History’s deadliest colors – J. V. Maranto

When radium was first discovered, its luminous green color inspired people to add it into beauty products and jewelry. It wasn’t until much later that we realized that radium’s harmful effects outweighed its visual benefits. Unfortunately, radium isn’t the only pigment that historically seemed harmless or useful but turned out to be deadly. J. V. Maranto details history’s deadliest colors.

Lesson by J. V. Maranto, animation by Juan M. Urbina.

Gaming Through New Eyes – Award Winning Short Documentary

This is a short documentary about Toby Ott, a man who was born with Bilateral Anopthalmia, or in other words, without eyes. This didn’t stop him from discovering the medium of video games, and his childhood interest grew into a lifelong passion. This is a whole new perspective on video games, from the imagination of someone who has never known what it is to have sight.

How does money laundering work? – Delena D. Spann

Money laundering is the term for any process that “cleans” illegally obtained funds of their “dirty” criminal origins, allowing them to be used within the legal economy. And the practice is about as old as money itself. But how does it actually work? Delena D. Spann describes the ins and outs of money laundering.

Lesson by Delena D. Spann, animation by Juan M. Urbina.

Smrt Pathway to Northern Arizona University

Students who complete ENG 140 at the Spokane College of English Language have direct entrance into the Northern Arizona University without having to write a TOEFL or IELTS exam.

Northern Arizona University offers 93 different undergraduate programs that will prepare you for any career. Undergraduates have opportunities for graduate-level research, internships, co-ops, and hands-on learning.

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