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06:54

Check out the thermal view of a geyser

Check out the thermal view of a geyser

Geysers are pretty cool things in nature. But you’ve only been looking at them from one perspective. Why not figure out how they work by checking them out in thermal view? 

 

02:03

Shanghai’s surprising art deco glamour

Shanghai’s surprising art deco glamour

One of the last places you might expect to see the art deco glamour of the 1930s is in Shanghai, China. However, beneath the towering skyscrapers and new age style lies one of the world’s richest collections of art deco buildings. Why does this style permeate this Chinese city? 

 

05:12

What are tax havens?

What are tax havens?

Have you ever heard of tax havens? If you use one, you’re probably insanely rich. Tax havens and shell companies are how the super-wealthy hide billions. But how does it all work? 

 

01:15

Explore the Valley of Tombs

Explore the Valley of Tombs

In Sicily, Italy, there’s an ancient cemetery that exists above you. The cemetery of Necropoli di Pantalica is over 3,000 years old and has more than 5,000 tombs carved into a limestone rock face. How is something like this even accomplished? 

 

02:23

What if robots were self-aware?

What if robots were self-aware?

We all know of the post-apocalyptic movies where robots have free will and take over mankind. But those films of future dystopia always seem like just that: in the future. But what if that technology existed today? What do you think about a self-learning machine?

 

02:09

This robot can move on land and in water!

This robot can move on land and in water!

What would an amphibious robot look like? If you’re thinking of a frog-shaped machine, you’d be wrong. The Velox robot is able to move through water as well as over sand, pebbles, ice and other solid ground. It can complete tasks that other robots can’t, and it looks cool doing so. 

 

12:08

This robot snake can move so realistically!

This robot snake can move so realistically!

Have you ever wondered what animals would be really cool as robots? Well one man from the Biomimicry Research & Innovation Center at the University of Akron found out how a snake would look like and move if it were a robot. 

 

06:25

This robotic bird can actually fly!

This robotic bird can actually fly!

Have you seen a robot that can fly? While you may be thinking of a drone, there are actually some robots out there that get inspired by nature's flying creatures. From birds to bats, these robots are taking to the skies in cool new ways! 

 

06:30

Check out this lifelike robot named Sophia!

Check out this lifelike robot named Sophia!

Robots are becoming more human than ever, and one of them decided to pop in on the Today Show to talk with one of the anchors. Meet Sophia, one of the most advanced humanoid robots to date. She even has a mini-me Sophia to talk about all the advancements happening with artificial intelligence. 

 

03:00

The best butlers learn the trade here

The best butlers learn the trade here

While some may think that being a butler is just a job, the truly high-end ones treat it more like a lifestyle. Karen Xiao runs an intensive six-week program that covers both Chinese and Western styles of house management, and it’s the best one out there. While butlers are nothing new, there’s been a recent surge of popularity for them due to recent media. Want to see what the best butlers are all about? 

 

10:58

How Pixar is revolutionizing animation

How Pixar is revolutionizing animation

If you’ve seen a recent Pixar movie, you might be amazed at how realistic some of the animation looks. Whether the water looks a little too real, or the detail is too perfect, animation in movies has come a long way thanks to Pixar. Most people may not realize that making an animated movie is about a lot more than just the artistic side. Because of this, Pixar has been the leader in the major technological advancements in movie history. 

 

05:59

Why is real wasabi so expensive?

Why is real wasabi so expensive?

If you love sushi, then you have probably tasted wasabi. It’s spicy and is not definitely green ice cream, but it’s probably more expensive than you think. That’s because the green paste you’ve been eating next to your sushi isn’t really wasabi. If anything, it’s a mix of sweetener, horseradish and maybe a little bit of actual wasabi. Real wasabi is quite expensive. Why?

 

03:34

Italy’s “City of Glass” has some amazing history

Italy’s “City of Glass” has some ama

Just outside Venice, Italy, lies the quaint island of Murano. It has been known throughout the world for glass manufacturing. But this isn’t just any industrial island off the Italian coast. Due to valuable glass exports, Venetian glass-makers on Murano have been unable to leave the island, and today it’s still home to a large number of world-renowned glass studios. Want to catch a sneak peek into the artistry that Murano is home to? 

 

04:26

The funny thing about air traffic control

The funny thing about air traffic control

If you’ve ever been to a foreign country, you know that people from all across the world have different accents. Sometimes they can be easy to decipher, but sometimes it can seem like even though they are speaking your language, they are still speaking another language. Here’s one example of that in this funny SNL skit.

 

01:01

Sneak a peek at the new ‘Aladdin’ film

Sneak a peek at the new ‘Aladdin’ film

You may have seen the teaser for Disney’s newest live-action remake of a beloved classic, but since "Aladdin" is being released in theaters this May, a special look at the movie has just been released. Are you going to mark it on your calendar? 

