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    Japanese Bullet Train Shinkansen Explained|外国人が新幹線に乗ってみた!
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    Japanese Bullet Train Shinkansen Explained|外国人が新幹線に乗ってみた!

    October 19, 2019


    Hey guys, we are on the shinkansen tracks right now we are heading to Kyoto and we are taking the Nozomi and we have reserved seats so basically we are guaranteed a seat and I guess I will show you guys what it looks inside of a shinkansen! There are two types of cars, the green car and the normal car. You can tell by that sign in the left corner. So we took the green car to Tokyo and rode the normal reserved car to Kyoto. The normal cars consist of free seating, which is the cheapest and reserved seating, which is a little bit more expensive or you can ride the green car, which is a basically like business class on an airplane. In both cars, someone will check your ticket and stamp it. I guess the only difference is for the green car a female will come? and for the normal car, a male will come? lol In both cars, there will also be somebody to serve you food and beverages if you want to buy them. In the green car, the lady will give you a wet towel… One thing you have to buy is a shinkansen bento box. A little overpriced but such good food. In both cars, you can relax nicely and don’t worry about your battery, they will both have outlets! Snapchatting on a Shinkansen! Or you can just piss off your little sister… We are facing each other. I have to look at this girl now. Look at this girl. PISSED! lol The biggest difference between these two cars are the chairs. Can’t recline much on the normal cars, which means unconformable sleeping… She seems like she agrees. But in the green car, your chair can recline about 70% as seen here. And you can face each other! Look how smooth the train rides… Look at this material. It’s all like furry furry, fluffy fluffy. nice cushion… Since we turned our chair around there’s no back side of a chair obviously… so there’s no table but there’s a table right here, a portable table that you can take out like an airplane awesome! We also have a light switch like an airplane right here… So if you click this button, Oh snap! if you push this button, this light on the chair goes on…sweeeeeet All right guys, we are right now in this little area where the bathroom is and we are going to check out the bathrooms because the bathrooms here are really high tech! So it looks like…like a circle and over there it says “vacant”…right? so if you press the green button automatically opens…and look how big this bathroom is! but but in order to close this door… so now we are inside… to close it, press the red button if you don’t, it closes on its own… and boom! Automatically closes… So this is a normal bathroom… open it up and just like an airplane kind of bathroom look kind of small too automatically goes down, if you press that and up there…automatically flushing… The green car bathroom area is also nicer as seen here! Did you hear that song? This is the song you will hear when the shinkansen is coming to a stop. Make sure to check above the door to see where the shinkansen is stopping in both English and Japanese.

    Light Rail Kings Pre-Party Pt. 2
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    Light Rail Kings Pre-Party Pt. 2

