Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

Fingerprints

March 19, 2019

The first conviction based on fingerprint evidence was in 1911.But how reliable is fingerprint analysis? Dean Peterson of Vox investigates.

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Ouija Boards

March 15, 2019

Where did Ouija boards come from? No, we don’t mean Amazon.com. A Vox video by Phil Edwards.

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If 100 People Lived on Earth ….

March 7, 2019

“If 100 People Lived On Earth,” it would be a lot easier to grasp the world’s demographics.

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The Wall: Get Going, Mexico!

March 1, 2019

The Border Wall: Make Mexico fit again!

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Shopping Malls

February 27, 2019

What America’s shopping mall decline means for social space. A Vox video. by Carlos Waters.

“Our lives are lived in 1 of 3 places, the home, the workplace and the ‘third place,’ which is anywhere outside of those two.

Toward the end of the 20th century, the regional shopping mall had become that third place, the hang-out spot in suburban America. This was largely by design — an immigrant architect created the first mall in the vision that it would be a community gathering place.

The plan didn’t work out as he intended. While malls did take off, they more often than not couldn’t quite catch on as ideal ‘third places.’ But with an estimated 25% of shopping malls expected to close in the next five years, there’s an opportunity to re-examine where Americans spend their time and what could be the next iteration of the third place.”

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Bob Dylan, Age 20, on Freak Shows

February 20, 2019

I‘m never going to become rich and famous” – Bob Dylan in 1962.

Cynthia Gooding interviewed Bob Daylan on her “Folksingers Choice” show on WBAI FM in New York City in 1962.  Animated by Patrick Smith; for Blank on BlankJennifer Yoo, colorist. Doug Moss mixed the interview with tracks of Dylan tuning up his guitar and playing his harmonica.

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End of the World (Probably for Real This Time)

February 1, 2019

“End of the World (Probably for Real This Time),” a video by Jason Windsor. Read about it here.

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How does your body know you’re full?

January 23, 2019

“How does your body know you’re full?”, a TED-Ed video by Hilary Coller. Animation by Oleh Shcherba.

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Glorious Technicolor

January 16, 2019

“How Technicolor changed movies,” a Vox video by Phil Edwards.

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No Backwards Skating!

December 13, 2018

Actually, skating backwards is allowed at Moonlight Rollerway  (Glendale, CA) if it’s part of “rexing,”couples skating. On Wednesdays, owner Dominic Cangelosi plays the organ for your skating pleasure (he sells organ music recordings to other roller rinks, too) . DJs spin tunes the rest of the week.

More:

“Welcome to Moonlight Rollerway, Where Nothing Has Changed Since 1956,” Lisa Whiteman,  Narratively

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