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06:31

Therapists down on the farm

Therapists down on the farm

While some pets provide only companionship, others provide much more for their owners. There are even service animals that can provide specific tasks to help their owners live a happy and healthy life. For those with serious mental illnesses, animals can provide an avenue of treatment. Some of those animals are taking their business to the farm. 

 

02:23

Mamma mia, Italy gets its first Starbucks!

Mamma mia, Italy gets its first Starbucks!

You're probably used to seeing a Starbucks every day on your drive to work. Maybe you’re one of those people who can’t live without their morning cup of joe. Or maybe you’ve had enough of your name being misspelled. Either way, it's hard not to know that Starbucks is in America. But for Italians, Starbucks is very new. In fact, the first one in Italy has only recently opened! How are they reacting to it? 

 

02:37

Terrifying Southwest Airlines landing

Terrifying Southwest Airlines landing

Do you have a fear of flying? While it’s one of the safest ways of travel, weather conditions can have devastating effects on flights, even grounding them. But for one Southwest pilot, wet conditions weren’t going to stop him from landing the plane. 

 

02:16

3,600 take to the water in Hong Kong

3,600 take to the water in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, there’s an annual cross-harbor swimming race that runs from Tsim Sha Tsui public ferry pier to Golden Bauhinia Square pier in Wan Chai, over half a mile. While you may not want to usually take a dip in the water, 3,600 dive in to participate in the iconic event for a second time. Would you want to participate? 

 

01:49

Family’s new kitten is not what it seems

Family’s new kitten is not what it seems

Many family pets, especially cats, have been strays picked up off the street. For one family, however, their stray kitten was not your average domestic cat. While domestic cats make the usual meows and purring noises, bobcats sound very different. Want to hear what a baby bobcat sounds like?   

 

04:04

Automatic voter registration in America

Automatic voter registration in America

Let’s face it: Voter turnout in America is pretty dismal. Every election, there’s really one campaign going: vote. Doesn’t matter who it is, but it matters that you vote for someone. Why is the turnout so low? What are some possible solutions? 

 

04:01

How to mountain bike with your dog

How to mountain bike with your dog

Balu the dog loves the outdoors. If you love doing outdoor activities with your dog, one of the coolest things is exercising with them. But have you ever seen a person mountain biking with their dog? The result is pretty awesome to watch. 

 

03:31

The idyllic process of cleaning pots and pans

The idyllic process of cleaning pots and pans

In Japan, it’s tradition to thoroughly clean the house every year. One popular YouTube cook decided to take this opportunity to clean some of his pots and pans. No matter how good or bad of a cook you are, this method works with even the dirtiest of pans. 

 

25:44

What’s the difference between cheap and expensive beer?

What’s the difference between cheap and expe

While you may have a favorite beer, or even flat-out refuse to drink some types, do you think you could tell the difference in a blind taste test? Beer expert Garrett Oliver tries to guess which beer is more expensive. He tastes Pilsner, IPA, lager and some other beers. 

 

05:01

Why do Cuban cab drivers make more than doctors?

Why do Cuban cab drivers make more than doctors?

You may be surprised to find out that in Cuba, cab drivers are the One Percent. In Cuba, the economy works as a central planning model. That means that prices, inventories and even salaries are set by the government. Due to this model, taxi drivers can make a higher salary than physicians, but what’s the motive behind that? 

 

04:30

Why are women’s pockets so bad?

Why are women’s pockets so bad?

Men’s clothing is usually filled to the brim with pockets. Even on jeans, there are deep pockets for wallets and other items you may be carrying around. But if you’ve ever seen or worn women’s pants, you’ll know the struggle of small pockets. Some pant pockets aren’t even real! But why do women’s pockets suck?

 

29:06

What’s the difference between Swiss and Japanese watches?

What’s the difference between Swiss and Japa

Have you ever wondered who makes the best watches? Are you on the team of Swiss-made watches? Or maybe you fancy the Japanese-crafted watches. If you ever want to see the difference between Swiss and Japanese movement, you’ll want to check out this video hosted by professional watchmaker Ryan Jewell. 

