Posts Tagged ‘Vox videos’

Prevent Coronavirus: Wash Your Hands. With Soap.

March 26, 2020

Wash your hands. Use soap.

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Akhnaten, the Opera

March 24, 2020

The 1984 Phillip Glass opera Akhnaten is set around 1350 B.C.E. in the Egyptian cities of Thebes and  Akhetaten. In New York, the Metropolitan Opera staged performances in 2019. This Vox video shows how.

Related:

“Akhnaten’ Puts You on Philip Glass Time,” Anthony Tommasini, New York Times

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Your Body Is a Natural History Museum

March 12, 2020

The vestigial structures in each of our bodies are signs of our evolutionary history.

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Teaching in America doesn’t have to be this tough.

March 10, 2020

Teachers in America have a much tougher job than their peers in other developed countries, like Sweden (which is mispelled in this video- oops). A Vox video by Liz Scheltens.

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Australia’s Inferno and Africa’s Floods

March 5, 2020

Fires are normal in Australia. This year was off the charts. A Vox video by Danush Parvaneh, Madeline Marshall, and Kimberly Mas.

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Australia: Are Koalas Kaput?

March 5, 2020

Have Australia’s massive wildfires turned all it’s iconic koalas into crispy critters? An ecologist explains in this Vox video.

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Presidential Primaries

February 28, 2020

“America’s presidential primaries, explained,” a Vox video by Madeline Marshall, Li Zhou, Adam Freelander, and Dion Lee.

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Who pays the lowest taxes in the US?

February 14, 2020

Who pays the lowest taxes in the USA? Yep, that’s right, poor folks.

More:

“How to Tax Our Way Back to Justice,” Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, New York Times

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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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Why People Think They See Ghosts

January 22, 2020

Many people think they see ghosts. Dean Peterson explains why. A Vox video.

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