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* In "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=569XsBCxkCE Because Games Matter: How Video Games Saved my Life]]", the description of Zhenghua Yang (also known as Z)'s illness. A nosebleed that lasts fourteen hours? Kind of unsettling, but not too bad. When he went to the ER the next day, he found that his platelet counts were at ''one tenth of one percent of normal levels '''and still dropping'''''. He began spontaneously bleeding from his body and forming bruises, even passing out from blood loss. When he came to, a nurse told him he was going to die in a few hours and handed him his will. And the worst part? ''The doctors had no idea what was causing it.'' In the comments, Z revealed he had a rare autoimmune disease that caused his white blood cells to attack his platelets.



* In "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=569XsBCxkCE Because Games Matter: How Video Games Saved my Life]]", the description of Zhenghua Yang (also known as Z)'s illness. A nosebleed that lasts fourteen hours? Kind of unsettling, but not too bad. When he went to the ER the next day, he found that his platelet counts were at ''one tenth of one percent of normal levels '''and still dropping'''''. He began spontaneously bleeding from his body and forming bruises, even passing out from blood loss. When he came to, a nurse told him he was going to die in a few hours and handed him his will. And the worst part? ''The doctors had no idea what was causing it.'' In the comments, Z revealed he had a rare autoimmune disease that caused his white blood cells to attack his platelets.



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* Sesame Credit, an upcoming social platform by the Chinese government that rewards users with gifts and discounts for being good patriotic citizens while punishing users who aren't. The way it secretly controls the masses is very similar to [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]].



* Sesame Credit, an upcoming social platform by the Chinese government that rewards users with gifts and discounts for being good patriotic citizens while punishing users who aren't. The way it secretly controls the masses is very similar to [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]].


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* The video on the Warsaw Uprising is chilling, depicting the unhinged brutality of the Nazis, backstabbing of the Soviets, and helpless situation of the Polish population.

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* The video on the Warsaw Uprising is chilling, depicting the unhinged brutality of the Nazis, backstabbing of the Soviets, and helpless situation of the Polish population.population.

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* Their video on the [[Myth/AztecMythology Aztec Founding Myth]] was the very first to include a trigger warning and there is a very good reason for that, including among other things graphic dismemberment and skinning.


* The series on the UsefulNotes/IrishPotatoFamine has several, from the bleak backdrop of the system, the descriptions of hungry, destitute and desperate people, and up to the negligent-at-best and [[KillThePoor outright-malignant-at-worst]] British government.

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* The series on the UsefulNotes/IrishPotatoFamine has several, from the bleak backdrop of the system, the descriptions of hungry, destitute and desperate people, and up to the negligent-at-best and [[KillThePoor outright-malignant-at-worst]] British government.government.
* The video on the Warsaw Uprising is chilling, depicting the unhinged brutality of the Nazis, backstabbing of the Soviets, and helpless situation of the Polish population.


* ''Everything'' about the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Denmark_Strait Battle of the Denmark Strait]] in Part 2 of their "Hunt the Bismarck" series. From the search for the ''Bismark'' in the foggy weather and the ensuing desperate battle, to the destruction of the ''Hood'', to the hit on the ''Prince of Wales'' bridge. Particularly the part where the ''Wales''' navigation officer attempts to raise the bridge above to ask if everyone's alright, only to get blood dripping through the voice pipe as a response.

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* ''Everything'' about the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Denmark_Strait Battle of the Denmark Strait]] in Part 2 of their "Hunt the Bismarck" series. From the search for the ''Bismark'' in the foggy weather and the ensuing desperate battle, to the destruction of the ''Hood'', to the hit on the ''Prince of Wales'' bridge. Particularly the part where the ''Wales''' ''Wales'' navigation officer attempts to raise the bridge above to ask if everyone's alright, only to get blood dripping through the voice pipe as a response.response. And the part where a colossal explosion tears the ''Hood'' in half, and the bridge crew don't initially know how badly damaged they've been... and then the shredded corpses of their shipmates begin to rain down from the sky onto the stricken ship, an image so horrific it had to be portrayed in silhouette. And the final blow: a friendly destroyer arriving after the battle, grimly prepared to rescue and treat hundreds of injured sailors from the ''Hood's'' crew of 1418. They rescue '''three.'''

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** Sinking the ''Bismarck'' turns the British forces to this. They pound the great battleship relentlessly and scores of Kriegsmarine sailors run along the deck to get the hell off their ship. Some even try to surrender, but they're shelled down in the coming salvos. The British ships' chaplains ''beg'' their captains to stop shooting so they can pick up survivors, but the captains are having none of it. They have orders to sink the ''Bismarck'', no matter what. We knew it was personal, but Jesus.


* The series on the UsefulNotes/IrishPotatoFamine has several, from the bleak backdrop of the system, the descriptions of hungry, destitute and desperate people, and up to the negligent-at-best and outright-malignant-at-worst British government.

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* The series on the UsefulNotes/IrishPotatoFamine has several, from the bleak backdrop of the system, the descriptions of hungry, destitute and desperate people, and up to the negligent-at-best and outright-malignant-at-worst [[KillThePoor outright-malignant-at-worst]] British government.


