that aren't so hot. Wealth disparity, rising divorce rat

  • 11:51 Globalization I - The Upside: Crash Course World History #41

    Globalization I - The Upside: Crash Course World History #41

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    In which John Green teaches you about globalization, a subject so epic, so, um, global, it requires two videos. In this video, John follows the surprisingly complex path of t-shirt as it criss-crosses the world before coming to rest on your doorstep, and

  • 12:32 The Industrial Economy: Crash Course US History #23

    The Industrial Economy: Crash Course US History #23

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Industrial Economy that arose in the United States after the Civil War. You know how when you're studying history, and you're reading along and everything seems safely in the past, and then BOOM you think, "Man, t

  • 13:46 Popular Imperialism: Crash Course World History #35

    Imperialism: Crash Course World History #35

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    In which John Green teaches you about European Imperialism in the 19th century. European powers started to create colonial empires way back in the 16th century, but businesses really took off in the 19th century, especially in Asia and Africa. During the

  • 13:31 Women's Suffrage: Crash Course US History #31

    Women's Suffrage: Crash Course US History #31

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  • 10:31 Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa: Crash Course World History #16

    Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa: Crash Course World History #16

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  • 10:08 Climate Change, Chaos, and The Little Ice Age - Crash Course World History 206

    Climate Change, Chaos, and The Little Ice Age - Crash Course World History 206

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Little Ice Age. The Little Ice Age was a period of global cooling that occurred from the 13th to the 19th centuries. This cooling was likely caused by a number of factors, including unusual solar activity and volc

  • 12:26 The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

    The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

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  • 11:33 The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15

    The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Crusades embarked upon by European Christians in the 12th and 13th centuries. Our traditional perception of the Crusades as European Colonization thinly veiled in religion isn't quite right. John covers the First

  • 10:22 Georges Melies - Master of Illusion: Crash Course Film History #4

    Georges Melies - Master of Illusion: Crash Course Film History #4

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    After the Lumiere brothers and Thomas Edison got the ball rolling with Vaudeville acts and Actualites, the time was coming for movie magic and fiction to make an appearance. The time was coming of filmmakers like Georges Melies and Alice Guy-Blache. Produ

  • 13:41 Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

    Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

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  • 10:31 The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

    The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

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  • 12:55 Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213

    Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213

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    In which John Green teaches you about Imperialism, but not from the perspective of the colonizers. This week John looks at some Asian perspectives on Imperialism, specifically writers from countries that were colonized by European powers. We'll look at th

  • 14:03 Capitalism and Socialism: Crash Course World History #33

    Capitalism and Socialism: Crash Course World History #33

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. In which John Green teaches you about capitalism and socialism in a way that is sure to please commenters from both sides of the deba

  • 11:27 The Natives and the English - Crash Course US History #3

    The Natives and the English - Crash Course US History #3

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    In which John Green teaches you about relations between the early English colonists and the native people the encountered in the New World. In short, these relations were poor. As soon as they arrived, the English were in conflict with the native people.

  • 12:35 Haitian Revolutions: Crash Course World History #30

    Haitian Revolutions: Crash Course World History #30

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    Ideas like liberty, freedom, and self-determination were hot stuff in the late 18th century, as evidenced by our recent revolutionary videos. Although freedom was breaking out all over, many of the societies that were touting these ideas relied on slave l

  • 12:06 Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

    Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

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    In which John presents Mesopotamia, and the early civilizations that arose around the Fertile Crescent. Topics covered include the birth of territorial kingdoms, empires, Neo-Assyrian torture tactics, sacred marriages, ancient labor practices, the world's

  • 10:46 The Spanish Empire, Silver,&Runaway Inflation: Crash Course World History #25

    The Spanish Empire, Silver,&Runaway Inflation: Crash Course World History #25

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    In which John Green explores how Spain went from being a middling European power to one of the most powerful empires on Earth, thanks to their plunder of the New World in the 16th and 17th centuries. Learn how Spain managed to destroy the two biggest pre-

  • 10:47 Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols: Crash Course World History #20

    Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols: Crash Course World History #20

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    In which John Green teaches you how Russia evolved from a loose amalgamation of medieval principalities known as the Kievan Rus into the thriving democracy we know today. As you can imagine, there were a few bumps along the road. It turns out, our old fri

  • 13:43 Latin American Revolutions: Crash Course World History #31

    Latin American Revolutions: Crash Course World History #31

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    In which John Green talks about the many revolutions of Latin America in the 19th century. At the beginning of the 1800s, Latin America was firmly under the control of Spain and Portugal. The revolutionary zeal that had recently created the United States

  • 12:44 Popular Westward Expansion: Crash Course US History #24

    Westward Expansion: Crash Course US History #24

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Wild, Wild, West, which as it turns out, wasn't as wild as it seemed in the movies. When we think of the western expansion of the United States in the 19th century, we're conditioned to imagine the loner. The self

  • 11:27 Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28

    Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28

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    In which John Green teaches you about the American Revolution and the American Revolutionary War, which it turns out were two different things. John goes over the issues and events that precipitated rebellion in Britain's American colonies, and he also ex

  • 10:38 Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners. Crash Course: World History #21

    Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners. Crash Course: World History #21

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  • 08:53 What is Evolution?

