1. The Best of The Atlantic Video

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    A selection of our recent favorites. Watch more videos: http://www.theatlantic.com/video Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheAtlanticVID Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAtlantic Google+:…

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    • Micromigrations

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      To reveal the hidden movement patterns of birds and insects, Dennis Hlynsky transforms ordinary footage into beautiful illustrations by digitally tracing the paths they travel in After Effects. Hlynsky,…

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      • The Powerlifter

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        Meet Jake Schellenschlager, arguably the strongest 14-year-old on the planet. Jake can deadlift 350 pounds and holds five world records in the sport of powerlifting. While many praise Jake's accomplishments,…

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        • What Is Money?

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          One of our favorite questions from readers for Economics in Plain English was deceptively simple: What, after all, is money? And what sets it apart from something that's simply valuable? A big abstract…

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          • Monetary Policy: A Quick and Dirty Explainer

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            What's the difference between fiscal policy and monetary policy? Of the hundreds of questions submitted by readers to our Economics in Plain English video series, this one struck us as a fun challenge.…

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            • What's Behind the Natural Gas Boom?

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              An animated look at why production has skyrocketed in recent years From Texas to New York, natural gas has radically changed the energy landscape in America. But how did the practice commonly…

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              • Are the Rich Getting Too Much of the Economic Pie?

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                When one of you asked, "Are the rich getting too much of the economic pie?" the team behind Economics in Plain English got pretty excited. Because you said "pie." So we headed to Dangerously Delicious…

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                • Are Machines Taking Our Jobs?

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                  This episode of Economics in Plain English tackles the pervasive fear that technology is making humans (or at least human work) obsolete. How long before the robots take over the jobs we do today…

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                  • Are Bottomless Drinks Good Business?

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                    In Economics in Plain English, the new economic explainer video series from The Atlantic, business editor Derek Thompson answers big and small questions selected from hundreds of reader submissions. This…

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                    • Why Is Bottled Water So Expensive?

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                      In Economics in Plain English, the new economic explainer video series from The Atlantic, business editor Derek Thompson answers big and small questions selected from hundreds of reader submissions.…

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