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  • 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

  • 04:21 Crazy Silent Film Stunts You Won't Believe Are Real

    Crazy Silent Film Stunts You Won't Believe Are Real

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    Think film stunts today are insane? Just wait until you see what silent film era stars were doing. Prepare to be blown away.

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

    The Progressive Era: Crash Course US History #27

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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. Also, if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps keep the channel producing great conten

  • 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

  • 02:49 New 1930 - Silent film pianist gives demonstrations (w/ matching newsreels)

    1930 - Silent film pianist gives demonstrations (w/ matching newsreels)

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    Silent film pianist Harry Rosenthal gives demonstrations of the old tunes he would play for newsreels. I've found old silent clips from the early 20th century that roughly match the personalities and places he mentions. This was filmed on March 11, 1930 i

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 08:46 Designing the World of Film: Crash Course Film Production #9

    Designing the World of Film: Crash Course Film Production #9

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    Literally, ‘mise-en-scene’ means “placing on stage.” But in film, mise-en-scene encompasses everything the camera is capturing. The artists and crafts-people who work in Production Design, Wardrobe, and Hair and Makeup are responsible for setting the stag

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 11:07 The Editor: Crash Course Film Production #12

    The Editor: Crash Course Film Production #12

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    The Editor is yet another unsung hero in the filmmaking process. For a century of film history, Editors have taken raw footage and worked to transform it into a cohesive whole. Basically making one thing from many. But, how do they do it? In this episode

  • 09:57 The Filmmaker's Army: Crash Course Film Production #3

    The Filmmaker's Army: Crash Course Film Production #3

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    Who does what on a film set? And how many of them are there? What is HMU? What is a Scripty? In this episode of Crash Course Film Production, Lily gives us A BIG OVERVIEW on the Production Team. Who they are, who they report to, and why they're important.

  • 10:40 Citizen Kane: Crash Course Film Criticism #1

    Citizen Kane: Crash Course Film Criticism #1

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    Try CuriosityStream today: http://curiositystream.com/crashcourse and use the promo code "crashcourse" to get the first two months free! Is Citizen Kane the BEST MOVIE EVER MADE? Is that even an answerable question? Michael Aranda will try to help us thro

  • 11:37 Aliens: Crash Course Film Criticism

    Aliens: Crash Course Film Criticism

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    James Cameron rocketed onto the action film scene with 1984's "The Terminator" and followed that up with a highly anticipated sequel to the 1979 film, "Alien." His film, "Aliens," would go on to not only be a financial success, but a critical one and has

  • 08:42 Producers: Crash Course Film Production #6

    Producers: Crash Course Film Production #6

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    So... what do Producers even do? It's a hard question to answer because there are so many different kinds of producers on a movie. In this episode of Crash Course Film Production, Lily Gladstone talks us through the different kinds of producers and what t

  • 08:39 Grip and Electric: Crash Course Film Production #10

    Grip and Electric: Crash Course Film Production #10

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    It's time to look at some of the most under-sung heroes of the film world, Grip and Electric. Doing everything from setting up dollies and tripods, to helping the cinematographer shape the light with flags and silks, the Grips are there to make it work pr

  • 08:44 The Director: Crash Course Film Production #7

    The Director: Crash Course Film Production #7

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    So... what do Directors even do? That's not an easy question to answer but today Lily will do her best. Generally, directors are the driving creative force behind a movie, deciding what kind of cinematic world the story will take place in, how the perform

  • 08:47 The Cinematographer: Crash Course Film Production #8

    The Cinematographer: Crash Course Film Production #8

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    Who takes the pictures in a movie? Who is responsible for making a movie look good, or creating meaning with light and shadow, or make an action scene clear and thrilling? A lot of the time, that's the job of the cinematographer. In this episode of Crash

  • 09:19 Screenplays: Crash Course Film Production #1

    Screenplays: Crash Course Film Production #1

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    If you want to make a movie, generally you're going to want to start with a script. In this episode of Crash Course Film Production, Lily Gladstone talks about the basics of screenplays and how to get started thinking about and actually writing your movie

  • 09:06 Dissecting The Camera: Crash Course Film Production #4

    Dissecting The Camera: Crash Course Film Production #4

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    Sometimes the most intimidating part of making a movie is that little box of concentrated technology called "The Camera." But, FEAR NOT! In this episode of Crash Course Film Production, Lily helps us dissect the basics of modern movie cameras so you can h

