Margaret Hoover – Trump’s Third State of the Union Is Unlike Any Other in History | The Daily Show

Margaret Hoover – Trump’s Third State of the Union Is Unlike Any Other in History | The Daily Show

Let’s jump into it from a perspective that I think is really unique. Uh, you have often referred to yourself as a Republican in exile, you know, as somebody who said you’re not happy with where the Republican Party has gone, you feel like it has become hyperpartisan, people are afraid to stand up to […]

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Most Hardcore Soldier: Roman Legionnaire

Most Hardcore Soldier: Roman Legionnaire

A historian once remarked, “It was upon the backs of the Roman Legions that modern Western civilization was born”, and he might well have been correct. Pulling together various traditions, civic, and political ideologies, Rome’s influence on Western civilization is indisputable, and it’s impact is perhaps best seen in the militaries of these modern nations. […]

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The Billion Ant Mega Colony and the Biggest War on Earth

The Billion Ant Mega Colony and the Biggest War on Earth

In nearly every corner of the earth, ants wage war against each other. Their weapons are what nature gave them. Some have strong armor, deathly stingers, or sharp mandibles. And then there’s this tiny and not very impressive ant, but it rules the biggest empire any ant has ever built. A colony spanning continents and […]

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Where Are the Ants Carrying All Those Leaves? | Deep Look

Where Are the Ants Carrying All Those Leaves? | Deep Look

We’re looking at some of the world’s earliest and most competent farmers. These leafcutter ants make humans look like newbies. We’ve been farming for 12,000 years. Ants have been doing it for 60 million. We developed plows and shovels. Ants use their own bodies. Their mandibles are shears that cut through leaves with incredible efficiency. […]

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War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

Hi I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History, and today, we’re going to talk — for the absolute last time, I promise — about war. Well, it’s not the last time we’re going to talk about war because we’re gonna talk about the 20th century later, pretty much defined by war, but it’s […]

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Liberals, Conservatives, and Pride and Prejudice Part 2: Crash Course Literature 412

Liberals, Conservatives, and Pride and Prejudice Part 2: Crash Course Literature 412

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature. And today we’ll continue our discussion of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, a book that reads like it was written by your funny and mean best friend, who also happens to be a brilliant novelist and a pretty interesting moral philosopher. / I mean, I love […]

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