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Sep
19
Longboard Dancing With South Korea’s Skating Sensation

Hyojoo Ko makes spinning and flipping her longboard as she cruises along the boulevard look as seamless and easy as it is mesmerizing. Navigating the flat streets of Seoul on her board, she’s added a unique flare to a sport that’s steadily growing in popularity across South Korea. Join her as she effortlessly freestyle “dances” across Seoul on her longboard, all while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible on a big-wheeled, nine-inch board. This Great Big Story was made in partnership with Korean Air (http://www.koreanair.com). SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the wo...


Sep
18
Meet the Man Who Beat 'Pac-Man'

In 1999, Billy Mitchell was the first person to achieve a perfect score in "Pac-Man." His ability to reach the end of the game even stumped "Pac-Man's" creators and designers, who named him the “video game player of the century.” Here’s what he had to do to beat the game. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX Make our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZ Give us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLY Come hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjV Visit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com This story is a part of our Frontiers series, where we bring you front and center to the dreamers, pioneers, and innovators leading society at the cutting edge. Let u...


Sep
17
The Glamorous Life of an Instagram Dog

Meet Ella Bean — well, that's @ellabeanthedog to you. She's a social media star on the rise who invited us along for a day in her very fancy life. Find her on Instagram at instagram.com/ellabeanthedog Subscribe: http://goo.gl/B0ZY5H Catch our best beauty and fashion pickups in Racked Haul: Lilly Pulitzer for Target: http://goo.gl/vOYoaU Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/B6zmb8 Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/IuvQM0 Follow Racked on Pinterest: http://goo.gl/4HLNfb Follow Racked on Twitter: http://goo.gl/rVY1Xh Follow Racked on Instagram: http://goo.gl/6Rvtyx


Sep
12
Pizza is life.


Sep
11
Does Technology Need to Be Ethical?

Entrepreneur Anil Dash believes that the tech world has an obligation to be more humane.


Sep
10
Five Generations of Making Soy Sauce the Traditional Way

Japanese shoyu, or soy sauce, was traditionally brewed in vats over two years in a process that dates back to the 7th century. Over the past 60 years, global demand gave way to industrialization, and today less than one percent of shoyu is produced in the old way. But on the island of Shodoshima, Yasuo Yamamoto ferments soy beans traditionally in bamboo barrels similar to the ones his family has built for the past 150 years. And while it takes four times longer than the modern way to produce, the results are undeniably delicious. Let's have a taste. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] com Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX Make our acqu...


Sep
05
Sep
04
The Dangers of the Internet

It's fun, it's everywhere - but it carries a few risks we should bear in mind. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/uigyfM FURTHER READING “Over the past century, technologies have completely changed the way we connect with each other. The benefits of the internet are obvious and all around us. But the risks and dangers are more subterranean. Here are two videos that consider why we need to start taking digital sabbaths and remember what it is to be bored again..” You can read more on this and many other topics on our blog TheBookofLife.org: https://goo.gl/tZwNUy MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: https://goo.gl/ohECsi M...


Sep
03
Aug
29
What is Inflation?

Economists constantly refer to inflation and tend to suggest it is a Very Bad Thing. But why exactly, where does it come from and what could one do to tame it? Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Vale Productions http://www.valeproductions.co.uk Music Lanquidity by http://www.purple-planet.com


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