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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 …

Why Washington State Doesn’t Have an Income Tax

Why Washington State Doesn’t Have an Income Tax

KUOW listener Steven Thompson: “My name is Steven Thompson from Olympia, Washington: I was wondering what the what the history of the political allergy to income tax in Washington State was. Has Washington ever had an income tax?” Reporter Carolyn Adolph: “Actually the people of Washington State did approve an income tax. It was the …

Basic income: utopia or solution? | Guy Standing | TEDxLakeComo

Basic income: utopia or solution? | Guy Standing | TEDxLakeComo

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Ellen Maloney It’s very difficult to follow a fantastic musician, and then a beautiful woman with a baby robot. Very difficult, especially as you’re all looking forward to lunch. (Laughter) And I want to take up the theme of this wonderful [TEDxLakeComo] by talking about bridges. The first bridge I want …

How Much Does Meat Actually Cost?

How Much Does Meat Actually Cost?

In the U.S., you can buy a pack of gum for just one or two bucks. But cleaning old chewing gum off of sidewalks and streets can cost a town a hundred thousand dollars a year, a hidden toll the community has to pay. In fact, pretty much everything we consume has hidden costs associated …

Four sisters in Ancient Rome – Ray Laurence

Four sisters in Ancient Rome – Ray Laurence

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Jessica Ruby Today, we’re going to look at the world of Rome through the eyes of a young girl. Here she is, drawing a picture of herself in the atrium of her father’s enormous house. Her name is Domitia, and she is just 5 years old. She has an older brother …

Pawn Stars: 3 Coins That Cost a Lot | History

Pawn Stars: 3 Coins That Cost a Lot | History

Um, This is pretty amazing. CUSTOMER: So this is a rare find, then? Well, that’s if it’s real. CUSTOMER: 400? I’m looking online, this thing is worth $1,000! Were you able to sell into your computer? RICK (VOICEOVER): A guy brought in an extremely rare 1861 Half Eagle. That is if it’s one of the …

Why Chicken Sandwiches Don’t Cost $1500

Why Chicken Sandwiches Don’t Cost $1500

About a year ago, Andy George from the channel How to Make Everything released a video called “How to Make a $1500 Sandwich In Only 6 Months.” I made a chicken sandwich completely from scratch, which cost $1500 and six months of my life. The video was hugely successful—it got millions of views. Then, a …