David Blaine regurgitates live frog
Of all the magical tricks, stunts related to swallowing and regurgitating items seem the craziest, because it isn’t actually magic. From sword swallowers to a famous magician who swallowed kerosene and water to light a fire then put it out with just his mouth, there is actually a lot more practice that goes into these tricks. So how does it work?
China’s attempt to control their population
With a population of just under 1.4 billion, China’s efforts to manage its many residents have evolved over the years. Strict rules limit the number of children a family could have, and almost everything else regarding family building. The laws have had an immense impact on family structure that is so revered in China.
Our digital content may soon disappear
With our increasing reliance on the internet and digital data, the possibility of a “digital dark age” may seem equivalent to an apocalypse. According to Vint Cerf, one of the people who pioneered the internet, digital content saved on disks and other devices may soon be unusable.
Journey to the deep corners of the ocean
If you’ve been to the beach, you probably know what it feels like to be about 4 feet under the surface of the ocean. But the big blue water that covers most of our planet is much more than just it’s beaches. Very few people have journeyed deep into the abyss.
“The only key to Baldpate”
In Estes Park, Colorado, the Baldpate Inn holds an interesting collection. If you were to visit there, you would immediately notice all the keys hanging from the rafters. From various states, left by visitors and guests, this collection of upwards of 30,000 keys is the largest public collection in the world.
How these turbines can produce 24/7 renewable energy
Today, it is even more important to shift the world’s gaze from non-renewable energy sources to ones that have a longer lifespan for people and the planet itself. In Belgium, whirlpool turbines are creating constant renewable energy for homes in small rural areas. They utilize the existing currents of rivers to produce energy, enough for dozens of homes.
The stereotypes behind picking your March Madness brackets
If you are an avid fan, you likely have a strategy when selecting your teams for the March Madness tournament. But not everyone has a clear strategy based on statistics and numbers. This funny video gives you a different perspective on how people make their selections during March Madness. Do you fit into any of these categories when selecting your brackets?
How this ski resort is keeping skiers safe from avalanches
If barreling down a snowy hill at a fast speed didn’t sound dangerous enough, skiers and snowboarders have another threat at one of the largest ski resorts in North America. Avalanches have claimed the lives of 16 people in the last year across the western U.S. But one resort in British Columbia is turning the tide with a new way to keep their visitors safe.
Can you answer these questions from the 1926 SAT?
Maybe it’s been a few years since your last standardized test, but if you can remember, it may have been full of questions that were confusing, with overly complicated words and odd answers. To add to the complexity, teens were asked to answer the questions. How did they do?
How to make a million dollars at 16 years old
Celebrities are the people who can get the rare, expensive items that the general public just couldn’t imagine spending that much money for. Things like designer clothes, accessories, and even shoes are coveted items for those with the cash to spare. But many famous singers and rappers have a secret source for their rarest sneakers: 16-year-old Benjamin "Kickz."
How to get Airpods for $40
The Apple Airpods are the earbuds of the future, and they have a lot of great features. But for some, the price tag of $160 for something that fits in a floss case can be a little much for some. Luckily, there are Airpods out there for $40, but remember, with cheaper prices may come cheaper products.
Digital Life Hack: Stop robocalls and telemarketers for good!
Unsolicited robocalls have become a serious epidemic lately. A recent study shows that the number of spam calls has been rising across the country at an alarmingly rapid pace. People in the U.S. receive an average of just under 19 spam calls every month. That's why you need to know how to stop annoying robocalls on your smartphone. One way to try and stop these intrusive calls is with robocall blocking apps. Kim shows us some of the best options available.
Kim’s Top 5 databases to opt-out of now
Robocalls and direct mail marketing can get annoying. I want to give you five ways to stop marketing phone calls and direct marketing ads from taking over your life. Be prepared, though, because you'll need to set aside several minutes or even an hour or more to opt out of some of these, but it will be worth it.
Digital Life Hack: Amazon Alexa Skills
Alexa can be found on several devices, including the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show and more. The device is programmed to respond to almost unlimited commands and variations, and there are tens of thousands of individual “skills” you can add to her repertoire. Even though there are already tons of Alexa skills to choose from, wouldn't it be nice to make some custom skills of your own?
Best sites to find deals on foreclosed homes
Here's a tip for that might help you see an almost-immediate bump in your home's equity. Of course, we cannot promise a big financial return - there are too many factors in play. But we can point you to an investment opportunity that has proven to be a massive windfall for many wealthy people. I'm talking about foreclosures and in this video I am giving you some of the best websites to find awesome deals on foreclosed homes.
One of the Great Calls on The Kim Komando Show
The ongoing battle between big tech companies and the government continues in the wake of the school shooting in Florida. A caller to my show asked about how it was possible for a person to comment on YouTube, which requires an account, and law enforcement not be able to identify the person with that account info. Check out this video as I discuss this disconnect between tech companies and the government with a caller from Denver, CO.
5 tricks to get the best possible reception with your indoor antenna
Cable TV prices have skyrocketed over the years with many people feeling forced to pay outrageous prices to get live programming and specialty channels. But times have changed dramatically and now many are asking, have you cut the cable TV cord yet and turned to streaming services instead? Watch this clip from the Kim Komando Show as I share with you ways to cut cable and get your favorite shows for a fraction of the price.
March 17, 2018 – Hour 2
Kim Komando shares the latest information about everything digital, with plenty of fun, and the best callers from coast-to-coast!
OneRepublic – ‘Good Life’
Music video by OneRepublic performing Good Life. (C) 2011 Mosley Music/Interscope Records