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Being our best selves during coronavirus
269,402 views - 03/28/20
The virtual solidarity we all need right now. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The spread of coronavirus has affected...
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Why paid sick leave is essential to beating coronavirus
946,330 views - 03/27/20
Paid sick leave keeps everyone healthier. During a pandemic, it's a necessity. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab In...
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Social distancing during coronavirus, explained by an expert
802,266 views - 03/21/20
To fight coronavirus, we need to change how we live. Read more about the coronavirus pandemic at http://vox.com/coronavirus “Social...
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How soap kills the coronavirus
8,084,565 views - 03/18/20
Plain old soap and water absolutely annihilate coronavirus. Read more about the coronavirus pandemic at http://vox.com/coronavirus...
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Why fighting the coronavirus depends on you
6,189,091 views - 03/16/20
If we can slow the virus down, it could save hundreds of thousands of lives. Read more about the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic at...
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Delhi’s deadly riots, explained by an expert
893,630 views - 03/11/20
The new law that's testing India’s secular values. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On December 11th, 2019, India’s...
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How San Francisco erased a neighborhood
669,712 views - 03/10/20
A hotel at the heart of San Francisco’s housing wars Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab With an explosion of tech...
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How wildlife trade is linked to coronavirus
20,782,368 views - 03/06/20
And why the disease first appeared in China. NOTE: As our expert Peter Li points out in the video, “The majority of the people in China...
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The era of fake writing is upon us
668,890 views - 03/04/20
Computers just got a lot better at mimicking our language. Join the Open Sourced Reporting Network:...
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The case for Elizabeth Warren
838,337 views - 02/27/20
To fix the country's problems, you have to understand them. Up next: The case for Bernie Sanders: http://bit.ly/2wdX38E This video is...
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The case for Joe Biden
741,846 views - 02/27/20
It comes down to where the people who love him are. Up next: The case for Bernie Sanders: http://bit.ly/2wdX38E This video is one of a...
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The case for Pete Buttigieg
769,249 views - 02/27/20
What’s the case for a President Mayor Pete? Up next: The case for Bernie Sanders: http://bit.ly/2wdX38E This video is one of a series in...
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The case for Bernie Sanders
1,890,897 views - 02/27/20
To understand Bernie's future, look at what he's already done. Up next: The case for Joe Biden: http://bit.ly/2TibqRm This video is one...
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The conspiracy behind this famous statue
666,958 views - 02/26/20
The Venus de Milo has another missing piece. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Venus de Milo is iconic. Why? It turns...
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America's presidential primaries, explained
1,293,061 views - 02/21/20
Why does America's system for picking the president start in Iowa? Before Americans vote on the next president in November, both major...
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How the British royal family makes money
1,688,674 views - 02/19/20
This is what Harry and Meghan are giving up. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The British royal family is very...
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This photo triggered China's Cultural Revolution
1,371,159 views - 02/14/20
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...
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How a Bible prophecy shapes Trump's foreign policy
1,449,188 views - 02/12/20
For an influential group of American Christians, support for Israel -- and hatred of Iran -- are based in a biblical prophecy. Become a...
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Was this the greatest dog of all time?
474,151 views - 02/10/20
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog show had a champion who won three times in a row. How did she do it? Subscribe to our channel!...
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A VFX artist reacts to 5 Oscar-nominated movies
879,026 views - 02/08/20
The 2020 VFX Oscar nominations, explained by a VFX artist. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab 1917, Avengers: Endgame,...
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How to make a movie look like one long shot
1,015,327 views - 02/06/20
The trick to spotting cuts in a “one-take” film. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The Best Picture nominee 1917 tells...
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How ads follow you around the internet
808,330 views - 02/03/20
Hint: It’s why every site asks you to accept cookies. Join the Open Sourced Reporting Network: http://www.vox.com/opensourcednetwork...
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Why this Russian gas company sponsors soccer teams
1,216,298 views - 01/31/20
Gazprom’s soccer jersey strategy, explained. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Russia has the world’s largest reserves...
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That famous cello prelude, deconstructed
1,003,201 views - 01/30/20
Bach's G major prelude has captivated cellists and music lovers for years. Cellist Alisa Weilerstein deconstructs it. Bach's six cello...
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How Iran's Soleimani became a US target
1,816,058 views - 01/28/20
He commanded an army of militias across the Middle East. Correction: In a previous version of this video, we mistakenly labelled Iran's...
