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15:20

How to make a 1950s evening gown

How to make a 1950s evening gown

Back in the day, if you wanted something nice to wear, you couldn’t always just go to the mall and pick something off the sale rack. At one point in history, people made their own clothes - can you believe it?! Some still do, but it’s much less popular. But the tradition can still live on! Here's an example of an amazing-looking 1950s gown. 

 

06:06

What are technodictators?

What are technodictators?

Aldous Huxley was an English writer and philosopher who wrote nearly 50 books across many different disciplines and genres. One of his most famous is "Brave New World," a novel that predicted the whole world living under a dictatorship in the future. However, while the book was science fiction, the reality of the future may not be so far off. Watch his remarkable interview where he tells of a world where technology takes over! 

 

03:01

What is an elephant trunk made of?

What is an elephant trunk made of?

Elephants use their trademark trunks for many things. They can drink water, sniff the ground and even pick things up! But have you ever wondered what’s actually inside an elephant trunk? It’s very different than what’s inside your mouth or your nose. 

 

05:22

This is the ultimate exercise machine

This is the ultimate exercise machine

Want a cool way to exercise each day? Well here it is, with the staircase treadmill. Instead of having those pesky things called "stairs" in your home, why not just have a treadmill? You’ll have no choice but to lose weight using this every day. There are even more cool uses you’ll never guess! 

 

01:27

Marathon runner saves puppy during a race

Marathon runner saves puppy during a race

If you’re running a marathon, the last thing you might expect to find is a lost puppy. But that’s just what happened to one runner. During the middle of a marathon, she noticed a lone puppy on the side of the road. There were no people or dogs around, so she chose to save it from a possibly dangerous situation. She decided to pick it up and continue running for the rest of the marathon! 

 

05:16

This company tries to warn people about a tow-away zone

This company tries to warn people about a tow-away

If you’ve ever parked in a tow-away zone, you know how quickly cars can get towed. But what if there was someone there telling you that you shouldn’t park in that spot? Would you believe them and save yourself some cash?

 

02:58

The viral math trick that is amazing everyone

The viral math trick that is amazing everyone

Have you ever had a problem with math? There are lots of people who don’t like math, but they still have to use it. If you want to find out a cool new trick that makes calculations much easier, then this video is for you! 

 

05:15

Do you know how fish make electricity?

Do you know how fish make electricity?

You’ve heard of the electric eel, and maybe you thought it was just a name. But there are some underwater creatures that are actually able to harness electricity using just their bodies. How does this crazy thing work? And what do they actually use it for? 

 

03:00

The correct way to wear a suit

The correct way to wear a suit

From average Joe to runway-ready model, this 29-year-old is transformed by Tom Ford into a stylish well-dressed man. Watch the transformation and see what it takes to don a suit and tie the correct way! 

 

11:17

What is Canada’s new shipping shortcut?

What is Canada’s new shipping shortcut?

In the coming century, the Arctic will probably be the most influential area in the world -- but no one lives there! How can it be so important? Well, Arctic ice has been melting. While the melting of ice in the north has had drastic consequences, it also means more navigable waterways to connect countries. But who has the rights to use it? 

 

05:03

If you’re a scammer, you probably shouldn’t call the former head of the FBI

If you’re a scammer, you probably shouldn’t ca

Robocalls are ridiculously common in America, and they affect everyone. From the rich to the poor, everyone has probably heard of or received a scam call. However, the elderly are particularly vulnerable. When one scam caller decided to offer William Webster a grand prize, they didn’t realize what a big mistake they had just made.

 

10:33

Surgery on a grape

Surgery on a grape

Have you ever performed surgery on a grape? Why would you even want to? If you’re confused by this, you may want to check out the video. The result of this is something you may want to try at home.   

 

17:52

These rules rule Japan

These rules rule Japan

You may think that Japan is a strange country that has a completely different way of life from the rest of the world. And while that is partially true, the rules of living in Japan aren’t that complicated. Once you understand them, visiting will be much easier. 

 

03:30

Spectacular volcanic video captured by drone

Spectacular volcanic video captured by drone

What would you sacrifice for the coolest volcano video? One explorer decided to capture high-definition images and video of the dangerous Marum Crater. However, his drone didn’t survive. 

 

04:57

Easy tip to improve your watercolor skills

Easy tip to improve your watercolor skills

Have you always wanted to be artistic but don't have many natural skills? Well, if you’re looking to take up painting or want a new way to look at your watercolor, this cool tip will have you itching to pick up the paintbrush. Watch as this seemingly odd way to start turns out the most beautiful paintings. 

 

10:22

The basic economics of Elon Musk

The basic economics of Elon Musk

Elon Musk is the owner of Tesla and SpaceX, and is known for pushing the boundaries of technology and striving for innovation. One of his most recent endeavors has been space travel, and while it is a lofty goal, his company seems like a worthy contender. Want to learn about Elon Musk’s basic economics?

 

03:21

What’s the best way to explore the Swiss Alps?

What’s the best way to explore the Swiss Alps?

