Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

The people of Hong Kong are out in the streets. Hundreds of thousands are demonstrating against a deeply unpopular bill. But this is about a whole lot more than a bill. It’s about the status of Hong Kong and the power China has over it. It’s a fight to preserve the freedoms people have here. […]

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Cities at Sea: How Aircraft Carriers Work

Cities at Sea: How Aircraft Carriers Work

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at brilliant.org/Wendover. A single aircraft carrier is enough to markedly change the level of a nation’s military might. These ships are one of the strongest single assets a military can have. In […]

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Why the US drinking age is 21

Why the US drinking age is 21

“Michael, welcome to the White House.” This is the 40th president of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan, and Michael Joseph Jackson. 1984 Michael Jackson. “For Michael Jackson brings a thrill a minute to his millions of fan.” “We have quite a few young folks in the White House who all wanted me to give […]

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Trade wars, explained

Trade wars, explained

What do you think of when you hear the word “war?” Is it this? Or maybe this? Well, there’s a different type of war you may have heard a lot about recently. Trade war worries igniting. Is the trade war back on? Trade war. Trade war. Full-blown trade war. The “weapons” in a trade war […]

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Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway

Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway

This is the Stena Impero, a British oil tanker traveling through the Persian Gulf. On July 19th 2019, it was on its way to Saudi Arabia when it received a radio message from Iranian naval forces. Later, the Stena Impero was dramatically boarded and seized. Using speed boats and helicopters Iran’s Revolutionary Guard took control […]

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You’re watching Fox News. You just don’t know it.

You’re watching Fox News. You just don’t know it.

I’m done. I’m finally done watching Fox News. It’s rotting my brain. And only boomers watch that crap anyway. From now on, I’m watching real news. Stuff that actually matters. And I’ll never have to worry about Fox News ever ag- Two of the headlines on Fox News tonight. Gotten a lot of attention thanks […]

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