Theory in Action: Realism

A realist walks into a bar and orders a half-empty glass of vodka. The term realism I think gets under people’s skin. It’s hard to compete with a paradigm or perspective that’s called realism. So then you become an idealist, right? The idealist would walk into the bar and order Continue Reading

Flag Friday! ETHIOPIA (Geography Now!)

Hey Geograpeeps, welcome to Flag Friday. Today’s episode is gonna be a heavy one, because we’re gonna discuss Ethiopia which has a lot of symbolism, and a lot of backstory behind it. First of all, small minor mistake I made in the episode. This is actually not the President of Continue Reading

Geography Now! Botswana

Bling bling! Welcome to Diamond Town, Africa! (“Geography Now” opening jingle) It’s time to learn geography…NOW! Hey everybody I’m your host Paul Barbado. If there was ever an African comeback kid, Botswana would definitely fit that title. But first, you know the drill. Let’s dissect the flag. (slot machine noises) Continue Reading

Geography Now! Guinea Bissau

Just be honest: You really don’t know anything about this place, do you? That’s okay. I’m here to pretend like I do, for you. (intro music) It’s time to learn geography NOW! Hey everyone, I’m your host, Barby. All right, last episode, you saw the bigger, French-ier twin, Guinea. Now Continue Reading

Geography Now! LAOS

Lao. It’s pronounced Lao. Not Laossss. Lao, cool? Okay, now we can al-Lao this episode to begin properly. Sorry, I’m just, I’m so used to getting punched or hit or whatever whenever that happens, just um I guess I’m off the hook. Sorry I’m late, traffic was ridiculous out there. Continue Reading

The Singing Revolution: Educational Version 1.1 – Flag Protest

Narrator: Within four months the heritage society had grown to ten thousand people. In April of 1988 they decided to organize a demonstration celebrating Estonian history and culture. It was held in the University town of Tartu. (Music) The demonstration was monitored by Soviet police. (Music) Marju Lauristin: The feeling Continue Reading

Geography Now! Cambodia

Hey Geograpeeps! So this episode is gonna have some bad audio because I’m currently in my parent’s basement filming this, not at the youtube space and, eh, the microphone we typically use doesn’t fit into the audio jack in my camera. So, just bear with me, and we’re gonna basically Continue Reading

Geography Now! Grenada

It’s pronounced: Grenada. Jingling…. It’s time to learn Geography Now! Hey everyone, I’m your host Barby. Well, we reached our seventh Carribean country: Grenada! As you know, each Carribean country kind of has a little quirk that they’re known for, and now we reach “The Spice Island”. We’ll explain why Continue Reading

Architects Patrik Schumacher and Mark Foster Gage face off

(dramatic boom) – [Gabriel] Well, good evening. Thank you guys for coming here. It’s a rare occasion for College Station, Texas A&M specifically, to have distinguished guests in the world of architecture, and practitioners of the realm as you guys are. So we’re hoping that this will be some kind Continue Reading

The Future of Education – Yuval Noah Harari & Russell Brand – Penguin Talks

(audience applause) – I’m here to talk about our future, both the future of our species, homo sapiens, and about your own personal future. And nobody really knows what the world would look like in 2050. The only thing we know for sure is that it will be a very, Continue Reading