Posts Tagged “vox.com”

How figure skaters choose their music, explained with Adam Rippon

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How figure skaters choose their music, explained with Adam Rippon

Here’s how figure skaters choose their music. Watch our other Skate Week videos here: bit.ly/2EXRY4J 2018 Olympic medalist Adam Rippon, and music designer Hugo Chouinard helps explain how figure skaters pick their music. The 1932 Winter Olympics was the first time figure skating was performed to music. Today, music is an essential part of the…

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How figure skating scoring rewards risk over artistry

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How figure skating scoring rewards risk over artistry

The new figure skating scoring system is complicated and controversial. Here’s how it works. This is our second Skate Week video! Watch the rest here: bit.ly/2HaDyyP Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO At the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, Mirai Nagasu became the first American woman to land a triple axel in an Olympic event, just the…

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Why the triple axel is such a big deal

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Why the triple axel is such a big deal

Triple axels can turn skaters into legends. This is why. Follow Vox’s full 2018 Winter Olympics coverage here: bit.ly/2nVUSz2 Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO In this episode of Vox Almanac, Phil Edwards explores the triple axel and why it’s such a big deal. The figure skating jump is legendary among ice skaters, from Tonya Harding’s…

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Why do taxpayers pay billions for football stadiums?

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Why do taxpayers pay billions for football stadiums?

Cities want football teams. Owners want stadiums. Watch how NFL rule changes made linemen gigantic: bit.ly/2BSOf5n Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO In the past 20 years, over $7 billion in public money has gone towards financing the construction and renovation of NFL football stadiums. Owners argue that public investment in private football franchises will bring…

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The problem with online charter schools

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The problem with online charter schools

States are taking a multi-million dollar gamble on a technology that doesn’t seem to work. Watch: bit.ly/2EiUnqy – The colleges where the American dream is still alive. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO In 32 states plus DC, students of all ages can bypass brick-and-mortar schools for online charters. Most of these schools are run by…

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Why danger symbols can’t last forever

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Why danger symbols can’t last forever

How to design fear, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here: 99pi.org Correction: The correct spelling of “warning” in Persian is هشدار. Watch the previous episode from this series: bit.ly/2DDIQAL Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Chances are you wouldn’t be able to recognize a biohazard even if you were looking right at one. But…

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The 32-year-old prince who’s shaking up Saudi Arabia

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The 32-year-old prince who’s shaking up Saudi Arabia

This young prince is transforming Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. Listen to this episode of Worldly for more context on MBS’ shakeup: bit.ly/2E1c2mo Worldly is Vox’s weekly podcast on the most important foreign policy and national security stories in the world Listen Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Mohammad bin Salman was designated as Saudi…

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The chocolate science hype machine

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The chocolate science hype machine

The dark side of mars-sponsored chocolate studies. Read more about the science of chocolate health on Vox: bit.ly/2mCn3TJ bit.ly/2Db4Fei Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Chocolate is good for health, study finds. Small study, points to chocolate as a weight-loss aid. Senior moments? Chocolate may be the answer to your problems. These are are just a…

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The new US tax law, explained with cereal

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The new US tax law, explained with cereal

We’re a few Crunch Berries short, friends. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full…

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The real reason Amelia Earhart is so famous

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The real reason Amelia Earhart is so famous

A carefully executed publicity campaign turned a pretty average pilot into an aviation legend. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO Amelia Earhart is often thought of as the first or greatest female pilot of her time. But the real reason she is seen as an aviation legend comes from a carefully executed publicity campaign starting with…

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