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Fifty years ago, a helicopter company called New York Airways whisked passengers from the rooftop of the iconic Pan Am Building in midtown Manhattan to any city airport in just 10 minutes. A fatal accident in 1977 brought that era to an end. 40 years later, E-VTOL technology could open a new chapter in short-distance
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The Chinese government intended Huarong Asset Management to be a janitor that cleaned up toxic debt. But following the bribery conviction and execution of its former chairman, things went from bad to worse. Read more about Huarong and its connection to the Chinese government in reporting by Bloomberg’s Rebecca Choong Wilkins: https://www.bloomberg.com/authors/AT8YdRfOdJk/rebecca-choong-wilkins #Storylines #China #BloombergQuicktake
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Paris attracts tourists from around the world with its historic landmarks and enviable restaurants. Now its two most famous and expensive hotels have been refurbished and modernized. Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from
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Is ESG – environmental, social, governance – the future of ethical investing? ESG-focused indices advanced 40 per cent in 2019-20. But what counts as ESG is far from straightforward, says FT data journalist Brooke Fox #ESG #ESGInvesting #SustainableStocks See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial:
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The FT’s US finance editor Robert Armstrong on why the price of most assets is rising and what a drop may look like. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out our Community tab for more stories or to suggest videos. ►
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Navy SEALs, Green Berets, Army Rangers and many other elite soldiers in the US military go through SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape) training, which simulates what it’s like if you’re captured by the enemy. Former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb, who is the Founder of SOFREP.com, explains what the experience is like. ————————————————– Follow BI
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When it comes to Covid-19, Iceland has deployed what medical experts see as the best weapon against the pandemic: testing. Thanks to the work of the government and local bio-tech firm Decode Genetics, the island nation has managed to build out one of the most sophisticated looks at who has the novel coronavirus and how
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FT banking and fintech reporter Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan looks at how the digital assets are used, why they are growing in popularity – and why they are in regulators’ sights. Read more at https://on.ft.com/3EdyCXq #stablecoin #cryptocurrency #digitalcurrencies #regulation #Tether See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial:
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The FT investigates the Holy See’s finances and looks at how landmark proceedings linked to a controversial London property deal are seen as part of Pope Francis’s reforms in the city-state. Read more at https://on.ft.com/3ofZkrC #Vatican #CatholicChurch #PopeFrancis #reforms See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1
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Auto industry icon Lee Iacocca, once one of America’s highest profile business executives and credited with rescuing Chrysler from near-bankruptcy in the 1980s, has died. He was 94. He was instrumental in the creation of the Ford Mustang and the Chrysler minivan. Iacocca’s youngest daughter confirmed he passed away of natural causes Tuesday. He is
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The dala horse is a centuries-old handicraft that has become the national symbol of Sweden. Generations of Swedish artisans at Nils Olsson Dalahästar have been making hand-carved wooden horses since 1928. MORE STILL STANDING VIDEOS: How Indian Potters Are Reinventing Themselves | Still Standing Meet The Last Family Keeping The 400-Year-Old Rogan Art Alive |
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It takes years and a series of trials to get to the NBA level of officiating. Zach Zarba is a 15-year NBA referee. Like many professional referees, he started by refereeing little kids and eventually moved up to the high school and college levels. Now he shares the court with the likes of LeBron James
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