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

Venezuela: aid storage points requested by opposition

Venezuela: aid storage points requested by opposition

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'million volunteers' in aid standoff. Videographic on location of aid storage points requested by opposition.
AFP
The Astonishing Story of The Three- Legged Man

The Astonishing Story of The Three- Legged Man

The three-legged wonder man who became wonder man!
2mins
INSH
The Insects Are Dying and It's Not Good News

The Insects Are Dying and It's Not Good News

What would happen if the population of insects decreased?
3mins
INSH
Rise and fall of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate”

Rise and fall of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate”

Islamic State group jihadists in Syria trapped in last square kilometre. Videographics on the rise and fall of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate”.
AFP
The US-Mexico border

The US-Mexico border

Videographic map of the border between the US and Mexico. President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency to fund his controversial border wall.
AFP
Nigeria

Nigeria

Videographic profile of Nigeria. Presidential and legislative elections take place in the country on Saturday.
AFP
Boko Haram

Boko Haram

Videographic presenting the Boko Haram islamist insurgents in northern Nigeria. Nigeria's government has said Boko Haram has been virtually defeated, despite persistent attacks against the military and civilians. The country holds presidential and...
AFP
Global arms trade

Global arms trade

Videographic on the arms trade. The Munich Security Conference begins on Friday.
AFP
The science of falling in love

The science of falling in love

Scientists say falling in love is all about chemistry: a glance, a whisper, a scent setting off a hormonal reaction, while psychologists argue it is all about the subconscious. Videographic on Valentine's Day explaining the science behind falling...
AFP
NATO

NATO

Videographic looking at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). NATO defence ministers are meeting ahead of the Munich Security Conference on Friday.
AFP
Mars

Mars

Short videographic on the Solar system and Mars. NASA's Opportunity rover has been declared officially dead, ending one of the most fruitful missions in the history of space exploration. During 14 years of intrepid exploration across Mars, Opportu...
AFP
Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

Videographic on Artificial intelligence. US President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the US administration to give greater priority to artificial intelligence, a move seen as firing up a battle for leadership with China.
AFP
The Top 10 Carnivals in the World

The Top 10 Carnivals in the World

Which country has the best carnival in the world?
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INSH
Did Medieval Knights Invent Luggage?

Did Medieval Knights Invent Luggage?

The medieval knight: armor clad, equipped with a trusty sword, shield, and their luggage?
3mins
INSH
Video technology in football

Video technology in football

Videographic on VAR. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has warned that there will be no more excuses as Video Assistant Referees (VAR) make their debut in the Champions League starting this week.
AFP
Journey into space: a test for the human body

Journey into space: a test for the human body

Videographic illustrating how space travel can affect the functioning of the human body over time.
AFP
Fighting forest fires

Fighting forest fires

Videographic on wildfires. A large New Zealand wildfire is expected to burn for weeks longer but has moved away from some inhabited areas, firefighters said Monday.
AFP
The 5G revolution

The 5G revolution

Videographic explaining fifth generation mobile, or 5G wireless technology, that will bring near-instantaneous connectivity, vast data capacity and futuristic technologies.
AFP
Boko Haram

Boko Haram

Videographic presenting the Boko Haram islamist insurgents in northern Nigeria. Nigeria's government has said Boko Haram has been virtually defeated, despite persistent attacks against the military and civilians. The country holds presidential and...
AFP
Nigeria

Nigeria

Videographic profile of Nigeria. Presidential and legislative elections take place in the country on February 16.
AFP
A New Pinhead-sized Beetle is Discovered in Borneo

A New Pinhead-sized Beetle is Discovered in Borneo

Could there be any undiscovered creatures lurking in your backyard?
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INSH
North Koreans Are Forced to Produce 100kg of Poop Every Day

North Koreans Are Forced to Produce 100kg of Poop Every Day

But how on Earth it can be possible for one person to make 3 tons of human feces per month and deliver it?
2mins
INSH
The importance of ice shelves

The importance of ice shelves

Videographic looking at the importance of ice shelves. The polar ice caps are shrinking as the climate warms, leading to rising sea levels. Scientists say meltwater flowing into the oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost ex...
AFP
AIDS

AIDS

Videographic on the AIDS virus. US President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address on Tuesday to call for a bipartisan commitment to eradicate AIDS in the United States within a decade.
AFP
NATO

