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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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Explainers Episodes

The carbon cycle

The carbon cycle

Videographic looking at CO2. Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding their climate action "misleading" at a summit in Madrid.
AFP
Endangered species

Endangered species

Videographic on endangered species. Already facing the threat of habitat destruction, hundreds of plant and animal species are now under further pressure from manmade climate change, the IUCN has said in its updated "Red List of Threatened Species".
AFP
Stories of the World's Deadliest Farts

Stories of the World's Deadliest Farts

Does it smell funky in here?
INSH
Watch Out! Erectile Dysfunction Can Be Contagious

Watch Out! Erectile Dysfunction Can Be Contagious

How would your favorite meal look in space?
INSH
Myanmar's Rohingya

Myanmar's Rohingya

Videographic on the Rohingya. The Myanmar military launched a ferocious crackdown against its Rohingya Muslim population in 2017, driving around 740,000 into neighbouring Bangladesh. On Tuesday the UN's top court, the International Court of Justic...
AFP
Air pollution

Air pollution

Videographic on air pollution. Toxic haze blanketed Sydney Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city and forcing school children inside, as "severe" weather conditions fuelled deadly bush blazes along Australia's east coast.
AFP
The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the Irish border. Britons go to the polls in a Brexit-dominated election on Thursday.
AFP
Carbon 14 dating

Carbon 14 dating

Videographic illustrating how carbon 14 dating works.
AFP
Interest rates

Interest rates

Graphic explaining how interest rates work. With the strength of the world's largest economy on display at year end, the US Federal Reserve is all but certain to leave interest rates untouched at its final policy meeting of 2019 this week.
AFP
Doping techniques

Doping techniques

Videographic looking at doping techniques in sport. Russia faces a four-year ban from international sporting competitions, including the Olympic Games, when the World Anti-Doping Agency hold a crucial meeting in Lausanne.
AFP
Britain’s political system

Britain’s political system

Videographic on Britain's political system. Britain votes on Thursday in a crucial general election that will determine whether the country leaves the European Union next month or sets out a path to potentially reverse Brexit.
AFP
Impeachment

Impeachment

Videographic on impeachment. The impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in a sharply divided US Congress enter a new phase Monday when the House Judiciary Committee convenes a hearing expected to result in specific charges against ...
AFP
Volcanoes

Volcanoes

Videograpic on volcanoes. A volcano that erupted without warning on a New Zealand island popular with tourists killed several people and stranded at least two dozen more Monday, with rescues too dangerous to attempt and police warning the death to...
AFP
Voyagers' readings yield new clues about the solar system's structure

Voyagers' readings yield new clues about the solar system's structure

The latest data sent from Voyager 2 brought new insight and questions about the boundary region where the sun's influence ends and interstellar space begins.
Next Animation Studio
App developers had improper access to user data on Facebook

App developers had improper access to user data on Facebook

Facebook says roughly 100 app developers had improper access to user data from video streaming apps and social media management apps through admins that authorized the apps' access to Facebook groups.
Next Animation Studio
Scientists around the world have declared a climate emergency

Scientists around the world have declared a climate emergency

More than 11,000 scientists around the world have signed a declaration stating planet Earth is facing a climate emergency, according to a new study published in the journal BioScience.
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Exoplanets

Exoplanets

Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on Tuesday won a share of the Nobel Physics Prizefor the first discovery, in October 1995, of a planet outside our solar system -- an exoplanet -- orbiting a solar-type star in the Milky Way. Videog...
AFP
The spark behind the electric car

The spark behind the electric car

Videographic showing how electric cars work.
AFP
Fighting forest fires

Fighting forest fires

Several Australian bushfires have combined to form a "mega fire" that is burning out of control across a swathe of land north of Sydney. Videographic on wildfires.
AFP
Iran's nuclear deal

Iran's nuclear deal

Parties to faltering Iran nuclear deal meet after confirmation of latest Iranian breaches. Videographic on the nuclear agreement with Iran.
AFP
Landslides

Landslides

At least 38 people died in Burundi after heavy rains triggered landslides that swept through hillside communities in the northwest of the country. Videographic on landslides.
AFP
Tear gas

Tear gas

Protest in Hong Kong against Hong Kong police's use of tear gas. Videographic on tear gas.
AFP
Smugglers used power tools to breach Trump's new border wall

Smugglers used power tools to breach Trump's new border wall

According to the Washington Post, the new border wall President Trump is building features steel and concrete bollards up to 30 feet tall, and concrete foundation that deters tunneling.U.S.
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Woman's eye infected with rare parasitic eye worm

Woman's eye infected with rare parasitic eye worm

A 68-year-old woman in California is the second human to be infected with parasitic eye worms typically found in cattle, as scientists warn that it may be an emerging zoonotic disease in the U.S.
Next Animation Studio
These Foods Look Completely Different in Space

These Foods Look Completely Different in Space

How would your favorite meal look in space?
INSH
This Startup is 3D-Printing Affordable Homes Made Entirely of Clay

This Startup is 3D-Printing Affordable Homes Made Entirely of Clay

Would you want to live in a 3D printed house?
INSH
Parker Solar Probe Mission

Parker Solar Probe Mission

NASA's Parker Solar Probe, having survived its closest encounter so far with the Sun, has sent back a "spectacular trove" of data on its corona, the super-hot outer edge of its atmosphere. Videographic on the Parker Solar Probe mission to the Sun.
AFP
How the Murder of 132 Slaves Helped End the Slave Trade

