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  • The diet that helps fight climate change
    The diet that helps fight climate change
    You don't have to go vegan to fight climate change. Research shows that small changes to our diets can make big differences. Climate Lab is produced by the University of California in partnershi...
  • These factory workers get paid to go to school
    These factory workers get paid to go to school
    Can we make apprenticeships great again? In many cases, automation is changing the workforce faster than we can keep up. Manufacturers say they expect to have millions of unfilled positions....
  • NASA's plan to save Earth from a giant asteroid
    NASA's plan to save Earth from a giant asteroid
    Don't panic. /// Sources: Source article: https://www.vox.com/a/asteroid-day Chicxulub impact information: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=8 NASA JPL: https://www.nasa.gov/as...
  • The US medical system is still haunted by slavery
    The US medical system is still haunted by slavery
    Black women's history matters in medicine. Read ProPublica's feature piece on how the US is the most dangerous industrialized country in which to give birth, and racial disparities in maternal...
  • How J Dilla humanized his MPC3000
    How J Dilla humanized his MPC3000
    J Dilla made his MPC3000 musical. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO There's a halo of reverence around J Dilla, a producer and beatmaker from Detroit who made some of the...
  • Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa
    Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa
    The death trap that separates Europe and Africa still can't stop everyone. Check out the full Vox Borders experience, including a look at how we made this series, online: http://bit.ly/vox-borders...
  • The fight to make bad jobs better
    The fight to make bad jobs better
    It's easy to find a job, just not a good one. Sources: https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/04_jobs_autor.pdf https://cew-7632.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/Americas-Divided-Recove...
  • How Technicolor changed movies
    How Technicolor changed movies
    What was "glorious Technicolor?" It was a groundbreaking technology — but it was more than that, too. Find an extra commentary video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJCtHs-dh0M To...
  • The real reason American health care is so expensive
    The real reason American health care is so expensive
    Hint: single-payer won't fix America's health care spending. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Americans don't drive up the price by consuming more health care. They don't...
  • Why cities are full of uncomfortable benches
    Why cities are full of uncomfortable benches
    That bench won't be yours forever. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO When designing urban spaces, city planners have many competing interests to balance. After all, cities are...
  • Building a border at 4,600 meters
    Building a border at 4,600 meters
    How China and Nepal are taming the Himalaya mountains. Follow Johnny to stay up to date on Vox Borders: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyh...
  • The robot-proof job men aren't taking
    The robot-proof job men aren't taking
    Nursing is the job of the future. So why have men stayed away? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO It's easy to imagine that the jobs of the future, if they even exist, will...
  • Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all?
    Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all?
    Shared space designs, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here: https://99percentinvisible.org/ Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Some cities in Europe are undergoing...
  • 9 charts to be thankful for: humanity is getting better
    9 charts to be thankful for: humanity is getting better
    It's not all bad news out there. For more data about how the world is getting better. Longevity: https://ourworldindata.org/life-expectancy/ Global poverty: https://www.vox.com/world/2016/10/2/...
  • How Trump turned Sean Hannity into a conspiracy theorist
    How Trump turned Sean Hannity into a conspiracy theorist
    Hannity has transformed from typical right-wing pundit into Fox News' leading conspiracy theorist, and that's making the network's advertisers nervous. Follow Strikethrough on Facebook! https://ww...
  • How the US outsourced border security to Mexico
    How the US outsourced border security to Mexico
    Mexico is doing America's immigration dirty work. Follow Johnny to stay up to date: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyharrisvox My...
  • How job surveillance is changing trucking in America
    How job surveillance is changing trucking in America
    Automation is coming for truckers – but first, they're being watched. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The promise of self-driving trucks will radically reshape one of America's...
  • The military coup in Zimbabwe, explained
    The military coup in Zimbabwe, explained
    Why the Zimbabwe coup is not a revolution. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On November 14th 2017, Zimbabwe military troops drove tanks into the capital city, Harare. They...
  • The environmental cost of free two-day shipping
    The environmental cost of free two-day shipping
    What's the environmental impact of online shopping and what are the solutions to make it more sustainable? Climate Lab is produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox....
  • Walking while black
    Walking while black
    Jacksonville's enforcement of pedestrian violations raises concerns about another example of racial profiling: http://propub.li/2hCCBaE After watching a viral video of a Jacksonville cop...
  • The all-American fruit you've probably never heard of
    The all-American fruit you've probably never heard of
    The founding fathers loved the pawpaw fruit, so how come almost nobody today has heard of them? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut...
  • How beauty brands failed women of color
    How beauty brands failed women of color
    But the industry is changing – and Rihanna's Fenty Beauty isn't the only brand laying the foundation for a more inclusive beauty industry. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO...
  • Why the rise of the robots won’t mean the end of work
    Why the rise of the robots won’t mean the end of work
    For now, at least, we have better things to worry about. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Sources: https://economics.mit.edu/files/11563 https://www.aeaweb.org/full_issue.php?doi=...
  • The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.
    The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.
    Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here: https://99percentinvisible.org/ Subscribe to our channel here: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Japan's Shinkansen doesn't look...
  • Harassment is breaking Twitter's free speech experiment
    Harassment is breaking Twitter's free speech experiment
    Twitter started off as a radical free speech experiment, but widespread harassment is forcing the social media giant to rethink what kind of platform it wants to be. Follow Strikethrough on...
