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Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
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Bloomberg
Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas

Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas

Hosted by David Westin, Jonathan Ferro and Alix Steel, Bloomberg's morning program brings viewers the latest in business and finance, providing unique, global insights into where industry and markets are headed.
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Bloomberg
Bloomberg Surveillance

Bloomberg Surveillance

Tom Keene in New York and Francine Lacqua in London prepare you for the day ahead with insights on the state of the markets and the world.
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Bloomberg

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Magnetic field may be keeping Milky Way's black hole at bay

Magnetic field may be keeping Milky Way's black hole at bay

A magnetic field at the center of our galaxy may be keeping a supermassive black hole at bay.
Next Animation Studio
F-35 fighter jets suffering from multiple issues, report finds

F-35 fighter jets suffering from multiple issues, report finds

American F-35 fighter jets currently have 13 deficiencies including loss of flight control in certain cases, according to documents acquired by Defense News.
Next Animation Studio
Ellis Island: The People That Helped Make America Great

Ellis Island: The People That Helped Make America Great

The Immigrants who landed at New York's Ellis Island numbered over 12 million. They came from every corner of the globe, in search of what became to be known as the American Dream. These are the faces.
INSH
Edison vs. Tesla: Battle of Brilliance

Edison vs. Tesla: Battle of Brilliance

A tale of two inventors. One died rich and famous, the other broke and forgotten. Did the better inventor win?
INSH
Why Animals No Longer Need to Die for Our Leather Shoes

Why Animals No Longer Need to Die for Our Leather Shoes

An American company has invented an industry-changing, fashion-friendly leather product that will definitely have cows breathing easier.
INSH
This Is What Dancing Till You Drop Looks Like. Literally.

This Is What Dancing Till You Drop Looks Like. Literally.

In an era when food was a luxury for most Americans, dance marathons could mean the difference between a decent meal or going to bed hungry.
INSH
Top Near-Death Experiences In Space

Top Near-Death Experiences In Space

For decades space has been an open frontier for humankind to explore, but along the way we've had some very close calls with tragedy.
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Would You Eat These Bizarre Retro Recipes?

Would You Eat These Bizarre Retro Recipes?

Some foods were never meant to be on the same plate together, So how did some modern-age, stomach-turning recipes come to be? Blame history.
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China Floats to the Top of the Solar Energy Pool

China Floats to the Top of the Solar Energy Pool

China is literally floating its solar energy fututre atop of its coal-burning past.
INSH
Japan's Robot-Run Hotels

Japan's Robot-Run Hotels

Robot-staffed hotels are popping up in Japan where you're checked in by friendly dinosaurs. The lobby piano player has no soul, literally.
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The Hot-Blooded Panda Who Saved His Species

The Hot-Blooded Panda Who Saved His Species

This smooth operator's bedroom skills helped reinvigorate his species.
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What the Heck Is a Super Blue Blood Moon?

What the Heck Is a Super Blue Blood Moon?

Take one total lunar eclipse, stir in a blue moon and what do you get? A Super Blue Blood Moon, an event not seen since 1866.
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Great Lakes Winter Surfing: Warm Wetsuits and Frigid Waters

Great Lakes Winter Surfing: Warm Wetsuits and Frigid Waters

The winds are gale-force & the temperatures numbing but a new breed of surfers are flocking to the Great Lakes to catch a face-freezing wave.
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Is Gender-Neutral Clothing The Future of Fashion?

Is Gender-Neutral Clothing The Future of Fashion?

Companies are finally embracing the idea that physical objects don't have gender identities.
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Life Beyond a Gender Label

Life Beyond a Gender Label

Some people might shrug it off as a fad; others take the path of self-righteousness and judgment. But gender identity and the concept of a person identifying as something other than "male" or "female" is an ancient question. And in some cultures, ...
INSH
Port Royal: The Sunken Pirate City in Jamaica

Port Royal: The Sunken Pirate City in Jamaica

It was once a crown jewel in the Caribbean for the British. Who really loves jewels, though? Pirates, that's who. Lots & lots of pirates.
INSH
The Forgotten Fighters of the AIDS Epidemic

The Forgotten Fighters of the AIDS Epidemic

AIDS and its legacy have devastated millions of people around the globe since the 1980s. While hard-fought progress has been made, every day lives from every section of society are still being lost to the condition. Until HIV and AIDS are wiped ou...
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The Heroic Horseback Librarians of the Great Depression

The Heroic Horseback Librarians of the Great Depression

During the hardships of the Great Depression Kentucky went the extra mile on horseback to make sure everyone had access to books.
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Carrier Pigeons: Mother Nature's Express Delivery Service

Carrier Pigeons: Mother Nature's Express Delivery Service

If a human could do what a homing pigeon can we'd say they had superpowers. Over time these winged marvels have delivered the goods & saved lives.
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The Seven Secret Keys That Control the Internet

The Seven Secret Keys That Control the Internet

There are seven physical keys that keep the Internet glued together. Without them, your browsing would cease to exist.
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This Human Camera Draws Incredible Cityscapes From Memory

This Human Camera Draws Incredible Cityscapes From Memory

Autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire can re-create sprawling cityscapes down to the smallest of details from memory after seeing them only once.
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Who's Afraid of the Metric System?

Who's Afraid of the Metric System?