 

06:09

How did the Ouija board become famous?

How did the Ouija board become famous?

You know something’s going to go down when the teenagers pull out a Ouija board. It’s even got its own movie title. Ouija boards are traditionally used to connect with the dead, right? Their true origin might surprise you. Want to learn about what Ouija means from a cultural and historical perspective? 

 

05:01

How did the Victorian mansion become a horror icon?

How did the Victorian mansion become a horror icon

Quick, think of a classic horror movie. Where is it located? Does it happen in a well-lit, modern home? Probably not. You may have been thinking of a rickety old mansion, filled with ghosts and ghouls, with long dark hallways and winding staircases. The model for a haunted house is the Victorian mansion. While it was once a symbol of affluence and taste during the Gilded Age, it has since fallen into disrepair in media. Want to find out why? 

 

08:36

How Pablo Escobar created a hippo problem in Colombia

How Pablo Escobar created a hippo problem in Colom

When you think Colombia, you may not immediately think about either hippos or Pablo Escobar. While famous for his massive drug empire, Escobar also had a number of other hobbies and interests. One of his projects was a personal zoo in Colombia during the 1980s. When he smuggled four hippos over the border, what could go wrong? 

 

02:03

What I streamed and really liked: “The Christmas Chronicles

What I streamed and really liked: “The Chris

Kim's streaming pick for this week is The Christmas Chronicles showing exclusively on 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 and his loyal elves to save the holiday before it's too late.

 

03:02

Inside the training of a samurai

Inside the training of a samurai

The samurai ritual has been passed on for generations in the Ogasawara family. For the past 850 years, this style of combat involving archery on horseback is difficult to master, and often takes a lifetime of practice to hone. Kiyomoto Ogasawara is the 32nd generation of the Ogasawara clan to share his knowledge of the craft, even with a demanding daily career in medicine. Want to see what he teaches?

 

03:02

Why do we even have the Wingdings font?

Why do we even have the Wingdings font?

The Wingdings font is a staple in every Word document. If you haven’t seen it or used it, you’re missing out. All the cool symbols and weird boxes make for a bad font for writing, but that was never its purpose in the first place. Why was the Wingdings font made, and what was it used for?

 

04:15

Build a life-sized, remote-controlled Corvette

Build a life-sized, remote-controlled Corvette

Why buy a Corvette from a dealership when you can build one yourself? That’s just what tech whiz Bjorn Harms did. With a passion for remote-controlled cars, he shares his experience in installing control systems into many different vehicles. Would you want a life-size remote controlled car? 

 

09:33

Crazy gadgets for your pet

Crazy gadgets for your pet

We love our pets. They are cute and cuddly and can provide much-needed companionship. But not everyone likes cleaning up after their pet. If you’re someone who isn’t a fan of picking up dog poop, then you may like these inventions. But to others, they may seem a little crazy. 

 

02:21

This ham recipe is to die for

This ham recipe is to die for

If you’re a fan of Christmas ham, or are just tired of plain old slice deli ham, this recipe is a must-try. It will leave your mouth watering, and maybe even get you in the car to go buy some ham to cook. Try this for Christmas dinner, at your next family gathering, or maybe for a special event! Your guests will thank you. 

 

02:59

Songs and pictures of Christmas

Songs and pictures of Christmas

Christmas is nothing without great music, and here's some great music, accompanied by beautiful scenes. Relive three hours of Christmases past as you make new memories this Christmas Day. 

 

07:02

How ninjas went mainstream

How ninjas went mainstream

Quick, think of the last time you read the word "ninja," or saw one in a movie. Maybe you dressed up as one as a child? Or your kids want to be ninjas when they grow up. How did ninjas become so popular? They whole point of a ninja is to be stealthy, right? 

 

11:38

Would you eat transparent potato chips?

Would you eat transparent potato chips?

Apparently one of the newest trends in food videos is making transparent potato chips. Yes, that’s right. You can see through them and eat them! How are they made? 

