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History of nuclear power

We begin in 1896. In Paris, physicist Henri Becquerel accidentally discovers during an experiment that uranium leaves a trace — or darkens — a photographic plate without any other light source. He concludes that uranium naturally emits a ray he calls “uranique” in French. In the following years, physicists Pierre and Marie Curie discover other… Read More »

The True Messed Up Story of Pocahontas | Adam Ruins Everything

(upbeat music) – The real story of Pocahontas is way darker than the animated movie. Let’s start at the top. While it’s true that Pocahontas was the daughter of a powerful chief, she would never have been romantically involved with John Smith. – In this new world, I will find not only adventure, but also… Read More »

IF THE INTERNET WAS REAL

(man) Hey guys, tell me what the frick WTF means. (Ian) Shut up! Was this just uploaded? Yeah. Dude, come on, type “thumbs up if you’re the 306th viewer.” Why? Uh, because people thumbs it up and we can brag to our friends when it gets top-rated. Okay, but what’s the point? I mean, I… Read More »

President Obama and Ellen Discuss the Road to Equality

I cannot tell you or thank you enough for what you have done for the gay communities. So, thank you. >>[APPLAUSE]>>Well, it was, it’s one of the things that I’m proudest of, because my whole political career has based on the idea that we constantly want to include people and not exclude them. How do… Read More »