The Swiss Alps are some of the world’s most beautiful mountains, but they are also massive. It can be difficult to get around them when you’re faced with towering cliffs and steep inclines, so people living there had to be creative. See how they made an intricately beautiful way of getting around. 

 

04:35

What is the history of the world according to cats?

What is the history of the world according to cats

You’ve heard of the history of the world according to us, the humans. But what about our all-knowing masters, the cats? Watch the video to see what history looks like when seen through the eyes of the cats. From the ancient Egyptians to now, you won’t believe how different history can look through the eyes of cats! 

 

05:09

The whole Star Wars saga in 5 minutes

The whole Star Wars saga in 5 minutes

Have you ever wanted to watch the whole Star Wars saga but didn’t have enough time? Now you can by watching this video, which was assembled partly by actor and megafan Topher Grace. It's the whole story of Star Wars in just five minutes. Check out the heart-wrenching story and intense world building.

 

03:13

These puppies were saved from the trash

These puppies were saved from the trash

While many people go to shelters or rescue centers to adopt a dog, this man found a litter of puppies that had been abandoned in a trash bin. The poor puppies were so young they wouldn’t have been able to survive very long on their own. 

 

04:40

What is the world’s most dangerous commute?

What is the world’s most dangerous commute?

If you’re looking to travel to the Philippine capital of Manila, you could take a trolley. It’s quicker and cheaper than other options. However, it’s also incredibly dangerous and an illegal service. How could it be so dangerous? 

 

09:42

How do airlines schedule flights?

How do airlines schedule flights?

Have you ever wondered how flights can be scheduled months in advance? Or how you are always able to find a flight to your destination, even if it isn’t a direct one? Well, airlines schedule flights in a pretty cool way, but it hasn't always worked out. 

 

14:16

What’s the difference between natural cleaners and chemical cleaners?

What’s the difference between natural cleaners a

There’s a trend in cleaning products, with more and more companies producing natural cleaners without harmful chemicals in them. But, while they may be better for the environment and those using them, are they really as effective? Watch these natural cleaners put to the test against their name-brand, chemical-filled counterparts! 

 

10:17

Why Apple isn’t a success in India

Why Apple isn’t a success in India

If you live in America, you probably know about the tech brand Apple. In fact, you probably own one of their products. Whether it’s an iPhone, Macbook, or iPad, Apple is almost everywhere. But for one country, Apple has been struggling. In the international markets, there are many more competitors for the company. That's made it difficult to enter emerging markets that would otherwise offer huge potential for growth. India is one of those countries, and it’s not in love with the iPhone. 

 

05:42

Marvel movies, but without the special effects

Marvel movies, but without the special effects

Marvel movies are some of the most visually spectacular that have been released in recent years. However, what you see on the big screen isn’t all real, and it’s the magic of movie editing and special effects that make everything come to life. If you’ve ever wondered what Marvel movies look when they are being shot, before all the special effects come into play, then this video is a must-watch. 

 

01:48

Hungary’s greatest synagogue

Hungary’s greatest synagogue

The largest synagogue in Europe lies in Budapest. An architectural gem, the Dohany Street Synagogue easily accommodates 3,000 worshippers and is known for its distinctive Moorish Revival design. It’s a beautiful structure that will make anyone’s jaw drop at the sight. 

 

15:53

This is the craziest megavalanche ever

This is the craziest megavalanche ever

What does an avalanche look like if it’s made out of avid bikers? That’s just what you’ll see in this unmissable video that shows the point of view of one of the participants in this crazy downhill race. 

 

07:29

Modern technology meets ancient art

Modern technology meets ancient art

Art has been created by humans for centuries. However, not all of it has been lucky enough to be preserved. For some workers in Madrid, however, there may be a way to preserve ancient masterpieces using modern technology. They are working on preserving timeless treasures—from the ancient tombs of Egyptian pharaohs to masterpieces from the Renaissance.

 

03:22

These are the floating farms of Bangladesh

These are the floating farms of Bangladesh

What do you do if you don’t have much farmland? Put your farms on water, of course! That’s just what farmers in Bangladesh do. It’s home to the world's largest river delta, and during the monsoon seasons, much of the remaining land is flooded. Even the dry seasons only last three months. However, the ancient technique of floating farms is keeping these farmers afloat—literally! 

 

10:46

How do you learn a new language?

How do you learn a new language?

Unless you could go back in time and be a child again, learning a new language is hard. It’s said that after a person matures, the part of their brain with the capacity for learning a new language isn’t as impressionable as a child's. If you want to learn a new language, however, don’t give up! In fact, you might be in for an easier adventure than you thought. Learn about cool tips and secrets that can help you out when learning a new language. 

 

12:13

This is Nigeria’s first generation of BMX

This is Nigeria’s first generation of BMX

While it may be a passing fad in other countries, BMX is experiencing a new life in Nigeria. A whole generation has taken to the bike sport in the African country, making it their own and bringing people together. They have forged a new frontier and shaped the sport to what they want it to be. Check out their fresh take on BMX and how it has changed the lives of those who participate. 

 

13:36

How has Facebook ripped apart a generation?

How has Facebook ripped apart a generation?

