Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Journey to the Draft is an organic, unscripted, docu-series that follows three college football players, all with promising professional careers. These young men attend different schools across the country and play a variety of positions on the field, but at the end of the day they share one goal:to play in the NFL. The AOL docu-series follows players Leonard Williams, Kevin White and Marcus Peters.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Video posted online shows beach-goers in Siberia huddling under umbrellas as hailstones pelt them. Weather has been unusually ...
extreme across much of Russia this summer. (July 14)
Tags:ap,AP News,Associated Press,beach-goers in siberia,hailstones pelt siberia beach,hailstorm in siberia,siberia weather,Nikita Dudnik
Grab video code:
SHOTLIST: VALIDATED UGC - AP CLIENTS ONLY Novosibirsk, Russia - 12 July 2014++VALIDATED USER-GENERATED CONTENT: This video has been authenticated by AP based on the following validation checks:++Video and audio content checked against known locations and events ++Video is consistent with independent AP reporting++Video cleared for use by all AP clients by content creator Nikita Dudnik++Mandatory on-screen credit to Nikita Dudnik - link to VK account must be used online "vk.com/nik_dudnik"1. Wide people on the beach gathering their belongings2. Mid girls passing in swimming suits3. Wide people running out of the water as hailstorm starts4. Wide people hiding under an umbrella5. Wide hailstorm, people under a towel6. Mid hail hitting the ground to wide of beach7. Wide storm8. Wide woman coming out of the water9. Wide pan people under umbrellas on the beach STORYLINE Video posted online has shown beach-goers in Novosibirsk, Siberia, huddling desperately under umbrellas, as cherry-sized hailstones pelt them mercilessly. Weather has been unusually extreme across much of Russia this summer, with snow hitting parts of central Russia that rarely dip to freezing temperatures in summer. Nineteen-year-old business owner Nikita Dudnik (https://vk.com/nik_dudnik) who was on the beach when the storm hit, filmed the quick change in conditions which forced people to run out of the sea and off the beach to seek cover. "As soon as we got there, it started raining and hailing. I saw people panicking and I realized this was something extraordinary," Dudnik told the Associated Press on Monday. He added, "it continued hailing for about 15 minutes, and when we left the site we were still being pelted by the hail." "We tried calling the emergency services to put out a warning that it was not safe to come here, but all lines were busy," Dudnik told the AP in a phone interview. Russian authorities have opened an investigation into the deaths of two children during the severe hailstorm in Siberia. The Investigative Committee said in a statement published online on Monday that two young girls aged three and four died on Saturday in the lakeside town of Bredsk, not far from the large Siberian city of Novosibirsk. The two girls died after sustaining traumatic brain injuries when a tree fell on their tent, where they were taking shelter from the storm along with their families.