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Mom hears son's heartbeat after his death (01:31)

CNN · 1 year ago
A mom in Arizona donated her son's organs after he died in 2013. Recently, she met with the family of one of the lives he saved. To sign up to be an organ donor visit registerme.org.

Prince Harry's popcorn swiped by toddler (01:43)

CBC News · 3 months ago
Prince Harry's popcorn was swiped by toddler at the Invictus Games. Harry is the founder of the games: http://www.cbc.ca/1.4304120 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

See this baby polar bear grow up in under 2 minutes (02:04)

USA TODAY · 1 year ago
An adorable time-lapsed video of a baby polar bear shows the stages of her growing up. Be Smarter. Faster. More Colorful. *********************************************************************************************************************************************** Want even more?! Subscribe to USA TODAY's YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh Like USA TODAY on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usatoday Follow USA TODAY on Twitter: https://twitter.com/USATODAY Follow USA TODAY on Instagram: https://instagram.com/usatoday/

French army band medleys Daft Punk following Bastille Day parade (03:10)

Guardian News · 6 months ago
A French army marching band medleys Daft Punk at the end of the Bastille Day parade on Friday. Donald Trump looks somewhat bemused as they perform Get Lucky and some of the group’s other hits. French president Emmanuel Macron smiles as other dignitaries clap and dance along

How a 15-year-old solved a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 seconds (04:22)

Vox · 2 years ago
Rubik's Cube world record-holder Collin Burns tells us how he did it. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO YouTube sources: Collin Burns https://www.youtube.com/user/collinbxyz RECuber https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpFpW3tRN0xtxuaEJvdCggA Tony Fisher https://www.youtube.com/user/KaiXevandStanley Feliks Zemdegs https://www.youtube.com/user/fazrulz1 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 http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o

‘Willy Wonka’ Cast Reveal Secret Behind Chocolate River | TODAY (05:23)

TODAY · 2 years ago
It was 44 years ago that “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” premiered in theaters, and the fantasy film has delighted generations of moviegoers ever since. Six of the original cast members recently reunited in Orlando, and NBC’S Joe Fryer sat down with them as they reminisced. » Subscribe to TODAY: http://on.today.com/SubscribeToTODAY » Watch the latest from TODAY: http://bit.ly/LatestTODAY About: TODAY brings you the latest headlines and expert tips on money, health and parenting. We wake up every morning to give you and your family all you need to start your day. If it matters to you, it matters to us. We are in the people business. Subscribe to our channel for exclusive TODAY archival footage & our original web series. Connect with TODAY Online! Visit TODAY's Website: http://on.today.com/ReadTODAY Find TODAY on Facebook: http://on.today.com/LikeTODAY Follow TODAY on Twitter: http://on.today.com/FollowTODAY Follow TODAY on Google+: http://on.today.com/PlusTODAY Follow TODAY on Instagram: http://on.today.com/InstaTODAY Follow TODAY on Pinterest: http://on.today.com/PinTODAY ‘Willy Wonka’ Cast Reveal Secret Behind Chocolate River | TODAY

Rapping, deconstructed: The best rhymers of all time (12:44)

Vox · 1 year ago
Here's how some of the greatest rappers make rhymes Special thanks to the research of Martin Connor who was interviewed in this piece. More of his rap analysis can be found here: http://www.rapanalysis.com/ SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: https://open.spotify.com/user/estellecaswell/playlist/5KpHR1UysAms2zssDHeSbZ Subscribe to our channel! http://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 http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o

Why no aquarium has a great white shark (05:54)

Vox · 1 year ago
Many have tried to keep a white shark in captivity. Here's why that's so difficult. There are several aquariums around the world, including one in Georgia, that house whale sharks, the biggest fish in the sea. But not one has a great white shark on display. Aquariums have made dozens of attempts since the 1970s to display a captive great white shark. Most of those attempts ended with dead sharks. By the 2000s, the only group still trying was the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which spent a decade planning its white shark program. In 2004, it acquired a shark that became the first great white to survive in captivity for more than 16 days. In fact, it was on display for more than six months before it was released back into the ocean. In the following years, the Monterey Bay Aquarium hosted five more juvenile white sharks for temporary stays before ending the program in 2011. It was an expensive effort and had come under criticism due to injuries that some of the sharks developed in the tank. Responding to those critics, Jon Hoech, the aquarium's director of husbandry operations, said: "We believe strongly that putting people face to face with live animals like this is very significant in inspiring ocean conservation and connecting people to the ocean environment. We feel like white sharks face a significant threats out in the wild and our ability to bring awareness to that is significant in terms of encouraging people to become ocean stewards." Check out the video above to learn why white sharks are so difficult to keep in captivity and how the Monterey Bay Aquarium designed a program that could keep them alive. Link to the Biodiversity Heritage Library: https://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/albums Subscribe to our channel! http://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 http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o

