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06:52

Check out this cool new sand-drawing robot!

Check out this cool new sand-drawing robot!

In the summertime, one of the best places to go is to the beach! While swimming in the ocean can be lots of fun, sometimes the best activity is playing in the sand. Whether it’s building sandcastles or digging holes, beach sand is one of the best creative tools. But if your creativity levels aren’t as developed as you’d like, then this robot will be your go-to for writing messages in the sand!

 

10:04

Over-complicated life hacks with hot glue

Over-complicated life hacks with hot glue

Have you ever wanted life hacks to make living easier? Well these overly complicated life hacks are sure to satisfy, especially if you have a lot of glue guns at home. From making new and unique sandals to fixing everyday items, this video will show you all the cool and complicated ways you can put that glue gun to use around your home! 

 

04:58

Check out this new way humans are filming lions and sharks

Check out this new way humans are filming lions an

If you’ve ever wondered how nature documentaries are able to get such close-up shots of wildlife, it may be surprising to learn just how much work goes into getting those amazing videos. Whether they are stationary cameras, or what seems like a Go-Pro attached to the animals, innovations regarding filming nature have been extraordinary.

 

00:41

‘The Windsors’ (Netflix)

‘The Windsors’ (Netflix)

The Windsors is a British comedy soap opera based on the lives of the members of the Royal Family. While “The Windsors” may contain many fictional stories, they are based on true events. It’s written by the co-creators of “Star Stories” and while it may not be as dramatic as the other titles on this list, sometimes you need a break from all the serious drama.

 

02:18

‘The Queen’ (Rent on Amazon)

‘The Queen’ (Rent on Amazon)

While this film isn’t available to stream on Netflix or Hulu, you can rent it on Amazon, and it’s worth it. Made by Peter Morgan, who also created “The Crown,” “The Queen” follows Elizabeth after Princess Diana’s death. Helen Mirren plays the Queen, and won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Actress in this part. Become immersed in her amazing performance, and don’t forget to check out the play that was adapted from it as well!

 

01:01

‘The Royals’ (Netflix)

‘The Royals’ (Netflix)

This series is a six-part documentary that follows the royal family throughout the years. Each episode of “The Royals” is themed, ranging from the royal weddings, royal pets, and of course, royal scandals. Mostly focusing on the younger generation of the royal family, this series is sure to be an interesting watch.

 

01:34

‘Versailles’ (Netflix)

‘Versailles’ (Netflix)

Not British but certainly royalty. This show is still going on, but it’s already on its third season so there will be some catching up to do. “Versailles” follows the french King Louis XIV and his decision to move the royal court from Paris to Versailles. It’s troubled times for the king as his kingdom is losing money, and people are not happy with the move. English actor George Blagden, known for his role as Athelstan in “Vikings” stars as King Louis XIV in his quest for power. Definitely worth a watch just for the power struggle. It’s available to stream on Netflix.

 

01:42

‘The Tudors’ (Netflix)

‘The Tudors’ (Netflix)

This series is set in England during the Reign of King Henry VIII in the 16th century. “The Tudors” follows the young king as he has to deal with conflicts inside and outside of his kingdom. If you decide to check out this series, you might recognize familiar faces such as Henry Cavill from “Man of Steel” and Natalie Dormer from “Game of Thrones.” This title is available to stream on Netflix.

 

01:00

‘Downton Abbey’ (Amazon Prime)

‘Downton Abbey’ (Amazon Prime)

This beloved series follows the Crawleys, a fictional aristocratic family in the early 1900s. “Downton Abbey” follows main historical events like the sinking of the Titanic, among others, and how they affect the family members who live on the estate. While the show did end in 2015, the six seasons were nominated for multiple Emmys, and Maggie Smith also won three Emmys for her portrayal of Lady Violet Crawley. Definitely worth a binge, with a splash of tea.

 

02:28

‘The King’s Speech’ (Netflix)

‘The King’s Speech’ (Netflix)

For those who want to learn more about Elizabeth’s father, King George VI, “The King’s Speech” is the perfect destination. Not only did it give Colin Firth his first Oscar, but it also won Best Picture in 2010. The movie follows King George VI as he struggles to overcome his speech impediment, a process you might remember from the first season of “The Crown.” Definitely a must-watch for fans of the series. It’s available to stream on Netflix.

