SCAMMERS are Everywhere in CHINA!

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The Guardians of Our Planet | That's Amazing Episode 4

We can all find small ways to make our world a better place. In the fourth episode of "That's Amazing"' we meet: a boar hunter preserving tradition and protecting birds in the wettest place on earth, an artist who transforms toxic sludge into works of art, and a group of scientists working to save the Joshua Tree from a warming climate. Tune in to "That's Amazing" every Sunday at 9 pm on The Weather Channel. SUBSCRIBE: Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: Make our acquaintance on Facebook: Give us a shout on Twitter: Come hang with us on Vimeo: Visit our world directly: This story is a part of our Planet Earth series. From mammals to insects and birds to reptiles, we share this great big world with all manner of creatures, large and small. Come with us to faraway places as we explore our great big planet and meet some of its wildest inhabitants. Great Big Story is a video network dedicated to the untold, overlooked & flat-out amazing. Humans are capable of incredible things & we're here to tell their stories. When a rocket lands in your backyard, you get in.

Elon Musk's Boring Company to Build 150 mph Chicago Loop to O'Hare

What’s the best way to get to and from the airport? The subway is cheap, but it means hauling your luggage around and sitting there through all the stops that aren’t yours.Cabs and ride services get you straight there, but they’re more expensive and run the risk of getting caught in traffic.What if there was an option that was a little more expensive than the subway, a little cheaper than a cab, but guaranteed to be fast, clean, and easy? At Chicago’s O’Hare airport, it seems that option will soon exist, and it’s being brought to Chicagoans by none other than Elon Musk.After receiving proposals from several organizations, the Chicago Infrastructure Trust chose Musk’s The Boring Company to build and operate a high-speed underground shuttle between the city center and the already-huge, soon-to-be-huger O’Hare.The company states its goal in building environmentally friendly public transit systems like this one is “to alleviate soul-destroying traffic.” According to the Airports Council International 2017 rankings, O’Hare is the world’s second-busiest airport in terms of take-offs and landings (after Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), and the sixth-busiest in terms of total passenger traffic—over 79.8million people flew through O’Hare in 2017.Not every one of those people needs to get to and from the city center—some are just connecting to other destinations—but of the tens of millions that do, how many would opt to use Musk’s Chicago Express Loop, as the project has been dubbed? More importantly, what is this thing? A Tesla-in-a-tunnel? A mini-hyperloop? It’s sort of a combination of the two.The Express Loop will run in 14-foot-wide tunnels 30-60 feet underground at speeds of up to 150 miles per hour.The Boring Company calls the vehicles themselves “electric skates,” defined as platforms on wheels propelled by multiple electric motors.Besides being built on a modified Tesla X chassis, they’re battery-powered and produce no emissions.They look like futuristic train cars, and each skate will hold up to 16 passengers.Hyperloop pods, if they ever come to be, will travel much faster than Express Loop (600+ miles per hour), and the pods will need to be pressurized, as there will be a partial vacuum inside the tube to significantly reduce air friction.Express Loop won’t need to reduce air friction or have pressurized cars.The trip from downtown Chicago to the airport is projected to take just 12 minutes (for comparison’s sake, the Blue Line subway currently takes about 45 minutes).As the crow flies, it’s 16 miles from downtown to O’Hare.The city departure point will be located in Block 37, an existing mall/subway station that takes up a full square city block, and the O’Hare arrival point will be somewhere in between Terminals 1 and 3.Building two stations, digging 16 miles of big underground tunnels, and putting high-speed electric vehicles in them sounds like an enormous expense—who’s going to foot the bill? Chicago’s mayor, Rahm Ema

Shanghai Black Market Haul!

Today, Where's Poppy and I explore Shanghai as we dive deep into the AP Plaza Counterfeit Market in Shanghai! We bargain for goodies such as Nike, BAPE, Supreme, Kimonos and other accessories. This one's pretty wild! Come along! ________________________________________________________________ WATCH the other 'Where's Poppy and Collin Abroadcast collab video' on her channel here: Check out and SUBSCRIBE to her channel here: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ♥Support the Hustle! ✔PATREON: Collin Abroadcast (Love you guys, thanks!) ✔INSTAGRAM: collinabroadcast ✔SNAPCHAT: rockafur ✔TWITTER: @CollinSphere ✔FACEBOOK: Collin Abroadcast ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ► Previous video: Shenzhen Knockoff Market Spree! Fake Yeezy Store in China! Shenzhen Imitation Market Haul! Shenzhen Black Market Gold Mine! (Part 1) This Apartment is Only $500 in China Counterfeit Market Bargaining Challenge | US vs UK China Fake Night Market Adventure! Shanghai Imitation Market Bonanza! -Shanghai Fake Replica Market Spree! -Why are Hostel World's Directions Such S***?| -BREAKING INTO a London Ghost Town in China -China's Futuristic Malls Placed in Dystopian Looking Cities - $250 vs $500 Chinese Apartments - The TIME of our LIVES in Thailand's Hidden Backpacking Paradise! - I Have a Score to Settle with Hong Kong - Exploring Shanghai's TOP 4 Tourist Attractions -INSIDE China's Italian Ghost Town - Shanghai Knockoff Market Adventure! -Crazy Bargaining in Shanghai's Fake Markets - It's More Fun in the Philippines! | Manila's Daranak Falls - A DAY IN SHANGHAI -LOST ON YELLOW MOUNTAIN- -SHANGHAI'S COUNTERFEIT MARKET -WHAT CHINESE STUDENTS THINK OF AMERICANS -TEACHER AND STUDENT RELATIONS -EXPERIENCE MY CLASS! I take you through a typical day teaching English!

This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, months-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at Follow TED news on Twitter: Like TED on Facebook: Subscribe to our channel:

Inside Chinese Convenience Stores

Chinese convenience stores are very different to your own country, come and find out what it's like inside a typical Chinese Convenience store, what weird and wonderful snacks, drinks and doodads can you find in your average Chinese convenience and corner store? China has its own tastes and needs, and this is reflected in what you find in its convenience stores. Even though there are big brand names such as 7-11, the products and services are uniquely Chinese, There is also a huge problem with counterfeiting and copying, so don't be surprised if you come across an 8-12 or something similar. Come with me as I take a close look into some of China's convenience stores! If you like the music, here's the artist's spotify link: Check the bottom of the description for the rest of the Artist's info ⚫ Watch Conquering Southern China (my documentary) and see China like no one outside of China has ever seen it before: ⚫ Support me on Patreon: Join me on Facebook: Twitter: @serpentza Instagram: serpent_za My other channel: Music Artist's youtube channel: His facebook page:

Traveller beware, China is a wonderful place to visit but you are very likely to get scammed, and not just the occasional traveller, everyone! Knowledge is Power, and even if you live here you have to be on your guard. Scamming is a part of daily life in one way or the other, but armed with this knowledge, you should be able to avoid the worst scams and have an amazing experience travelling throughout China.

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