Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

Ocean acidification explained in 2 minutes

September 21, 2018

“Ocean acidification explained in 2 minutes,” a Grist video animated by Amelia Bates and written by Amelia Urry.

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Keeping Balance

September 14, 2018

“Keeping Balance,” a short video by Bernhard Wenger, shot at Vienna’s Prater amusement park.

Wiener Prater website

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The Well-Dressed Bullfighter

September 13, 2018

If you have a date with a charging 1,300-pound-bull, wearing flip-flops and cargo shorts won’t do. You need a custom-made traje de luces, a suit of lights. Antonio Lopez Fuentes of Madrid’s Fermin Tailor Shop explains. His family has been outfitting matadors for 55 years.

Video from GreatBigStory.

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Bill Murray, on Being Obnoxious

August 28, 2018

Bill Murray, interviewed by T.J. English in 1988. Animated for Blank on Blank by Patrick Smith.
Colorist: Jennifer Yoo, Audio Producer: Amy Drozdowska.
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The History of Chocolate

August 27, 2018

“The History of Chocolate,” a TED-Ed video by Deanna Pucciarelli. Directed and animated by Lisa LaBracio.

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World’s Smallest Cup of Coffee

August 24, 2018

World’s smallest cup of coffee, brewed by Lucas Zanotto.

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How to Sell a Million Dollar Work of Art

August 23, 2018

How do you sell (very) strange artwork for millions of dollars? Dion Lee explains.

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Batman Evolves

August 21, 2018

Andy Schneider and Jonathan Britnell of Burger Fiction track the Caped Crusader from 1943 to today. Quick Robin, to the Bat Poles!

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What is literature for?

August 16, 2018

“What is literature for?” An exploration by The School of Life, produced in collaboration with Mad Adam.

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The M.T.A. Workout

August 15, 2018

“Welcome to the new M.T.A.: Metropolitan Transit Athletics! Grab a towel, swipe your MetroCard, and get ready to sweat. Daily membership costs only $2.75.”

“The M.T.A. Workout,” a fitness plan by The New Yorker.

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