How the Murder of 132 Slaves Helped End the Slave Trade

The history of slavery is full of heartless and cruel stories, but one heinous case forced the action needed to end the British slave trade.
INSH
Fossilized Megalodon tooth found in flooded cavern in Mexico

Fossilized Megalodon tooth found in flooded cavern in Mexico

Researchers found at least 13 prehistoric shark teeth during a diving expedition in the Xoc cenote, a flooded cave in the Mexican city of Merida.
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Researchers create noninvasive interface that directly links human brains

Researchers create noninvasive interface that directly links human brains

Researchers have created the first brain to brain interface that can link three people and allow two-way communication using only their mind.
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New Delhi starts car rationing to clean up toxic air

New Delhi starts car rationing to clean up toxic air

New Delhi is set to combat toxic smog in the city by banning cars with odd and even number plates on alternating days starting from November 4 to November 15. Those who ignore the order will be fined 4,000 rupees, or roughly US$56, BBC News reports.
Next Animation Studio
International Space Station

International Space Station

Launch of SpaceX CRS-19 ISS resupply mission. Videographic illustrating the International Space Station.
AFP
China dumped 27 percent more waste into the ocean in 2018

China dumped 27 percent more waste into the ocean in 2018

China discarded 200.7 million cubic meters of waste into its coastal waters in 2018.In a briefing on October 29, China's environmental ministry said that this is a 27 percent increase from 2017 and the highest level in at least a decade.
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A quarter of all pigs could die from swine fever

A quarter of all pigs could die from swine fever

Mark Schipp, vice president of the World Organization for Animal Health, stated in a press conference on October 31 that roughly a quarter of the pig population worldwide is expected to die off as a result of the spread of African swine fever.
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Studies suggest measles may give the body "immune amnesia" by destroying immune memory cells

Studies suggest measles may give the body "immune amnesia" by destroying immune memory cells

Scientists have found that measles is a lot more devastating to the immune system than previously thought.The Guardian reports that the body has two key lines of immune response in dealing with viruses.
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What Would Happen If The Earth Stopped Spinning?

What Would Happen If The Earth Stopped Spinning?

Earth is always turning, but what if someone threw on the planet's emergency brake and brought everything to a sudden stop? It would be bad.
INSH
Melting ice caps

Melting ice caps

Videographic illustrating melting ice caps. This decade is set to be the hottest in history, the United Nations said Tuesday in an annual assessment outlining the ways in which climate change is outpacing humanity's ability to adapt to it.
AFP
Permafrost

Permafrost

Videographic on permafrost. This decade is set to be the hottest in history, the United Nations said Tuesday in an annual assessment outlining the ways in which climate change is outpacing humanity's ability to adapt to it. Accompanies various vid...
AFP
The power of dams

The power of dams

Videographic illustrating the role played by the world's dams in renewable energy. Ethiopia's construction of a massive power dam on the Blue Nile is raising tensions with Egypt, which depends on the river for 90 percent of its water supply.
AFP
The spark behind the electric car

The spark behind the electric car

Videographic showing how electric cars work. China should adopt a plan that will see electric vehicles make up a quarter of all autos sold in the country in six years' time, the industry ministry said Tuesday, as the sector struggles with falling ...
AFP
Impeachment

Impeachment

Videographic on impeachment. The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday at which experts will weigh whether US President Donald Trump's alleged wrongdoing in pressuring Ukraine to investigate domestic political foe Joe Biden me...
AFP
The Moon

The Moon

Videographic on the Moon. India's Vikram lunar lander, which crashed on its final approach to the Moon's surface in September, has been found thanks in part to the sleuthing efforts of an amateur space enthusiast.
AFP
Rats Learned to Drive Tiny Cars to Cope with Their Stress

Rats Learned to Drive Tiny Cars to Cope with Their Stress

How learning a new skill can affect your stress levels?
INSH
What If We Dumped Our Trash in Space? | Unveiled

What If We Dumped Our Trash in Space? | Unveiled

Our trash is now affecting every conceivable corner of the globe. A 2019 mission to the deepest point on Earth, the Marianas trench, even revealed candy wrappers and a plastic bag floating at the bottom of it... In this video, Unveiled looks at on...
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What If Humans Were the Only Living Things on Earth? | Unveiled

What If Humans Were the Only Living Things on Earth? | Unveiled

What if everything that isn't human suddenly disappeared? In this video, Unveiled imagines an alternate world where humans are the only living things left on Earth. No animals... No plants... No bacteria... Only human beings! How long could the hu...
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Why is NASA Going Back to the Moon? | Unveiled

Why is NASA Going Back to the Moon? | Unveiled

When Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the lunar surface in July 1969, it could’ve been a breakthrough moment leading to decades of human exploration... Instead, humanity quickly lost interest in the moon, and nobody has returned for generati...
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What If You Traveled Through The Oort Cloud? | Unveiled

What If You Traveled Through The Oort Cloud? | Unveiled

Humanity dreams of one day visiting distant star systems and alien planets. But to do so, we'll have to break through the mysterious Oort cloud. So, what awaits us in the darkest confines of our solar system? In this video, Unveiled takes a tour a...
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