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Testing Explosives from The Anarchist Cookbook

Testing Explosives from The Anarchist Cookbook

[FAST MUSIC PLAYING] ROCCO CASTORO: I recently wrote an article for the technology issue of “Vice” about “The Anarchist Cookbook”. And if you don’t know what “The Anarchist Cookbook” is, it was written in 1971 by a 19-year-old named William Powell. It was a response to the Vietnam War and a type of field manual …

Leif Eriksson – The First European in North America

Leif Eriksson – The First European in North America

– [Narrator] Ask any school child which European first set foot in America, and you’ll probably get this answer, “It was Christopher Columbus in 1492.” But this is not correct. For we now know that another great explorer achieved this historic feat some 500 years earlier. That explorer was a Viking called Leif Eriksson. (majestic …

Steve Silberman: The forgotten history of autism

Steve Silberman: The forgotten history of autism

Just after Christmas last year, 132 kids in California got the measles by either visiting Disneyland or being exposed to someone who’d been there. The virus then hopped the Canadian border, infecting more than 100 children in Quebec. One of the tragic things about this outbreak is that measles, which can be fatal to a …

The Story of “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65

♪♪ -Back then, none of the studios were actually soundproof, so you could always hear what the others were working on, and I was working in my studio. I was hearing, you know, this piano melody coming from Maurizio’s studios, and I remember I thought, “Wow, this is beautiful.” ♪♪ -When I first heard the …

Death of the American Hobo (Documentary)

Death of the American Hobo (Documentary)

BEN: Your heart’s racing. Obviously, you’re hoping that we wouldn’t get caught. -There’s something about the hobo that has to be recorded in American history. BEN: The whole time we were asking ourselves, what is the story here? What is the story of the hobo? What is a hobo? EMPRESS VAGABOND HOBO LUMP: It’s not …

Juvenoia

Juvenoia

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Skeletons are scary and spooky, but you know what else is? Teenagers. Their attitude, the way they dress and the music they listen to. Can you even call it music? Pff, kids these days. But what are kids these days? What’s with all the concern and what’s a generation? Why do …