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It’s quite chilly today Here is a truly scary animal! A FAST tick! Every Siberian fears the Exodus ticks The only good thing about them is that they are really slow But here Here they are so quick! This is literally fear running on 8 legs At least the tick can’t get out of there…

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France post WWII – Cold War DOCUMENTARY France post WWII – Cold War DOCUMENTARY

France, for centuries the most formidable military power in Europe, was utterly obliterated by a German invasion in 1940. In six weeks, 90,000 soldiers fell to blitzkrieg attacks across and around their lines. After the fall of Paris, the Germans would setup a puppet government, from the town of Vichy, while a government-in-exile resisted from…

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On the 28th of June of 1948, the delegates of the Soviet Union, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, France and Italy voted unanimously against Yugoslavia. I am not talking about an early and underwhelming edition of the Eurosong contest. This was the ‘Resolution of the Information Bureau Concerning the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, June 28,…

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German Expulsions After WWII – Cold War DOCUMENTARY German Expulsions After WWII – Cold War DOCUMENTARY

Ok, this episode is gonna be quite heavy. Europe looked a lot different by the 1950s than it did before the Second World War. And not just because of the redrawn borders. The war was full of the mass movement of refugees across the continent, and it caused a lot of chaos, suffering, and many…

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The Immigration History of the United States of America The Immigration History of the United States of America

Immigration. It’s been the defining characteristic of America since before our country even began, so it’s important to remind ourselves of our rich history…of where we all came from to create this one-of-a-kind melting pot of people that is the United States in the 21st century. The first successful colony in America was established in…

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Why new diseases keep appearing in China Why new diseases keep appearing in China

It was New Years Eve, 2019 when health officials in China admitted they had a problem. Health authorities have activated their most serious response level. After an outbreak of a new type of viral pneumonia in central China. A rapidly growing number of people were developing a dry cough and fever, before getting pneumonia. And…

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Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest

Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China, and police said they were taking steps to prevent the possible disruption of a flag-raising ceremony Hundreds of thousands of people have filled Hong Kong streets to protest the measure…

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VietCamLao Chapter 21 Final – Hue, Ke Bang National Park and back to Hanoi VietCamLao Chapter 21 Final – Hue, Ke Bang National Park and back to Hanoi

They are growing tourism and they are ruining it With this parking thing Oulala! It’s like a small example We’ve been here for a long time and we know prices already and the lady, she was asking 1 Euro for parking Yeah, 20.000 instead of… I think even 10.000 is a lot Yes! The locals…

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