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Can Skyscrapers Predict Economic Turmoil?
9,499 views - 07/10/20
As the global economy sputters in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, some economists are looking to city skylines for clues to the...
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The Troubled Saga of Masa Son's $100 Billion Fund
103,477 views - 07/08/20
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund has been impossible to ignore since its inception, pumping billions upon billions of dollars...
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How Fracking Became America's Money Pit
189,011 views - 07/02/20
For most any nation, let alone a superpower, energy independence is considered the geopolitical holy grail. So when fracking lured in...
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How to Build a City Around Bikes, Fast
55,593 views - 07/01/20
Around the world cycling lanes are popping up and bike shops are selling out. As the coronavirus pandemic means people need to avoid...
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The SpaceX Competitor is Printing Its Rockets
75,761 views - 06/25/20
California-based startup Relativity Space is manufacturing rockets using giant Westworld-esque 3D printers, a process they say could...
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The Uplifting Changes Coming to Elevators
41,968 views - 06/24/20
As offices and businesses around the world slowly begin to reopen, the spotlight turns to one of the most traditionally uninteresting...
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Brazil's Landslide Leader Is On a Wild Ride
31,885 views - 06/23/20
Even with a political career full of controversy and condemnation, Jair Bolsonaro built a new coalition of voters and won the Brazilian...
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How 2020 Remapped Your World
18,769 views - 06/19/20
View the full collection of maps and submit your own: http://www.bloomberg.com/citylab Through homemade maps, CityLab readers shared...
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Why Car-Free Streets May Be Here to Stay
262,153 views - 06/18/20
While increasing automobile traffic has been a growing problem in major U.S. cities, the threat of Covid-19 has revealed what life could...
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Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Unbelievable, Daring Escape
297,662 views - 06/16/20
Just before New Year’s Eve 2019, Carlos Ghosn, the ousted leader of Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA, completed a daring escape from...
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Camden's Radical Plan to Fix Its Police
29,989 views - 06/12/20
Some protests of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd in recent weeks have turned into violent clashes with law enforcement....
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This 20-Something CEO Is Testing California
21,671 views - 06/08/20
In the early days of the pandemic, biotech startup Curative pivoted its entire business toward Covid-19. Almost overnight, it became a...
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The End of Meat May Be Impossible
163,715 views - 06/04/20
Impossible Foods’ founder and CEO Pat Brown wants to replace all meat with plant-based alternatives. His company has helped usher in a...
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Why Your Brain Can't Fight Distraction
67,431 views - 06/03/20
Research shows that our brains are designed to be distracted. Scientists from Princeton University and the University of California found...
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The Vanishing Water of the Murray-Darling Basin
34,746 views - 06/01/20
Australia is on the front lines of the climate crisis. In the Murray-Darling basin, a source of fresh water and food for millions of...
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SpaceX Astronaut Launch: Cape Canaveral, Florida | May 30th, 2020
1,428,639 views - 05/30/20
What You Need to Know About Today's Launch:...
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How Bill Gates Wants to Save the World
90,930 views - 05/28/20
Bill Gates is the second richest man in the world, and he’s giving it all away. In his first act he revolutionized computer software, and...
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SpaceX Astronaut Launch Mission Attempt: Cape Canaveral, Florida
1,523,414 views - 05/27/20
What You Need to Know About Today's Launch:...
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How the WHO Came Under Fire
40,563 views - 05/21/20
As the world grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization is arguably more essential now than it has been in its...
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Self-Employment Tips in the Coronavirus World
10,005 views - 05/20/20
The coronavirus pandemic is making it even tougher for the millions of workers who are self-employed. Call them freelancers, gig workers,...
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This $130 Box Could Transform Covid-19 Care
127,030 views - 05/15/20
As the coronavirus hit, staff at the Texas Children’s Hospital raced to invent a new device that would better protect doctors, nurses and...
