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  • Asian flush, explained
    Asian flush, explained
    It's not because they're drunker than you are. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Asian flush, also widely known as Asian glow, is when Chinese, Japanese and Korean people turn...
  • Decoding the ancient astronomy of Stonehenge
    Decoding the ancient astronomy of Stonehenge
    The solstice alignments of Stonehenge, explained. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Note: A previous version of this video referred imprecisely to "Neolithic Britain" when discussin...
  • How Snapchat's filters work
    How Snapchat's filters work
    The engineering behind Snapchat's augmented-reality selfies. /// Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand...
  • Joss Fong AMV
    Joss Fong AMV
    Song is a cover (can't remember who exactly, but should be easy to find) of Believe - Hollywood Undead.
  • Expensive wine is for suckers
    Expensive wine is for suckers
    You don't have to spend a lot of money on a bottle of wine. Few wine experts and regular people can tell the difference between expensive wine and cheap wine. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo....
  • Climate change: Earth's giant game of Tetris - Joss Fong
    Climate change: Earth's giant game of Tetris - Joss Fong
    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/climate-change-earth-s-giant-game-of-tetris-joss-fong There's a game of Tetris happening on a global scale: The playing space is planet Earth, and...
  • Yellowface is a bad look, Hollywood
    Yellowface is a bad look, Hollywood
    Stop casting white actors to play Asians maybe? Scarlett Johansson's casting in 'Ghost in the Shell' is just one of the latest examples of a white actor playing an Asian character, a practice...
  • How Americans got stuck with endless drug ads
    How Americans got stuck with endless drug ads
    And what they're doing to our health. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving...
  • Our video recommendations | Thank you 2 million subscribers!
    Our video recommendations | Thank you 2 million subscribers!
    Here are some awesome videos that our team thinks you should check out: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ8cMiYb3G5eqy5GUl0V3MFUSiMyPF8qp Individual recommendations: Joe Posner :...
  • Why Kevin Spacey's accent in House of Cards sounds off
    Why Kevin Spacey's accent in House of Cards sounds off
    The linguistics behind Kevin Spacey's Southern accent in House of Cards. Read What linguists say about Kevin Spacey's bizarre Southern accent on House of Cards: http://www.vox.com/2015/2/27/8119...
  • The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see
    The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see
    Here are all the photos flying through interstellar space on Voyager's Golden Record. http://www.vox.com/2015/11/11/9702090/voyager-golden-record-pictures Sources: http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/sp...
  • How scientists discovered Homo naledi, the new human ancestor
    How scientists discovered Homo naledi, the new human ancestor
    If these 2 explorers were slightly fatter, it might have never happened. Find out more: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/evolution/dawn-of-humanity.html http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150...
  • How a 15-year-old solved a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 seconds
    How a 15-year-old solved a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 seconds
    Rubik's Cube world record-holder Collin Burns tells us how he did it. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO YouTube sources: Collin Burns https://www.youtube.com/user/collinbxyz...
  • Magic Eye: The optical illusion, explained
    Magic Eye: The optical illusion, explained
    The science behind the stereogram craze of the 1990s. You might have remembered when sterograms appeared on Seinfeld. Learn about how these images trick the brain. Sources: MagicEye.com...
  • Why Russia is invading Ukraine, explained in 2 minutes
    Why Russia is invading Ukraine, explained in 2 minutes
    In August, after months of increasingly assertive intervention into the Ukraine crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin crossed a major line by invading the country's rebel-held east with...
  • Bernie Sanders' accent, explained
    Bernie Sanders' accent, explained
    Bernie Sanders' accent, explained Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO This year two major presidential candidates — Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump — speak with a New York...
  • Save the salamanders, unsung heroes of the forest
    Save the salamanders, unsung heroes of the forest
    Foreign salamanders could infect American salamanders with a flesh eating fungus and destroy them. Brian Resnick explains the worldwide crisis: http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2015/12/10/988...
  • Sweet potatoes and yams: What's the difference?
