The Rise And Fall Of Victoria’s Secret

Every year, the Victoria’s Secret fashion show broadcasts to millions of viewers. A flurry of top models called ‘Angels’ strut down the runway in sexy lingerie next to famous pop stars belting their best songs. It’s a visual celebration of the top lingerie retailer in the United States, which consistently captures around 60 percent of…

Why Air Travel Is So Cheap | So Expensive

Sixty years ago, air travel was far too expensive for the masses. Book a flight between New York and London on Pan Am in 1960, and you’d be paying somewhere around $300, or about $2,600, adjusted for inflation. But in 2019, you can catch the same flight for almost a tenth of the price. It…

Why Coca-Cola Invented Fanta In Nazi Germany

This is Fanta, one of the most popular soft drinks in the world. It’s easily identifiable by its bright colors and bold advertisements, which often feature a group of diverse people dancing to loud, upbeat music. The brand presents itself as multicultural and fun-loving and lures consumers in with the promise of fresh, bold flavors.…

How New Balance Sneakers Are Made | The Making Of

Fabiana Buontempo: What do tennis star Coco Gauff, NBA MVP Kawhi Leonard, and Liverpool soccer great Sadio Mané have in common? They all wear New Balances on the court and on the field. You don’t have to be a sneakerhead to know that New Balances weren’t always considered the “cool shoe.” But somehow, despite steep…

Inside Tiffany’s Private Suite for VIPs

I’m Kim Bhasin, Luxury Reporter at Bloomberg, here to invite you into the most exclusive realms of luxury retail. This is Invitation Only. Today, I’m on 5th Avenue, smack dab in the middle of Manhattan. This place is a luxury playground. You got Bergdorf Goodman, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Omega, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Harry…

What Will Happen When Queen Elizabeth II Dies?

Operation London Bridge. That’s the code name given to the plan in place for the days and weeks after Queen Elizabeth II’s passing. The Queen has been sitting on the royal throne since 1952. That’s the longest reign of any monarch in British history. And during that time, she has seen over a dozen UK…

Repo: How Roughly $1 Trillion Moves Overnight | WSJ

(pleasant mallet percussion music) – [Narrator] Take a look at this chart. It tracks how much banks and others pay for overnight loans using something called repurchase agreements. This is also known as the repo rate. These bumps right here on September 16th and 17th have caused a really big stir in the financial world.…

What New Border Patrol Recruits Go Through At Boot Camp

Instructor: Close your eyes. Narrator: This… Instructor: Stand by. Narrator: is Border Patrol boot camp. Trainee: United States Border Patrol! Get on the ground! Narrator: Before they serve in the United States Border Patrol… Trainee: Get on the ground! Do it now! Narrator: all trainees have to graduate Instructor: Fall out! Narrator: from the Border…

How Horsepower Is Measured In Cars

This car is spinningup to a whopping 8,200 revolutions per minute.At 8,200 rpm, it screams.It’s a Ford Mustang GT350,and though its wheels are spinningat what should carry the car to 140 mph,it’s obviously not moving anywhere.But what you’re seeing is an important testthat helps us understand what the car is capable ofand, in this case,…

Fastest Street-Legal Cars Of The Decade

Aj Caldwell: It’s a great time to be a car enthusiast. Modern times have brought us the mind-boggling performance of electric vehicles and some updates to some old favorites. Speed records have been broken again and again as new technology fuels automakers’ competition for the title of fastest car. So, as the 2010s near an…