The Coolest Stuff in Africa

See Africa's most incredible sites, from lemurs in Madagascar to Egypt's ancient pyramids, with these videos from The Coolest Stuff on the Planet.

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A Wildlife Adventure through the Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania offers a safari experience like no other. Find out why this mini Serengeti is a great place to bird-watch in this video podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.


The Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania offers a safari experience like no other. Find out why this mini Serengeti is a great place to bird-watch in this video podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
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A Wildlife Adventure through the Ngorongoro Crater

Located on the coast of South Africa, Cape Town is the country's second-most populous city. But what's it like, exactly? Tune in as Kathryn and Rachel take a closer look at Cape Town.
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Howzit from Cape Town

Also know as 'The Red City,' Marrakesh has a long, unique history filled with fascinating events. Tune in to learn more about the role of bargaining in the culture, the most happening square in the world and more.
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Mesmerizing, Magical Marrakesh

Khufu at Giza has a reputation for greatness. Find out why this reputation is deserved -- and who really built Khufu's pyramid -- in this episode.
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The Coolest Stuff on the Planet: Egypt Great Pyramid

In the movies, lemurs from Madagascar have a penchant for busting a move. Find out why that's not too much of a leap of logic in real life -- and why Madagascar is cool --  in this video podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
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The Coolest Stuff on the Planet: Madagascar

Every year, the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya hosts one of the most spectacular animal migrations on the planet. Find out why it's cool to follow the crowd in this video podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
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The Great Migration of Masai Mara

Karnak is a sprawling, ruined temple complex near Luxor, Egypt that was built over a period of more than 1,500 years. Take a tour of Karnak's main temple -- and learn some fascinating trivia along the way -- in this episode.
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The Temple of Karnak

Victoria Falls is a massive, stunning waterfall that straddles the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. And, like Niagara Falls, it attracts plenty of daredevils. Find out why in this episode of The Coolest Stuff on the Planet.
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Victoria Falls: A Daredevil's Paradise

The statues at Abu Simbel in Egypt are a testament to human ingenuity -- and ego. Find out what's so cool about Abu Simbel (and statues) in this video podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
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What's So Cool About the Statues of Abu Simbel?

If you like mud and you like architecture, this episode of The Coolest Stuff on the Planet is a must-see. Join Matt and Rachel on a virtual tour of the world's biggest mud structure -- the Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali, West Africa.
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What's so Great about the Great Mosque of Djenne?

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