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08:21

8 weird robots NASA wants to send into space

8 weird robots NASA wants to send into space

It’s been several decades since man walked on the moon, but that doesn’t mean NASA is resting easy. They’ve been hard at work developing the next generation of crewmates for our space program's astronauts. Each of these robots serves a unique purpose, and when new photos are taken on the surface of the moon, it might be a robot standing next to our flag. That’s one small step for robot kind!

 

04:03

What the heck is an ‘anti-oloid?’

What the heck is an ‘anti-oloid?’

In mechanical engineering, scientists and developers are constantly looking for new ways to help machines bear their loads. Rolling bearings are one of the most popular and, due to an increase in unusual tech designs, some of the shapes engineers are creating are anything but ordinary. See how this one impossible shape is capable of rolling as smooth as a ball.

 

01:02

Catch a ride on top of this smart luggage

Catch a ride on top of this smart luggage

Trekking around the airport is an absolute drag, and not every gateway features people-movers or trams. If you can’t bring a scooter or cart into the airport, what’s the easiest way to get around? If you answered “suitcase,” you correctly guessed one of the strangest inventions of the year. Would you ride on this luggage?

 

01:39

How art conservators clean paintings

How art conservators clean paintings

The beautiful artwork you see at museums hasn’t always looked so nice. As the years pass and paper and oils decay, paintings can develop layers of dirt and grime that detract from their beauty. Thankfully, we’ve developed ways to restore them to their former glory without harming them. Watch the painstaking effort required to bring an old painting back to life.

 

01:02

Frito-Lay makes 16 billion bags of snacks a year!

Frito-Lay makes 16 billion bags of snacks a year!

If you’ve eaten chips or crispy snacks before, you’ve probably eaten something made by Frito Lay. They’re one of the biggest snack-makers in the world and their output is seriously impressive. In one year, they make enough bags of snacks to feed every human on Earth — and then some! This is how they do it.

 

02:43

Is private browsing really private? Tricks to stay truly hidden online

Is private browsing really private? Tricks to stay

If you want to keep your online activity to yourself, it's time to move beyond your browser's built-in privacy mode. In this Digital Life Hack, Kim will show you a few options to stay hidden, including alternative browsers and a search engine that won't track or sell your info. But the one trick to really protect your privacy? Watch to find out.

 

02:22

Malware 101: What is it and how can you protect yourself?

Malware 101: What is it and how can you protect yo

Think hackers only target big businesses, governments or the rich and powerful? Think again. We're all susceptible to dangerous malware, and it's important to understand how it works. More importantly, we should also know exactly how to prevent it from infecting our devices. In this Komando DIY, we'll break down the ways malicious software spreads and what you can do to protect yourself.

 

06:56

How a journalist turned private investigator uses tech to find people

How a journalist turned private investigator uses

For nearly 20 years, private detective Rich Robertson has tracked people and served as a lead investigator in complex criminal and civil cases. As technology has evolved, so too have the ways he conducts investigations. Kim and Rich chat about how tech plays a role in his work and which resources anyone can use — no PI license required.

 

03:25

Will Banksy’s new painting self destruct?

Will Banksy’s new painting self destruct?

Imagine winning a multi-million dollar painting at an auction only for the work of art to shred itself right before your eyes. That’s just what anti-establishment painter Banksy did with one of his works, and now his latest painting has prospective buyers nervous. Is Banksy about to troll the art world again?

 

08:48

Would you drive a turbo-charged wooden shed?

Would you drive a turbo-charged wooden shed?

Some of the most powerful cars on the planet make a statement with their unique aesthetics and design. This mighty V8 vehicle, on the other hand, says something entirely different. Would you be brave enough to drive this out-of-the-box contraption?

 

02:59

Preserving your old photos, videotapes and films

Preserving your old photos, videotapes and films

Some of your most important family memories may live in film, camcorder tape and still photos. Digitizing is the best way to preserve them, and it's not too hard. Kim will walk you through the different ways to protect your memories from being lost or destroyed, without draining your bank account. If you're a do-it-yourselfer, we have you covered, too.

 

05:17

Why the Tesla Model 3 is so good with crashes

Why the Tesla Model 3 is so good with crashes

The Model 3 by Tesla isn’t just one of the world’s most sought-after cars, it’s also extremely durable. Time and time again, Elon Musk’s signature electric car passes safety tests with flying colors — and crash tests are no exception. See why they do so well, and what it means for driver safety.

