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How one person saved over 2,000 children from the Nazis - Iseult Gillespie

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Get to know the story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who saved over 2,000 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII.

What few people know about the program that "saved" America - Meg Jacobs

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Explore the successes and failures of FDR’s New Deal, a set of legislation during the Great Depression which aimed to save the US economy.

Autumn in Canada | National Geographic

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Ontario and Quebec are a fall lovers delight. The leaves paint the landscape and outdoor adventures await. Partner Content for Destination Canada.

Why every world map is wrong - Kayla Wolf

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Dig into the inaccuracies of flat maps and how different map designs can shift our point of view.

How much land does it take to power the world?

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Explore the sustainability of fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable energy and how much space each of these power sources use.

What if the World turned to Gold? - The Gold Apocalypse

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The Map of Evolution and other sciency posters, researched and designed with love, are now available on the kurzgesagt shop.

How much electricity does it take to power the world?

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Discover how much electricity humanity uses, and how clean energy sources could help revolutionize our energy supply in the future.

What if every satellite suddenly disappeared? - Moriba Jah

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Explore what would happen if all of humanity’s satellites disappeared and the real-life scenarios that could lead to such a catastrophe.

The rise of the Ottoman Empire - Mostafa Minawi

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Explore the early days of the Ottoman Empire, as shrewd political rulers grew the principality into an intercontinental empire.

Best Of Spring | BBC Earth

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In the first of our seasonal specials, we bring you the best spring moments from the BBC Earth archive.

The most colorful gemstones on Earth - Jeff Dekofsky

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What gives opals their signature shimmering colors? Dig into the science of the gemstone’s formation, millions of years in the making.

Which bag should you use?

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Explore the environmental impact of three types of bags— plastic, paper, and cloth— to find out how they’re made, used and disposed of.

Is It Too Late To Stop Climate Change? Well, it's Complicated.

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This video is part of a series about climate change supported by Breakthrough Energy – a coalition founded by Bill Gates, that is working to expand clean-energy investment and support the innovations that will lead the world to net-zero carbon emissions.

Is life meaningless? And other absurd questions - Nina Medvinskaya

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Dive into Albert Camus’ philosophy of the absurd, and explore the question: if the world is meaningless, could our lives still hold value?

The Mummy's Curse | Lost Treasures of Egypt

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Archaeologists find a looted tomb and begin excavating the mummy inside, but there is a problem.

Is Success Luck or Hard Work?

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In a competitive world, tiny advantages can make all the difference.

Is the weather actually becoming more extreme?

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Explore the differences between weather and climate – what they are, how we predict them, and what those predictions can tell us.

Inside the World’s Most Expensive Hotel Room

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Come on in for a private stay at the Palms Resort, in Las Vegas' most expensive hotel room, where a private suite is $100,000 a night, and it's a 2 night minimum! This luxury hotel suite is for the wealthiest ballers who come to Vegas to party like a billionaire.

If We Aren't Too Late

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This video was made in partnership with Bill Gates. To learn more about his work on clean energy, visit https://gatesnot.es/3dSVdur

The Best Worst Energy Source

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Although coal is such an amazing energy source that we've kept using it despite the harm it causes, today we may be better poised to stop using it than at any previous time in history.

Why Being the President Actually Sucks

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You think you have a busy day, a tough life, try running the entire country.