Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

Why People Think They See Ghosts

January 22, 2020

Many people think they see ghosts. Dean Peterson explains why. A Vox video.

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Anonymous, LLC

January 20, 2020

Exposing anonymous companies could cut down on crime, but the firms and governments that help disguise their ownership (looking at you, Delaware) and the wealthy who claim to need them are blocking efforts at disclosure. a TED-Ed video by Global Witness, animated by Kozmonot Animation Studio.

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When German Spies Blew Up New Jersey

January 17, 2020

Before the U.S. entered World War I, German spies blew up the munitions works on Black Tom Island in New York Harbor. A Vox video.

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Facial Recognition

January 14, 2020

Joss Fong explains the real costs of facial recognition. a Vox video.

Related:

“Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism,'” Frank Bajak, Associated Press

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Seven Million Years of Human Evolution

January 13, 2020

The American Museum of Natural History outlines human evolution. Seven million years in under six minutes.

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Grouch: The Prequel

January 10, 2020

The Oscar the Grouch origin story, starring David Harbor.

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Wooden Skyscrapers

January 7, 2020

Grist makes the case for wooden skyscrapers.

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One Hundred Years of Coney Island

January 2, 2020

A century of Coney Island, as seen by The New Yorker.

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Astrology: From Mesopotamia to Instagram

December 20, 2019

Millennials are fuelling a resurgence of astrology though social media and phone apps. Christine Smallwood explains in this New Yorker video. More here.

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A brie(f) history of cheese

December 19, 2019

“A brie(f) history of cheese,” a TED-Ed video by Paul S. Kindstedt, directed and animated by Charlotte Cambon.

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