Posts Tagged ‘videos’

The Greatest Invention

March 21, 2017

What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine.

“Thank you, industrialization. Thank you, steel mill. And thank you, chemical processing industry that gave us time to read books.”

Related:

“Hans Rosling, statistician and sword-swallower, has died,” The Economist

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A 13-Year-Old Watched ICE Arrest Her Father

March 13, 2017

As Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez dropped his daughters off at school in L.A. on February 28th, he was pulled over by ICE agents. His 13-year-old daughter Fatima was still in the backseat and recorded the arrest with her cell phone.

Mr. Avelica-Gonzalez, a citizen of Mexico, has lived and worked in the U.S. for 25 years. His four daughters were all born in the U.S.

More:

“Immigrant arrested by ICE after dropping daughter off at school, sending shockwaves through neighborhood,” Andrea Castillo, Los Angeles Times

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You’re the Kind of Girl

March 12, 2017

“You’re the Kind of Girl,” by Lee Fields & The Expressions. Video directed by Jeff Bierman.

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Daylight Saving Time Is Dumb

March 12, 2017

“Daylight Saving Time,” asks John Oliver, “why is this still a thing?”

Related:

“Daylight saving time begins Sunday: 6 things to know about ‘springing forward,’” Brian Resnick, Vox

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Mona

March 10, 2017

Phil Edwards explains how the Mona Lisa got be .. all that.

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GOP Hero: The Movie

March 7, 2017

The Republican who stood up to President Donald Trump. Coming to a nation near you. Sometime. Maybe.

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Ain’t No Fish

March 6, 2017

“Some Days There Just Ain’t No Fish.” Produced and directed by Miki Cash and Tom Gasek of Wonky Films. Song written by Carl Sigman and Bob Russell; sung by Hoagy Carmichael.

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2001: A Picasso Odyssey

March 5, 2017

2001: A Space Odyssey, in the style of Pablo Picasso. A “style transfer” by Bhautik Joshi.

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Like You Mean It

March 4, 2017

“Like You Mean It,” by Oakland’s California Honeydrops. Video directed by Jim Farber.

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You Must Have Met Little Caroline?

March 4, 2017

JD McPherson performs “You Must Have Met Little Caroline?” live at the 88.1 KDHX Studios in St. Louis, October 27, 2015.

JD McPherson website

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