    Sweet potatoes and yams: What's the difference?
    Americans have been confused for centuries. Note: We uploaded this video a year ago, but we're sending it out again for Thanksgiving this year. Happy Thanksgiving! Subscribe to our channel!...
  • Why underdogs do better in hockey than basketball
    Why underdogs do better in hockey than basketball
    A statistical analysis of luck vs skill in sports. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Sources: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00A07FR4W/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1...
  • Want faster wifi? Here are 5 weirdly easy tips.
    Want faster wifi? Here are 5 weirdly easy tips.
    We've been putting our routers in the wrong place this whole time. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Find many more wifi tips here: http://www.vox.com/2014/12/31/7471309/wifi-faster...
  • Why Do We Sleep? - Instant Egghead #55
    Why Do We Sleep? - Instant Egghead #55
    We spend nearly a third of our lives asleep, but scientists don't agree on sleep's purpose. Scientific American contributor Joss Fong explains what we know, and don't know, about our nightly...
  • The NFL's concussion crisis, explained
    The NFL's concussion crisis, explained
    The concussion crisis in football is getting harder and harder to ignore. The sport is trying to change the rules to protect players, but danger could be too deep in its DNA. Further reading:...
  • Why a total solar eclipse is such a big deal
    Why a total solar eclipse is such a big deal
    How solar and lunar eclipses work. Note: This is an update of a video we published in 2015. Sources: Getty Images https://www.amazon.com/Totality-Great-American-Eclipses-2017/dp/0198795696/ref=...
  • Where Do We Fit? | Jess Fong | TEDxAsburyPark
    Where Do We Fit? | Jess Fong | TEDxAsburyPark
    Being Asian-American in this country can be a conflicting experience because one is caught in the middle of many different social dynamics: between mainstream American vs. one's own traditional...
  • An earthquake in the developing world vs. the US
    An earthquake in the developing world vs. the US
    UPDATE: A 65-year-old woman in California has died due to injuries sustained during the earthquake, so the death count is not zero as stated in the video: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-l...
  • The bizarre physics of fire ants
    The bizarre physics of fire ants
    They're not just an animal, they're a material. And that's got engineers interested. // Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO For more information about the Hu lab: http://www.hu.gatech...
  • The big debate about the future of work, explained
    The big debate about the future of work, explained
    Why economists and futurists disagree about the future of the labor market. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Sources: https://economics.mit.edu/files/11563 https://www.aeaweb.org/...
  • How smart is today's artificial intelligence?
    How smart is today's artificial intelligence?
    Current AI is impressive, but it's not intelligent. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Sources: https://hbr.org/2016/11/what-artificial-intelligence-can-and-cant-do-right-now...
  • 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...
  • Fear and loathing at a Trump rally
    Fear and loathing at a Trump rally
    Islamophobia in America goes much deeper than Donald Trump. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Video by Joe Posner, with many thanks to Max Fisher, Dara Lind, Ezra Klein and Joss...
  • My Trailer for the (sociolinguistics) video by Joss Fong (from Vox)
    My Trailer for the (sociolinguistics) video by Joss Fong (from Vox)
    The original is at https://goo.gl/NscNOv narrated by journalist Joss Fong from the Vox (vox in Old Latin means voice) website.
  • Non-directed Kidney Donor Dylan Matthews:  It's All Happening!
    Non-directed Kidney Donor Dylan Matthews: It's All Happening!
    Hear the story of the kidney donation of Dylan Matthews, who started a chain that benefited several people in need of a kidney. For more, go to the National Kidney Registry website (http://www.kid...
  • Tales from the shadow of the moon
    Tales from the shadow of the moon
    Eclipse chasers tell us what it's like to witness a total solar eclipse. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse in the US will likely be...
  • The Mind-Blowing Mathematics of Sunflowers - Instant Egghead #59
    The Mind-Blowing Mathematics of Sunflowers - Instant Egghead #59
    Why do the number of spirals in a sunflower match up with the integers 34, 55, 89 and 144 -- numbers found in the famous Fibonacci Sequence? Scientific American editor John Matson explains....
