• How to prepare for the next global recession | The Economist
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    How to prepare for the next global recession | The Economist

    We focused on this now because it’s been a decade since the global recession of2008-2009 and some interesting and and worrying vulnerabilities are also popping up at the momentIn 2008 and 2009The dominoes were really set up for quite a nasty financial and economic crisis this timeThe economic vulnerabilities aren’t quite as largeThey’re large enough that we could see a slowdown in GDP growth and a slowdown in trade and things of that naturethe real risk, is that our lack of preparedness andthe the lack of room for global cooperationWill turn what starts as kind of a minor downturn into something much larger and much more difficult to deal with…

  • The hidden war over grocery shelf space
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    The hidden war over grocery shelf space

    This is the grocery ice cream aisle.And this is a witness hiding behind a screen to protect their identity and their business.The two are connected.This is a frost-covered door to a world of delicious treats,and this is John Kerry in September 1999, listening to a witness whose voice is scrambledto preserve their anonymity.“It’s not about the product.”Really weird voice-scrambling here, by the way.There is a war going on in the aisles of grocery stores.A lot of grocery shelf space is bought by companies selling you stuff, long before yousee it while you’re shopping.It can cost as much as $5 million dollars to get your candy bar near the checkout ina…

  • The Rise And Fall Of The Headphone Jack
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    The Rise And Fall Of The Headphone Jack

    It was in 2016 that Apple announced it would beditching the headphone jack.It really comes down to one word. Courage.And for the smartphone industry, it was the shot heard ’round the world.There are several reasons why Apple removed theheadphone jack from the iPhone 7, andsurprisingly, courage is not one of them.Samsung also just removed the decades-oldtechnology from its phones, even though it tookevery opportunity to ridicule Apple for theheadphone jack’s removal in the past.Do you want to know what else it comes with?An audio Jack. I’m just saying.With the launch of the Galaxy Note 10 in Augustof 2019, Samsung ditched the jack, too.Samsung, was definitely one of those companiesthat criticized…

  • 2-Year-Old Boy Injured After Wild Ride On Atlanta Airport Baggage Conveyor Belt | NBC Nightly News
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    2-Year-Old Boy Injured After Wild Ride On Atlanta Airport Baggage Conveyor Belt | NBC Nightly News

    FOR A 2-YEAR-OLD BOY THAT TOOK HIM DEEP INSIDE ATLANTA’S HARTS THAT TOOK HIM DEEP INSIDE ATLANTA’S HARTS FIELD JACKSON AIRPORT. INSIDE ATLANTA’S HARTS FIELD JACKSON AIRPORT. GADI SCHWARTZ HAS FIELD JACKSON AIRPORT. GADI SCHWARTZ HAS MORE. GADI SCHWARTZ HAS MORE.>>Reporter: SIX MORE.>>Reporter: SIX DIFFERENT SURVEILLANCE>>Reporter: SIX DIFFERENT SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS CAPTURING JUST DIFFERENT SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS CAPTURING JUST HOW QUICKLY A TODDLER CAMERAS CAPTURING JUST HOW QUICKLY A TODDLER CAN GET INTO TROUBLE HOW QUICKLY A TODDLER CAN GET INTO TROUBLE AT THE BUSIEST AIRPORT CAN GET INTO TROUBLE AT THE BUSIEST AIRPORT IN THE WORLD. AT THE BUSIEST AIRPORT IN THE WORLD. THE 2-YEAR-OLD DARTING IN THE WORLD. THE 2-YEAR-OLD…

  • Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Washington Highway | NBC Nightly News
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    Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Washington Highway | NBC Nightly News

    MEMBERS.>>>A SMALL PLANE LANDED DURING THE>>>A SMALL PLANE LANDED DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE, THE LANDED DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE, THE WHOLE THING CAUGHT ON MORNING COMMUTE, THE WHOLE THING CAUGHT ON A DASH CAM. WHOLE THING CAUGHT ON A DASH CAM.>>Reporter: STREAKING A DASH CAM.>>Reporter: STREAKING OUT OF THE SKY, A>>Reporter: STREAKING OUT OF THE SKY, A SMALL PLANE FORCED TO OUT OF THE SKY, A SMALL PLANE FORCED TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY SMALL PLANE FORCED TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING, BUZZING CLOSE MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING, BUZZING CLOSE TO COMMUTERS, THEN LANDING, BUZZING CLOSE TO COMMUTERS, THEN BARRELLING ON TO THE TO COMMUTERS, THEN BARRELLING ON TO THE ROAD…

  • Farmers: Trump’s Trade War Leaves Industry ‘Worse, Not Better’ | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC
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    Farmers: Trump’s Trade War Leaves Industry ‘Worse, Not Better’ | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