 

01:38

Why the U.S. Postal Service hiked the price of Forever stamps

Why the U.S. Postal Service hiked the price of For

Forever stamps are useful because they will always be worth the current price of a stamp. However, that doesn’t mean they themselves will always be the same price. And recently, the U.S. Postal Service made the biggest price hike for Forever stamps in history. Why has the price increased?

 

13:20

What’s the difference between gamer and non-gamer brains?

What’s the difference between gamer and non-game

Video games have been widely purported to increase violent tendencies for those who play them. While that notion has been debunked, there may actually be something to how video games affect people. Can they really help improve your hand-eye coordination? Or what about improving your brain and cognitive abilities? 

 

06:57

Check out this cool new amphibious light sport aircraft!

Check out this cool new amphibious light sport air

Have you ever wanted to become a pilot, but it was too difficult? Well this aircraft is for you! The Icon’s A5 Amphibious Light Sport Aircraft is meant to appeal to first-time pilots, as well as seasoned pilots who want to return to the simplicity of flight. 

 

05:20

Big changes coming with the Mars 2020 rover

Big changes coming with the Mars 2020 rover

There’s a lot of behind-the-scenes work that happens when NASA sends something into space. Whether it’s going to the moon, deep space, or even Mars, lots of late-night brainstorming and hardcore computing go into the final product. Now, with another rover set to go to Mars in 2020, there are some big changes happening. 

 

00:56

Salvador Dali is brought back to life

Salvador Dali is brought back to life

If you happen to visit the Dali Museum in Florida, you might see a video depicting Salvador Dali. However, not all is what it may seem, and the actual video isn’t quite real. In fact, it is a technological feat of computer programming that allows the museum to compile millions of video data points to create their own video of Dali. 

 

14:19

Package thief tracked with Ring app

Package thief tracked with Ring app

While there are a lot of viral videos of thieves stealing packages off of doorsteps, there aren’t that many where the thieves actually get some justice. But for one unlucky thief, the homeowner has a few tricks up his sleeve. 

 

02:06

Exploding packages give thieves comeuppance

Exploding packages give thieves comeuppance

For some neighborhoods, package thieves can be pretty near routine. But that doesn’t mean it's all glory for those that steal, because they just might encounter a “bait” box. Tap or click to check out how one man gets revenge on a package thief with an exploding box!

 

01:58

One homeowner took drastic measures to exact revenge on package thief

One homeowner took drastic measures to exact reven

If you were to steal a package, what’s the worst thing that you could find inside?  There have been many stories of homeowners taking drastic measures to prevent package thieves, and this one is no different. Watch what one woman did to punish the thief stealing her packages. 

 

03:39

A humorous look at Glassdoor reviews with Kim and Andrew

A humorous look at Glassdoor reviews with Kim and

On the Kim Komando Show, Kim talks to Andrew about Glassdoor reviews she has received that completely missed the mark. Watch this spoof video of Kim being "caught on video" doing the things she is being accused of on Glassdoor reviews. This will make you laugh!

 

06:25

Porch pirate caught on camera by Ring

Porch pirate caught on camera by Ring

The Ring doorbell is one of the newest innovations in security technology. It allows you to keep tabs on your front porch 24/7, can give you alerts when motion is detected, and some models even allow you to talk to whoever is at the door. That makes it one of the perfect devices to catch porch pirates.

 

01:26

Man rigs bait package with shotgun blanks

Man rigs bait package with shotgun blanks

What better way to scare package thieves off than fake gunfire? That’s just what one man did to deter those who tried to steal his bait package. The number of people who try to steal it is crazy! 

 

13:15

How did the Internet come into existence?

How did the Internet come into existence?

It’s something you use every day. It’s something that a lot of people take for granted, and many people don’t even have regular access to. The internet is everywhere in today’s age, but just a few years ago it was barely accessible to the general population. How did the internet first get created? What was the first website? The first meme? 

 

01:21

This robot has learned how to play Jenga

This robot has learned how to play Jenga

Do you remember the game Jenga? It consists of a tower of wooden blocks stacked on top of each other. The goal is to take out as many blocks as possible without toppling the tower. Whoever takes out the block that makes the tower fall is the loser. Now, if you don’t want to play with people, you could play with a robot at MIT. Members of MIT’s MCube lab have developed a robot that is learning how to play the game, and it’s actually doing quite well. 

 

02:34

What I streamed and really like: “Fyre Fraud”

What I streamed and really like: “Fyre Fraud

This week's streaming pick from Andrew is the documentary "Fyre Fraud" streaming exclusively on Hulu. Back in 2017, concert promoters and rapper Ja Rule advertised a high-end festival experience that fails spectacularly when they don't plan for the infrastructure to support the venue, artists and guests. This documentary reveals the true story behind one of the biggest failed events in history.

 

15:49

This is the world’s cheapest store

This is the world’s cheapest store

If you’re thinking it’s the Dollar Store or even Walmart, you’d be wrong. In this store, there’s a lot of cool products, usually expensive ones, that are dirt cheap. Why? Well, the owner can afford to take the loss. Would you check out this store? 

