The World’s Strangest Borders Part 1: Panhandles

Countries in the world come in all different shapes and sizes. Some are huge, while others are tiny. And then some have very clearly defined shapes, like these, and others, well, not so much. Borders are a funny thing and don’t often make sense without some historical or geographical context. Sometimes borders take on an exceptionally bizarre look, extending away

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Geography Now! India

Geography Now! India

So we have finally encroached upon the giant: India. Some of you’ve been waiting a LOOOOONG time for this episode. I’m just gonna say straight up: You all know India is incredibly complex and diverse. Even Indians have trouble understanding their own country. Obviously, I won’t be able to scratch even the surface in this episode. But I’ll try my

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Geography Now! LAOS

Geography Now! LAOS

Lao. It’s pronounced Lao. Not Laossss. Lao, cool? Okay, now we can al-Lao this episode to begin properly. Sorry, I’m just, I’m so used to getting punched or hit or whatever whenever that happens, just um I guess I’m off the hook. Sorry I’m late, traffic was ridiculous out there. Oh, okay? Ready for this? Yeah OK. *Nope punch* Everybody

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Geography Now’s Top 10 ISLAND destinations

Geography Now’s Top 10 ISLAND destinations

This episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Hey Geography peeps, I’m back hope you like the Season 2 finale of Geography Go. I mean I guess for me personally I- I’m always thinking about going so far abroad, that it never even really hit me that my neighbor, Mexico, would be just as equally fascinating, but

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Geography Now! Denmark

Geography Now! Denmark

Remember in the Angola episode I mentioned how I went to Denmark one time about a sandwich that was twenty-one dollars? Well, this was that sandwich and my reaction was like, “TWENTY ONE DOLLARS?!” Well, this better be the best sandwich I’ve ever had in my life. …you got lucky. It’s time to learn Geography, NOW! Hey everybody I’m your

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Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds

Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds

Let’s pause here. I’m driving on the road that separates Haiti from the Dominican Republic. Right here. It’s the border that divides two very different countries. If you’re born in Haiti, you’re 2.5 times more likely to die as a baby than if you’re born in the DR. You’ll be almost ten times poorer and you can expect to have

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The NEWEST islands on Earth (Geography Now!)

The NEWEST islands on Earth (Geography Now!)

Hey everybody, hope you’re having a great holiday season and New Year’s is coming up Oh very quickly we have Geography Now! t-shirts. You can get these now. They’re really cool We also have Geography Now! coffee mugs you can get them look at that they come with the artwork and everything the logo for The first time yeah, we

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Geography Now! MARSHALL ISLANDS

Geography Now! MARSHALL ISLANDS

Oh, wow, what is that? we have Geography Now! t-shirts? Yeah, you can get them at geographynow.com . [Back to the episode] Guys, the only way we can open up this episode is with a fair use safe parody song. [Spongebob Squarepants parody intro song] OHHHHHH! WHO LIVES IN A RADIOACTIVE ATOLL? INVERTEBRATES! AND COULD POSSIBLY CAUSED A BIG MONSTER

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