 

02:29

Chinese lanterns light up the sky

Chinese lanterns light up the sky

If you visit Nanjing, China, during the Chinese New Year, you won’t want to miss the Qinhuai lanterns. Every year, these bamboo lanterns are lit and decorate the sky in beautiful colors. They are part of a tradition that has been passed down for thousands of years. While you may not have a chance to go to China you’ll still be able to see these amazing lanterns in this video! 

 

06:37

What’s wrong with rebuilding beaches?

What’s wrong with rebuilding beaches?

All along America’s coastline, beaches are eroding. Approximately 80-90% of them are shrinking, resulting in coastal hazards that can threaten or destroy homes and businesses. In order to combat this natural erosion, a process called beach nourishment is underway, where coastal engineers add new sand to an eroding beach. While this may seem like a smart short-term solution, long-term problems are still an issue. 

 

55:58

The real world of Lewis Carroll

The real world of Lewis Carroll

Are you a fan of Alice in Wonderland? Maybe you’ve read the book and want to learn more about this fantastic land? Lewis Carroll had an amazing imagination, and Alice in Wonderland is said to be the most quoted book in print, second only to the Bible. But did you know that its creator was a mild-mannered man from Oxford? His story is full of odds and ends and many interesting tales that you won’t want to miss. 

 

03:42

All you need to know about Christianity

All you need to know about Christianity

If you want to learn more about one of the most popular religions in the world, or think you know all about your religion, this video has everything you’d want to know about Christianity. Today there are about 2 billion followers of Christianity on Earth, but it wasn’t always that popular. Dive into the story of Jesus Christ and the origins of the Christian faith. 

 

08:20

Why is Jackson Pollock overrated?

Why is Jackson Pollock overrated?

Jackson Pollock paintings may look like splatters of paint on the ground, but they go for thousands of dollars to the right buyer. However, it wasn’t just the paint that made Jackson Pollock famous, but the people who believed in him. And while you may love the artist, you probably don’t know who made him famous.   

 

04:01

The original Christmas letter

The original Christmas letter

Take a look at the original, classic Christmas letter written by an 8-year-old girl. The letter written to the editor of the New Yorker asks, “Is there a Santa Claus?” Follow the story behind it and the wonderfully written reply starting it all, back in 1897. 

 

03:55

How can you improve your memory right now?

How can you improve your memory right now?

Whether you have a great memory or you may be in need of a dusting up in that old cranium, finding ways to improve your brain and how it functions is a necessity in keeping up with these fast-paced times. Why not take a breather and watch this video to find out how you can improve your memory right now? 

 

03:31

Which really came first, the chicken or the egg?

Which really came first, the chicken or the egg?

It’s a question as old as time, and probably one of the first riddles that made you think. How can there be chickens without eggs, and how can an egg exist without a chicken? Find the answer to a question that has baffled humans since the Ancient Greeks.

 

02:53

These Earth facts are out of this world

These Earth facts are out of this world

You’ve lived on this planet your whole life, and while you may have not have traveled to every corner of its vast expanse, you probably know a few things about it. However, there’s probably a few things you don’t know. Find out even more cool things about our planet. 

 

05:09

If the sun disappeared for one month, what would happen?

If the sun disappeared for one month, what would h

Can you imagine life without sunlight? Aside from there being total darkness (or will there be?), there are quite a few other impacts that a lack of sun would have on Earth. If the sun were to go out like a light right now, do you know what would happen? 

 

03:13

What would happen if you only ate potato chips?

What would happen if you only ate potato chips?

Eating a balanced diet is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But lots of people eat sweet and salty things, and their bodies are relatively fine. What would happen if you stopped eating everything else and only ate potato chips? Do you think you could still live a healthy lifestyle? What would be going on in your body? 

 

01:43

The hands of Mr. Kenzo

The hands of Mr. Kenzo

We use our hands all the time, and often they are paid no mind. But your hands are unique, unlike anyone else’s. They tell a story, with lines and shapes and colors, with talents and hobbies. What story do your hands tell? 

