The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

Hi, my name is John Green, This is Crash Course World History. Oh my gosh! Today we’re goingto talk about war. Ah! Explosions everywhere!So, traditionally, historians are pretty keen on wars, because they feature clearly delineatedbeginnings, and middles, and ends, and because they always have a fair bit of death and dramaand mortally wounded generals […]

Swaziland: Gold Mine of Marijuana (Part 1/2)

Hello, I am Hamiltonand I’m currently standing on the outskirts of a weed field in Swaziland.And, I am holding in my hand a plastic bag full of Swaziland gold nugsand I am grateful to be herevery grateful to be hereyeahwith a temperate climate majestic waterfalls and an abundance of playfulmonkeys the kingdom of swaziland would […]

Plastic Pollution: How Humans are Turning the World into Plastic

When the gods granted king Midas one wish, he wished that everything he touched would turn to gold.Midas was delighted. Trees, rocks, buildings all gold.But soon he found in horror that his food turned into gold as well.When he hugged his daughter to soothe his pain, he realized his mistake too late.The richest man in […]

Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40

Hi, I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talkabout decolonization. The empires European states formed in the 19th century proved aboutas stable and long-lasting as Genghis Khan’s leading to so many of the nation states weknow and love today. Yes, I’m looking at you, Burundi.[singing] DID YOU EVER […]

* A Weed Smoking, Coked Up, Drunken, Silly God | Minister Farrakhan “Speaks”

they want out whole planet. Black Hands murdered Gaddafi, he got 2 girls, karma bust through secretservice, this is God’s World World Star Taking advantage of your savagerycan’t text it to your son so you text it to mei’m bout to go in overdrive shoot you with this dope versewho would stand up if God […]

We’re quitting smoking, so why is big tobacco booming?

Smoking rates in the UK have been falling for decades,but at the same time cigarette companies are making more money than ever.They’ll tell you they are moving away from cigarettes and towards healthier alternatives,but if you look a little closer that’s nowhere near the full story.So, what’s really behind big tobacco’s big profits?Cigarette makers are […]

The Cannibal Generals of Liberia

SHANE SMITH: In this episode, we go to Liberia and hang outwith cannibal warlords. MALE SPEAKER 1: I lift it up on the temple.I’m gonna eat it.[GUNFIRE]MALE SPEAKER 1: It’s a Liberian general’s heart.SHANE SMITH: I was afraid probably the whole time I wasin Liberia.There’s always this underlying hum of violence.And the poverty there is […]

Zimbabwe’s Codeine Cough Syrup Epidemic

come on so many people are Indians every tiara is down we’ve got a generation to use if the government does not step up [Music] the streets of Harare are full of brown cough syrup bottles a sign of the addiction epidemic currently ravaging the country particularly affecting young people I ain’t got no Missy […]

What If You Stopped Eating?

Food is a favorite pastime for many which is convenient because we needed tolive but what would happen to you in your body if you were to completely stopeating food right now in the first six hours all is fairly normal your bodybegins to break down glycogen which stores energy in your body into glucosewhich […]