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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? 

 

05:48

How can these three tricks help you save money?

How can these three tricks help you save money?

Saving money is always something everyone wants to do, but very few people actually consistently do it. Why are people saving less and less money, and how can you start saving more? 

 

05:32

How I saved my father’s life (or not)

How I saved my father’s life (or not)

In this animated real-life story, a girl and her dad have always had a weird relationship. He’s always wanted her to learn to be independent, and had an odd way of teaching. He would try to get her to learn how to drive, learn about the wilderness and many other things. But when one lesson takes a wrong turn, she had to step up and save his life. 

 

08:37

What’s the secret behind Huawei?

What’s the secret behind Huawei?

You might not recognize the name of this phone company, but to put it into perspective, Huawei sells more phones than Apple does. They just don’t go to the United States. This Chinese phone manufacturer is huge, and makes some really cool devices. But how big are they really, and why have you probably not heard of them? And how do you pronounce "Huawei" anyway? 

 

09:35

Legendary singer-songwriter Linda Ronstadt speaks

Legendary singer-songwriter Linda Ronstadt speaks

Linda Ronstadt is known for her songs that span a wide range of genres, from rock to opera and even Latin. Over the course of her musical career, Ronstadt has won 11 Grammy Awards and released over 30 studio albums. The most recent is her first-ever live album, “Linda Ronstadt Live in Hollywood,” and it’s amazing. Check out this video to hear a revealing interview about the celebrity’s life, career and the loss of her singing voice. 

 

14:18

The science of bubbles is fascinating!

The science of bubbles is fascinating!

You’ve probably seen a bubble, probably played with bubbles before, but do you know how they work? Why do bubbles exist? How do they do what they do? Why is a bubble spherical? From bubbles in soap to bubbles in champagne, this video is all about the science of bubbles, and how it can sometimes be more interesting than the bubbles themselves. 

 

01:32

Check out the desk that knows when you’re stressed

Check out the desk that knows when you’re stress

Have you ever wished that someone would tell you when you’re stressed? Maybe it can be difficult to realize when you’ve worked too hard on something, or can’t concentrate and need a break. If you’re looking for something to help you out, then maybe this desk is for you. From the MIT Media Lab, this desk changes with your mood and knows when you’re stressed. But how does it work and what can it be used for? 

 

03:24

What did Matt LeBlanc steal from the ‘Friends’ set?

What did Matt LeBlanc steal from the ‘Friend

In light of "Friends" returning to Netflix, Matt LeBlanc talks to Jimmy Fallon about some of the fun things that happened on the "Friends" set. He also mentions what he stole from the set after the show ended. Can you guess what he stole? 

 

04:47

How do you make applying for jobs less painful?

How do you make applying for jobs less painful?

Applying for a new job is hard. In today’s digital climate, it’s typical to get no one-on-one contact until you’ve been selected for an interview, and sending out resumes to websites can seem a little impersonal. However, many companies are starting to use technological methods to identify potential candidates that are good fits for their open positions. How can you take advantage of this? 

 

10:00

Your horoscope is more real than you thought

Your horoscope is more real than you thought

Have you checked your horoscope for today? While you may laugh at the thought of the zodiac telling you how your day will be, there’s actually more to astrology than just superstition. While astrology itself isn’t a science, it has contributed a lot to scientific discoveries over the years, and still has much to contribute today to modern science and medicine. So what’s so special about your zodiac? Does it really make a difference when you were born? 

 

04:06

Why does Costco only charge $5 for a rotisserie chicken?

Why does Costco only charge $5 for a rotisserie ch

If you are an avid shopper at Costco, you might have noticed that the cooked rotisserie chickens are actually cheaper than their uncooked ones. Not only that, but Costco rotisserie chickens are the cheapest around. How is this possible? 

 

06:38

China is exporting its internet culture

China is exporting its internet culture

China is one of the largest countries in the world, and its exports and imports span the vast reaches of the globe. However, one of China’s most recent exports is taking the world by storm, and it isn’t physical. Instead, China’s internet culture has seeped out of its borders into other countries, and it may be the future of the internet. What does this Asian country have in store for the rest of the world?

 

02:07

What I streamed and really liked: “Adam Ruins Everything”

What I streamed and really liked: “Adam Ruin

This week's streaming pick from Andrew is "Adam Ruins Everything" from truTV. Comic Adam Conover brings his original online series to TV, expanding upon his efforts to poke fun at everyday things that people accept or assume without question. In the half-hour investigative comedy, Conover uses a not-quite-deadly combination of comedy, history and science to debunk widespread misconceptions about topics and ideas that are routinely taken for granted.

 

08:08

The Pixar short ‘Smash and Grab’

The Pixar short ‘Smash and Grab’

Pixar shorts are some of the best bits of animation out there. Sometimes, they are tacked on with full-length films, and other times they are released as standalone pieces. One of the most recent ones is a short called "Smash and Grab," which features two antiquated robots who risk everything for freedom. 

 

02:56

This chef is making airplane food gourmet

This chef is making airplane food gourmet

Now let’s talk about airplane food. It sucks, right? Well, not for one chef’s cooking. Matt Farrell is a professional chef who has decided to change the status quo of bad airplane food. Instead, he creates designer menus for passengers flying first class, like hot smoked salmon poke and buffalo milk burrata. If your mouth isn’t watering yet, it will be. 

 

02:44

The newest trend for eating is Instagram restaurants

The newest trend for eating is Instagram restauran

If you know about Instagram, you probably also know about how it can lead to many people taking pictures of things instead of truly experiencing them. While Instagram changed photography, it’s now changing restaurants. One restaurant in New York is taking into account how it will look in social media pictures. Social media is an important aspect for all businesses to consider, but the Milk & Cream bar is taking it to a whole new level. 

 

01:22

This font is difficult to read, but your memory will get better!

This font is difficult to read, but your memory wi

Have you ever had this happen to you? You’re reading a paragraph, maybe studying for an upcoming test or need to review notes for a meeting tomorrow. Suddenly the words blur together and your brain seems to go on autopilot. You’re reading, but not really comprehending the words. It can be difficult to remember everything you read, but a few people at RMIT University in Melbourne wanted to change that. They've created a new font that’s difficult to read, but it actually increases information retention. Want to see if it works? 

 

02:10

Cheese-topped tea is the new trend in China

Cheese-topped tea is the new trend in China

It’s exactly what you’d expect: Chinese tea topped with cheese. While Asian countries have been on the cusp of the most innovative beverages, cheese tea takes it to a whole new level. Can you imagine what cheese and tea would taste like together? 

 

14:57

Why are Americans’ medical bills so expensive?

Why are Americans’ medical bills so expensiv

If you’ve had a procedure done or maybe went in for a checkup, you might have noticed the ridiculous cost of going to the doctor. Without insurance, many Americans simply wouldn’t be able to pay for hospital bills. But why are the prices so high? 

 

12:12

These grilled cheese gadgets will blow your mind

These grilled cheese gadgets will blow your mind

Have you ever wanted to make a grilled cheese and it didn’t turn out the way you want? Maybe you wish it were easier to see if the cheese was melting, or to get that perfectly browned crust. With these five awesome grilled cheese gadgets, you can leave the hard work behind and get the tasty snack you’ve been wanting. 

 

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 modern 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 films of dystopian futures always seem like just that: potential futures. 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 *take inspiration from* 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 its revolutionizing realistic animated water or perfectly rendering the small details on clothing, 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 definitely not 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?