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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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Three big 10s: bets, vinegar lifehacks and countries that don’t officially exist

Quirkology has always interesting stuff to show off. For example, turn a bottle upside down and put it on a table. Under it put a dollar bill. Ask someone to take the bill without touching the bottle. You simply hit the table with the fist at the same time time you draw the bill quickly […]

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