NATO

Videographic looking at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Macedonia signed accession papers with NATO on Wednesday, a key step on the way to joining the organisation. Macedonia will become the 30th member of the alliance once the agre...
AFP
Unlocking an asteroid’s secrets

Unlocking an asteroid’s secrets

Videographic presenting the Hayabusa2 mission. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said the Hayabusa2 probe is expected to touch down on the Ryugu asteroid at 8am local time on February 22.
AFP
Military balance on the Korean peninsula

Military balance on the Korean peninsula

Videographic on the military balance on the Korean peninsula. US President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that his second summit with North Korea will take place this month in Vietnam.
AFP
The US-Mexico border

The US-Mexico border

Videographic map of the border between the US and Mexico. The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier with its southern neighbour.
AFP
The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. EU president Jean-Claude Juncker will meet Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, an EU spokesman said, as Brussels and London wrangle over how to save the Brexit di...
AFP
10 Iconic Street Foods Around the Globe

10 Iconic Street Foods Around the Globe

Cheap, authentic and supremely instagrammable. What's your favorite street food?
4mins
INSH
Why Cactuses and Succulents are Taking Over the World

Why Cactuses and Succulents are Taking Over the World

Where did all these cactuses come from?
2mins
INSH
Melting ice caps

Melting ice caps

Videographic illustrating melting ice caps. Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world's "Third Pole", could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not reduced, scientists warned in a major new study issued on Monday.
AFP
Flooding

Flooding

Videographic illustrating flooding. Australia's military has been deployed to tackle devastating "once-in-a-century" floods that have inundated homes, schools and airports in the country's northeast, forcing hundreds to flee and bringing crocodile...
AFP
Solar panels

Solar panels

Graphic explaining how solar panels work. A Polish scientist has developed an inkjet processing method for perovskites -- a new generation of cheaper solar cells -- that makes it possible to produce solar panels under lower temperatures, thus shar...
AFP
Boko Haram

Boko Haram

Videographic presenting the Boko Haram islamist insurgents in northern Nigeria. Nigeria's government has said Boko Haram has been virtually defeated, despite persistent attacks against the military and civilians. The country holds presidential and...
AFP
Nigeria

Nigeria

Videographic profile of Nigeria. Presidential and legislative elections take place in the country on February 16. Corruption is a major problem in Africa's leading crude producer and exporter with hundreds of millions of dollars from state funds a...
AFP
Rugby injuries

Rugby injuries

Videographic illustrating common rugby injuries. The Six Nations rugby competition gets under way on Friday.
AFP
Brain trauma in sport

Brain trauma in sport

Videographic on brain trauma and concussion. The New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl on Sunday. A July 2017 study which analysed brain tissue of 111 dead former NFL players found evidence of chronic traumatic enceph...
AFP
10 People Who Have Saved the World

10 People Who Have Saved the World

If it weren't for one brave man, we would all be wandering around a charred, radioactive wasteland today.
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INSH
Hitler Planned a Holocaust for North America

Hitler Planned a Holocaust for North America

The Holocaust is one of the greatest tragedies in human history.
2mins
INSH
These Chickens Fight Cancer

These Chickens Fight Cancer

How would you like to eat scrambled cancer-curing eggs for breakfast?
2mins
INSH
Carbon 14 dating

Carbon 14 dating

Videographic illustrating how carbon 14 dating works. Egyptian archaeologists have discovered eight mummies dating back over 2,300 years at a pyramid complex south of Cairo, authorities said Wednesday.
AFP
Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

Videographic on Artificial intelligence. The UN said on Thursday that patent filings for artificial intelligence-based inventions have exploded in recent years, with more than half of all such patents filed since 2013.
AFP
Brazil dam disaster

Brazil dam disaster

Videographic locating a dam collapse in Brazil. The number of people killed in the disaster at a mining complex rose from 65 to 84 on Tuesday.
AFP
The rugby ball

The rugby ball

Videographic examining the history of the rugby ball. The prestigious Six Nations rugby union competition kicks off on Friday in Paris.
AFP
Rugby Union rules

Rugby Union rules

Videographic taking at the sport of rugby union. The prestigious Six Nations competition kicks off on Friday.
AFP
Snowflakes

Snowflakes

Videographic examining snowflakes, or ice crystals, which are a buildup of icy particles, each some 10 million times smaller than the snowflake itself.
AFP
Biofuels

Biofuels

Biofuels are liquid combustibles derived from biomas organic matter, particularly plants, which can be converted to fuel. But despite these credentials, they aren't necessarily good for the environment.
AFP