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Why the poorest county in West Virginia has faith in Donald Trump | Anywhere but Washington

Donald Trump was more popular in McDowell County than anywhere else in America during the Republican primaries. Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian Paul Lewis explores the power of the Republican presidential nominee’s message in the poorest county of West Virginia. Gun nation ► http://bit.ly/GunNation The Guardian ► http://is.gd/guardianhome Suggested videos: Anywhere but Washington ► http://bit.ly/ABWashTrump Trump 4 President ► http://bit.ly/TrumpSigns Guardian playlists: Comment is Free ► http://is.gd/cifplaylist Guardian Docs ► http://is.gd/guardiandocs Guardian Features ► https://goo.gl/JThOzd Guardian Animations & Explanations ►http://is.gd/explainers Guardian Investigations ► http://is.gd/guardianinvestigations The Global Migration Crisis ► http://is.gd/RefugeeCrisis Anywhere but Westminster ► https://goo.gl/rgH1ri More Guardian videos: 6x9: experience solitary confinement – 360 video ► http://bit.ly/6x9gdn We Walk Together ► http://bit.ly/WeWalkTogetherFilm The last job...

Meet the Accidental Genius

In 2002, Jason Padgett was the victim of a vicious beating outside a karaoke bar in Tacoma, Washington. Upon regaining consciousness, Padgett’s sight was forever altered by a condition called acquired savant syndrome. The brain trauma opened his eyes to an entirely new world—one filled with patterns and strobes, like a stop-motion film. This is a fascinating story into the hidden power of the mind and one man’s inspiring tale of courage and personal triumph. The Acquired Savant is a film by Thomas Petersen. This Great Big Film was made in collaboration with our friends at CNN Films. It is one...

Homeowners Feel Trapped by Neighbor's Hostile Holiday Display

Ross Township, Pennsylvania, residents say Bill Ansell is terrorizing them with his anti-Christmas spirit.

High rents force some in Silicon Valley to live in vehicles

Faced with some of the most expensive rental housing in the nation, some Bay Area residents are feeling priced out and are seeking low-cost alternatives. In Silicon Valley, a hub of computer and technology companies, some people are even turning to cars, vans and RVs for housing. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings has the story.

What you need to know about F. E. M. A. and the world's largest RETAIL GIANT

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Tractor Hacking: The Farmers Breaking Big Tech's Repair Monopoly

When it comes to repair, farmers have always been self reliant. But the modernization of tractors and other farm equipment over the past few decades has left most farmers in the dust thanks to diagnostic software that large manufacturers hold a monopoly over. In this episode of State of Repair, Motherboard goes to Nebraska to talk to the farmers and mechanics who are fighting large manufacturers like John Deere for the right to access the diagnostic software they need to repair their tractors. WATCH NEXT: The Pinball Doctors, the Last Arcade Technicians in NYC - https://vice.video/2DRls2X Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter:...

Tiny Home Rebel

The mayor of Los Angeles has declared a homelessness crisis. As the city struggles to respond, one man has his own unique solution. But can he evade authorities to get people off the streets? More: http://bit.ly/2sYFqXg

Five of the World's Most Fascinating Small Towns

In this reel, we're traveling to unfamiliar places. We visit the most crowded island on earth, see how the Aussies live underground and visit a zero-waste town in Japan. 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 world. 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 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...

How Did a Sandy-Damaged Truck Land on a Used Car Lot?

Part 1: ABC's "The Lookout" investigates how a flood car was sold at auction and put up for sale.

This 12-Year-Old Girl Is Going To Leave Her Town Because She's Transgender (HBO)

Maddison Kleeman Rose is a pretty normal Oklahoma 12-year-old. She enjoys school, she dances at the drop of a hat and she loves church. She also happens to be trans, which is why Maddie's life is anything but pretty normal. Three weeks ago, the first day of seventh grade at the Achille public school in her tiny hometown, Maddie went to the bathroom. The girls' bathroom. She was in a new building and in the commotion none of the adults around had remembered to tell her where to find the bathroom she's allowed to use. That's the staff bathroom, part of...

Why Are Millions of Chinese Kids Parenting Themselves?

Generations of Wang Ying’s family farmed the misty mountains of Liangshan, one of China’s poorest regions. But now, the 14-year-old girl lives on her own as the sole caretaker of her two younger siblings. They are among an estimated 9 million “left-behind children” raising themselves in the Chinese countryside. "Down from the Cold Mountain" was directed by Max Duncan. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

Funeral home markups and upselling: Hidden camera investigation (CBC Marketplace)

We take hidden cameras into six funeral homes to see what the sales pitch looks like when you're dealing with the death of a loved one. Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvdO0TJXjdc&list=PLeyJPHbRnGaZmzkCwy3-8ykUZm_8B9kKM Get our newsletter http://cbc.ca/marketplace/watchdog Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/cbcmarketplace »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has...

Soylent: How I Stopped Eating for 30 Days

Is Soylent the future of food? CEO Rob Rhinehart lived on his liquid invention for 30 days straight, and the feat propelled him to internet fame and fortune. So I decided to become the first person to repeat his feat—for a month straight, I'd try to live on nothing but the chemical cocktail, just like Rob. Along the way, I'd investigate the how an artificial food replacement might impact human health, Silicon Valley, and the world at large. This is the story of life after food. Read more on MOTHERBOARD here: http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/soylent-no-food-for-30-days Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard

Tucson: Trailer park living for America's poor

Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Life is tough for the residents of one of Tucson's many trailer parks, but the people still work hard and dream of a better future. The BBC's Anna Bressanin reports. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews

Cadmium in kids' jewelry: Back on the case (CBC Marketplace)

Last year, we investigated how toxic cadmium ends up in children's jewelry. And now, Health Canada is cracking down with tougher regulations. Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvdO0TJXjdc&list=PLeyJPHbRnGaZmzkCwy3-8ykUZm_8B9kKM Get our newsletter http://cbc.ca/marketplace/watchdog Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/cbcmarketplace »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn...

