Tagged: explain

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Why old buildings use the same leaf design

Why old buildings use the same leaf design There’s a reason almost every column has the same leaves… Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In this episode of Vox Almanac, Phil Edwards explores why columns look the way they do — in particular, the leave-strewn Corinthian columns you’ll often see on buildings (both old and new).…

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Why the Oscars love method actors

Why the Oscars love method actors Almost half of all Best Actor and Actress awards have been won by method actors since 1951. Getting excited about the Oscars? Check out our expert analysis at Vox: http://bit.ly/2F7xfyW Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Method acting’s foundational theory originated in the Soviet Union during the early 20th century.…

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Why the triple axel is such a big deal

Why the triple axel is such a big deal Triple axels can turn skaters into legends. This is why. Follow Vox’s full 2018 Winter Olympics coverage here: http://bit.ly/2nVUSz2 Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In this episode of Vox Almanac, Phil Edwards explores the triple axel and why it’s such a big deal. The figure skating…

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Why do taxpayers pay billions for football stadiums?

Why do taxpayers pay billions for football stadiums? Cities want football teams. Owners want stadiums. Watch how NFL rule changes made linemen gigantic: http://bit.ly/2BSOf5n Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In the past 20 years, over $7 billion in public money has gone towards financing the construction and renovation of NFL football stadiums. Owners argue that…

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It’s not you. Commuting is bad for your health.

It’s not you. Commuting is bad for your health. My commute is like a second job, and it might be killing me. Check out our video on how highways negatively impacted US cities: http://bit.ly/2mQJOCx Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Millions of Americans commute to work. It can be a stressful journey that involves cars, trains,…

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The chocolate science hype machine

The chocolate science hype machine The dark side of mars-sponsored chocolate studies. Read more about the science of chocolate health on Vox: http://bit.ly/2mCn3TJ http://bit.ly/2Db4Fei Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Chocolate is good for health, study finds. Small study, points to chocolate as a weight-loss aid. Senior moments? Chocolate may be the answer to your problems.…

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The real reason Amelia Earhart is so famous

The real reason Amelia Earhart is so famous A carefully executed publicity campaign turned a pretty average pilot into an aviation legend. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Amelia Earhart is often thought of as the first or greatest female pilot of her time. But the real reason she is seen as an aviation legend comes…

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Takeout creates a lot of trash. It doesn’t have to.

Takeout creates a lot of trash. It doesn’t have to. Our single-use items aren’t helping the fight against climate change but there are easy hacks to reduce and reuse. 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…

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2017, in 7 minutes

2017, in 7 minutes In a tumultuous 2017, these are some of the stories that defined the year. 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…

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The US medical system is still haunted by slavery

The US medical system is still haunted by slavery Black women’s history matters in medicine. Read ProPublica’s feature piece on how the US is the most dangerous industrialized country in which to give birth, and racial disparities in maternal mortality make it even worse for women of color: https://www.propublica.org/article/nothing-protects-black-women-from-dying-in-pregnancy-and-childbirth And they’re seeking your help in…