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By Phil Edwards Subscribe to our channel and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com Make sure you never miss behind the scenes content in the
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By Jayne Quan and Kristen Williamson Subscribe to our channel and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com Make sure you never miss behind the scenes
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It’s pretty easy to understand the big Bob switch. Subscribe to our channel and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com Make sure you never miss
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Senior producer Liz Scheltens breaks down what Proposition 3 means for abortion access in Michigan. Subscribe to our channel and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out
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Voters in New Mexico, listen up! Senior producer Liz Scheltens breaks down Constitutional Amendment 1 for you. Subscribe to our channel and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines.
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Hey guys, senior producer Coleman Lowndes here to explain. Source: “The Life of Guy” by Allan Metcalf Subscribe to our channel and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines.
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The most important part of a lighthouse might be one of the beautiful tools hidden inside: the Fresnel lens, a breakthrough that changed seafaring and saved lives. As the above video shows, these lenses satisfied a need for lighthouses that could shine farther and through dense layers of fog. The Fresnel lens, invented by Augustin-Jean
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The Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal the Net Neutrality protections it adopted in 2015. Here’s what that means for the future of the internet. Read more: http://bit.ly/2j48UfT Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the
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These industry-breaking computer security exploits affect nearly every computer ever built. Read more about Meltdown and Spectre on Vox.com: http://bit.ly/2DtjAkL Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In the pursuit of faster computers, Intel and other computer processor manufacturers started implementing a design feature known as “speculative execution.” That enables a computer to make necessary calculations before
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And possibly the whole world. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In 2014, the largest corruption scandal in Latin America’s history erupted in Brazil. It involved bribes between Petrobras, the largest state-owned oil company on the continent, and dozens of engineering firms. It also involved politicians, including three Brazilian presidents, Lula, Dilma Rousseff, and Michel Temer,
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The design secrets that make hiking trails feel “organic” Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Designing a hiking trail seems simple enough: It has to take a person from A to B, pass through scenic nature, and last through years of wear and tear. And for most of
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Thoughtfully curated, thoroughly explained. You’re watching a special livestream: our linear TV channel that brings together the best of Vox and other networks at our parent company Vox Media, including @The Verge, @Eater, @Secret Base, and more. This week we’re bringing the stream to YouTube so you can discover our favorite work across Vox Media,
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It can start before a hurricane even makes landfall. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Storm surge, or coastal flooding, tends to be the deadliest aspect of hurricanes. As wind from the storm pushes water onshore several feet above the normal tide, it can trap people in their homes, wash away entire houses, and make rescue
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Whistleblowers who work with classified information have a few options. All of them are bad. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab “Whistleblowing” is when someone exposes a secret in their organization. And in the US, it’s often hailed as a heroic act. But within the government, whistleblowing is often perilous—especially when it involves classified information.
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Blaine’s new frog trick isn’t magic at all. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our
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The investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia is serious, but what’s imperiling Donald Trump’s presidency is, well, Donald Trump. Vox’s editor-in-chief Ezra Klein explains. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to
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Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here: https://99percentinvisible.org/ Subscribe to our channel here: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Japan’s Shinkansen doesn’t look like your typical train. With its long and pointed nose, it can reach top speeds up to 150–200 miles per hour. It didn’t always look like this. Earlier models were rounder and louder, often
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Full pipes, ledges, stair sets, and pools: These are the skate spots that made legends. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Tony Hawk, the legendary skateboarder, and Iain Borden, an architectural historian, are your guides in this deep dive into skateboarding history via the sport’s most iconic spots. From a giant pipe in the foothills of
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How do you study the innards of alien worlds? You just need the world’s largest laser. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO As astronomers search for life outside our solar system, they have to try and answer one big question: What’s the recipe for a habitable planet? We
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Teachers in America have a uniquely tough job. But it doesn’t have to be that way. *Note: At 1:09, we misspelled “Sweden.” We apologize for the error.   Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO From hours worked to pay rates, countries like Finland, Japan, and South Korea make teaching a more respected and sustainable profession. Sources:
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It all starts with a pump. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In this episode of Vox Almanac, Vox’s Phil Edwards explores Dr. John Snow’s map of the Broad Street Pump, which changed epidemiology forever. In 1854, news spread about a mysterious new cholera outbreak in London. At the time, doctors and scientists largely believed the
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It all started with a single tweet. To learn more, listen to this episode of Today Explained, a daily podcast from Vox: https://art19.com/shows/today-explained/episodes/19d61e8b-55f6-4f57-a1be-49f8f5bb7828 In October 2019, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted a tweet supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. In reaction, the Chinese government censored NBA broadcasts in China, and Chinese companies suspended
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Are yams actually on your Thanksgiving plate this year? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Many Americans are under the impression that sweet potatoes and yams are the same classic Thanksgiving dish — but the truth is that the two root vegetables are nothing alike. They look and taste completely different, hail from different parts of
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It’s not all bad news out there. For more data about how the world is getting better. Longevity: https://ourworldindata.org/life-expectancy/ Global poverty: https://www.vox.com/world/2016/10/2/13123980/extreme-poverty-world-bank Why the world bank uses a $1.90 a day poverty line: https://www.vox.com/2015/10/7/9465999/world-bank-poverty-line Hunger: https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SN.ITK.DEFC.ZS Malaria: https://ourworldindata.org/malaria/ Child Labor: https://ourworldindata.org/child-labor/ War deaths: https://ourworldindata.org/war-and-peace/ Paris Climate accord: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/07/climate/syria-joins-paris-agreement.html?_r=0 Coal production: https://ourworldindata.org/fossil-fuels/#coal-production-by-region Subscribe to our channel!