Making rent in Silicon Valley

The promise of Silicon Valley’s gig economy can sound appealing - like freedom from a corporate schedule, opportunities to make any idea a reality... In reality, blue collar independent contractors at tech companies like Facebook and Google work long hours for low pay and struggle to make rent in an area where the average one bedroom goes for over $2,000 a month. Neha visits the Silicon Valley area to learn how gig economy workers are making ends meet in the most expensive area of the country. We reached out to Facebook, Google and the security company Allied Universal several times...

The Boy in the Bubble | Retro Report | The New York Times

In the early 1970s, an unusual boy captivated the nation. Now, decades later, his story continues to unfold in remarkable ways. Grab the embed code for this video at Times Video: http://nyti.ms/1P3Awul Produced by: RETRO REPORT Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1mkibQx Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for free and get a handpicked selection of the best videos from The New York Times every week: http://bit.ly/timesvideonewsletter Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Watch more videos at: http://nytimes.com/video --------------------------------------------------------------- Want more from The New York Times? Twitter: https://twitter.com/nytvideo Instagram: http://instagram.com/nytvideo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nytvideo Google+: https://plus.google.com/+nytimes Whether it's reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at home, or covering the...

The Monsanto Papers

Four Corners investigates the secret tactics used by global chemical giant Monsanto to protect its billion-dollar business and its star product, the weed killer, Roundup. Read more here: https://ab.co/2C0kyTD For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au

The Worst Fish in America: Asian Carpocalypse

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News VICE News correspondent Thomas Morton investigates Asian carp — a slimy, ugly, and often gargantuan species of fish that has taken over many waterways in the United States. First introduced in the US in the 1960s to control weeds and parasites at aquatic farms in Arkansas, the bottom feeders eventually escaped and made their way through the Mississippi River system, eating almost everything in their path and severely damaging ecosystems across the Midwest. Today, government officials are concerned that the fish will invade the Great Lakes, destroy more ecosystems, wreak havoc on the region's multibillion dollar...

Katrina flooded every house on the block but this one

Thousands of residents living along the Gulf Coast saw their homes destroyed or damaged after Hurricane Katrina, but one man describes how his home inexplicably defied the odds.

Couple Sells San Francisco House to Live in a Tiny Teardrop Camper Trailer

Valerie & Jessi from Happy Camper Wives are a lesbian couple exploring long term travel while living full-time in a tiny T@b Teardrop Trailer home. Check out their YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6szwuLurTE2l-6wvUS-MDA They sold their house in San Francisco, downsized their stuff and became minimalist nomads just over four months ago. At first they thought they'd travel for a year in the tiny teardrop trailer and then maybe move to Florida. But after four months, they've realized they love this lifestyle and want to continue the adventure in Europe and New Zealand once they've conquered North America. Jessi finds work...

Trailer park millionaires | Guardian Features

Trailer park millionaires: how to get rich on housing for the poor Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian Some of the richest people in the US, including billionaires Warren Buffett and Sam Zell, have made millions from trailer parks at the expense of the country's poorest people. Seeing their success, ordinary people from across the country are now trying to follow in their footsteps and become trailer park millionaires. The Guardian went to Orlando to learn the tricks of the trade from Frank Rolfe, the self-appointed dean of Mobile Home University, as he led would-be investors around a trailer park for sex...

Family Living Off Grid in Camper Trailer & Tree House Style Studio

Jeff McIntyre and his family spend as much time as they can living in the 1920's style, off-grid camp they created on a 400 acre piece of land that includes 2 private lakes. This mini documentary tours their "cookie" which is a treehouse-style artist studio that doubles as a cookhouse. They use solar powered studio lights and a propane lamp for lighting, a wood stove for heat and stovetop cooking, and a propane oven for baking. The family converted an old trailer by gutting the inside and re-purposing it as a master bedroom complete with wood-panneled walls, a queen-sized bed and...

Napster Documentary: Culture of Free | Retro Report | The New York Times

In 1999, a file-sharing program created in a Boston dorm room sent shock waves across the music industry and served notice that a major cultural shift was underway. Produced by: Retro Report Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1wSGHLN Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for free and get a handpicked selection of the best videos from The New York Times every week: http://bit.ly/timesvideonewsletter Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Watch more videos at: http://nytimes.com/video --------------------------------------------------------------- Want more from The New York Times? Twitter: https://twitter.com/nytvideo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nytimes Google+: https://plus.google.com/+nytimes/ Whether it's reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at home, or covering the latest style trends and scientific developments,...

Back To Nature Living In A Beautiful Tiny House Tent

This young family are doing things a bit differently! They gave up their city lives in Southern California to live a debt free and simple life, close to nature in a beautiful tiny house tent in New Mexico! Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/livingbig Their home is by no means a normal tent, but more like a tiny house cabin with canvas exterior. Certainly, this home is glamping taken to the extreme! This unique and beautifully crafted home provides all the shelter the family needs while allowing them to truly live more connected to the natural world and the beautiful gardens surrounding...