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The fight to rethink (and reinvent) nuclear power 08:11
The fight to rethink (and reinvent) nuclear power
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New nuclear energy technology has come a long way - but can we get over our fears? This is the fifth episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean energy to food waste,...
Why your old phones collect in a junk drawer of sadness 07:57
Why your old phones collect in a junk drawer of sadness
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Smartphones shouldn’t be so disposable. Could fixing the way we make our phones help solve climate change? This is the third episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change andthe groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean energy to food waste, religion...
Scientists really aren’t the best champions of climate science 08:15
Scientists really aren’t the best champions of climate science
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Facts and data alone won’t inspire people to take action in the fight against global warming. So what will? This is the sixth episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean energy to...
The environmental cost of free two-day shipping 05:37
The environmental cost of free two-day shipping
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What’s the environmental impact of online shopping and what are the solutions to make it more sustainable? Climate Lab is produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series demystifies topics like nuclear power, food waste and online shopping to make them more approachable and actionable for those who want to do their part. Sanjayan is an alum...
Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change 09:45
Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change
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The biggest problem for the climate change fight isn’t technology – it’s human psychology. This is the first episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean energy to food waste, religion to smartphones....
Why Japan has so many vending machines 04:47
Why Japan has so many vending machines
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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 very interesting answer to why Japan has so many vending machines. It's an economic story but it's also a story about how Japanese society values robotics and automation. I even found a business card vending machine: https://youtu.be/Ogb7FyzQhbk Vox Borders is a new international series focused...
The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight 04:57
The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight
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Why working out is great for health, but not for weight loss, explained in five minutes. 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. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
How Trump turned Sean Hannity into a conspiracy theorist 07:49
How Trump turned Sean Hannity into a conspiracy theorist
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Hannity has transformed from typical right-wing pundit into Fox News' leading conspiracy theorist, and that's making the network's advertisers nervous. Follow Strikethrough on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/CarlosMazaVox/ 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. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
How beauty brands failed women of color 09:11
How beauty brands failed women of color
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But the industry is changing – and Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty isn’t the only brand laying the foundation for a more inclusive beauty industry. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Rihanna’s new makeup line Fenty Beauty has been an instant success — and it’s not only popular because Rihanna’s name is attached to it. Fenty Beauty carries a wide range of foundations — 40 to be exact — which has the beauty industry shook. Cosmetics and the beauty industry as a whole, has a long history of creating products that did not match deeper-toned people of color. There are a number of factors that...
Want to save animal lives without going veg? Eat beef, not chicken. 03:58
Want to save animal lives without going veg? Eat beef, not chicken.
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You don’t have to eat like a vegan to save animal lives. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO “Go vegan!” and “It’s not food, it’s violence!” are two rallying cries that animal welfare activists have been chanting for years. But for activist and vegan Matt Ball, the purist ideologies espoused in those mantras might actually work against the goal of reducing and ultimately ending animal slaughter. Despite the animal advocacy from vegan and animal welfare groups, consumption of meat has grown in the United States from 183 pounds of red meat and poultry per capita in 1975 — the year Peter Singer’s seminal...
The hidden war over grocery shelf space 06:59
The hidden war over grocery shelf space
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There's a hidden market in the supermarket — Vox's Phil Edwards explains. Read the article here: http://www.vox.com/2016/11/22/13707022/grocery-store-slotting-fees-slotting-allowances 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. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all? 06:26
Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all?
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Shared space designs, explained. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Some cities in Europe are undergoing a fascinating transformation: they’re getting rid of all of their road signs. That’s thanks to a design concept called “shared space,” where urban planners drastically lessen the presence of traffic lights, signs, and barriers, encouraging all forms of transportation to share the road.  There’s evidence that drivers often totally ignore road signs, so the heightened risk forces commuters to remain on high alert as they pass through an intersection, in theory leading to safer travel. But by stripping cities of their traditional traffic control systems, they leave...
How the US outsourced border security to Mexico 14:47
How the US outsourced border security to Mexico
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Mexico is doing America's immigration dirty work. Follow Johnny to stay up to date: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyharrisvox Watch the previous Borders episodes:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ8cMiYb3G5eYGt47YpJcNhILyYLmV-tW My dispatch about how US border security does its job: https://youtu.be/VIY0FF3TE_E With original music by Rare Henderson: rarehenderson.com/audio For the first time ever in 2014, the U.S. recorded more undocumented migrants from Central America than from Mexico. In particular, 52,000 unaccompanied children were detained between October 2013 and June 2014. With what seemed to be a looming humanitarian crisis to deal with, the Obama administration enlisted the help of Mexico, and President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration. Together, they launched the Southern Border Program initiative:...
Why are weddings so damn expensive? 04:43
Why are weddings so damn expensive?
