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03:11

Wild dolphin knew exactly how to ask people for help

Wild dolphin knew exactly how to ask people for he

Humans think they're the smartest creatures around, but scientists think dolphins might give us a run for our money. Not only do they form complex social groups, but they're also able to communicate -- both with each other and people! Watch how this dolphin got the help he needed from some friendly divers.

 

04:56

‘Donut Boy’ thanks more than 90K police officers in 47 states | Great Call from The Kim Komando Show

‘Donut Boy’ thanks more than 90K polic

Kim chats with Tyler Carach, an 11-year-old who has visited 47 states to thank police officers for their service. Since 2016, Tyler has delivered 90,000 free doughnuts to cops through his non-profit organization, I DONUT Need A Reason To Thank A Cop. Kim talks with Tyler and his mom Sheena, a former police officer, about their work so far, their travels around the country and Tyler's future goals.

 

02:08

US military warns people preparing to storm Area 51

US military warns people preparing to storm Area 5

What started as a funny joke on Facebook has morphed into a campaign for millions of Facebook users to storm the clandestine Air Force base at Groom Lake, Nevada -- better known as "Area 51." The goal: "Let's see them aliens." As humorous as this may sound, the Air Force is warning people that it might not be such a wise idea to storm an active military base...

 

02:39

How to spot spy cameras in your vacation rental: Common hiding places | DIY Security

How to spot spy cameras in your vacation rental: C

We've all heard stories of people finding hidden cameras in vacation rentals. If you've ditched hotels and prefer to book accommodations through sites like Airbnb and VRBO, how do you ensure your privacy isn't being violated? In this DIY Security tip, Kim reveals common hiding places for surveillance cameras, plus shows you how sneaky hosts could conceal monitoring devices.

 

03:26

Walter Cronkite and the Apollo 11 landing

Walter Cronkite and the Apollo 11 landing

It was 50 years ago that mankind first took a step on the surface of the moon and ushered in the Space Age. Since then, we've seen incredible technological progress on all fronts -- but nothing else has equaled the level of pride, accomplishment, and triumph of the lunar landing in the hearts of Americans. Now, see the news just as audiences did in 1969 with a report by the legendary Walter Cronkite.

 

09:28

Making Google Home more accessible

Making Google Home more accessible

Voice-activated smart speakers and home assistants make life easier, but what about for people who can't speak? Kim talks to Lorenzo Caggioni, a Google Strategic Cloud Engineer, who wanted to make the technology accessible to his brother, Giovanni. Giovanni, who has Down syndrome and is legally blind, is non-verbal. Lorenzo worked to make the family's Google Home system work for his brother, giving him more independence and access to the same technology the rest of the family uses.

 

01:54

Man rockets through the air in Paris as France celebrates Bastille Day with parade

Man rockets through the air in Paris as France cel

Say what you will about the French, but they know how to throw a parade! Every Bastille Day, the French military puts on an incredible display of patriotism -- complete with military vehicles, soldiers, and flag-waving fun for everyone present. This year though, they had a different idea. Watch as a futuristic hoverboard steals the show at the 2019 Bastille Day parade!

 

08:03

Revolutionary virtual reality therapy is helping soldiers with PTSD

Revolutionary virtual reality therapy is helping s

A reported one in five war veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan return home with PTSD. Kim talks with Chris Merkle, a Marine serving in Iraq and Afghanistan for 14 years, who used virtual reality to work through his post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and find peace.

 

03:48

Flying cars, doctors using games to hone their skills, AI makes Mona Lisa speak

Flying cars, doctors using games to hone their ski

In "Tomorrow's Tech Today," Kim shows you upcoming and future technology you don't want to miss. An Australian company wants to take racing to the skies with an electric-powered, plane-helicopter-car hybrid. Plus, more than 400,000 medical professionals are using games to practice their skills, and a new Samsung artificial intelligence project uses just a single photo to create realistic video. Kim explains the scary reality behind the technology.

 

06:20

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the

According to some historians, the idea of breakfast being the most important meal of the day was a ploy by the cereal industry to sell sugary cereal to kids across America. Whether that's the whole story or not is up for debate, but is it really possible to thrive without breakfast? Well, one journalist gave the breakfast-free life a shot. You won't believe what it did to him.

 

07:42

How pure gold is refined

How pure gold is refined

Gold has been one of the most important metals to humanity since the birth of civilization. Even today, it's still one of the most valuable substances in the world -- and it continues to fetch high prices in international markets. But how does one purify gold to be sold? See the incredible process used by goldsmiths as they craft metallic wonders in their workshop.

