The World 

Milk. White Poison or Healthy Drink?

Curiosity Stream gives you access to big budget documentaries from people like David Attenborough and Stephen Hawking. Nebula is all about independent creators taking control and trying new stuff. You get the best of both worlds for $ 2.99 per month or only $19.99 for a full year by visiting https://curiositystream.com/kurzgesagt/. Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesmilk/ Over the last decade milk has become a bit controversial. Some people say it’s a necessary and nutritious food, vital for healthy bones, but others say it can cause cancer and lead to an early death. So who is right? And why are we drinking it anyway?…
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Politics 

Overpopulation & Africa

Sources and further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesoverpopulationandafrica For most of our history, the human population grew slowly. Until new discoveries brought us more food and made us live longer. In just a hundred years the human population quadrupled. This led to apocalyptic visions of an overcrowded earth. But the population growth rate actually peaked in the 1960s. Since then, fertility rates have crashed as countries industrialize and develop. World population is now expected to balance out at around 11 billion by the end of the century. But the big picture conceals the details. Let us look at one region in particular: Sub-Saharan…
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Politics 

GIANT LOBSTER Tom Yum Noodle Soup, EATING INSECTS & Huamum Night Market in Bangkok Thailand

My last days in Thailand took me to a village ni Khon Kaen where I had a feast from all homegrown ingredients. Then it was a quick bite at a restaurant that serves massive spicy pork bones. Back in Bangkok, I had a full-on insect meal at Insects in the Backyard, finally ended the day with a trip to the extremely local Huamum Night Market. #eatingbugs #nightmarket #thailand Restaurants: ✧ Insects in the Backyard https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g293916-d13545578-Reviews-Insects_in_the_Backyard-Bangkok.html ✧ Huamum Night Market https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293916-d10839023-Reviews-Huamum_Night_Market-Bangkok.html ★ Check out my Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/eatwithmikey ***MORE EXCLUSIVE Content on Instagram*** ✩ http://instagr.am/Mikexingchen ➔ Get tickets to the best show…
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The World 

I Tried Unique Japanese Vending Machines In Tokyo

So we traveled to East Asia to film a six-part series about beauty, style, and shopping and we’re kicking it off with a tour of some of Tokyo's most interesting vending machines! Japan has a TON of vending machines that you can purchase a variety of goods from, and we visited 4 different machines all over the city to investigate some of the strange ones we had heard about. We got some canned bread, hornet larva, spicy snacks, hot soup in a can, and mystery box items from a ~creepy~ vending machine corner! A huge thanks to RinRin for helping…
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Politics 

Why some Asian accents swap Ls and Rs in English

A linguistic stereotype, explained. This video is presented by Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/Vox/ Join the Video Lab! http://bit.ly/video-lab Thank you the Video Lab members (Janet, Martian, and Mariko) who helped me with this video. To learn more about the video lab, visit vox.com/join Check out Yuta’s Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/YPlusShow And browse Dr. Lawson’s ultrasound examples here: https://www.seeingspeech.ac.uk/r-and-l-in-english/ A foreign accent is when someone speaks a second language with the rules of their first language, and one of the most persistent and well-studied foreign-accent features is a lack of L/R contrast among native Japanese speakers learning English. It’s so well-known that American…
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