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The Digital Economy should be about Capital Creation 9:54min

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I don’t own the rights to this video. This speaker is talking about how some big technology companies are now more like financial companies because they’re mostly buying and selling other companies (because of the need to show ‘growth’ on […]

Philosophy: Augustine of Hippo 6:24min

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Note: I don’t own the rights to this video. This video comes from the School of Life’s youtube channel, which is a great library of clips for C1 and above listeners / readers who enjoy contemporary cultural topics and want to take in more complex language […]

The Tragedy of Wounded Knee (The Ghost Dance) 17:14min

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By 1980, no Indian people anywhere in the West lived freely on their own land — And even the reservations on which they struggled to survive were being broken up under the Dawes Act

Congress had […]

TED Talk by Brian Dettmer: Old Books Reborn as Art 6:10

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How to Sprout Seeds Using a Tray 6:12min

Singapore Travel Guide – Must-See Attractions 5:11min

This is a 10/10 introduction to the sights and attractions of Singapore! I like this video for English learning because it has a lot of place names (proper nouns) which are common features in the listening portions of language tests and also common in day-to-day conversation.

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One of the smallest and most […]

The 4 WORST Muscle Building Workout Mistakes Beginners Make 5:55min

Avoid these four newbie mistakes if you want to gain some muscles. He tells you the mistakes he made when he started body-building and some tips about eating and choosing and designing a program.

Here is the transcript for The 4 Worst Muscle Building Workout Mistakes Beginners

This clip includes very natural speech, full […]

Andy Borowitz at The Moth Storytelling Festival: “Unexpected Twist” Part 1 8:56min

Andy Borowitz (writer, comedian) tells the story of his life-threatening illness and what it taught him.

Warning: this video includes some taboo language / swearing

Here is the transcript for Andy Borowitz — Unexpected Twist Part I

How Wolves Change Rivers 4:33min

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This is video from Sustainable Man Youtube Channel about how wolves changed Yellowstone National Park. Note:I do not own the rights to this video. It’s a fast-paced video but worth listening and watching a few times — it’s an encouraging story, as well as a […]

The Hidden Costs of Hamburgers 7:52min

This is a video about how much beef is raised and consumed / eaten in America, and the impacts of that on the environment and human health. Here is the transcript for the Hidden Costs of Hamburgers

Protected Intersections For Bicyclists 5:58min

Protected Intersections For Bicyclists from Nick Falbo on Vimeo.

Urban planner Nick Falbo wants U.S. engineers to borrow a trick from the Dutch: use four design tricks to make intersections safer for cyclists. Here is the transcript

The Alarm is Going Off 8:50min

Overpopulated — BBC documentary

I do not own the rights to this video.

The transcript is available in 10 minute segments.

Here is the transcript for Overpopulated — BBC documentary Part I beginning to 10 min

Here is the transcript for Overpopulated — BBC documentary Part II 10 min to 20 min

And here is Overpopulated — […]

Yangshuo City in China 8:13min

This is a DIY video of a couple’s visit to Yangshou City in China … they see a Banyan Tree, do some bamboo rafting, hike along a beautiful river and show off the city’s attractions and the surrounding countryside.

Here is the transcript for Yangshuo City in China

Airbnb and Its Enemies: Who is Afraid of a $10-a-Night Sofa 5:47min

Here is the transcript for Airbnb and Its Enemies.

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