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How Somalia’s Pirates Make Money

How Somalia’s Pirates Make Money

This video is sponsored by Skillshare. The first 500 people to use the link in the description get their first two months free. This is the TI Europe, one of the four largest ships in the world. And here’s a banana for scale. At 380 meters long, or twelve hundred feet, it’s 41% longer than …

Why Can’t Chuck Get His Business Off the Ground?

Why Can’t Chuck Get His Business Off the Ground?

Narrator: Just about everyone knows that government at every level is requiring more and more Americans to get a government issued license before they can earn an honest living. In the 1950’s, well, only about 1 in 20 Americans needed the government’s blessing to do their job. Today that number is more than 1 in …

The Business of English – Episode 14: A formal speech

The Business of English – Episode 14: A formal speech

Our keynote speaker is a man who I’m sure is very well known to all of you. He’s Professor of Fruitology at Dubbo University and has written many books on the subject of tropical fruit. So without further ado, I’d like to introduce our keynote speaker, Doctor Sam Eriks. Thankyou Denise. The Honourable Judith Bryant, …

How Rich Was Hitler (Where Did All His Money Come From)

How Rich Was Hitler (Where Did All His Money Come From)

History remembers Hitler for many things, a failed artist, his love for German Shepherds, being a Nazi dickhead- yeah, it’s mostly the Nazi dickhead thing. But one thing you might be surprised to learn about Hitler is that he was actually one of the wealthiest men of his time, and no, not just because of …

Giving birth costs a lot. Hospitals won’t tell you how much.

Giving birth costs a lot. Hospitals won’t tell you how much.

That’s my wife. And she’s pregnant.When you have a baby, there are lots of costs to consider. Isabel: Carseat, and a bassinet, a baby carrier, thermometer. Johnny: Wait, wait, but how much is the actual hospital birth going to cost? Healthcare in the US is significantly more expensive than in other countries. Some experts say …