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02:13

What I streamed and what I liked: “Christopher Robin”

What I streamed and what I liked: “Christoph

Kim's streaming pick this week is the Disney movie "Christopher Robin." Christopher Robin -- now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. Watch it with the whole family!

 

10:50

Why is this the most feared song in jazz?

Why is this the most feared song in jazz?

One of jazz history’s most renowned saxophonists was John Coltrane. In 1959, he released the song "Giant Steps," which is known as one of the most challenging compositions to improvise over for two reasons: it’s really fast and it’s in three different keys. If you’re looking for a crash course in music theory and want to explore this song in depth, watch this.   

 

05:21

Why does rebooting work so well?

Why does rebooting work so well?

You’ve probably heard the technology adage, "Have you tried turning it off and on again?" While it may sound simple, a great deal of technical problems can be solved by just rebooting your device. But why? How does this magical fix work? 

 

02:40

Microsoft has made a huge comeback

Microsoft has made a huge comeback

Apple is slowly giving up its wide control of the tech market to the uprising Microsoft. Over the past 10 years, Microsoft has been steadily rising. What makes it rising to be the next world’s most valuable company? 

 

05:12

What would history look like through the eyes of a chicken?

What would history look like through the eyes of a

Chickens are pretty old birds. For numerous civilizations past and present, they have been a source of food both in their meat and with their eggs. But when did people first start using chickens, and how have they influenced the pen of history? Find out why the chicken crossed the road, and much more. 

 

05:41

‘Doctor Who’ and women in sci-fi

‘Doctor Who’ and women in sci-fi

What is the Doctor’s greatest power? For the first time in 55 years, the British television show "Doctor Who" is revolutionizing the way that women are being portrayed in sci-fi. Although it isn’t the first franchise doing this, it could be the most ground-breaking. 

 

03:03

These are the last reindeer herders in the world

These are the last reindeer herders in the world

There’s a remote village in Mongolia that’s accessible only by horseback. It’s stood as the epicenter of reindeer herding for thousands of years, but as families left the area over the years, the practice has been difficult to keep alive. The nomadic Dukha people have been passing down their herding tradition for generations, through harsh weather conditions and increasing tugs toward technological innovation. But still the ancient heritage persists. 

 

10:23

Why Bing isn’t a failure

Why Bing isn’t a failure

When was the last time you used Bing? It’s probably not you’re go-to search engine, but that doesn’t mean it’s a failure. In fact, Bing is very important, especially to the future of the internet. Want to find out why it isn’t a failure even if you might not use it?

 

04:20

Why no one in Israel has a peanut allergy

Why no one in Israel has a peanut allergy

It’s quite likely that you or someone you know has a peanut allergy. That’s because between 1997 and 2008, the number of American children with a peanut allergy tripled. However, that isn’t the case around the world. In Israel, hardly anyone has a peanut allergy at all. 

 

05:50

How reliable are fingerprints?

How reliable are fingerprints?

The first rule in committing a crime is to wear gloves, right? Your fingerprint is not only used to track criminal activity; it's used in everything from police investigations to airport security, and it works because there’s no one else in the world with matching prints. But how reliable is fingerprint analysis actually? Tap or click to find out.

 

05:02

Bitcoin’s rough 2018

Bitcoin’s rough 2018

Remember last year around this time? Bitcoin was worth more than it had ever been, and has yet to be since then. After the bitcoin bubble of 2017 popped, cryptocurrencies have been having a difficult year. What made bitcoin fall so far?

 

04:52

Why is the world’s best female chef in this remote town?

Why is the world’s best female chef in this remo

In the vast countryside, there’s a small town with a celebrity you would never expect. Before she arrived, there were no restaurants, no tourists. It was a challenge of an entirely different kind. Determined to transform a small roadside inn into a food destination. How far would you go to try her food? 

 

52:40

December 8, 2018 – Hour 3

December 8, 2018 – Hour 3

Kim Komando shares the latest information about everything digital, with plenty of fun, and the best callers from coast-to-coast!

 

01:54

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Finally, one for the kids. Mickey and his friends tell three Christmas stories: “Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas,” a reminder that Christmas is so special because it only comes once a year; “A Very Goofy Christmas”, which finds Goofy trying to teach his son the joys of Santa Claus; and “Mickey & Minnie’s Gift Of The Magi”, which recreates the classic tale with the Disney icons. 

 

01:53

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Finally, one for the kids. Mickey and his friends tell three Christmas stories: “Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas,” a reminder that Christmas is so special because it only comes once a year; “A Very Goofy Christmas”, which finds Goofy trying to teach his son the joys of Santa Claus; and “Mickey & Minnie’s Gift Of The Magi”, which recreates the classic tale with the Disney icons. 

 

02:01

A Christmas Prince (2017)

A Christmas Prince (2017)

Here's your second rom-com of the season, and it's a Netflix exclusive. It's the story of an everywoman who falls in love with a prince - happens all the time. Follow this story through fanciful romance and royal drama. And be sure to see the sequel, "A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding," for the whole story. 

