Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

99 percent of bottles in Germany get returned

October 26, 2021

Germany seems to have the best system to recycle bottles. What’s holding other countries back? A DW video reported by Aditi Rajagopal.

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Machines of Loving Grace

October 22, 2021

“All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace,” written and read by poet Richard Brautigan. A video by Devon O’Hare, with clips from Adam Curtis and Koyaanisqatsi. Music by Phillip Glass. Read the poem here.

Related:

“Can Robots Evolve Into Machines of Loving Grace?” Meghan O’Gieblyn, Wired

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The Most Recognizable Voice in New York

October 20, 2021

The most recognizable voice in the Big Apple, the one that tells you to “stand clear of the closing doors” in the subway, is that of Charlie Pellett. A New Yorker video.

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Watching Plastic Pollution From Space

October 19, 2021

ESA, the European Space Agency, is tracking plastic pollution in the ocean by satellite. Animation by Rui Braz.

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Multitaskers Are an Anomaly

October 18, 2021

Exceptional multitaskers are a scientific anomaly, 2% to 3% of the population. A Quartz video.

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100 Billion Cranberries In 6 Weeks

October 15, 2021

100 billion cranberries are harvested in 6 weeks. Here’s how. A Business Insider video.

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Detroit Style

October 14, 2021

Detroit Institure of Arts gallery teacher Crystal Palmer takes us inside the museum’s exhibition “Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020.”

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Speed Reading

October 13, 2021

German researchers show that, with a few adjustments, we all can be better, faster readers. A Quartz video.

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Cable-Stayed, Suspension, Draw, Arch, Truss

October 12, 2021

Engineer Nehemiah Mabry explains which types of bridges are used in which situations.

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Bauhaus Design

October 11, 2021

The Bauhaus school (1919 to 1933) is remembered for its namesake “style,” but its philosophy was political: design should serve people. a Quartz video.

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