 

00:49

Check out the new emojis for 2019

Check out the new emojis for 2019

Each year comes with many new things. One of the newest traditions is a batch release of new emojis to hit your smartphone and other digital devices. This year, more than 50 new emojis are being released, and they cover a wide range of topics. From an otter to a service dog, to an emoji for yawning, these new emojis will make you :-)

 

02:19

Best online DIY tax software to use in 2019

Best online DIY tax software to use in 2019

I know you are not excited for it, but it's tax season. That means compiling all the paperwork and sifting through deductions and so much more. But, with the multitude of tax software out there, how do you know where to start? Well, some are better than others, and I'll show you the best software for any tax situation.

 

03:52

The vampire riddle will stump you!

The vampire riddle will stump you!

In this riddle, you’re a vampire hunter who has finally found the enemy’s lair. As you’re descending into the darkness of a vampire cave, you find a puzzle. Can you complete it and outsmart this tricky brain teaser to defeat the vampires? 

 

05:41

These cool ‘biobots’ are inspired by nature

These cool ‘biobots’ are inspired by n

Nature is pretty cool, and many animals have evolved to move around as efficiently as possible in their environments. So what better models to copy than nature’s evolutionary creations? From snakes to bugs to fish, these "biobots" are clever and innovative, and may prove to be the future of robotic technologies.

 

00:41

‘Toy Story 4’ Super Bowl teaser

‘Toy Story 4’ Super Bowl teaser

Just when you thought one of the most famous franchises in Pixar history was over, this teaser for "Toy Story 4" launches. It supposedly tells the story about what happened to Bo Peep after the events of the first "Toy Story." Are you excited for this movie to come out?

 

01:01

Pepsi is more than OK

Pepsi is more than OK

Do you prefer Coke or Pepsi? If you’re a Coke fan, you’ve probably heard the phrase “Is Pepsi OK?” But Pepsi is here with the answer, giving you the real truth with none other than Steve Carell. 

 

01:16

How do you shop for cars?

How do you shop for cars?

Hyundai wanted to take the pain out of car shopping for this year’s Super Bowl ad. There’s an elevator that will take you to all these different places, but some may be more painful than others. When you go car shopping, what floor do you get off at? 

 

01:35

If Bud Light were in ‘Game of Thrones’

If Bud Light were in ‘Game of Thrones’

Have you been following the adventures of the Bud Knight? In this extended Super Bowl ad, he’s trying his skills at the ancient game of jousting. But not all is what it seems, and his opponent may be too much to handle this time. 

 

00:31

Marvel’s ‘Endgame’ for the Super Bowl

Marvel’s ‘Endgame’ for the Super Bow

One of the biggest movies last year was Marvel’s "Avengers: Infinity War." If you haven’t seen it yet, you’re missing out. But the biggest Marvel film is still to come, and after the cliffhanger last year, there’s a lot of ground to cover. 

 

01:01

SimpliSafe Super Bowl commercial

SimpliSafe Super Bowl commercial

It may seem like fear is everywhere. Whether you’re reading the newspaper, watching the news, or just walking around outside, things might seem like they are always out to get you. There can be many scary things in our world. Some places might give you the creeps, but your home shouldn’t be one of them. 

 

03:17

This dog ran for mayor, and won

This dog ran for mayor, and won

Who’s a good boy? No doubt it’s this golden retriever, Max. When he decided to run for mayor, he promised more treats and pets for everyone. But who thought a dog could win? This city, of course.   

 

13:16

Is Saturn’s largest moon an alternative Earth?

Is Saturn’s largest moon an alternative Earth?

In many movies and TV shows, humans have tried to find other planets that could support human life. Earth is usually in a post-apocalyptic mess, and the last chance at humanity’s survival is moving to another suitable planet. However in reality, Saturn’s largest moon could be an alternative Earth. Could it truly be a suitable world? 

 

19:26

Spending $100,000 on a computer

Spending $100,000 on a computer

Why buy a house when you can get a computer! In this video, you’ll find out what a $100,000 computer looks like. How do you make one? Would you buy one for yourself? 

 

01:49

A customer at McDonald’s gave a car to an employee

A customer at McDonald’s gave a car to an em

This woman didn’t realize that a regular day at work would end with her receiving a new car. One regular customer always enjoyed seeing Vicki Anderson’s smiling face every time he visited. So one day, he decided to give her a gift for being such a nice person.

 

04:56

What is a smartphone made of?

What is a smartphone made of?

You use it every day, but have you ever really wondered what comprises your smartphone? Aside from the glass front you’re always having to replace, the intricacies of what a smartphone is made of can be quite confusing for the average owner. There are around 2.5 billion smartphone users in the world, and that means a surprising amount of precious metals in places you’d never thought to look. 

 

04:40

How does binary code work?

How does binary code work?

Do you know the language of computers? Have you ever seen a string of zeros and ones and wondered what they meant? Know the ins and outs of binary code, and how it’s used today.