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The Instagram aesthetic that made QAnon mainstream
The Instagram aesthetic that made QAnon mainstream

Conspiracy theory researchers explain how QAnon hijacked #SaveTheChildren. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO At first glance, the images under the hashtag #SaveTheChildren don’t look th...

Published: 10/28/2020
The technology that’s replacing the green screen
The technology that’s replacing the green screen

The green screen is a Hollywood staple. Should it be? It’s easy to complain about overreliance on special effects, but for projects that require impossible-to-film environments or have incredibly exp...

Published: 10/23/2020
Why American public transit is so bad | 2020 Election
Why American public transit is so bad | 2020 Election

Most Americans have no choice but to drive. How do we change that? What do you wish the presidential candidates would talk about? http://vox.com/ElectionVideos In the middle of the 20th century, the...

Published: 10/22/2020
How America could lose its allies | 2020 Election
How America could lose its allies | 2020 Election

What is NATO? And why is it still around? What do you wish the presidential candidates would talk about? http://vox.com/ElectionVideos Almost 70 years ago, the US built a network of alliances unlik...

Published: 10/20/2020
How the next president could change policing | 2020 Election
How the next president could change policing | 2020 Election

What the candidates can (and can’t) do about police reform. What do you wish the presidential candidates would talk about? http://vox.com/ElectionVideos Police reform is a major issue in the 2020 e...

Published: 10/15/2020
How robots made this food commercial look effortless
How robots made this food commercial look effortless

Creating the perfect food commercial isn’t just a matter of great styling and a mouth-watering dish. Sometimes, you need a robot. Steve Giralt is a “visual engineer.” Check out his Instagram for more...

Published: 10/14/2020
The biggest radioactive spill in US history
The biggest radioactive spill in US history

How the US poisoned Navajo Nation. As World War Two was ending, the growing nuclear arms race put the US in need of uranium. It turned to Navajo Nation, where the uranium mining industry thrived for ...

Published: 10/11/2020
How US schools punish Black kids | 2020 Election
How US schools punish Black kids | 2020 Election

For the 50 million kids who attend public schools in the US, the 2020 election is personal. What do you wish the presidential candidates would talk about? http://vox.com/ElectionVideos When it come...

Published: 10/06/2020
How colorized photos helped introduce Japan to the world
How colorized photos helped introduce Japan to the world

The best hand-colored photos of the 19th century came from Japan. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab For over 200 years, Japan isolated itself from the outside world by forbidding mo...

Published: 10/01/2020
The $12 trillion ripple effect of Covid-19 [Advertiser content from the Gates Foundation]
The $12 trillion ripple effect of Covid-19 [Advertiser content from the Gates Foundation]

The pandemic has hit everyone, but it has hit us all in different ways. Many lives have been lost, a number that just entered seven digits. Millions have lost jobs. Others have lost trust in their fel...

Published: 10/01/2020
What voter suppression looks like online
What voter suppression looks like online

Why Russian operatives and domestic parties target Black voters in US elections. Join the Open Sourced Reporting Network: http://www.vox.com/opensourcednetwork Subscribe to our channel and turn on n...

Published: 09/29/2020
The forgotten “wade-ins” that transformed the US
The forgotten “wade-ins” that transformed the US

How beaches and pools became a battleground for US civil rights. Listen to the story on this episode of Today, Explained: https://spoti.fi/2GuKqLz When we think of the iconic moments of the Civil ...

Published: 09/25/2020
How US abortion policy targets the poor | 2020 Election
How US abortion policy targets the poor | 2020 Election

The 2020 US election could decide the fate of a 40-year-old ban on abortion funding. What do you wish the presidential candidates would talk about? http://vox.com/ElectionVideos For the past 44 yea...

Published: 09/23/2020
What it means to be Black in Brazil
What it means to be Black in Brazil

Racism rooted in slavery has not gone away in Brazil — and it took time until its existence was even acknowledged. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Brazil imported more African slaves ...