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What Really Happened to the U.S. Meat Supply
58,574 views - 05/15/20
Many of the reasons America's meat supply chain is so efficient are also why processing plants have witnessed devastating coronavirus...
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What's Next for The Space Race? | Peter Beck, Rocket Lab
17,871 views - 05/14/20
The coronavirus has put pressure on high-risk start-ups. What will the effect be on the New Space Race? Join Ashlee Vance for a special...
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How Zoom Stumbled Into Success
68,693 views - 05/14/20
Months ago, Zoom was just a fast-growing startup in the somewhat boring enterprise communication space. Today, Zoom has become a...
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Buying Ransomware Is Easier Than You Think
50,247 views - 05/13/20
Simple, scalable and low-risk, ransomware makes for a particularly tidy cybercrime. These days prospective attackers don’t even have to...
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The Enduring Mystery of Viral Dark Matter
40,065 views - 05/08/20
There are a huge number of viruses living inside animals, plants, and even our own bodies. They are the most abundant biological entity...
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What Your Toilet Flush Reveals About Covid-19
102,061 views - 05/07/20
A Massachusetts startup called BioBot has been gathering wastewater (as in toilet flushes) from around the country and analyzing it for...
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All Aboard Carnival's Covid-19 Cruise Disaster
182,846 views - 05/06/20
Carnival Corporation has been one of the companies hardest hit by the coronavirus, with more than 1,500 confirmed cases from its cruises...
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What Contract Tracing Means For Your Privacy
33,245 views - 05/05/20
With Google and Apple set to implement contact tracing functionality into smartphones to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, there...
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How The Death Star Triggered a Galactic Recession
78,855 views - 05/04/20
Was Emperor Palpatine's Death Star actually a Debt Star? In the original Star Wars trilogy, the rebel alliance blew up two Death Stars,...
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What Bats Reveal About a Pandemic
15,778 views - 05/01/20
On a special episode of Prognosis Daily, we’re taking a close look at how the novel coronavirus lived before it entered humans and who it...
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What Earth Looks Like When Everything Stops
56,652 views - 04/30/20
As life on Earth slowed to a crawl, hundreds of satellites orbiting overhead captured day-by-day images of this unprecedented moment in...
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How the Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells
186,934 views - 04/29/20
The virus that causes Covid-19 is so tiny that it can only be viewed through an electron microscope. Scientists have been studying what...
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Why We Search For Aliens
31,698 views - 04/27/20
Bloomberg tech editor Nate Lanxon sat down with Senior Scientist at the Planetary Science Institute Dr Pamela L Gay to discuss who will...
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Why U.S. Hospitals are in Critical Condition
244,095 views - 04/24/20
The closing of a hospital can be disastrous for a rural community. In recent years, many have struggled simply to stay afloat. Now thanks...
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Iceland's Plan To Stop Covid-19 Actually Works
483,309 views - 04/23/20
When it comes to Covid-19, Iceland has deployed what medical experts see as the best weapon against the pandemic: testing. Thanks to the...
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Is Geofencing Helping Hong Kong Beat Coronavirus?
28,686 views - 04/21/20
Residents returning to Hong Kong from overseas are made to wear an electronic bracelet and ordered to quarantine for 14 days. The...
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How Remote Learning During Covid-19 Is Changing Education
21,567 views - 04/20/20
Right now, the world’s largest homeschooling experiment is taking place. Over 100 countries have shut schools affecting more than 1...
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The Great Lockdown: Worse Than The Great Depression?
54,811 views - 04/17/20
The International Monetary Fund predicts the “Great Lockdown” recession will be the steepest in almost a century, if the coronavirus...
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Weird Survival Tips From a Doomsday Prepper
36,914 views - 04/16/20
The coronavirus pandemic has made amateur preppers of us all. (We see your pantry full of toilet paper and beans.) But to prep like a...
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How Dogs Are Sniffing Out Covid-19
64,821 views - 04/16/20
It's not just the elusive vaccine that will defeat Covid-19, scientists are looking at all sorts of methods to contain the pandemic. One...