  • 10:01 Special Effects: Crash Course Film Production #11

    Special Effects: Crash Course Film Production #11

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    Chances are, when you hear the phrase "Special Effects," you may have images pop into your mind. The Hulk smashing a city, a lightsaber fight, or maybe an alien world. But effects can be much more subtle and have been around really since the beginning of

  • 10:22 Television Production: Crash Course Film Production #15

    Television Production: Crash Course Film Production #15

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    In our final episode of Crash Course Film Production, it's time to take a look at television production and how it differs from feature film production. It's subtle but it has a lot to do with how television shows make money for their many different types

  • 08:16 Pitching and Pre-Production: Crash Course Film Production #2

    Pitching and Pre-Production: Crash Course Film Production #2

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    Pitching your movie to people can be hard. A studio, a friend, your mom... each of these entities will have different stressed and give you different results. But, what's important in a pitch? And what happens after the pitch? How do you get your movie re

  • 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

  • 02:49 The Fascinating History of Animation

    The Fascinating History of Animation

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    Long before Pixar and today's CGI special effects extravaganzas, early animators of the silent era experimented and introduced new techniques into filmmaking. Mark Quigley gives us a tour of the silent animation collection at UCLA's Film & Television Arch

  • 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

  • 01:05 First actors on film ever

    First actors on film ever

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    This short black and white silent film is the oldest footage showing actors performing a role on film. The actors were a blacksmith (centre) and employees of the Edison Manufacturing Company. Filmed by William K.L. Dickson, while working for the Edison Ma

  • 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

  • 01:44 A Light History of Light in 2 Minutes | Short Film Showcase

    A Light History of Light in 2 Minutes | Short Film Showcase

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    Have you ever thought of how light has changed with us? This experimental animation by Stephen Ong for Make It Move explores that thought, illustrating how light went "from the burning embers of a camp fire, to the white glow of the smartphone." The music

  • 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

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

    The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

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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

  • 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

  • 10:06 Sound Production: Crash Course Film Production #5

    Sound Production: Crash Course Film Production #5

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    Good sound is easy to miss because, usually, you're not paying attention to it. You're just simply, "in the story." But, sound recordists and engineers need to have a lot of technical know how as well as an instinct for story to help immerse us in the wor

  • 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

  • 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

  • 14:27 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

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

    Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

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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. Also, if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps keep the channel producing great conten

  • 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-

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 11:30 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

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    In which John covers the long, long history of ancient Egypt, including the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, and even a couple of intermediate periods. Learn about mummies, pharaohs, pyramids and the Nile with John Green. Crash Course World History is now av

  • 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

  • 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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    In which John Green teaches you the history of Christianity, from the beginnings of Judaism and the development of monotheism, right up to Paul and how Christianity stormed the Roman Empire in just a few hundred years. Along the way, John will cover Abram

  • 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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    2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: Crash Course World History #7 In which John introduces you to quite a lot of Chinese history by discussing the complicated relationship between the Confucian scholars who wrote Chinese h

  • 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

  • 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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    In which John Green teaches you about Nationalism. Nationalism was everywhere in the 19th century, as people all over the world carved new nation-states out of old empires. Nationalist leaders changed the way people thought of themselves and the places th

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

    The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

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    In which John teaches you about the Seven Years War, which may have lasted nine years. Or as many as 23. It was a very confusing was. The Seven Years War was a global war, fought on five continents, which is kind of a lot. John focuses on the war as it ha

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

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

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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

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

    American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28

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    In which John Green teaches you about Imperialism. In the late 19th century, the great powers of Europe were running around the world obtaining colonial possessions, especially in Africa and Asia. The United States, which as a young country was especially

  • 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

  • 13:42 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

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

    Women's Suffrage: Crash Course US History #31

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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

  • 05:24 1926: How Early Film Makers Brought Color to Cinema.

    1926: How Early Film Makers Brought Color to Cinema.

