How did Finland deal with the Soviet Union after the World War?

How did Finland deal with the Soviet Union after the World War?

Get ready, put on your parkas, winter boots and snowshoes; we are going North…waaaay North. As in, months of darkness and reindeer and stories of Santa Claus-North. Ok, well maybe not quite THAT far north, but we are going to start talking about the Nordic countries, whose place during the Cold War is quite often […]

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Building sustainable communities and their worldwide network | Hiroyuki Sato | TEDxKyoto

Building sustainable communities and their worldwide network | Hiroyuki Sato | TEDxKyoto

Translator: Kayoko Shiomi Reviewer: Denise RQ Four and a half years ago, 20,000 precious lives were lost. At that time, what was essential for survival? The morning after the disaster, people who escaped the tsunami got together in a community center. For what? People brought rice stockpiled in each house, drew water from a mountainside […]

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WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Churchill was a man with many talents. He was an artist, a butterfly enthusiast, and he had an unpublished manuscript about aliens. Clearly he was a man with an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Maybe he could have loaded up his computer, and logged on to Skillshare. An online […]

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Top 10 Pokemon with Cultural Origins! | Gnoggin

Top 10 Pokemon with Cultural Origins! | Gnoggin

Throughout the Pokémon series, gamefreak has drawn inspiration for Pokémon designs from a huge variety of different sources, and many of those sources are different legends and stories from cultures all around the world. Today, I’ll be taking a look at 10 Pokémon, and their cultural origins! Number one! Magikarp. The cultural origin of Magikarp […]

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Cross Cultural Intimacy

Cross Cultural Intimacy

This episode of Sexplanations is my best effort to share textbook knowledge of other cultures as well as the personal experiences some of you have offered. It’s important to note that cultures change over time and though we may think we understand what is going on and have put things in present tense, this might […]

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Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to return to medieval times. Mr. Green? Mr. Green? Finally, we get to watch jousting and eat with our hands and root for the Blue Knight. Yeah, No, Me from the Past, for starters, Medieval Times doesn’t closely reflect Europe in […]

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Prince Harry’s touching gesture after rugby loss as Meghan and Archie watch from home

Prince Harry’s touching gesture after rugby loss   as Meghan and Archie watch from home

the Duke of Sussex who is patron of the Rugby Football Union arrived in Tokyo on Saturday for the match against South Africa which England lost 32 12 Harry looked smart in a navy blue suit as he joined Japan’s Crown Prince a casino of the international stadium Yokohama Harry left the Duchess of Sussex […]

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Logan Paul Being Massively Disrespectful In Japan

Logan Paul Being Massively Disrespectful In Japan

I just got to be careful to not, like, disrespect the culture Japan is all about the respect… [music] The dumb Americans have arrived! [indistinct chatter] Oh no, don’t worry about me, I’m just a vlogger! [echoing voice] Gotta be careful to not, like, disrespect the culture… Tokyo is a real-life cartoon! [yelling] It’s gonna […]

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A Japanese Take on American Sushi

A Japanese Take on American Sushi

Time to eat. Thank you for the meal! I’ll feed you now.

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What Do Japanese Toilets Tell Us About Japanese Culture?

What Do Japanese Toilets Tell Us About Japanese Culture?

I recently went to Japan and one of the first things I noticed as soon as I got off the plane and headed to the bathroom, were toilets that look like they’re from the 25th-century. At least they look like futuristic toilets compared with what we have in the U.S. and many other countries. Here […]

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