** There's no picture of a mushroom cloud. No fireball. Just the lone B-29, casting it's shadow over the Japanese islands.

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** There's no picture of a mushroom cloud. No fireball. Just the lone B-29, casting it's shadow over the Japanese islands.islands.
* The series on the UsefulNotes/IrishPotatoFamine has several, from the bleak backdrop of the system, the descriptions of hungry, destitute and desperate people, and up to the negligent-at-best and outright-malignant-at-worst British government.


* Episode 2 of Saipan, Suicide Island ends on a somber note, describing [[NuclearOption one plane taking off, and heading to it 's target]].

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* Episode 2 of Saipan, Suicide Island ends on a somber note, describing [[NuclearOption one plane taking off, and heading to it 's its target]].

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* The whole of the Cuban Missile Crisis episode. The number of times you realize that a random bear or a technical issue or a single vote or the wrong people to handle nuclear armament almost caused the end of all life on Earth... By the end of it all, you will be amazed we're still alive.


* Episode 2 of Saipan, Suicide Island ends on a somber note, describing [[TheNuclearOption one plane taking off, and heading to it 's target]].
-->''A lone B-29 bomber lifted off from Tinian airfield overnight, MPs had kept troops away from the airfield and it's odd, specially built loading pit. The B-29 hit it's rendezvous point then turned towards Hiroshima.

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* Episode 2 of Saipan, Suicide Island ends on a somber note, describing [[TheNuclearOption [[NuclearOption one plane taking off, and heading to it 's target]].
-->''A lone B-29 bomber lifted off from Tinian airfield overnight, MPs [[[=MPs=]] had kept troops away from the airfield aircraft and it's odd, specially built loading pit. The B-29 hit it's rendezvous point then turned towards Hiroshima.


** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FAA-rhA2Qo The Cytokine Storm]] [[note]]named after the extreme immune response the flu triggered which can produce so much fluid in an attempt to literally flush out the sickness that it fills up the lungs, which end up being inflamed and unable to produce oxygen, causing the patients to turn slowly blue and drown in their own fluids[[/note]], the ending theme of the series, would not be out of place in a horror movie or game, and in places sounds like a funeral dirge. Fitting, as the topic has been described as a horror story in the first episode and several episodes emphasised people running out of coffins, the material to make coffins, or people to dig the graves.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FAA-rhA2Qo The Cytokine Storm]] [[note]]named after the extreme immune response the flu triggered which can produce so much fluid in an attempt to literally flush out the sickness that it fills up the lungs, which end up being inflamed and unable to produce oxygen, causing the patients to turn slowly blue and drown in their own fluids[[/note]], the ending theme of the series, would not be out of place in a horror movie or game, and in places sounds like a funeral dirge. Fitting, as the topic has been described as a horror story in the first episode and several episodes emphasised people running out of coffins, the material to make coffins, or people to dig the graves.graves.
* Episode 2 of Saipan, Suicide Island ends on a somber note, describing [[TheNuclearOption one plane taking off, and heading to it 's target]].
-->''A lone B-29 bomber lifted off from Tinian airfield overnight, MPs had kept troops away from the airfield and it's odd, specially built loading pit. The B-29 hit it's rendezvous point then turned towards Hiroshima.
** There's no picture of a mushroom cloud. No fireball. Just the lone B-29, casting it's shadow over the Japanese islands.


* In Episode 3 of the "Spanish Flu", the plague has gotten so bad people are literally dropping off horses or walking along then collapsing on the sidewalk, dead. Without warning. The virus is so lethal it kills people in just twelve hours, making the bubonic plague look lethargic in comparison.

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* In Episode 3 of the "Spanish Flu", the plague has gotten so bad people are literally dropping off horses or walking along then collapsing on the sidewalk, dead. Without warning. Keep in mind these are civilians, and even the doctors and nurses are falling ill. The virus is so lethal it kills people in just twelve hours, making the bubonic plague look lethargic in comparison.comparison.
** Several episodes mention it, but at the time, nobody was sure what caused it, a bacillus or a virus. One expert described looking for a cure and a vaccine like "fighting a ghost". Even now, when we know the strain that caused it, we are no closer to knowing how it came to be and how many exactly died.



** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FAA-rhA2Qo The Cytokine Storm]], the ending theme of the series would not be out of place in a horror movie or game, and in places sounds like a funeral dirge. Fitting, as the topic has been described as a horror story in the first episode and several episodes emphasised people running out of coffins, the material to make coffins, or people to dig the graves.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FAA-rhA2Qo The Cytokine Storm]], Storm]] [[note]]named after the extreme immune response the flu triggered which can produce so much fluid in an attempt to literally flush out the sickness that it fills up the lungs, which end up being inflamed and unable to produce oxygen, causing the patients to turn slowly blue and drown in their own fluids[[/note]], the ending theme of the series series, would not be out of place in a horror movie or game, and in places sounds like a funeral dirge. Fitting, as the topic has been described as a horror story in the first episode and several episodes emphasised people running out of coffins, the material to make coffins, or people to dig the graves.

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