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Unexplainable

Today, Explained

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  • 9 days ago
  • 32:59

Scientists all over the world are searching for dark matter: an invisible, untouchable substance that holds our universe together. But they haven’t found it. Are they chasing a ghost? We want to hear your feedback on Unexplainable! Email us at todayexplained@vox.com or let us know on Twitter @today_explained Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Withdrawing won’t end the war

Today, Explained

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  • 10 days ago
  • 23:20

With two months left in the Trump presidency, the US is reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan in an attempt to end America's longest war. But Biden will still inherit the conflict. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

All the mall things

Today, Explained

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  • 13 days ago
  • 22:35

Retail was struggling. Then came the virus. Recode’s Jason Del Rey explains how the American mall will never be the same, and how the machines might save retail. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The peacemaker’s civil war

Today, Explained

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  • 14 days ago
  • 20:34

An ethnic conflict in Ethiopia has thrown the Horn of Africa into disarray and could upset order on the continent. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Badlands

Today, Explained

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  • 15 days ago
  • 23:27

Covid-19 is surging across the United States, just in time for cold weather and major holidays. North Dakota is doing particularly badly. Vermont may offer hope. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices