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Dozens of enormous cities in China remain obscure despite the huge role they play in the global economy. Get to know them in this video.
The Great Wave - Why Is This Piece of Art SO Famous?
The Great Wave Off Kanagawa is one of the most recognizable art pieces in the world. This is the story behind this iconic Japanese artwork.
Full Documentary: Unearthing the Lost World of Angkor Wat...
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This Physician's Map Helped Stop the 1854 Cholera Epidemic
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The Eerie History of 10 Spooky Halloween Creatures
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Can Sniffing Rosemary Improve Your Memory?
For hundreds of years, Rosemary has been thought to improve memory. A study carried out by researchers from Northumbria University has shown that it does.
Nothing Compares to the Saudi Royal Family’s Travel Style
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Norse Mythology: A Terrible Tale of Loki the Trickster
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Has Anyone Ever Truly Seen a Ghost?
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5 Lies That Changed the Course of History
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The Most Beautiful Asian Royal Crowns
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Just How Did These People Survive These Insane Situations?
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You'll Never Guess How These Brazilians Learn English.
A fantastic idea that helps two groups of people that benefit each other.
Why is Making the ‘Right’ Decision Often So Hard?
In this frank and funny Ted talk, economist David Ash explain why humans often act irrationally, and how we can make better, healthier decisions
12 Oddly Specific and Often Funny Terms You Didn’t Know
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Enrich Every Conversation With Some Fancy But Useful Words
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Watch the Incredible Dribbling Skills of These Tiny Kids
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The World Needs to Listen to This Song Now More Than Ever
Watch legendary singer Louis Armstrong perform his hauntingly beautiful and iconic song ‘What A Wonderful World’, live during this concert.
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How Did European Countries Get Their Names?
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These Latin Phrases Will Make You Think About Life
Take note of these beautiful and wise Latin phrases and understand their deep meanings.
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14 Uniquely Canadian Words and Phrases You Should Know
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Could the Daylight Saving Time Practice Be Cancelled?
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Welcome to the Lodge Where You Can Eat With Elephants!
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The Bible Explored – A Brief History in Crisp Animation
This beautifully animated video presents a brief and fascinating history of the Bible.
The 10 Best Dogs for Kids and Families
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These Bizarre Historical Heists Almost Sound Made Up
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10 Jaw-Dropping History Facts We Never Knew Were True!
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11 Surprising Facts About Dictionaries You Never Knew!
Learn some little-known yet fascinating facts about dictionaries that will help you appreciate them a little more.
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