 

04:19

This Japanese delicacy is not what you’d expect

This Japanese delicacy is not what you’d expect

Rather than farming for a unique spice, or growing a particularly hard to find food, these Japanese farmers go diving off the coast of Japan near Okinawa to sustainably harvest a Japanese delicacy. How do they do it? And what is this mysterious food?

 

03:02

How easily can a rat get into your toilet?

How easily can a rat get into your toilet?

Have you ever thought about where all the water and other stuff goes when you flush your toilet? Maybe. But have you ever thought about what could come up into your toilet from that place? Maybe not. Unless it’s happened to you, you’ve probably never worried about things crawling up into your toilet. For rats, however, it’s all too easy.

 

03:46

What happens to your body if you only drink energy drinks?

What happens to your body if you only drink energy

Whether it’s helping you stay awake for some late-night work, or you need a pick-me-up during the day, energy drinks are becoming a popular drink of choice to get the morning pep. However, what are the actual health effects when it comes to consuming energy drinks? What happens to your body, and is there a way to avoid it?

 

03:46

The world’s fanciest McDonald’s

The world’s fanciest McDonald’s

If you had to think of a fancy restaurant, one of the last places that comes to mind is McDonald’s. It’s popular across the world as a fast-food place, with fries and shakes and burgers to match. But for one location in Hong Kong, McDonald’s is getting fancy. With sparkling water, quinoa and other classy accessories, you might not even recognize the place.

 

12:11

These art pieces are epic!

These art pieces are epic!

While some artists may be satisfied by putting paint on a normal canvas or piece of paper, the artists featured in this video take their craft to the extreme. From huge sand drawings on wide beaches, to growing rice into different patterns, these huge art pieces will blow your mind with their massive scale. Some of these pieces you’ll need to be there when they are made to catch them before they disappear.

 

02:37

Is your money damaged? This place will give you fresh stacks

Is your money damaged? This place will give you fr

Admit it, it happens to everyone. A bill gets accidentally shredded, or maybe your new dog got into what was meant for this month’s rent. No matter what happened to your money to damage it, it may feel like the end of the world. But did you know that you can get that money back?

 

03:37

How safe is your unaccompanied minor on a plane?

How safe is your unaccompanied minor on a plane?

It is a big feat to trust your underage child by themselves on an airplane, and airline companies even charge parents more to transport their children, but how safe is it? Watch as hidden cameras show how close strangers can get to unaccompanied minors, learn whether it is really safe for them on planes, and what can be done about it.

 

05:18

Thai cave heroic rescue of the first boys

Thai cave heroic rescue of the first boys

12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped in a flooded cave for two weeks in Thailand, but now four more boys have been rescued. The boys and their coach became stranded when they went exploring in the cave after a practice game. Monsoon flooding blocked their escape and had prevented rescue for over a week.

 

03:13

Classic Car Club: An exclusive sneak peek

Classic Car Club: An exclusive sneak peek

If you love cars, and have enough money to fuel your passion for exotic and luxury cars, then this Classic Car Club is for you. As an exclusive member, you can hang out with other car lovers, admire your cars, and even experience one of the high-end driving simulators in their high-end clubhouse.

 

02:45

This warehouse in Shanghai is fully-automated

This warehouse in Shanghai is fully-automated

Explore a warehouse that will put Amazon’s to shame. JD is the largest retailer in China, both online and offline. With over 300 million customers, they have to keep up with demand, and that means building huge warehouses. But instead of employees, the workers are automated robots, all working to deliver most orders in less than a day.

 

03:20

HEALTHY versions of popular unhealthy snacks

HEALTHY versions of popular unhealthy snacks

It can be difficult to give up your favorite snacks while dieting, but if you’re creative, you don’t have to! There are so many different healthy dishes, but if you can’t give up that chocolate chip cookie dough or chips and fries, these recipes are worth trying. Eat great-tasting food that’s healthy too!

