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The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see

The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see

Here are all the photos flying through interstellar space on Voyager's Golden Record. http://www.vox.com/2015/11/11/9702090/voyager-golden-record-pictures ...

3 лет назад
Why babies in medieval paintings look like ugly old men

Why babies in medieval paintings look like ugly old men

Why are the babies in medieval art so ugly? Phil Edwards dug a little to find out: http://www.vox.com/2015/7/8/8908825/ugly-medieval-babies Follow Phil ...

3 лет назад
What makes a truly great logo

What makes a truly great logo

Here's how a simple mark ends up meaning something big as a great logo. Joe Posner, and Michael Bierut (designer of the Hillary Clinton logo) explain.

3 лет назад
Here's what happens to your knuckles when you crack them

Here's what happens to your knuckles when you crack them

One man cracked his knuckles in one hand for 60 years and not the other. Watch the video to see what he found out. Subscribe to our channel!

4 лет назад
It's not you. Claw machines are rigged.

It's not you. Claw machines are rigged.

If you have played a claw machine you probably haven't won many prizes and maybe even thought they are rigged. Find out what really happened to your ...

4 лет назад
Asian flush, explained

Asian flush, explained

It's not because they're drunker than you are. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Asian flush, also widely known as Asian glow, is when Chinese, ...

3 лет назад
The 1995 Hubble photo that changed astronomy

The 1995 Hubble photo that changed astronomy

The Hubble Deep Field, explained by the man who made it happen. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Click here to download the Hubble Deep ...

2 лет назад
Scientists agree: Coffee naps are better than coffee or naps alone

Scientists agree: Coffee naps are better than coffee or naps alone

Is your napping technique backed up by scientific research? This one is. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO --- It's counterintuitive, but scientists ...

3 лет назад
The bizarre physics of fire ants

The bizarre physics of fire ants

They're not just an animal, they're a material. And that's got engineers interested. // Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO For more information about the ...

1 лет назад
How the NFL's magic yellow line works

How the NFL's magic yellow line works

The clever engineering behind the virtual yellow first-down line you seen on TV for NFL games. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Since the late ...

3 лет назад
Why we say “OK”

Why we say “OK”

How a cheesy joke from the 1830s became the most widely spoken word in the world. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO OK is thought to be the ...

3 месяцев назад
Thin underwater cables hold the internet. See a map of them all.

Thin underwater cables hold the internet. See a map of them all.

Your internet isn't just underwater. It's also covered in Vaseline. Follow Phil Edwards and Vox Almanac on Facebook for more: ...

3 лет назад
Why Japan has so many vending machines

Why Japan has so many vending machines

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 ...

2 лет назад
Why ships used this camouflage in World War I

Why ships used this camouflage in World War I

Dazzle camouflage was fantastically weird. It was also surprisingly smart. WWII saw another kind of strange history unfold: a meme (yes, really). Watch our video ...

9 месяцев назад
Apollo 11’s journey to the moon, annotated

Apollo 11’s journey to the moon, annotated

The moon landing was a feat of engineering, accomplished through the careful deconstruction of a 3000 ton spacecraft. Subscribe to our channel!

2 месяцев назад
How a TV show gets made

How a TV show gets made

From script to screen making a TV show is a fast and furious process. Here's how they get made. We took a look inside one of the best shows on television, The ...

3 лет назад
How you could get away with murder in Yellowstone’s “Zone of Death

How you could get away with murder in Yellowstone’s “Zone of Death"

There's a 50 square mile section of land in Idaho where a murderer could get away scot free. Read more here: ...

2 лет назад
Mercury retrograde, explained WITHOUT astrology

Mercury retrograde, explained WITHOUT astrology

The science buried under the pseudoscience. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Sources: Mars photography by Tunç Tezel: ...

2 лет назад
What a conductor actually does on stage

What a conductor actually does on stage

It's more than just dancing around. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO If you've ever seen an orchestra perform you've probably had a difficult time ...

5 месяцев назад
Flint's water crisis, explained in 3 minutes

Flint's water crisis, explained in 3 minutes

Flint, Michigan, tried to save money on water. Now its children have lead poisoning. Joe Posner explains. For much more on Flint's water crisis: ...

3 лет назад
Why Kevin Spacey's accent in House of Cards sounds off

Why Kevin Spacey's accent in House of Cards sounds off

The linguistics behind Kevin Spacey's Southern accent in House of Cards. Read What linguists say about Kevin Spacey's bizarre Southern accent on House of ...

4 лет назад
The Panama Papers, explained with piggy banks

The Panama Papers, explained with piggy banks

A massive document leak reveals the secrets of shell companies. Matt Yglesias explains, adapting an analogy from reddit user DanGliesack: ...

3 лет назад
Why are weddings so damn expensive?

Why are weddings so damn expensive?

A wedding videographer explains the bizarre economics of your big day. Listen to NPR's Planet Money on why wedding dresses are so expensive: ...

3 лет назад
How the Mona Lisa became so overrated

How the Mona Lisa became so overrated

It's not just the smile. There are a few real reasons Mona is so famous. Vox's Phil Edwards looked into it... Follow Phil Edwards and Vox Almanac on Facebook ...

2 лет назад
How the BBC makes Planet Earth look like a Hollywood movie

How the BBC makes Planet Earth look like a Hollywood movie

The technology behind the cinematic style of the BBC's Planet Earth II. Check back next Monday for the next episode in this mini-series. Subscribe to our ...

2 лет назад
The royal weddings that shaped European history

The royal weddings that shaped European history

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 ...

7 месяцев назад
This is Cuba's Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify – all without the internet

This is Cuba's Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify – all without the internet

Media smugglers get Taylor Swift, Game of Thrones, and the New York Times to Cubans every week through an illegal network of runners. Subscribe to our ...

3 лет назад
Products that promise

Products that promise "detox" are a sham. Yes, all of them.

Humans have worried about toxins since Ancient Egypt. We can relax. Read more: http://goo.gl/2lWgZS Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com ...

2 лет назад
Harry Potter and the translator's nightmare - Vox

Harry Potter and the translator's nightmare - Vox

Accio Harry Potter translations! Translating the Harry Potter books written by J.K. Rowling, in over 60 languages around the world, was not for the faint of heart or ...

2 лет назад
Why ramen is so valuable in prison

Why ramen is so valuable in prison

Instant ramen noodles have become like cash among inmates in the US. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Cash is illegal in prisons. And that ...

4 недель назад
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