Community Ecology: Feel the Love – Crash Course Ecology #4

Community Ecology: Feel the Love – Crash Course Ecology #4

I wouldn’t be much of a teacher if I didn’t tell you that life is tough and that everyone’s looking out for themselves in this world. That’s just the way it is, people. You know how I always say that biology is ultimately about sex and not dying? Well both of those things are more […]

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Race & Ethnicity: Crash Course Sociology #34

Race & Ethnicity: Crash Course Sociology #34

How do you define race? If you had to describe why you think you’re a member of one race and someone else was a member of a different one, you’d probably focus on appearances – your skin, your hair, maybe even the structures of your bodies and faces. But most of the time, those physical […]

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1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

Hi I’m John Green and welcome to season 4 of CrashCourse literature. Today, we’re transporting you to one of my favorite (slash least favorite) dystopias, George Orwell’s 1984. I feel like that eye is looking at me. The book starts like this: It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking […]

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The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

Hi I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History! No, Stan. That’s not gonna work, actually. I mean, we’re talking about the 16th century today, when this was neither united nor states. By the way, this globe reflects the fact that I believe that Alaskan statehood is illegitimate! In fact, we’re going to […]

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Indus Valley Civilization: Crash Course World History #2

Indus Valley Civilization: Crash Course World History #2

Hi, I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course World History. Let’s begin today with a question. Why am I alive? Also, why don’t I have any eyes? Ah, That’s better. The way we answer that question ends up organizing all kinds of other thoughts, like what we should value, and how we should behave, […]

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The Yellow Wallpaper: Crash Course Literature #407

The Yellow Wallpaper: Crash Course Literature #407

Hi, I’m John Green and this is Crash Course Literature. So for the last few weeks, we’ve been talking a lot about Dystopias, imaginary societies gone wrong. Like George Orwell’s “1984” is a world of war, surveillance, and mind control. “The Handmaid’s Tale” portrays a toxic landscape in which healthy women are forced to produce […]

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Pride and Prejudice Part 1: Crash Course Literature #411

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and it is a truth universally acknowledged that a video series about world literature must be in want of a Jane Austen episode. / So here it is. Today, we’ll be discussing Pride and Prejudice, Austen’s Regency-era novel of life, liberty and bonnets. The book was […]

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The Parable of the Sower: Crash Course Literature #406

The Parable of the Sower: Crash Course Literature #406

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and I have some bad news. Disease is devastating the planet. Soon the global food supply will be compromised, clean water will become scarce, violence will grow epidemic, dangerous new street drugs will circulate, the income gap will increase, corporate slavery will return and a strongman […]

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Legal System Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #18

Legal System Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #18

Hi, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Civics and today we’re gonna look at the basics of a system that affects all our lives: the law. And no, we’re not going to be talking about the laws of thermo-dynamics. That’s Hank’s show. Though we will be bringing the heat, ha! The law affects you […]

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Robotics: Crash Course AI #11

Robotics: Crash Course AI #11

John-Green-bot: Hi, I’m John-Green Bot and welcome to Crash Course AI! Today we’re learning about meeee!!!! Jabril: Hey! This is my show! John-Green-bot: Uh oh… Jabril: It’s ok John Green Bot, we can do this intro together. Robotics is a broad topic, because it’s the science of building a computer that moves and interacts with […]

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