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Why Germany is hooked on Russian gas

How Germany got stuck paying for Russia's war. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU has sanctioned much of Russia’s economy, but Russia’s natural gas trade remains untouched. The EU gets nearly a quarter of its energy from natural gas, and almost half...

The hidden history of “Hand Talk”

The hidden history of an ancient language. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Centuries before we had American Sign Language, Native sign languages, broadly known as “Hand Talk,” were thriving across North America. Hand Talk would be influential in the formation of American Sign Language....

The world's biggest wave, explained

And how it's transformed a Portuguese town. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Nazaré, Portugal was for centuries just a small fishing village known for its fishermen and dangerous seas. Then one day in 2011, a pro-surfer named Garrett McNamara strapped on a surf board and rode a 78 foot...

Who made these circles in the Sahara?

Someone left these marks in the sand. We had to find out who. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Deep in the Sahara, far from any towns, roads, or other signs of life, is a row of markings in the sand. There are dozens of them stretching for miles in a straight line in central Algeria, each...

Why Frank Lloyd Wright’s windows look like this

Natural light was an obsession — and he worked hard to let it in. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian homes included many distinctive features, from the brick and cedar materials to the open floor plan. But one of the most distinctive features might be the windows...

How “Z” became Putin’s new propaganda meme

The letter now signifies loyalty to the Russian president. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak caused controversy in March 2022 when he accepted a bronze medal at a World Cup event, all while sporting a taped-on letter “Z” on his uniform. The Z symbol had already...

The banned weapon Russia (and the US) won’t give up

Why war crimes investigators are looking for cluster bombs in Ukraine. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In Ukraine, human rights investigators like Amnesty International and Bellingcat have been tracking Russian attacks to aid in a potential war crimes investigation. One thing they’re paying...

What Russia's war means for the International Space Station

Can the US and Russia still collaborate in space? Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The International Space Station has been orbiting above us for the last 20 years. It’s been home to astronauts from more than a dozen different countries — but mostly Americans and Russians. The two former...

How Ukrainians are saving art during the war

And the long history of why protecting physical culture matters. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Despite the fact that it’s a war crime to target cultural heritage, cultural sites are often treated as a second front: looted, damaged, or destroyed as a way for an aggressor to assert power,...

Why everyone has this chair

This two-legged chair has been famous for almost 100 years. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO If your internet overlaps even a little bit with mine, you’ve seen a Cesca (also known as a B32). The cantilevered cane and chrome chair is all over the place: in trendy homes, on movies and tv sets,...

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