Published: 09/22/2020
How the Beirut explosion was a government failure
How the Beirut explosion was a government failure

And why Lebanon is on the verge of collapse. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On August 4, 2020, a massive explosion rocked Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon. The blast occurred when...

Published: 09/17/2020
How to prioritize and manage savings when home [Advertiser content from Bank of America]
How to prioritize and manage savings when home [Advertiser content from Bank of America]

In this segment from the Money Talks: Home Habits series, powered by Bank of America, Vox publisher Melissa Bell is joined by Tonya Rapley, financial educator and founder of My Fab Finance to discuss ...

Published: 09/11/2020
How reality TV shows cast the right people
How reality TV shows cast the right people

How do you find the perfect person for a reality show? We spoke to the casting director for Queer Eye (and a ton of other shows) to find out. Danielle Gervais is the Emmy-winning casting director for...

Published: 09/11/2020
How America can leave fossil fuels behind, in one chart
How America can leave fossil fuels behind, in one chart

What the 2020 US election means for climate change. Tell us what you think the presidential candidates should be talking about: http://vox.com/ElectionVideos All of recorded human history has happen...

Published: 09/10/2020
How the pandemic distorted time
How the pandemic distorted time

Our perception of time is incredibly malleable — no wonder the pandemic upended it. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO There used to be this thing called a party. The concept was simple ...

Published: 09/07/2020
How to be a cloud detective
How to be a cloud detective

What different clouds mean, explained for kids. Welcome to our first-ever week of programming for kids! If you’re standing outside and you look up, you’ll likely see something familiar above you: c...

Published: 09/04/2020
The secret history of dirt
The secret history of dirt

Dirt isn’t just the stuff beneath our feet. It’s the stuff of life. Welcome to our first-ever week of programming for kids!  Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Dirt is alive. It's f...

Published: 09/03/2020
Why bird nests aren't covered in poop
Why bird nests aren't covered in poop

An ornithologist explains how robin hatchlings and their parents keep their nest clean. Welcome to our first-ever week of programming for kids! Earlier this year I noticed a bird nest with a single...

Published: 09/02/2020
I made a catapult to launch marshmallows! Thanks, Leonardo da Vinci.
I made a catapult to launch marshmallows! Thanks, Leonardo da Vinci.

It’s time to make a catapult. Welcome to our first-ever week of programming for kids! We wanted to launch some marshmallows, so we built a miniature machine based on Leonardo da Vinci’s designs. L...

Published: 09/01/2020
What Black Lives Matter means to an 11-year-old
What Black Lives Matter means to an 11-year-old

Eleven-year-old Jolia Bossette on being a Black kid in America. Welcome to our first-ever week of programming for kids! The killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and hundreds of other Black Ame...

Published: 08/31/2020
The problem with banning TikTok
The problem with banning TikTok

TikTok’s in trouble. But so is the internet as we know it. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On August 6, President Trump issued an executive order prohibiting transactions with the vid...

Published: 08/29/2020
The myth of the 19th Amendment
The myth of the 19th Amendment

The suffrage movement didn’t protect all women’s right to vote. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On this landmark 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, historians Martha S. Jones and...

Published: 08/26/2020
Why face masks became political in the US
Why face masks became political in the US

How America screwed up its messaging on masks. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The message from public health experts is clear: wearing a mask can help stop the spread of coronavirus....

Published: 08/22/2020
The next pandemic could come from factory farms
The next pandemic could come from factory farms

We've engineered the perfect environment for deadly new germs. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab In the last half-century, the global production of meat has undergone a seismic shif...

Published: 08/18/2020
Help us cover the US election
Help us cover the US election

What do you think the candidates should be talking about? Tell us here: http://vox.com/ElectionVideos The US has a huge election coming up, but to explain it, we want your help. Instead of deciding ...

Published: 08/14/2020
Would you volunteer to get Covid-19?
Would you volunteer to get Covid-19?

A vaccine could take a long time. Some scientists are proposing a controversial plan that could get us one faster. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab With thousands of people dying ...

Published: 08/12/2020
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