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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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Crow helps scared hedgehog cross the road

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The hidden cost of orange juice | DW Documentary

Brazil is the world’s top supplier of orange juice. But accusations abound of exploitation and poor working conditions for laborers. Are the claims true? “You work whatever the weather – sunshine, rain, cold, extreme heat. It’s physically exhausting. A sack … 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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Six recent discoveries that have changed how we think about human origins | The Conversation

Neanderthal adult male, based on 40,000 year-old remains found at Spy in Belgium. IR Stone/Shutterstock You may have heard science has reconsidered its view of Neanderthals but did you know human hybrid species played a key role in our evolution? … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bizarre Magazine (@beautifulbizarremagazine) • Instagram reel

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Don’t always follow others sometimes stop and think: the smartest solution is often in front of your eyes

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Another magnificent mural by ABYS in Puteaux, Paris (Photo by Artist) 

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