    October 19, 2019


    . WELCOME BACK BACK. WE MADE IT TO THE GOLD ESPECIALLY ONE CENTER. THERE IS THE VIP ENTRANCE. I GUESS I SHOULD KEEP WALKING RIGHT? THAT IS NOT MY ENTRANCE. LOOK — I HAVE A GROUP. A MOBILE PARTY. I LOVE THIS. LOOK AT THIS. THE OFFICIAL PARTY STARTER IS RIGHT HERE. RIGHT THERE. THANK YOU FOR FINALLIA RAVING TO THE PARTY. YOU GOT IT. WE ARE CLEARLY EARLY. LET’S KEEP WALKING TO GET THE FRONT VIEW. HERE IS HOW EASY THIS WAS. WE PICKED UP RT AT THE FRANKLIN STATION DOWN IN THE SOUTH AREA. SOUTH SACRAMENTO. WE HOPPED ON ABOUT 40 MINUTES LATER WE ARE HERE AND WE JUST HOPPED OF THERE. SUPER EASY AND THEY MAKE IT NICE AND PRETTY. THEY HAVE DIFFERENT RIGHTS FOR ALL THE DIFFERENT GAMES. THEY ARE PURPLE TODAY. WE ARE WALKING ONE, TWO BLOCKS AND THERE IS THE FRONT OF THE GOLDEN ONE CENTER. LOOKING FANTASTIC. THEY ARE MADE IT SUPER EASY. I SHOWED YOU THE APP. IT’S FREE. I DON’T THINK I SAID THAT TO YOU LAST TIME. IT’S FREE TO RIDE ALL DAY. WE HAVE EXTENDED HOURS SO IT’LL GO AN HOUR LATER. NOW CAN WE TALK ABOUT THE PARTY? HERE IS THE PARTY ANIMALS WITH ME THIS MORNING. THEY HAVE — TODAY YOU ARE MOVING THE PARTY ON THE RT TODAY? YEAH. PEOPLE CAN LOOK FORWARD TO — DIFFERENT PARTY STARTERS GIVE AWAY FREE ITEMS ON THE TRAIN, DOING TRIVIA AND WE WILL DO THIS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. THROUGHOUT THE REST THE YEAR. PARTIES AT DIFFERENT STATIONS. I AM THERE. HAPPENINGFROM FOUR TO SIX AND OUR KEYWORDS, SAFE, CONVENIENT, CLEAN RIGHT? RIGHT. THOSE ARE THREE WORDS, HIGH FIVE. DON’T LEAVE ME HANGING. THERE YOU GO. AGAIN YOU CAN HOP ON AT ANY OF THE STATIONS. HAVE YOU — YOU CAN JUST GET YOUR APP AND FIND YOUR ROUTE AND BUY YOUR TICKETS THROUGH THERE AS WELL. EASY IF YOU RIDE RT TO GET YOURSELF TO THE GOLDEN ONE CENTER. IT’S SCC SAFE, CONVENIENT CLEAN, ALL VERY IMPORTANT WHEN YOU RIDE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. YOU ROCK.

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    Ukraine Train Ride (1st Class) from Kiev to Lviv travel vlog