    What is Evolution?

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  • 14:57 The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34

    The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34

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  • 10:10 The Birth of the Feature Film: Crash Course Film History #6

    The Birth of the Feature Film: Crash Course Film History #6

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    Movies didn't always look like they do now. There was a period (kind of a problematic one) where movies transitioned from short novelties to big, epic, feature films. That's our focus this week as Craig talks to us about the birth of the feature film and

  • 12:08 The Dark Ages...How Dark Were They, Really?: Crash Course World History #14

    The Dark Ages...How Dark Were They, Really?: Crash Course World History #14

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 04:23 Myths And Misconceptions About Evolution - Alex Gendler

    Myths And Misconceptions About Evolution - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/myths-and-misconceptions-about-evolution-alex-gendler How does evolution really work? Actually, not how some of our common evolutionary metaphors would have us believe. For instance, it's species, not individual

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  • 13:51 Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

    Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

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  • 13:19 Thomas Jefferson&His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10

    Thomas Jefferson&His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10

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    In which John Green teaches you about founding father and third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson is a somewhat controversial figure in American history, largely because he, like pretty much all humans, was a big bundle of contra

  • 12:47 War&Expansion: Crash Course US History #17

    War&Expansion: Crash Course US History #17

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Mexican-American War in the late 1840s, and the expansion of the United States into the western end of North America. In this episode of Crash Course, US territory finally reaches from the Atlantic coast to the Pa

  • 09:10 Popular HOW World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209

    HOW World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209

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    In which John Green teaches you about World War I and how it got started. Crash Course doesn't usually talk much about dates, but the way that things unfolded in July and August of 1914 are kind of important to understanding the Great War. You'll learn ab

  • 01:47 Are Humans Still Evolving? 12 Days Of Evolution #11

    Are Humans Still Evolving? 12 Days Of Evolution #11

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    Watch all 12 Days of Evolution: http://bit.ly/OKTBS12daysPL Tweet http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days11 Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBS12days11fb ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Recent human evolution of malaria resistance: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/libra

  • 15:27 Terrorism, War, and Bush 43: Crash Course US History #46

    Terrorism, War, and Bush 43: Crash Course US History #46

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 12:53 Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

    Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

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    In which John Green teaches you about conflict in Israel and Palestine. This conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, and rooted in a clash between religions. Well, that's not quite true. What is true is that the conflict

  • 15:07 Progressive Presidents: Crash Course US History #29

    Progressive Presidents: Crash Course US History #29

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Progressive Presidents, who are not a super-group of former presidents who create complicated, symphonic, rock soundscapes that transport you into a fantasy fugue state. Although that would be awesome. The preside

  • 14:25 Slavery - Crash Course US History #13

    Slavery - Crash Course US History #13

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    In which John Green teaches you about America's "peculiar institution," slavery. I wouldn't really call it peculiar. I'd lean more toward horrifying and depressing institution, but nobody asked me. John will talk about what life was like for a slave in th

  • 11:48 How Evolution Works

    How Evolution Works

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    The mechanisms of evolution explained in one video. The theory of evolution explains how the enormous variety of life could come into existence. How it is possible for primitive life forms to spawn the millions of different creatures, that exist today. Un

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  • 12:49 Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228

    Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228

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    In which John Green teaches you about nonviolence and peace movements in the 20th century. What is nonviolence? What is a peace movement? Well. traditionally, humans often resort to violence when they come into conflict. In the 20th century, it became muc

  • 13:40 America in World War I: Crash Course US History #30

    America in World War I: Crash Course US History #30

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 07:21 Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

    Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

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    In which Stan Muller subs for John Green and teaches you about energy and humanity. Today we discuss the ideas put forth by Alfred Crosby in his book, Children of the Sun. Historically, almost all of the energy that humans use has been directly or indirec

  • 15:38 The Clinton Years, or the 1990s: Crash Course US History #45

    The Clinton Years, or the 1990s: Crash Course US History #45

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 12:19 Taxes&Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6

    Taxes&Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6

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    In which John Green teaches you about the roots of the American Revolution. The Revolution did not start on July 4, 1776. The Revolutionary War didn't start on July 4 either. (as you remember, I'm sure, the Revolution and the Revolutionary War are not the