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Hackers Are Capitalizing on the Coronavirus
79,756 views - 04/15/20
Coronavirus spam email has ballooned alongside the pandemic's spread. But there's more to these schemes than hackers out to steal your...
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How a Chinese Casino Conquered a Piece of America
470,766 views - 04/15/20
A Chinese company set out to build a huge casino on the island of Saipan, a remote US territory in the Pacific. But questions about its...
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This Duo Is Testing a Whole Colorado Town For Covid-19
40,486 views - 04/14/20
Mei Mei Hu and Lou Reese launched what may be the most ambitious coronavirus testing program in the U.S. They’re also trying to develop a...
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How Broken is the Global Economy?
65,717 views - 04/14/20
Bloomberg’s Stephanie Flanders speaks to U.S. economist Adam Posen and asks how governments and economists have measured up to the...
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Why Old Drugs Could Fight COVID-19
67,152 views - 04/13/20
A vaccine for the deadly coronavirus could be years away and the world can’t wait that long. But what if there was a cure that already...
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Welcome Aboard The Gene Machine
34,906 views - 04/10/20
Jonathan Rothberg, one of the most prolific inventors of the past 20 years, is stuck on a yacht because of the coronavirus. The good news...
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Why The U.S. Can't Import Life-Saving Masks
431,637 views - 04/09/20
A limited stockpile and a massive spike in demand led to a critical shortage of 3M N95 masks for American healthcare workers fighting...
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This YouTuber is Crushing New Zealand's Curve
19,167 views - 04/08/20
As the coronavirus hit, New Zealand put nanoscientist Michelle Dickinson front and center to explain the disease to adults and children....
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When Essential Workers Demand Change, Who Listens?
45,372 views - 04/04/20
As the new coronavirus places so-called essential workers increasingly at risk, protests and strikes are becoming more common across...
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Could Biofuel Save Air Travel?
20,478 views - 04/02/20
In the past, the use of biofuels was usually driven by a lack of petrochemicals. But now that environmental impact is a top issue for...
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Where Do Pandemics Come From?
33,124 views - 03/27/20
How can we make sense of the scary reality we are all know living? Where do pandemics come from? And why are they occurring more...
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Will The Shale Revolution Save America?
64,689 views - 03/20/20
The oil industry says the shale revolution is a bridge, one that will carry America to a future of 100% renewable energy. But fracking...
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Why Recycling Isn't Quite Working Anymore
223,968 views - 03/16/20
Is recycling worth it? When it first took off recycling was seen as one of the environmental movement’s great successes. But recent...
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How Boeing Lost Its Way
1,267,949 views - 03/12/20
Boeing is an American institution. But one year after the grounding of the 737 Max, the company's stock has fallen by almost 50% and its...
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Learning to Speak Again, One Brainwave at at Time
21,283 views - 03/09/20
After a major brainstem stroke two decades ago, Greg Bieker was diagnosed with Locked-in Syndrome. Today, groundbreaking technology may...
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Why Pandemics Like COVID-19 Keep Happening
376,581 views - 02/25/20
From the black death to the coronavirus, this is what we need to think about in order to tackle pandemics. #Health #Coronavirus...
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How This Woman Transformed China's Uber
70,899 views - 02/05/20
Jean Liu is the president of Didi Chuxing, one of the world’s biggest ride-hailing services. Liu has overcome tough challenges in life:...
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Are Americans Ready to Love Trains Again?
418,697 views - 02/04/20
The long, disheartening decline of passenger rail in the U.S. may be turning around, thanks in part to the ambitious efforts of a new...
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A Miracle Tech Could Reverse Blindness
166,735 views - 02/03/20
7-year-old Maverick has a rare genetic disorder that severely limits his vision. Now, a medication called Luxturna - the first gene...
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How An Indian Guru Built a Business Empire
125,716 views - 01/30/20
A television celebrity and a relentless salesman, Baba Ramdev is known to every Indian but barely heard of outside the country. Yet, he’s...
