Explainers Shows

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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Bloomberg
Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas

Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas

Hosted by David Westin, Jonathan Ferro and Alix Steel, Bloomberg's morning program brings viewers the latest in business and finance, providing unique, global insights into where industry and markets are headed.
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Bloomberg
Bloomberg Surveillance

Bloomberg Surveillance

Tom Keene in New York and Francine Lacqua in London prepare you for the day ahead with insights on the state of the markets and the world.
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Bloomberg

Explainers Episodes

Dark matter may have punched holes in the Milky Way

Dark matter may have punched holes in the Milky Way

New evidence suggests something strange is punching holes in the Milky Way, but scientists aren't sure what it is.
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New study detects Alzheimer's up to 30 years before symptoms appear

New study detects Alzheimer's up to 30 years before symptoms appear

Researchers have identified a range of biomarkers that could determine if an individual develops Alzheimer's disease years in advance, according to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.
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Climate change causes trees to grow faster in China, study finds

Climate change causes trees to grow faster in China, study finds

Larch trees in northeastern China were found to have grown faster in the past 40 years as a result of climate change, according to a study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.
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Jeff Bezos unveils space colony vision

Jeff Bezos unveils space colony vision

According to a press conference, Jeff Bezos envisions human colonies in outer space capable of holding up to 1 trillion people in rotating cylinders called O'Neill Cylinders.
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Bering Sea ice receding alarmingly: Report

Bering Sea ice receding alarmingly: Report

The Bering Sea's ice is vanishing, endangering surrounding indigenous communities, sealife and fisheries. However, scientists cannot pinpoint what is causing the ice to recede.
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Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars --also known are hydrogen cars -- emit nothing but water vapour from the tailpipe.
AFP
Facial recognition: what's in a face?

Facial recognition: what's in a face?

Videographic on facial recognition. Videographic on facial recognition. Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer. Rights groups have raised concerns because of its relian...
AFP
Oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman

Oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman

Videographic locating the Gulf of Oman. Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stricken crew members.
AFP
Key moments in the conquest of space

Key moments in the conquest of space

Videographic looking back on fifty years of space travel. To accompany a dossier marking the moment when Neil Armstrong made his legendary "giant leap for mankind" 50 years ago moving overnight on Thursday.
AFP
Ebola virus

Ebola virus

Videographic on Ebola. A grandmother in Uganda has died from the virus, health officials said on Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the border.
AFP
Oil production in the Gulf

Oil production in the Gulf

Videographic locating the Gulf region and showing oil production. The crews of two oil tankers were evacuated off the coast of Iran on Thursday after they were reportedly attacked and caught fire in the Gulf of Oman, sending world oil prices soaring.
AFP
Japan will start testing the world's fastest bullet train

Japan will start testing the world's fastest bullet train

Japan will begin testing the world's fastest Shinkansen bullet-train which is capable of reaching speeds of up to 400 kilometers per hour.
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China to fund Sri Lankan mega project

China to fund Sri Lankan mega project

Beijing is providing a US$1.4 billion loan to Sri Lanka for their Port City Colombo project, The South China Morning Post reports.This project aims to develop a metropolis from land reclaimed from the sea.
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Chinese surgeons use brain implants to treat drug addiction

Chinese surgeons use brain implants to treat drug addiction

Chinese surgeons are using deep brain stimulation or DBS to treat methamphetamine addiction in its first ever clinical trial, according to the Associated Press.The technique involves a device being surgically implanted onto the brain.
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Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes

Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes

Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions.
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The Ebola virus

The Ebola virus

Short videographic on Ebola. A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Wednesday, in the first spread of a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
AFP
The Moon

The Moon

Videographic presentation of the moon. India on Wednesday unveiled a spacecraft which is expected to take off for the moon next month, making the country only the fourth to achieve the feat.
AFP
Drought

Drought

Videographic on droughts and their effect. Almost half of India -- an area home to more than 500 million people -- is facing drought-like conditions because of deficient pre-monsoon rainfall, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
AFP
How Ebola attacks the body

How Ebola attacks the body

Videographic on the deadly disease Ebola. A five-year-old boy has died from Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago.
AFP
An explainer on the bubonic plague

An explainer on the bubonic plague

A couple in Mongolia contracted the deadly plague after consuming some raw rodent meat, The Guardian reports.The couple had apparently eaten raw marmot meat and were thought to have developed the pneumonic plague from that.
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U.S. military develops knife bombs to minimise civilian casualties

U.S. military develops knife bombs to minimise civilian casualties

A report by the Wall Street Journal gives details of a missile developed by U.S. intelligence designed to attack targets while reducing civilian casualties.According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S.
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Jupiter

Jupiter

Short videographic locating Jupiter. Jupiter will be visible with the naked eye throughout the month of June, and is expected to be at its brightest on June 12.
AFP
Brain trauma in sport

