Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

Stranger Thing: New Coke

July 19, 2019

1985: New Coke’s spokesperson was an admired celebrity. One of the two is making a comeback.

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“The Day New Coke Came to DC,” Andrew Beaujon, Washingtonian

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The Mueller Report in Under 6 Minutes

July 17, 2019

The 448-page Mueller Report, explained by Rob Reiner, Sophia Bush, Stephen King, Jonathan Van Ness, Robert De Niro, Laurence Fishburne, Kendrick Sampson, Chrsitine Lahti, Martin Sheen, Rosie Perez, and George Takei.

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The Fastest Lawnmower in the World

July 8, 2019

Driver Jessica Hawkins raced a Honda lawnmower at a top speed of 110.5 mph at a German racetrack. Zero to 100 mph in 6.29 seconds.

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“This Honda lawnmower is the fastest in the world, hitting 100 mph in 6 seconds,” Scottie Andrew and Saeed Ahmed, CNN

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Robot Hummingbird

July 5, 2019

Purdue University’s Bio-Robotics Lab has produced an amazing hummingbird robot. It flies, hovers, manouvers, and avoids obstacles. Robot Hummingbird would also be a great name for a band.

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“This Robot Hummingbird Is Almost as Agile as the Real Thing,” Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum

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The Art of Flying

June 28, 2019

“The Art of Flying,” by Jan van IJken. Starlings.

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Why Drugs Cost More In America

June 17, 2019

Some precription drugs cost more in the USA. Madeline Marshall and Sarah Kliff of Vox explain why.

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500 years: The World’s Most Populous Cities

June 11, 2019

John Burns-Murdoch of the Financial Times created this population visualization of the 10 largest cities in the world for the last five centuries.

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Why Parrots Can Talk Like People

June 4, 2019

Why parrots can talk like humans. A Vox video by Kimberly Mas.

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The History of Cheese

June 3, 2019

Paul Kindstedt looks at the history of cheesemaking over the last 10000 years. A TED-Ed video directed and animated by Charlotte Cambon. Narrator: Addison Anderson.

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Why is chicken so cheap?

May 29, 2019

“Humans gobble so many chickens that the birds now count for 23 billion of the 30 billion land animals living on farms.”

A video by The Economist

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