When Will Space Tourism be Affordable?

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Why Is This Lake PINK?

From Atlas Pro. While taking a closer look at the features of East Africa for my last video, I happened upon an interesting site. Not too far to the northwest of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountains, there lies a lake with an unbelievably but also undeniably pink lake. Today, we’re getting to the bottom of…

SCP Comparison: SCP 101 – 150 | Part 3

From Geography lovers. #SCP The SCP Foundation is a secret organization that contains unusual or supernatural projects and entities that are kept away from the public eye. SCP stands for Secure, Contain, Protect SAFE-CLASS: SCPs are anomalies that are easily and safely contained. However, it doesn’t mean that handling or activating it does not pose…

Why We Travel: To Connect with Our World – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 5 of 5, this clip celebrates how, by traveling thoughtfully, we can connect with different cultures and end up building bridges rather than walls. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’…

The Art Market is a Scam (And Rich People Run It)

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SCP Comparison: SCP – 051 – SCP – 100 | Part 2

From Geography lovers. #SCP The SCP Foundation is a fictional secret organization that contains unusual or supernatural projects and entities that are kept away from the public eye. SCP stands for Secure, Contain, Protect. Basically, SCP contains strange creatures/objects that violate the laws of physics. In this video, you will see the SCP object classes…

SCP Comparison: SCP – 001 to SCP – 050

From Geography lovers. #SCP #SCPFoundation The SCP Foundation is a secret organization that contains unusual or supernatural projects and entities that are kept away from the public eye. SCP stands for Secure, Contain, Protect SAFE-CLASS: SCPs are anomalies that are easily and safely contained. However, it doesn’t mean that handling or activating it does not…

Finding the Source of the Nile River

From Atlas Pro. The source of the Nile has been sought after for millennia to no avail. But today I take a look at where this question comes from, those who tried to solve it, and why. Who knows, maybe by the end we’ll even get an answer to our question, as well as get…

Comparison: Most Dangerous SCPs

From Geography lovers. The SCP Foundation is a fictional secret organization documented by the collaborative writing wiki project of the same name. EUCLID-CLASS: Any SCP that’s autonomous, sentient and/or sapient is generally classified as Euclid, due to the inherent unpredictability of an object that can act or think on its own. KETER-CLASS SCPs are anomalies…

Country Comparison: China vs USA | Who is Super Power?

From Geography lovers. Economy, Military, Sport, Gdp, etc. Who is the winner? Sources: https://www.statista.com/statistics/262955/largest-countries-in-the-world/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_life_expectancy https://worldpopulationreview.com/country-rankings/median-income-by-country https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_percentage_of_population_living_in_poverty https://worldpopulationreview.com/country-rankings/military-size-by-country https://worldpopulationreview.com/country-rankings/military-spending-by-country https://www.worldstopexports.com/chinas-top-10-exports/ https://www.worldstopexports.com/united-states-top-10-exports/ https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.MKTP.CD http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/latest-human-development-index-ranking https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China_at_the_Olympics https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_at_the_Olympics https://tradingeconomics.com/country-list/gold-reserves https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_electricity_production https://www.doingbusiness.org/en/rankings https://rsf.org/en/ranking Subscribe for more!

Saudi Arabia’s Oil Problem

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Trevor Henderson Power Levels | Comparison

From Geography lovers. Trevor Henderson is a Canadian illustrator, artist and writer, commonly known for his horror-related works. Henderson has released several books, graphic novels and also known for creating various internet cryptids. Henderson is primarily inspired by monsters from various movies from 1970s to 1980s. Inspired by: https://trevorhenderson.fandom.com/wiki/Trevor_Henderson_Wiki Subscribe for more!

Comparison: The Largest Lakes in the World

From Geography lovers. This is a list of terrestrial lakes with a surface area of more than approximately 2,000 square kilometers (800 sq mi), ranked by area. This video does not include reservoirs or lagoons. The area of some lakes can vary considerably over time, either seasonally or from year to year. This is especially…

Ancient Lost City of Stone | Petra

From Geography lovers. #Petra #Jordan The magnificent site has been recognized by UNESCO for its immense historical significance and outstanding cultural value. It is half-built, half-carved into the rose-red sandstone, and is surrounded by mountains dotted with passages and gorges. The name of the site is ‘Petra’, a Greek word meaning ‘Rock’, a nod to…

The Island of Dwarf Dinosaurs | Island Biogeography 3

From Atlas Pro. Part three of three! In the past two videos we’ve learned how geographic isolation can affect evolution, but now it’s time to apply these lessons to an entirely different cast of animals. What strange and amazing animals was paleobiogeography capable of cooking up? Watch to find out! NOTES: I DID NOT misspell…

The Logistics of Evacuating Afghanistan

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The Most Confusing Flags | Almost Similar

From Geography lovers. A national flag is one of the most instantly recognizable symbols of a country’s identity. Usually people can tell which flag belongs to which country, especially given the prominence of flags at international sporting events, such as the World Cup and the Olympics. Sometimes, however, confusion can arise when two or more…

Top Inventions and Discoveries of Ancient Egypt

From Geography lovers. Egyptian inventions and discoveries are objects, processes or techniques which owe their existence or first known written account either partially or entirely to an Egyptian person. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Egyptian_inventions_and_discoveries?fbclid=IwAR0Cs6NRlX7iYz58UKU39E431NB1jshwbZDFPVOLJTm4Eigwi6eYW5D6MhY https://www.ancienthistorylists.com/egypt-history/top-10-inventions-discoveries-ancient-egypt/?fbclid=IwAR0eA00F_W3gtN2BTGismH8NXyCBrgDbsZT4vZDlxI8dn82n7JJ8s31BGMI Subscribe for more!