    October 19, 2019


    Well hello hello. It is almost time to check out of our apartment
    here in Kiev (Киев). Our host is going to be coming any minute. Any minute. So we have to finish packing up. Yeah, like what happened to the what we had
    9 nights just boom. Oh my gosh. We had over a week here. Crazy. Yeah. That is one of the fastest stays we’ve ever
    had anywhere. The time just flew by. We were tired, we also had a lot of work to
    do and we also just really enjoyed being here so. Yeah. So it is time to get going. Sam has been. I’ve actually been responding to YouTube comments. Youtube comments. Yeah, getting caught up. I’m way behind on that too. Sam’s favorite thing. Favorite thing. I love when you guys leave us comments. I try to get back to all of them. Yeah. I know I’m really behind because of last week
    but. I read them but Sam answers. Yeah, that is true. Um but yeah anyways I need to finish packing
    so we’ll see you guys in a bit and yeah we’ll be heading to the train station soon. Beep noise. Update. Nice and sweaty because there are no escalators
    or elevators in any of the metro stations we’ve seen. At least not to get into the station. Yeah. But anyways we’re at Tietrana. Two stops to the train station. Let’s go. But there is going to be a nice long escalator
    ride to get to the platform. Yeah. These escalators here in Kyiv (Київ) are
    epic. Absolutely epic. Train sounds. Made it to the train station. We sure have. Now that we’re leaving Kiev (Київ), I
    want to talk about my favorite experiences here in this city. That is riding the metro. Metro. First reason I like it is that it is so cheap. It is only 5 in local currency which is actually
    less than 20 US cents per ride. So you’ve gotta love that. And then the other thing that is really cool
    is just like how deep it is underground. You have these epic escalator rides to get
    there. And then but the third thing that is kind
    of cool is just how busy it is too. Like all times of day that we’ve taken rides
    it has been packed. Like people really use it and you can see
    why. It is affordable and it is just a great way
    to get around. And it is also very rustic and noisy and makes
    a lot of you know. It makes a lot of noise while you’re on it
    and you also like it has very abrupt stops and sometimes if you don’t brace yourself
    you actually feel like you’re going to get like tossed over. But it is really cool. Definitely take the metro if you’re in Kiev
    (Київ). So we’ve made it to the train station. Tickets in hand. And we’ve just looked at the departure board. I would like to point out that is the worst
    departure board I’ve ever seen in my life. First of all the letters are like bright red
    and neon green. And you stare at it for like 3 seconds and
    it starts blinding you. So not very helpful but we did find another
    old fashioned sign that actually announces our train so we’ve got a bit of time. Going to get some lunch and yeah that is the
    update. Hahaha. What do you got? We are having a McDonalds lunch just because
    it was convenient. Yeah. So large french fries, orange juice, chocolate
    muffin for the road and I’m water fasting so I get to watch you eat. Sam is on one of his fasts. Yeah. Anyways, sometimes McDonald’s is actually
    not a bad place to hang out if you’re at a busy station especially if you’ve got time
    to kill. Because you know like you kind of you’re getting
    reliable food, you know what you’re getting anyways. The other thing too is like you can sit down
    for a while and like you can stay you can kill time. And the other thing that is kind of cool is
    that you get access to decent washrooms too because you don’t know if you’re always going
    to get those in certain stations. So we have all of that and we have quite a
    bit of time to kill. Our train leaves at shortly after 2 right? Yep. And right now it is only 12:54. Well someone has picked up a new talent. One of my many talents. Learning to read Cyrillic. I know the first one says muffin chocolate. That is my chocolate muffin. This one says free which is my fries. And the next one is juice. So yeah. And you know what? All of that food came to less than $3 US dollars. That is like about two seventy five or something. Pretty cheap. How are them fries? Crispy. Crispy. Maybe double or triple fried. Seriously? Okay, so we’ve killed all the time we needed
    to. And so our train is leaving in about a half
    hour so we’re back in the station. We are platform 2. Now we just have to find that. And it is quite a grand station I must say. It is beautiful. Okay, so we’ve got our seats. And what is really cool is we upgraded to
    1st class. It wasn’t that much more. We’ll let you know the price of the ticket
    a little bit later on. But if you take a look over here you can see
    how it has different classes. So if it was second class there would be 6
    people but because it is only first there is 4 of us and that gives us lots of rooms
    for our baggage. We’ll show you as we go in. Check out that. And that is where we are sitting. We have basically those 3 seats on the bottom. Right there. Alright, so now would be a good time to talk
    about the tickets. And it is noisy. The train is just taking off. Anyways, we paid just over 500 which is about
    roughly $20 US dollars and this is for the fastest train possible to Lviv (Львів). And it takes about five hours and forty minutes
    so we’re going to be on here for a little while. But it is quite comfortable. I’m glad that we paid for 1st class because
    we’re going to be able to get some work done. Apparently, there is tea service so hopefully
    we get that too. What are you having? Chai. Tea. Complimentary? I think we paid for it. Haha. This is so hot. And we in case you’re wondering we are moving. English breakfast. I like the cups. They are nice and fancy. Look at that. I think it is just a glass of fancy cup. Sam has been sleeping the whole time. Train station noise. And just like that we’ve been teleported to
    our apartment here in Lviv (Львів). Um, so yeah we arrived right on time. Our AirBNB host was waiting for us at the
    train station. We hopped in his car and he drove us here
    which is so rare. No one has ever picked us up. Which was super awesome. Um but yeah we’re really really hungry so
    we are going to save the apartment tour for another day. Another video. Right now we need dinner. Let’s go. We’ll take you along for food though. Street noises. So we are staying in a super residential neighborhood
    so there are not a whole lot of restaurants around but we found a hotel and they have
    a restaurant. So we’re in here. Right now we are the only guests. The last couple just left but they have like
    all of these animals. Looking at me everywhere. Look. There is a cow looking at you. Cow. And where is the other one? There is goats and sheep. Where are those? Okay, let’s get a tour. Hi, cow. Over here are the goats and sheep. And last but not least we’ve got a bird. Food is here. Food is here. I’m so hungry. Like I said I was water fasting earlier on. 24 hours without food so I’m ready to eat. So this is varenyky. Varenyky. Sorry and these are like the dumplings. The Ukrainian dumplings. They are delicious. We’ve been eating them a lot since we’ve come
    to the Ukraine (Україна). What filling did you get this time? I got potato and cheese. Ooh. And let’s take it for a swim in the sour cream. Sour cream. Everything tastes better with sour cream in
    the Ukraine (Україна). You know the food came really fast. I’m impressed. It is so good. I honest can’t give you a very truthful assessment
    I’m so hungry I think anything would be tasty to me right now. It is all wonderful. It is all wonderful right now. And for myself I ordered the potato pancakes
    with chicken and a mushroom cream sauce. Mmmhmm. It looks pretty good. Sam is already eating out of my bowl. I haven’t even had any yet. It is good. It is like a stack. It is a stack. That is a huge stack of potato pancakes. It is really good in a creamy sauce. Oh my gosh. The creamy sauce is awesome and it also has
    mushrooms too. Chicken. Mmmm. Isn’t that awesome? Oh my gosh. Wow. This place is good. This is a hotel restaurant. We may be coming back here. It is a hotel restaurant. I think it is the only restaurant nearby our
    apartment. Hahaha. We’ve just finished our entrees. What are the options now? What could happen? Well, we’ve been waiting a little while. It is either going to be chicken, a cheque,
    chicken and cheque or none of the above. Chicken steak. Oh, wonderful. Thank you. It came. It came. It came. Wonderful. Wonderful. A second ago it came and they offered us a
    cheque so we thought maybe they just didn’t get the main. They forgot the chicken. But now it is here. And it is a lonely chicken. It is not bad. It is cooked with barbecue sauce. Nice. Mmmhmm. I’m hungry. And this is it. We’re ending off the video. We’re tired. We’re well fed. Ready for bed. I don’t know why but traveling by train it
    always just makes me so sleepy and like leaves me all groggy. I think it is the rocking back and forth. Um but yeah Sam is waving goodbye. He’s going to watch some Youtube and go to
    sleep. I’m so tired. And that is that. We are really excited to be in this city (Lviv)
    and we look forward to sharing some videos with you guys soon. But for now goodnight. Goodnight everyone. Bye.

