A.J. McCarthy

A.J. McCarthy is a Slate Video blogger.

Wild Things
Nov. 24 2014 4:48 PMThis Video of a Rare Black Seadevil Will Haunt Your Dreams
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Nov. 18 2014 5:41 PMGreat Scott!Is that Tony Hawk riding a hoverboard?
Brow Beat
Nov. 13 2014 5:21 PMThat’s Right, Iceman: Top Gun and Battlestar Galactica Go Together Beautifully
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Nov. 7 2014 5:30 PMHarvard Students Take a 1964 Literacy Test  It doesn’t go well. 
Wild Things
Nov. 6 2014 7:25 AMWatch a Porcupine Go Head-to-Head with a Pride of Lions
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Nov. 4 2014 3:36 PMParis, by EagleThe new best way to see the City of Lights.
Over There
Oct. 31 2014 10:29 AM“Covering Violence Is Not Something That You Do Without Effect on You”Terry Anderson on the personal, physical, and emotional strains of being a foreign correspondent.
Sports Nut
Oct. 30 2014 2:08 AMAlex Gordon’s Not-So-Mad DashShould the Royals left fielder have tried to run all the way home to tie Game 7 of the World Series?
Over There
Oct. 29 2014 10:32 AMIs Stockholm Syndrome Real?After nearly seven years with Hezbollah captors, Terry Anderson doesn’t think so.
Over There
Oct. 28 2014 11:04 AMSix Years, Nine MonthsWhat it’s like to live as a Hezbollah hostage.
Video
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PMYou Win, Air New ZealandThe airline’s new safety video will make Middle Earth fans proud.
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 9:39 AMWatch This Confused Rhino Act Like Its Best Friend, an Adorable Lamb 
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Oct. 20 2014 2:26 PM“Ripple’s Not Sitting, That’s for Sure”A dog versus a weatherman on live TV.
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Oct. 16 2014 12:15 PMKegger at Mrs. Rudd’s House!The Royals are going to the World Series. Paul Rudd has ideas for a celebration.
Future Tense
Oct. 3 2014 9:30 AMThis Is What The Inside of an Active Volcano Looks Like. Shocker, It’s Terrifying (and Awesome).  
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Nov. 20 2014 11:25 AMTearing Apart a Plane, Wing-to-WingThe amazing maintenance process of a commercial airliner.
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Nov. 14 2014 4:04 PMThe Moving, Troubling Sainsbury’s Christmas Ad Is it ever OK to make a commercial about war? 
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Nov. 12 2014 11:57 AM“He’s Got It! He’s Got It!”Barefooted fan makes an incredible grab at a cricket match.
Wild Things
Nov. 7 2014 1:00 PMWatch an Orphaned Baby Sea Otter Learn How to Act Like a Sea Otter
Future Tense
Nov. 5 2014 11:35 AMThe Future of Action Movies Might Look Like First-Person Shooter Video Games
Future Tense
Oct. 31 2014 5:06 PMFinally, a Drone That Saves Lives Rather Than Take Them 
Over There
Oct. 30 2014 11:05 AM“They May Be Nuts, but They’re Not Stupid”Former Hezbollah hostage Terry Anderson on ISIS and the terrifying new normal it’s created.
Wild Things
Oct. 29 2014 2:29 PMThis POV Footage of a Lion On the Hunt Is the Best Use of a GoPro Yet
Future Tense
Oct. 28 2014 4:40 PMThis New, High-Tech Sniper Scope Is Great for Soldiers and Birders
Over There
Oct. 27 2014 1:16 PMOn the Ground in Lebanon, 1983 Terry Anderson on the calm before he was kidnapped for more than six years.
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PMResearchers Recorded Orcas in the Wild Via Drone for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PMKeepaway, on Three. Ready—Break!On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.
Video
Oct. 18 2014 9:00 AMKelly Slater, Ageless WonderWatch the 11-time world champion pull off a near-impossible surfing move.
Future Tense
Oct. 8 2014 6:22 PMDARPA's Plan for the Future of Tank Warfare Looks a Lot like Halo 
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 3:02 PMThe Week’s Best TV News Is That You’re the Worst Is Getting a Second Season

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