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What If China Invades Russia?

What If China Invades Russia?



Russian president Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have a positive relationship for now. But as Russia goes to war with Ukraine, what would happen if the Chinese invaded Russia?

The Chinese army has over 2 million troops, double Russia’s military force. But Russia has more nukes. And neither of these turbulent countries have seen war in years. What would happen if China invaded Russia?

What could turn China against Russia? How would it impact Russia’s already- low resources from the war in Ukraine? And what would happen if this war went nuclear?

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00:00 China-Russia invasion
00:51 China-Russia relations
01:37 Russian resource drain
01:54 American reaction
03:00 Fighting styles
05:01 Allies

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What If Putin Died?

What If Putin Died?



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Vladimir Putin, a former intelligence officer-turned-president took Russia from a defeated Cold War relic to the most feared superpower in Eurasia. Now Putin, who many have called a modern-day Adolf Hitler, is dead. The consequences will be dire.

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00:00 What If Putin Died?
02:06 Power vacuum
03:11 Real life GOT
04:21 Military coup?
05:45 Economy

If Putin died, who would replace him?

Could Vladimir Putin’s death stop the spread of war in Ukraine?

And why could this lead to civil war in Russia?

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What If We Were a Type III Civilization?

What If We Were a Type III Civilization?



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Imagine having the ability to live forever, travel anywhere in the universe, and harness enough power to create wormholes. Well, if you’re part of the ultra-exclusive Type III civilization club, these are just some of the everyday luxuries available. So, how could feeble Earthlings get to this level of power? But more importantly, should we even try? How would our lives transform as a Type III civilization? Would technology work for us or against us? What would it take to get to a Type IV Civilization?

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What If a New Continent Formed Tomorrow?

What If a New Continent Formed Tomorrow?



A brand new continent has emerged in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. A process that would typically take millions of years happened overnight. How would this disrupt the Earth’s fragile geography? How would global superpowers deal with a new strategic territory up for grabs? And would this new landmass be good for humanity? Or would it have terrible consequences?

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What If You Brought Modern Technology to the Middle Ages?

What If You Brought Modern Technology to the Middle Ages?



The Middle Ages, a time when you were more likely to die on the toilet than take a bath. And now you’re going there with an educational mission. It’s up to you now. Let’s show the Middle Ages how it’s done. Would you be tried as a witch? Could you cure all diseases? Or would you accidentally create a new pandemic? Would you be able to discover electricity? Will smallpox be cured? What are garderobes?

00:00 Going to the Middle Ages
00:46 Middle Ages Science
01:58 European Hygiene and Medicine
03:55 Discovering Electricity

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