  • 12:43 The War of 1812 - Crash Course US History #11

    The War of 1812 - Crash Course US History #11

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    In which John Green teaches you about the War of 1812. The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and its former colonial overlord England. It started in, you guessed it 1812. The war lasted until 1815, and it resolved very little. John will tak

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  • 01:15 The Evolution Of Beauty: Dove Self-Esteem

    The Evolution Of Beauty: Dove Self-Esteem

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    Evolution, also called The Evolution Of Beauty, was a very famous advertising campaign launched by Unilever in 2006 as part of its Dove Campaign for Real Beauty, as a way to promote the newly created Dove Self-Esteem Fund. The centre of the Unilever campa

  • 05:02 Evolution 101

    Evolution 101

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    Every creature that’s ever lived, including you, has been honed by the powerful force of evolution. Play NOVA's Evolution Lab to learn how it’s responsible for the explosion of Earth's biodiversity. Play the Evolution Lab: http://www.pbs.org/n

  • 13:11 Women in the 19th Century: Crash Course US History #16

    Women in the 19th Century: Crash Course US History #16

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    In which John Green finally gets around to talking about some women's history. In the 19th Century, the United States was changing rapidly, as we noted in the recent Market Revolution and Reform Movements episodes. Things were also in a state of flux for

  • 14:17 The Election of 1860&the Road to Disunion: Crash Course US History #18

    The Election of 1860&the Road to Disunion: Crash Course US History #18

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    In which John Green teaches you about the election of 1860. As you may remember from last week, things were not great at this time in US history. The tensions between the North and South were rising, ultimately due to the single issue of slavery. The Nort

  • 01:50 Evolution of Music on Piano

    Evolution of Music on Piano

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    The Evolution of Music on Piano! From the baroque to the present day, the music evolution It's a worldwide phenomenon! Instagram: http://goo.gl/9FAFP5 - Facebook: http://goo.gl/YZyQPu - Twitter: http://goo.gl/x5V4kf

  • 09:15 What is Chemical Evolution?

    What is Chemical Evolution?

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    Have you ever wondered how life first got started on Earth? So do scientists! Though the question has not yet been fully answered, a careful study of Chemical Evolution is beginning to shed light on this mystery. In this film you will learn what Chemical

  • 09:42 The History of Atomic Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #37

    The History of Atomic Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #37

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  • 05:02 Evolution 101

    Evolution 101

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    Every creature that’s ever lived, including you, has been honed by the powerful force of evolution. Play NOVA's Evolution Lab to learn how it’s responsible for the explosion of Earth's biodiversity. Play the Evolution Lab: http://www.pbs.org/nova/labs/lab

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  • 1:01:45 Information, Evolution, And Intelligent Design - With Daniel Dennett

    Information, Evolution, And Intelligent Design - With Daniel Dennett

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    Daniel Dennett explores the first steps towards a unified theory of information, through common threads in the convergence of evolution, learning, and engineering. Subscribe for regular science talks: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The concept of information i

  • 11:45 Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36

    Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36

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    In which John Green teaches you about the war that was supposed to end all wars. Instead, it solved nothing and set the stage for the world to be back at war just a couple of decades later. As an added bonus, World War I changed the way people look at the

  • 12:10 How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)

    How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)

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    Watch the Deep Time Hall livestream here:https://www.facebook.com/EonsPBS/videos/424570291712824You can set a reminder on that post to be notified when it goes live!Dont forget to check out When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time: https://www.pbs.org/tp

  • 10:56 Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210

    Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210

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    In which John Green teaches you WHY World War I started. Or tries to anyway. With this kind of thing, it's kind of hard to assign blame to any one of the nations involved. Did the fault lie with Austria-Hungary? Germany? Russia? Julius Caesar? One thing w

  • 04:28 History of the Holidays: Columbus Day | History

    History of the Holidays: Columbus Day | History

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    How Columbus Day came to be celebrated. HISTORY®, now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive, and entertaining manne

  • 13:57 Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9

    Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9

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    In which John Green teaches you where American politicians come from. In the beginning, soon after the US constitution was adopted, politics were pretty non-existent. George Washington was elected president with no opposition, everything was new and excit

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  • 03:17 The Evolution Of Parenting | Goats & Soda | NPR

    The Evolution Of Parenting | Goats & Soda | NPR

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    The real secret to humans' success? It might have a lot to do with how we raised our kids. • Read or listen to: "Why Grandmothers May Hold The Key To Human Evolution" at https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/06/07/617097908/why-grandmothers-may-h

  • 11:22 What is the Evidence for Evolution?

    What is the Evidence for Evolution?