 

01:39

A Very Murray Christmas (2015)

A Very Murray Christmas (2015)

This Christmas special/movie is filled with all your favorite celebrities and music that will make you want it to be Christmas already. Featuring George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Michael Cera, Maya Rudolph and the star, Bill Murray. Watch a planned holiday special turn into so much more.

 

02:31

Love Actually (2003)

Love Actually (2003)

Here's a romantic comedy that has touched a lot of hearts. In these nine intertwined stories set around Christmas, there's one common thread. Love is the one emotion that connects us all. Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon and Alan Rickman star in these complex interrelated tales of love and loss, hardship and happiness.

 

02:51

The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

This fun film has been an unexpected hit for Netflix. Siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce hatch a scheme to capture Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. When the plan goes awry, the kids join forces with a somewhat jolly Saint Nick (Kurt Russell) and his loyal elves to save the holiday before it's too late. Keep an eye out for Mrs. Russell, Goldie Hawn!

 

02:28

White Christmas (1954)

White Christmas (1954)

An instant classic, "White Christmas" tells the story of two singers who join two sisters to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. When they get there, they run into an old friend from the war, whose business is failing. So the two decide to plan a yuletide extravaganza to bring the business back from the brink! Filled with lots of Christmas cheer and classic holiday music, you’ll love rewatching this film! 

 

02:53

This ‘thank you for your service’ was very personal

This ‘thank you for your service’ was

While you may not think your words carry that much of an impact, even the simplest of messages can be important. For one man, the simple note from a sixth-grade girl helped him get through the Vietnam War. John Metzler received a letter on the battlefield on Christmas Day in 1970. What the little girl had written would change his life, and he always wondered what had happened to her. 

 

02:41

The bicycle wheel, reinvented

The bicycle wheel, reinvented

Bicycles have been around for a while, and although there are always new models coming out every year, the technology hasn’t really changed much since the first bicycles were invented. However, one man named Michael Burtov has decided to throw the old bicycle wheel out the window and completely reinvent it. His result? The GeoOrbital wheel, which doesn’t require a pedal to be moved.   

 

02:04

What I streamed and what I liked: “The Grinch”

What I streamed and what I liked: “The Grinc

This week's streaming pick comes from Andrew. As we all set up our holiday decorations, many of us like to watch a holiday flick. Andrew and his family always watch "The Grinch." In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who.

 

03:05

Wisdom teeth get a bad rap

Wisdom teeth get a bad rap

Each year, 5 million Americans get wisdom teeth removed. If this has happened to you, you know the pain of them growing, and were probably confused as to why they even existed. The biggest problem is that wisdom teeth often can’t actually fit into our mouths. Why are they still there then? 

 

01:37

This fake luxury shoe store is actually Payless

This fake luxury shoe store is actually Payless

Do you know how much your shoes are worth? One company wanted to prove the luxury shoe industry wrong by playing a hilarious prank. They opened a luxury shoe store named “Palessi” and filled it with their inexpensive footwear. Most of the shoes actual prices ranged from $20-40, but you won’t believe how much customers paid for them. Would you fall for this prank?   

 

10:21

Strange history behind the MP3 player

Strange history behind the MP3 player

Do you remember the original iPod? How about MP3 players before that? And before that? Did you even think that there was an MP3 player before the iPod? Their history actually goes back to 1979, but I bet you didn’t know that. Want to find out the secret story of the MP3 player?   

 

18:57

How to make a Kit Kat bar at home

How to make a Kit Kat bar at home

Kit Kats are interesting treats. Rather than a regular chocolate bar, Kit Kats go the extra mile with two delicate pieces attached to each other with chocolate, and hiding layers of wafers inside of them. While they might be easy to eat, making Kit Kats is another story. 

 

01:46

How to avoid being hacked during holiday travel

How to avoid being hacked during holiday travel

During the holidays, life is full of distractions, especially if you’re on the road, or stuck in airports, or browsing shopping malls only a few days before Christmas. Then, out of nowhere, your email is hacked. Your bank account is empty. Someone is impersonating you on social media. You have no idea how this happened. To protect yourself from these clandestine attacks, take a few extra precautions this holiday season.

 

02:49

Leopard seals in Antarctica

Leopard seals in Antarctica

Leopard seals may be scary, merciless hunters when it comes to penguins, but to humans they can actually seem like big playful water dogs.Get an up-close-and-personal view of some of the leopard seals in Antarctica. 

 

03:19

Amazon Alexa is taking over your house

Amazon Alexa is taking over your house

Smart technology is really big right now, and everyone wants a smart assistant in their home. But before you go out and buy an Alexa, there are a few things you should know. Some of them include how it is going to take over your house. Want to know more? 

 

01:11

This brave woman saves a drowning osprey

This brave woman saves a drowning osprey

Many birds of prey hunt animals that live in bodies of water, but that doesn’t mean they themselves are suited for staying in water too long. For every attempt they make at prey, one misstep could mean drowning. This osprey had been in the water too long, and was surely going to drown, a brave woman came along. 

