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How a recording-studio mishap shaped '80s music

Warning: This is an unapologetic ode to gated reverb drums *Correction at 2:01: The noise gate lets sounds above a certain amplitude threshold...

After Charlottesville, how do we cover an immoral president?

Donald Trump is using the most powerful office in the country to play defense for white supremacists and neo-nazis. How can media coverage of his...

The Middle East's cold war, explained

How two feuding countries are tearing apart the Middle East. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Saudis and Iranians have never...

The best Fox News explanations for Trump Jr.’s Russia meeting

Fox News has spent the week downplaying Trump Jr.'s attempt to collude with the Russian government during the election. As the Russia story keeps...

Vincent van Gogh’s long, miserable road to fame

Van Gogh's travels informed the works we revere today. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Famous for chopping off a piece of his...

The hidden oil patterns on bowling lanes

Every bowling lane has a hidden oil pattern. In this episode of Vox Almanac, Phil Edwards finds out what that means. Follow Phil Edwards and Vox...

Why people think they see ghosts

Even though there is no scientific evidence that ghosts exist, you may not be crazy if you see one. Subscribe to our channel!...

Tales from the shadow of the moon

Eclipse chasers tell us what it's like to witness a total solar eclipse. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The August 21, 2017,...

How a Haitian village cooks with sunlight

This sustainable initiative is helping to save Haiti's forests. Follow Vox Borders on Facebook: https://goo.gl/l0x5cA and Instagram:...

How Trump's Charlottesville response emboldens white supremacy

By refusing to take a side on the violence in Charlottesville, Trump has taken a side. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is...

Voyager 2's 11 billion mile journey at a human scale

40 years later, Voyager 2 is really, really, really far from Earth. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO /// Sources: NASA...

DC’s abandoned fire and police call boxes, explained

A massive underground network of cables connected street corners to emergency services long before the telephone was invented. Subscribe to our...

The real reason streetcars are making a comeback

It’s mostly about economic development. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Starting in the late 20th century, modern streetcar...

The tiny island in New York City that nobody is allowed to visit

There's a tiny island on the East River that you've probably never heard of, and you're not allowed to visit it. Subscribe to our channel!...