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04:58

These headphones are made out of fungus?

These headphones are made out of fungus?

Developing environmentally friendly materials is an engineering challenge for the ages. Our current plastics have trouble decaying over time, and can lead to a massive build up of pollution. That’s why scientists are turning to unorthodox substances to bring consumer products to life. This time, though, their solution is far more strange. Would you buy living headphones?

 

01:26

How to bake a cookie with a mug and a microwave

How to bake a cookie with a mug and a microwave

Looking for a sweet treat that’s easy to make? This classic chocolate chip cookie is baked into a mug using a simple, microwaveable recipe. And best of all, it’s egg free for our readers with allergies! Want to try a bite?

 

08:15

12 of the world’s engineering marvels

12 of the world’s engineering marvels

From sky-high towers to man-made islands, the engineering of today isn’t just a science — it’s an art. See some of the world’s most complex and challenging engineering feats of all time in this epic compilation.

 

10:23

14 unbelievable high-tech doors

14 unbelievable high-tech doors

Technology doesn’t exist in a vacuum, and when it advances, the benefits spread to nearly every field of design and engineering. See how the world’s top engineers have reinvented one of the most common household features, a door, in a variety of stunning ways.

 

03:37

Hacked! What to do with an extortion email

Hacked! What to do with an extortion email

Roger from Utah called in to The Kim Komando Show concerned after receiving an email from a hacker trying to extort money. The hacker threatened to share sensitive information about Roger to his friends unless he sends the hacker $7,000. With all the data breaches out there, it's easy for hackers to get passwords and other info on the Dark Web. Kim gives Roger valuable tips on how to combat this type of scam.

 

02:41

Change this one setting to get faster internet speeds

Change this one setting to get faster internet spe

Have you ever been frustrated by slow internet speeds? There are many things that could be causing delays in your connection speed. No one likes waiting for web pages to load or videos to play. But if you haven't changed this setting on your computer, you're probably not getting the speeds you deserve.

 

01:48

Clever ways to free up space on your smartphone

Clever ways to free up space on your smartphone

Have you ever gotten that alert that says your phone is too full and you need to delete items to open up space? It can seem annoying and hard to choose what to delete. Do you delete photos, apps, contacts? There is a right and a wrong way to go about doing this. I can show you what to delete first and what to save or move somewhere else, and it's actually pretty simple.

 

03:56

Cakes are disguised as everyday objects

Cakes are disguised as everyday objects

Baking shows are now a hit part of the reality TV pantheon, and if you’ve ever tuned into shows like Ace of Cakes and Cupcake Wars, you’ll know just how crazy these delicious inventions can be. Now, watch as these master cake makers create treats disguised as ordinary objects.

 

02:52

These rare ‘Yooperlite’ rocks glow like molten lava

These rare ‘Yooperlite’ rocks glow lik

There’s an incredible diversity of rocks and minerals on this planet, but few are as strange as this recent discovery from the shores of Lake Michigan — where troves of glowing rocks were found by amateur geologists. Watch as they glow with an unearthly light thanks to the natural fluorescence of the sodalite within.

 

12:32

The rise and fall of the American fallout shelter

The rise and fall of the American fallout shelter

Do any of our readers remember ducking and hiding under their desks during school? Maybe a cartoon turtle told you this would keep you safe from nuclear weapons, but the truth is, the safest place during a nuclear war would be a classic fallout shelter. While these public facilities used to be everywhere, nobody hears much about them anymore. Ever wonder why?

 

05:48

This creature’s silk is stronger than steel

This creature’s silk is stronger than steel

There's a reason Spider-Man is a superhero; the creatures that served as inspiration produce a super material. The silk they make is unique in how strong and stretchy it is and has intrigued scientists for years. Replicating it could have huge implications for the products we will use in the future.

