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Cross Cultural Intimacy
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Cross Cultural Intimacy

This episode of Sexplanations is my best effort to share textbook knowledge of other cultures as well as the personal experiences some of you have offered. It’s important to note that cultures change over time and though we may think

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Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds
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Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds

Let’s pause here. I’m driving on the road that separates Haiti from the Dominican Republic. Right here. It’s the border that divides two very different countries. If you’re born in Haiti, you’re 2.5 times more likely to die as a

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India’s Geography Problem
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India’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your web presence for 10% by going to squarespace.com/Wendover. India is a bit of an anomaly on the world stage. It’s a massive 1.2 billion person strong country stretching thousands of miles

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Brazil’s Geography Problem
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Brazil’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn from 21,000 classes for free for two months at https://skl.sh/wendover3. There are plenty of lines you can draw on the globe but perhaps none is more consequential than the equator. Of the

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China’s Geography Problem
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China’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your custom website for 10% off by going to squarespace.com/wendover. China is a country both blessed and cursed by geography. On one hand its land has allowed the country to grow to

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Russia’s Geography Problem
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Russia’s Geography Problem

This is a Wendover Productions video made possible by Backblaze and in collaboration with Alternate History Hub and Real Life Lore. Russia is immense–it spans 5,000 miles across, 2,000 miles vertically12, crosses 11 time zones3, borders everywhere from Norway to

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Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa
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Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa

If you zoom in to Morocco, you’ll see a tiny wedge of land that stands out from its surroundings. This little bit of land is surrounded by one of the most fortified borders on the planet. Right outside the border

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