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The Guinness World Records

It's a collection of the biggest, fastest, and weirdest things in the world.  But how much do...

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Modern Pirates

The pirates of the 21st century don't have parrots and swords, but night-vision goggles and...

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The Vikings

For almost 300 years the vikings terrorised large parts of Europe, arriving in boats and killing...

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GDP & Measuring Growth

“It measures everything in short, except that which makes life worthwhile.” - Robert...

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How To Write Effectively // George Orwell's Six Rules For Writing

George Orwell, author of books like Animal Farm and 1984, is considered to be one of the finest...

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Jack The Ripper

In 1888 a serial killer terrorised the streets of London's East End, brutally murdering women....

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The English of Donald Trump

The President of The United States of America uses a kind of English you won't find in a...

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Disney Part I: The History

In the first part of our three-part series, we take a look at the fascinating history of Disney....

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Human Rights

In 1948 the United Nations signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which set out the 30...

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Part 1: The Most Common Mistakes People Make When Learning English (and How to Avoid Them)

Episode #023 - English Learning for Curious Minds Part 1: The Most Common Mistakes People Make...

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Help!

Episode #028 - English Learning for Curious Minds Help! **** Today is a bit of a change...

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Plastic

It has revolutionised our lives, made cars lighter, food fresher, and water safer. But at what...

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The English of Boris Johnson

The Prime Minister of the UK has a unique way of using language, which shows his privileged...

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What's The Difference Between Great Britain and The United Kingdom?

Episode #025 - English Learning for Curious Minds What's The Difference Between Great Britain...

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Turkmenistan

It's one of the most isolated countries in the world, ruled by an authoritarian leader with a...

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The Hidden Cost of Food Delivery Apps

Food delivery apps have taken over cities across the world, promising delicious food at the tap...

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Death Around The World

It's the one inevitability in life, but it remains one of life's biggest unknowns. In this...

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Leonardo Da Vinci

He has been called 'the most relentlessly curious man in history', and was the quintessential...

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Trailer: English learning for curious minds

Learning English doesn't need to be boring. You don't need to drown in grammar books, you don't...

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Electric Cars

The history of electric cars goes back a lot further than Tesla and Elon Musk. Indeed, the...

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