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Gone with the Wind: how a 1936 novel explains modern America | History Extra podcast

The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine – a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit http://www.historyextra.com Professor Sarah Churchwell discusses her new book The Wrath to Come, which re-examines the controversial legacy of Margaret Mitchell’s … Continue reading

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The Huge, Weird Batteries of the Future

As the planet gets hotter, engineers are racing to find ways to store energy on a massive scale, clearing the way for a transition to renewable electricity.

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Producing food while restoring the planet – a glimpse of farming in the future | Aeon Videos

  It’s time for a new agricultural revolution. How can conservation-oriented farming work with the environment to feed us all? The agricultural revolution that began around 10,000 years ago marks a turning point in human history: the dawn of civilisation. … Continue reading

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Where Does Newcastle’s Geordie Dialect Come From?

The Geordie accent is one of the most well-known accents from the United Kingdom. Even some of the dialect words and phrases have become well known such as “howay man” and “wey aye.” In this video I’ll be looking at … Continue reading

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4 Levels of Hot Chocolate: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

We challenged chefs of three different skill levels – amateur Stephen, home cook Daniel, and professional chef Saul Montiel from Cantina Rooftop – to make a rich cup of hot chocolate. Once each level of chef had presented their magnificent … Continue reading

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When you understand the law of physics… | Figen 

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4 Levels of Pasta Bolognese: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

We challenged chefs of three different skill levels – amateur Emily, home cook Lorenzo, and professional chef instructor Frank Proto – to prepare a pasta Bolognese that would make nonna proud. Once each level of chef had served up and … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 – BBC Inside Science, Heatwave: the consequences

What are the consequences of the recent UK heatwave for us, plants and our energy supply. The severity of last week’s heatwave is changing the narrative. Gaia Vince talks to Simon Evans, deputy editor of the climate publication Carbon Brief, … Continue reading

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Capitalism 2.0 Will Include a Healthy Dose of Socialism | Eric Weinstein | Big Think

Capitalism 2.0 Will Include a Healthy Dose of Socialism Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- America is falling behind when it comes to leadership, and it’s pretty much directly … Continue reading

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Weird plurals in English: Men, geese, sheep, knives and many more

Everyone knows that you make plurals in English by an adding an S. So how come we have “men” instead of “mans” and “mice” instead of “mouses”? And why are “sheep” and “fish” the plural and the singular terms? In … Continue reading

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