 

01:49

6 hidden iPhone secrets

6 hidden iPhone secrets

If you’ve recently purchased a new iPhone, you know that there are a lot of cool things you can do with it. iPhones have so many awesome features, and it’s crazy what they can do these days. But have you figured out all of you new phone’s secrets? Or are there some you still don’t know about! 

 

03:07

Where is the best stargazing?

Where is the best stargazing?

It’s difficult living in the city. Sometimes you just want to look up into the sky and see all the stars. Maybe one or two peek through, but if you’ve ever gone camping, you know how many you’re missing out on. Well, everyone is actually missing out because the absolute best stargazing doesn’t happen close to you. Unless you happen to live on the northern tip of India. 

 

10:21

Funny bird videos

Funny bird videos

Cat videos are cool, but birds can be just as if not more funny! Watch these feathery friends, from parrots to ducks, to emus to chickens as they try to figure what they are looking at, and just have a great time. 

 

03:49

What’s wrong with autocorrect?

What’s wrong with autocorrect?

Autocorrect isn’t anything new. Before smartphones, if you typed a word incorrectly in a document, sometimes it would autocorrect to the right word. But autocorrect isn’t always right, and often it can take what you’re trying to say and twist it so much it’s incomprehensible. We are in the age of insane technological innovations, with smartphones becoming more and more capable with more features. But autocorrect still sucks. Why?

 

06:19

Lazy but genius Christmas decorations

Lazy but genius Christmas decorations

If you’re not into extreme Christmas decorating, maybe you’ll feel more at home checking out these lazy Christmas decorations. While they may show low effort, some of them are pretty ingenious. If you want to bring a little more Christmas spirit into your home, but don’t want to spend the time doing it, then you’ve got to watch! 

 

04:52

Neighborhood battle for Christmas displays

Neighborhood battle for Christmas displays

The battle for who has the best Christmas lights is on. Who do you think will win? Some people take Christmas decorating very seriously, and these neighbors are going to the extreme in an epic battle. They’ve turned their homes and neighbor’s homes into extravagant Christmas wonderlands. But whose is the best?

 

12:22

Best Christmas light displays

Best Christmas light displays

Want to get yourself in the mood for some holiday cheer? We all know of that one neighbor who has to go over the top for Christmas, but the Christmas lights in this video are some of the best ever. Prepare to be amazed by six of the coolest light displays. Would you do this to your home? 

 

11:42

Decorating a pink Christmas tree

Decorating a pink Christmas tree

Why have a boring old green Christmas tree when you could craft your very own pink one? If you love pink and want to show off a little creativity this year, you’ll love watching this video! It shows how to style and decorate a beautiful rose gold pink tree, with so many different shades, you’ll feel like you’re in a pink winter wonderland! 

 

08:12

DIY Christmas decorations

DIY Christmas decorations

December is almost here, and that means that it’s time for some Christmas decorations! But decorating the house for the holidays doesn’t have to be painstaking. If you’re looking to save some time and still set up creative crafts, then this video will help you out! It features 23 different Christmas DIY craft ideas, from holiday wreaths to ornaments, to other great ideas to get your home ready for Christmas! 

 

02:10

The ionic wind plane comes to life

The ionic wind plane comes to life

In the style of Star Trek, this plane flies silently without any propellers or turbine. It’s electrically powered and is considered one of the biggest advancements in flight technology in the past 100 years. Debuting at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this plane has no moving parts. But how does it all work, and what does it mean for the future of flight?

 

04:56

Why does Christmas music sound like Christmas music?

Why does Christmas music sound like Christmas musi

It’s that time of year, and stores are playing their Christmas music loud and long. Some started back in October. Whether you’re a fan of Christmas music or not, you can probably tell when a Yuletide song is on. They all sound very similar, and it’s not just your imagination. There’s actually a secret chord that makes Christmas music sound so Christmassy. What is it?   

 

04:11

You’ll want to know these Costco hacks

You’ll want to know these Costco hacks

Buying in bulk is never more fun than at Costco. But walking out of the store with 48 packs of toilet paper isn’t the only thing you can get. If you’re observant, you might have noticed some cool hacks to get your money's worth from Costco. If not, you can just watch the video and see all of these awesome hacks you’ll wish you knew before.   

 

04:16

This man lives alone on an island paradise

This man lives alone on an island paradise

Life in the big city isn’t for everyone, but very few people live completely alone. Even if your neighbors live miles away, you still have neighbors. There’s one man who lives on Budelli Island off the northern coast of Sardinia, Italy. He lives alone on his own island, and for nearly 30 years has built a simple life for himself. 

 

05:29

Why ancient big cats have huge teeth

Why ancient big cats have huge teeth

If you’ve seen "Ice Age," you probably know about some of the ancient mammals that no longer grace this world. Some were massive, and others have modern cousins they slightly resemble.  Many had weird traits or looks to them that make scientists look back and wonder, how did that happen? One such animal is the saber-toothed cat, which isn’t just one species. How did this feline evolve knives in its mouth?