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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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Scientists find neurons can send signals wirelessly to each other

Scientists find neurons can send signals wirelessly to each other

Research published in the Journal of Physiology details a newly found form of neural communication in which neurons that are not connected can send signals to each other.
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Scientists decode great white shark genome

Scientists decode great white shark genome

A research team has mapped the great white shark's genome and found the keys to many of its special adaptations. The great white shark's genome contains large amounts of information. They have 41 pairs of chromosomes while humans only have 23.
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Devastating floods in southern Africa

Devastating floods in southern Africa

Videographic locating Mozambique and areas affected by devastating flooding in southern Africa.
AFP
Big Ben-sized asteroid to skim past Earth on February 19

Big Ben-sized asteroid to skim past Earth on February 19

A large asteroid traveling through space at tens of thousands of miles per hour is going to pass by our planet on Tuesday.NASA's asteroid trackers have been monitoring asteroid 2013 MD8 since its discovery in 2013.
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China plans to build a solar power station in space

China plans to build a solar power station in space

China has ambitious plans to build the first ever solar power station in space.China's Science and Technology Daily reports the country is planning to build a solar power station that would orbit the earth at a distance of 36,000 kilometers.
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Boeing to build robot submersibles for U.S. Navy

Boeing to build robot submersibles for U.S. Navy

Boeing has been awarded a US$43 million contract by the U.S. Navy to build unmanned robot submarines, according to the US Department of Defense.The company will build four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles. According to U.S.
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The Night Witches: The All-Female World War II Squadron

The Night Witches: The All-Female World War II Squadron

Meet the Night Witches, the daring female pilots who bombed Nazis by night!
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INSH
Supermoon

Supermoon

Many parts of the globe may catch a glimpse on Wednesday and Thursday of a giant crimson moon, the last of the supermoons in 2019. It coincides with the Spring Equinox and the start of spring in the northern hemisphere.
AFP
Why Do We Get Addicted To Things?

Why Do We Get Addicted To Things?

Our understanding and appreciation of mental health issues has arguably never been more talked about. But, the human brain and human behaviour is still one of the most complicated fields in all of science. And, the science of addiction (if there e...
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Is an A.I. War Inevitable?

Is an A.I. War Inevitable?

The robots are taking over - right? Well, not necessarily. In this video, we assess exactly how likely a robot apocalypse is. Armageddon via artificial intelligence is a popular storyline in science fiction, but does automation really pose a dange...
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Pesticides

Pesticides

Videographic on pesticides. Shares in German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer plunged as markets opened Wednesday, after a second US jury ruled that blockbuster pesticide Roundup -- made by recently-acquired Monsanto -- causes cancer.
AFP
Satellite images show two interconnected volcanoes in Indonesia

Satellite images show two interconnected volcanoes in Indonesia

New research has found that the two volcanoes may actually be connected via the same plumbing system.
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Turkish authorities believe Khashoggi's remains may have been burned

Turkish authorities believe Khashoggi's remains may have been burned

Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu quoted a recent police report that states that Khashoggi's remains may have been burned in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
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Aurora gunman opens fire on coworkers after being terminated from job

Aurora gunman opens fire on coworkers after being terminated from job

A man opened fire on his coworkers after losing his job at an Illinois manufacturing plant, using a gun he was carrying illegally.The Chicago Tribune reports that while at a termination meeting at the Henry Pratt Co.
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No agreement yet in US-China trade talks

No agreement yet in US-China trade talks

The U.S. and China have not yet an accord in crucial trade talks, reports The South China Morning Post. Beijing and Washington continue to disagree on matters such as equal market access and protection of intellectual property during trade talks.
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JP Morgan to launch first bank-backed cryptocurrency

JP Morgan to launch first bank-backed cryptocurrency

JP Morgan is creating its own cryptocurrency, and is becoming the first major U.S. bank to do so.
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Parlez-vous francais? Millions around the world still say Oui

Parlez-vous francais? Millions around the world still say Oui

Videographic looking at countries where French is spoken around the world. International 'Francophonie' day is celebrated on Wednesday.
AFP
What If Stephen Hawking Had Unlimited Time?

What If Stephen Hawking Had Unlimited Time?

Professor Stephen Hawking was one of the most influential and inspiring scientists of his time. In this video, we explore Hawking's remarkable life, looking at the massive breakthroughs he made in science, his world-changing theories on everything...
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What If You Never Washed?

What If You Never Washed?

To look after our health and hygiene is something we're told from an early age. We should wash our hands, our faces, and shampoo our hair, otherwise we could get dirty and sick. But, some people claim that our insistence on cleanliness is unnecess...
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Could We Build A Bridge To The Moon?

Could We Build A Bridge To The Moon?