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How Hello World Gets Made
19,488 views - 01/28/20
Watch the full Finland episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAqnfWUXrwQ Ever wondered how an episode of Hello World gets made? Join...
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How Finland Became So Happy
64,381 views - 01/27/20
Nokia dominated the first decade of the cellphone boom, becoming a beloved brand around the world and pumping billions of dollars into...
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How Oil Fueled The World's Biggest Company
202,436 views - 01/24/20
The world’s most valuable company is not Apple, Amazon, or Google. That crown instead belongs to Saudi Aramco. This is the story of how...
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Florida's Iguana Invasion Is Heating Up
137,851 views - 01/23/20
As average temperatures continue to rise, South Florida has been battling a seemingly unstoppable invasion by iguanas, a dinosaur-like...
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Why We're Moo-ving Toward Decarbonization
35,620 views - 01/21/20
The scope of decarbonization isn’t just limited to power generation and transportation. The approach extends to industries including...
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Why New Jersey is Ripping Up Its Streets | VR180
28,911 views - 01/16/20
After rising public pressure and lawsuits over health concerns, the city of Newark, New Jersey (a half-hour from New York City) is...
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How India's Richest Man Fought to Build an Empire
252,794 views - 01/15/20
Mukesh and Anil Ambani inherited their father’s fortune. But while Mukesh’s wealth made him India’s richest man, his brother’s net worth...
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How To Make $1 Billion On Horse Racing
723,430 views - 01/10/20
Bill Benter is the most successful gambler you've never heard of. After being banned from Vegas for beating the house at Blackjack, he...
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Inside NYC's Skinniest Supertall Skyscraper | 3D VR180
756,129 views - 01/09/20
Experience this VR180 video in 3D with a VR headset (Oculus Rift, HTC Vive) or with Google Cardboard. If viewing on desktop or mobile,...
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This Accidental Treatment Is Reversing Paralysis
472,568 views - 01/06/20
At the University of Louisville, researchers are using an epidural stimulator to allow patients with spinal cord injuries to stand and...
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India: All Growth, No Jobs | Stephanomics Podcast
76,390 views - 12/27/19
Coming in 2020: Bloomberg is bringing select podcasts to YouTube. It's an ongoing experiment and we want to hear your feedback, so let us...
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China's Giant Global Construction Project
202,152 views - 12/26/19
President Xi Jinping calls China’s sprawling belt and road initiative the "project of the century", but many challenges remain. In this...
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How Wall Street's Machine of Silence Works
84,276 views - 12/23/19
The finance industry’s mastery of a system of silence has prevented the revolution of the past two years from disturbing it. Instead,...
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Inside Korea's Male Makeup Trend
43,898 views - 12/23/19
Men’s makeup is especially popular in Korea as young men are growing up surrounded by heavily made-up K-pop Stars. Vlogger Min-Gi Kim is...
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How Elon Musk Defied His Detractors
236,183 views - 12/20/19
Billionaire CEO and ‘real-life Iron Man’ Elon Musk is the very public face and voice of his many companies. His style and transparency...
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From Saunas to Satellites, Finland Is Heating Up
181,092 views - 12/18/19
In Episode Three of Hello World Finland, Bloomberg Businessweek's Ashlee Vance goes hunting for the tech inventions pushing the limits of...
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How a $450 Million Loss Was Hidden From Sight
245,036 views - 12/13/19
11 years after one of Europe’s biggest banking scandals, 13 executives have been sentenced and financial penalties of $175 million have...
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The Finns are Probably Living Better Than You
537,279 views - 12/11/19
Finns are known as some of the happiest people on Earth. In this second installment of Hello World Finland, Bloomberg Businessweek's...
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How Trump's Trade War Went From Method to Madness
490,351 views - 12/05/19
Over the course of the US-China Trade War, the Trump administration's aggressive policies and unpredictable behavior have lead to the...