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The lost neighborhood under New York's Central Park
3,166,724 views - 01/20/20
Before Central Park was built, a historically black community was destroyed. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab If...
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Why Australia's fires are linked to floods in Africa
1,250,004 views - 01/17/20
Fires are normal in Australia. This year was off the charts. Correction: A previous version of this video had the date January 7, 2019...
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Are Australia’s koalas going extinct? We asked an ecologist.
843,976 views - 01/14/20
This fire season has been one of the worst on record in Australia. One billion animals are estimated to have died — among them, the...
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The original Game of Life was incredibly dark
613,561 views - 01/13/20
The Game of Life was dark for a reason. This video is sponsored by Simplisafe. Visit https://simplisafe.com/vox to learn more....
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Teaching in the US vs. the rest of the world
1,807,220 views - 01/11/20
Teachers in America have a uniquely tough job. But it doesn't have to be that way. *Note: At 1:09, we misspelled "Sweden." We...
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Should We Be Worried About GMOs? - Glad You Asked S1
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At the current rate, we'll have to grow as much food in the next 30 years as we have in all of human history. And many experts argue that...
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How Does the Internet Work? - Glad You Asked S1
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For most of us, the internet is virtual, made of Instagram posts, emails and YouTube videos. And, access to the vital utility isn’t...
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Why Are We So Lonely?  - Glad You Asked S1
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We often make assumptions about the things that make us lonely. But research shows that the amount of time you spend with other people,...
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Is Beauty Culture Hurting Us?  - Glad You Asked S1
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The internet has transformed beauty culture from an exclusive domain of models and magazines to the broad, accessible world of social...
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Is it Wrong to Fly?  - Glad You Asked S1
1,992,816 views - 01/08/20
Air travel is a quintessential product of the fossil fuel era: It’s both highly convenient and difficult to replace with alternatives....
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How to fix our unreliable power grid
311,531 views - 01/06/20
Our electrical grid can be taken down by storms, fires, and squirrels. But there’s a better way to power the world. A microgrid is a...
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Google and Amazon are now in the oil business
2,840,755 views - 01/03/20
Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are teaming up with Big Oil to squeeze more oil and gas out of the ground using machine learning...
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Childbirth | from Sex, Explained on Netflix
480,080 views - 01/02/20
Giving birth is one of the most universal human experiences, yet debates rage on over the best way to do it. From our brand new...
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2019, in 6 minutes
2,750,852 views - 12/30/19
Let's ring in the new year — and new decade — by looking back at the moments that entertained us, shook us and inspired us. Explore the...
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The rise and fall of Rudy Giuliani, explained
1,119,149 views - 12/28/19
How did America's Mayor wind up at the center of Trump's impeachment scandal? To learn more, listen to this episode of Today Explained,...
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The white lie we've been told about Roman statues
2,036,802 views - 12/23/19
The ancient world was actually really colorful. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab When you think of the ancient world,...
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Who pays the lowest taxes in the US?
1,554,177 views - 12/20/19
There's a common myth about who pays their fair share, and who doesn't. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO You might have...
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Impeachment is Trump's ultimate loyalty test for Republicans
945,710 views - 12/19/19
Will the GOP choose Trump over the constitution? Subscribe to the Impeachment, Explained podcast:...
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Glad You Asked is back. Here’s what’s coming Jan 8
2,151,423 views - 12/18/19
The implications of flying in a world on the brink of a climate crisis, how social media face filters manipulate our perception of...
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How the fisheye lens took over music
670,581 views - 12/17/19
The fisheye album cover is a modern music staple. This is the story of where it came from. Become a Video Lab member!...
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What makes Delhi's air so deadly
3,204,033 views - 12/16/19
The policy behind the pollution. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Every November, Northern India experiences some of...
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Why German spies blew up this US island
585,667 views - 12/12/19
And how they almost got away with it. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab In the years leading up to the United States’...
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The 3 tropes of an Oscar-bait trailer [Advertiser content from Dell]
140,206 views - 12/10/19
“Jaw-dropping.” “From the Academy Award winner.” “Star-studded.” Chances are you already know exactly how to spot a trailer gearing up...
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What facial recognition steals from us
965,127 views - 12/10/19
There's a massive bait-and-switch at the center of facial recognition technology. Join the Open Sourced Reporting Network:...
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Hollywood almost lost to this city
443,569 views - 12/09/19
One Florida city could have been the world's movie capital. Why did it reject the movies? Almanac Hollywouldn't is our miniseries on big...
