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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast


Oct 27, 2023

Why do warmer countries/closer to the equator tend to be poorer than colder countries? Is it the temperature? Was this always the case, throughout history?  Why did the Industrial Revolution happen in Europe and England instead of somewhere else?

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