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How Italian Gorgonzola Cheese Is Made | The Making Of

FOOD INSIDER Published on 4 Apr 2019 The Gorgonzola industry is worth over $800 million. Almost 5 million wheels are produced each year and production is confined to the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy. There are only 29 dairies … Continue reading

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Why Is Duct Tape So Strong?

INSIDER Published on 10 Jan 2019 Duct tapes were first invented by a female factory worker during World War II. They were originally called ‘duck’ tape because it was made out of a cotton duck fabric and it repelled water … Continue reading

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The Curious Origins of Your Favorite Foods

Great Big Story Published on 12 Jun 2017 In this reel, we uncover the seriously surprising stories behind some of our favorite foods. We travel back to the Jazz Age to find chicken-and-waffle’s Harlem roots, try to get to the … Continue reading

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Five Hidden Treasures to Explore

We all need a little adventure now and then. In this reel, hide away in London’s 900-year-old secret garden, grab a bite at Madrid’s secret Chinese restaurant and explore Turkey’s hidden underground city.

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Why Do People Think Garlic Kills Vampires? – Forklore

Vampire and vampire-like myths appear in cultures all across the world, and though the evil creatures the stories feature differ in form, they are united by one fact: they all fear garlic. How did the bulbus allium become known as … Continue reading

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Visualizing Empires Decline

The decline of the largest maritime empires of the 19th and 20th centuries using a ludic and organic metaphor that incorporates mitosis-like spilts. The music was kindly composed for the purpose of this narrative by CHOP WOOD – chopwood.eu pmcruz.com

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25 Edible Plants, Fruits and Trees for Wilderness Survival

AlfieAesthetics Published on 19 Jun 2018 A detailed look at some of the most common edible plants, fruits, nuts, trees and seeds that you can eat while out in the wild. Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alfiexaesth…

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The Geography of Fruit


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The Man Who Was Godzilla

Haruo Nakajima is perhaps Japan’s most famous actor, but you wouldn’t necessarily recognize his face. That’s because from 1954 to 1972, he was the man inside the Godzilla costume for 12 consecutive films. At 87 years old, many now consider … Continue reading

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Hannah Fry | The Incredible Story Behind Garry Kasparov’s Loss to IBM Deep Blue

Hidden Forces Published on 9 Oct 2018 Listen to Hannah Fry’s full episode here: https://www.hiddenforces.io/podcast/s… In Episode 64 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with mathematician and public educator, Hannah Fry. Dr. Fry’s mathematical expertise has led to the development … Continue reading

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