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Experience the 2,000-year time shift:
Merry Christmas, everyone!
Fröhliche Weihnachten aus dem verschneiten Berlin!!!
....von Daniel und Claudia
The Joy of Stats - BBC Four
"Earth From Above" is the result of the aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand's five-year airborne odyssey across six continents. It's a spectacular presentation of large scale photographs of astonishing natural landscapes. Every stunning aerial photograph tells a story about our changing planet.
Watch ten centuries passing Europe, compressed into 5 minutes:
Click here to see them:
The teacher said, "Let's begin by reviewing some American History. Who said 'Give me liberty, or give me death'?"
She saw a sea of blank faces, except for little Johnny, a bright Navajo Indian boy, who had his hand up: "Patrick Henry, 1775," he said.
"Very good! Who said, 'Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth?'"
Again, no response except from little Johnny, "Abraham Lincoln, 1863." The teacher snapped at the class, "Class, you should be ashamed, little Johnny knows more about history than you do."
Watch it in HD on the full screen by clicking on the symbol in the lower right, starting the movie, then choosing a higher resolution.
It doesn't have any spell binding story. It is mostly a technology demonstration, so don't expect too much.