Posts Tagged ‘videos’

The World’s 10 Largest Cities, 1500-2019

February 18, 2020

The 10 largest cities in the world from 1500 to 2019, based on population (measured in multiples of thousands). A Rankings Hub video.

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Blobby

February 17, 2020

“Blobby,” by Montreal-based filmmaker Laura Stewart.

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Why the Leaning Tower of Pisa doesn’t fall over

February 12, 2020

The city of Pisa’s name comes from a Greek term meaning “marshy land,” so you can guess why its famous tower tilts. A TED-ed video explainer by Alex Gendler.

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Law & Order: Japan

February 11, 2020

Evan Hadfield of Rare Earth discussed Japan’s criminal justice system.

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Why does the moon look so much bigger when it’s on the horizon?

February 4, 2020

The moon looks bigger when it’s on the horizon. Why? A New York Times video.

Related:

“What Is a Supermoon?” Elizabeth Howell, Space.com

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Art Nouveau Birthed the Sixties’ Psychedelic Style

January 31, 2020

Maybe you’ve seen some of your grandpa’s trippy psychedelic posters. The style’s origins are even older than Gramps, though. Marie Cascione explains. A Vox video.

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America’s Class Problem

January 30, 2020

You’ve heard about the 1%, but Matthew Stewart argues that 9.9% of the U.S. population is America’s new aristocracy, and it’s an insidious threat to the promise of American democracy. A video from The Atlantic.

More:

“The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy,” Matthew Stewart, The Atlantic

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Losing the War Against Bacteria

January 29, 2020

Bacteria are outsmarting our wonder drugs. A New York Times videos.

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The history of the world according to cats

January 28, 2020

“The history of the world according to cats,” a TED-Ed video by by Eva-Maria Geigl, dircted and animated by Chintis Lundgren.

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Is Your Plastic Really Being Recycled?

January 24, 2020

Is your plastic actually being recycled? A New York Times Video Op Ed.

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