Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

A 2-minute Trump rally

November 13, 2019

Q. Trump rallies: Nuremberg or Orwell?

A. Yes.

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Future crops

November 12, 2019

By 2050 there’ll be nearly 10 billion people on our planet. Agricultural demand is predicted to rise by 70 per cent. An Oxford Sparks video.

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Rolling Art of India

November 8, 2019

Heavy trucks are central to India’s economy, but they’re more than logostical necessities. They’re works of art. a Vox video.

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Pianos

November 7, 2019

Pianos used to be in homes of all social classes, but now it’s a luxury for those with room for them. Some pianos have migrated to great open spaces, like London’s St. Pancras railway station. A Financial Times video.

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Why Suburbs Look the Same

November 6, 2019

“Why so many suburbs look the same,” a Vox video by Phil Edwards.

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Vatican TED Talk

November 5, 2019

“Let us help each other, all together, to remember that the ‘other’ is not a statistic, or a number. We all need each other.” – His Holiness Pope Francis @TED.

18 minutes.

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Belt & Road

November 1, 2019

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is an infrastructure project that spans over 60 countries, and will cost over a trillion dollars. The plan is to make it easier for the world to trade with China, by funding roads, railways, bridges, tunnels, and pipelines in Asia and Africa. A Vox video by Sam Ellis.

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Ghost Town

October 31, 2019

The Comune di Craco is a village in the Province of Matera, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. It became a ghost town, partly due to it’s own success, partly because of natural processes. A Science Channel video.

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Cabbage and the Russian Economy

October 30, 2019

Finalcial Times Moscow bureau chief Henry Foy explains the Russians’ cabbage obsession and how the staple’s price affects Russians.

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The Strait of Hormuz

October 29, 2019

The Strait of Hormuzm a 21 mile-wide passage between Iran and Oman, supports 20% of the world’s oil supply. The oil chokepoint is center of conflict between the US and Iran.  A Vox video.

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