The Million-Dollar Fire Trucks Required at Your Airport

The Million-Dollar Fire Trucks Required at Your Airport

https://youtube.com/watch?v=KC4zIk0xAs8Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Since hydrocarbon jet fuel fires are among the most dangerous that firefighters ever face, airports are required by the FAA to have specialized Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles on standby. Using technology originally...

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The WW2 Battle That Gave Us Radar

The WW2 Battle That Gave Us Radar

https://youtube.com/watch?v=xCFPCQ_1WD4In 1935 war was looming and there were rumors the Nazi's had something capable of wiping out whole towns. The British Government feared an aerial invasion and wanted a ‘death ray’ that could knock German planes out of the...

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The Search For Life Beyond Earth

The Search For Life Beyond Earth

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Q7iJ_u9IV1MFor half a century, researchers have been scanning the sky for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence, so far to no avail. But with regular discoveries of new planets around distant stars, the universe seems to be more friendly to life...

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Here’s How Israel’s Iron Dome Actually Works

Here’s How Israel’s Iron Dome Actually Works

https://youtube.com/watch?v=b4a_ie0J0hUOne of Israel’s most famous military inventions is the Iron Dome, a vast, high-tech shield against the rain of missiles that has threatened the nation. Hello World’s Ashlee Vance travels to the coastal town of Ashkelon, near Gaza, to...

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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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In Case of Apocalypse, Open Here

In Case of Apocalypse, Open Here

https://youtube.com/watch?v=nIKrG3-WpAkIn this episode of "Hello World," Ashlee Vance travels to Svalbard - an archipelago located at 80 degrees north - to participate in some doomsday preparation with GitHub CEO Nat Friedman. #HelloWorldBloomberg #Svalbard -------- Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube:...

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Here’s What Happens When You Road Trip to Vegas in a Homemade Self-Driving Car

Here’s What Happens When You Road Trip to Vegas in a Homemade Self-Driving Car

https://youtube.com/watch?v=YuKAmsMg2ZEAfter a long week of driving fast cars and blowing stuff up in the Mojave Desert, it was time for Hello World's Ashlee Vance to get the hell out of dodge. Naturally, he chose tech wunderkind, George Hotz as...

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Inside Russia’s Hacker Underworld

Inside Russia’s Hacker Underworld

https://youtube.com/watch?v=GWKB2AeUR04Hello World’s host Ashlee Vance traveled to Moscow and got a rare glimpse into the heart of Russia’s hacker underworld and the latest techniques in investigating cybercrime. #BloombergHelloWorld Watch the full episode of 'Hello World: Russia': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tICL-lwI7KM Read more about FindFace on...

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Steve Jobs: How a Dreamer Changed the World

Steve Jobs: How a Dreamer Changed the World

https://youtube.com/watch?v=5fI3zz2cp3kThrough interviews with friends, former colleagues and business associates, GAME CHANGERS reveals the many layers of the intensely private Steve Jobs - his style of leadership, management and creative process. Interviews include Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, former Apple CEO...

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The Extreme Wheelchair That’s Built Like a Tank

The Extreme Wheelchair That’s Built Like a Tank

https://youtube.com/watch?v=rNV2n8hqF_cIn 2005, Brad Soden invented a modified wheelchair for his wife Liz, who is paralyzed from the waist down, so she could actively participate in more activities with their family. These fearsome-looking machines can traverse rugged hillsides, sandy beaches...

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