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Mar
21
NYC Startup Takes on Urban Farming

Farming in city parking lots is possible. Here's how Square Roots is doing it in Brooklyn, NY. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/CurbedYouTube Curbed breathes life into real estate and neighborhood news with witty and insightful coverage of the country's most vibrant urban centers. Our editors relentlessly report on sales and rental prices, new developments, neighborhood trends, and celebrity deals.


Mar
07
Swim Peacefully with Thousands of Jellyfish in Palau

On Eil Malk Island in Palau, you can swim with jellyfish without getting stung. This marine lake was once connected to the ocean, but as the island changed, it was cut off. Now in isolation, it's filled with a jellyfish species found nowhere else. With no predators to keep them in check and plentiful algae to feed on, these golden jellyfish swarm and fill the lake like a cloudy dream. Ready for a swim? This story is a part of our Planet Earth series. From mammals to insects and birds to reptiles, we share this great big world with all manner of creatures, large and small. Come with us to faraway places as we explore our great big planet and meet some of its wildest inhabitants. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb Follow us behind the sce...


Feb
14
Feb
07
How Love Is Defined Around The World

What is the definition of love? Meet one girl traveling the world asking strangers to share their meaning of the word. More on Chrissie Lam's "Love Is" Project - http://www.thesupplychange.org | Instagram: @thesupplychange Seeker Stories finds arresting and unexpected stories in a diverse and changing world. Through short docs, beautiful photographs, and on-the-ground reporting, we try to connect you to places and events that might otherwise feel distant. We're drawn to stories that surprise, challenge, and inspire us. In short, we want to create a more empathetic world. Watch Seeker's content days before anyone else, click here for a free 30 day subscription to Vessel: http://skr.cm/seekeratvessel


Jan
31
4.1 Miles

A coast guard captain on a small Greek island is suddenly charged with saving thousands of refugees from drowning at sea. By Daphne Matziaraki Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/2dwbDfb


Jan
24
The Extraordinary Origins of Ordinary Things

In this reel, we investigate the curious beginnings of a few everyday objects. We begin with the WWII origins of instant ramen, learn about the accidental invention of Silly String, and meet the voice behind the Kool-Aid Man. This story is a part of our Flavors series, where we do so much more than play with our food. Come with us as we dive into deliciously different and tastefully off-beat stories in the culinary world.


Jan
17
What Makes a Truly Great Logo

Here's how a simple mark ends up meaning something big as a great logo. Joe Posner, and Michael Bierut (designer of the Hillary Clinton logo) explain. For more from Michael Bierut on graphic design, check out his book "How to use graphic design to sell things, explain things, make things look better, make people laugh, cry, and (every once in a while) change the world": http://www.amazon.com/How-Michael-Bierut/dp/0062413902 Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO About once a month, there's a new logo to fight about on the internet. The biggest one in recent memory was the highly controversial Hillary Clinton logo, which did not escape scrutiny from Vox.com either. But as a designer/filmmaker, something about these repeated d...


Jan
10
How Big is Google?

MUCH more where this came from. Many of us use Google services each day but very few of us ask the question, "How BIG is Google?" Obviously this question cannot be answered directly, however, the sheer size of Google can be realised by the hard facts and figures shown in this short film. Please enjoy and don't be evil. Thanks for watching!


Dec
27
When the Oldest Kid in Class is 69 Years Old

Durge Kami, 69, was born into a poor family and lived too far away from school to receive a formal education as a child. But that hasn't stopped him from finishing school now. He's the oldest student in his school and his classmates affectionately call him Bajee, or 'grandpa' in Nepali. Durge hopes that his persistence can set an example for both young and old. This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the world. Great Big Story is a video network dedicated to the untold, overlooked & flat-out amazing. Humans are capable of incredible things & we're here to tell their stories. When a rocket lands in your backyard...


Dec
20
Why The Ocean Is Getting Louder

What the world sounds like underwater. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO We often think of the ocean as a quiet, peaceful place, filled with animals that don't make much noise. So when I went diving in the ocean for the first time, I was surprised at how rich the soundscape around me was: you could hear fish nibbling on coral and squid swimming past you. But more than anything, you could almost always hear the hum of a boat engine. It's part of a big problem in the ocean right now. Ship traffic noise has doubled every decade since the 1960s — and it's wreaking havoc on marine life. This video was made in collaboration with Twenty Thousand Hertz, a podcast that dives deep into all kinds of stories about sound. Everything ...