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Anthony Nesty on How Swimming Has Changed

No Longer Just ‘Goggles and a Suit’: Anthony Nesty on How Swimming Has Changed

The first Black head coach of a U.S. Olympic swimming team talks to us about diversity in the sport and coaching in the Instagram era. At the 1988 Seoul Games, Anthony Nesty, middle, became the first Black swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal. He was recently named the coach for the U.S. men’s team…
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Was it the accountant who panicked Ajax

Was it the accountant who panicked Ajax?

Was it the professional-critical attitude of the accountant that exposed a conflict of interest at Ajax? There will be no answers. However, accountants point out the special circumstances in professional football that the accountant has to take into account. Like emotions that are rampant, combined with reputational risks. Henk Vlaming “No, the information about purchased…
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David Attenborough Explains: World's Craziest Plants

David Attenborough Explains: World’s Craziest Plants

Here’s some of the craziest plants from David Attenborough’s time at Kew Gardens! From Kingdom of Plants, see David Attenborough uncover a deadly venus flytrap or a curious pitcher plant in this incredible compilation with voice over from Sir David himself. Kingdom of Plants 3D is a natural history documentary series written and presented by…
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Seedorf at only 16! years of age, entering the 1st team of a European giant like Ajax.
Netherlands versus Spain 5-1 World Cup 2014

Throwback: Netherlands vs. Spain (5-1) • World Cup 2014

After the World Cup 2010, dutch fans were devastated after losing their third World Cup final. Spain and Iniesta broke dutch hearts after scoring 0-1 in the 117th minute of the World Cup 2010 final. Two years later, the dutch thought they had a decent chance in the Euro 2012, but the truth was zero…
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Seven cleverly designed emergency homes around the world

Seven cleverly designed emergency homes around the world

When workers at a vending machine factory in Ukraine had their homes bombed, the owner Alex Stepura repurposed the facility to build them new ones. From that, Terra Monada was born, a company set up to produce good-quality, relatively affordable modular homes to replace the bomb damage. “The ambition was to create something that was…
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Robot takes podium as orchestra conductor in Seoul

Robot takes podium as orchestra conductor in Seoul

SEOUL, June 30 (Reuters) – An android robot, EveR 6, took the conductor’s podium in Seoul on Friday evening to lead a performance by South Korea’s national orchestra, marking the first such attempt in the country. The two-armed robot, designed by the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, made its debut at the National Theater of…
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Animation vs Math

Animation versus Mathematics

Animation versus Mathematics

Josephine Baker

The French American icon who broke all taboos

In the travel documentary ‘Bettany Hughes’ Grand Tour From Paris to Rome’, the renowned historian follows in the footsteps of the ‘grand tour’ explorers and delves into the finest that Paris has to offer. In this clip, she looks into the extraordinary life of Josephine Baker, a bohemian icon and World War Two spy. The…
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Witness History: Netherlands vs USSR in the 1988 Euro Final!

Table of Contents How the Netherlands Beat the USSR in the 1988 Euro Final The Tactics Used by the Netherlands to Defeat the USSR in the 1988 Euro Final The Impact of the Netherlands’ Victory Over the USSR in the 1988 Euro Final The Legacy of the Netherlands’ Victory Over the USSR in the 1988…
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