Waitangi, home of the treaty – Roadside Stories
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Waitangi, home of the treaty – Roadside Stories

[Speech from 1940] On this day we are gathered together at this place to commemorate the greatest event in the annals of New Zealand’s history, the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. This great document, simple in form, fundamental in application, has stood the test of time in spirit and in letter. It has been […]

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Solar System 101 | National Geographic
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Solar System 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Our solar system is one of over 500 known solar systems in the entire Milky Way galaxy. The solar system came into being about 4.5 billion years ago, when a cloud of interstellar gas and dust collapsed, resulting in a solar nebula, a swirling disc of material that collided to form the solar […]

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Geography Now! LUXEMBOURG
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Geography Now! LUXEMBOURG

We are so lucky today, because we are doing, Luck-sembourg (Luxembourg)! Yeah! Just make sure you don’t call it Little Switzerland, Okay? Hey everybody I am your host Barbs! I once had a conversation with a German guy, and it kind of went like this: Hey, so what’s interesting in Luxembourg like what do people […]

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Why Socrates Hated Democracy

We are used to thinking very highly of democracy – and by extension, of Ancient Athens, the civilisation that gave rise to it. The Parthenon has become almost a byword for democratic values, which is why so many leaders of democracies like to be photographed there. It’s therefore very striking to discover that one of […]

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