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 […]

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 […]