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How Finland Survived The iPhone
317,276 views - 12/04/19
Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance heads to Finland for a three-part exploration of this traditionally contented country's tech...
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This MIT Engineer Built His Own Bionic Leg
1,423,394 views - 12/02/19
At MIT's Media Lab, researchers are developing prosthetic limbs that users can control with their minds, making a robotic foot move as...
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What Chef Eric Ripert Learned From Bourdain
18,688 views - 11/28/19
Of all of the travel hacks chef Eric Ripert has perfected, none are as important as the ones he inherited from his decades-long friend,...
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The Vegan Economy Has Arrived
69,332 views - 11/26/19
Is Veganism just a passing trend or the beginning of a whole new industry and era? Bloomberg’s Quicktakes has a closer look at this...
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These Korean YouTubers Are Reinventing Pizza
37,426 views - 11/25/19
Daniel Oh and Katie Ok host a YouTube channel called Future Neighbor (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-SmuIHMG2HPDFUOBRu5LnA)...
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Keeping Korean Gold Print Alive
24,347 views - 11/21/19
Gi-ho Kim’s family has been doing traditional Korean gold print for five generations. After the death of his father, Kim is determined to...
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Is The Flying Car Really Happening?
54,426 views - 11/18/19
Now that autonomous vehicles are being tested, it's natural to ask: are flying cars next? From the vision of Blade Runner and Back to the...
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In Case of Apocalypse, Open Here
236,804 views - 11/13/19
In this episode of "Hello World," Ashlee Vance travels to Svalbard - an archipelago located at 80 degrees north - to participate in some...
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Comfort Vs. Privacy In A Connected World
71,777 views - 11/11/19
The Internet of Things, the vast collection of internet-connected devices talking to each other and completing a wide range of tasks, is...
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The Spectacular Rise and Fall of WeWork
2,608,662 views - 11/07/19
In less than one year, WeWork went from having a $47 billion valuation and being the darling of the venture capital world to needing an...
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The Cutting-Edge Tech Reversing Human Damage
54,657 views - 11/05/19
Our natural habitats are crucial to the planet's health. Whether through man-made interference or natural events, ecosystems such as...
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Meet The World's $200M Fountain-Maker
194,405 views - 11/04/19
Mark Fuller is the eccentric owner of what could be the most technically advanced water fountain-maker on the planet (the Fountains of...
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Building a Computer Like Your Brain
222,079 views - 11/01/19
Our brain has 86 billion neurons connected by 3 million kilometers of nerve fibers and The Human Brain Project is mapping it all. One of...
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The Search For Life Beyond Earth
201,644 views - 10/31/19
For half a century, researchers have been scanning the sky for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence, so far to no avail. But with...
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Reversing The World's Fastest Spreading Disease
98,274 views - 10/30/19
Dengue is the fastest spreading tropical disease. 40% of the world’s population is currently at risk. It’s transmitted by mosquitoes and...
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The Holy Grail of Clean Energy
337,121 views - 10/29/19
For a long time it’s been said “fusion is the energy of the future. And always will be”. But now, with an influx of private investment,...
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Moonshots Are Changing The World
36,984 views - 10/26/19
Coming soon: Moonshot, a new Bloomberg Original series about people taking incredible risks to change the world in a positive way....
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Who Wants To Be A Trillionaire?
2,021,509 views - 10/25/19
There are millions of asteroids in our solar system. Because some are full of materials that are rare on Earth, they have been valued at...
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Microgravity Will Change How We Make Everything
784,110 views - 10/24/19
Microgravity can be used to unlock old materials and make new ones in ways that can’t be replicated on Earth. Private companies know...
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Welcome To Your Home in Space
389,173 views - 10/23/19
Over the past few decades, the International Space Station has allowed astronauts to live, work and conduct research in microgravity. But...
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Space: The Final Business Frontier
681,370 views - 10/22/19
In the not-too-distant future, entirely new industries will be developed in space. But for these endeavors to be viable, we need to first...
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