<div class="video">
  <div class="video__container">
    <iframe class="video__embed" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/upPCohrJcbw?showinfo=0&modestbranding=1" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upPCohrJcbw" class="video__placeholder" target="_blank"></a>
  </div>
</div>
@import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Palanquin:300,400,500,600');
$white: #fff;
$backgroundColor: #e3e3e3;
$fontColor: #333;
$descriptionColor: #828282;
$timestampColor: #d2d1d1;
$accentColor: #46b6d6;

html,
body {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
  width: 100%;
  height: 100%;
  background: $backgroundColor;
  color: $fontColor;
  font-family: "Palanquin", Helvetica, sans-serif;
  font-size: 15px;
}

a {
  text-decoration: none;
  color: $accentColor;
  transition: color 0.3s ease-in-out;
  
  &:hover {
    color: darken($accentColor, 15%);
  }
  &:focus,
  &:active {
    color: darken($accentColor, 25%);
  }
}

.video {
  width: 50%;
  background: url('https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/60485/Screen%20Shot%202017-05-01%20at%2011.27.18%20PM.png') center / cover no-repeat;
  
  &__container {
    position: relative;
    width: 100%;
    height: 0;
    padding-top: 56.25%;
  }
  
  &__placeholder {
    position: absolute;
    z-index: -1;
    top: 0;
    left: 0;
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    background: url('https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/60485/Screen%20Shot%202017-05-01%20at%2011.27.18%20PM.png') center / cover no-repeat;
  }
  
  &__embed {
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;
    left: 0;
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
  }
}

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