 

04:04

Why fruit flies are so hard to kill

Why fruit flies are so hard to kill

It isn't summer unless there are tons of bugs everywhere. That's common knowledge. What isn't well understood, though, is why so many bugs are so difficult to eliminate. Take fruit flies, for example. Their swarms are as common as ever this summer, but swatting them away doesn't seem to do squat! Learn why these pesky foes are so tenacious despite our best efforts.

 

04:09

Kids try their great grandparents’ favorite childhood foods

Kids try their great grandparents’ favorite

A lot can change in a few decades. Not only does fashion and film transform over time, but tastes and appetites as well. Much of this has to do with cultural and economic trends, but many times, it's all about what you were brought up eating. See these kids react to foods that were popular during World War II!

 

03:29

Why you never see brilliant blue fireworks

Why you never see brilliant blue fireworks

What's in a firework? I'm sure you know some of it at least -- a bit of gunpowder, a dash of color-changing chemicals, and a propellant to launch them into the air, right? Well, the chemistry behind fireworks is a lot more complex. Even tiny details like color are fragile enough to restrict firework makers. Now, see why blue varieties of fireworks are a rare breed to see.

 

01:21

These ancient windmills were built over 1,000 years ago

These ancient windmills were built over 1,000 year

Take a journey into the past and see some of the oldest working structures in the world with these ancient Persian windmills. These structures were originally built out of wood, straw, and clay from local soil -- and to this day, they're still able to spin. How have they survived for so long?

 

03:07

How Stranger Things got its retro title sequence

How Stranger Things got its retro title sequence

Stranger Things is everywhere this year, and that's no mistake! The highly anticipated third season was just released on Netflix to critical acclaim. One question on the minds of many viewers is why does the show have such a weirdly familiar logo and opening sequence? Have we seen this font somewhere before? You won't believe where it comes from.

 

00:00

Notre Dame: an exclusive first look at restoration work

Notre Dame: an exclusive first look at restoration

Notre Dame's tragic fire was a shock to the entire world. The centuries-old cathedral lost its magnificent gothic spire and roof in the aftermath of the blaze, but thanks to the efforts of the Paris FD, the structure of the building was saved. Now, restoration has finally begun -- and everyone is excited to see Notre Dame restored to its former glory. Get a sneak peek at what's coming in this insider video.

 

06:06

The real reason why McDonald’s fries taste so delicious

The real reason why McDonald’s fries taste s

What is it about McDonald's fries, anyway? When one thinks of "french fries," there's no doubt that most people's minds jump to the Golden Arches -- but why? As it turns out, Mickey-D's has a secret process to making their fries that sets them apart from the crowd in terms of texture, taste, and even chemistry! It's unbelievable how much thought goes into such a tiny morsel.

 

08:18

My date with a robot

My date with a robot

It's been said that the future will be filled with robots of near-human intelligence. While that time is still far off, robots are increasingly making their way into our lives. In this video, a BBC journalist goes face to "face" with a robot on a date, and learns that the line between man and machine may not be as bold as we first thought.

 

05:51

Are parents exploiting their kids on social media?

Are parents exploiting their kids on social media?

It can be difficult to imagine what it might be like for kids growing up today. Unlike any generation in history, today's children are growing up completely immersed in the culture of the web -- with all the good and bad that entails. But what about the parents? Could they be playing a detrimental role in their children's development thanks to the internet? You won't believe what some of these parents are saying and doing in the name of social clout.

 

04:12

Kids experience their first haircut

Kids experience their first haircut

Kids can be so picky! Any parent can attest to this -- especially if they're trying new foods, swimming, or a haircut for the first time. And who can blame them? There are scissors in their face, after all. But as we all know, there's nothing to be scared of with a haircut, and watching these kids discover the truth is priceless. You won't be able to stop laughing.

 

09:15

I tried cleaning my entire apartment with robots

I tried cleaning my entire apartment with robots

When we were growing up, we watched Rosie the Robot and other automatons clean homes and wait on their human masters. Now, we have voice assistants like Alexa to do the waiting, but robot cleaners are still very much a real thing. Just how good are they, really? Watch as one woman has multiple robots clean her home. The results are hilarious.

 

43:00

Smart TV viruses, find hidden spy cameras and making Google Home accessible | The Kim Komando Show

Smart TV viruses, find hidden spy cameras and maki

In this episode, which aired Saturday, July 6 on Bloomberg TV: A major manufacturer tweeted that they want you scan your smart TV for malware viruses, then deleted it moments later. Here's the real story. Plus, wait until you see a cool new feature added to a popular game that’ll let you interact with dinosaurs. And, learn about four types of spy cameras that could be watching you from places you least expect. Finally, meet a Google Strategic Cloud Engineer who wanted to make Google Home more accessible.

 

03:23

How actors fake cry in movies

How actors fake cry in movies

Getting the waterworks going has always been one of the Hallmarks of a true master actor, but not everyone can start crying at the drop of a hat. Thankfully, the makeup department is on the job. Learn the inside secrets behind one of Hollywood's most common magic tricks. It's a tearjerker!

