Twitter Platform Manipulation

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2nd video in a 3 part series on Social Media Manipulation

How to spot a pyramid scheme - Stacie Bosley

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Learn the techniques and tricks that pyramid schemes use to recruit new members and how to avoid being fooled yourself.

Inside the Lives of Butterfly Traders

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Step into the murky world of capturing and trading butterflies, where prices start at pennies and run into the thousands.

How The Stock Exchange Works (For Dummies)

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Everyday in the news we hear about the stock exchange, stocks and money moving around the globe.

The ramen restaurant where you eat alone

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Solo dining is becoming popular, but the ramen chain Ichiran has been encouraging it since 1993.

Outlaw Tattoo Artist // 60 Second Docs

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In South Korea, it is illegal to be a tattoo artist without a medical license. Despite this, Apro Lee pursues tattooing as his passion, working in his basement and oftentimes avoiding the public as a result of the judgement he encounters for his own tattoos. He continues to see the beauty in the human body and its transformation through tattoos.

How to Start a Business

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We're often encouraged to think that the secret to starting a business is to have a bold and entirely original idea. But the suggestion here is that all we really need is to LOVE something a little more than most other people do: that will be enough to help us stand out from the competition.

Inside the Cheese-Aging Caves 30 Feet Under Brooklyn | I Got a Guy

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Benton Brown and Susan Boyle run Crown Finish Caves, a cheese aging facility 30 feet underground in Brooklyn, NY.

How Drug Companies Make You Buy More Medicine Than You Need

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They make eye drops too big -- and make you pay for the waste. This is our first installment in our collaboration with ProPublica.

Wheelchair Water Park | Morgan's Wonderland // 60 Second Docs

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At Inspiration Island, a wheelchair water park in Morgan's Wonderland of San Antonio, Texas, kids are invited to have fun in a safe environment that caters to children with disabilities. On a family vacation in 2005, Gordon and Maddie Hartman saw how hard it was for children to connect with their daughter, who has special needs. So they decided to build a park just for children like her. Here, rides are custom-built to accommodate wheelchairs and inclusion is celebrated. So far, over a million guests from around the world have paid this one-of-a-kind park a visit.

Why Public Transportation Sucks in the US

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Access to transportation is the single most important factor in individual's ability to escape poverty.

How Airlines Schedule Flights

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With so many destinations all across the world, it's just natural that most routes require connections. So airlines need to attract connecting passengers in order to stay in business.

It's not you. Claw machines are rigged.

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If you have played a claw machine you probably haven't won many prizes and maybe even thought they are rigged. Find out what really happened to your allowance.

Dog Hair Clothes | Knit Your Dog // 60 Second Docs

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Jeannie Sanke of Evanston, Illinois, knits with one of the world's most unusual materials: wool from dog hair. A proud mom to multiple dogs, Jeannie realized one day that their endless supply of hair didn't have to go to waste -- then picked up her drop spindle and started to knit. Now she sells these completely cruelty-free clothes in her Etsy shop, Knit Your Dog, where people pay her as much as $800 for a dog hair sweater.

The Insane Plan to Tow an Iceberg to the Middle East

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A United Arab Emirates company wants to tow an iceberg from Antarctica to the desert for drinking water, but is their plan feasible?

NAFTA explained by avocados. And shoes.

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Everyone hates NAFTA. But what was NAFTA actually supposed to do? Did it deliver on its promise? To understand that, you have to look at America's relationships with two goods: avocados and shoes.

How does money laundering work? - Delena D. Spann

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Money laundering is the term for any process that "cleans" illegally obtained funds of their "dirty" criminal origins, allowing them to be used within the legal economy. And the practice is about as old as money itself. But how does it actually work? Delena D. Spann describes the ins and outs of money laundering. Lesson by Delena D. Spann, animation by Juan M. Urbina.

How do focus groups work? - Hector Lanz

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Focus groups have been widely used by organizations and individuals to find out how their products and ideas will be received by an audience. From the usage of household products to a politician's popularity, almost everything can be explored with this technique. But how are focus groups put together? And how did they come about in the first place? Hector Lanz explains how focus groups work.

Solving World Hunger Is Just A Matter of Logistics

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At just 22 years old, Komal Ahmand set out to create an app called Copia, which connects businesses with excess food to communities in need.

IKEA to introduce furniture that snaps together in minutes without requiring tools

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The fiddly ritual of assembling IKEA products is set to become a thing of the past as the furniture giant introduces products that snap together "like a jigsaw puzzle".

The Flow Hive allows beekeepers to access honey without taking bees out of their hive.

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The Flow Hive allows beekeepers to access honey without taking bees out of their hive.