Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

The Art of Latte

October 23, 2020

Korea-based barista and coffee shop owner Lee Kang Bin illustrates his customers’ coffee drinks. In color.

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Amber

October 22, 2020

Amber is precious, but not a gem. It’s tree resin that fossilized over millions of years. An Atlantic video.

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Milk. White Poison or Healthy Drink?

October 20, 2020

Got milk? Maybe it’s essential to bone health; maybe it’s killing you. A video by Kurzgesagt (“In a Nutshell”).

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The Loneliest Job in Soccer

October 16, 2020

Legendary Arsenal FC goalkeeper Bob Wilson explains why goalies have the loneliest job in soccer. Video by Andre Andreev for The New York Times

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Climate Change is Coming for Your Cup of Coffee

October 15, 2020

Coffee is grown by nearly 125 million farmers, from Latin America to Africa to Asia. As man-made climate change warms the atmosphere in places like Colombia, experts estimate the amount of land that can sustain coffee will fall 50 percent by 2050. It’s a crisis for consumers and cultivators alike. A Vox video.

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The Long Nails of Newark

October 14, 2020

Nail technician Maria Ortiz of Zeyne’s Unisex Salon in Newark maintains the stunning and extreme fingernails of a community based on “love and claws.” A Great Big Story video.

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“Levee Wars” Make Floods Worse

October 13, 2020

High levees are expensive, and often push water into neighboring river communities that can’t afford the same protection. Video by Ranjani Chakraborty of Vox, and Katie Campbell of ProPublica, 2018.

More:

“Environmental justice and flood prevention: The moral cost of floodwater redistribution,” Kuei-Hsien Liao, Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan, Yin-Ling Huang, Landscape and Urban Planning [abstract]

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Election 2020: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

September 30, 2020

America’s 2020 presidential election is taking place during a pandemic and a blizzard of disinformation. Mass mail-in voting could delay results. “How ugly could it get?” asks The Economist. 

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Voter Suppression

September 25, 2020

The Guardian‘s Sam Levine looks at four key tactics used to block votes in Donald Trump’s campaign to delegitimize November’s election.

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A Coronavirus Prayer

September 24, 2020

“A Coronavirus Prayer,” by James Parker. Read it here.

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