Few humans have ever set foot on the moon. But, in the future, lots of us could be living on the lunar surface. But, what if we didn't need to fly a space shuttle to get there? What if the moon and Earth were connected by a futuristic bridge? In t...
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Hayabusa2’s mission to asteroid Ryugu

Hayabusa2’s mission to asteroid Ryugu

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe to asteroid Ryugu. Hayabusa2 has touched down briefly on the Ryugu asteroid, fired a bullet into the surface to puff up dust for collection and blasted back to its holding position. Scientists hope those samples may provide...
AFP
The 5G revolution

The 5G revolution

Videographic explaining fifth generation mobile, or 5G wireless technology. Germany launches its auction Tuesday for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network as a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding giant Chin...
AFP
Black holes

Black holes

Videographic the phenomenon of black holes, the most powerful known forces in the universe. Britain is marking the first anniversary of the death of British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking one of the world's best-known and most inspiring scientists.
AFP
Meteorites

Meteorites

Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies. NASA says it has detected a massive meteorite explosion over the Bering Sea which reportedly took place in December.
AFP
France's Rungis: The biggest fresh product market in the world

France's Rungis: The biggest fresh product market in the world

Videographic on France's Rungis food market near Paris, the largest of its kind in the world, which celebrated its 50th anniversary by throwing a giant banquet of record-breaking proportions, reserving its spot in the Guinness Book of Records.
AFP
Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Videographic on hurricanes. A cyclone that hit Mozambique last week has damaged or destroyed 90 percent of the city of Beira, the Red Cross said Monday, and the death toll in the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe has risen to 157.
AFP
Flooding

Flooding

Videographic illustrating flooding. Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 77 people.
AFP
Elroy Air's self-flying drones could soon be used to deliver cargo

Elroy Air's self-flying drones could soon be used to deliver cargo

San Francisco-based startup, Elroy Air, is developing an autonomous drone that could be used to haul heavy cargo as early as next year, according to the company's website.The company has already raised US$9.
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New artificial leaf design can absorb CO2 from air

New artificial leaf design can absorb CO2 from air

Scientists have developed a way to bring artificial leaves out of the lab and into a natural environment, where they can help clean the air.
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Spain may have to hold third election after budget is rejected

Spain may have to hold third election after budget is rejected

Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez might have to call for a third general election in less than four years after his budget was rejected by right-wing parties.
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Study says North Korea poses less nuclear threat to U.S.

Study says North Korea poses less nuclear threat to U.S.

A new study by Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation reports that North Korea continues to build nuclear weapons.
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Rising temperatures could change the ocean's color, study finds

Rising temperatures could change the ocean's color, study finds

The oceans are expected to become bluer and greener by the end of the end of this century, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
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NASA spots 22-mile-wide crater beneath Greenland ice

NASA spots 22-mile-wide crater beneath Greenland ice

Researchers have discovered what may be another massive crater below Greenland's ice sheets, NASA announced on Monday. According to Space.
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Sleep helps reduce inflammation and fight atherosclerosis in mice

Sleep helps reduce inflammation and fight atherosclerosis in mice

A new study published in the journal Nature has found that getting adequate sleep can help by reducing inflammation in the body and fighting against atherosclerosis.
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Daredevil Selfies Are Killing Hundreds of People

Daredevil Selfies Are Killing Hundreds of People

Is this the way to get an extra likes?
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How Mexican Women Kept Tequila Alive

How Mexican Women Kept Tequila Alive

Tequila has a lot more history to it than most of us know!
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Oil slicks threaten French coast

Oil slicks threaten French coast

Videographic locating the west France. French authorities are bracing for the arrival of an oil slick that is creeping toward its southwest coast and should make landfall on Sunday or Monday.
AFP
New Zealand mosque attacks

New Zealand mosque attacks

Videographic locating central Christchurch, New Zealand. A "right-wing extremist" armed with semi-automatic weapons rampaged through two mosques in the quiet city of during afternoon prayers on Friday, killing 49 worshippers and wounding dozens more.
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How Long Will The Next Global Conflict Last?

How Long Will The Next Global Conflict Last?

The World Wars were two of the most devastating and pivotal periods in 20th century history. And, after 1945 it was widely said that we'd never see another war like it. We can only hope that that's true, and that total war never happens again! B...
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Report estimates one-third of Himalayan glaciers will disappear by 2100

Report estimates one-third of Himalayan glaciers will disappear by 2100

One-third of Himalayas glaciers will melt off by 2100 and a recent report shows not even immediate climate change actions can save them.Glaciers in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region span eight countries and are an important geo-ecological asset.
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How Trump can bypass Congress to build the wall

How Trump can bypass Congress to build the wall

President Donald Trump has hinted that he might declare a state of emergency to bypass Congress and get funding for his wall, just days before the February 15 deadline.
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Exercise could help prevent Alzheimer’s

Exercise could help prevent Alzheimer’s

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New technology can match a person's face to their body

New technology can match a person's face to their body

A Japanese company has developed a system that would be able to identify a person even if they aren't directly facing the camera, according to New Atlas.
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International Space Station

International Space Station

Videographic illustrating the International Space Station. Astronauts who survived an abortive Soyuz launch said they were confident about their flight on Thursday to the International Space Station despite some last-minute malfunctions.
AFP
Formula One Pit Stops

Formula One Pit Stops

Videographic about how pit stops can make or break a race. The 2019 season begins in Melbourne, Australia on March 17.
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Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

Videographic illustrating the Australian Grand Prix circuit in Melbourne. The 2019 season roars into life on Sunday.
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Formula 1 driver protection

Formula 1 driver protection

Videographic showing safety measures in place to protect Formula 1 racing drivers, whose cars can reach speeds of over 300 kph on the track. Following testing, teams are now preparing for the first race of the 2019 season in Australia on March 17.
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Hayabusa-2 spacecraft gets set for asteroid sampling mission

Hayabusa-2 spacecraft gets set for asteroid sampling mission

Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is scheduled to collect rock samples from the asteroid Ryugu on February 22.The spacecraft will fire a 5 gram projectile made of metal tantalum onto the asteroid's surface while touching down, according to the BBC.
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