Unstoppable Solar Cycles – Greenland

GILSLADOTTIR: The climate changed, that’s a fact, everybody knows that. So it was getting very hard to be a farmer and, well, they didn’t get enough hay for the animals and the animals were freezing and starving so the animals died. And when the animals die, the people die. OLDENBURG: Around the year 1350, a representative of the Bishop Regatta

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My Adventures in “Socialist Country” presented by Ben Powell

My Adventures in “Socialist Country” presented by Ben Powell

– Thank you for coming to this afternoon’s event. My name is Doug Irwin. I’m a professor in the economics department and co-teaching Government 68: The Future of Capitalism this quarter. The Political Economy Project sponsors a lot of public events. I just want to highlight the next one which will be next Monday here in this room, Rocky I,

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Blockchain Island 2 | How Malta Is Becoming a Global Capital of Crypto

Blockchain Island 2 | How Malta Is Becoming a Global Capital of Crypto

In our first film about Malta, we asked students at the University of Malta a simple question: “What do you know about blockchain and cryptocurrency?” And maybe you remember that almost none of them knew anything. I don’t think so. Blockchain Island, no. I think most of us don’t know about it. I might be mistaken though. It’s hard to

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How Cruise Ships Work

How Cruise Ships Work

This is the symphony of the seas: an 1,188 feet long, 8,880 person, 18 deck, 7 neighborhood beast of a cruise ship that makes the Titanic look like a kayak. It cost $1.4 billion dollars but cruise ships only lasts about 25 years; 25 years of constant cleaning and maintenance, plus an enormous amount of food, fuel, fees and employees.

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How Africa is Becoming China’s China

How Africa is Becoming China’s China

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Start learning with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at http://brilliant.org/wendover. Political alliances manifest themselves here—on the voting floor of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, New York. In this room countries impose legislation that carries weight worldwide and so what happens in

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Blockchain Island | Cointelegraph Documentary

Blockchain Island | Cointelegraph Documentary

When the prime minister of Malta, a tiny island nation in the Mediterranean, addresses the United Nations, the world rarely stops to listen. But Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s speech in September broke some new ground. We are currently in exciting technological times. This is why in Malta we have launched ourselves as the blockchain island by being the first jurisdiction

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