Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Loves Ping-Pong

From Bloomberg. How does Nikolaj Coster-Waldau spend his time between shoots for An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet? Playing ping-pong of course. Watch the full episode here 👉 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxmheaR1f1E ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s biggest topics.…

Hopping on the Bullet Train in Japan

From Bloomberg. Behind the scenes of An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was dazzled by the snack offerings at Japan’s bullet train station. Watch the full episode here 👉 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxmheaR1f1E ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on…

What China’s Slowdown Means for Us All

From Bloomberg. For decades, China’s economic growth was tremendous. But now the nation is seeing a significant slowdown. Its housing sector is in its third year of decline, the stock market is touching new lows and youth unemployment remains high. These issues may be a major headache not only for the Chinese people and President…

Bloomberg Originals LIVE | News, Documentaries & More

From Bloomberg. Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s biggest topics. Hosted by experts covering stories you haven’t seen and viewpoints you haven’t heard, you’ll discover cinematic, data-led shows that investigate the intersection of business and culture. Exploring every angle of climate change, technology, finance, sports and beyond, Bloomberg Originals, is business…

Inside a Sustainable Mezcal Distillery

From Bloomberg. Follow Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on his visit to a sustainable mezcal distillery in Mexico. More on An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet. (Filmed with Samsung) ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s biggest topics. Hosted by experts…

Medicine Gets Political in India

From Bloomberg. India’s alternative medicine industry is booming as ancient principles of healthy living gain new traction, thanks in part to support from Narendra Modi’s government. “Ayurveda”, an ancient medical system that has existed in India for centuries, is flourishing with help from holistic-living influencers with vast reach on Instagram and YouTube. But there’s a…

Transforming Wasteland Into an Urban Farm

From Bloomberg. Meet Randy McShepard, co-founder of a Cleveland urban farm that transformed a notorious dumping site into a lively community. Follow An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s…

Changing Lives With Clean Stoves

From Bloomberg. Kenyan entrepreneur Charlot Magayi invented Mukuru Clean Stoves, which brings cleaner, safer and cheaper cooking stoves to people in Africa. She shares her vision with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet. (Presented by Samsung) ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals…

TikTok Influencer Drew Afualo on Building an Online Audience | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Influencer and TikTok creator Drew Afualo talks about building her online following, the backlash from her partnership with clothing brand Shein and her fears regarding artificial intelligence. Interview recorded Nov. 8, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious…

Plastic Problems on Caribbean Beaches

From Bloomberg. “It’s just ridiculous.” Plastic trash covers this beach on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. Watch Nikolaj Coster-Waldau search for solutions to help our environment in An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious…

Conserving Kilifi Beach

From Bloomberg. Here’s what Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is up to at Kenya’s Kilifi Beach, where he meets nearby residents who are conserving its natural beauty. More on An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet. (Filmed with Samsung) ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for…

Commercial Real Estate’s Ticking Time Bomb

From Bloomberg. Low interest rates sent money pouring into real estate, transforming cities around the world. But pandemic lockdowns emptied out business districts and tenants have been slow to return. Now commercial real estate is in trouble, and the consequences may extend across the global economy. #RealEstate #Economy #Bloomberg Watch more of our News Spotlight…

The Deal with Alex Rodriguez and Jason Kelly Trailer

From Bloomberg. The Deal with Alex Rodriguez and Jason Kelly showcases intimate conversations with business titans and sports champions that reveal their investment philosophies, missed opportunities and more. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s biggest topics. Hosted…

‘Property Brothers’ Unpack Their Mission for Sustainable Affordable Housing | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Drew and Jonathan Scott, known as “The Property Brothers,” talk about supporting everyday families, the state of the US housing market and the need to make renewable technology more affordable. Interview recorded Nov. 16, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold…

Taking a Stroll in Fukushima

From Bloomberg. “This is beautiful.” Nikolaj Coster-Waldau discovers signs of nature’s recovery in a part of Fukushima evacuated after the 2011 nuclear accident. More on An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet. (Filmed with Samsung) ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious…

