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Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
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Explainers Episodes

From animals to man: the emergence of a new coronavirus

From animals to man: the emergence of a new coronavirus

Videographic on the new coronavirus. China locked down some 20 million people at the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak on Thursday, but the World Health Organization said the disease did not yet constitute a global health emergency.
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Betelgeuse being dimmer does not mean supernova likely

Betelgeuse being dimmer does not mean supernova likely

Astronomers from Villanova University recently published an article noting that Betelgeuse in the constellation Orion has been significantly dimmer in recent months, leading some to speculate it could go supernova.
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Taiwan signs US arms deal for advanced F-16 jets: Report

Taiwan signs US arms deal for advanced F-16 jets: Report

Taipei has signed a U.S. arms deal for 66 F-16V fighters while upgrading older models to F-16V standard earlier in December, Taiwan's state run Central News Agency reports on Saturday.
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Interest rates

Interest rates

Graphic explaining how interest rates work. With policy locked in easy-money mode, European Central Bank watchers will look Thursday for hints about its strategic review and an updated assessment of risks facing the eurozone economy.
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European Central Bank

European Central Bank

Updated videographic on the European Central Bank. With policy locked in easy-money mode, European Central Bank watchers will look Thursday for hints about its strategic review and an updated assessment of risks facing the eurozone economy.
AFP
Myanmar's Rohingya

Myanmar's Rohingya

Videographic on the Rohingya. The UN's top court ordered Myanmar on Thursday to take "all measures within its power" to prevent alleged genocide against Rohingya Muslims.
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The spark behind the electric car

The spark behind the electric car

Videographic showing how electric cars work. Tesla's market value hit $100 billion for the first time Wednesday, triggering a payout plan that could be worth billions for Elon Musk, founder and chief of the electric carmaker.
AFP
Hacking

Hacking

Videographic on hacking. Amazon chief Jeff Bezos's phone was likely infected by spyware hidden in a message from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, according to an analysis released Wednesday, prompting calls for an official investigation.
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Airbnb is Using AI to Predict Whether Guests Are Psychopaths

Airbnb is Using AI to Predict Whether Guests Are Psychopaths

How Airbnb is trying to protect its hosts?
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These Drone Shows Are Incredible and Environmentally Friendly

These Drone Shows Are Incredible and Environmentally Friendly

Can entertainment be both mind-blowing and eco-friendly?
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New coronavirus: airports on alert

New coronavirus: airports on alert

Short videographic on the coronavirus outbreak. A new virus that has killed many people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged people to steer clear of the city at the...
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U.S. Navy should seek minelaying capabilities for underwater drone program

U.S. Navy should seek minelaying capabilities for underwater drone program

A retired commander has proposed using the U.S. Navy's Boeing Orca underwater drone offensively in future conflicts.
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Satellite imagery spots expansion to missile launcher factory in North Korea: report

Satellite imagery spots expansion to missile launcher factory in North Korea: report

NBC News reports that civilian satellite imagery by Planet Labs has revealed an expansion to the March 16 factory in North Korea's Pyongsong.
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Twin skyscraper designs unveiled for Brooklyn waterfront

Twin skyscraper designs unveiled for Brooklyn waterfront

Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group and New York-based landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations have unveiled plans for a mixed-use development on the waterfront in Brooklyn, New York.
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Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

Videographic on climate change. US President Donald Trump took aim on Tuesday at the "perennial prophets of doom" on the environment, telling the annual Davos forum that warnings of climate crisis were "foolish".
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Meteorites

Meteorites

Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies. To accompany a story on the world's oldest intact meteorite crater moving on Tuesday.
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The physics behind a moving rugby ball

The physics behind a moving rugby ball

Videographic examining the unique movement of a rugby ball through the air. Teams are preparing for the prestigious rugby union Six Nations tournament starting on Saturday February 1.
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Hardcore Drugs For Kids? These Popular Products All Had Them

Hardcore Drugs For Kids? These Popular Products All Had Them

Doc knows the best way to treat a sick toddler is get them buzzed on illegal narcotics, or so said the medical thinking of the early 1900s.
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Is Your Job Deadly Enough to Make This List?

Is Your Job Deadly Enough to Make This List?