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    Support Stated Clearly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/statedclearly Biologists teach that all living things on Earth are related. Is there any solid evidence to back this claim? Join us as we explore the facts! We start with a close look at the origi

  • 03:10 Rapid Evolution Is Real…These Species Changed in Front of Our Eyes

    Rapid Evolution Is Real…These Species Changed in Front of Our Eyes

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    Evolution doesn’t have to take a hundred millennia. Some species can biologically adapt to new environments in a few short years, here’s how. Seeker is now on Prime Video! Watch here: https://www.amazon.com/v/seeker Read More: What is Darwin's Theory of E

  • 04:09 Cellular Cannibalism May Have Led to the Evolution of Everything, Including Us

    Cellular Cannibalism May Have Led to the Evolution of Everything, Including Us

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    Millions of years ago, simple cells might’ve eaten each other to develop their own type of superpowers. Freaky. How Your Cells Decide Whether to Be Part of the Brain, or the Colon - https://youtu.be/W_Gpr8ZjqF4 Read More: The fuel of evolution: A new hypo

  • 12:26 When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America: Crash Course US History #2

    When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America: Crash Course US History #2

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    In which John Green teaches you about the (English) colonies in what is now the United States. He covers the first permanent English colony at Jamestown, Virginia, the various theocracies in Massachusetts, the feudal kingdom in Maryland, and even a bit ab

  • 11:38 The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4

    The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4

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    In which John Green teaches you about some of the colonies that were not in Virginia or Massachussetts. Old New York was once New Amsterdam. Why they changed it, I can say; ENGLISH people just liked it better that way, and when the English took New Amster

  • 12:41 Who Won the American Revolution?: Crash Course US History #7

    Who Won the American Revolution?: Crash Course US History #7

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    In which John Green teaches you about the American Revolution. And the Revolutionary War. I know we've labored the point here, but they weren't the same thing. In any case, John will teach you about the major battles of the war, and discuss the strategies

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  • 13:01 Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course US History #22

    Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course US History #22

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    In which John Green teaches you about Reconstruction. After the divisive, destructive Civil War, Abraham Lincoln had a plan to reconcile the country and make it whole again. Then he got shot, Andrew Johnson took over, and the disagreements between Johnson

  • 13:04 The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8

    The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8

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    In which John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its wa

  • 14:11 The Market Revolution: Crash Course US History #12

    The Market Revolution: Crash Course US History #12

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Market Revolution. In the first half of the 19th century, the way people lived and worked in the United States changed drastically. At play was the classic (if anything in a 30 year old nation can be called classi

  • 15:05 Age of Jackson: Crash Course US History #14

    Age of Jackson: Crash Course US History #14

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    In which John Green teaches you about the presidency of Andrew Jackson So how did a president with astoundingly bad fiscal policies end up on the $20 bill? That's a question we can't answer, but we can tell you how Jackson got to be president, and how he

  • 04:29 Our Ancient Human Cousins!

    Our Ancient Human Cousins!

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    If you traced your family tree back far enough, you'd see that you're related to all 7 billion people on Earth! And if you trace it back even farther than that you'll find our ancient human cousins, the Neanderthals! ---------- Love SciShow Kids and want

  • 09:01 Evolution Clarification

    Evolution Clarification

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    Clarifying some points on evolution and intelligent design More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=nh1R-gyY7es

  • 11:36 Intelligent Design and Evolution

    Intelligent Design and Evolution

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    The argument that evolution speaks to being the most "intelligent design" More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=qxOEz9aPZNY

  • 12:01 The Civil War, Part I: Crash Course US History #20

    The Civil War, Part I: Crash Course US History #20

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    In which John Green ACTUALLY teaches about the Civil War. In part one of our two part look at the US Civil War, John looks into the causes of the war, and the motivations of the individuals who went to war. The overarching causes and the individual motiva

  • 10:40 Popular The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening: Crash Course US History #5

    The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening: Crash Course US History #5

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    In which John Green teaches you about the beginnings of the American Revolution in a video titled The Seven Years War. Confusing? Maybe. John argues that the Seven Years War, which is often called the French and Indian War in the US, laid a lot of the gro

  • 10:54 The Civil War Part 2: Crash Course US History #21

    The Civil War Part 2: Crash Course US History #21

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    In which John Green teaches you how the Civil War played a large part in making the United States the country that it is today. He covers some of the key ways in which Abraham Lincoln influenced the outcome of the war, and how the lack of foreign interven

  • 12:45 Growth, Cities, and Immigration: Crash Course US History #25

    Growth, Cities, and Immigration: Crash Course US History #25

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    In which John Green teaches you about the massive immigration to the United States during the late 19th and early 20th century. Immigrants flocked to the US from all over the world in this time period. Millions of Europeans moved to the US where they drov

  • 14:47 19th Century Reforms: Crash Course US History #15

    19th Century Reforms: Crash Course US History #15

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    In which John Green teaches you about various reform movements in the 19th century United States. From Utopian societies to the Second Great Awakening to the Abolition movement, American society was undergoing great changes in the first half of the 19th c


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