Tag Archives: Europe

How Psychology Can Explain the Deadly Medieval Dancing Plagues

♪♪♪ In the year 1518, the city of Strasbourg was struck by a dancing plague. Yes, a dancing plague. And it was deadly. It started with a single woman, but within a month, there were over 400 people dancing in the streets—wildly, uncontrollably, and often to their deaths. Some sources claim that, for at least… Read More »

Who Will Be The Next Superpower Nation?

Throughout history, superpowers have risen and fallen. The Roman Empire – the most dominant power in the ancient world, tore across Europe and the Middle East in the 2nd century before eventually losing grip on its territories. Likewise The Mongol Empire led by Genghis Khan was the world’s largest land empire, yet after divisions separated… Read More »

Cloud 28+ service provider community expands worldwide

Hi, I’m Bobby Patrick, Chief Marketing Officer with HPE Cloud. I’m joined today with Xavier Poisson, VP of Indirect Digital Services and basically CEO of Cloud 28+. I can say that, can’t I? You did create it, right? Thanks for joining today. Thank you, Bobby. So Cloud 28+, is that two and a half years… Read More »

Catholics and Statistical Analysis

STUDENT: This is directed to you, Professor. Thank you for coming in. I’d like to– if you could just spend a bit more on your theory– talking about secularization, the aspect of the market– and if you take Catholics out of the statistical analysis, then it works, but if you put Catholics back in, it… Read More »

São Paulo: South America’s MEGACITY

The dramatic cliffs and endless beaches of Rio de Janeiro makes it the city that probably first comes to mind when you think of Brazil. São Paulo, the largest metropolis in the southern hemisphere, is the true economic engine of the world’s sixth most populous country. In 1554, Catholic missionaries with the help of indigenous… Read More »

Catholic Relics and Polish Catacombs [Kult America]

From menacing crypts to impressive castle towers. On today’s episode of Kult America we are visiting the City of Przemyśl. The Przemyśl Market Square is really amazing to me, because it’s so old. This place was actually built around the second half of the 14th century. And many of the original buildings are still in… Read More »

How The Persecuted Irish Travellers Survive The Modern World

MARY TURNER: There’s a great deal of prejudice in the United Kingdom towards Irish Travellers. You hear stories all the time about how dirty they are, how they leave conditions in terrible places, how unpleasant they are. And they were nothing like that. None of those stereotypes ever fitted. NARRATOR: Irish travelers are a nomadic… Read More »

How Brexit could create a crisis at the Irish border

As part of the European Union, the United Kingdom’s borders have been relatively open for years. Trade’s carried out freely with other member countries and people coming through only need to show their EU passport. But in June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU so that it could reassert control on its own… Read More »

Rescuing Ex-Muslims: Leaving Islam

if a person changes his religion from Islam to any other religion the punishment should be death I was attacked from nowhere I didn’t see it coming I knew I had to get out or that was it what do you think your brother will do if they found out you and aces killing me… Read More »

LIVING IN POLAND | 2019 | SHOULD YOU MOVE TO POLAND?

What’s up YouTube people and welcome to another episode of people of color in Poland. I’m sure that’s the name now. So today we have Ebby! Ebby. Ebby, where are you from? I’m from Nigeria, yeah. Born in — State. Right 042, shout out to 042. I haven’t heard a good area code shout out… Read More »