 

01:39

How to use your iPhone’s secret features

How to use your iPhone’s secret features

If you own an iPhone, you already know it can do a lot, but you can take it to the next level with secret features that only the pros know. In this Komando DIY, we'll show you how to get the most out of your iPhone with these hidden tricks

 

02:27

A squeaky oven goes viral in hilarious video

A squeaky oven goes viral in hilarious video

People across the web are flocking to the newest, craziest social media platform on the block — TikTok. Like Vine before it, TikTok encourages users to make short videos. Many of them are even set to music, but footage of a squeaky oven seemed to provide some music of its own. It sounds just like Usher’s hit song “Yeah,” and now the whole internet is laughing along too.

 

05:22

Steve Wozniak debunks one of Apple’s biggest myths

Steve Wozniak debunks one of Apple’s biggest

Name a world-famous company founded by two guys named “Steve.” If you guessed Apple, you’re right — but that’s not the only intriguing thing surrounding the company’s origins. There are a massive number of myths swirling around the web about Apple, and now, it’s up to founder Steve Wozniak to set the record straight.

 

02:43

The best way to sear a steak (Hint: we use a secret ingredient)

The best way to sear a steak (Hint: we use a secre

Few food items generate as much controversy as steaks, and it’s mostly because nobody can agree on the best way to cook them. Some people like them grilled so deeply you can taste the flame, while others prefer them so juicy that they bleed. Here’s what America’s Test Kitchen thinks is the best way to sear a steak (and they bring in a secret ingredient to make it taste perfect).

 

04:11

Inside the factory where robotic dinosaurs come to life

Inside the factory where robotic dinosaurs come to

Do you know what “animatronics” are? If you’ve visited Disneyland at any point, you've already met a few. They’re the robotic creations that populate theme parks and museums, and often take the form of animals, people and even ancient beasts like dinosaurs. Now, get the inside story on the place where these creatures are brought to life.

 

06:41

Carbon nanotubes built this bizarre ultrablack material

Carbon nanotubes built this bizarre ultrablack mat

Is there anything darker than the blackness of outer space? Outside of a literal black hole, probably not, but this strange material called Vantablack might be the closest thing yet. It’s made of small carbon tubes that absorb all nearby light, making this goopy substance absolutely creepy to behold. Dare to look?

 

02:44

The world’s oldest pharmacy

The world’s oldest pharmacy

Old buildings have a lot of power to them. Sometimes, it’s because an historical event took place inside. Other times, it’s because it’s one of the first or oldest buildings of its kind. This Italian pharmacy is one of the latter, and for good reason: It dates back to the middle ages!

 

01:22

Are emojis ruining our communication skills?

Are emojis ruining our communication skills?

Some language experts say relying on emojis is ruining our ability to communicate properly. Are our grammar and spelling skills suffering thanks to those little icons? Get Kim's take on why using symbols to chat might not be such a bad thing.

 

42:39

Kim’s favorite gadgets, spotting hidden cameras, inspiring guests

Kim’s favorite gadgets, spotting hidden came

In the latest episode of “The Kim Komando Show,” which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, August 17: We’re taking a look back at some of Kim’s favorite gadgets, tech and interviews. And you’ll meet some of the most amazing and inspirational guests who shared their stories with us about how tech makes a difference in their lives. Plus, learn how to spot the most common places for hidden cameras.

 

01:02

Don’t have a green thumb? This smart planter can help

Don’t have a green thumb? This smart planter

A number of us bring home plants to decorate our home with beautiful sights and smells, but rarely do we wonder what they’re thinking (or if they even can think). Well, plants don’t have brains, but this adorable “smart planter” can give your favorite flower a bit more personality. Plus, you’ll even know when it needs some water.

 

17:42

Why Route 66 became America’s most famous road

Why Route 66 became America’s most famous road

It’s been called “the mother road” and for many travelers over the years, it was. Route 66 is one of the nation’s oldest and most popular cross-country road trips. Even today the stops along the way are like nothing else on Earth. See why motorists just can’t stop getting their kicks on Route 66.

 

02:42

Japan’s 9-year-old drumming prodigy never misses a beat

Japan’s 9-year-old drumming prodigy never misses

There’s a reason you’re hearing fewer studio instruments in pop music today: Learning an instrument is insanely difficult. Yet in spite of falling trends, this young lady from Japan is giving the pros a run for their money with her insane drumming skills. You have to see it to believe it.

