Are Americans Ready to Love Trains Again?

Are Americans Ready to Love Trains Again?

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Rsend-1FbaMThe long, disheartening decline of passenger rail in the U.S. may be turning around, thanks in part to the ambitious efforts of a new high-speed train service in Florida called Brightline (soon to renamed Virgin Trains, connecting Miami to...

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The Big Brexit Short

The Big Brexit Short

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Ht40yrt3VrYOn the night of the Brexit referendum the British pound went into free fall, but while many watched with horror, a handful of hedge funds were making staggering profits. This is the story of the Brexit Big Short. Featuring...

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How China Created Its Own Internet

How China Created Its Own Internet

https://youtube.com/watch?v=qBksg5JPLz0From a single email sent to West Germany to restrictions on Winnie the Pooh and the letter N, this is how the Internet took hold in China. Video by Leila Hussain & Christian Capestany

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The Dark Side of Thailand’s Tourism Boom

The Dark Side of Thailand’s Tourism Boom

https://youtube.com/watch?v=HX1I39rTcLcThailand has long been a world-famous tourist destination. But the tourism industry barely existed in the country before 1960. Its origins were in fact born out of a dark passage of American history. Video by Vicky Feng, Tom Gibson, Robin...

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Job Interviews in Japan Are an Etiquette Minefield

Job Interviews in Japan Are an Etiquette Minefield

https://youtube.com/watch?v=8KKtCaShBTUWith two jobs available for every applicant in Tokyo amid a shortage of young people, more foreigners are seeking positions with Japanese companies. But the rules for job interviews are complicated. Even Japanese applicants have to be drilled on...

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Will The Shale Revolution Save America?

Will The Shale Revolution Save America?

https://youtube.com/watch?v=gWRfd5aeBDEThe oil industry says the shale revolution is a bridge, one that will carry America to a future of 100% renewable energy. But fracking has significant negative environmental effects, and opponents say it actually increases U.S. dependence on oil,...

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How a $5k Luxury Leather Jacket is Made

How a $5k Luxury Leather Jacket is Made

https://youtube.com/watch?v=dcio8mXpC94Meet designer Savannah Yarborough, whose totally bespoke approach takes the rugged individualism of leather jackets to its logical, luxurious end.

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This Green Tech is Bringing Life Back to the Sea

This Green Tech is Bringing Life Back to the Sea

https://youtube.com/watch?v=YGJ5EBrh8IQConcrete is vital for protecting our coastlines - but it comes at a huge environmental cost. An Israeli startup has found a way to make concrete sea defences that get stronger over time, while encouraging life to thrive.

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Why Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Scares the U.S.

Why Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Scares the U.S.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=5K4jwvFvZSkHuawei has been rocked by political and legal turmoil at a time when it also happens to be poised to build the worldwide 5G revolution. Is the timing a coincidence, or a coordinated attempt to knock China's biggest company...

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This Brain Implant Could Change Lives

This Brain Implant Could Change Lives

https://youtube.com/watch?v=_6oNoLWcDqwIt sounds like science fiction: a device that can reconnect a paralyzed person’s brain to his or her body. But that’s exactly what the experimental NeuroLife system does. Developed by Battelle and Ohio State University, NeuroLife uses a brain...

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