 

03:34

How ‘The Blind Cook’ Christina Ha became a culinary sensation

How ‘The Blind Cook’ Christina Ha beca

Coping with the loss of a sense is a difficult path that many disabled folks grapple with. But Christine Ha never had it in her to give up. Instead, she honed her skills and became an acclaimed chef who has won the hearts of millions around the world. Here’s her story.

 

12:57

These foods will never go bad

These foods will never go bad

Quick! Name something in your cupboard that doesn’t have an expiration date. It might sound like an impossible question, but most people have a common item in their kitchen that never spoils. Surprisingly, there’s several kinds of food that will last forever, and some never lose their delicious taste. Make sure to add these to your emergency kit for good eats that don’t go bad.

 

00:50

A day at the dinosaur races

A day at the dinosaur races

Scientists estimate that the running speed of a Tyrannosaurus Rex is somewhere in the ballpark of 17 miles per hour. These runners may not be quite as fast, but they’re unmistakably decked out in the clunkiest dino costumes imaginable. No matter who gets first place, we’re the winners.

 

04:33

Say goodbye to buffering video during your next Netflix binge with Samsung’s 5G 8K TV

Say goodbye to buffering video during your next Ne

In Tomorrow's Tech Today, Kim brings you upcoming gadgets, innovations and tech you don't want to miss. Forget 4K ⁠— Samsung has a new 8K TV equipped with 5G that could significantly improve your next binge-watching session. Plus, you have to see the safety features equipped on BMW's new SUV and you won't believe what Cirque du Soleil's new interactive costumes can do.

 

43:39

Facebook just bought a mind-reading tech startup – here’s why

Facebook just bought a mind-reading tech startup &

In this episode, which aired Saturday, Oct. 5 on Bloomberg TV: Facebook’s quest for world domination takes another step. The tech giant just purchased a startup creating a product that could be all in your head. Plus, the BMW SUV isn’t just a car for soccer moms anymore; they’re taking safety to a whole new level. And there’s more to private browsing than simply opening an incognito window.

 

05:40

Living full-time on a cruise ship

Living full-time on a cruise ship

If you had all the money in the world, where would you choose to live? Some would pick a high-rise apartment in a major city, while others might opt for a luxury hotel. Some of the world’s richest people dream of something a bit more lofty — the high seas. Of course, they’re not about to rough it in a dinghy. Instead, they choose to live aboard the MS The World, a luxury cruise ship where you can own the cabin you sleep in. Would you live on this boat?

 

07:10

How sounds are made for movies

How sounds are made for movies

Do you know what a “foley artist” is? Believe it or not, they’re one of the most important members of a film crew. They’re the ones who create new sounds that bring the films you watch to life. Whether it’s the brutal roar of a T. Rex or the crunching of fist against skin, these improv artists use ordinary objects and tools to create iconic sound effects. Watch them in action for yourself.

 

04:14

These affordable 3D-printed houses could end homelessness

These affordable 3D-printed houses could end homel

In Tomorrow's Tech Today, Kim shares innovations, future tech and gadgets you don't want to miss. Meet a kitchen robot that cooks your favorite meals and even cleans up afterward. Flying water taxis are zooming around Paris, and you can test them out. Plus, 3D printing has come a long way. So far, in fact, 3D-printed neighborhoods could change the way we live.

 

06:06

What cookies look like around the world

What cookies look like around the world

No matter what your favorite cookie is, odds are, it’s vastly different from cookies found in other parts of the world. Despite how diverse our many cultures and climates are, the idea of small, chewy desserts is something that speaks to everyone. Now, take a look at what cookies look like in countries all around the world.

 

05:16

Inside Apple’s newly renovated NYC store

Inside Apple’s newly renovated NYC store

Sometimes known as “The Cube,” the Apple Store in New York City has become a tourist destination in its own right. But for several months, the store has been under construction to bring it more in light with the company’s new design aesthetic. Now, the store has re-opened and it’s a far more lush environment than before. Want to take a peek inside?

