The Great Siege of Malta

From Rare Earth. The last of our small country tour is Malta. I did a bunch of videos here, and this is sort of the foothold for them all. It was so much fun, and such a beautiful island to film on. I had a great time here. Thanks so much to my sister for…

These Sandwiches Are Superb

From Great Big Story. Hungry? How about a sandwich? This reel is full of them, and you will want to eat them all. We’ve got stories about the chopped cheese sandwich billed as “the real New Yorker’s sandwich,” the New Jersey sandwich shop that uses pickles instead of bread and the corned beef sandwich a…

The Last of Switzerland’s Cowbell Makers

From Great Big Story. There are musical cowbells, and then there are the ones Swiss artisan Stéphane Brügger makes by hand for actual cows to wear. Brügger’s ornately beautiful creations are customized with images of the Swiss cross, a cottage, a cow and two edelweiss. The most expensive go for more than $4,000. We joined…

5 Sneakers Stories to Get Your Kicks

From Great Big Story. Sneakerheads, this reel steps off with some drama—the bitter sibling rivalry behind the founding of Adidas and Puma. We’ll also introduce you to a teen cobbler and a teen sneaker dealer. And at the end of this sneaker-centric reel, we’ll all marvel at the skill it takes to walk and dance…

The Grief Machine

From Rare Earth. We went to see a piece of art while waiting for our flight to Malta, and it made me reflective, so I wanted to talk about it. This is the Sihlfeld Graveyard Grief Machine. It’s an art installation from the graveyard’s Forum, which is a space meant to inspire contemplation about death.…

The Chocolate Croissant Controversy

From Great Big Story. A chocolate croissant—is it correct to call it a pain au chocolat or a chocolatine in France? Depends on who you ask. It’s a subject of great debate that’s been addressed by the French Parliament and President Emmanuel Macron. We went straight to the people who bake these delicious pastries for…

Cash and Grab (with Bird Keeper Toby and Inés from Draw Curiosity)

From Tom Scott. I’ll say this about this week’s Game Garage: we definitely had fun. Thanks to Toby: https://www.youtube.com/birdkeepertoby and Inés: https://www.youtube.com/drawcuriosity ! Edited by Elliot Gough Audio mix by Graham Haerther Directed by Grant Stevens Produced by David Bodycombe and Tom Scott A Pad 26 / Labyrinth Games production I’m at https://tomscott.com on Twitter…

This Rivers Reel Flows

From Great Big Story. We’re rollin’ down the rivers in this reel. All kinds of rivers, including a river in the Peruvian jungle that is hot enough to kill you, a holy river in India that’s turned toxic because millions of tons of flowers that are dumped into it every year, and a river Missoula,…

This Is The Greatest Art Heist in Chinese History

From Kento Bento. Watch thousands of documentaries for FREE for 30 days by signing up at https://curiositystream.com/kentobento & using the code “KENTOBENTO” at checkout. Support more HEIST videos on Patreon: https://patreon.com/kentobento Other videos you may like: This Is The Greatest Bank Heist in Chinese History: https://youtu.be/qW0uzPJEO10 The $1,000,000,000 North Korean Bank Heist: https://youtu.be/Usu9z0feHug How This…

How to Conduct an Orchestra

From Great Big Story. We’ve all seen a conductor standing in front of an orchestra wielding a baton. All the baton waving might look random to the untrained eye, but there is meaning in every gesture. Gustavo Dudamel, the conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, shows us how he guides the musicians using his body…

Voguing and Waacking Through Vancouver

From Great Big Story. Voguing was born in New York City, waacking in Los Angeles. The House of La Douche combines both dance styles to entertain and connect to diverse audiences in Vancouver. Jojo Zolina founded the House of La Douche in 2006. In the early days, House of La Douche was all about promoting…

Why Military Veterans Are Hunting Pythons in the Everglades

From Great Big Story. Endure. Evolve. Achieve. That’s the motto of the Swamp Apes. Founded by Tom Rahill, the organization is mostly made up of military veterans who are clearing the Florida Everglades of Burmese pythons. It’s a therapeutic mission for the vets—they are putting their training to good use tracking, capturing and removing the…

5 Stories for Book Lovers

From Great Big Story. This is a reel for book lovers, and it’s a page turner. A few excerpts: In Chapter One, we meet R.L. Stine, the author famous for the Goosebumps books series. Chapter Three is devoted to an artist who makes flipbooks for people to share stories with loved ones who are incarcerated.…

This NYC Restaurant Is Hidden in a Freight Entrance

From Great Big Story. Psst… We’re about to tell you about one of New York City’s hidden gems. It’s the Acuario Cafe, and you’ll find it in the Garment District on 37th Street. There’s no sign outside—you have to walk through a nondescript freight entrance to visit this tiny Latin American restaurant. Rodolpho Perez runs…

