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 […]

Defunctland: The Failure of Disney’s Chuck E. Cheese Ripoff, Club Disney

The year was 1996, and the Walt Disney Company was in a very peculiar place.Walt Disney Studios was riding high,as they were in the middle of the “Disney Renaissance”.A return to form had yielded a plethora of box-office success,while the rest of the company appeared to be in a state of disarray.Jeffrey Katzenberg, the president […]

The Scandalous Murder of William Desmond Taylor

(light flickering on)(distant sirens)– This week on BuzzFeed Unsolved,we investigate the murder of William Desmond Taylor,a notable film director in 1920’s Hollywood.Let’s peek behind the curtainand see a little bit behind the glitz and the glamour.– Well, but you know what they say.It’s not all glitz and glamour.But you just said that, right?– Yeah.– Ah, […]

That Time Britain Burned Down The White House

– Welcome to Ruining History.Today we’re gonna talk a lot and learn a littleabout the War of 1812.Guys, it’s a weird war.– What war was that?– It was the War of 1812.(dramatic intro music)You don’t know the basics of it?– Nothin’!– I know the basics, it was in 1812.– I know nothing about historyor why […]

Key & Peele – Auction Block

– ALL RIGHT, Y’ALL GATHER ROUND. GATHER ROUND. WELCOME, GENTLEMEN.WHAT A BEAUTIFUL AND BLESSED DAY FOR AN AUCTION.ALL RIGHT, Y’ALL, GET ON UP THERE.– PUT THAT WHIP DOWN AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS, THOUGH.– STRAIGHT UP.I DON’T CARE WHAT PLANTATION I END UP ON.I’M STRAIGHT STAGING A REVOLT IN THIS MOTHER[bleep].– HELLS YEAH.– WE HAVE LOT […]

Pawn Stars: Abraham Lincoln Chair | History

– Well, obviously, all we got here is a chair. JERRY: It’s a chair. One of the most famous chairs you’ll ever see. Oh, really? JERRY: Abraham Lincoln sat on it while he was in the White House. OK. I’m sure he sat in a lot of chairs. JERRY: It comes from a set of […]

Pawn Stars: A Very Rare 1944 Silver Coin (Season 13) | History

[music playing] RICK: Hey, how can I help you? RAY: How you doing? I have a coin I think you might be interested in. RICK: OK. RAY: It’s a steel penny. Are you familiar with those? RICK: Yes, I am. Whoa. It’s a 1944 steel penny. That is really neat. I know there’s less than […]

Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters

you think you’re a tough guy what are you going to strong-arm me we’ll see about that you know I think that you got the wrong impression about me I think in all fairness I should explain to you exactly what it is that I do welcome to watchmojo.com and today we’re counting down our […]

Estudio revela que uno de cuatro jóvenes ha modificado su e-cigarette | Al Rojo Vivo | Telemundo

[Música] hay una alerta para quienes usan cigarrillos electrónicos un estudio reveló que uno de cada cuatro jóvenes que usan cigarrillos electrónicos han modificado su dispositivo para lograr un efecto más potente esta técnica está moda conocida como grooming consiste en echar nicotina líquida directamente sobre la bobina calentador eliminando el vaporizador este método resulta […]

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 […]