 

11:01

Don’t buy a Costco membership until you watch this

Don’t buy a Costco membership until you watc

The Costco Card is your key to the kingdom and the only way into Costco’s hall of bargains in the first place. But despite common knowledge, there are actually ways to shop and enjoy Costco without even signing up for a card. Here’s a breakdown of this secret Costco knowledge.

 

02:11

How to disable Cortana on your Windows PC

How to disable Cortana on your Windows PC

Think the smart assistant on your Windows PC is more trouble than it's worth? We'll show you how to disable Cortana for good and stop those annoying notifications in just a couple simple steps. We'll also show you how to review your privacy options, so you can see what info Cortana and other Windows 10 features are saving.

 

07:06

Technology helps boy adjust to diabetes diagnosis

Technology helps boy adjust to diabetes diagnosis

Last year, 9-year-old Marcus Schmidt's life changed when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Managing his condition is tough, mom Alysha says, but is made much easier thanks to a wearable glucose monitoring system. Marcus' family and teachers can keep an eye on his blood sugar no matter where he is, no needles or blood tests required. Kim talks with the Schmidts about Marcus' diagnosis, how their lives have changed and how technology helps relieve some of the stress of their new normal.

 

03:10

Nutella, the spread that made hazelnuts famous

Nutella, the spread that made hazelnuts famous

Nothing satisfies a sweet tooth craving like Nutella. Its tastiness, gooey consistency and spreadability make it the perfect topping for any kind of snack. But where did Nutella first get its start? The story is totally nuts (literally).

 

10:23

19 surprising things pilots can do onboard

19 surprising things pilots can do onboard

You’d think that pilots in an aircraft would need to pay more attention to what they’re doing than drivers on the road, but surprisingly, planes handle quite a few functions automatically. See what kind of antics pilots are up to in this illuminating video.

 

03:15

Guide to cutting the cord — 5 things you need to do

Guide to cutting the cord — 5 things you nee

Nobody likes paying for cable these days. And with so many excellent streaming solutions out there, why would you? Between Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Roku devices, users have a selection of premium gadgets and streaming services to choose from -- each with more choices and original content than any basic cable subscription could come up with. If you're interested in taking the plunge and cutting the cord once and for all, we've built a guide for you to show you how.

 

00:00

Earth’s magnetic North Pole is shifting south… so what now?

Earth’s magnetic North Pole is shifting south…

There exists a popular apocalyptic theory that the world will end once the planet’s magnetic poles “reverse themselves.” As sci-fi as it may sound, however, the concept is true. It’s just not the harbinger of the end-times that people think it is. Here are the facts on a mysterious process happening deep within the Earth.

 

03:33

Why do men get beer bellies?

Why do men get beer bellies?

Having trouble shaking the gut? You’re not alone, and neither are millions of other men across the planet. For some reason, men tend to gain weight in their midsection — but believe it or not, there’s a scientific explanation for why.

 

05:25

What happens to the stuff you return to stores?

What happens to the stuff you return to stores?

As a society of consumers, we tend not to think about what happens to the things we throw away or return to the store. Well, believe it or not, there’s actually a number of special processes to get unwanted goods to their proper destination, and where it all ends up might surprise you.

 

20:20

How Amazon delivers on one-day shipping

How Amazon delivers on one-day shipping

It’s absolutely insane how far shipping has advanced in the past five years. While Amazon Prime was already the stuff of logistical legends, the company’s One-Day Shipping is changing the game yet again. Now, you can see how Amazon makes magic happen for customers across America.

 

05:52

Why Apple products use 30-year-old software

Why Apple products use 30-year-old software

Remember NeXT? You probably don’t, but if you use a Mac, you are certainly feeling the effects of this defunct software company. Founded by Steve Jobs after his ouster from Apple in the '90s, the company’s NeXTSTEP operating system still helps power Mac OS today! Now, get the whole story about this mysterious, short-lived computer company.

 

01:13

Whirlpool collects rain and fills a canal inside a mall

Whirlpool collects rain and fills a canal inside a

Sculptures in public spaces don’t only have to be a treat for the eyes. Sometimes, they can serve a valuable function like this art piece in Singapore. Placed in a mall, the sculpture collects rainwater and fills the canals that traverse its many walkways. Its breathtaking to behold.

