Posts Tagged ‘videos’

The Largest Egg in the World

June 1, 2020

The largest egg in the world is in the ornithology collection of Chicago’s Field Museum. Curator John Bates explains in this Atlas Obscura video. It was laid by a 9 foot tall, 1600 lb. Aepyornis maximus or Elephant Bird, now extinct.

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The Infinite Now

May 29, 2020

“The Infinite Now,” a “cinemagraph” by Armand Dijcks, animating still photographs by Ray Collins. Soundtrack by André Heuvelman.

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Winners Take All

May 28, 2020

According to Anand Giridharadas, ““the global elite’s efforts to ‘change the world’ preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve.” This animation by Cognitive distills his full talk at RSA down to about five minutes. You can also read his book about this.

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The Economics of K-Pop

May 27, 2020

K-Pop, South Korea’s pop music, is big business. A PolyMatter video.

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The Rise And Fall Of Orange Juice

May 26, 2020

“The Rise And Fall Of Orange Juice.” Cheddar explains.

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Fauci

May 21, 2020

Who is Dr. Anthony Fauci? A Vox video by Phil Edwards, Mona Lalwani, and Rajaa Elidrissi.

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Contact Tracing

May 20, 2020

Contact tracing can help stem the spread of COVID-19.

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“How Do You Do Contact Tracing? Poor Countries Have Plenty Of Advice.” Jason Beaubien, NPR News

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Voting by mail could save the US election

May 18, 2020

Sending voters to polling places during the coronavirus pandemic in November would endanger both the election and the electorate. Voters shouldn’t have to risk their lives to perform their civic duty. They don’t have to. Americans have long voted through the mail. It’s safe, simple, and secure.

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Mass Layoffs in the US, But Not the UK

May 15, 2020

Millions of Americans have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis. But it didn’t have to be that way. Liz Scheltens of Vox explains.

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“Pandemic shows contrasts between US, European safety nets,” David McHugh., Associated Press

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The Space Wall

May 14, 2020

“The Space Wall,” a short film by Jason Allen Lee. Soundtrack by Paul Vinsonhaler.

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