Sintra, Portugal: The Pena Palace – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Qe5T3Jxhem0 The colorful Pena Palace, located in the town of Sintra, is the Versailles of Portugal. In the mid-19th century, the flamboyant Prince Ferdinand built this fantasy, mixing Gothic towers, Renaissance domes, Moorish minarets, and Disney playfulness. More info about travel to Portugal: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #portugal…

Countries with the Most UNESCO World Heritage Sites

From Geography lovers. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place listed by UNESCO as being of notable cultural or physical significance – these sites range from national parks to ancient architecture to whole towns or cities. Sites are classified as ‘cultural’, ‘natural’ or ‘mixed’ sites. Source: https://www.skyparksecure.com/blog/unesco-uncovered-find-world-heritage-sites-world/ Subscribe for more!

Airlines’ Business Travel Problem

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Berner Oberland, Switzerland: The Jungfraujoch Station – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Cd1Tc2UpnDY In Switzerland’s Berner Oberland region, a train takes visitors through mountain tunnels up to the highest railway station in Europe: the Jungfraujoch. At more than 11,000 feet, spectacular views of the Aletsch Glacier and majestic alpine peaks await, along with hiking paths, ice tunnels, and shops…

Why DODOS Actually Went EXTINCT | Island Biogeography 1

From Atlas Pro. Part one of three! Most people know only two things when it comes to the dodo: they were stupid, and now they are extinct. But this simplistic view leaves out the full picture. In this video, we’re exploring the many reasons why dodos ended up extinct, as well as the larger evolutionary…

Ancient Chinese Inventions and Discoveries

From Geography lovers. The ancient Chinese were innovative and determined. They met their daily needs by creating and innovating some of the most important and long-lasting items in history. Ancient Chinese inventions date back to the Paleolithic period, and the Chinese were always ahead of their contemporaries when it came to inventing valuable things. Source:…

The Simple Genius of the Interstate Highway System

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Why We Travel: Like Pilgrims, to Learn and Grow – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 4 of 5, this clip celebrates how on the road, like pilgrims, we can seek meaning, and how leaving home, we can learn more about ourselves. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources:…

Most Mysterious Archaeological Discoveries of All Time

From Geography lovers. #archaeology #mystery The archaeological discoveries always remind you about the creative mind of our ancestors. Such discoveries are also a great chance to see the centuries of old objects. Voynich manuscript is entitled as ‘world’s most mysterious manuscript’ ever. It was discovered in 1912 from North Italy. It was in the year…

Why the Southern Hemisphere is Poorer

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Why THIS Planet Would Have RED Plants

From Atlas Pro. Recently we learned about the exoplanet Kepler-186f, a potentially earthlike, potentially habitable world only around 500 lightyears away. But when I mentioned that here plants would grow red instead of green I was met with skepticism. So I’m back to fully explain exactly why Kepler-186f and planets like it would have red…

Dolomites, Italy: Tirolean Culture and Alpine Adventures – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/t8w1zpAUlNo The Dolomites, Italy’s dramatic rocky rooftop, offer some of the best mountain thrills in Europe. Here, the region’s Austrian history survives in a warm, blue-aproned, felt-hat-with-feathers way. The Tirolean village of Kastelruth is a good home base for your exploration of the Alpe di Siusi, Europe’s…

The Incredible Logistics of the Tokyo Olympics

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How the Navajo Nation Works (A Country Within a Country?)

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Why Electric Planes are Inevitably Coming

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Why We Find Rainforests in Unexpected Places

From Atlas Pro. Many of us are familiar with rainforests; lush and exotic environments that serve as the pinnacle of life on Earth. For the most part we assume these only occur throughout the tropics, but as it turns out certain areas in the temperate latitudes can receive just as much rainfall, creating a number…

Why There are Now So Many Shortages (It’s Not COVID)

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How (the lack of) Geography Doomed Venus

From Atlas Pro. Venus is often referred to as Earth’s sister planet. But if this were true, how can the two planets in some respects be so radically different? Well as it turns out, the answer may in fact lie in the planet’s geography, or really in the planet’s LACK of geography. Support me here:…

Why We Travel: To Appreciate Art and Culture – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 3 of 5, this clip celebrates how travel can be our teacher and the road our school as we better appreciate art and culture. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’…

The BIOGEOGRAPHY of the DINOSAURS

From Atlas Pro. 80 million years ago an entirely different class of animal ruled this Earth. The warmer temperatures allowed reptilians to grow bigger than any animal ever had before, bringing about the age of the Dinosaurs. But with a natural history spanning more than 180 million years, there’s a lot to know about these…