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Many people consider The Room to be the worst movie of all time. So why do thousands of people flock to midnight screenings of it every month? 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 the events in the headlines. Check
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It’s all about using the entire width of the road and finding the ideal line. Subscribe and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Cars travel at their fastest speeds when moving in a straight line, and Formula 1 is no different. F1 racers drive at over 215 mph on the
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Thoughtfully curated, thoroughly explained. You’re watching a special livestream: our linear TV channel that brings together the best of Vox and other networks at our parent company Vox Media, including @The Verge, @Eater, @Secret Base, and more. This week we’re bringing the stream to YouTube so you can discover our favorite work across Vox Media,
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The G forces were out of this world. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO If you’ve ever been on a modern looping roller coaster, you’ve probably experienced a thrilling, safe, and mostly comfortable ride. But this wasn’t always the case. Just over 100 years ago, loop-the-loops were painful,
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Mao Zedong swimming in a river in 1966 was a big deal. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab In 1966, Mao Zedong, China’s communist leader and the founder of the People’s Republic of China, was rumored to be in failing health. The devastating policies of his Great Leap Forward (1958-1962) — which forced millions of
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It’s a hippo invasion. Become a member of the Vox Video Lab! http://bit.ly/video-lab Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Sign up for the Borders newsletter: http://www.vox.com/borders-email Drug lord Pablo Escobar smuggled four hippos into his own personal zoo during the 1980’s. But wild hippos are usually only native to
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There’s a case for making playgrounds riskier. This video is presented by Wix, sign up at https://www.wix.com/go/vox Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The stereotypical modern playground — with its bright colors and rubberized flooring — is designed to be clean, safe, and lawsuit-proof. But that isn’t necessarily the best design for kids. US playground designers
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Making accurate world maps is mathematically impossible. Follow Johnny on Instagram www.instagram.com/johnny.harris/ Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab: http://bit.ly/video-lab Maps are flat representations of our spherical planet. Johnny Harris cut open a plastic globe to understand just what it takes to turn a sphere into something flat. His struggle
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Terrorist groups are destabilizing countries all over the continent. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Islamist terrorist groups have found a new home and it’s not in the Middle East — it’s in Africa. Specifically, the Sahel, a band of territory in West Africa between the Sahara desert and the savannah. Since the early 2000s, Islamist
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President Obama’s final State of the Union address to the nation was about an hour long. We cut it down for you. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Read the full text of the speech here: http://www.vox.com/2016/1/12/10758328/state-of-the-union-2016-full-text Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events
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The Netflix hit went old-school for its opening credits. Correction: The final iteration of the logo, in ITC Benguiat, was designed by the content agency Contend, not Imaginary Forces. Imaginary Forces then designed the title sequence based off of that logo. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut
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To Queen Victoria, marriages were about strategic alliances. Correction: At 5:38, the map of post-war Germany is missing eastern Prussia. The borders of Austria-Hungary should also include portions of northern Serbia and southern Poland. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO This video was produced in collaboration between Vox and BBCThree. Over the course of her 63-year
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Tornado Alley experiences more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world — why? This video is presented by CuriosityStream: https://www.curiositystream.com/Vox Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The United States experiences more tornadoes than any other country, averaging over 1,200 per year. Most of those twisters are touching down in the central part of the country
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The only way is by surviving “the rule of four”. 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 the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Most
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Drugs are bad, but the drug war is worse. It’s possible that legalizing marijuana could be a huge public-health win. Subscribe to our channel! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=voxdotcom Vox.com is news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on
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The hidden meaning behind Pope Francis’s clothes. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The pope is one of the most recognizable figures in the world, in large part because of the clothes he wears: all white, ornate ponchos, various hats. But all popes don’t actually dress alike. There
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The Concorde gave us supersonic transport. But why did this supersonic plane fail? The answer is complicated. Follow Phil Edwards and Vox Almanac on Facebook for more: https://www.facebook.com/philedwardsinc1/ 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 the events in the headlines.
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Plain old soap and water absolutely annihilate coronavirus. Support Vox by joining the Video Lab at http://vox.com/join or making a one-time contribution here: http://vox.com/contribute You’ve been told a thousand times: wash your hands to stop the spread of COVID-19. But why does this work so well? It has to do with the way the soap
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The letter now signifies loyalty to the Russian president. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak caused controversy in March 2022 when he accepted a bronze medal at a World Cup event, all while sporting a taped-on letter “Z” on his uniform. The Z symbol
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Mall santa, carny, and CEO: How Homer Simpson’s jobs represent America. Here’s the full article and list of jobs: http://www.vox.com/2016/9/6/12752476/the-simpsons-homer-middle-class Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Video by Estelle Caswell Zachary Crockett Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out
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Hong Kong’s superstitious skyline. Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Sign up for the Vox Borders newsletter: https://www.vox.com/borders-email Watch episode 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StW7oGSR_Mg Watch episode 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQyxG4vTyZ8 Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Hong Kong’s famous skyline is known for its colorful lights and modern buildings, but a closer look reveals
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It’s not just about fruit. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In September 2021, China banned the import of sugar apples, or atemoya, from Taiwan, claiming they were bringing in pests. Critics say pests are an excuse, and China is weaponizing trade with Taiwan. And this isn’t the
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What vending machines can teach you about this country Subscribe to the Vox Borders newsletter for weekly updates: http://www.vox.com/borders-email Follow Johnny for more photos and videos from his travels around the globe. Facebook: https://goo.gl/l0x5cA Instagram: https://goo.gl/CduwlO While in Japan I noticed vending machines everywhere. Looking into it a little deeper a discovered that there’s a
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The battle for Ukraine’s skies has enormous stakes. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Russian air force is huge. Ukraine’s is not. And yet, more than two weeks into Russia’s war in Ukraine, one of the biggest surprises was that Russia had not yet achieved control of
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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 anywhere in US territory, the National Transportation Safety Board dispatches a team of investigators to survey the wreckage, gather information from the airline and from air traffic control,
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Wingdings is the font made entirely out of symbols. But why? Follow Phil Edwards and Vox Almanac on Facebook for more: https://www.facebook.com/philedwardsinc1/ As a means of writing sentences, Wingdings fails — but that was never its purpose. It was created to be used as a unique tool for the pre-internet era. It was akin to
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