 

27:54

Former CIA Chief of Disguise breaks down 30 spy scenes from film & TV

Former CIA Chief of Disguise breaks down 30 spy sc

Being a master of disguise is basically a prerequisite for being a spy, right? Unfortunately, the movies don't always get all the details quite right. Watch as this real former CIA agent breaks down spy scenes from famous movies, and see what Hollywood gets right and wrong about the world of espionage.

 

05:35

30 amazing colorized photographs from the 1800s

30 amazing colorized photographs from the 1800s

The 19th century may seem like a distant era of the past, but in the grand scheme of things, it's not that long ago. After all, we had working cameras back then -- even if they weren't able to shoot in color. Now, thanks to the miracle of computers, we can see the subjects of these photos as they were in life. Will you take a step into the past?

 

08:01

Introducing the Aibo dog to real dogs: watch their reactions

Introducing the Aibo dog to real dogs: watch their

We're fans of Sony's Aibo, a robot pooch with a mind of his own. But aside from capturing the hearts of people, he's making some new friends with a whole lot more fur. Watch as these flesh and blood dogs react to the presence of a robot in their midst. It's too cute for words!

 

05:19

The Pan Am Experience takes you on a trip back to the ’70s

The Pan Am Experience takes you on a trip back to

Air travel today is nothing like it was during the mid 20th century. Back then, it was a classy affair -- complete with delicious food, roomy cabins, and...smoking? Ok, maybe not everything was perfect, but at the very least you could stretch your legs and enjoy the ride in style. Now, the Pan Am Experience is taking guests back to a time when luxury was the only way to fly.

 

07:10

The American Revolution

The American Revolution

July 4th is the day we Americans celebrate the founding of our nation. Specifically, it commemorates our Declaration of Independence from the British Empire. What followed was an epic conflict that eventually led to the victory of the Thirteen Colonies over the Crown, and the birth of the United States of America. Watch the history unfold in this informative special from CBS Sunday Morning.

 

15:37

What it’s like to be an Amazon Flex delivery driver

What it’s like to be an Amazon Flex delivery

Amazon is continuing to make great strides in the field of e-commerce and logistics. Over the last half-decade, it's managed to narrow shipping times down to a mere two days for Prime members. Now, it's aiming for a one-day shipping guarantee! How does it plan to accomplish this? Just ask these drivers who handle the final stretch of a product's journey to your doorstep.

 

04:15

Life-size remote controlled Corvette

Life-size remote controlled Corvette

Having an RC car was fun as a kid, but as an adult, your tastes change. You want something bigger, more powerful, and capable of turning heads. How about a Corvette -- one of the most beloved sports cars of all time? Well, this remote control Corvette isn't just cool looking, it's a real car! Watch as this driver steers his Corvette without even sitting inside!

 

02:08

Meet the king of fake cash

Meet the king of fake cash

One man in America has printed millions in fake bills and still hasn't been arrested, tried, or jailed. Rappers and celebrities flock to him when they need money, and he always has cash to spare on hand. No, this isn't some kind of counterfeit kingpin. RJ Rappaport is a prop maker who makes fake money for movies and music videos -- and believe it or not, it's a highly regulated affair.

 

02:39

The journey to the world’s most remote teahouse

The journey to the world’s most remote teahouse

At the end of one of the world's most dangerous mountain hiking trails lies an ancient temple that serves tea to passing travelers. Some say the tea is of legendary quality, but the only way to get it is to brave miles of sheer cliff side hikes -- with nothing but stone steps, chains, and a few wooden planks separating you from the void below. Are you brave enough to grab a sip?

 

01:27

Fly inside Uber’s new air taxi cabin

Fly inside Uber’s new air taxi cabin

Remember when you were a kid and flying cars were supposed to be the sign that the future had arrived? Well, we're not quite there yet, but Uber is taking significant steps towards making urban aerial travel a reality. They're proposing a fleet of sleek flying taxis that are every bit as futuristic as you could imagine -- but it's not gonna be cheap. Want to take a ride in Uber's flying taxis?

 

02:58

Best internet browsers: Comparing Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge | Digital Life Hack from Kim Komando

Best internet browsers: Comparing Chrome, Firefox,

Which internet browser should you use? Kim compares well-known and top-used browsers based on safety, privacy, ease of use and personalization. Find out why you may or may not want to use Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Tor and even Internet Explorer. Nearly half of our readers polled at Komando.com use Google Chrome. What's your favorite browser? Which will you never use?