Brain trauma in sport

Videographic on brain trauma and concussion. To mark To mark 100 days before the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Organisers are confident everything is in place for what could be the most open World Cup yet.
AFP
Rugby injuries

Rugby injuries

Videographic illustrating common rugby injuries. To mark 100 days before the 2019 World Cup in Japan. With just 100 days to go until rugby's showcase kicks off in Asia for the first time, organisers are confident everything is in place for what co...
AFP
Golf equipment

Golf equipment

Videographic on the equipment used to play the sport of golf. The US Open begins at Pebble Beach California on Thursday.
AFP
Golf equipment

Golf equipment

Videographic on the equipment used to play the sport of golf. The US Open begins at Pebble Beach California on Thursday.
AFP
The rules of golf

The rules of golf

Videographic on the rules of golf. The US Open golf championship begins on Thursday at Pebble Beach California.
AFP
How the First Genderless Voice Assistant is Challenging Stereotypes

How the First Genderless Voice Assistant is Challenging Stereotypes

Q solves a real problem that happens when technology fails to represent everyone.
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Blue Origin unveils its new moon lander

Blue Origin unveils its new moon lander

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' private aerospace company Blue Origin unveiled its new moon lander called the Blue Moon on Thursday May 9, The Guardian reports.The unmanned vehicle would be capable of carrying upto 6.
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Google's Sidewalk Labs faces legal challenges in Canada

Google's Sidewalk Labs faces legal challenges in Canada

Google's Sidewalk Labs is facing controversy over its plans to build a high-tech neighborhood in Canada.Sidewalk Labs won a bid in 2017 to turn a 12-acre patch of industrial landscape in Quayside, Toronto into a smart neighborhood, BBC News reports.
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'Algae bioreactor' sent to the ISS to generate food and oxygen

'Algae bioreactor' sent to the ISS to generate food and oxygen

A bioreactor that runs on algae has been sent to the International Space Station to convert carbon dioxide into oxygen and to generate food, according to a press release by the German Aerospace Center.
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How does the NBA draft lottery work?

How does the NBA draft lottery work?

The 2019 NBA Draft Lottery will be held on May 14, but how does the process actually work? According the NBC Sports Chicago, the 14 NBA teams that did not qualify for the postseason make up the eligible Lottery pool.
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EPA claims toxic chemical in Roundup doesn't cause cancer

EPA claims toxic chemical in Roundup doesn't cause cancer

The EPA continues to back the use of glyphosate in Roundup, even after it has been identified as a carcinogenic.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the use of glyphosate in the herbicide Roundup.
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Withdrawal from the European Union

Withdrawal from the European Union

Videographic explaining how a country goes about leaving the EU. British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where she failed to deliver Bre...
AFP
Britain - EU relations

Britain - EU relations

Videographic examining Britain's troubled relationship with the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where she failed...
AFP
Brexit - how Britain voted

Brexit - how Britain voted

Videographic showing how the four nations of the United Kingdom voted in the EU referendum in 2016. British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will ...
AFP
Single use plastics

Single use plastics

Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. To accompany a feature on Italian fishermen collecting plastic waste in the Mediterranean. Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis.
AFP
Plastics: beauty and the beast

Plastics: beauty and the beast

Videographic illustrating plastics. To accompany a feature on fishermen collecting plastic waste in the Mediterranean. Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis.
AFP
Ocean garbage

Ocean garbage

Videographic illustrating the garbage in the oceans. To accompany a feature on fishermen collecting plastic waste in the Mediterranean. Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis.
AFP
Hunting for black holes

Hunting for black holes

Videographic locating the global network of telescopes involved in the observation of the most powerful known forces in the universe: black holes. Scientists on Thursday unveiled the most detailed simulation of a black hole yet, solving a mystery ...
AFP
D-DAY, June 6, 1944

D-DAY, June 6, 1944

Videographic locating the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944. US President Donald Trump landed in France on Thursday to join other world leaders on the beaches of Normandy in a tribute to the veterans and dead heroes of the D-Day landings ...
AFP
Black holes

Black holes

Videographic on black holes, the most powerful known forces in the universe. Scientists on Thursday unveiled the most detailed simulation of a black hole yet, solving a mystery dating back more than four decades over how the star-devouring monster...
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Heavy metals found scattered throughout our solar system

Heavy metals found scattered throughout our solar system

Precious elements such as gold, uranium, and platinum are found in our solar system due to a clash that took place between two neutron stars 4.6 billion years ago, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.
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US deploys carrier and bombers in response to threats from Iran

US deploys carrier and bombers in response to threats from Iran

US National Security Advisor John Bolton says the US has sent an aircraft carrier to the Middle East as a warning to Iran, according to the BBC.
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China planning to expand military presence in Arctic

China planning to expand military presence in Arctic

An annual report on China's military status from the Pentagon shows Beijing has growing interests to expand its military influence in the Arctic.According to a report released by the U.S.
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Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix

Videographic showing the circuit ahead of this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.
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