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    Before film makers were able to capture color on film, they used a technique called hand tinting, where they painted each individual frame to create a color strip. starting in 1902 film makers started experimenting with technology that would allow them to

  • 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

  • 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

  • 13:43 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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    With a solid understanding of biology on the small scale under our belts, it's time for the long view - for the next twelve weeks, we'll be learning how the living things that we've studied interact with and influence each other and their environments. Li

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  • 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

  • 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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  • 13:28 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

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

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

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  • 13:53 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 07:25 The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe (Reading & 1909 Film)

    The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe (Reading & 1909 Film)

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    Quoth the raven, "Nevermore..." Incredible poem from 1845 by famous American writer Edgar Allan Poe, set to an old silent film inspired by the poem. "Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary," starts the famous narrative. It follows t

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 01:22 AlterEgo: Interfacing with devices through silent speech

    AlterEgo: Interfacing with devices through silent speech

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    AlterEgo is a wearable system that allows a user to silently converse with a computing device without any voice or discernible movements — thereby enabling the user to communicate with devices, AI assistants, applications, or other people in a silent, con

  • 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

  • 03:14 "Silent Night" Cover by Aaliyah Rose | SONGS THAT STICK

    "Silent Night" Cover by Aaliyah Rose | SONGS THAT STICK

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    Aaliyah Rose covers "Silent Night" just in time for Christmas Eve! So nestle up by the fireplace and enjoy this beautiful cover!! Aaliyah's cover of "Stand By You" http://bit.ly/1O7qxAU Aaliyah's cover of "Levels" http://bit.ly/210JyyQ Aaliyah's cover of

  • 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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    In which John Green teaches you about the Bronze Age civilization in what we today call the middle east, and how the vast, interconnected civilization that encompassed Egypt, The Levant, and Mesopotamia came to an end. What's that you say? There was no su

  • 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

  • 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

  • 13:55 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

  • 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

  • 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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    In which John Green teaches you about Sub-Saharan Africa! So, what exactly was going on there? It turns out, it was a lot of trade, converting to Islam, visits from Ibn Battuta, trade, beautiful women, trade, some impressive architecture, and several empi

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

    Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

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    In which John Green teaches you about Iran's Revolutions. Yes, revolutions plural. What was the1979 Iranian Revolution about? It turns out, Iran has a pretty long history of unrest in order to put power in the hands of the people, and the most recent revo

  • 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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    In which John Green explores exactly when Rome went from being the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire. Here's a hint: it had something to do with Julius Caesar, but maybe less than you think. Find out how Caesar came to rule the empire, what led to him ge

  • 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

  • 10:31 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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    The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: In which John Green teaches you about the so-called Silk Road, a network of trade routes where goods such as ivory, silver, iron, wine, and yes, silk were exchanged across the ancient world, from China to the West. Along w

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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    In which John Green teaches you about the beginning of the so-called Age of Discovery. You've probably heard of Christopher Columbus, who "discovered" America in 1492, but what about Vasco da Gama? How about Zheng He? Columbus gets a bad rap from many mod

  • 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

  • 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

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

    The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34

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  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    World War II: Crash Course World History #38

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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 World War II, aka The Great Patriotic War, aka The Big One. So how did this war happen? And wha

  • 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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  • 09:10 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

  • 03:29 Science Bob and Jimmy Kimmel Launch Over 1,000 Film Canisters

    Science Bob and Jimmy Kimmel Launch Over 1,000 Film Canisters

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    In this segment from April of 2012, Science Bob used magnets, film canisters and Alka-Seltzer tablets to launch 1,180 film canisters to the top of the stage. The effect was amazing, although there were still film canisters all over the stage during P Didd

  • 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

  • 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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    The Mechanics Of The Film Projector

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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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    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

  • 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

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    The History of Atomic Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #37

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  • 02:06 Underground home was built as Cold War era hideaway

    Underground home was built as Cold War era hideaway

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    This 16,000 sq ft was built by an executive at Avon and the owner of Gulfstream aerospace who had concerns about nuclear war, so he built his own house located 25 ft underground. It was built in 1978 for about $10 million dollars.

  • 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

  • 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

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    Silent Movie Titans I Teen Titans Go! I Cartoon Network

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    Raven just wants some piece and quiet for once, and accidentally makes a magical deal that eliminates all sounds. CN GAMES: http://bit.ly/CNGames SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/109Y6wq WATCH MORE: http://bit.ly/VgnfHu About Teen Titans GO!: TEEN TITANS GO! is a

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    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

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    Roundhay Garden Scene (1888) - World's Oldest Surviving Film - Louis Aime Augustin Le Prince

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    The earliest celluloid film was shot by Louise Le Prince using the Le Prince single-lens camera made in 1888. It was taken in the garden of the Whitley family house in Oakwood Grange Road, Roundhay, a suburb of Leeds, Yorkshire, Great Britain, possibly on

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    Oreshki: A Rich, Nutty Cookie From The Soviet Era | NPR Hot Pot