  • How to break the two-party hold on American politics
    How to break the two-party hold on American politics
    Replacing our current system with proportional representation will make more room for the wide range of views in US politics. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news...
  • Catalonia’s independence movement, explained
    Catalonia’s independence movement, explained
    This referendum was not the region's first. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On October 1st Catalonia held a controversial referendum on independence. Before the vote took...
  • The latest revelation that ties the Trump campaign to Russia
    The latest revelation that ties the Trump campaign to Russia
    It sure looks like collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand...
  • Inside North Korea's bubble in Japan
    Inside North Korea's bubble in Japan
    Why North Korea has children's schools in Japan Follow Johnny to stay up to date on Vox Borders: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyharris...
  • The dollhouses of death that changed forensic science
    The dollhouses of death that changed forensic science
    Frances Glessner Lee created dollhouses with dead dolls. In this episode of Vox Almanac, Vox's Phil Edwards explains why. Follow Phil Edwards on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/philedwards...
  • Why this awful sounding album is a masterpiece
    Why this awful sounding album is a masterpiece
    Brace yourselves, this video is about Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band. Trout Mask Replica, by Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band was inducted into the Library...
  • The opioid crisis is making grandparents become parents again
    The opioid crisis is making grandparents become parents again
    Grandparents are struggling to raise grandchildren on their own. /// Sources: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/ https://aspe.hhs.gov/report/children-temporary-assistance-needy-families-tanf-chil...
  • How Southern socialites rewrote Civil War history
    How Southern socialites rewrote Civil War history
    The United Daughters of the Confederacy altered the South's memory of the Civil War. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the...
  • It's time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean
    It's time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean
    Why Russia wants to own the North Pole. Follow Johnny to stay up to date: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyharrisvox Vox Borders...
  • What the names for bodies of water mean
    What the names for bodies of water mean
    What do all those bodies of water really mean? In this episode of Vox Almanac, Phil Edwards travels through the map to define bodies of water. Find Phil Edwards on Facebook here: https://www.face...
  • YouTube's messy fight with its most extreme creators
    YouTube's messy fight with its most extreme creators
    YouTube has to appeal to advertisers to make money, but its most extreme creators are pushing the video platform into a tough debate and censorship and free speech on the internet. Follow...
  • How drug companies make you buy more medicine than you need
    How drug companies make you buy more medicine than you need
    They make eye drops too big -- and make you pay for the waste. This is our first installment in our collaboration with ProPublica. Check out the full piece at https://www.propublica.org/article/dru...
  • Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds
    Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds
    One island, two worlds. Follow Johnny on social media to stay up to date: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyharrisvox The six Vox...
  • Vox Borders: Life at the edge of nations
    Vox Borders: Life at the edge of nations
    We're launching on Tuesday! The six Vox Borders documentaries are publishing every Tuesday starting October 17th, on Youtube and Facebook. To make sure you don't miss them, follow Johnny on...
  • Why we really really really like repetition in music
    Why we really really really like repetition in music
    It slays all day. In episode #5 of Vox Pop's Earworm, producer Estelle Caswell, comes to appreciate the art of repetition with the help of Colin Morris and Elizabeth Margulis. Colin is a...
  • How granite countertops took over American kitchens
    How granite countertops took over American kitchens
    Granite countertops are an American obsession. But how did they become so ubiquitous? Our nation's countertop history has had a few surprising twists and turns. This is the final episode in...
  • Why Rotten Tomatoes scores don't mean what they seem
    Why Rotten Tomatoes scores don't mean what they seem
    It's about consensus, not quality. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO EDIT: At 2:57, a previous version of this video mistakenly featured a clip from Atonement. The video has...
  • How tax breaks help the rich
    How tax breaks help the rich
    The US has a problem with income inequality. The current tax code makes it worse. Correction: At 2:20, we say that the Glenstone Museum is only open for private tours. But, in fact, it's...
  • The only wild monkeys in Europe
    The only wild monkeys in Europe
    I visited Gibraltar and hung out with monkeys. Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://goo.gl/CduwlO and Facebook: https://goo.gl/l0x5cA The first Vox Borders documentary is releasing on Youtube...
  • Why we still need courtroom sketch artists
    Why we still need courtroom sketch artists
    In an age where everyone's phone has a camera, why do we still rely on sketch artists to document trials? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps...
  • The gun modification that made the Las Vegas shooting so deadly
    The gun modification that made the Las Vegas shooting so deadly
    Bump stocks make semi-automatic guns behave like fully automatics. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO When a gunman opened fire on a crowd at a Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas...
  • Open offices are overrated
    Open offices are overrated
    If you work in an office, there's a good chance it's an open one. How did we get here? And why is it so bad? Find the Overrated Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/OverratedTheShow...
  • Don't fall for the antifa trap
    Don't fall for the antifa trap
    The media's panic about antifa reflects an old bias in the way journalists cover protest movements. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you...
  • Why Puerto Rico will be without power for months
    Why Puerto Rico will be without power for months
    The island was ill-prepared for a disaster of this magnitude. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Prior to 2006, Puerto Rico's economy was held together by United States business...
  • The ancient city designed to track time
    The ancient city designed to track time
    Keeping time was challenging for ancient civilizations, so this one built a city to do it. Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://goo.gl/CduwlO and Facebook: https://goo.gl/l0x5cA The first...