Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

Commuter Barbie

January 13, 2018

Commuter Barbie, created by Carina Hsieh and Claudia Arisso.

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Northbound

January 2, 2018

“Northbound,” from Turbin Film. Four skateboarders on the frozen sand of the Norwegian coast.

Director: Jørn Nyseth Ranum. Cinematography: Lukasz Zamaro. Music: Erlend Elvesveen.

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China’s Cities Devour Farms

December 6, 2017

“Village in the City,” a short documentary by Tom Ford of BAMM about urbanization in Guangzhou, China.

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The High Cost of Free Parking

December 1, 2017

Will Chilton and Paul Mackie of Mobility Lab explain how the cities we live in are shaped by the way we get around them (more here).

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Where do ideas come from?

November 30, 2017

“Where do ideas come from?” Innovators tell us. Directed by Andrew Norton.

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How to Win Over Republicans On Renewable Energy

November 27, 2017

Gun-totin,’ Trump-votin’ Tea-Party environmental activist Debbie Dooley:  “If you think fossil fuel is not damaging the environment, pull your car in a garage, start up your engine, and inhale the exhaust fumes for a few minutes and see what happens.”

Ms. Dooley runs Conservatives for Energy Freedom, and advocates for the expansion of renewable energy. She explains how to explain renewable energy to her fellow conservatives: “If you lead off with climate change, they’re not going to pay a bit of attention to anything else you say.”

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Radio

November 18, 2017

“Radio,” by The Little Ones. Music video by Terri Timely (Ian Kibbey and Corey Creasey).

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How Tax Breaks Help the Rich

November 3, 2017

“The gap between the rich and the poor in America looks more like developing countries than other Western nations.” A Vox explainer.

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Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor

November 1, 2017

Here’s another 20th Century “hidden figure”: Cartographer Marie Tharp. She processed the oceanographic data and produced the ocean floor maps proving Alfred Wegener‘s theory of continental drift. Helen Czerski explains it in this video from the Royal Institution of Great Britain, animated by Rosanna Wan.

More:

“Seeing Is Believing: How Marie Tharp Changed Geology Forever,” Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian Magazine

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China Claims the Southern Sea

October 31, 2017

China is building islands in international waters, and claims they’re not military platforms, despite the weapons emplacements.

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