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How online ratings make good schools look bad
525,715 views - 12/05/19
GreatSchools is America’s biggest school ratings website. But what do its scores actually measure? Become a Video Lab member!...
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Inside the holiday content wars [Advertiser content from Dell]
52,631 views - 12/04/19
If you’ve noticed the influx of new holiday movies on your cable TV, Netflix, or Hulu — or if your family members have trapped you into...
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How an opera gets made
404,516 views - 12/04/19
Vox gets a peek behind the scenes at the Metropolitan Opera. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Akhnaten is a modern...
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The trick that made animation realistic
1,693,677 views - 12/03/19
Rotoscoping changed animation forever. This is how. Almanac Hollywouldn't is our miniseries on big changes to movies that came from...
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This goofy bird vs. the fossil fuel industry
569,213 views - 12/02/19
The sage grouse looks funny. It's also really important. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The mating ritual of the...
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Why you always seem to have room for dessert
941,320 views - 11/28/19
There's a scientific reason behind your "second stomach." Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab How is it that, after...
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How America fails its whistleblowers
813,823 views - 11/27/19
Whistleblowers who work with classified information have a few options. All of them are bad. Become a Video Lab member!...
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How long it takes to decide what to watch next on TV. [Advertiser content from Dell]
76,760 views - 11/26/19
The most creative enthusiasts, cultural critics and cinephiles have a lot to say when it comes to talking shop about film, television and...
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How stop motion animation began
251,752 views - 11/26/19
An unusual insect story was the start of an animation revolution. Almanac Hollywouldn't is our miniseries on big changes to movies that...
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Brazil's indigenous land is being invaded
462,028 views - 11/25/19
And the president is part of the problem. This is Part 3 of Vox Atlas: The Amazon, a three-part series about the world's largest...
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The war for the Amazon's most valuable trees
721,427 views - 11/22/19
How one murder changed the fate of the Amazon. This is Part 2 of Vox Atlas: The Amazon, a three-part series about the world's largest...
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The destruction of the Amazon, explained
1,421,308 views - 11/21/19
The 2019 fires were just the tip of the iceberg. This is Part 1 of Vox Atlas: The Amazon, a three-part series about the world's largest...
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Why movies went from 15 minutes to 2 hours
599,636 views - 11/19/19
Movies used to be really short. How did it change? Almanac Hollywouldn't is our miniseries on big changes to movies that came from...
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Everything is designed for this man, even drugs
604,142 views - 11/18/19
Why designing medicine around the "average man" is so dangerous. Most things in society are built for, and designed around, a specific...
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We're melting the Arctic and reviving deadly germs
908,632 views - 11/15/19
Beware the thawing permafrost. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab In the coldest parts of the world, there’s a layer of...
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Where the 1960s psychedelic look came from
1,055,053 views - 11/14/19
The hippie aesthetic owes a lot to Art Nouveau. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab When you picture hippies, you...
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America's wilderness is for sale
1,513,354 views - 11/13/19
We need more copper. Is it worth destroying this place? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Trump administration has...
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The first movie with CGI
678,984 views - 11/12/19
The first CGI in movies was inspired by some of the first photos of Mars. This is how it worked. Almanac Hollywouldn't is our miniseries...
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China's fight with the NBA, explained
1,641,263 views - 11/11/19
It all started with a single tweet. To learn more, listen to this episode of Today Explained, a daily podcast from Vox:...
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The mistake that toppled the Berlin Wall
1,035,987 views - 11/08/19
One of the Cold War's biggest moments began at a routine press conference. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The fall...
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How Florida legally terrorized gay students
850,324 views - 11/04/19
The hidden history of a Florida witch hunt. Starting in the 1950s, a Florida state committee spent years stalking, intimidating, and...
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Why Turkey is invading Syria
1,839,595 views - 10/31/19
… and how it’s getting what it wanted. On Oct. 9, 2019, Turkey launched an attack in northeastern Syria. Turkey made the move shortly...
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Is the gray wolf actually endangered?
428,743 views - 10/21/19
When are we done protecting the gray wolf? Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab When European settlers first came to...
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The man who rigged America's election maps
855,976 views - 10/17/19
The story of the man who gerrymandered America. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO When Republican mapmaker Thomas Hofeller...
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How the US stole thousands of Native American children
1,353,771 views - 10/14/19
The long and brutal history of the US trying to “kill the Indian and save the man”. For more of Vox's reporting on Indigenous Peoples'...