    THEY WANT TO REMAIN IN POWER OR THEY WANT TO REBUILD THEMSELVES THEY WANT TO REBUILD THEMSELVES POST-TRUMP. POST-TRUMP.>>DANIELLE, MARK, STAY WITH ME>>DANIELLE, MARK, STAY WITH ME FOR A SECOND. FOR A SECOND. WE TALKED ABOUT FARMERS. WE TALKED ABOUT FARMERS. I MENTIONED THE GROWING I MENTIONED THE GROWING FRUSTRATION WITH THE TRUMP FRUSTRATION WITH THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FROM FARMERS. ADMINISTRATION FROM FARMERS. MY NEXT GUEST IS ACTUALLY THE MY NEXT GUEST IS ACTUALLY THE HEAD OF THE NATIONAL FARMERS HEAD OF THE NATIONAL FARMERS UNION WHICH REPRESENTS HUNDREDS UNION WHICH REPRESENTS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF FAMILY FARMERS OF THOUSANDS OF FAMILY FARMERS AND IS SLAMMING THE PRESIDENT’S AND IS…

  • At Least 1 Person Dead, 20 Injured In Shootings In Odessa And Midland, Texas | NBC Nightly News
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    At Least 1 Person Dead, 20 Injured In Shootings In Odessa And Midland, Texas | NBC Nightly News

    >>>I’M PETER>>>I’M PETER ALEXANDER IN TONIGHT>>>I’M PETER ALEXANDER IN TONIGHT FOR JOSE. ALEXANDER IN TONIGHT FOR JOSE. ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING. FOR JOSE. ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING. THIS ONE IN CENTRAL ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING. THIS ONE IN CENTRAL TEXAS NEAR ODESSA. THIS ONE IN CENTRAL TEXAS NEAR ODESSA. REPORTS OF MULTIPLE TEXAS NEAR ODESSA. REPORTS OF MULTIPLE PEOPLE SHOT. REPORTS OF MULTIPLE PEOPLE SHOT. 20 INJURED AND ONE PEOPLE SHOT. 20 INJURED AND ONE DEAD. 20 INJURED AND ONE DEAD. A SUSPECT WAS SHOOTING DEAD. A SUSPECT WAS SHOOTING RANDOM PEOPLE ALONG A SUSPECT WAS SHOOTING RANDOM PEOPLE ALONG THE HIGHWAY THERE RON RANDOM PEOPLE ALONG THE HIGHWAY THERE RON ALLEN JOINS…

  • Sticker shock: Why are glasses so expensive?
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    Sticker shock: Why are glasses so expensive?

    Have you bought a pair of glasses lately bet youreyes popped when you saw the price tag. If youdon’t go to places like Wal-Mart or Costco you couldeasily be spending hundreds and hundreds of dollars for apair that costs 30 dollars 10 years ago. Talk aboutsticker shock. And it’s not as though things have changedthat much they’re still made of a couple of piecesof plastic or wire some screws and glass. Why shoulda pair of glasses cost more than an iPad. Wellone answer is because one company controls a big. Chunkof the business. Never has there been so much choice.Ray Bans. Oakleys. glasses for running and skiing. And evenreading. A…

  • Trump Shows Hurricane Map Apparently Altered By Sharpie | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC
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    Trump Shows Hurricane Map Apparently Altered By Sharpie | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

    I APPRECIATE IT.>>GOOD TO BE WITH YOU.>>GOOD TO BE WITH YOU.>>MY OTHER PANELISTS STAY AS WE>>MY OTHER PANELISTS STAY AS WE BRING IN ONE OTHER THING THAT WE BRING IN ONE OTHER THING THAT WE ABSOLUTELY HAD TO GET TO. ABSOLUTELY HAD TO GET TO. THIS TRUMP CONTROVERSY THAT IS THIS TRUMP CONTROVERSY THAT IS BEING CALLED SHARPIE GATE. BEING CALLED SHARPIE GATE. IT BEGINS THIS VERY MORNING WITH IT BEGINS THIS VERY MORNING WITH DONALD TRUMP SPEAKING TO DONALD TRUMP SPEAKING TO REPORTERS ABOUT AN ADMITTEDLY REPORTERS ABOUT AN ADMITTEDLY SERIOUS TOPIC HOLDING UP A SERIOUS TOPIC HOLDING UP A POSTER. POSTER. SO FAR SO GOOD. SO FAR SO…

  • Why the Rich are Getting Richer | Robert Kiyosaki | TEDxUCSD
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    Why the Rich are Getting Richer | Robert Kiyosaki | TEDxUCSD

    Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Denise RQThis subject, “wealth and income Inequality”are the biggest moral crisis,and I’ll also say it’s a spiritual crisis in America today, all around the world.This gap between the rich and everybody elseis reaching critical proportions.I think one of the biggest crises of the young people,today’s young unemployed become tomorrow’s unemployable;they lose valuable jobs training skills.I’m going to show, as a picture is worth a thousand words,I’ll just show you some picturesabout how rapidly this inequalityas well as the opportunity inequalityis growing.What’s happening in America today is savers are losers.Most parents say the kids go to school, save money, and work hard,but in 1970, when I graduated…