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Why this photography pioneer faked his own death

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In 1839, Hippolyte Bayard invented photography. And nobody cared. Become a Video Lab member! People ...

The conflict in Kashmir, explained

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Why Kashmir remains one of the most militarized regions in the world. Become a Video Lab member! The ...

Why this black hole photo is such a big deal

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What it took to collect these 54-million-year-old photons from a supermassive black hole. Become a Video Lab member!

Cereal makers sold us a breakfast myth

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Is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Join the Video Lab! Subscribe to our channel! http ...

How the British failed India and Pakistan

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The two nations were born at war — which can be traced back to this British strategy. Join the Video Lab! ...

Why France produces the most World Cup players

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And some of the best. For source material, make sure to check out the work of Darko Dukic here: ...

Why Tucker Carlson pretends to hate elites

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Why would Tucker Carlson, who used to brag about being an “out-of-the-closet elitist,” use his primetime Fox News show to rail ...

This is your brain on terrorism

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We watch news coverage of terrorism because we think it'll make us better informed about how to keep ourselves safe. But what if ...

How America became a superpower

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America grew from a colony to a superpower in 200 years. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It ...

Why cartoon characters wear gloves

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Animators had a few tricks up their slee...err gloves. Subscribe to our channel! Vox.com is a news ...

Poland is pushing the EU into crisis

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Poland's far-right party is subverting democracy, and setting the country on a collision course with the EU. Help us make more ...

What DNA ancestry tests can — and can’t — tell you

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I took a DNA ancestry test. It didn't tell me where my ancestors came from… Subscribe to our channel!  ...

How Norway designed a more humane prison

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There's a better way to design prison architecture. Become a Video Lab member! Halden Prison in Norway ...

Why some Asian accents swap Ls and Rs in English

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A linguistic stereotype, explained. This video is presented by Brilliant: Vox Thank you the Video Lab members ...

What makes a truly great logo

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Here's how a simple mark ends up meaning something big as a great logo. Joe Posner, and Michael Bierut (designer of the ...

How heavy metal and Satan gave us this sticker

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Heavy metal and Satan played a role in the introduction of the explicit lyrics sticker. Become a Video Lab member!

The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice

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This isn't just a computer bug. It's a scandal. Join the Video Lab! Two Boeing airplanes have fallen out of the ...

What Angela Merkel's exit means for Germany — and Europe

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The European Union is about to lose one of its last anti-populist voices. This video is presented by CuriosityStream: ...

Why the Soviets doctored this iconic photo

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This photo conceals a clue to a brutal story of vengeance. Correction: Many of you pointed out that we erroneously used “Russia” ...