  • Boko Haram and the crisis in Nigeria, explained
    Boko Haram and the crisis in Nigeria, explained
    Here's what you need to know about Boko Haram, the Islamist group terrorizing northeast Africa's largest democracy. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is news website...
  • The state of gun violence in the US, explained in 18 charts
    The state of gun violence in the US, explained in 18 charts
    America doesn't have a gun problem, it has several of them. These charts and maps break down the scope of the problem: http://bit.ly/2odFYVK No other developed country in the world has anywhere...
  • 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...
  • How the BBC films the night side of Planet Earth
    How the BBC films the night side of Planet Earth
    The technology that helps wildlife filmmakers see in the dark. Watch the previous episodes in this mini-series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAOKOJhzYXk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpbmWqQ...
  • Who Owns Outer Space? - Instant Egghead
    Who Owns Outer Space? - Instant Egghead
    A 1967 United Nations treaty states that outer space isn't up for grabs.This hasn't stopped at least one entrepreneur from selling land on our closest celestial neighbors. Scientific American...
  • Chart: Lawmaking has a liberal bias
    Chart: Lawmaking has a liberal bias
    This chart, from a paper by political scientists Matt Grossmann and David A. Hopkins, shows that governance usually means bigger government, even when Republicans are in charge. Source: http://matt...
  • Water With Lemon For Weight Loss
    Water With Lemon For Weight Loss
    Vox helps you cut through the noise and understand what's driving events in the headlines and in our lives, on everything from Taxes to Terrorism to Taylor Swift. For much much more, head over...
  • Why Are Life-Like Robots Creepy? - Instant Egghead #53
    Why Are Life-Like Robots Creepy? - Instant Egghead #53
    Lifelike robots and animations can elicit a response that's somewhere between uncomfortable and creeped out. Scientific American editor Larry Greenemeier explains why. More to explore: What...
  • The Phases of the Moon
    The Phases of the Moon
    It's a common misconception that the moon phases are caused by shadows cast by Earth. Actually, they simply result from the angle at which we can see the side of the moon facing the sun. The...
  • The US is bombing Syria to destroy ISIS. Here's why that won't work.
    The US is bombing Syria to destroy ISIS. Here's why that won't work.
    The US just began bombing campaign in Syria as part of a broader strategy to root ISIS out of both Syria and Iraq. Too bad it's likely to fail. Zack Beauchamp explains in 2 minutes. Words...
  • Lose Weight Fast With Lemon
    Lose Weight Fast With Lemon
    Vox helps you cut through the noise and understand what's driving events in the headlines and in our lives, on everything from Taxes to Terrorism to Taylor Swift. For much much more, head over...
  • Top Lose Weight
    Top Lose Weight
    Vox helps you cut through the noise and understand what's driving events in the headlines and in our lives, on everything from Taxes to Terrorism to Taylor Swift. For much much more, head over...
  • How wildlife films warp time
    How wildlife films warp time
    Slow motion and timelapse can reveal the wonders of the natural world. Check back next Monday for the next episode in this mini-series. Watch the previous episode here: https://www.youtube.com/wat...
  • Airplane black boxes, explained
    Airplane black boxes, explained
    Sometimes flight recorders are the only way the victims' families will know what happened to the plane. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Immediately following an airplane crash...
  • Can Microbes Clean Up Our Oily Mess? - Instant Egghead #58
    Can Microbes Clean Up Our Oily Mess? - Instant Egghead #58
    With an estimated 70 oil spills every day in the U.S. and tons of plastic garbage littering our oceans, humans could really use some help cleaning up. Scientific American editor David Biello...
  • Healthy Diet
    Healthy Diet
    Vox helps you cut through the noise and understand what's driving events in the headlines and in our lives, on everything from Taxes to Terrorism to Taylor Swift. For much much more, head over...