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Hand woven with the finest materials including wool and silk, a single Persian rug can often take years, and sometimes decades to create. A high-quality Iranian carpet can cost tens of thousands of dollars, with antique rugs fetching even higher prices. So how are Persian rugs made, and why are they so expensive? MORE SO
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The FT’s global China editor James Kynge says the outbreak puts President Xi Jinping under intense pressure, with signs of disunity among Chinese officialdom, restrictions on travel, and factories shut. Read more at https://on.ft.com/2OaGLE1. 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
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Director of the CIA, William Burns, tells Edward Luce, the FT’s chief US commentator, how China’s President Xi Jinping has been ‘unsettled’ by the war in Ukraine. Burns also warns FT conference delegates that it would be a mistake to underestimate Ukraine’s intelligence capabilities and that Vladimir Putin remains determined to press on with the
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Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) — Chobani CEO and Founder Hamdi Ulukaya discusses his rise to the top and manufacturing in the U.S. He speaks with Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg) — Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg “Market Makers” brings you analysis, insight and A-list guests who influencing Wall Street and the
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Ships are crucial to the global economy, carrying about 90 per cent of all goods traded around the world. Shipping also sends around a billion tonnes of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere each year, thanks to highly polluting, heavy fuel oil, but as the FT’s Harry Dempsey explains, any transition to greener fuels could be
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Gina Champion-Cain was a pillar of the San Diego business community. She also happened to be running one of the largest Ponzi schemes of all time. #Money #Storylines #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 official premium video
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Transportation reporter David Slotnick flew on a nearly 20-hour flight from New York City to Sydney. The Qantas Airways route was a test to see how the world’s longest flights affect the human body. David was one of just 40 passengers on board to participate in the first experimental flight. MORE PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES:
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China’s message for couples after decades of limiting families to just one child? Please have more children! Why the turnabout? China’s aging. By 2040, projections show that 24 percent of the population will be aged 65 or older, a slightly higher rate than in the U.S. and more than twice India’s share. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-06-06/please-have-another-baby-video Like this
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Not only did Red Bull transform the beverage industry, it created its own category: the ‘Energy Drink’. It’s inspired countless other brands and made twelve billionaires along the way. But selling the drink in such high volume has been possible because of how the founder, Dietrich Mateschitz, revolutionized the way the company approached marketing. Video
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With the pandemic’s turbocharged acceleration of remote work options, many employees have sought to capitalize on the lack of personal supervision by secretly working two (or more) full-time jobs at once. But while there’s more money to be made, the strategy brings with it significant tradeoffs, namely mental health. #Jobs #FutureofWork #BloombergQuicktake “The Future of
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With her PhD in math, Ivana Seric had expected to wind up with a career in academia—but thanks to the growing use of statistical analysis in the NBA, she took a job with the Philadelphia 76ers instead. As a data scientist, she helps the team’s coaches devise smarter strategies to win. Next Jobs is a
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Over 45,000 pocket knives are produced each day by Victorinox, Europe’s largest knife manufacturer. The iconic Swiss Army knife has been around for nearly 130 years. It was originally created by Karl Elsener in 1891. We visited the flagship store in Geneva, Switzerland to look at some of the company’s 400 different knife models. MORE
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Pine nuts have long been desired for their unique flavor, use in traditional recipes, and health benefits. They’re also one of the most expensive nuts in the world, selling for upwards of $117 per kilogram. So what makes them so special? And why are they so expensive? MORE SO EXPENSIVE VIDEOS: Why Japanese Calligraphy Brushes
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► Try the Financial Times for 4 weeks for just £1. Start your trial now – http://bit.ly/2ry7Tkz The FT’s science editor Clive Cookson explains how astronomers saw ‘the unseeable’ – a black hole 53 million light years away ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more
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Sandalwood is one of the most expensive woods in the world: One kilogram of Indian sandalwood can cost $200. Its unique, long-lasting aroma makes it extremely sought after. And when that aroma is distilled into oil, a single kilogram can cost $8,000. Today, sandalwood oil is a coveted ingredient for perfumes, soaps, and incense. So
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Rick Seaney, CEO and co-founder of Farecompare, explains why Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. ET is the best time to buy flight tickets. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ ————————————————– Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you
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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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