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Music | Music

When pop music’s fascination with Nazi symbols and history went way over the line

Seeking to cause offense, some punk rockers employed Third Reich symbols; others went even further.

Sports | Cycling

A Murder Roils the Cycling World

In gravel racing—the sport’s hottest category—the killing has exposed a lot of dirt.

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Why Cities Are Banning Cars Around The World

Traffic is a growing problem in many U.S. cities. Instead of adding more streets to accommodate cars, a growing movement is pushing to ban them in dense area...

Sports | Cycling

Jim Merz Portland to Denver 1964

Way back in 2017 I received permission to share this gallery from Jim Merz of a cross country bicycle tour from Portland to Denver that he and a companion undertook in 1964. As that blog has been lost to time, I thought it was a good idea to once more mak

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White Slums of South Africa | Reggie Yates Extreme | Real Stories

White Slums of South Africa | Reggie Yates Extreme | Real StoriesReggie Yates spends a week in South Africa's largest white squatter camp, Coronation Park. A...

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Every Piece of Gear In A Navy Recruit's Ditty Box | Loadout | Business Insider

A Navy sailor breaks down every item that new recruits are issued on their first day of boot camp. MM2 Lionell Comeaux explains what’s in the Navy “ditty box...

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A 70-year-old man in Gaza needed open heart surgery. It was a race against time

NPR journalists followed Youssef Al-Kurd and his family for months as they begged for the medical care that could save his life.

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Corrupt NYPD Cop interview - Mike Dowd

Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Mike Dowd, a corrupt NYPD cop.Here's a link to a GoFundMe campaign to help some of the people seen in SWU int...

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MAGA Icons: Where Are They Now and Are They OK

The Void. We all feel it, to varying degrees. And we all try to fill it in different ways. In the first episode of Filling The Void, a collaboration between ...

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Navy Boot Camp - Behind the Scenes

It’s one of the most demanding assignments in the United States Navy — but also one of the most rewarding. Follow along as we take you behind the scenes and ...

News | News

A Month "Just Trying to Survive" In Mariupol | Amanpour and Company

As the war in Ukraine shifts to the south and east of the country, reports from the city of Mariupol have been silenced by intense bombardment. Civilians hav...

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Anti-Racist Skinheads Fighting Nazis: The Baldies | Full-Length Documentary

Skinhead culture started as multi-cultural, working-class, and anti-racist, but soon was co-opted by white supremacy. To fight back against Nazis, the Baldie...

News | News

Ukraine invasion — explained

The roots of Russia's invasion of Ukraine go back decades and run deep. The current conflict is more than one country taking over another; it is — in the words of one U.S. official — a shift in "the world order."

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God Bless America: How the US is Obsessed with Religion | ENDEVR Documentary

God Bless America: How the US is Obsessed with Religion | Investigative Documentary From 2019Despite being an officially secular country, religion is everywh...

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Here are the 9 most interesting conversations I had in 2021

The conversations that challenged me the most and got me thinking about a difficult problem or provocative idea.

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Inside Portland's Turf War Between Proud Boys and Local Antifascists

We talked to Proud Boys, local leftists, and city officials to understand what's happening, where this is going — and why everyone cares so much about Portla...

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Automobiles in the Soviet Union - COLD WAR SPECIAL

Our interview with @Ushanka Show (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClXTAMdHwvWdmFyOlQmEtpQ) - we discuss the cars made in the Soviet Union Support us on Patr...

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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen talk "Renegades"

The former president and the singer-songwriter, longtime friends, have shared their stories in a podcast, and now a book: "Renegades: Born in the USA." Barac...

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Massive Byzantine-era winery discovered in Israel

Winepresses, warehouses and kilns were uncovered by archaeologists who believe the winery once produced a fine white wine.

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How KFC became a Christmas tradition in Japan

Forget turkey. In Japan, Christmas is a time to feast on KFC. CNN Travel explores how the American fast food chain grew to be synonymous with the holiday seeason.

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What other countries are told is "American"

The weird world of "American style" foods and products.SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/jjmccullough?sub_confirmation=1FOLLOW ME:????????Support me on Patreon!...

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Why There Are So Few Pickup Trucks In Europe - Cheddar Examines

The pickup truck has become a symbol of Americana. In fact, the Ford F-150 has been the best selling vehicle in the United States for the past 40 years. But ...

Sports | Cycling

Movigo, Human Propelled Freedom: Bike Bags and Accessories From Tijuana, México – Daniel Zaid & Karla Robles

I have been internet friends with Irlanda for so long that I don’t even remember how we started communicating. What I do remember is that she told me she had the dream of making bicycle bags and accessories but at the moment, sewing fancy dresses ar

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How these areas became the U.S.

The Story of how the US/Mexico border got its shape.I learned all my video/animation skills on the internet. you can too. Go get two months of FREE Skillshar...

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Aunt Jemima's Pancake House at Disneyland (1955)

With this episode of 'Opening Days' we'll be exploring the history of Aunt Jemima's Kitchen (aka Aunt Jemima's Pancake House), an obscure restaurant from the...

