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There’s Crying In Baseball (2:16)

by 26 days ago. Contribute

As a tribute to his friend and teammate Jose Fernandez, Dee Gordon takes the team’s first pitch of the game from the other side of the plate. Two pitches later (presumably with a little help from a friend) he hits his first home run of the year, and the 9th of his entire career.

The Reddit thread on this has some great examples of when announcers were wise enough to just stay quiet and let the moment speak for itself.

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The Thoughts & Prayers App (1:46)

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Thoughts and prayers to those of you offended by this.

Madeleine Kang

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Nightcrawler: Empathy for the Antihero (9:40)

by 1 month, 4 days ago Contribute

Michael Tucker does another fantastic analysis, this time looking into how Nightcrawler created empathy for the film’s protagonist.

Lessons from the Screenplay

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How-To: Make Lobster Rolls with Matty Matheson (10:14)

by 1 month, 8 days ago Contribute

Matty Matheson visits the Munchies Test Kitchen in Brooklyn, NY to make a lobster roll to end all lobster rolls.


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NYT x JAY Z: A History of the War on Drugs (3:58)

by 1 month, 10 days ago Contribute

Ex-drug dealer Sean Carter explains how “the War on Drugs is an epic fail.”

New York Times

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How Was Burning Man? (3:57)

by 1 month, 18 days ago Contribute

There are a lot of these conversations going on this week.

Kevin Oeser

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Kanye Deconstructed: The Human Voice as the Ultimate Instrument (8:50)

by 1 month, 23 days ago Contribute

Vox examines how Kanye West’s music orbits around the power and flexibility of the human voice.


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The Simple Solution to Traffic (5:13)

by 1 month, 24 days ago Contribute

CGP Grey explains how sensible driving and driver cooperation can be the remedy to traffic problems.

CGP Grey

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