Are you bored silly at work? Be thankful you're not on the other end of the employment spectrum, where dying on the job is always a possibility.
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This Miracle Drug Will Burn Fat and Exercise for You

This Miracle Drug Will Burn Fat and Exercise for You

If your daily workout consists of walking from the couch to the refrigerator, scientists might have a new exercise option for you.
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How Much Weight You Gained During The Holidays

How Much Weight You Gained During The Holidays

How healthy were you during the holidays?
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Global arms trade

Global arms trade

Videographic on the arms trade. First 2020 session of the Conference on Disarmament.
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Plastics: beauty and the beast

Plastics: beauty and the beast

Videographic illustrating plastics production and pollution. China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.
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Single use plastics

Single use plastics

Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.
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SpaceX's Crew Dragon

SpaceX's Crew Dragon

Short videographic on the SpaceX project. SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch, the last major test before it plans to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
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Conquistador anchors discovered off Mexico Gulf Coast

Conquistador anchors discovered off Mexico Gulf Coast

Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History have announced that two 500-year-old iron ship anchors have been discovered on Mexico's Gulf Coast.
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NASA's Mars 2020 rover successfully completes its first test drive

NASA's Mars 2020 rover successfully completes its first test drive

As part of NASA's preparation for next year's Mars mission, the Mars 2020 rover took its first driving test at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California on December 17.
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President Trump impeached, set to face trial in Senate

President Trump impeached, set to face trial in Senate

Donald Trump has now been officially impeached, making him the third U.S. president after Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton to face removal from office.
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Volcanic climate change pre-asteroid impact may have contributed to dinosaur extinction

Volcanic climate change pre-asteroid impact may have contributed to dinosaur extinction

A new study published in Nature Communications has found evidence that another event may have contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs.
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Easter Island's Moai statues may have fertilized ancient inhabitant's crops

Easter Island's Moai statues may have fertilized ancient inhabitant's crops

Easter Island's Moai[b] stone monoliths might have been created out of the belief they would make crops more fertile, according to new research by the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Sloped toilets proposed to reduce long bathroom breaks

Sloped toilets proposed to reduce long bathroom breaks

British company StandardToilet has unveiled a new design in which the toilet is tilted downwards at a 13 degree angle in a bid to reduce the amount of time spent in the bathroom.
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The British Royal Family

The British Royal Family

Videographic presenting the British royal family.
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The Animals Getting Harmed By Australia Bushfires

The Animals Getting Harmed By Australia Bushfires

Australia is suffering one of its worst bushfire seasons in history
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See If You Can Read These Cats' Facial Expressions!

See If You Can Read These Cats' Facial Expressions!

Try your skills in our first quiz video!
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Tennis - how surfaces affect play

Tennis - how surfaces affect play

Videographic on the different tennis court surfaces and how they affect play. World number one Rafael Nadal will take on Bolivian Hugo Dellien in the Australian Open first round next week while Serena Williams faces Anastasia Potapova in her quest...
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NASA selects asteroid target site for spacecraft to sample

NASA selects asteroid target site for spacecraft to sample

NASA has selected a target site for the spacecraft OSIRIS[c]-REx[d] to gather samples on the asteroid Bennu, according to the mission's principal investigator Dante Lauretta.
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How Facebook shows consumers ads based on their offline shopping habits

How Facebook shows consumers ads based on their offline shopping habits

Facebook is able to gather data about user shopping habits, both online and offline, in order to serve targeted ads on its platform, according to a new report by Business Insider.
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More brain-power for sight needed than previously thought

More brain-power for sight needed than previously thought

Researchers say that the visual world humans perceive is produced by parts of the brain lying outside of the visual cortex, according to a new study published in Current Biology.
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Ocean contains a million times more microplastic particles than previously thought

Ocean contains a million times more microplastic particles than previously thought

A new study from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego suggests that the ocean could potentially contain a million times more microplastic particles than previously thought.
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NASA reveals plans for antennas on far side of moon

NASA reveals plans for antennas on far side of moon

Space researchers have proposed building a network of radio antennas on the far side of the moon, according to a NASA funded report.
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Taal volcano in the Philippines

Taal volcano in the Philippines

Videographic on Taal volcano. The volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned Tuesday, leaving tens of thousands in limbo after they fled their homes fearing a massive eruption.
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Impeachment

Impeachment

Videographic on impeachment. The House of Representatives is expected to transmit articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate Wednesday, setting the stage for a trial next week that will decide whether the 45th US president is force...
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Air pollution

Air pollution

Videographic on air pollution. Bushfire smoke disrupted the Australian Open build-up Wednesday for a second straight day to deepen concerns about the fate of the year's first tennis Grand Slam
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'Impossibly big' black hole not as big as previously calculated

'Impossibly big' black hole not as big as previously calculated

Two new studies have called into question the size of the "impossibly big" black hole named LB-1, according to papers published independently to the arXiv database.
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Stressed out plants emit sounds

Stressed out plants emit sounds

New research from Tel Aviv University has found that plants make noise when stressed.For the study, scientists focused on tomato and tobacco plants. They placed plants into three groups.
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