5 Great Youtube Stories

written by Johannes Ippen. founder of Human Deluxe, @johannesippen

The weekend’s coming, and there’s nothing good to watch on your streaming service? Here are 5 amazing stories to watch on Youtube:

The Human Bean

Inspired by a half-page scene in John Steinbeck’s Tortilla Flat, where a family of poor, super healthy kids eat an almost exclusive bean diet, Australian filmmaker Beau Miles decides to do much the same thing: Eating his own bodyweight in beans over 40 days.

Why People Think This Photo of JFK’s Killer is Fake

Lee Harvey Oswald was murdered two days after he was arrested for assassinating US President John F. Kennedy. But before Oswald died, he claimed that a damning piece of evidence against him — a photo showing Oswald holding the rifle that killed the president — was fake. In fact, he said his face was superimposed onto another person’s body to set him up.

Why your ‘Carbon Footprint’ Is A Lie

In the current day and age, we all are aware of our carbon footprint – and what we can do to minimize it. But did you know who came up with this concept in the first place? An interesting story by Youtube channel Climate Town

Living in Garbage City in Cairo

Egypt is one of the most visited countries in Africa, but very few people venture to THIS spot. The so-called Garbage City is not just a neighbourhood, but an entire ecosystem within the giant metropolis of Cairo, a short drive from the ancient Pyramids. Travel filmmaker Eva zu Beck is taking us on a journey into this unknown world.

The Seven O’Clock Shift

“This story isn’t about me. It’s about you.” – a heartwarming story about childhood, fatherhood and the everyday moments, told by film maker Josh Yeo.

Happy Weekend, everyone!

written by Johannes Ippen. founder of Human Deluxe, @johannesippen