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The French Revolution: Crash Course European History #21
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The French Revolution: Crash Course European History #21

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. It’s 1789 and Europe has been through an endless number of wars. Territory has changed hands, hundreds of thousands of people have died, and crop yields have been bad

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When Whales Walked
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When Whales Walked

This episode is supported by The Great Courses Plus. We know whales as graceful giants. Some are powerful hunters. Some are gentle filter feeders. But no matter what they eat or how they live, whales — as we know them

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How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees
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How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees

8 million years ago, off the coast of Peru, a large mammal used its powerful claws to pull itself along the ocean floor, holding fast against the waves as it foraged for seagrass. 5 million years ago, a similar creature

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How the Squid Lost Its Shell
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How the Squid Lost Its Shell

500 million years ago, back in the Cambrian Period, a pioneering little mollusk floated up off the ocean floor. It had developed a way to use its defensive shell for a whole new purpose — buoyancy. It turned out that

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The Rise and Fall of the Bone-Crushing Dogs
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The Rise and Fall of the Bone-Crushing Dogs

Thanks to WIX for supporting PBS Digital Studios In its day, it was quite literally top dog. By some estimates, it could grow as big as a brown bear. And with its powerful jaws and stout teeth, it was not

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Absolute Monarchy: Crash Course European History #13
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Absolute Monarchy: Crash Course European History #13

Hi, I’m John Green and this is crash course European history So today we’re moving into the second half of the 17th century The 30 Years War has ended with the Treaty of Westphalia and the Scientific Revolution is producing

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The Sex Lives of Early Humans
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The Sex Lives of Early Humans

Scientists might seem like the only group of people in the world who Aren’t really into a good gossipy sex scandal, but that, in fact, my friends, is not true at all They love to talk about sex Especially when

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18th Century Warfare: Crash Course European History #20
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18th Century Warfare: Crash Course European History #20

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. Last time, we looked at how the monarchs did–and didn’t–incorporate the ideas of the Enlightenment into their domestic policies. Today, we’ll look outward to how the 18th century European

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5 Animals That Aren’t Dinosaurs
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5 Animals That Aren’t Dinosaurs

So nature is crazy. Go back a couple hundred million years, and you’ll find animals that, by today’s standards, break all the rules. Animals that looked like fish but couldn’t breathe in water. Reptiles that gave birth to live young

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