A handmade calligraphy brush, custom made for a master calligrapher, can cost over $1,000. At Hata Bunshindou each brush tip is made by a single artisan. It’s a delicate process that can take over a month to complete. But you can find a beginner calligraphy brush for less than $15. So what makes these brushes
In 2020, Swedish oat milk brand Oatly became the world’s first plant-based company to enter into a sustainability-linked loan agreement (SLL). Today, an SLL – that incentivises sustainability performance by having flexible interest rates linked to sustainability outcomes – is more popular than a green loan and is fast becoming an essential ingredient of a
The bombing of a professional German soccer club’s bus was at first thought to be an act of terrorism. But instead, it was the work of a young Russian man, who used the attack to manipulate the stock market and possibly try to impress an ex-girlfriend. Read Thomas Rogers’ full story on Bloomberg Businessweek: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-29/the-get-rich-quick-scheme-that-almost-killed-a-german-soccer-team?sref=zU1fOhDr
Amazon completely dominated the e-commerce market last year, making roughly $283 billion. With the perks of Amazon’s services, it can be hard to pass up free speedy, if not same day, delivery. The average Amazon Prime member is reported to spend around $1,400 per year, while non-members spend $600. MORE SNEAKY DEALS CONTENT: Sneaky Ways
Coal, nuclear, natural gas, renewables, and oil are all going head-to-head for dominance of the energy market – will we see a shift in the balance of power next year? Bloomberg looks at energy trends to watch in 2016.
In 1958 Momofuku Ando developed a new food with the goal to help end hunger in Japan. You might be surprised to hear that that food was instant ramen. But every day, an estimated 290 million people eat instant noodles. Instant ramen and Cup Noodles have become a staple of supermarkets around the world. And
Turns out dry cleaning isn’t dry at all. We take you inside Meurice Garment Care in the Bronx to see how the dry cleaning process works at a company that has been doing it for over 60 years. ————————- Produced by Justin Gmoser; Additional Camera by Alana Kakoyiannis ————————- Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ Business Insider is
The Internet of Things, the vast collection of internet-connected devices talking to each other and completing a wide range of tasks, is getting bigger and more connected by the day. When will the trade-off between convenience and privacy be too much to bear? ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a
Climate change is increasingly threatening cities with catastrophic flooding. Many are now looking to Rotterdam, and its long history of innovation when it comes to holding water at bay. #ClimateChange #CityLab #BloombergQuicktake ——– 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 Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s
The six-day stranding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal last March did something incredibly rare: it made regular people care about shipping, the means by which more than 80% of the world’s goods are transported. It took only one wrong turn for the container ship to bring a critical trading artery to a
Fez hats were once a symbol of the Ottoman Empire. But after they were banned in Egypt in the 1950s, fez shops largely disappeared. We visited one of the last shops in Cairo, where Nasser Abd El-Baset has been making fezzes for over 40 years. Nasser does not have a website and sells his fezzes
Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s new Model X crossover SUV. With falcon wing doors and a Ludicrous mode that shoots the SUV from zero to sixty in just over three seconds, the Model X makes a strong debut.
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Stepping in front of the camera — on their terms. Models tell their stories of soaring agency commissions, bogus expenses, and withheld pay. But agencies say investing in fresh faces is risky and they are hired by the models… not the other way around.
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April 19 — Back in the 1970s, Dr. Steve Rosenberg invented a new field of cancer treatment: immunotherapy, the harnessing of the body’s own immune system to fight tumors. Today, he’s using cutting-edge gene-editing techniques to help turn immunotherapy into the most promising cancer killer of our time. (Video by: Alan Jeffries)
Agriculture accounts for almost half of greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand. It’s one reason the government is encouraging farmers to grow trees for carbon credits, which can then be sold, mainly to large companies looking to offset their emissions. Juliet Speedy meets a couple of New Zealand’s carbon farmers and explores exactly how the
Unwanted goods create mountains of waste and cost retailers hundreds of billions of dollars. The FT’s Helen Barrett explores the latest moves by big brands like Ikea and Decathlon to resell and recycle damaged and rejected stock that would other side be broken down or discarded. #sustainability ► To learn more, visit our website –
Once deemed dangerous and illegal, psychedelic compounds have been rediscovered by the scientific, medical and psychiatric communities as research reveals their capacity to help patients with a range of maladies. With investors beginning to flood this new market with capital, will Big Pharma join in, or try to squash a nascent revolution of the mind?
Rabobank and Microsoft have joined forces to create an online, carbon removal unit marketplace that connects large corporations with smallholder farmers who can sequester carbon through agroforestry. #agriculture #foodproduction ► To learn more, visit our website – https://foodrevolution.ft.com/ ► Watch more videos from this series here – https://bit.ly/30WT7qx ► Subscribe to our channel – http://bit.ly/2POLnkE
We visited India’s perfume capital, Kannauj to see how craftsmen make “attar,” or natural perfumes using a centuries-old steam distillation method. MORE STILL STANDING VIDEOS: How One Family Kept A Palestinian Pottery Tradition Alive in Gaza | Still Standing Meet The Women Keeping A 2,000-Year-Old Indigenous Craft Alive In Guatemala | Still Standing How Phyllo
President Donald Trump has revealed a new strategy for Afghanistan that committed to maintaining US forces in the war-torn country while increasing pressure on Pakistan to crack down on havens used by terrorists ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more video content from the Financial
Nissan Motor Co.’s former top lawyer, who led an internal investigation into alleged financial misconduct by Carlos Ghosn, said he endured retaliation, demotions and even surveillance of his family after questioning the integrity of the probe. Former Global General Counsel Ravinder Passi, speaking for the first time about the fallout from the arrest of Nissan’s
Tommy DeVoss used to break into websites illicitly. But after serving time for his crimes, he now uses his skills to earn an honest living. Through arrangements known as bug bounty programs, companies pay him to find security holes in their systems. He’s now earned more than $1 million in this emerging profession. This is
From finishing each piece with a glossy shine to cutting down blocks of wood by hand — it takes over 200 artisans to craft just one Steinway grand piano. Steinway is one of the most famous piano brands in the world, and depending on the model, it can be one of the priciest. A Steinway
Companies today must care about shareholders, but their behavior methods and culture matter too. Employees, customers, investors and the wider public are watching companies to see how they are cultivating for long-term gain. ‘ESG’ concerns have exploded over the course of the pandemic as shareholders look to more than just the balance sheet. #moralmoney #ESG