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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How an Island Lost Its Fortune Making a Terrible Musical

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Get access to 21,000 classes for free for two months at https://skl.sh/hai11 Imagine taking some random town of 11,000, let’s say Millington, Tennessee, and giving it a billion dollars. Do you: A) think Millington will make responsible investments to assure long-term economic success or B) think Millington will make terrible financial decisions out

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Shocking Reason Why China Is Building Islands In South China Sea

Shocking Reason Why China Is Building Islands In South China Sea

Who doesn’t dream of basking in the morning sun while water splashes your feet as you read Paulo Coelho and sipping some pina colada on your PRIVATE ISLAND? Seems like China lives by this idea, uhmm not holidaying on a beach but owning an island all to themselves! No harm done, right? After all, what could be wrong with having

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The World’s Strangest Borders Part 2: Spain

The World’s Strangest Borders Part 2: Spain

Spain looks pretty normal when you look at it on a map, but things begin to get very strange when you zoom in just a little closer. There seems to be a lot of land that’s part of Spain that’s on the wrong continent across the Mediterranean Sea in Africa. That’s not a mistake, and the north coast of Africa

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Unusual Borders Enclaves and Panhandles

Unusual Borders Enclaves and Panhandles

there are many countries around the world with complicated an complex borders some countries are unbelievably small while others are incredibly large some countries have enclaves while others have strange panhandles having access to the sea or ocean for a country is quite important both in terms of trade and natural resources if we head over to Angola and the

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Weird Borders: Middle East

Weird Borders: Middle East

The Middle East is a place where the borders are as messy as the politics. One interesting case is the border between Oman and the United Arab Emirates, where there is a piece of the UAE inside a piece of Oman that is itself inside the UAE. Prior to World War one much of the Middle East was controlled by

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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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Weird Borders: Why Countries Have Pieces Detached

Weird Borders: Why Countries Have Pieces Detached

Having access to the sea in type of thing countries will start world wars over, and causes strange border situations like these exclaves, which are parts of countries only accessible by land through other countries. Like this piece of Russia detached from the rest. To understand why, we need to go back to World War one. Before the war, East

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Exhibit – Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago

Exhibit – Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago

I’m Deborah Cullen, director and chief curator of the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University and this is “Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago” This is an exhibition that originated at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach. It’s part of the Getty Pacific Standard Time Initiative. It was curated by a graduate of the art

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