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A wedding videographer explains the bizarre economics of your big day. Listen to NPR's Planet Money on why wedding dresses are so expensive: http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2011/08/05/138760908/why-are-wedding-dresses-so-expensive 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. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Why losing a dog feels like losing a family member 07:33
Why losing a dog feels like losing a family member
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Their life arc is our life arc— from city to suburb, from tragedy to bliss. Special thanks to all Vox staffers and family that sent over their dog videos. Read Alvin's article here: http://www.vox.com/2016/7/11/12109786/dog-death-research The books mentioned in the video can be found here: Pat Shipman | The Invaders https://www.amazon.com/Invaders-Humans-Their-Neanderthals-Extinction/dp/0674736761 Katherine C. Grier | Pets in America https://www.amazon.com/Pets-America-Katherine-C-Grier/dp/0807829900/ref=la_B001JSB9IE_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1491832750&sr=1-2 When Alvin lost his dog Rainbow, he felt as though a human has died. Humans have a special —and somewhat an odd— relationship with dogs. 60% of Americans own a pet, and the most popular of them are dogs. Our relationship with them actually goes back pretty far....
Would you use time travel to kill baby Hitler? 08:02
Would you use time travel to kill baby Hitler?
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Well? Would you? Vox's Phil Edwards asked author James Gleick about the history of this unusual philosophical question. 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. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Inside North Korea's bubble in Japan 13:28
Inside North Korea's bubble in Japan
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Why North Korea has children’s schools in Japan Follow Johnny to stay up to date on Vox Borders: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnnyharrisvox Last week's episode: https://youtu.be/Wx_2SVm9Jgo My dispatch about Japan's rising right-wing nationalism: https://youtu.be/IHJsoCAREsg Original Music by Rare Henderson: https://www.rarehenderson.com/audio The six Vox Borders documentaries, presented by lululemon, are publishing weekly on Tuesdays. Thanks to our sponsor, lululemon. Link for lululemon's Mens Pants: https://shop.lululemon.com/c/men For this episode I found myself embeded with a small community in Japan. They were born there, they speak the language. But they're not Japanese citizens, or even ethnically Japanese - they're North Korean. There's about 150,000 of them living in Japan today, and they've...
Farmers market lies exposed: hidden camera investigation (Marketplace) 22:27
Farmers market lies exposed: hidden camera investigation (Marketplace)
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Farmers market lies exposed: hidden camera investigation. Is the produce you're buying at the farmers market grown locally? Marketplace goes on an undercover shopping trip and catches vendors lying about where their produce is grown. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4306231 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has...
Going green shouldn't be this hard 08:59
Going green shouldn't be this hard
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Going green does not need to be a sacrifice, either for us as individuals or for businesses, governments and the economy. This is the second episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean...
The military coup in Zimbabwe, explained 04:33
The military coup in Zimbabwe, explained
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Why the Zimbabwe coup is not a revolution. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On November 14th 2017, Zimbabwe military troops drove tanks into the capital city, Harare. They patrolled the streets, blocked access to government buildings, and took over the state television station to insist…. This is not a military takeover of government. Once praised as a war hero, Robert Mugabe helped Zimbabwe win independence from Great Britain in 1980. He became president under Zimbabwe’s new constitution with the support of the people. But soon, he digressed into a repressive dictator. He secured his power through aggression and threats, there have been reports...
Only a Schizophrenic or a Genius Can Answer This 06:12
Only a Schizophrenic or a Genius Can Answer This
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Many psychiatric tests and methods are used in order to find out what is going on in the patient’s head. Here are two simple questions that can be answered only by a person with schizophrenia or by an extraordinary genius person. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
20 Photos That'll Turn Your View of History Upside Down 11:27
20 Photos That'll Turn Your View of History Upside Down
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These 20 rare photos from the past will turn your view of history upside down. Such pictures are silent witnesses to the events and atmosphere of an era that will never be repeated. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
How cars went from boxy to curvy 04:01
How cars went from boxy to curvy
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The big shift from boxy cars in the '80s to curvy cars in the '90s, explained. Read more: http://www.vox.com/2015/6/11/8762373/car-design-curves Magazine archive from: http://oldcarbrochures.org/ Automotive Hall of Fame footage from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaOP6dZkFf4 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. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
25 INSANE Food Scandals That Actually Happened 10:35
25 INSANE Food Scandals That Actually Happened
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Have you heard of the most insane food scandals? Chances are, these scandals somehow affected what you ate…it might even be affecting it now…and not for the better. Check out these 25 insane food scandals that actually happened. We’d like to believe that what we eat is absolutely safe. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. In many cases we don’t even know what we are eating or where it comes from. But when we find out, we are rarely satisfied. Check out these insane food scandals (and our photo credits and sources) and let us know in the comments...
Why Norway is full of Teslas 07:10
Why Norway is full of Teslas
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Oslo is the Tesla capital of the world. Follow Johnny on Facebook at https://goo.gl/l0x5cA for more photos and videos from his travels around the globe for Vox Borders. Instagram: https://goo.gl/CduwlO Subscribe to the Vox Borders newsletter for weekly updates: http://www.vox.com/borders-email I spent a day in Oslo before traveling to Svalbard, and noticed that there were Teslas everywhere. Upon further investigation, I learned that the Norwegian government heavily incentivizes ownership of electric cars: Tesla doesn't pay a sales tax on the models it sells, electric car owners are exempt from automobile tolls, and they can charge their vehicles for free. The catch is that Norway...
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Eat your peas! It’s the easiest way to fight climate change.


This is the fourth episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean energy to food waste, religion to smartphones.  Sanjayan is an alum of UC Santa Cruz and a Visiting Researcher at UCLA. Check back next Wednesday for the next episode. Visit http://climate.universityofcalifornia.edu for more.

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