 

01:01

‘Home Alone’ is different with Google Assistant

‘Home Alone’ is different with Google

This new ad is a hilarious reimagining of the classic film "Home Alone," and Macaulay Culkin stars! What if Kevin had Google Assistant to help him? A lot of funny but no break-in, that's for sure. Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal! 

 

01:50

What I streamed and what I liked: “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

What I streamed and what I liked: “The Night

Andrew's streaming pick for this week is Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas." The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the "real world." When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life -- he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry. Watch it this weekend with the whole family!

 

06:30

Why do people see ghosts?

Why do people see ghosts?

Do you believe in ghosts? Apparently 48% of Americans believe in ghosts, and some claimed to have seen them. However, there is still no scientific evidence that ghosts exist, and many people think that seeing one is crazy. Why is there such a large divide about ghosts?

 

02:34

The five books that Bill Gates loved in 2018

The five books that Bill Gates loved in 2018

If you’re interested in a book list for 2019, or even a last-minute Christmas gift for someone you know, then check out Bill Gates’ favorite books of 2018! Read like a billionaire and make sure to put these on your Amazon wishlist! Is your favorite on the list?

 

16:35

Relaxing fire in 4K

Relaxing fire in 4K

Do you need some winter background noise? Maybe you are missing a fireplace, or it isn’t quite snowing yet. If you're looking for a relaxing fire to warm up chestnuts next to, then go no further than this video! It’s two hours of your favorite fire sounds, as well as some instrumental Christmas music. Great for parties and other social gatherings! Make sure to check it out in 4K! 

 

06:48

December tech gifts all under $100

December tech gifts all under $100

If you’re looking for a last-minute tech gift for your friends or family, then this is a must-watch. Check out five of the coolest tech gadgets you can get for under $100! See which ones should be on your wish list! 

 

11:48

How can you spot a fake work of art?

How can you spot a fake work of art?

In movies, you may have seen a counterfeiter try to create a fake piece of art to switch out for the original. They spend hours precisely re-creating all of the expert details, the aging and even the original paint. But at the end of the day, you may look at the two pieces of art and not be able to tell them apart. How do experts in forgery spot a fake? 

 

04:10

These flowers were exposed to fire, ice and ink

These flowers were exposed to fire, ice and ink

Want to watch a breathtaking and intricate visual of flowers interacting with fire, ice and ink? Watch as you’ve never seen flowers before in this mesmerizing time-lapse by National Geographic. Which one is your favorite? 

 

01:34

Can you hack a McDonald’s drive-thru?

Can you hack a McDonald’s drive-thru?

Kevin Mitnick has called himself "the world’s most famous hacker." If you remember in the 1990s, his feats put him on the headlines of a lot of newspapers when cybersecurity and hackers weren’t always the topic of the news. In this video, he tells you how he was able to hack a McDonald’s drive-thru, and the hilarity that ensued.

 

03:13

A random act of kindness gets a heartwarming result

A random act of kindness gets a heartwarming resul

A few months back, Scott from West Palm Beach, Florida, called in to the show to get information about how to get Microsoft Office set up in his classroom for his students. The school where Scott teaches had some outdated technology so Kim donated 3 Komando 2-in-1 laptops for his classroom to help out. This past week, Kim received a special video from some students at Inlet Grove High School, thanking her for the laptops and how much they have helped in the classroom.

 

06:25

The biggest horse race in the world

The biggest horse race in the world

Horse racing has been ingrained in the Tibetan and Mongolian culture for nearly a thousand years. It’s an ancient practice and it still rides strong today. This video follows a recent college graduate who has come back to the Mongolian steppes to make a living from horse racing. Want to see what it’s all about? 

 

04:02

Putting household items to the true test – with bears

Putting household items to the true test – w

Have you ever wondered how your household belongings would hold up if they were put to the ultimate test in nature? That’s right, if you wanted to know how your trash can really performs, the only thing to do is put it up against a 600-pound grizzly bear. Watch how these dedicated product testers get ready for work every day in Montana. How bear-resistant is your product?