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29 Facts about European Royalty – mental_floss List Show Ep. 520

29 Facts about European Royalty – mental_floss List Show Ep. 520 A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John shares some bizarre facts about European royalty through the years! Subscribe for new episodes of mental_floss every other Wednesday —- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter…

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The Paris Accord: What is it? And What Does it All Mean?

The Paris Accord: What is it? And What Does it All Mean? At the heart of the desire to get America out of the Paris Agreement seems to be three things: 1. Nostalgia. The focus on coal, an energy source that is becoming uneconomical even in developing countries, and that employs very few people in…

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Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It? Should we double down or give up and go our separate ways? Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch here: http://bit.ly/1P1hQIH Get the music of the video here: Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/2o940iA Bandcamp: http://bit.ly/2p9SSFR…

What The World Thinks Of The U.S. Election

What The World Thinks Of The U.S. Election Seeker VR https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXiR5VZGA_xproMufNXLYZA Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml The 2016 election is not only creating conversations in the U.S but all around the world. So what do others think about the U.S election? Learn More: Bloomberg: Could Hillary Clinton Be America’s Thatcher? https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2013-04-16/could-hillary-clinton-be-america-s-thatcher- The Washington Post: Here’s What People Around…

Why Trains Suck in America

Why Trains Suck in America Trains, well, just aren’t that great in America. Here’s why. Youtube: http://www.YouTube.com/WendoverProductions Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/WendoverPro Email: WendoverProductions@gmail.com Attributions: Opening Amtrak video courtesy Coleman Place (Creative Commons License) Amtrak System Map modified from original by Maximilian Dörrbecker (Creative Commons License) Train icon created by Roman J. Sokolov from the Noun Project Airport…

Brexit: David Cameron resigns as UK votes to leave – BBC News

Brexit: David Cameron resigns as UK votes to leave – BBC News Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Mr Cameron made the announcement in a statement outside Downing Street after the final result was announced. He said he would attempt to “steady…

24 Facts about Wine – mental_floss List Show Ep. 336

24 Facts about Wine – mental_floss List Show Ep. 336 A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, Craig tells you all about wine! —- Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com —- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter…

The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained

The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained Why is the refugee crisis all over the news? How is this related to Syria? Why should we care at all? Donate to the United Nations Refugee Agency: http://donate.unhcr.org/international/general/#_ga=1.29610806.829388110.1441552177 The Syria / Iraq video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQPlREDW-Ro Music by Epic Mountain Music: https://soundcloud.com/epicmountain Sources used for this video: http://www.unhcr.org.uk/about-us/key-facts-and-figures.html http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/oct/27/uk-mediterranean-migrant-rescue-plan…

Understanding the Refugee Crisis in Europe, Syria, and around the World

Understanding the Refugee Crisis in Europe, Syria, and around the World In which John Green discusses the Syrian refugee crisis and the growing number of refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, and Eritrea crossing the sea with the help of smugglers to seek refuge in European Union nations. Also discussed: The difference between migrants and refugees, the…