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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 ...

4 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
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
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, ...

4 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
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!

4 месяцев 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 ...

2 лет 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
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
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 ...

12 месяцев 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
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
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
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
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: ...

4 лет назад
What Bill Gates is afraid of

What Bill Gates is afraid of

What's likeliest to kill more than 10 million human beings in the next 20 years? It's probably not what you'd think. For much more, read Ezra Klein's feature story ...

4 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 ...

9 месяцев назад
Why no aquarium has a great white shark

Why no aquarium has a great white shark

Many have tried to keep a white shark in captivity. Here's why that's so difficult. There are several aquariums around the world, including one in Georgia, that ...

3 лет назад
It’s not you. Phones are designed to be addicting.

It’s not you. Phones are designed to be addicting.

The 3 design elements that make smartphones so hard to put down, explained by Google's former design ethicist. Check out Christophe's video on how ...

12 месяцев 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 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
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
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
The booming CBD craze, explained

The booming CBD craze, explained

This marijuana extract is everywhere. But does it work? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Read more about CBD on Vox.com: ...

3 месяцев 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
Bernie Sanders' accent, explained

Bernie Sanders' accent, explained

Bernie Sanders' accent, explained Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO This year two major presidential candidates — Bernie Sanders and Donald ...

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