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Arkansas – Feat. Rapper MC Mocktalk the Northern Mockingbird | 50 Birds, 50 States

Arkansas – Feat. Rapper MC Mocktalk the Northern Mockingbird | 50 Birds, 50 States

BARRY: BALD EAGLE.[CHIRPING].DJ PIGEON: AY YO, I’M DJ PIGEON AND I’D LIKE TO INTRODUCE Y’ALL TO OUR NATIONAL BIRD. MAKE SOME NOISE FOR BARRY THE BALD EAGLE OUR STATE CHAUFFEUR! BARRY: THAT’S RIGHT Y’ALL, WHAT UP, WHAT UP? IT’S TIME FOR ANOTHER JOURNEY, SO LET’S EMBARK Y’ALL. WE’RE FLYING TO THE NATURAL STATE, ARKANSAS! ♪ LET ME INTRODUCE Y’ALL TO MY REAL GOOD FRIEND, ♪ ♪ THAT’S KNOWN FOR TALKING WORDS. ♪ ♪ HE’S THE STATE BIRD OF ARKANSAS, ♪…

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Why Trains Suck in America

Why Trains Suck in America

Let’s face it: trains kinda suck in America. They’re slow, expensive, and just don’t exist in many parts of the country. The simple reason for this is because the US is so sparsely populated. Aside from here, here, and here, cities just aren’t close enough together to make train travel faster or cheaper than plane travel. When cities are within 200-300 miles of each other, it’s often faster to take a train from downtown to downtown rather than driving to…

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How the Post Office Made America

How the Post Office Made America

This Wendover Productions video was made possible by Away. Get $20 off the perfect suitcase from Away with the code “Wendover” at checkout. The Post Office Made America. It’s an ambitious claim, I know, but without it the United States as we know it today would not exist. As author Winifred Gallagher eloquently pointed out in her book, “How the Post Office Created America,” in the years following the American Revolution, one didn’t say, “the United States is,” they said,…

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The Right to Life before Birth in International Law

The Right to Life before Birth in International Law

After the many crimes of the Second World War, the States across the globe wanted to reaffirm the universal character of the right to life and the fact that the protection of the guarantee of the right to life is the cornerstone of human rights. This is very clear. And it would apply to every human being. Now we see an attempt to reintroduce, within this right, distinctions between human beings, that would guarantee the right to life only to…

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Why the Northernmost Town in America Exists

Why the Northernmost Town in America Exists

This is a Wendover Productions video in collaboration with RealLifeLore, and made possible by Squarespace. Build your website for 10% off by going to squarespace.com/wendover. 3,500 miles from Washington, D.C., 3,000 miles north of Los Angeles, 750 miles north of Anchorage, where the ground never melts, where the snow falls mid-summer, where no plants taller than a few inches grow, where the sun sets for months in the winter and stays up for months in the summer, lies America’s northernmost…

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Replacing Humans with Robots…Good or Bad for Society?

Replacing Humans with Robots…Good or Bad for Society?

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The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

We begin in 1750 in North America. It’s been 150 years since settlers from Western Europe, mostly fleeing poverty, famine, or religious and political persecution, first arrived on the continent. Their arrival came at the expense of millions of native Americans who lived there for thousands of years, mostly in tribes. On the East Coast, Great Britain has established colonies inhabited by 1.5 million people. The northern regions depend mainly on fishing and trade, while in the south, the climate…

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Joseph Nye on global power shifts

Joseph Nye on global power shifts

I’m going to talk to you about power in this 21st century. And basically, what I’d like to tell you is that power is changing, and there are two types of changes I want to discuss. One is power transition, which is change of power amongst states. And there the simple version of the message is it’s moving from West to East. The other is power diffusion, the way power is moving from all states West or East to non-state…

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