Why Covid-19 is more AND less deadly than we knew

From Vox. Making sense of the coronavirus death toll. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Sources: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/21/world/coronavirus-missing-deaths.html https://ourworldindata.org/mortality-risk-covid https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-launches-new-initiative-expand-access-testing-low https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-data.page With polarized debates raging about whether the novel coronavirus pandemic is serious enough to shut down economies around the world, death counts in the US, and especially in New York, continue to rise, and nobody knows…

What Bill Gates hopes we learn from coronavirus

From Vox. Vox interviewed Bill Gates in 2015 about his fears of a global pandemic. Now that we’re living in that reality, what does he think comes next? This interview was conducted on April 25, 2020. You can listen to the rest of the interview on the Ezra Klein Show, available wherever you listen to…

The real story behind Rosie the riveter

From Vox. Rosie the riveter is iconic. But what’s the real story behind the poster? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In this episode of Vox Almanac, Vox’s Phil Edwards explores the story behind the women riveters of World War II. During World War II, millions of women entered manufacturing and the workforce in general. How…

Why beef is the worst food for the climate

From Vox. Avoiding high-emission foods can have a bigger climate impact than any other consumption change. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Our consumption habits emit billions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Our diets account for one-fourth of those emissions. The food we eat emits so many greenhouse emissions because of the…

Dr. Anthony Fauci, explained

From Vox. Where Dr. Fauci came from — and the crisis that shaped his career. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Correction: At 4:28, a previous version of this video read "Federal Drug Administration." It should read "Food and Drug Administration." Dr. Anthony Fauci has become one of the most recognizable faces of the United States’…

How voting by mail could save the US election

From Vox. Coronavirus threatens the US election. Voting by mail could save it. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On April 7, 2020, as the coronavirus held much of the US under lockdown, the state of Wisconsin held an election. Many other states had already decided to delay their spring elections to protect voters. But in…

The right way to play Monopoly

From Vox. How do you win Monopoly? And how do you keep it fun at the same time? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Is there a right way to play Monopoly? Brian Valentine takes a stab at the answer — he was the United States representative to the 2015 World Monopoly championships, where he earned…

Why kids write letters backward

From Vox. Almost all kids will mirror write at some point. Why? *Our in-studio shoot with other Vox team members was done before the Covid-19 outbreak. We are currently safely working from home.* Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab If you work with (or have) kids under 7, you might notice that a handful of…

The 8-bit arcade font, deconstructed

From Vox. In his book Arcade Game Typography, type designer Toshi Omagari breaks down the evolution, design, and history of arcade game fonts. Thanks to our sponsor, Ting Mobile. Visit https://vox.ting.com/ for a $25 service credit with no contracts and no commitments. In the video above, he guides us through this delightful 8-bit world and…

Why coronavirus scammers can send fake emails from the WHO

From Vox. Organizations could prevent domain spoofing, but many don’t. Join the Open Sourced Reporting Network: http://www.vox.com/opensourcednetwork Read more here: https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/4/2/21202852/coronavirus-scam-email-who-spoofing-domain-dmarc During the coronavirus pandemic, scammers have sent several emails using the domain of the World Health Organization. Some are addressed from Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the WHO, and carry attachments that can…