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The magnificent Borobudur temple is the World’s Biggest Buddhist Monument 1 of 7

The Sailendra dynasty built this Largest Buddhist monument in the world between eighty seven eighty and eight hundred and forty The Sailendra are the ruling dynasty in Central Java at the time. It was built as a place for glorifying Buddha and a pilgrimage spot to guide mankind from worldly desires into enlightenment and wisdom… Read More »

Pawn Stars: Chumlee and Corey Bet on the Price of a Knife (Season 16) | History

SPENCER: Hey. What’s going on, my man? Rick here? Thanks God, no. He’s actually out getting a quote to repair that golf sign he got in Chattanooga. Cool. All right. Well, maybe you can help me with this– a Filipino bolo knife from the Insurrection War. All right. Definitely has some weight to it. You’re… Read More »

Tapwave Zodiac: The Failed 2003 Gaming PDA

Greetings and welcome to an LGR thing! And this thing right here is the Tapwave Zodiac, released in October of 2003 for a price of $299 for this silver model with 32 megabytes of RAM, known as the Zodiac 1. And $399 for a black 128 meg model known as the Z2. So what is… Read More »

Star Wars: Prelude to Episode IX

In an age before the rise of the Republic and Empire, some throughout the galaxy started to study and explore a universal life energy called the Force, even forming religions dedicated to its worship. The most prominent of these groups became the Jedi Order of Ahch-To, who revered the Force but also recognized its potential… Read More »

A Witch Hunt in Black Salem – Astronomy Club

Ye Dwyer sisters have been accused of witchcraft by the good townspeople of Black Salem. You shall be judged by a jury of your peers. Our peers? But there only be men on this jury. You only think we’re witches because we’re strong independent women. That’s right. Mm-hmm (affirmative) Hey. No. Then why is there… Read More »

Pawn Stars: ASTRONOMICAL PRICE for Explorer’s Map (Season 16) | History

RICK: Hey, how’s it going? Good. How are you? – Good. What do we got here? Well, this would be a Henry Roberts map. It exhibits the discoveries made by the British explorer Captain James Cook. RICK: OK. Captain Cook was a really remarkable guy. Just imagine 1775. I mean, these were explorers finding new… Read More »

Have astronomers disproved the Big Bang?

If there’s a question that you guys never expected me to ever ask, it might be “have astronomers disproved the Big Bang?” And I understand why you might think that. After all, in my videos, I describe what scientists know about the most cutting-edge topics in physics research. So, perhaps I should be up front… Read More »

Gamma Ray Bursts – Science Space Astronomy

Sometimes when stars perish or when neutron stars collide, and form a black hole, they release an enormous amount of energy in the process. They unleash the most powerful force in the universe — a radioactive light brighter than a million, trillion suns. Scientists tried to pinpoint where on our planet the blasts were coming… Read More »

History of Science – 16th-Century Astronomy – 11.1 Astronomy

>>Get your backpack ready; let’s brainstorm another trip! This week in our whirlwind tour of the history of science let’s travel to the 16th Century—the 1500s. I hope you’ll make some meaningful and unexpected discoveries this week as we explore the strange new world of the century of the Reformation, the era of Copernicus, Tycho… Read More »

A Meeting of Great Black Inventors – Astronomy Club

Welcome, inventors. My name is Elijah McCoy. In this room lies some of the brightest Black minds this country has to offer. Nerds. And that is George Washington Carver. What up, what up, what up? Anybody want a peanut? I know you want one. Okay. I have gathered us together with the hopes that our… Read More »