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Tesla Made an X-Ray of His Own Foot With a Machine He Designed | My Modern Met

By Jessica Stewart on September 26, 2022 Left: Martin van Meytes, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons / Right: via Radiographics Did you know that Tesla experimented with x-ray technology? Inventor Nikola Tesla is famous for his work with electricity and … Continue reading

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Timothy Snyder: The Making of Modern Ukraine. Class 6: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania

Class 6 continues the foundations of the Kyiv state at a time when Lithuania was much larger than most people think. Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the … Continue reading

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Pat Metheny “America Undefined” (Official Video)

http://smarturl.it/fromthisplace “America Undefined” Composed by Pat Metheny Band Arrangement by Pat Metheny and Gwilym Simcock Orchestral Arrangement by Gil Goldstein Pat Metheny: Guitar, Keyboards, Sounds Gwilym Simcock: Piano Linda May Han Oh: Acoustic Bass Antonio Sanchez: Drums Luis Conte: Percussion … Continue reading

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Those 3 times Jaco Pastorius went Beast Mode

[…] Jaco Pastorius – a bass player so iconic that he’s everyone’s reference point for four-string greatness. Born in 1951 in Pennsylvania, Jaco was the most innovative and influential bass player of all time, but what were his most incredible … Continue reading

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What even is Hefeweizen? | The Craft Beer Channel

This week we champion a deeply untrendy style – the classic Hefeweizen! Already turned off? Well wait until you hear the incredible history, and see our faces light up as we try one of the best beers we’ve ever had … Continue reading

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OLD NORSE IN ENGLISH: The words the Vikings left behind

[…] The Vikings raided, pillaged… and changed our language. Their Old Norse words invaded English and many remain to this day (I used one right there – watch to find out which!). In this video, discover: ⚔️ The everyday words … Continue reading

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An investigation to identify royal descendants of the Inca civilization

It was the largest empire in pre-Colombian America, extending from its center in modern-day Peru to Colombia in the north and parts of Chile and Argentina in the south. But the Inca Empire fell to the Spanish conquerors nearly five … Continue reading

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The mystery of Machu Picchu: Archaeologists uncover new secrets of Peru’s Inca site • FRANCE 24

We take you on a journey to #Peru’s famed Inca citadel, #MachuPicchu. Perched at an altitude of 2,430 metres, this UNESCO World Heritage site still holds many secrets. Some of them were recently uncovered by #archaeologist José Bastante and a … Continue reading

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Search and Ye Might Find – 99% Invisible

Adam Rogers is a senior tech correspondent at Insider – and he’s been thinking and writing about what’s known in the industry simply as “search.” For the last decade, people have been grumbling about not being able to find things … Continue reading

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The Biggest Myth About Climate Change

[…] You’ve seen it in the comment section before: “Climate change is natural. It’s happened before and it will keep happening”. In reality, comments like these are the newest kind of climate change denial. In this video we’re going to … Continue reading

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