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CGP Grey mini-documentary: Humans Need Not Apply

CGP Grey has outdone himself and created a mini-documentary that is 15 minutes long. It is not easy to create such a thing when he had to work a week to get one 3 minute long video in place. So, kudos to CGP Grey which has 1.8 million views for the video from above. Humans […]

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Family Tree explained by CGP Grey

CGP Grey took a lot of time to create the video from above in which he explains what the family tree is and how its built. Basically it all comes down to creating a simple graph in which you place your forefathers above you and your successors below you, with some ramifications on the sides. […]

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CGP Grey: the strange history of Hong Kong and Macau

Hong Kong and Macau are a sort of countries, not totally free from Chinese influence, but they do have a sort of autonomy, with their own passports, police and currency. CGP Grey went on to investigate the strange history of wanna-be states and the conclusion is that we won’t know if they are really free […]

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CGP Grey on jury duty: you can obtain jury nullification

In US, the jury can choose: guilty or not, but CGP Grey says that there is a third option: jury nullification. Jury nullification: when the defendant is 100% guilty, but the jury thinks he shouldn’t be punished. Talking about nullification can get you arrested, so watch out. Also, jury nullification is not in the law, […]

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Q&A with CGP Grey: find out more about the YouTube superstar

I love the videos CGP Grey creates as they are thorough, packed with information and they explain almost impossible entanglements in social and political world . He also explains daylight saving time, Vatican City, How EU is built, Why Netherlands is so complicated and Why Canadian pennies cost more to make than they’re worth. Now […]

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Thought that UK has a complicated structure? Checkout out EU too.

CGP Grey has created another awesome video explaining how the EU is organized. When he explained how UK is organized I thought that only they had this convoluted way to structuring their country. Well, EU has that too. Check out Netherlands or London too

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How to become a Pope!

Many have mocked the Pope for resigning and hey might be right to do so. I do not agree with a human being god over all the believers of a religion. Anyways, CGP Grey has investigated the route a catholic needs to walk on in order to become a Pope. You may become a Pope […]

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Thought UK vs England vs Commonwealth vs Crown is hard to understand? Try The Netherlands vs Holland

CGP Grey follows the path of strange geopolitical boundaries and uncovers the mystery of The Netherlands, which is not the same as Holland, which is not the same as The Kingdom of The Netherlands, which is not the same as The Dutch Caribbean. To summarize: 6 Caribbean islands, 4 countries, 12 provinces, 2 Hollands, 2 […]

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The (well hidden) City of London

Things are like this: The City of London is a city inside London, which is inside a country named England, which is inside a country named UK. Talking about Inception movie, the brits really invented this 😀 C.G. P. Grey does a lot of research in some of the most exotic subjects there are in […]

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Death to pennies or how can a coin worth less than it’s value [video]

Well, that it interesting. CGP Grey explains how managed the pennies to cost more than their value. Better said, the manufacturing of penny coins costs more than one and a half pennies for each coin. What?! Something is plain wrong here. Really. Money should have a value. We get this. But if the money cost […]

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