Thursday, September 25, 2014

Exploring the Universe: Crash Course Big History #2

In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about what happened in the Universe after the big bang. They’ll teach you about cosmic background radiation, how a bunch of hydrogen and helium turned into stars, formed galaxies, created heavy elements, and eventually created planets.

Monday, September 22, 2014
He had a funny voice everybody knows he had a funny voice John Green (about Washington)
Saturday, September 20, 2014

Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210

In which John Green teaches you WHY World War I started. Or tries to anyway. With this kind of thing, it’s kind of hard to assign blame to any one of the nations involved. Did the fault lie with Austria-Hungary? Germany? Russia? Julius Caesar? One thing we can say for sure is that you can’t blame the United States of America for this one. Woohoo! Well, you can hardly blame the US. 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1

In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about, well, everything. Big History is the history of everything. We’re going to start with the Big Bang, take you right through all of history (recorded and otherwise), and even talk a little bit about the future. It is going to be awesome. In the awe-inspiring sense of the word awesome. In this episode, we walk you through the start of everything: The Big Bang. We’ll look at how the universe unfolded at its very beginning, and how everything in the universe that we know today came into being. So that’s kind of a big deal, right?

For more information, visit www.bighistoryproject.com

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
bamanda808:

Watching Crash Course in Ancient History!

bamanda808:

Watching Crash Course in Ancient History!

Friday, September 12, 2014

HOW World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209

In which John Green teaches you about World War I and how it got started. Crash Course doesn’t usually talk much about dates, but the way that things unfolded in July and August of 1914 are kind of important to understanding the Great War. You’ll learn about Franz Ferdinand, Gavrilo Pincep, the Black Hand, and why the Serbian nationalists wanted to kill the poor Archduke. You’ll also learn who mobilized first and who exactly started the war. Sort of. Actually there’s no good answer to who started the war, but we give it a shot anyway.

Monday, September 8, 2014

youve-got-your-love-online:

"MR. GREEN! MR. GREEN!"

I basically watch Crash Course for Me From The Past. MFTP wears some COOL T-shirts!

MFTP Appreciation - I

jossieposie:

While viewing a PowerPoint on Early Civilizations and almost falling asleep during the supporting videos…I clicked on salvation in the form of #crashcourse World History and @johngreenwritesbooks talking about #Mesopotamia. I never expected the money I gave to Crash Course would benefit my own education. #nerdfighter #vlogbrothers

jossieposie:

While viewing a PowerPoint on Early Civilizations and almost falling asleep during the supporting videos…I clicked on salvation in the form of #crashcourse World History and @johngreenwritesbooks talking about #Mesopotamia. I never expected the money I gave to Crash Course would benefit my own education. #nerdfighter #vlogbrothers

Friday, September 5, 2014

Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208

In which John Green teaches you a little bit about drought, which is a natural weather phenomenon, and famine, which is almost always the result of human activity. Throughout human history, when food shortages strike humanity, there was food around. There was just a failure to connect those people with the food that would keep them alive. There are a lot of reasons that food distribution breaks down, and John is going to teach you about them in the context of the late-19th century famines that struck British India.

Saturday, August 30, 2014