    Trains for Children | Fun Train Song by Blippi
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    Trains for Children | Fun Train Song by Blippi

    October 18, 2019


    ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ It’s rolling on the tracks,
    going to get there fast, yeah. ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ I can spend all day
    watching you go choo-choo. ♪ ♪ All across the country there are
    many train tracks ♪ ♪ and so many trains that
    roll on through. ♪ ♪ I can only imagine how much fun
    I’ll be having ♪ ♪ if I was ridding on the caboose ♪ ♪ That’s the back of the train ♪ ♪ I tried to count all the train cars,
    but there are so many flying by! ♪ ♪ One ♪ ♪ Two ♪ ♪ Three ♪ ♪ Four ♪ ♪ And there is even more! ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ It’s rolling on the tracks,
    it’s going to get there fast, yeah. ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ I can spend all day
    watching you go choo-choo. ♪ ♪ Some trains are made
    to transport people. ♪ ♪ I’ve been on one, how about you? ♪ ♪ Some move cargo for miles and miles ♪ ♪ Some move oil or fruit ♪ ♪ Every time a train goes by,
    I wonder what could be inside! ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ It’s rolling on the tracks,
    going to get there fast. ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ I can spend all day
    watching you go choo-choo. ♪ ♪ Trains are powered by a locomotive ♪ ♪ Now let’s do the
    locomotive locomotion. ♪ ♪ You pull all the whole train
    all by yourself ♪ ♪ and you only have to say one thing! ♪ ♪ Chugga-Chugga-Chugga-Chugga ♪ ♪ Chugga-Chugga-Chugga-Chugga ♪ ♪ Chugga-Chugga-Chugga-Chugga ♪ ♪ Chugga-Chugga-Chugga-Chuggaaaaa ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ It’s rolling on the tracks,
    it’s going to get there fast, yeah. ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ ♪ I can spend all day
    watching you go choo-choo. ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, choo-choo,
    here comes the train. ♪ ♪ Choo-choo, here comes the train ♪ That was so much fun watching,
    singing and dancing to the train song with you! Hey, if you liked my show and you want
    to watch some more of my videos all you’ve got to do is type in
    my name into the internet. You know my name. Yeah, it’s Blippi! B-L-I-P-P-I. Good job! Now you know
    how to say and spell my name. Blippi! Until next time kids.
    Bye bye.

