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How Monument Valley became a symbol of the West
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That stereotypical Western backdrop isn’t typical of the West. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab Towering red rock formations and big blue sky make up the classic backdrop of the American West. But the rocks we see in so many mov..
The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice
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This isn’t just a computer bug. It’s a scandal. Join the Video Lab! bit.ly/video-lab Two Boeing airplanes have fallen out of the air and crashed in the past six months. On the surface, this is a technical failure. But the real story is a..
How IKEA gets you to impulsively buy more
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IKEA has mastered the “Gruen effect.” Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Researchers estimate that 50 percent of purchases are unplanned. These purchases, especially impulse buys, present an opportunity for retailers who can entice ..
Vox: Understand The News
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Ezra Klein, Melissa Bell, Matthew Yglesias and Trei Brundrett announce the launch of the news site Vox.com Subscribe to our channel! ruclip.com/user/voxdotcom Vox.com is news website that helps you cut through t..
The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight
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Why working out is great for health, but not for weight loss, explained in five minutes. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events i..
Why you still don't understand the Green New Deal
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Political news coverage tends to focus on strategy over substance, and that’s making it less likely that the public will agree on big policy ideas when we need them the most. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO The Green New Deal is an..
Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway
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The Strait of Hormuz, “the jugular of the global economy," has become a useful bargaining chip for Iran. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab The Strait of Hormuz is a narrow waterway that lies between Iran and Oman. This 21 mile-wi..
How this border transformed a subcontinent | India & Pakistan
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The story of how a hastily-drawn line divided one people into two. This season of Borders is presented by CuriosityStream. Watch thousands of documentaries for free for 31-days: www.curiositystream.com/Borders Join the Video Lab to help us m..
Syria's war: Who is fighting and why
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Watch how the Syrian civil war became the mess it is today. After four-plus years of fighting, Syria's war has killed at least hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions. And, though it started as a civil war, it's become much more than..
Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained
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The people of Hong Kong are protesting in record-breaking numbers. Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring us - Try Dashlane free here: www.dashlane.com/vox and get 10% off now with promo code VOX. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-..
Why some Asian accents swap Ls and Rs in English
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A linguistic stereotype, explained. This video is presented by Brilliant: brilliant.org/Vox/ Thank you the Video Lab members (Janet, Martian, and Mariko) who helped me with this video. To learn more about the Video Lab and sign up, visit h..
Why we say “OK”
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How a cheesy joke from the 1830s became the most widely spoken word in the world. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO OK is thought to be the most widely recognized word on the planet. We use it to communicate with each other, as well as..
How I Got My Job at Vox | Lessons About Getting a Job in Video
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How video went from hobby to job for me. Part I: ruclip.com/video/WosBbOSbzvA/video.html Here’s that video résumé I did in 2014 vimeo.com/112976980 Subscribe to my channel if you want it to: goo.gl/1U8Zy7 My Instagram: www.instagram...
Weed is not more dangerous than alcohol
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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! ruclip.com/user/voxdotcom Vox.com is news website that helps you cut..
The Middle East's cold war, explained
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How two feuding countries are tearing apart the Middle East. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video ex..
Why no aquarium has a great white shark
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Many have tried to keep a white shark in captivity. Here's why that's so difficult. There are several aquariums around the world, including one in Georgia, that house whale sharks, the biggest fish in the sea. But not one has a great white shark on ..
Consent, explained for Donald Trump
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Vox's Emily Crockett explains why Donald Trump's comments aren't just "lewd," they're predatory. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the..
This jet fighter is a disaster, but Congress keeps buying it
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Trump says the F-35 is too expensive and he's not wrong. But this is what he's up against. Sources: 1:09 www.mckinsey.com/industries/public-sector/our-insights/defense-offsets-from-contractual-burden-to-competitive-weapon 1:15 www.s..
When white supremacists overthrew a government
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The hidden history of an American coup. Join the Vox Video Lab for a behind-the-scenes look into Ranjani's reporting process and to support future episodes of Missing Chapter: bit.ly/video-lab. Correction at 7:23: Cynthia's ancestors lived i..
Why Japan has so many vending machines
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What vending machines can teach you about this country Subscribe to the Vox Borders newsletter for weekly updates: www.vox.com/borders-email Follow Johnny for more photos and videos from his travels around the globe. Facebook: goo.g..
Why the US drinking age is 21
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Why is the US drinking age 21? And how did it happen? In this episode of Vox Almanac, Vox’s Phil Edwards explores the history of the somewhat unusual way the drinking age became 21. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. ..
The conflict in Kashmir, explained
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Why Kashmir remains one of the most militarized regions in the world. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir is one of the longest running conflicts. Ever since Britain left India in ..
How Brexit could create a crisis at the Irish border
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The open border has helped keep the peace for 20 years. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras ..
Why China is building islands in the South China Sea
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China claims they aren't military bases, but their actions say otherwise. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time..
Why a cat always lands on its feet
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In 1894, a French scientist used a camera to solve a physics problem. Join the Video Lab! bit.ly/video-lab Étienne-Jules Marey was a French scientist and inventor who analyzed how things moved. He developed a way to photograph multiple stag..
Jacob Collier deconstructs a Stevie Wonder classic
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Stevie Wonder's irresistible ode to jazz, explained Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab Stevie Wonder is one of the most widely celebrated artists in history. His music is infectious, melodic, and thoughtfully inspired by the jazz mu..
Kellyanne Conway's interview tricks, explained
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Kellyanne Conway has a supernatural ability to derail any interview that paints Donald Trump in a negative light. How does she do it? Follow Strikethrough on Facebook! CarlosMazaVox/ Watching Conway do backflips to avoid an..
The gun solution we're not talking about
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Universal background checks won't fix America's gun crisis. But there's something else that might. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab It seems like after every mass shooting, politicians talk about expanding background checks for gu..
What Angela Merkel's exit means for Germany — and Europe
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The European Union is about to lose one of its last anti-populist voices. This video is presented by CuriosityStream: www.curiositystream.com/Vox Help us make our channel more ambitious by joining the Vox Video Lab. Becoming a member brings..
You’re watching Fox News. You just don’t know it.
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Fox News was created to push right-wing nonsense to the mainstream, and now there’s no escape. Join the Video Lab! bit.ly/video-lab Read more about the hack gap on Vox.com: www.vox.com/2018/10/23/18004478/hack-gap-explained We ten..
How heavy metal and Satan gave us this sticker
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Heavy metal and Satan played a role in the introduction of the explicit lyrics sticker. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab The explicit lyrics sticker is one of the most recognizable images in American music. Its placement on an alb..
How America became a superpower
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America grew from a colony to a superpower in 200 years. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras..
The collapse of Venezuela, explained
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Venezuela is in chaos. How did we get here? Correction at 1:58: The Supreme Court tried to strip the country’s National Assembly of its powers in March 2017 and not 2016. We regret the error. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Venezu..
The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.
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Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here: 99percentinvisible.org/ Subscribe to our channel here: goo.gl/0bsAjO Japan’s Shinkansen doesn’t look like your typical train. With its long and pointed nose, ..
Why disco made pop songs longer
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Disco, DJs, and the impact of the 12-inch single. Try Dashlane here: dashlane.com/vox. Get 10% off now with promo code: VOX Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab In the early 1970s, a musical sensation took over New York City...
Harry Potter and the translator's nightmare
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Accio Harry Potter translations! Translating the Harry Potter books written by J.K. Rowling, in over 60 languages around the world, was not for the faint of heart or vocabulary. Translators didn't have advanced copies of the books to get a headst..
Inside Hong Kong’s cage homes
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When houses are the size of parking spaces. Follow Johnny on Instagram: johnnywharris Follow the Vox Borders watch page: VoxBorders/ Sign up for the Borders newsletter: www.vox.com/borders-em..
Andrew Yang SMEARS (VOX, TYT)
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Addressing the recent smears against Andrew Yang and their significance in his campaign. (Vox, The Young Turks). ATTENTION VIRGINIANS: www.reddit.com/r/YangForPresidentHQ/comments/d5zmyr/state_level_petition_initiative_getting_andrew_on/ Vox ..
The ingredients of a classic house track
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With a disco sample and drum machine house music took over the globe . Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab House has become one of the most popular forms of electronic music since its inception in the late 80’s. It began in Chicag..
All student debt in the US, visualized
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What if all of this debt was canceled? This is what that would look like. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab Student loan debt has increased exponentially in the past few decades. So now, some Democratic presidential candidates prop..
The hidden oil patterns on bowling lanes
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Every bowling lane has a hidden oil pattern. In this episode of Vox Almanac, Phil Edwards finds out what that means. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox..
From spy to president: The rise of Vladimir Putin
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Putin’s intent on pushing back against the Western world order... and it appears to be working. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge t..
China is erasing its border with Hong Kong
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The border has an expiration date. Follow Johnny on Instagram: johnnywharris Follow the Vox Borders watch page: VoxBorders/ Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab Joining the Video Lab..
Israeli settlements, explained | Settlements Part I
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The maps that explain the settlers. You can watch a more comprehensive history of the Israel-Palestine here : ruclip.com/video/iRYZjOuUnlU/video.html Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Special thanks for B'Tselem for the use of th..
The dark history of "gasoline baths" at the border
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An alarming US border policy forced fumigations on migrants at the US-Mexico border. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab In 1917, American health officials launched a campaign to use noxious, often toxic chemicals to delouse immigra..
The big debate about the future of work, explained
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Why economists and futurists disagree about the future of the labor market. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Sources: economics.mit.edu/files/11563 www.aeaweb.org/full_issue.php?doi=10.1257/jep.29.3#page=33 vo..
VOX ES LA FUERZA POLÍTICA PREFERIDA
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CANAL 5 RADIO presenta "VOX ES LA FUERZA POLÍTICA PREFERIDA" Todas las encuestas que no son del PSOE, reflejan claramente que VOX es la formación política preferida por los Españoles. Una tendencia que va en alza por ser esta una formación libr..
The math problem that stumped thousands of mansplainers
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The Monty Hall Problem went viral in 1990. Special thanks to Zachary Crockett at Priceonomics where this story came from: priceonomics.com/the-time-everyone-corrected-the-worlds-smartest/ Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox..
This photo almost started a nuclear war
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The Cuban Missile Crisis began with a photograph. Join the Video Lab! bit.ly/video-lab The Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest the world has ever come to all-out nuclear war, and it all started with a photo. On October 15th, 1962, Dino Br..
Asian flush, explained
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It's not because they're drunker than you are. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Asian flush, also widely known as Asian glow, is when Chinese, Japanese and Korean people turn red after drinking alcohol. What causes Asian glow? Geneti..