Posts Tagged ‘videos’

Tax Day Doesn’t Have to Suck

April 17, 2018

“The IRS could actually do your taxes for you, saving billions of dollars and hundreds of millions of hours, and eliminating the pain of tax day.” A Vox video.

More:

“Doing taxes is such a pain that Americans forgo billions in savings to just get it over with,” Dan Kopf, Quartz

Related:

“IRS electronic filing system breaks down hours before midnight deadline,” Jeffrey Stein and Mike DeBonis, Washington Post

“Americans don’t pay enough taxes,” Paul Waldman, The Week

“Trump files for an extension on his taxes,” Louis Nelson, Politico

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Rush Hour

April 16, 2018

“Rush Hour,” a short film by Fernando Livschitz.

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Flying Over Mars

April 13, 2018

Jan Fröjdman used real images of Mars taken by the HiRISE camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to create this rendering of a Red Planet flyover.

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Rebuilding Little Pakistan in Post-9/11 America

April 12, 2018

In 2002, Mohammad Razvi started the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO) in Brooklyn. A video from The New Yorker.

More:

“Fighting for the Immigrants of Little Pakistan,” Jennifer Gonnerman, The New Yorker

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How the US failed to rebuild Afghanistan

April 11, 2018

“Where the road ends in Afghanistan, the Taliban begin.”
The U.S. has been in Afghanistan since 2001, and US strategy has centered on rebuilding Afghanistan’s crumbling infrastructure, mostly to expedite military logistics and maneuvers. Over $3 billion has been spent on a single project, the Ring Road. It was never completed.This Vox video explains.

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Health Care Super Users

April 5, 2018

Each year,  5 percent of the U.S. population is responsible for 50 percent of the nation’s medical spending. Animation by Yukai Du. Written by Yukai Du, Nicolas Pollock, and Andrew McGill for The Atlantic.

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Flying Penguins

April 1, 2018

The discovery of flying penguins was revealed by the BBC on April 1, 2008. Terry Jones explains how they fly thousands of miles to the rainforests of South America to “spend the winter basking in the tropical sun.”

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The YouTube Collection

April 1, 2018

You can own it all with The YouTube Collection. Introduced April 1, 2012.

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Peugeot RCZ Introduces Mood Paint

April 1, 2018

Peugeot introduced the Mood Paint feature on their RCZ sports coupé on April 1, 2012.

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King’s College Choir Announces Major Change

April 1, 2018

King’s College Choir announces major change, April 1, 2014.

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