THE DRAFT | The Selective Service Act | PBS

THE DRAFT | The Selective Service Act | PBS

World War 1 has trapped Europe in a grueling cycle of slaughter. President Woodrow Wilson needs millions of troops to break the deadlock. But as America faces entering the Great War the army numbers barely 200,000. Woodrow Wilson knows he…

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Art

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Art

Art has a very high status in modern societies: People flock to museums and art works fetch record prices. But our age is also oddly reluctant to say in clear terms what art might actually be for. An odd mystique…

COOL ART STUFF | Easter Eggs and Communist Russia | Kazimir Malevich

COOL ART STUFF | Easter Eggs and Communist Russia | Kazimir Malevich

*coughs* Ladylike! So I really like finding Easter Eggs. And, when I say Easter Eggs I don’t mean the actual eggs. I mean the little in-jokes that artists or directors will hide in their work. One animation company that does…

2 Most Convincing Alien Abduction Stories

2 Most Convincing Alien Abduction Stories

Have people really been abducted by aliens? Let’s talk about that! ♪ (theme music) ♪ – (nasally) Good… Mythical… Morning! – The universe is a huge place. – (normally) Oh, yes. – We don’t even know how huge it is…

COOL ART STUFF (and Creative Focus)

COOL ART STUFF (and Creative Focus)

Hey, Youtube! Look at me go, filming more than one video per half-decade! I am very impressed with myself right now so… no one can take that away from me. So for the past week or so I have been…