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Trying to Survive on Bitcoin for 2 Days | The Breakdown Ep. 3

(men yelling) (fire flaring) (stately music) – They don’t take Bitcoin. The Subway doesn’t take Bitcoin. How am I gonna get home? Ahh! (goat bleats) (upbeat rock music) What’s going on, everybody? Welcome to The Breakdown. I’m your host, Luke Mones. Happy July 4th weekend. Sorry to interrupt, Luke. It’s time for The Comments Section …

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Not What You Think It Is | The Swim

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Not What You Think It Is | The Swim

SCENES LIKE THIS ARE A DAILY REALITY FOR THE CREW OF SEEKER ON THEIR PACIFIC TREK. SOME ESTIMATES HOLD THAT BY 2050, THERE COULD BE AS MUCH PLASTIC AS THERE ARE FISH IN THE OCEAN. BUT WHAT IS ALL THIS JUNK, EXACTLY? WHERE DOES IT COME FROM? AND IS IT REALLY CONCENTRATED IN A GIANT …

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Beautiful Islands For Sale Nobody Wants To Buy Or Live On

Beautiful Islands For Sale Nobody Wants To Buy Or Live On

– [Narrator] So you’ve won the lottery, and want to get away from it all. You want privacy, sunshine, private beaches, and blue sea. Why not just buy a private island? It seems like the first thing the super-rich do. But believe it or not, you don’t have to be ultra-wealthy to afford one. Here …

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Praying Mantis Love is Waaay Weirder Than You Think | Deep Look

This episode of Deep Look is brought to you by Curiosity Stream. This mantis is at the top of her game. All summer, she’s been bulking up on grasshoppers and flies. They’re called bordered mantises. Ambush hunters, cloaked by camouflage – some green and some brown. And check out those forelimbs… they’re lined with sharp …

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Can the U.S. and China Survive Without Each Other? (w/ Stephen Roach & Grant Williams)

Can the U.S. and China Survive Without Each Other? (w/ Stephen Roach & Grant Williams)

GRANT WILLIAMS: Professor Roach, welcome to Real Vision. It’s great to have you with us. STEPHEN ROACH: Thank you. It’s a pleasure. Heard a lot about you guys. GW: Well, we’ll try and prove it, all the good parts, true in the next hour or so. The subject I have is China. We’ve had a …

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Baby Orangutans Learn How to Crack Coconuts

WORKERS: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH] NARRATOR: First lesson of the day is [INAUDIBLE], or fruit time. WORKERS: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH] NARRATOR: Orangutans naturally spend up to six hours a day foraging for food. So breakfast doubles as a perfect learning opportunity. This morning’s lesson is in coconut cracking. Orangutans learn from example, so their caregiver shows them how …

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This Baby Orangutan Needs Treatment for Her Asthma

NARRATOR: There’s a new arrival at the baby house, a two-year-old female in need of special attention from vet [INAUDIBLE]. Wine suffers from asthma, a disease that affects orangutans just like humans. She’ll need three nebulizer treatments every day. But she’s not the most cooperative patient. Wine won’t put her mouth around the nebulizer like …