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Gabrielle, “Marchioness of Gossip” | messynessychic

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Can Small-Scale Farming Feed the World?

Can small-scale farming feed the world and stop climate change? Get access to extended, ad-free OCC content with CuriosityStream AND Nebula for $14.79 per year (26% off for a limited time only!) https://curiositystream.com/occ In this Our Changing Climate climate change … Continue reading

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The Surprising History of Pumpkins

In this video, we look at the history of the pumpkin, from its surprising ancient origins, to its modern day popularity. […]

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Mami-Wata & The Mermaids in African Mythology | Swali Africa

CHRIS CAMPO March 25th 2016 HISTORY OF MERMAIDS IN AFRICA African culture has portrayed the idea of the mermaid in many ways across the continent. It has also been observed that certain features are similar across these variations; she has … Continue reading

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Follow into the footsteps of the walkers of the Camino de Santiago

Every year for 12 centuries now, thousands of people from all over the world walk to Santiago the Compostela, located in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula, in a thrilling adventure that combines companionship, sport and personal challenge in a … Continue reading

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How Psychoactive Plants Changed the World | News on Drugs

A lot of us are coffee-drinking drug addicts that turn into zombies without a morning caffeine fix. But what is the difference between coffee and opium, especially when they both come from a plant? Author Michael Pollan tells us why … Continue reading

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Fishing on the Russia-China border | Primorsky Krai | How we perceive the Russian culture here

Hi guys! On my channel I told you a lot about my hometown, Spassk, located in Primorsky Krai in the very South-East of Russia. Well, now let’s explore the nearby area and visit the village of Novosel’skoye! There we will … Continue reading

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Bodily autonomy is a fundamental human right

UNFPA State of World Population 2021 Around the world, only 55% of girls and women are able to make their own decisions about their bodily autonomy. But, what exactly is bodily autonomy and why is it so important? Watch this … Continue reading

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Why Growing Some Herbs in a Rave Helps Them Live Longer | Food Unwrapped

Matt heads to a herb farm to discover how they make those fresh potted herbs we see in the supermarket as well as a surprising new trick to help them last longer on store shelves. Food Unwrapped Season 6 Episode … Continue reading

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The success of Iceland’s ‘four-day week’ trial has been greatly overstated | The Conversation

Iceland has trialled shorter working hours, but not a four-day week. It almost seems too good to be true: a major trial in Iceland shows that cutting the standard five-day week to four days for the same pay needn’t cost … Continue reading

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