Don’t blame scooters. Blame the streets.

From Vox. The sidewalks were never meant for this. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO We teamed up with the University of California to explain one of the hottest trends of 2018: dockless electric scooters. Check out the University of California website here: https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/ They’re one of many ‘micro-mobility’ innovations rocketing through the transportation sector. Even…

Poland is pushing the EU into crisis

From Vox. Poland’s far-right party is subverting democracy, and setting the country on a collision course with the EU. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Poland is changing. In 2015, the far-right Law and Justice party, or PiS, won both the presidential election and a slim parliamentary majority. Since then, they’ve been working to cement their…

Why we say “OK”

From Vox. How a cheesy joke from the 1830s became the most widely spoken word in the world. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO OK is thought to be the most widely recognized word on the planet. We use it to communicate with each other, as well as our technology. But it actually started out as…

Why this Gucci knockoff is totally legal

From Vox. Knockoffs are everywhere in fashion. So is the controversy they inspire. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Allbirds says Steve Madden copied their sneakers. Gucci says Forever 21 ripped off their green-red-green stripes. Adidas says Zara knocked off their Yeezys. In the Constitution, Congress has the power to stop copying by giving authors and…

Pro wresting is an art form

From Vox. The best part of pro wrestling isn’t the wrestling. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO You might think people watch wrestling for the bodyslams and the pile drivers, but it’s actually what happens outside of the ring that makes wrestling fun to watch. The characters and storylines that wrestlers craft are epic, dramatic, and…

Pro wrestling is an art form

From Vox. The best part of pro wrestling isn’t the wrestling. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO You might think people watch wrestling for the bodyslams and the pile drivers, but it’s actually what happens outside of the ring that makes wrestling fun to watch. The characters and storylines that wrestlers craft are epic, dramatic, and…

Why obvious lies make great propaganda

From Vox. For leaders like Trump and Putin, telling big lies isn’t about persuasion — it’s about power. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO At first glance, US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin seem to have wildly different communication styles. But what they share is a tendency to repeat big, obvious lies —…