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Can miniature towns make dementia care more humane? Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On any given day at the Hogeweyk, you can see locals wandering the streets, going out for coffee, folding laundry, and tending gardens, all surrounded by lush outdoor space. Located in Weesp, a Dutch
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It’s all about using the entire width of the road and finding the ideal line. Subscribe and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Cars travel at their fastest speeds when moving in a straight line, and Formula 1 is no different. F1 racers drive at over 215 mph on the
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Many people consider The Room to be the worst movie of all time. So why do thousands of people flock to midnight screenings of it every month? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check
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The G forces were out of this world. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO If you’ve ever been on a modern looping roller coaster, you’ve probably experienced a thrilling, safe, and mostly comfortable ride. But this wasn’t always the case. Just over 100 years ago, loop-the-loops were painful,
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Thoughtfully curated, thoroughly explained. You’re watching a special livestream: our linear TV channel that brings together the best of Vox and other networks at our parent company Vox Media, including @The Verge, @Eater, @Secret Base, and more. This week we’re bringing the stream to YouTube so you can discover our favorite work across Vox Media,
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There’s a case for making playgrounds riskier. This video is presented by Wix, sign up at https://www.wix.com/go/vox Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The stereotypical modern playground — with its bright colors and rubberized flooring — is designed to be clean, safe, and lawsuit-proof. But that isn’t necessarily the best design for kids. US playground designers
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The state has a historically abysmal voter turnout rate. Why? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check
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President Obama’s final State of the Union address to the nation was about an hour long. We cut it down for you. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Read the full text of the speech here: http://www.vox.com/2016/1/12/10758328/state-of-the-union-2016-full-text Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events
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The hidden clues and details in the trailers for Avengers: Age of Ultron, due in theaters in May. Watch the full trailers for Avengers: Age of Ultron, and read more analysis here: http://www.vox.com/2015/1/13/7536873/avengers-ultron-2-trailer-explained http://www.vox.com/2014/10/23/7047745/avengers-age-of-ultron-trailer-explained http://www.vox.com/xpress/2014/10/29/7089737/avengers-age-of-ultron-extended-trailer-revealed Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really
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The Netflix hit went old-school for its opening credits. Correction: The final iteration of the logo, in ITC Benguiat, was designed by the content agency Contend, not Imaginary Forces. Imaginary Forces then designed the title sequence based off of that logo. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut
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They’re not just an animal, they’re a material. And that’s got engineers interested. // Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO For more information about the Hu lab: http://www.hu.gatech.edu/ Red imported fire ants (solenopsis invicta) are native to South America and an invasive species in the United States. One of the adaptations that makes them so hardy
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Tornado Alley experiences more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world — why? This video is presented by CuriosityStream: https://www.curiositystream.com/Vox Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The United States experiences more tornadoes than any other country, averaging over 1,200 per year. Most of those twisters are touching down in the central part of the country
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150 years of tension may be coming to an end. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check
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Drugs are bad, but the drug war is worse. It’s possible that legalizing marijuana could be a huge public-health win. Subscribe to our channel! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=voxdotcom Vox.com is news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on
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Rats are grosser than we thought, but it’s not their fault. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO It’s estimated that there are over 2 million rats in New York City alone. They often carry infectious diseases like E. Coli and Salmonella and gnaw on infrastructure, causing billions of dollars in damage every year. But is any
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How the 1978 spinoff accidentally shaped the Star Wars universe. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO A long time ago in living rooms across the US, a bizarre 98-minute Star Wars-themed variety show aired on CBS to an estimated 13 million viewers. It wasn’t necessarily the first of its kind: hosts like Donny & Marie Osmond
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Plain old soap and water absolutely annihilate coronavirus. Support Vox by joining the Video Lab at http://vox.com/join or making a one-time contribution here: http://vox.com/contribute You’ve been told a thousand times: wash your hands to stop the spread of COVID-19. But why does this work so well? It has to do with the way the soap
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What it’s like to flee Ukraine Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began on February 24, more than 3 million people have been forced to flee their homes and leave the country. The vast majority are migrating west, toward the EU, and most
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Mall santa, carny, and CEO: How Homer Simpson’s jobs represent America. Here’s the full article and list of jobs: http://www.vox.com/2016/9/6/12752476/the-simpsons-homer-middle-class Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Video by Estelle Caswell Zachary Crockett Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out
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