The 14-Year-Old CEO

From Great Big Story. Like anyone who runs a startup, Hillary Yip spends a lot of time developing investor pitch decks, executing marketing plans and conferring with customers. But she has to do all of this after she finishes her homework. She is just 14 years old, after all. Yip, who lives in Hong Kong,…

Sniffing Out 6 Stories About Smell

From Great Big Story. Catch a whiff of that? We’ve got six—count ’em—six fascinating stories about smell. Among the highlights: We meet a woman who can tell if someone has Parkinson’s disease by sniffing them; we visit the perfume capital of the world, and we introduce you to the man who invented those ubiquitous tree…

5 Skilled Artisans Making Stuff by Hand

From Great Big Story. So much of what we use is mass produced in factories by machines, but there are still people crafting things by hand. In this reel, we profile a variety of skilled artisans including a craftsman who builds automatons, a family that creates inventive custom coffins and two men who have been…

South Korea’s Figure Skating Prodigy

From Great Big Story. Young You started skating when she was 6 years old. She still remembers her first time on the ice. Simply standing was difficult. Today, the 15-year-old is a three-time South Korean national figure skating champion. Her ultimate dream is to win gold at the Olympics. And she’s putting in the hard…

Trying the Chow Mein Sandwich

From Great Big Story. If you love Chinese food, and you love sandwiches, the humble chow mein sandwich could be your new favorite nosh. Think a heaping portion of crispy fried noodles served on—wait, more like spilling out of—a hamburger bun and smothered in brown gravy. This unique culinary creation is popular in Fall River,…

Personal Best (with dodie, Sammy Paul, Daniel J Layton and Reb Day)

From Tom Scott. We’re back! New games, same garage. Thanks to the crew from SOME LOVELY BOARD GAMES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfeCp3-_U8M Dodie: https://youtube.com/doddleoddle Sammy Paul: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC78zXJFimlWORdNrBS5pqGw Daniel J Layton: https://www.youtube.com/danieljlayton Reb Day: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi7nf3Wb5HzFgfkKLgTqzpw Edited by Elliot Gough Audio mix by Graham Haerther Directed by Grant Stevens Produced by David Bodycombe and Tom Scott A Pad 26 /…

This Stuff Is Expensive

From Great Big Story. This reel is full of pricey things, but keep your money. It’s no good here. We’re not charging you a penny to watch these stories. First, we’ve got a jeweler who sells bling to the likes of Beyoncé, Travis Scott and A$AP Rocky, then, the origin of the world’s most expensive…

The War Against Mutilation

From Rare Earth. I don’t expect a lot of people to watch this episode, but it was the main reason I went to Somaliland in the first place and it damn well needs to be heard. 200 million women. At least a million little girls this year, every year, until we make it stop. Your…

The Two Generals’ Problem

From Tom Scott. Time to tell a story about idempotency, computer science, and the Night of the Multiple Orders. • Sponsored by Dashlane —try 30 days for free at: https://www.dashlane.com/tomscott MORE BASICS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLLeET0dOWaKHkAlPsrkcha Written by Sean M Elliott and Tom Scott Directed by Tomek Graphics by Mooviemakers https://www.mooviemakers.co.uk/ Audio mix by Haerther Productions https://haerther.net/ Thanks…

The Ancient Rock Paintings of Laas Geel

From Rare Earth. Laas Geel was so cool. I did not enjoy trying to film with the gimbal, though. Your support keeps us going: https://www.patreon.com/rareearth Follow our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rareearthseries/ Follow my twitter: https://twitter.com/Evan_Hadfield Merch (more designs to come): https://teespring.com/stores/rareearth This video was made possible thanks to our incredible Patreon subscribers Aaron x, Abram Blocton, Adam…

The Hargeisa Holocaust

From Rare Earth. This is part two of our history of Somaliland independence. See the first episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xOvc7skpGc A huge thanks to Eric for stepping up to the plate when everything else fell apart. Your support keeps us going: https://www.patreon.com/rareearth Follow our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rareearthseries/ Follow my twitter: https://twitter.com/Evan_Hadfield Merch (more designs to come): https://teespring.com/stores/rareearth…

How North Korea Makes Dirty Money in Macau

From Kento Bento. Download Dashlane for free to manage all your passwords: https://dashlane.com/kentobento Use the promo code “KENTOBENTO” to get 10% off Dashlane Premium. Support Kento Bento on Patreon: https://patreon.com/kentobento Other videos you may like: The $1,000,000,000 North Korean Bank Heist: https://youtu.be/Usu9z0feHug How Would You Take Down North Korea? (The 7 Choices): https://youtu.be/VM_fzaWAybw How Would…