 

03:59

Is your significant other cheating? 6 digital signs to watch for

Is your significant other cheating? 6 digital sign

Wondering whether your spouse or significant other is cheating on you? We've assembled 6 telltale digital signs your partner is being unfaithful. Plus, Kim recommends a few programs you can use to legally check on what your so-called better half is up to.

 

02:28

Protect yourself: With the Internet of Things, all your devices are connected

Protect yourself: With the Internet of Things, all

The internet is wonderful thing, but being connected comes at a cost: Your privacy. In this Komando DIY video, we dive into the Internet of Things — and the good and bad that comes along with it. Your router is the "front door" to all your connected gadgets, and we'll show you how to secure it. Plus, get more tips to protect your devices and data in a hyper-connected world.

 

04:38

Don’t take another sip of White Claw until you watch this

Don’t take another sip of White Claw until you w

White Claw has risen from relative obscurity to the drink-du-jour at an incredible speed. What most people won’t tell you, however, is that White Claw is more than just spiked seltzer water. It’s actually more similar to another kind of liquor — and it’s not what you expect.

 

02:40

NASA publishes guide to black hole safety

NASA publishes guide to black hole safety

In April of 2019, mankind got its first-ever peek at a black hole in the deepest reaches of space. Now, everyone is excited to learn more about these mysterious forces of nature. To help the curious along, NASA has released a guide of its own on black holes, and how to “safely” visit one for yourself. Just try not to get too close...

 

00:50

How to summon your Tesla with your phone

How to summon your Tesla with your phone

It’s no fun to find yourself lost in a parking lot — but what if you could make your car come to you rather than the other way around? In this video from Tesla, the company demonstrates how its latest cars are capable of just that. The car doesn’t even have anyone driving it. Is this the future of valet parking?

 

01:34

Japan invents ventilated hats to beat the heat

Japan invents ventilated hats to beat the heat

As one of the most humid countries on Earth, Japan knows a thing or two about how daunting it can be to endure a heat wave. Now, after a dangerously hot summer, inventors have revealed a new kind of baseball cap that uses ventilation to lower temperatures around the head. Surprisingly, it doesn’t even look half bad.

 

08:26

Artist combines traditional techniques and virtual reality to create masterpieces

Artist combines traditional techniques and virtual

Anna Zhilyaeva is an artist, but she's not just using paint and a paintbrush to create her masterpieces. She's a virtual reality artist who uses a suite of high-tech tools for her impressive work. Kim and Anna chat about her artistic background and how she transitioned to VR art, plus Anna demonstrates her process. You have to see this!

 

02:57

5 mistakes ruining your phone, laptop and tablet – and how to fix them

5 mistakes ruining your phone, laptop and tablet &

Today's tech doesn't come cheap. Little is worse than realizing that pricey smartphone didn't last nearly as long as you hoped it would. Fear not, with a little extra care you can get years out of your investments. Kim tells you 5 mistakes to avoid that'll make you rethink the way you treat your gadgets.

 

02:02

Boston Dynamics’ Spot bot goes on sale

Boston Dynamics’ Spot bot goes on sale

Have you ever wanted an advanced robot friend that can keep up with your walking pace? It may sound like fiction, but now you can own a robotic pet that can run, crawl and even carry things for you. We’ve shown Boston Dynamics' brilliant Spot robot before, and now you can order one of your very own. But how much will this thing cost?

 

07:35

Rescue dog helping police solve high-tech crimes

Rescue dog helping police solve high-tech crimes

In Utah, a dog that was scheduled to be euthanized is helping police find digital evidence that can put away criminals. Kim talks with Detective Cameron Hartman about his four-legged helper, URL, who can sniff out smartphones, laptops, flash drives, SD cards and more. The impressive pair was even featured on “Cops.”

 

06:57

Pro voice coach explains: The secret behind accents

Pro voice coach explains: The secret behind accent

Unless you’re from Texas, Louisiana or Boston, most Americans don’t imagine themselves speaking with an accent — but ask anyone from around the world and they’ll tell you the American accent not only exists, but is highly distinct. This professional voice coach breaks down what makes an accent function and why.

 

00:54

These ordinary objects are actually cakes!

These ordinary objects are actually cakes!

If you’ve watched any popular baking shows lately, you’ll know cake decorators are only getting more creative with their incredible designs. Now, watch as these ordinary objects reveal themselves to be expertly crafted cakes in disguise!