 

04:25

How did Norway reinvent prison?

How did Norway reinvent prison?

Prisons in Norway may be unrecognizable if you’re from the U.S., aside from the large walls. While many prisons in America are focused on holding prisoners, the ones in Norway are mainly focused on rehabilitating their prisoners, allowing them to participate in activities like cooking, gardening, and even vocational skills to prepare them for release.

 

02:45

Explore Budapest’s ancient thermal baths

Explore Budapest’s ancient thermal baths

Of the many parts of Budapest’s history, you might not realize that their baths are also ancient. They come from the thermal waters that lie below the country’s surface. The denizens believe that soaking in the baths for three hours can cure any stress, and the bathhouses continue to dominate the capital city. 

 

03:40

Demonstrations of DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies

Demonstrations of DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle T

One of the areas where technology is quickly innovating is probably in the military. From historic arms races, to outsmarting the competition, technological innovation is a must. One such aspect has to do with military vehicles. It isn’t just about heavy armored tanks, as being able to move quickly through a battlefield and being safe are just a few more aspects that need to be considered.

 

01:55

5 essential tech options for your new car

5 essential tech options for your new car

Cars are now more sophisticated than ever: Bluetooth, rear-view cameras, and zoned temperature controls are standard features in 2018 models. As automotive technology continually improves, connected cars can radically enhance your driving – and even idling in a driveway can be a dynamic experience.

 

00:41

Robots are Disney’s new stunt doubles

Robots are Disney’s new stunt doubles

In the movie industry, any action film needs explosions, car chases, daring rescues, all amazing feats that usually require the use of stunt doubles so actors don’t have to worry about getting hurt. These stunt men and women, while needing to look like their actor counterparts, also need extensive knowledge in how to perform these acts safely. Now they too get assistance.

 

02:10

How Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos invests his money

How Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos invests his money

Investing money and being financially smart can be difficult, especially when you don’t know where to start. Choosing the right companies and even the right ways to invest makes it very confusing. But if you aren’t sure how to do it yourself, looking at how one of the richest people in the world invests his money is a great start.

 

14:21

Witness the magic of Disney’s 4th of July fireworks

Witness the magic of Disney’s 4th of July firewo

Fireworks are an essential part of the July 4th celebration. But if you’re not near fireworks and you’re not planning to have your own fireworks display, don’t worry. Disney has the fireworks covered for your 4th of July party. Just gather up and watch as they light up the sky in red, white and blue.

 

08:54

Patriotic cake: The perfect July 4th flag dessert

Patriotic cake: The perfect July 4th flag dessert

Creating amazing red, white and blue dishes on July 4th is a tradition in almost every family. For the dessert, having the perfectly patriotic sweet food might be difficult to find. If you’re bored of the same old red and blue colored fruits or ice cream, this beautiful flag cake is definitely worth a try. When friends and family cut into the cake, it will no doubt be the talk of the party.

 

05:28

Fun facts about the history of July 4th

Fun facts about the history of July 4th

Every American knows that July 4th is the day to invite friends and family over, barbecue, maybe watch a parade, and stay up late to shoot fireworks. But it’s important to take a step back and appreciate the history behind July 4th.

 

04:52

Flash mob on July 4th!

Flash mob on July 4th!

Barbecues and fireworks aren’t the only fun things to do on July 4th. If you happen to find yourself in Arlington, Washington on the day of independence, you might also be able to see or even be a part of a flash mob performance.

 

03:22

The cutest cable guys you’ll ever meet!

The cutest cable guys you’ll ever meet!

You wouldn’t necessarily call a cable guy cute, but these guys definitely are! That’s because they’re ferrets. They go to work just like anyone else, and pull their weight where others aren’t able to go. When human cable guys can’t reach, the cable ferrets will scurry!

 

03:33

Gourmet doughnuts make great burger buns

Gourmet doughnuts make great burger buns

Are you a fan of doughnuts? How about burgers? What if you could eat them both at the same time? Well, at one restaurant, you can! At Gourdough’s in Austin, Texas, burgers with doughnuts as buns are the specialty. Don’t worry about the calorie count though.