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    NPR journalist Alina Selyukh makes oreshki, a cookie from the former Soviet Union. The walnut-shaped cookies, which have a rich, nutty filling, were popular during a time when people had to make do with limited ingredients. Selyukh tells us about her memo

  • 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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  • 17:08 Minecraft Xbox - Film Premiere [431]

    Minecraft Xbox - Film Premiere [431]

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    Welcome to my Let's Play of the Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft. These videos will showcase what I have been getting up to in Minecraft and everything I have built. See the film full screen - https://youtu.be/tX0lC4zyYF8 In this video I have a film premiere

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    The Stunning Evolution of Color in Film | WIRED

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    Before they figured out how to shoot film in color, filmmakers were painting their footage, frame-by-frame. Fast forward a century and the HDR technology available to colorists means we are to see more detail than ever on our screens. From technicolor to

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    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

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    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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  • 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

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    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

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    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

  • 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

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    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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 14:33 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

  • 12:44 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

  • 02:10 Layers - Art film by Maxim Zhestkov

    Layers - Art film by Maxim Zhestkov

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    Layers is a 4K digital art film directed by Maxim Zhestkov exploring the juxtaposition of the outside and inside. Computer-generated dark and brutal geometric monoliths are dissected by invisible 3D objects to reveal the layers of the colourful and emotio

  • 01:55 Science Bob's Film Canister Gatling Gun

    Science Bob's Film Canister Gatling Gun

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    Check out this Tesla Coil Triggered, Ethanol Powered, Film Canister Gatling Gun! It launches 315 ethanol vapor film canisters using spark gaps charged by a Tesla coil. It was created by TV science presenter and maker, "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, and it was

  • 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

  • 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

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    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

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    [Yule Log Audio] Silent Night - Pentatonix

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    Solar Wind: A Silent Threat | Strip the Cosmos

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    Astronaut Mike Massimino calls solar wind, "the biggest obstacle we have for exploring our universe." | For more STRIP THE COSMOS, visit http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/strip-the-cosmos/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Subscribe to Science Channel! | http://www.yout

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    Archive Film Computing In The 1960s

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    Archive film footage showing computing in 1960s Britian

  • 02:40 Unikitty | Richard's Film | Cartoon Network

    Unikitty | Richard's Film | Cartoon Network

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    Unikitty | Film Fest | Cartoon Network

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    Unikitty and Puppycorn show off their film at the film festival! The film is a fun mashup of Unikitty's "The Amulet of Katzana" and Puppycorn's "Badge Cops: Agents of Justiceness". Episode: Film Fest CN GAMES: http://cartn.co/ytgames SUBSCRIBE: http://car

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    Time-Lapse: Bizarre, Beautiful Ocean Creatures | Short Film Showcase

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    Producer Sandro Bocci takes an intimate and hypnotizing look at aquatic life through beautiful time-lapses at a magnified perspective. This up-close look brings you into the world of corals, sea stars, and other marine creatures that seem almost otherworl

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    Physics of Toys--Film canister cannon // Homemade Science with Bruce Yeany

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    A small cannon that fires a plastic film canister is one way to start a lesson off with a bang, well not really a bang, more like a pop. It shoots a film canister about 25 feet and is powered by just two drops of alcohol. The basic idea can be shown very

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    Where Are the Stars? See How Light Pollution Affects Night Skies | Short Film Showcase

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    Of the many ways Earth is polluted, light pollution may be the least talked about. It's not an illusion; astronomers measure it from one to nine on the Bortle scale, and earlier this year, one study suggested that light pollution may be causing spring to

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  • 04:24 His Epic Message Will Make You Want to Save the World | Short Film Showcase

    His Epic Message Will Make You Want to Save the World | Short Film Showcase

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    As the human population continues to grow, so does our impact on the environment. In fact, recent research has shown that three-quarters of Earth’s land surface is under pressure from human activity. In this short film, spoken word artist Prince Ea makes

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    Capitalism and the Dutch East India Company: Crash Course World History 229

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    War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225

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    In which John Green teaches you about nation building and nationalism in Latin America. Sometimes, the nations of Latin America get compared to the nations of Europe, and are found wanting. This is kind of a silly comparison. The rise of democratic, econo

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    Watch This Guy Build a Massive Solar System in the Desert | Short Film Showcase

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    The vastness of space is almost too mind-boggling for the human brain to comprehend. In order to accurately illustrate our place in the universe, one group of friends decided to build the first scale model of the solar system in seven miles of empty deser


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