    Peek Inside New York’s Secret Subway Station | Fast Company
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    Peek Inside New York’s Secret Subway Station | Fast Company

    October 18, 2019


    (techno music) – It’s really weird,
    like, we heard this works, and we have read this works,
    but there’s nobody else on the train. When everyone else gets
    off this train we get on. We’re riding the six to
    the closed City Hall stop. I’m Mark Wilson, and you have to see this. (upbeat music) The other thing you’ll notice, there’s no sign for it. It doesn’t say that there’s
    a six train that runs here at all but, as we found out there is. So we just got on the last
    stop of the six train, and we’re about to go see the
    historic City Hall station, which is actually not
    open for people to visit, but starting in the 1990s, the
    MTA actually allowed visitors to stay on the train during this part. They used to kick people off. Supposedly you see the view
    the best from the back cars because the station was
    actually curved, so I dunno, I dunno when, when we see what. – [Cameraman] Exactly. – And I hope we’re on the right side. (Train screeching) Okay, heres the City Hall Station You see the signs. (cameraman groans) We just did it once and it was over before it started almost. We didn’t realize exactly
    what we were looking for. Here comes another six round two. Now we know what we’re looking for. (train screeching) So this is also the loudest
    train I’ve ever been on. There we go, that’s it. City hall, so it’s really. It’s really quite beautiful
    but it is very dark. You know, nobody wants
    to look like a tourist, but in this case, it’s pretty
    cool to look like a tourist. It’s like New York City is your speakeasy and for the price of an MTA
    ticket, you’re one of the special people with the private keys.

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    Number Train | Learn to Count from 1 to 100 for Kids in English

    October 18, 2019


    Welcome back to Brain Candy TV Hey Brainiacs, check it out… Here comes the numbers train! Let’s read the numbers and see if we can count
    the all of the objects on the train! One One sailboat Two One, two, sports cars Three One, two, three tractors Four One, two, three, four bicycles Five One, two, three, four, five trophies Six One, two, three, four, five, six butterflies Seven One, two, three, four, five, six, seven soccer balls Eight One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight balloons Nine One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight nine hamburgers Ten One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten rockets! Great job! Now let’s count up to twenty! Eleven Twelve Thirteen Fourteen Fifteen Sixteen Seventeen Eighteen Nineteen and twenty! Now let’s count up by tens Thirty Fourty Fifty Sixty Seventy Eighty Ninety One hundred! Nice work, we did it! Great job! Wow, that was so much fun! OK Lizzy, let’s review the numbers by 10s Here’s 10 balls Hold on Lizzy, you have to wait until we finish
    the lesson This is 20 Here’s 30 40 balls This is 50 60 70 Now we’re up to 80 90 100 balls! OK, Lizzy, go get ’em! Hey Brainiacs, if you liked this video, don’t forget to subscribe by clicking on the red button Or ask your parents to give you a hand You can also see more of our videos by clicking here See you next time