Tag: explainer

Dec 11, 2018

How Pablo Escobar Single-Handedly Created the Hippo Crisis in Colombia

How Pablo Escobar Single-Handedly Created the Hippo Crisis in Colombia

It all started when he smuggled four hippos into his own personal zoo during the 1980’s

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Nov 28, 2018

9 Photography Tricks Advertisers Use to Make Food Look More Delicious

9 Photography Tricks Advertisers Use to Make Food Look More Delicious

Motor oil, glue and… tampons?!

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Nov 18, 2018

Deconstructing John Coltrane’s Seminal Jazz Song “Giant Steps”

Deconstructing John Coltrane’s Seminal Jazz Song “Giant Steps”

This gave me a greater appreciation for jazz and music theory

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Nov 12, 2018

Why It’s Almost Impossible to Skip a Stone 89 Times

Why It’s Almost Impossible to Skip a Stone 89 Times

Kurt Steiner set the world record for skipping stones with a remarkable 88 skips

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Oct 29, 2018

Some of the Largest Known Stars Compared to a Tennis Ball-Sized Earth

Some of the Largest Known Stars Compared to a Tennis Ball-Sized Earth

If The Earth were shrunk down to the size of a tennis ball, how big would the universe be?

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Oct 23, 2018

Former CIA Chief of Disguise Explains How Spies Use Disguises

Former CIA Chief of Disguise Explains How Spies Use Disguises

Jonna Mendez, explains how disguises are used in the CIA, and what aspects to the deception make for an effective disguise

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Oct 18, 2018

What If Educational Videos Were Filmed Like Music Videos?

What If Educational Videos Were Filmed Like Music Videos?

There’s a reason music videos look strange

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