Facebook is one of the biggest social media platforms on the planet. But is it doomed to fail like Myspace? What legacy will Facebook leave behind: the legacy of connecting friends and family or one that pushed advertisements and released private information that was sold on the open market? Learn why so many people are leaving the social media giant, and how this all started. 

 

11:36

The world is running out of pilots

The world is running out of pilots

Airplanes are the fastest way to get around the globe. No matter where you want to go, if it crosses the ocean or a large span of land, you’re probably going to take an airplane. However, they number of pilots in the world is diminishing, and not many people are entering the flight industry. Why is this happening, and how can it be stopped? 

 

01:27

The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ theme played on two calculators

The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ theme p

The theme from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" is iconic. So iconic, that you could probably recognize it no matter what instrument it’s played on, right? Well, to test your skill and show off theirs, someone decided to try and play the theme on two calculators. How cool is that?

 

05:37

Reaching the South Pole: A deadly race

Reaching the South Pole: A deadly race

Two exploration teams raced to be the first visitors to the South Pole. Only one returned. The Antarctic is a formidable place, with little mercy for those who explore unprepared. Even to those who are, it can be deadly. Tap or click to see the history surrounding the people who discovered the South Pole, and the impossible journey they took to survive.

 

02:41

15-year-old opera singer is reviving an ancient art

15-year-old opera singer is reviving an ancient ar

For a 15-year-old, Tan Wei Tian has already had an impressive career. While she might look like your average high school student during the day, she takes her act to the stage at night singing ancient operatic tunes at the Teochew opera. She’s one of their youngest performers, and is working hard to revive the ancient art. 

 

06:42

What is the spoke blur effect?

What is the spoke blur effect?

Have you ever seen someone on a bike go by you, only to realize that the wheels looked empty? You know that bike wheels have spokes on them, but when they move, they quickly disappear and blur together. There’s a reason this happens, and it's actually pretty cool. 

 

04:32

What is happening with Jeff Bezos?

What is happening with Jeff Bezos?

Money doesn’t always equate to happiness. That’s exemplified in the recent rough patch that Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has been going through. Are you wondering what’s been going on with Jeff Bezos? Well, there was an affair, a divorce and backlash with the newest Amazon headquarters. 

 

02:50

This is the cure you need for a hangover in New Orleans

This is the cure you need for a hangover in New Or

No one knows a hangover more than the partygoers at Mardi Gras. If you’re planning a trip to party city, don’t worry about going overboard. The city has you covered with the hangover hotline. Ms. Linda has a secret recipe of noodles that blends together Asian and African cuisines to soothe the stomach and take the pain away. Want to see how it works before testing it?

 

06:13

Why is Singapore building a city in China

Why is Singapore building a city in China

Not many new cities are being created these days. However, Singapore wants to create a new city in China. They want to transform Chinese farmlands into a true modern-day city. Why does Singapore want to do this, and how can it happen? 

 

12:32

Tour this $2 million house on an ocean cliff

Tour this $2 million house on an ocean cliff

Have you ever wanted to live in one of those houses resting atop the edge of a cliff overlooking the ocean? Or, if your wallet can’t handle the strain, have you ever just wanted to peek inside? Well, now you can! This video will give you an exclusive peek into a $2 million house on the edge of a cliff, and why it’s worth so much. 

 

08:54

Can you decode NASA’s golden record?

Can you decode NASA’s golden record?

In 1977, NASA sent out two golden records on the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 spacecrafts. They were created as a message to aliens if they encountered the spaceships. But what do the records contain, and how can they be decoded? 

 

03:46

Have you tried the world’s fanciest McDonald’s?

Have you tried the world’s fanciest McDonaldR

While McDonald’s may seem like the epitome of a fast food joint in the United States, the food chain is taking it to the next level overseas. In Hong Kong, there’s a new concept of McDonald’s that serves quinoa and features ambient lighting. Would you want to visit this upscale version of McDonald's? 

 

02:14

What I streamed and really liked: “Green Book”

What I streamed and really liked: “Green Boo

Kim's streaming pick for this week is the Academy Award winning movie "Green Book." Dr. Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.

 

05:49

What’s the secret behind Rami Malek’s teeth in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?

What’s the secret behind Rami Malek’s

In the movie "Bohemian Rhapsody," Rami Malek portrayed Queen’s legendary frontman Freddie Mercury. If you haven’t seen his performance, it was so amazing that it won him the best actor at the 2019 Academy Awards. But one of the most iconic parts of the film was Freddie Mercury’s unique teeth. How were they able to recreate such a formidable set of chompers? 

 

12:04

How do you break bad management habits?

How do you break bad management habits?

Brands and companies are striving to have better and stronger leaders, but with the status quo not willing to change, climbing the corporate ladder with a different perspective can be difficult. If you’re on the up and up, what are some ways that you can bring a new approach to the table while still allowing for innovation and change? 

 

01:17

Most locals don’t know about this London Park

Most locals don’t know about this London Park

If you’re looking to travel to London, there are many green spaces and cool parks. However, there might be one that even the locals pass by without a second thought. Tucked within the remains of St. Dunstan-in-the-East is a beautiful serene park. Haven’t heard of it?