In which John Green teaches you about America’s “peculiar institution,” slavery. I wouldn’t really call it peculiar. I’d lean more toward horrifying and depressing institution, but nobody asked me. John will talk about what life was like for a slave in the 19th century United States, and how slaves resisted oppression, to the degree that…

Real men and women must examine the environmental sciences to understand the nature of life and the world around them. Today we put on our collective tin foil helmets and delve into the world of chem trails, geo engineering, weather modification and cloud seeding. Video reference links: Geo Engineering History Map: http://www.etcgroup.org/sites/www.etcgroup.org/files/files/cartoons/worldofgeoengineering_fullsize.jpg Vietnam War &…

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Conversations host welcomes Sir Lawrence Freedman, Emeritus Professor of War Studies at King’s College, London, for a discussion of his new book, The Future of War, A History. Sir Lawrence reflects on the historical perspective he brings to topics such as strategy and war. Emphasizing the importance of understanding patterns and context through…

Here are 5 news stories from around the world 100 years ago. What was happening in the world one hundred years ago? Hi this is Matt and here are 5 New York Times headlines from February 17th, 1913. Number 5 – You like your beer cold and your ice cream frozen? Then you can thank…