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How American CEOs got so rich
1,310,496 views - 10/11/19
For a long time, it was off-limits for a corporation to buy back its own stock. Not anymore. Become a Video Lab member!...
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Vox Borders is back — with a twist!
310,859 views - 10/10/19
Here's where Borders is going next. Tell me what stories I should do in the USA: https://www.vox.com/borders-usa Follow Johnny on...
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Are you supposed to tip an Uber driver?
510,225 views - 10/09/19
Why is ride-hail tipping so confusing? Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab If you've ever felt unsure about how much to...
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Why Spend Money in Video Games? - Glad You Asked S1
0 views - 10/08/19
Glad You Asked host Alex Clark has been a gamer for most of his life. And in all his years of playing, he's spent a great deal of money...
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Why Do Memes Matter? - Glad You Asked S1
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Memes are the language of the internet. At some point in the last decade, they became the secret ingredient for advertising, political...
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What Happens When We Die? - Glad You Asked S1
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Death has changed dramatically in the last century. From the changing definition of death to near death experiences, Alex Clark embarks...
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Why Do We Cry? - Glad You Asked S1
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Glad You Asked host Joss Fong has been fascinated by crying her entire life. She’s even kept a spreadsheet of every time she cries to...
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Will We Survive Mars? - Glad You Asked S1
15,012,883 views - 10/08/19
NASA says the first humans will set foot on Mars in the mid-2030’s. It will be the most dangerous mission any human has ever taken. Glad...
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The phone call that could get Trump impeached
982,461 views - 10/07/19
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump started with a phone call. And what makes it noteworthy is actually how simple it is....
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Why this chair is on so many album covers
959,813 views - 10/04/19
A lot of celebrity butts sat in this chair. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The golden age of album cover design...
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Impeachment is broken. Impeach Trump, anyway.
985,304 views - 10/03/19
Three reasons to impeach Trump. Read the original article on Vox.com:...
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No, Vitamin C won't cure your cold
1,048,442 views - 10/02/19
Just because it's good for you doesn't mean more is better. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Lots of people reach for...
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Glad You Asked | Official Trailer | YouTube Originals
3,002,976 views - 09/23/19
Ever wonder what “the cloud” a.k.a. the internet actually looks like? Or why memes look the way they do? Our crew rides four-wheelers...
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How Monument Valley became a symbol of the West
490,306 views - 09/20/19
That stereotypical Western backdrop isn’t typical of the West. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Towering red rock...
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Why this creepy melody is in so many movies
2,537,393 views - 09/16/19
This deathly 13th-century song shows up everywhere. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Correction: Mozart’s Requiem...
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Why your shoddy memory is actually a good thing
545,534 views - 09/12/19
Episode one from our new miniseries THE MIND, EXPLAINED on Netflix. Watch now: http://www.netflix.com/mindexplained THE MIND, EXPLAINED...
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The gun solution we're not talking about
1,628,051 views - 09/11/19
Universal background checks won't fix America's gun crisis. But there's something else that might. Become a Video Lab member!...
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The chart that predicts recessions
1,022,254 views - 09/03/19
A chart called the "yield curve" has predicted every US recession over the last 50 years. Now it might be predicting another one....
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The mysterious rays shooting at us from space
564,691 views - 08/30/19
Cosmic rays are hitting us all the time. What are they? Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab You may think the greatest...
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The naked lady that changed the rules of art
1,250,062 views - 08/29/19
Western art followed the same rules for centuries. Until Olympia. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab For centuries, the...
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Why the US drinking age is 21
3,439,181 views - 08/23/19
Why is the US drinking age 21? And how did it happen? In this episode of Vox Almanac, Vox’s Phil Edwards explores the history of the...
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Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway
2,075,862 views - 08/22/19
The Strait of Hormuz, “the jugular of the global economy," has become a useful bargaining chip for Iran. Become a Video Lab member!...
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Where Sicko Mode's weirdest moments came from
893,099 views - 08/20/19
Tracing the roots of Jamaican dub music. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab "Sicko Mode" by Travis Scott was an...
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Why Route 66 became America’s most famous road
1,167,221 views - 08/16/19
Route 66 is iconic. Why? Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It brings you closer to our work and gets you...
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What the US gets wrong about minimum wage
1,111,563 views - 08/15/19
Raising the minimum wage doesn’t have to be so hard. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The American federal minimum...
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We measured pop music’s falsetto obsession
1,613,602 views - 08/13/19
From Justin Timberlake to the Bee Gees, we charted the popularity of men singing high. Become a Video Lab member!...
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