August 21, 2019
  • 9:14 pm Alabama law reins in religious boot camps
  • 9:14 pm Religious Accommodation Policy Changes
  • 9:14 pm Racism, School Desegregation Laws and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States
  • 9:14 pm President Obama Participates in a Fireside Hangout on Google+
  • 9:14 pm The Terrifyingly Effective Nazi De-Bollocker
Congressman Frank Wolf: Nigeria & International Religious Freedom

Ladies and gentlemen, good evening. I’m Robert Reilly, Director of the Westminster Institute and so delighted to have you here. As we begin every one of these sessions, asking you to please turn off the ringers on your cell phones, otherwise the ringtone will be immortalized on C-SPAN, which is broadcasting our presentation tonight live. […]

Internet Scamming in Ghana

[MUSIC PLAYING] THOMAS MORTON: Hi, it’s Thomas. We’re in Ghana, the internet capital of Africa. If you ever wonder what happens to computers that you donate to one of those green e-recycling programs, this is basically it. Kids from the north of Ghana come to this junkyard during the summer to break computers down for […]

The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

Hi, my name is John Green, This is Crash Course World History. Oh my gosh! Today we’re going to talk about war. Ah! Explosions everywhere! So, traditionally, historians are pretty keen on wars, because they feature clearly delineated beginnings, and middles, and ends, and because they always have a fair bit of death and drama […]

Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40

Hi, I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about decolonization. The empires European states formed in the 19th century proved about as stable and long-lasting as Genghis Khan’s leading to so many of the nation states we know and love today. Yes, I’m looking at you, Burundi. […]

Why Are We Obsessed with Celebrities? | Tim Wu

You know celebrity is a really mysterious thing that I don’t think anyone fully understands. Why are we so interested in these people who are just people but somehow have come to embody some greater idea. It’s not even that they’re great. I mean you don’t worship them necessarily because they’re more virtuous than we […]


At the current time china is using basically two different types of weekly cycle orders in its calendars. In this first weekly cycle system Sunday is on the first day of the week. Notice that there is a single horizontal line as the title for the day following Sunday. This Chinese character represents the number […]

Geography Now! Benin

Have you been in Benin? Well, you have an invitation, to begin, in Benin. When in doubt, just use puns for the intro. SCORE! It’s time to learn Geography…NOW!!! Hey everybody, I’m your host, Paul Barbado. Today, we head to West Africa for the first time. But before we do, you know the drill. Let’s […]

We Travel To Kenya To Learn About The First Woman In History

– We’re looking at maternal haplogroups. And we can trace it all back in time to one woman. – This is one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen. – Oh (bleep). I can’t believe that we’re allowed to be here. – I’ve never been overseas ever in my life. I didn’t realize how […]

The Cannibal Generals of Liberia

SHANE SMITH: In this episode, we go to Liberia and hang out with cannibal warlords. MALE SPEAKER 1: I lift it up on the temple. I’m gonna eat it. [GUNFIRE] MALE SPEAKER 1: It’s a Liberian general’s heart. SHANE SMITH: I was afraid probably the whole time I was in Liberia. There’s always this underlying […]

Future World Populations (2050)

These are projected to be the most populated nations in the world in 2050, 35 years from now, determined by combining the most up-to-date information provided by the UN with numerous factors, including current growth rates, migration, fertility, population age, and mortality rates. Number twenty is Turkey with 94 million, even though will grow by […]