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Sunday Stuff โ€“ Edition #22

Sunday Stuff โ€“ Edition #22

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Skyler
ยทJan 8, 2023ยท

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Table of contents

  • Up First Podcast โ€“ The Best Way to Start Your Day
  • How the U.S. Should Have Spent the Afghanistan War Budget
  • How to Design Impenetrable Airport Security
  • How Electricity Gets to You
  • Capitalism And The American Pandemic Response

Up First Podcast โ€“ The Best Way to Start Your Day

๐ŸŽค A daily news podcast by NPR

Up First is a podcast I listen to every morning. It always has the latest news and information. On Sundays, they also do special editions with content like interviews and documentary-type episodes. Listen to this podcast to stay up-to-date on the latest news.


How the U.S. Should Have Spent the Afghanistan War Budget

๐Ÿ“น An 18-minute YouTube video by Second Thought

Did you know the U.S. spent over two trillion dollars on the Afghanistan war? That is 300 million dollars every day since the war started in 2001. Watch this video to learn how else we could have spent two trillion dollars.


How to Design Impenetrable Airport Security

๐Ÿ“น A 14-minute YouTube video by Wendover Productions

Airport security does not work well enough. Tests show 60% of people with illegal items get through TSA without being caught. Watch this video to learn how we could design impenetrable airport security.


How Electricity Gets to You

๐Ÿ“น A 17-minute YouTube video by Wendover Productions

The logistics of electricity delivery are insane. The power grid around is complex, with tons of failure points. Watch this video to learn how electricity gets to you.


Capitalism And The American Pandemic Response

๐Ÿ“น A 27-minute YouTube video by Second Thought

I have put this video at the bottom because it is political. The American pandemic response was terrible, and capitalism played a pivotal role. Watch this video to learn about the role of capitalism in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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