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Training refugees in the culinary arts

The Brooklyn restaurant Emma's Torch is a staunch advocate for empowering asylum-seekers through education, by training them for jobs in the food service industry. Correspondent Nancy Giles talks with Emma's Torch founder Kerry Brodie, and with graduates

Sports | Skating

Andy Roy: Pro Skater to Prisoner and Back Again | EPICLY LATER'D

"Heroin, I don't wish it on my worst enemy."Back in 2017, skateboarding legend Andy Roy shared the inspirational story of how he battled a heroin addiction w...

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CANCEL CULTURE

THE ORIGINAL CANCEL CULTURE IN THE US INCLUDED BOARDING SCHOOLS TO "KILL THE INDIAN AND SAVE THE MAN."https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/hyapatiahttps://www.gof...

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Why Did Europeans Enslave Africans?

Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you ????) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/DonateORIGSubscribe to Origin of Everything! h...

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How Military Recruiters Lie to Recruits

We all kinda know... military recruiters lie... The Army, The Maries, the Air Force, all the branches of the military are dishonest to their recruits, but so...

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When Your Company Is Named Covid, You've Heard All The Jokes

Covid Inc. in Tempe, Ariz., has been selling audiovisual equipment for decades, but in the past year, some visitors stop by for an altogether different reason: They're looking for a COVID-19 test.

Sports | Skating

The Aging Skateboarders Perspective

How to skateboard when you're older w/ Kevin Marks of LookBackLibrary! Skateboarding to many people is more then act of riding, but the identity of being a s...

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"Tokyo Rose" - WW2 Traitor or Victim?

This is the story of "Tokyo Rose", a Japanese-American from LA who broadcast propaganda for the Japanese during WW2. Was she a traitor or a victim?Dr. Mark F...

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Wyoming Works to Pivot From Coal to Clean, Renewable Energy

As we shift away from fossil fuel energy, communities like Gillette, Wyoming, face a renewable reckoning.» Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subs...

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Combat Veteran Burns Uniform (Marine Reacts)

US Army Combat Veterans burns his uniform including his Purple Heart. See how the media thinks of the ???????? ????Combat Generation in this video - https://youtu....

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How I See the US After Living Abroad for 15 Years [CULTURE SHOCK]

How I see the US after living abroad as an expat for so many years - pros, cons, and reverse culture shock. What's your opinion on living in the US vs Europe...

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11 insider insults sailors say to each other - We Are The Mighty

Sailors have unique ways to get under each other's skin. A comment that may seem harmless to an outsider might be a jab to a shipmate. Just add the word "SHIPMATE" to the insult to take it to the next level. Consider yourself warned an…

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A Chapter In U.S. History Often Ignored: The Flight Of Runaway Slaves To Mexico

As the U.S. Treasury considers putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill to honor her role in the northbound underground railroad, there is new attention to the often-overlooked southbound route.

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'Black Moses' Lives On: How Marcus Garvey's Vision Still Resonates : Throughline

Decades before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey attracted millions with a simple, uncompromising message: Black people deserved nothing less than everything, and if that couldn't happen in the United States, they should return to Af

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We used it to pray to the Almighty. Today colonizers use it in praise of the almighty dollar.

Tobacco was never used for recreation, only in ceremony. It was considered sacred and not for everyday use.Native Strength is the Native American centuries-...

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Beat Poet And Small Press Publisher, Dies At 101

In 1956, Ferlinghetti published the first edition of Allen Ginsberg's Howl. According to one critic, his greatest accomplishments were fighting censorship and starting a small press revolution.

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Woman Killed During Insurrection at Capitol Was From Ocean Beach San Diego

The woman who was shot and killed inside the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday was from Ocean Beach, according to local media who have had contact with her extended family. 35-year-old Ashli Eliza…

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Gaining Perspective While Waiting In Line to Cross the Border

By Geoff Page After a day long trip to Tijuana on Wednesday, I found a few emails my phone had not picked up because of where I was. One was from editordude asking if any of his band of merry prank…

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Josh from On Killing | #TBT | Cut

Sponsor this series: http://www.cut.com/sponsorshipFear Pong is now a game! Get it here: http://www.fearponggame.comSUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/CutSubscribeWatc...

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I'VE OFTEN WONDERED WHY SOME CALL US SAVAGES

While there was some brutality in the Western Hemisphere, we never considered women to be property, fought wars over religion & converting others, or shunned...

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PHOTOS: The Essence Of Mary Ellen Mark, The Invisible Made Visible

Mary Ellen could see a story in the ordinary that another person might walk by and not even see.

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A history of US military ships, from the Revolutionary War to today

Using U.S. Navy archives, historical accounts, news reports, museum databases, and official records of individual ships, Stacker explores the most important, most advanced, and most successful ships in the long and storied history of the United States Nav

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A History of Mexico for Gringos

By Frank Gormlie Most gringos don’t know too much of the history of Mexico – our southern neighbor – even though Mexico is so much part of the culture of Southern California. U.S.…

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Video: Bystanders Pull Carjacker From Vehicle, Beat Him, Hold Him Till Police Arrive

On July 13 bystanders pulled an alleged carjacker from a vehicle in City Heights, San Diego, then beat him and held him until police arrived.