 

02:46

Parents! Use my free tech safety contract to keep kids safe online

Parents! Use my free tech safety contract to keep

Today's children grow up with technology, and kids are always connected. A digital life comes with dangers -- from scammers to child predators. That's why Kim created this technology contract that acts as an agreement between you and your children, so you'll always be in the know about their online activities to keep them safe. Download the contract at komando.com/contract

 

04:17

Tomorrow’s Tech Today: Smart sheets, AI furniture, flying motorcycles, high-tech planters

Tomorrow’s Tech Today: Smart sheets, AI furn

In "Tomorrow's Tech Today," Kim shows you new upcoming and future technology you don't want to miss. The future is here, and smart homes are even cooler than what we saw on "The Jetsons." Check out smart sheets, AI furniture and a state-of-the-art coffee table. These high-tech planters are perfect if your green thumb isn't so green. And forget flying cars. You're going to want this flying motorcycle.

 

10:13

Disney and Apple take on Netflix in the Streaming Wars

Disney and Apple take on Netflix in the Streaming

These days there are so many different choices for streaming and entertainment that it can be hard to tell them apart. Now, two massive names are entering the fray — each with a realm of content all their own. Are more streaming options better for American consumers? Or will we all just end up paying the same as we did for cable packages in the end?

 

10:24

This is what the early days of digital were like

This is what the early days of digital were like

Here's some food for thought: Before the mid-1990s, most homes didn't have internet. Video games were mostly single-player, software came on physical "discs," and hand-drawn animation was still the norm. But 20-some-odd years is a good deal of time for things to change, and once you watch this video, you won't believe just how different life is today.

 

36:12

Online reputation: What to do when someone tries to destroy yours

Online reputation: What to do when someone tries t

What if a complete stranger or, even worse, someone you trust decides to ruin your life? How easy would it be for them to destroy your career, credibility and social life? In this episode, Kim looks at the maliciousness of destroying someone online. Kim talks to a former cyberbully as well as Shannon Wilkinson, Founder and CEO of Reputation Communications, to find solutions for this problem.

 

02:42

Essential laptop maintenance tips & tricks

Essential laptop maintenance tips & tricks

If you want your laptop to work well for years to come, you've got to treat it right. In this Komando DIY, we'll show you everything you need to do each month to keep your computer running smoothly. Learn an easy trick to clean up old files, a simple way to tidy your desktop, the best tools to care for the outside of your computer and more.

 

03:01

Bobcat cubs steal mom’s food

Bobcat cubs steal mom’s food

When you have kids, you have to teach them how the world works. That's just what this mother bobcat is doing for her cubs, and now that they've learned how to take food for themselves, they're starting to get greedy. Too cute!

 

42:58

Ring doorbell app saves family, Amazon pays you to buy a house, tech for pets | The Kim Komando Show

Ring doorbell app saves family, Amazon pays you to

In this episode, which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, August 10: You can buy just about anything on Amazon and now they want to help sell you a new house — with some real incentives. Plus, if you’ve ever wanted your very own flying motorcycle, now’s the time. A warning, though, you’ll probably pay less for a house. Kim talks to a couple who say their Ring doorbell saved their lives. And in Kim's Digital Life Hack, learn about 10 great tech gadgets perfect for your pets.

 

06:35

Dad and kids print a life-size 3D Lamborghini

Dad and kids print a life-size 3D Lamborghini

Laser physicist Sterling Backus wanted a fun way to teach his kids about science. Printing a Lamborghini Aventador fit the bill! The Colorado family is creating a supercar, piece by piece, as a STEAM project. Sterling and Kim discuss exactly how they're building the car and everything his kids are learning along the way.

 

01:31

Negative reviews could get you sued

Negative reviews could get you sued

Learn how the things you say in online reviews can catch up to you later on in this segment from The Kim Komando Show. Kim goes over SLAPP lawsuits, which some say are stifling free speech by targeting online reviewers!