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Friday Nite Videos | July 5, 2019

Warehouses | John Oliver. Line Rider | Hall of the Mountain King. Robert Reich: Should We Abolish Billionaires? What Antlers Can Teach Us About Cancer and Regrowing Limbs. We Tried Skating On Confederate Monuments for July 4th.

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Warehouses | John Oliver

It’s easy to buy things online, and even easier not to think about how they get to you. John Oliver discusses what happens when you click “buy now.”

Line Rider | Mountain King

Some exuberant music and whimsical animation for the holiday weekend: "In the Hall of the Mountain King" by Edvard Grieg. This was the very first line rider track, drawn entirely by hand. Enjoy!

Robert Reich: Should We Abolish Billionaires?

Former Secretary of Labor explains why need to reform our economy to combat inequality and spells out four things we should change

What Antlers Can Teach Us About Cancer and Regrowing Limbs

Deer, moose, elk, and reindeer sprout up to half a meter of new bone growth in a month prior to the mating season. Now, researchers studying their genomes have discovered how. Genes that both promote and suppress cancer are partially responsible, suggesting the bony tissue may reveal new ways to fight cancer.

We Tried Skating on Confederate Monuments for July 4th

In this episode of Can You Skate It, Taji Ameen and his friends travel to Richmond, Virginia, the former capital of the Confederate States of America, to shred the statues on their skateboards. Because nothing says “Fuck your racist history” like skating all over it.