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Why German spies blew up this US island
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And how they almost got away with it. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab In the years leading up to the United States’ entry into World War I in 1917, the nation was neutral, profiting from the war by manufacturing munitions and s..
VOX REBUTTAL: Affirmative Action Debunked! | Louder with Crowder
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Steven Crowder explains the glaring problems with Vox's defense of Affirmative Action and reveals how this policy is actually racist at its core. Want to watch the full show every day? Join #MugClub! louderwithcrowder.com/mugclub Use promo c..
The trick that made animation realistic
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Rotoscoping changed animation forever. This is how. Almanac Hollywouldn't is our miniseries on big changes to movies that came from outside Hollywood. Watch all of the episodes right here on TVclip. Episode 1: tvclip.biz/video/NMkZpuiEqh8/video.html Episode 2..
What facial recognition steals from us
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There's a massive bait-and-switch at the center of facial recognition technology. Submit your story ideas, questions, and tips for Open Sourced: www.vox.com/opensourcednetwork Human faces evolved to be highly distinctive; it’s helpful to be..
Herrera, sobre la trampa de Sánchez para reunirse con Vox
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Carlos Herrera, en su programa 'Herrera en COPE', ha repasado la actualidad del día en el monólogo de las 8. Hoy ha analizado la búsqueda de Sánchez para conseguir votos y ser investido presidente del Gobierno: "ha pasado de no querer hablar con ..
Hollywood almost lost to this city
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One Florida city could have been the world's movie capital. Why did it reject the movies? Almanac Hollywouldn't is our miniseries on big changes to movies that came from outside Hollywood. Watch all of the episodes right here on TVclip. Episode 1: ..
The phone call that could get Trump impeached
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The impeachment inquiry into President Trump started with a phone call. And what makes it noteworthy is actually how simple it is. Trump’s White House released a rough transcript of his call with Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky. It shows..
How an opera gets made
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Vox gets a peek behind the scenes at the Metropolitan Opera. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab Akhnaten is a modern opera by Philip Glass, first performed in 1984. It tells the story, through a minimalist and mesmerizing score, o..
Why Turkey is invading Syria
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… and how it’s getting what it wanted. On Oct. 9, 2019, Turkey launched an attack in northeastern Syria. Turkey made the move shortly after the US announced it would remove some of its troops from the region. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erd..
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..
Monogamy, explained
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Here it is! Episode 1 of our new show on Netflix: Explained. There's two more at www.netflix.com/explained right now & new episodes every Wednesday. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO In 2016, more than 2.2 million couples got m..
El PP no quería a VOX con los mismos diputados que ellos en la mesa del congreso. Ni más ni menos
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Canal principal: tvclip.biz/channel/UC_-5Cnjv-CBcw908PSnp78w Twitter: LagrimasProgres ROYALTY FREE MUSIC MUSIC LINK The Framework - Jingle Punks
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-..
It’s not you. Phones are designed to be addicting.
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The 3 design elements that make smartphones so hard to put down, explained by Google’s former design ethicist. Check out Christophe's video on how designers find inspiration in nature: bit.ly/2DDIQAL Read Ezra Klein's full interview with ..
Why this creepy melody is in so many movies
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This deathly 13th-century song shows up everywhere. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab Correction: Mozart’s Requiem isn’t a symphony, it’s a requiem: a type of Catholic mass for the dead. It was initially written for mass but ..
The Israel-Palestine conflict: a brief, simple history
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The conflict is really only 100 years old. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO One of the biggest myths about the Israel-Palestine conflict is that it's been going on for centuries, that this is all about ancient religious hatreds. In f..
Poland is pushing the EU into crisis
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Poland’s far-right party is subverting democracy, and setting the country on a collision course with the EU. 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 creato..
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..
The “ethnic cleansing” of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, explained
Views 1.1M2 years ago
The Rohingya have been systematically driven out by the Myanmar government leading to the fastest growing humanitarian crisis in recent years. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the n..
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..
How online ratings make good schools look bad
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GreatSchools is America’s biggest school ratings website. But what do its scores actually measure? Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab When parents are researching where to move, they typically look at the quality of a neighborhood..
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..
China's fight with the NBA, explained
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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: art19.com/shows/today-explained/episodes/19d61e8b-55f6-4f57-a1be-49f8f5bb7828 In October 2019, Houston Rockets general ..
Where babies in movies come from
Views 3.6M2 years ago
What hoops do you have to jump through to cast a baby in your movie? Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO There are many rules and regulations involved in casting babies in movies. Babies have been in film since the birth of cinema, but m..
Why women’s pockets suck
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Women's minuscule pockets favor fashion over function - and it sucks. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO It turns out that women went from having what some might call “superior” pockets to the ridiculously tiny versions we have to..
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 ..
The real reason American health care is so expensive
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Hint: single-payer won’t fix America’s health care spending. 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 vide..
How American CEOs got so rich
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For a long time, it was off-limits for a corporation to buy back its own stock. Not anymore. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab American companies today spend billions on stock buybacks. So what does that mean for the US economy? An..
The destruction of the Amazon, explained
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The 2019 fires were just the tip of the iceberg. This is Part 1 of Vox Atlas: The Amazon, a three-part series about the world's largest rainforest, why it's in jeopardy, and the people trying to save it. Watch all three parts right here on TVclip...
Why Colombia is losing the cocaine war
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There’s a reason why Colombia can’t beat cocaine. Become a member of the Vox Video Lab! bit.ly/video-lab Follow the Vox Borders watch page: VoxBorders/ Follow Johnny on Instagram: johnnywh..
How the euro caused the Greek crisis
Views 2.7M4 years ago
Greece is in a state of economic and financial crisis that's dominated global headlines this week. Vox's Matt Yglesias explains the real roots of the crisis. For our more on the Greek crisis: www.vox.com/cards/eurozone-crisis Subscribe to our..
American segregation, mapped at day and night
Views 1.8M9 months ago
We work in diverse places. We live in segregated ones. Check out this interactive map that Alvin built, to see these effects for yourself: www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/2/18/18217346/work-home-segregation-map Correction: At 3:37, we ..
Why no aquarium has a great white shark
Views 22M3 years ago
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 ..
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. ..
Why cartoon characters wear gloves
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Animators had a few tricks up their slee...err gloves. 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 in the headlines. Check out ..
America's wilderness is for sale
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We need more copper. Is it worth destroying this place? Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO The Trump administration has opened up America's public lands to mining and fossil fuel companies on an unprecedented scale, lifting decades-long..
Ramzan Kadyrov: brutal tyrant, Instagram star
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Meet the Chechen leader allegedly torturing gay people. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Ramzan Kadyrov is the leader of Chechnya. He is a Putin proxy that has been in charge of the Russian republic since 2007. Recent reports have all..
Harry Potter and the translator's nightmare
Views 2.5M3 years ago
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..
Why Route 66 became America’s most famous road
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Route 66 is iconic. Why? Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It brings you closer to our work and gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extr..
Brazil's indigenous land is being invaded
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And the president is part of the problem. This is Part 3 of Vox Atlas: The Amazon, a three-part series about the world's largest rainforest, why it's in jeopardy, and the people trying to save it. Watch all three parts right here on TVclip. Part 1:..
What the US gets wrong about minimum wage
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Raising the minimum wage doesn’t have to be so hard. Become a Video Lab member! bit.ly/video-lab The American federal minimum wage hasn’t gone up in a decade. That’s the longest wait since the US first set a minimum wage in 1938. Today..
Admit it. Republicans have broken politics.
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Neither party is perfect, but Republicans in Congress have been drifting towards political extremism since long before Trump, and they’re making it impossible for Congress to work the way it’s supposed to. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl..
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..
Why the Tour de France is so brutal
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It's all about the climbs. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO The Tour de France is the most prominent cycling race in the world. It’s now in its 109th edition and it’s being called the ‘Highest in History’ because there are mor..
This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?
Views 14M3 years ago
The Concorde gave us supersonic transport. But why did this supersonic plane fail? The answer is complicated. Follow Phil Edwards and Vox Almanac on Facebook for more: philedwardsinc1/ Subscribe to our channel! goo...
Takeout creates a lot of trash. It doesn't have to.
Views 1.6MYear ago
Our single-use items aren't helping the fight against climate change but there are easy hacks to reduce and reuse. Climate Lab is produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the..
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 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..
Why the Soviets doctored this iconic photo
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This photo conceals a clue to a brutal story of vengeance. Correction: Many of you pointed out that we erroneously used “Russia” and “Russian” interchangeably with “Soviet Union” and “Soviet” in this video. The Soviet Union was a mu..
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..