Why you’re recycling wrong

From Vox. Knowing what you can and can’t recycle isn’t easy. But when you put stuff that can’t be recycled into that blue bin, it can turn entire hauls of otherwise recyclable materials into trash. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab People try to recycle everything. Waste management workers routinely find bowling balls, batteries, Christmas…

A better way to tax the rich

From Vox. American wealth inequality is staggering. A wealth tax, which would hone in on the money people actually have, rather than just the money we earn and spend, could be a solution. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO An astounding amount of American wealth lies with very few ultrarich people. But it isn’t taxed by…

Why parrots can talk like humans

From Vox. Monkeys are our closest biological relatives, and they can’t speak. But parrots don’t seem to have a problem at all. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In 2016 researchers released a study with an incredible headline: monkey vocal tracts are speech-ready. It showed that monkeys are held back from speech not by their bodies,…

Why a US city is searching for mass graves

From Vox. White mobs destroyed “Black Wall Street.” But where are the victims’ bodies? Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Nearly 100 years ago, a white mob destroyed an American neighborhood called “Black Wall Street,” murdering an estimated 300 people in Tulsa, Oklahoma. That incident — known as the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre — has…

Peek inside the Vox Video Lab

From Vox. Vox producer Christophe Haubursin gives you a taste of what goes on in Video Lab, our YouTube membership program. Each month, someone from the video team breaks down our favorite videos on the internet, so you don’t have to spend time searching for the good stuff. Joining the Video Lab helps us make…

Why these plankton are eating plastic

From Vox. Microfibers, used to make things like yoga pants, are the ocean’s tiniest problem. This video is presented by Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/vox Correction: At 1:04, we mistakenly suggested that rayon is made from plastic. In fact, it is derived from cellulose. To go deeper on this topic, make sure to read Vox science reporter Brian…

Why cartoon characters curse like this

From Vox. How these @*#%!$ things became a symbol for cursing. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It 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 our work! Learn more at…

What the #$@!% are these?

From Vox. How these @*#%!$ things became a symbol for cursing. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It 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 our work! Learn more at…

Here’s where Borders is going next

From Vox. Tell me what stories I should do in India: https://www.vox.com/borders-india Follow Johnny on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris Follow Vox Borders on Facebook Watch: http://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Original Music by Tom Fox: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUIM14Vyndaq8MuDeW7BsIg Vox Borders is an international documentary series by Emmy-nominated producer Johnny Harris exploring life at the edge of nations. For more, visit vox.com/borders. Start from…

American segregation, mapped at day and night

From Vox. We work in diverse places. We live in segregated ones. Check out this interactive map that Alvin built, to see these effects for yourself: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/2/18/18217346/work-home-segregation-map Correction: At 3:37, we mislabeled a map “Charlotte,” but it is actually the Charleston metropolitan area. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO America policies engineered our segregated homes. But…

Who actually pays for your credit card rewards?

From Vox. Here’s why you’re paying for credit card rewards — even if you use cash. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It 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 our…

Fox News keeps forcing Trump into shutdowns

From Vox. Government shutdowns are disasters for Republicans, but right-wing media makes it almost impossible for the GOP to compromise in a budget fight. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The U.S. government has experienced three major shutdowns over the past twenty-five years. In 1995, it was a fight over programs like Medicare. In 2013, it…

A murder solved, 23 years later | Part 3

From Vox. Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/kiw1Zv-B02c And Part 2: https://youtu.be/beixsgKr93o Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO To learn more about this topic: The Cadaver King and the County Dentist by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington: https://www.amazon.com/Cadaver-King-Country-Dentist-Injustice-ebook/dp/B01NCHP7XH/ref=sr_1_1 Cops in Lab Coats by Sandra Guerra Thompson: https://www.amazon.com/Cops-Lab-Coats-Convictions-Laboratories/dp/1611635292/ref=sr_1_1 The 2009 NAS report “Strengthening Forensic Science”: https://www.nap.edu/catalog/12589/strengthening-forensic-science-in-the-united-states-a-path-forward The 2016 Obama…