September 24, 2018
How Inequality Destroys the Future by Focusing on the Past

Timothy Snyder explains why the American Dream is dead.

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September 21, 2018
Why we say “OK”

How a cheesy joke from the 1830s became the most widely spoken word in the world.

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September 20, 2018
Experience Infinity at Yiwu, the World's Largest Mall

A hypnotizing journey through Yiwu, a five-mile-long wholesale market in China with 75,000 vendors.

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September 19, 2018
Why Amazon Relies on a Temp Workforce

Amazon boasts about creating over 130,000 new jobs in one year—but fails to mention that a large number of its employees are temporary workers who Amazon can underpay without liability.

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September 18, 2018
"The Human Voice" from StoryCorps

The great oral historian Studs Terkel was an inspiration to StoryCorps, and he was also an early participant in the project. In this animated short, he speaks out on what has been lost in modern life and where he sees hope for our future.

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September 17, 2018
The Amazon Tax Scandal

According to Joanathan Pie, politics and corporate greed are one and the same.

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September 14, 2018
The New Hunt for Dark Matter

In the over two-decades-long search for dark matter, scientists so far have come up short. In recent years though, construction of new experiments and upgrades to already existing detectors are giving new hope that we’re closer than ever to understanding dark matter.

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September 13, 2013
Frames of Reference

A 1960 film from the "Physical Science Study Committee" (PSCC) series on the laws of physics, inertia, and special relativity in different frames of reference.

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September 12, 2018
Clair de lune | Piano & Dance

Alexandre Tharaud and Yoann Bourgeois perform.

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September 11, 2018
Americans Have No Idea How Much Fuel Idling Uses

How much fuel does engine idling use? Does idling waste fuel? How much fuel does it take to start a car? Do engine start-stop systems save gas? The truth about engine start stop systems.

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September 10, 2018
Temperature Anomalies by Country 1880-2017

Deviations from the mean temperature in a given place — have gotten undeniably more common, more extreme and more likely to be hot over time.

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September 7, 2018
Banning Bannon

Does not listening to twats make them go away? In a word...

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September 6, 2018
Why Do Americans Like Guns?

A Clip from Rusell Brand’s The Skin with investigative journalist Gary Younge.

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September 5, 2018
Climate Migrants

Climate change will push millions from their homes. Where will they go?

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September 4, 2018
“Coal Mining Isn’t Coming Back”

A fifth-generation coal miner from Appalachia tells Trump his plan to loosen regulations on coal-fired plants not only is harmful to the environment, but also bad for the future of the region.

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September 3, 2018
How Toyota Changed The Way We Make Things

The Japanese Car Company is a corporate behemoth - but it's done much more than just give us Corollas or Land Cruisers. It's changed the way the world makes products. Here's how.

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