Why so many suburbs look the same

From Vox. So many suburbs have similar plans. Why? Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It brings you closer to our work and gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras bringing you closer to…

The dirty politics behind an American tall tale

From Vox. Was Davy Crockett a sellout? And does it matter? Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It brings you closer to our work and gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras bringing you…

All student debt in the US, visualized

From Vox. What if all of this debt was canceled? This is what that would look like. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Student loan debt has increased exponentially in the past few decades. So now, some Democratic presidential candidates propose canceling those debts — all $1.6 trillion of it. But is this a good idea?…

How scientists colorize photos of space

From Vox. Yes, that’s a black and white photo. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The Hubble Space Telescope only takes photos in black and white. To make those beautiful space photos you’ve probably seen, scientists add the color later using a technique first developed around the turn of the 20th century that imitates how…

How to win the Tour de France

From Vox. It’s all about the climbs. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Tour de France is the most prominent cycling race in the world. It’s now in its 109th edition and it’s being called the ‘Highest in History’ because there are more climbs than ever before. This is important because the climbs are where…

The violent rise of India’s cow vigilantes

From Vox. In India, Muslims are being killed over cows. This season of Borders is presented by CuriosityStream. Watch thousands of documentaries for free for 31-days: https://www.curiositystream.com/Borders Join the Video Lab to help us make more Vox Borders! http://bit.ly/video-lab Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Sign up for the…

India’s trucks are works of art

From Vox. Why India’s trucks are so colorful. Season 2 of Borders is presented by CuriosityStream. Watch thousands of documentaries for free for 31 days: https://www.curiositystream.com/Borders Join the Video Lab to support Vox Borders: http://bit.ly/video-lab Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Sign up for the Borders newsletter: http://www.vox.com/borders-email With…

What the SAT really measures

From Vox. There’s a reason this exam became hugely important. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The SAT college extrance exam is a gatekeeper of opportunity. But this wasn’t always the case. Here are some sources I found useful when reporting out this piece: * The Big Test is a well known book written by…

India and Sri Lanka’s violent fight over fish

From Vox. How a maritime border created a conflict in the Indian Ocean. This season of Borders is presented by CuriosityStream. Watch thousands of documentaries for free for 31-days: https://www.curiositystream.com/Borders Join the Video Lab to help us make more Vox Borders! http://bit.ly/video-lab Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Sign…

How India runs the world’s biggest election

From Vox. 900 million eligible voters need access to polling booths. This season of Borders is presented by CuriosityStream. Watch thousands of documentaries for free for 31-days: https://www.curiositystream.com/Borders Join the Video Lab to help us make more Vox Borders! http://bit.ly/video-lab Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Sign up for…

Why Iraq’s great rivers are dying

From Vox. And the timing couldn’t be worse. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Iraq gets almost all of its water from two rivers: The Tigris and the Euphrates. Both begin in Turkey and make their way down the entire length of the country, before emptying into the Persian Gulf. The problem is – they…

The problem with sex testing in sports

From Vox. Caster Semenya’s court case is the latest chapter in a long and confusing history. Try Dashlane free here: http://www.dashlane.com/vox – Get 10% off now with my promo code: VOX This spring, the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld rules imposed by the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) limiting the participation of female…

How this border transformed a subcontinent | India & Pakistan

From Vox. The story of how a hastily-drawn line divided one people into two. This season of Borders is presented by CuriosityStream. Watch thousands of documentaries for free for 31-days: https://www.curiositystream.com/Borders Join the Video Lab to help us make more Vox Borders! http://bit.ly/video-lab Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/…

When white supremacists overthrew a government

From Vox. The hidden history of an American coup. Join the Vox Video Lab for a behind-the-scenes look into Ranjani’s reporting process and to support future episodes of Missing Chapter: http://bit.ly/video-lab. Correction at 7:23: Cynthia’s ancestors lived in Wilmington, not her descendants. In November 1898, in Wilmington, North Carolina, a mob of 2,000 white men…

Vox Borders: India is coming next week!

From Vox. Vox Borders: India launches Wednesday June 26, 2019! Join the Video Lab for members-only Borders extras: http://bit.ly/video-lab Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Sign up for the Borders newsletter: https://www.vox.com/borders-email Follow Vox Borders on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders Get ready for a new season of Vox Borders! This time, we’re heading to India. We’ll have a…

The Green New Deal, explained

From Vox. What’s actually in the Green New Deal? Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The Green New Deal is an ambitious plan to fight the effects of climate change. It’s the only American plan that actually acknowledges the size of the impending crisis. And it contains some difficult truths that we might not want…

New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

From Vox. Climate change is leading to increasingly violent storms. Can seawalls hold back floods? Join the Video Lab! http://bit.ly/video-lab Staten Island recently received funding for a nearly 5-mile-long seawall to protect its coast. But the plan raises a lot of questions. We’re living in a dangerously dynamic world: Hurricanes are getting worse, wildfires are…