 

03:14

Crazy ride inside a giant monowheel

Crazy ride inside a giant monowheel

If you’re wondering what in the world is a monowheel, you’re not alone. It’s like a unicycle but not exactly! Creator Hunter Howell likes a thrill ride of any kind and one day decided to move from making motorcycles to monowheels. Instead of riding on top of the wheels, you ride inside! You have to see this!

 

03:21

This woman brought Chinese food to America

This woman brought Chinese food to America

Before Cecilia Chiang came to San Francisco in 1959, Chinese food in America wasn’t really Chinese. It was very Americanized, and almost unrecognizable to the Shanghai-born Chiang. When she arrived in San Francisco, she decided to open a restaurant to show Americans what true Chinese food tasted like, introducing items like Peking duck, pot stickers and hot and sour soup.

 

02:14

London’s secret underground expansion

London’s secret underground expansion

When you’re commuting underground, you might not think much of exactly how the area you’re in came into existence. With public transportation being a necessity in most cities, when expansions need to be made, the construction often has to happen as quickly and efficiently as possible. In London, this one underground station project is unknown to many.

 

10:20

Myth busted: Should you drink water while you eat?

Myth busted: Should you drink water while you eat?

You might have heard some dietitians or other “experts” say that you shouldn’t be drinking water during your meal. The claims that liquids dilute stomach acid or push food past the stomach before it’s fully digested are common phrases, but are there any truths to them?

 

07:46

Invention to make it out alive from a human stampede

Invention to make it out alive from a human stampe

It may seem like the only time a human stampede can really exist is on Black Friday at Walmart, but in other places around the world, the immense size of the city’s population can become very hazardous causing many deaths every year.

 

03:16

Get in the right lane!

Get in the right lane!

If you’ve ever gone on a road trip, you’ve probably driven on a two-lane highway. Are you the kind of person who stays in the left lane or do you use it only to pass? Would you believe that in some states, staying in the left lane is illegal? It’s actually safer to only use the left lane for passing instead of traveling.

 

09:26

“Black Panther’s” digital effects divulged

“Black Panther’s” digital effects divulged

Marvel studios are making some of the biggest and visually awe-inspiring superhero movies. While they obviously aren’t set in real life, you might be surprised by how much of the movies aren’t real. CGI, or computer generated images, make up a lot of the fight scenes, and it can sometimes look fake, but it is used for much more than robotic giants or big explosions.

 

05:24

Were you a Toys-R-Us kid?

Were you a Toys-R-Us kid?

If you remember going to Toys-R-Us as a child and walking into a store stuffed with toys, it was a magical experience. Bringing children into Toys-R-Us was also fun, letting them explore all the aisles and picking out a new toy to bring home. But as big as the famous toy store once was, its story has now come to an end.

 

04:57

Shhhh! The secret behind animated characters wearing gloves

Shhhh! The secret behind animated characters weari

If you’ve seen older versions of animation, and even some new ones, you might have noticed that almost all of the characters are wearing gloves. This wasn’t always a thing, and with the advent of 3-D animation it became less common, but for a while almost every cartoon character wore gloves.

 

02:45

Attention bargain shoppers!

Attention bargain shoppers!

Usually when you go to an outlet store, you’re expecting to find everything quite cheap, or at least get a really good deal on products. However, this lie that you might be getting more for less is slowly unraveling. In fact, those high-quality brands you think you’re getting for cheap, may not be.

 

10:46

Yodelayheehoo! Disneyland Matterhorn secrets

Yodelayheehoo! Disneyland Matterhorn secrets

Think you know everything about the famous Disneyland theme park? Or maybe you just want to know a bit more about the lore and secrets behind the happiest place in the world.

 

06:00

The war between doctors and midwives explained

The war between doctors and midwives explained

If you have children, they were probably delivered at the hospital by doctors. But across the world in affluent countries, midwives play a much larger role than 10 percent. Why do midwives play such a small role in the United States, and can their increased use come with lower maternal mortality rates?