Monthly Archives: December 2014

World History (3000 BC – 2013 AD)

PhoenixRu2013

Published on Jan 5, 2013

Source: http://geacron.com/home-en/ – the best historical atlas i ever seen
Music: Vangelis – Across The Mountains

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2000 Years of History (1000 BC – 1000 AD)

Dulce bellum inexpertis!

Uploaded on May 3, 2009

2000 year animation shows empires growing and countries changing. History of Europe, Africa, and Asia from the earliest countries to the year 1000.

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The City and the Sea: Boston’s Evolving Dance With Water


WGBHForum

Published on Dec 30, 2014

Boston City Council member Mike Ross emceed an event hosted by the Boston Society of Architects/AIA to explore Boston’s evolving relationship with the ocean—both in how we built up the shorelines over the past three centuries and what that means as we face present-day sea-level rise. Which low-lying areas do we need to start thinking about now? And what can we learn from neighborhoods—such as the Back Bay—that were created from historic wetlands? When designing new sites, what mu​st be considered?

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Dozens die as Tropical Storm Jangmi sweeps across south east Asia


euronews (in English)

Published on Dec 31, 2014
Dozens have been killed in heavy rains and flash floods across parts of the Philippines, Malaysia and southern Thailand.

Officials say Tropical Storm Jangmi has left at least 31 dead in the Philippines. Seven people are reportedly missing.

Sweeping from east to west, winds of up to 65 km/h and gusts of 80 km/h have ravaged the region.

Officials in the Philippines say areas affected by the heavy rains include those “still recovering from last year’s Typhoon Haiyan”:http://www.euronews.com/2014
READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/12/30/do…

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Geeky Science…Want to live a longer and healthier life?


The Big Picture RT

Published on Dec 30, 2014

Make a New Year’s resolution to go on a diet, Harvard School of Public Health researchers say.

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You Will Hardly Believe How Coal is Poisoning You


The Big Picture RT

Published on Dec 30, 2014

Tyson Slocum, Public Citizen’s Energy Program, joins Thom Hartmann.

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How The Kochtopus Is Reaching Out For Our Criminal Justice


The Big Picture RT

Published on Dec 30, 2014

America’s Lawyer Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio, joins Thom Hartmann. The Kochtopus is reaching out its tentacles once again – and this time – those tentacles are coming after our criminal justice system.

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