CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Brazil

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Brazil

Pedro II leads Brazil in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. His nickname was “The Magnanimous,” and he earned a reputation as an enlightened monarch. He corresponded with scholars around the world and pushed for the abolition of slavery. “Magnanimous” is also Pedro’s special ability. After recruiting or patronizing a Great Person, he will recoup some of […]

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Civilization VI: Gathering Storm – First Look: Sweden

FIRST LOOK: SWEDEN Kristina leads Sweden in Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. She became Queen of Sweden at the age of six, and is remembered for her intelligence, strong-will, and her interest in the arts and sciences. Sweden’s unique ability is “Nobel Prize.” When Sweden is present in a game, all civilizations can engage in three […]

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Was Gatsby Great? The Great Gatsby Part 2: Crash Course English Literature #5

Was Gatsby Great? The Great Gatsby Part 2: Crash Course English Literature #5

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and this is The Great Gatsby. This novel barely makes it to 200 pages even with rather large print, and yet it’s so magnificently complex and rich that we can’t possibly do it justice in two videos so today we’re gonna focus on a specific question: […]

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Civilization V Leaders [Part 1]

Civilization V Leaders [Part 1]

Hello Stranger! I am Alexandros, son of kings and grandson of the gods! Go on. Certainly Certainly not. Indeed? I too grow tired of peace. Let’s do this. Not that! I am Askia of the Songhai. We are a fair people – but those who cross us will find only destruction. You would do well […]

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大海航行靠舵手! Sailing the Seas Depend on the Helmsman! (English Lyrics)

Sailing the seas depend on the Helmsman! Life and growth depend on the Sun! Rain and dew nourish the crops! Making revolution depends on Mao Zedong thought! Fish cannot leave the water! Nor melons leave the vines! The Revolutionary masses cannot live without the Communist Party! Mao Zedong thought is the never setting sun! Sailing […]

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Post-Olympic tourism revolution

Post-Olympic tourism revolution

>>JEREMY HUNT: Today I want to invite the tourism industry to embrace some ambitious goals. To commit as a government and an industry to increasing the number of overseas visitors to the UK from just over 30 million today to 40 million by 2020. To make 2012 the turning point for our domestic tourism industry […]

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History of China in 3½ Minutes

History of China in 3½  Minutes

The story of China starts with Peking Man He lived in Beijing he was a real caveman Me caveman. Ug! Life just fine. Until I came along. Cro-Magnon? Good bye. (Clubs Peking Man) My people evolved near the Yellow River Where we made lotsa silk from the lowly caterpillar And started 3 dynasties, Hsia, Shang […]

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