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Indonesia’s Spice Kingdom | The Mark Of Empire | Majapahit

The Majapahit Empire was the largest empire in Southeast Asia & the centre of the world-famous Spice Trade that stretched from China to Europe. Host Peter Lee starts off on the island of Java to see why it was so suited to cultivating rice, used to make exchanges with merchants from the Spice Islands. As…
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Did Camus See the Future?

Did Camus See the Future?

“The Plague” and Our Pandemic Odyssey: Lessons from a Prophetic Past Albert Camus’ 1947 novel, “The Plague,” eerily mirrors the chaotic scramble of the COVID-19 pandemic. With its tale of Oran, a city gripped by a deadly disease, the book resonates with themes of isolation, fear, and the search for meaning amidst crisis. So, did…
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Two Subterranean Giants: A Tale of Two Cities

Two Subterranean Giants: A Tale of Two Cities

Beneath the bustling streets of New York City and Moscow lie two iconic subway systems, each mirroring the soul of its metropolis. While both transport millions daily, their histories, social roles, and what they tell us about society paint dramatically different pictures. From Utilitarian Roots to Grand Designs: Divergent Histories NYC’s subway, born in 1904,…
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Moscow Metro's Journey Through Art and Soul

A Monument Beneath Your Feet

The Moscow Metro’s Journey Through Art and Soul Moscow’s metro isn’t just a transportation system; it’s a subterranean odyssey. Each descent unveils not just a station, but a portal to grandeur, history, and a unique Soviet spirit. This intricate network, stretching over 300 kilometers, holds more than just passengers; it holds stories whispered in marble…
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Donald Duck & Zé Carioca - Walt Disney

Donald Duck & Zé Carioca – Walt Disney

Ah, Donald and Zé Carioca! A dynamic duo whose friendship transcends borders and languages, brought to life by the magic of Walt Disney. But their creation wasn’t just a stroke of genius – it was a fascinating blend of cultural exchange and artistic inspiration. Donald Duck: Donald’s roots go back to 1934, starring in the…
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The CUBA they don't want you to see

The CUBA they don’t want you to see

Unknown to many and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, there is a beautiful and exotic nation called CUBA. Let’s discover the secrets of the capital: LA HABANA or HAVANA City. This is a new walking tour of the city narrated in 4K by Wanna Walk What do you think of when you hear the name…
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Adam Smith The Theory Of Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith: The Theory Of Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith considered his first major book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, his most important work. Indeed, the tome was a wild success upon its publication, selling out immediately. It has not lost popularity since. In this legendary work, Smith discusses the nature of morality, and the motives behind and origins of these “sentiments.” Originally…
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For 10 years the wife of a Maasai - Stephanie's life in the simplest of circumstances

For 10 years the wife of a Maasai

Stephanie’s life in the simplest of circumstances Stephanie has lived in Tanzania with her husband Sokoine, a traditional Maasai, for more than 10 years. She has built a life with him in the humblest of circumstances. Stephanie’s book is already available in stores:https://amzn.to/3KCKqbv

You've Been Trumped Too

You’ve Been Trumped Too

The film the Trump Organization tried to suppress Investigative journalist Anthony Baxter travels between the US Presidential race and the Scottish countryside to chronicle the troubling confrontation between Donald Trump and a feisty 92-year-old widow, Molly Forbes, as she refuses to make way for his golf course. This shocking insight to a David and goliath…
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Life Has No Meaning

If Life Has No Meaning, Why Live? | Albert Camus

Art must not compromise with lies and servitude which, wherever they rule, breed solitude. Whatever our personal weaknesses may be, the nobility of our craft will always be rooted in two commitments, difficult to maintain: the refusal to lie about what one knows and the resistance to oppression.