What is it about the metric system that scares Americans so much? Or do they avoid it because they like saying 'pound' more than 'kilogram'?
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Desert (Snow) Storm: A Snowy Day in the Sahara

Desert (Snow) Storm: A Snowy Day in the Sahara

Snow hit the Sahara Desert, transforming sand dunes into ski hills that many locals quickly took advantage of before the heat returned.
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Some People Are Sexually Aroused by Intelligence

Some People Are Sexually Aroused by Intelligence

Is intelligence (or lack thereof) a dealbreaker when it comes to what attracts you to a person? If smart is sexy to you, you might be a sapiosexual.
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The Dangerous, High-Flying History of Wingsuits

The Dangerous, High-Flying History of Wingsuits

Looking for a thrill? Try slipping into a garment that will make you look like a neon flying squirrel and then dive off the tallest cliff you can find. The modern wingsuit is an engineering marvel, but many lessons in its development were learned ...
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The Rescue Agency Flying Dogs Cross-Country

The Rescue Agency Flying Dogs Cross-Country

Sometimes life for man's best friend can get 'ruff', so Pilots N Paws looks skyward to get stray dogs to loving, forever homes.
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Did the Ancient Greeks Really Have Small Penises?

Did the Ancient Greeks Really Have Small Penises?

If penis size is any indication, the ancient Greeks truly thought good things came in small - very small - packages
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New Orleans is Tearing Down the Reminders of its Dark Confederate Past

New Orleans is Tearing Down the Reminders of its Dark Confederate Past

New Orleans is famous for a lot of things, including great food and amazing music. There's a darker past the city was built upon, and now it's taking major steps to remove the Confederate monuments erected for what many think were all th...
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The Story Behind the Raiders of the Lost Ark Fan Adaptation Just Keeps Giving

The Story Behind the Raiders of the Lost Ark Fan Adaptation Just Keeps Giving

Three kids on summer vacation in the early 80s decide to attempt a shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark, and it took them over seven glorious fire-and-explosion-filled years to do it.
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This Light Bulb Has Stayed Lit for the Past 116 Years

This Light Bulb Has Stayed Lit for the Past 116 Years

The Centennial Lightbulb has been shining bright for over 100 years now. How come it seems like bulbs today burn out in only a few months?
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How the War on Christmas Was Started by Christians

How the War on Christmas Was Started by Christians

Christmas hasn't always been an eggnog-fueled free-for-all in America. There was a time when even whistling a holiday tune was illegal.
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This Woman Is Her Own Twin

This Woman Is Her Own Twin

For one woman who absorbed her twin in the womb, having two sets of DNA naturally programmed to not get along has come at a steep price.
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What's Up With All The Shirtless Soccer Players?

What's Up With All The Shirtless Soccer Players?

Are these football players just showing off, or is there a deeper reason behind their toplessness?
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Hey, Why Am I Paying All This Income Tax?

Hey, Why Am I Paying All This Income Tax?

We cover the history of income tax in American from the 1700s until now. Are you happy with what you receive for your income tax?
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The US-Mexico border

The US-Mexico border

Videographic map of the border between the US and Mexico. The Trump administration moved Monday to declare ineligible for asylum most migrants who cross the US southern border after passing through Mexico.
AFP
Key moments in the conquest of space

Key moments in the conquest of space

Videographic looking back on fifty years of space travel. Half a century has passed -- but the moment Moon pioneer Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the lunar surface is etched in the memories of those who tuned in.
AFP
The Moon

The Moon

Videographic presentation of the moon. Fifty years ago on Tuesday, three American astronauts set off from Florida for the Moon on a mission that would change the way we see humanity's place in the universe.
AFP
Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis

Videographic on tuberculosis. HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 percent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding dries up.
AFP
AIDS

AIDS

Videographic on the AIDS virus. HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 percent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding dries up.
AFP
Vaccination and the immune system

Vaccination and the immune system

Videographic explaining how vaccinations work. Almost 20 million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations last year, the UN said Monday, as surging measles cases highlighted "dangerous" gaps in efforts to shield kids from preven...
AFP
MH17 plane crash

MH17 plane crash

Videographic on the MH17 air disaster. Five years ago on Wednesday, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was blasted out of the sky over war-torn eastern Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people on board.
AFP
Golf equipment

Golf equipment

Videographic on the equipment used to play the sport of golf. The Open begins at Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday.
AFP
The rules of golf

The rules of golf

Videographic on the rules of golf. The Open golf championship begins on Thursday at Portrush in Northern Ireland.
AFP
Europe's multinational parliament

Europe's multinational parliament

Videographic illustrating and explaining the various key institutions of the European Union. Ursula von der Leyen learns on Tuesday whether the European Parliament is ready to approve her bid to become the first female president of the European Co...
AFP
Flooding

Flooding

Videographic illustrating flooding. At least 12 people were killed when a house collapsed in northern India following heavy monsoon rain which has left more than 100 dead across South Asia, officials said Monday.
AFP
Ebola virus

Ebola virus

Videographic on Ebola. The authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the main eastern city of Goma. VIDEOGRAPHIC
AFP
How Ebola attacks the body

How Ebola attacks the body

Videographic on the deadly disease Ebola. The authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the main eastern city of Goma.
AFP
The one type of skirt that flatters every figure & how to style it

The one type of skirt that flatters every figure & how to style it

When it comes to flattering your figure, A-line skirts are the perfect fashion-forward option for us all! They're a fantastic addition to your wardrobe and there are a host of reasons why. Learn why we love them and how to wear yours the right way…
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