• Why US Airports Are So Bad
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    Why US Airports Are So Bad

    Singapore’s Changi Airport is considered by many travelers to be the best in the world. Have a long layover? Stop by the butterfly garden or catch a Disney film at the airports movie theater. In Qatar’s Hamad Airport for a few hours? For about 50 bucks, travelers can swim laps in a 25 meter indoor swimming pool or workout in a fully equipped gym. Traveling during Christmas? Each year Munich’s airport puts a pop-up holiday market, complete with an ice skating rink, a microbrewery and 450 real Christmas trees. And then, there’s LaGuardia Airport in New York City. The 1950’s and 60’s have often been described as the Golden Age…

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    The Smart Car Failed In The US, Now It’s Betting On China

    Created by a Swiss watch company and a German automaker, the tiny Smart car was meant to be a revolutionary new idea in urban mobility. But more than 20 years after its creation, the Smart car is struggling. Its parent, the massive German automaker Daimler, doesn’t report Smart’s finances, but analysts estimate the brand is losing hundreds of millions of dollars a year. Now, Smart has a new direction. It is going electric and partnering with Chinese automaker, Geely. The hope is the deal will help Smart slash its onerous labor costs and give it exposure to the world’s largest auto market. Industry watchers say it might be the best…

  • Why The Toyota Land Cruiser Is Disappearing From America
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    Why The Toyota Land Cruiser Is Disappearing From America

    The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the auto industry’s longest lasting and many would say most widely respected brands in continuous production since the 1950s. It is Toyota’s longest selling vehicle and a living piece of automotive history. The Land Cruiser helped Toyota gain credibility as a maker of tough, durable vehicles at a time when Japanese automakers needed to convince skeptical buyers. It was also one of the first vehicles Toyota imported to the United States, helping to establish the reputation that turned Toyota into one of the best selling brands in the country. The Land Cruiser is the only model in the Toyota lineup that has been…

  • Why Station Wagons Are More Popular In Europe Than America
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    Why Station Wagons Are More Popular In Europe Than America

    Wagons away Hi, I’m Jack Smith and right now, it’s station wagon savings time in the west. Time to hit the trail in high style with all a will comfort, but only a Rambler station wagon can give you. The station wagon was once a fixture of American family life. It was a common sight in American garages and frequently featured in popular culture. These days, however, it has nearly vanished from US roads. Americans, at least most of them, just don’t like the segment. And it shows in the tiny number of wagons sold every year, Americans just don’t like wagons for whatever reason. We we have rejected the…

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    Why Station Wagons Are More Popular In Europe Than America

    Wagons away Hi, I’m Jack Smith and right now, it’s station wagon savings time in the west. Time to hit the trail in high style with all a will comfort, but only a Rambler station wagon can give you. The station wagon was once a fixture of American family life. It was a common sight in American garages and frequently featured in popular culture. These days, however, it has nearly vanished from US roads. Americans, at least most of them, just don’t like the segment. And it shows in the tiny number of wagons sold every year, Americans just don’t like wagons for whatever reason. We we have rejected the…

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    Inside Corning’s Gorilla Glass Factory

    In the middle of bluegrass and bourbon country inHarrodsburg, Kentucky is Corning’s oldest glassfactory. This facility was built for ophthalmicglass pressing in the early 1950s.And then in the 1980s, we transitioned into thefusion forming process to make LCD glass. Thatgrew into an enormous business for us within Corning.But about six months before the first iPhone wasreleased in 2007, Steve Jobs made a call to theCEO of Corning and asked the company to createglass that could withstand scratches and breakagefor a new Apple product. Before that phones weretypically covered in plastic.Corning quickly developed Gorilla Glass and thisfactory went through a complete transformation.We leverage the fusion forming technology to makeGorilla Glass and…

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    🔴 Exiled Chinese Billionaire’s Accusations of China (w/ Guo Wengui & Kyle Bass) | RV Classics

    Welcome to undisclosed location in Texas miles. It’s a pleasure to have you hereEsme to a third nice tomorrow. Yeah. Well we met before they have become friends quicklyWe me too. We we share some similar views and come from very different angles, butwe’re gonna have a great time today and I just want toAnnounce to those that are listening to us today. There’s gonna be a third voiceIt’s a voice that will translateclarifyanything you say in English or anything that will be sent back in Chinese so that third voice will come in and out of ourConversation and I think that will provide clarity for our whole audience. So…

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    Why Xbox Failed In Japan

    These people are waiting to buy the Xbox One console.Fans line up around the world for the newest gaming consoles andproducts. But there’s one place that’s never seen a reaction likethis for Xbox.Japan. In the early 2000s, when Microsoft launched the Xbox, Japanwas the gaming juggernaut of the world.Japan was home to three big console makers — Nintendo, Sega and Sony.And Japanese game developers were considered the best and mostrevolutionary on the planet.Around the time of the launch of the Xbox, Japanese game developerswere the most important in the world.The success of any new game platform depended in large measure onwhether or not you can get the best Japanese game…

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    What Happened To Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles?

    but house you see around you are all solar houses I don’t know if you know that did you notice yeah so then why would you buy anything else Elon Musk unveiled prototypes of Tesla’s solar roof tiles in October 2016 they came in four styles that looked just like normal roofing material but were essentially miniaturized versions of traditional solar panels the roof tiled reveal helped Tesla justify a 2.6 billion dollar acquisition of solar city and represented Musk’s vision for where the businesses could do together it’s been almost two years since then so where are the tiles we now have several hundred homes with solar roof on…

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    What Happened To Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles?

    but house you see around you are all solar houses I don’t know if you know that did you notice yeah so then why would you buy anything else Elon Musk unveiled prototypes of Tesla’s solar roof tiles in October 2016 they came in four styles that looked just like normal roofing material but were essentially miniaturized versions of traditional solar panels the roof tiled reveal helped Tesla justify a 2.6 billion dollar acquisition of solar city and represented Musk’s vision for where the businesses could do together it’s been almost two years since then so where are the tiles we now have several hundred homes with solar roof on…