Posts Tagged ‘Vox’

Fingerprints

March 19, 2019

The first conviction based on fingerprint evidence was in 1911.But how reliable is fingerprint analysis? Dean Peterson of Vox investigates.

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Ouija Boards

March 15, 2019

Where did Ouija boards come from? No, we don’t mean Amazon.com. A Vox video by Phil Edwards.

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Shopping Malls

February 27, 2019

What America’s shopping mall decline means for social space. A Vox video. by Carlos Waters.

“Our lives are lived in 1 of 3 places, the home, the workplace and the ‘third place,’ which is anywhere outside of those two.

Toward the end of the 20th century, the regional shopping mall had become that third place, the hang-out spot in suburban America. This was largely by design — an immigrant architect created the first mall in the vision that it would be a community gathering place.

The plan didn’t work out as he intended. While malls did take off, they more often than not couldn’t quite catch on as ideal ‘third places.’ But with an estimated 25% of shopping malls expected to close in the next five years, there’s an opportunity to re-examine where Americans spend their time and what could be the next iteration of the third place.”

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Slow Driver In the Left Lane: Don’t Be That Guy!

January 31, 2019

“Why You Shouldn’t Drive Slowly in the Left Lane.” A Vox video by Christophe Haubursin and Joseph Stromberg.

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Glorious Technicolor

January 16, 2019

“How Technicolor changed movies,” a Vox video by Phil Edwards.

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‘Pro wrestling is an art form’

November 9, 2018

Pro wrestling is an art form, ballet for beefy guys,morality plays for our time.

A Vox video.

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Why we still need courtroom sketch artists

October 12, 2018

Dean Peterson explains why we still need courtroom sketch artists. A Vox video.

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North Korea, In Japan

October 3, 2018

Stateless Koreans in Japan have been adopted by North Korea. Johnny Harris of Vox explains.

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From Boxy to Curvy

September 24, 2018

In the 1970s, cars were big boxes. When did they start to look like root vegetables? Vox explains. More here.

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How to Sell a Million Dollar Work of Art

August 23, 2018

How do you sell (very) strange artwork for millions of dollars? Dion Lee explains.

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