 

06:58

Neighborhood surveillance startup uses cameras to catch criminals

Neighborhood surveillance startup uses cameras to

After a rash of break-ins in his neighborhood, Garret Langley wanted a better way to go after criminals. The engineer met up with a friend involved with computer science, and just 60 days later their invention led to an arrest. Kim chats with Garret, CEO of Flock Safety, about how his company is helping keep neighborhoods across the country safe.

 

08:15

Kim unboxes the new iPhone 11! See her initial reaction

Kim unboxes the new iPhone 11! See her initial rea

Kim just received her new iPhone 11 Pro Max. What does America's digital expert think of Apple's newest flagship smartphone? Find out if the new features, software and hardware are impressive enough to merit the big price tag. Plus, Kim shares one big feature she wishes Apple included.

 

02:03

The one thing you must do when you buy a new phone

The one thing you must do when you buy a new phone

Your phone contains so much of your valuable personal data. When it's time to upgrade to a new device, you have to make sure you're not leaving behind passwords, contacts, photos, social media accounts and even your credit card info — info that could do a lot of damage in the wrong hands. We'll show you how to wipe all traces from your iPhone or Android.

 

00:00

Mom using tech that saved her son after drowning to save sick animals

Mom using tech that saved her son after drowning t

Meet Lucretia Greear, a vet who is using medical technology that saved her son's life to help her animal patients. Kim and Lucretia talk about how the technology works and Lucretia's miracle cases, including a dog who recovered from four paralyzed legs and another who healed after sustaining burns on 80% of his body.

 

13:56

White-hat hacker demonstrates how easy it is to scam even a digital pro

White-hat hacker demonstrates how easy it is to sc

Stephanie Carruthers makes her living exposing personal information — breaking into phones, private accounts and more. But don’t worry, she’s doing it to help keep you safe. This IBM privacy expert and pro hacker shows Kim just how easy it is to get fooled by an enterprising digital criminal. Plus, she offers pro tips for recognizing scams and keeping yourself safe, on and offline.

 

01:32

Our privacy doesn’t matter to big tech companies

Our privacy doesn’t matter to big tech compa

Tech companies play fast and loose with our privacy. They break our trust, they apologize and, inevitably, we forgive them. So, why do we let big tech companies take advantage of us? Get Kim's take on why we can't trust the companies we hand over our data to every day.

 

01:05

Man solves a cold case with the help of Google Earth

Man solves a cold case with the help of Google Ear

The world is filled with enough unsolved mysteries to inspire multiple seasons of investigative shows. That said, armchair investigators found a way to use the world’s most advanced search engine to make all the difference. See how one man solved a previously unsolved 22-year-old case with the help of his computer, the internet and Google Earth.

 

01:21

What’s really inside fake crab meat?

What’s really inside fake crab meat?

You’ve probably gotten it in your salad or stuffed inside your sushi roll, but imitation crab (or krab) is actually popular the world over. It also tastes remarkably similar to the genuine article — but what in the world is the stuff even made of? As it turns out, it’s another sea creature altogether.

 

03:24

20 legitimate ways to make money online

20 legitimate ways to make money online

Google "make money online" and you'll get some pretty sketchy results. It's no secret the internet can be a cesspool of junk, but there are plenty of legitimate ways to make money working from home on your own schedule. Find out how you can make some extra cash — or even supplant your 9-to-5 — with these 20 ways to earn a living on your terms.

 

00:46

Roller coaster passenger expertly catches flying phone

Roller coaster passenger expertly catches flying p

It sounds like a nightmare scenario: You’re riding on a roller coaster, go through an inversion loop, and suddenly, your phone flies out of your pocket. Ordinarily, the poor smartphone would fall to its demise hundreds of feet below, but this particular ride had a man with cat-like reflexes on board. You won’t believe what happens next.

 

03:59

The secret ingredient you need to be adding to your chili

The secret ingredient you need to be adding to you

Everyone seems to have their own special chili recipe, but how many of you are looking to make yours thicker, more flavorful, and more filling? As it turns out, there’s an oft-ignored ingredient that the pros have been adding to their recipes for decades, and it’s helped some even take the grand prize in chili cookoffs. Try this out next time you cook up a pot for yourself.