One of the Most Dangerous Schools in America | ABC World News Tonight | ABC News (06:00)

ABC News · 4 years ago
Diane Sawyer looks at the courage and struggle to educate students under dangerous circumstances. Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia is one of the most dangerous schools in the country, and the students are fighting to learn. SUBSCRIBE for the latest news and updates from ABC News ► http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user abcnews To read the full story and others, visit http://www.abcnews.com Watch more news stories from ABC News! World News Tonight ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v euOBTIjU4Oo&list PL5E6638EB9ECF2329&index 1 timesXtwo ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v X7qzscMoNqg&list PLQOa26lW-uI8aUdipyf5NUPTJJkdSLsbo&index 2 Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia is considered one of the most dangerous schools in this country. Located in a neighborhood where 40% of the families live in poverty and account for the the city's highest number of homicides and assaults. So World News Tonight wanted to know, who are the 435 students trying to get an education there? The kind of education so many of us take for granted. --To read the full story and others, visit http://www.abcnews.com Follow ABC News across the web! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/abcnews Twitter: http://twitter.com/ABC Instagram: https://instagram.com/ABCNews/ The US education system affects the economic and social health of the country. See the latest from the Department of Education, news from educations boards from around the country, and stories of young students looking towards higher education. Watch news surrounding the topics that affect your children: school bus safety, the quality of school lunch, teachers relationships and authority to students, and the school security measures in place after the rise in school shootings. Hear about the schools and universities in higher ed that are making a difference for students and the their communities. Get the latest news on the state of education from ABC News. ABC World News Tonight provides the American public the latest news and analysis of major events within our country as well as around the globe. With unparalleled resources ABC News and “World News” clarifies the day’s top stories, keeping viewers up to date and informed, every weekend night. Check out the award winning team of off-air reporters, correspondents, and producers of ABC World News Tonight weekend nights at 6:30 | 5:30c. Make ABC News your daily news outlet for breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews that will help you stay up to date on the events shaping our world. ABC News’ show roster has both leaders in daily evening and morning programming. Kick start your weekday mornings with news updates from Good Morning America (GMA) and Sundays with This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Get your evening fix with 20/20, Nightline, and ABC World News Tonight with David Muir. Head to abc.go.com for programming schedule and more information on ABC News.

Why people keep watching the worst movie ever made (05:33)

Vox · 7 months ago
Many people consider The Room to be the worst movie of all time. So why do thousands of people flock to midnight screenings of it every month? Subscribe to our channel! http://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 http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o Tommy Wiseau’s film The Room (2003) is by many accounts the worst movie ever made. The plot barely makes sense, the set design is comically inept, and most of the dialogue sounds like it was fed through Google Translate multiple times. Yet, for 14 years, people have been congregating at midnight screenings all across the globe to watch what some people call “the Citizen Kane of bad movies.” Despite the film’s incoherency, audiences ritualistically throw plastic spoons, shout call and response lines at the screen, and toss around footballs in the aisles at monthly screenings. Knowing all the inside jokes and participatory cues gives viewers what sociologist Pierre Bourdieu termed “cultural capital.” People who know when to shout specific lines or when to hurl spoons are deemed Room veterans. Contrary to what you may think, researchers have found that an appreciation of this kind of “trash cinema” can actually indicate higher levels of intelligence. Trash films share more characteristics with avant-garde art films than they do with typical commercial Hollywood fare. Audiences are drawn to both “trash” and “art” films for many of the same reasons, like their transgressive nature and their rejection of mainstream aesthetic norms. Watch the video to know more about The Room and be sure to pick up Bissell’s book (that he co-wrote with Greg Sestero) to read many more legendary stories about the production of the “best worst movie.” Special thanks to Stephen Goldmeier for permission to use his photo in the video.

Living, Breathing, & Betting on Bitcoin | Outliers Ep. 2 (05:13)

VICE News · 3 months ago
Odds are that you’ve been hearing more and more about cryptocurrency as digital tokens like bitcoin and ethereum have become valuable commodities. Converts (and investors) say that cryptocurrencies built on blockchain technology represent the future of money, finance, and commerce. But skeptics say that digital currencies represent crowd-sourced pyramid schemes or are fuel for another tech bubble. We met with Olaf Carlson-Wee, who was the first employee at the cryptocurrency broker Coinbase, where he famously took his entire salary in bitcoin. Now, Carlson-Wee runs a hedge fund that deals exclusively in crypto-assets. We talked with Carlson-Wee in San Francisco about money, trust, and how he made his friends rich. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

How Japan Is Preparing For North Korean Threats (HBO) (04:41)

VICE News · 5 months ago
Inquiries for nuclear bunkers and radiation air filters have increased in Japan as North Korea continues to test missiles close to Japanese shores. VICE News goes to Japan to see how citizens are preparing for a possible North Korean attack. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo