NOVGOROD VELIKY: HANSEATIC LEAGUE AND FIRST RUSSIAN DEMOCRACY(Travelling around Russia, p.9)

Hello, everyone, welcome to Weekendr Girl channel. It’s another weekend, it’s freezingly cold, only plus 8 degrees Celsius in June, so if you ever had any disagreements with British weather, welcome to Russia, but, to be precise, welcome to Novgorod. We’re exploring a bit of Russia’s European north, so if Continue Reading

5 Most Amazing Religious Structures In The World

5 Most Amazing Religious Structures In The World Do you know that most religions claim to adhere to principles of poverty? We totally understand that shocked look on your face, after all, some of the most magnificent structures in the history of world architecture are religious houses! Since we have Continue Reading

A World Divided and Its Future Consequences (w/ Dee Smith & Raoul Pal)

RAOUL PAL: Dee, good to get you back. I think it is a truly extraordinary time. And we’ve been talking about this for a while now for several years, actually. And the story of the rising importance of geopolitics is becoming more and more obvious by the day. And it Continue Reading

Bitcoin, Silicon Valley, & The Future of Money (w/ Tim Draper & Mike Green)

MIKE GREEN: Tim, you’re the closest thing to a scion of venture capital in Silicon Valley that exists. Third generation, and now you’ve brought your son Adam into the business, as well, I guess, your daughter. TIM DRAPER: My daughter, Jessie, runs the Halogen Ventures. She only backs women. MG: Continue Reading

Religion In Numbers

5.8 billion believers worldwide, and infinite Gods …it’s religion in numbers! Today there are 19 major religions in the world, and the oldest is Hinduism. Hinduism is thought to have originated almost 3000 years ago in North India. It has 950 million followers and some religious scholars estimate that there Continue Reading

Nepal’s Desperate Struggle For Democracy

With the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal claiming thousands of lives, the Nepalese government has admitted that they are “ill-prepared” to deal with rescue efforts. We wanted to examine the political crisis leading up to this natural disaster. So what’s been going on in Nepal? Nepal’s entire history has been Continue Reading

How Does Religion Manifest in Your Brain?

Religion is sometimes thought of as the sworn enemy of science, but can we actually use science to better understand religion? Now I’m not trying to get into a religious debate here, so put your Twitter fingers away, alright? Using neuroscience, we can dive into how religion is recognized by Continue Reading

3 Reasons Why Christianity is NOT the White Man’s Religion (The REAL Black History!)

This meme says: I don’t practice the white man’s religion Some people think being a black Christian is an oxy moron. Some people think that if you are a black Christian, then you are an oxymoron minus the “oxy” Given that it’s black history month, I thought I’d take a Continue Reading

10 Disturbing Religious Ceremonies

10 Disturbing Religious Ceremonies NUMBER 10: SKY BURIALS Buddhists believe in a cycle of rebirth and reincarnation, meaning that they feel less need to preserve bodies after death. In fact, some buddhists argue that the faster a body is disposed, the sooner the individual can begin their new life. In Continue Reading

5 Most Powerful Religious Figures

Most religions have central figures whose teachings and ways of life laid the foundation for that religion now We’ve done several videos on religion and their influence around the world but in this episode I’ll be exploring the religious figures whose teachings have had the most influence in our world Continue Reading