Why This Island Might be in Canada or Might be in the US

Why This Island Might be in Canada or Might be in the US

This video was made possible by Dashlane. Stay safe online with Dashlane for free at dashlane.com/hai. Ahhh islands. They’re the bread and butter of what we talk about on Half as Interesting when we’re not really sure what else to talk about. Well, that and strange borders so what if we took islands and border disputes and put them together.

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Why You Can Claim Islands for the US if They Have Bird Poop

Why You Can Claim Islands for the US if They Have Bird Poop

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn about neural networks, gravitational physics, number theory and more for 20% off over at brilliant.org/hai. So what do this and this and this and that have in common. Well they’re all part of this—the United States. Now I know I’ll get plenty of comments like these and for that I’m sorry but

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How an Island Lost Its Fortune Making a Terrible Musical

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The Italian Town That’s Not in Italy (or the EU… kind of)

The Italian Town That’s Not in Italy (or the EU… kind of)

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Start learning for free for two months by signing up today at skl.sh/hai12. Life as a billionaire is tough. You have to make lots of difficult decisions like whether it’s ok to use your Wednesday car on a Tuesday because it goes better with your socks, if taking your Christmas card photo in

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How This Island Got 10% of Their Money by Chance

How This Island Got 10% of Their Money by Chance

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The Island That Switches Countries Every Six Months

The Island That Switches Countries Every Six Months

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn what you want to learn with Skillshare for free for two months at the link in the description. So, this is the flag of Chad and this is the flag of Romania. Confusing, right? Well you know what’s really confusing: the 17th century in Europe. Finland was Swedish, Venice was a country

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The Island Invented to Scam a Rich Guy

The Island Invented to Scam a Rich Guy

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How This Island Near Australia Was Undiscovered

How This Island Near Australia Was Undiscovered

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Two Islands in Two Countries, Two Miles and 21 Hours Apart

Two Islands in Two Countries, Two Miles and 21 Hours Apart

This video was made possible by Dashlane. Start using Dashlane to securely store your passwords for free at the link in the description. This is an island and this is an island. One’s big, one’s little, both are Diomede’s, so here’s big Diomede, and here’s little Diomede—that’s logic. Both islands are here—smack dab in the middle of the Bering Strait

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