 

43:47

Top 10 digital life hacks, special guests you don’t want to miss and more | The Kim Komando Show

Top 10 digital life hacks, special guests you don&

In this week’s episode, which aired Saturday, June 29 on Bloomberg TV: See some of Kim’s favorite gadgets, tech, interviews and more from past episodes. Plus, you’ll meet some of the most amazing guests who have shared stories about how tech has made a difference in their lives. And, learn about our most popular Digital Life Hacks and DIY Security Tips.

 

10:51

The tastiest snack crackers ranked from worst to first

The tastiest snack crackers ranked from worst to f

Be honest: who doesn't head for the snack aisle every time they go to the market? And when it comes to snacks, crackers are a top pick! From salty and crunchy to sharp and cheesy, there's a range of flavors and textures among America's favorite crackers -- but not all of them are winners. Learn which snack crackers come out on top and which ones are best left on store shelves.

 

04:04

Everything wrong with Lightning cables

Everything wrong with Lightning cables

Nothing boils the blood like the sight of a tattered Lightning connector. It's the cord that lets you charge and sync your Apple devices -- and boy, do these cables not live up to Apple's otherwise impeccable standards of quality. Learn why these cables are so easily bungled, and what might be coming next to fix the issues for good.

 

04:51

What would it look like with all the planets between the Earth and the Moon?

What would it look like with all the planets betwe

The Moon is deceptive. It may look quite close, but the truth is far stranger. The moon is actually 238,900 miles away -- a large enough distance to fit every single planet in the Solar System between it and Earth! Now, imagine what the sky would look like if this strange scenario were true. One animator has brought this fantasy to life -- and it's mesmerizing to watch!

 

03:14

Why did Russia sell Alaska to America?

Why did Russia sell Alaska to America?

Alaska was the 49th state to enter the Union, and since then, it's been a point of pride for America. Not only is it second to none in natural wonders, but it also produces numerous natural resources like oil and gold. The thing is, Alaska wasn't always supposed to be American territory. Russia actually sold it to the U.S.! If history had gone differently, could we have been at war with the Alaska SSR?

 

13:59

The not-so-secret secret elevators of The Haunted Mansion

The not-so-secret secret elevators of The Haunted

Have you ever visited The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland? Considered one of the park's best classic attractions, the ride takes you on a tour of a decrepit old house filled to the brim with ghosts and ghouls. One of the ride's standout features is a room that seems to grow. "Is this haunted room actually stretching? Or is it your imagination — hmm?"

 

07:49

This crab’s blood may have saved your life

This crab’s blood may have saved your life

No other animal on Earth is like the horseshoe crab. Considered a living fossil, the horseshoe crab has survived countless mass extinctions unscathed, and appears much as it did when it first appeared nearly half a billion years ago. It also has eerie blue blood that, surprisingly, has essential uses in the medical field. Could this ancient creature have saved your life at some point?

 

05:18

What makes TB the world’s most infectious killer?

What makes TB the world’s most infectious ki

For years, Americans lived in fear of this deadly disease. Now, catching it is somewhat more rare. If you do happen to get infected, however, it's not an easy ride. Learn why tuberculosis (or TB, as it's called) has been regarded as one of the most infectious killers in history. Edgar Allen Poe even wrote an entire story based on it!

 

02:56

Nature: Discover the stunning beauty of Utah

Nature: Discover the stunning beauty of Utah

We cover nature and its wonder quite often here at Komando.com, but one of the most stunning places we love to admire is the state of Utah. Home to some of the most brilliant natural wonders in the world, Utah captures the rugged majesty of the American West in perfect detail. Enjoy the stark beauty of Utah's sweeping vistas in this incredible aerial video.

 

04:34

How pigeons took over cities

How pigeons took over cities

They're sometimes called "rats with wings," but everyone knows that pigeons aren't nearly as bad. Though they might seem dirty and annoying, pigeons now play an important roll in local urban ecosystems. Now, learn why these familiar birds are found in nearly every major city on the planet -- and what that means for the people that live there.

 

06:29

Why are there no mosquitoes at Disney World?

Why are there no mosquitoes at Disney World?

Mosquitoes are an absolute drag, and the state of Florida knows this all too well. The annoying little bugs are a major part of the ecosystem, and no summer is complete without several welt-sized bites from these uninvited guests. Yet somehow, Florida's crown jewel Walt Disney World doesn't seem to have any trouble with mosquitoes. Despite being smack dab in the middle of a swamp, guests can come and go without getting bitten. How does Disney do it?

 

04:35

Workers reveal what it’s really like to work at Cracker Barrel

Workers reveal what it’s really like to work

Road trips are an American pastime, and nothing says "road trip" like Cracker Barrel. These friendly little restaurants dot the highways and roadsides of America, where it's earned its reputation for good food, great service, and a cozy atmosphere. But, have you ever wondered what it's like to work at Cracker Barrel? You won't believe what customers say is their favorite part of their visit -- and here's a hint: it's not the food!