20 Weird Clubs That Actually Exist

20 Weird Clubs That Actually Exist

Did you know there’s a special club just for people who have had their lives saved by an ejection seat? Pilots who activated their Martin-Baker ejection seats and lived to tell the tale are officially inducted into the Martin-Baker Ejection Tie Club. After surviving their harrowing ordeal, pilots receive a tie, tie pin, patch, certificate, …

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The Structure & Cost of US Health Care: Crash Course Sociology #44

The Structure & Cost of US Health Care: Crash Course Sociology #44

The health care system in America is…complicated. Doctors, hospitals, insurance and drug companies – it can be hard to navigate all the moving parts of healthcare, and it’s even harder if you’re trying to do it when you’re sick. Theory and statistics can give us a broad understanding of the social and cultural forces that …

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The Economics of Healthcare: Crash Course Econ #29

The Economics of Healthcare: Crash Course Econ #29

Adriene: Welcome to Crash Course Economics I’m Adriene Hill Jacob: and I’m Jacob Clifford. Today we are going to talk about the Economics of Healthcare. Healthcare is different than some of the other markets we’ve talked about. Adriene: If you’re having a heart attack, you’re not going to shop around for the hospital with the …

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Health Insurance Terms You Need to Know (in the U.S.)

Health Insurance Terms You Need to Know (in the U.S.)

Let’s start with a breathing exercise. Okay? In through the nose… and out through the mouth…. Today we’re getting into a calm frame of mind, because we’re gonna talk about health insurance. [♪♩INTRO] Health insurance can be a super confusing and frustrating thing to deal with. But it’s a huge part of adulting! Since we …

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The Core of a Business – Key Activities & Resources: Crash Course Business Entrepreneurship #8

The Core of a Business – Key Activities & Resources: Crash Course Business Entrepreneurship #8

What do entrepreneurs do all day? I’m not joking. What are we actually supposed to do all day? When someone says they’re “studying business” or they “work in business,” they could mean so many different things. They could be in marketing, sales, finance or human resources. So much goes into keeping a company running smoothly. …

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Why Can’t America Have a Grown-Up Healthcare Conversation?

Why Can’t America Have a Grown-Up Healthcare Conversation?

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. So, you know the Obamacare insurance exchanges that, depending on your political perspective, are either the cause of or the solution to so many of America’s health care problems? Only about six percent of Americans actually get their insurance through those exchanges. Now, that’s obviously very important to those six …

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Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. I want to talk today about why healthcare costs in the United States are so phenomenally, fascinatingly expensive, but first I have to blow your mind: Alright, so you’ve probably heard that the reason that people enjoy “free” healthcare in Australia and the UK and Canada, etc, etc is that …

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Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

As we launch into our final segment of Crash Course Sociology, I’m sure one of the things that you’ve learned by now is that sociology touches on everything. It helps us understand every aspect of society – even those that we think are strictly personal, like religion, sex, and gender. And the same is true …

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The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33

The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. history and Herbert Hoover’s here, which is never a good sign. Today we’re gonna return to two of my favorite topics: economics and inaccurate naming conventions. That’s right, we’re gonna be talking about the Great Depression, which was only great if you enjoy, like, being a …

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Psychology of Gaming: Crash Course Games #16

Psychology of Gaming: Crash Course Games #16

Hi, I’m André Meadows. This is Crash Course Games. In this episode, we’re going to explore the psychology behind games and see what leading experts have to say about why we play them and what they teach us about ourselves and others. Now, this is an episode on psychology which, well, is one of these …

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