Steve Aoki on Reversing Aging and Headlining FTX’s Crypto Festival | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. DJ Steve Aoki talks about his career, why he set up a foundation to reverse the known root causes of aging and his regrets about performing at FTX’s Crypto Bahamas festival in 2022. Interview recorded Nov. 9, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg…

How Guyana Can Avoid the ‘Oil Curse’

From Bloomberg. Guyana’s economy is the fastest growing in the world, driven by a booming oil sector. The South American nation’s reserves are so vast that Venezuela is escalating claims to its neighbor’s oil-rich Essequibo region. Guyana’s fossil fuel supply poses other challenges, too. While natural resource windfalls can create phenomenal wealth, they can lead…

Kwame Onwuachi Shares Recipe Behind Popular NY Restaurant Tatiana | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Chef Kwame Onwuachi, founder of Manhattan’s Tatiana, talks about his book Notes From a Young Black Chef while sharing what he’s learned in the world’s best kitchens and how he runs his restaurant. Interview recorded Oct. 10, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg…

Inside a Sustainable Office in Ho Chi Minh City

From Bloomberg. Follow Nikolaj Coster-Waldau inside a lush green office building in Ho Chi Minh City designed by Buddhist architect Võ Trọng Nghĩa. More on An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet. (Filmed with Samsung) ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious…

The Architect Who Builds in Harmony With Nature

From Bloomberg. Coming up on An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau travels to Vietnam to meet a Buddhist architect who is refining urban spaces by building in harmony with nature. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on…

Avenue Capital Group CEO Marc Lasry on Knowing When to Sell | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Avenue Capital Group Chief Executive Officer Marc Lasry talks about his career in distressed debt investing, working with Donald Trump and why he decided to sell his stake in the Milwaukee Bucks. Interview recorded Nov. 29, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals…

How Man-Made Clouds Can Help Save Coral Reefs

From Bloomberg. Scientists have come up with a unique strategy for protecting corals in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. @nikolajcw meets an oceanographer to see how man-made clouds could help. Watch more on An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet. (Presented by KIA) #climate #got #gameofthrones #australia ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member…

Walking on Greenland’s Enormous Icecap

From Bloomberg. “I feel very lucky to be here.” Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and the crew took a walk on the enormous icecap in Greenland for An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet. (Filmed with Samsung) ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds…

Nutrient Mud, Manmade Clouds and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

From Bloomberg. How do you tell dusk from dawn in the age of climate change? In the first episode of An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet, host Nikolaj Coster-Waldau begins his global journey to find out. From the scientists behind carbon-neutral jet fuel to the oceanographer creating cloud cover for the Great Barrier Reef, the…

How Dolly Parton Does It All

From Bloomberg. Dolly Parton is a performer, recording artist, songwriter, novelist, philanthropist, theme-park operator, hotelier and businesswoman. The icon talks with us about how she does it all. https://trib.al/XIxY6mM #dollyparton ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s biggest…

Singapore’s Dirty Money Problem

From Bloomberg. Singapore has long been a haven for the super wealthy, with its low taxes, safety and stability.Threatening to upend that carefully crafted image, however, is a sprawling $2.2 billion money laundering scandal. Though the vast majority of investment in the city-state is above board, its famous openness to inflows is now under scrutiny.…

Matthew Desmond Talks About How to End Poverty in America | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Professor Matthew Desmond, a sociologist and Author of Poverty, by America, explores poverty and its causes in the US, and talks about his personal experience when his family lost their home. Interview recorded Oct. 5, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers…

The Breathtaking Landscape of Greenland

From Bloomberg. See the breathtaking landscape Nikolaj Coster Waldau saw while filming An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet in Greenland. More to come in the full episode via link in bio. (Filmed with Samsung) ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious…

Inside Pakistan’s Endless Economic Crisis

From Bloomberg. Pakistan’s economy is in tatters battered by inflation, political instability and a depreciating currency. It clinched its 23rd bailout package from the IMF since gaining independence in 1947. Bloomberg’s Faseeh Mangi looks at what the country needs to get out from under its bailout addiction. #pakistan #pakistani #economy #economiccrisis ——– Like this video?…

The Benefits of ‘Rock Flour’ From Melting Icecaps

From Bloomberg. Coming up on An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau starts his journey in Greenland, where he meets a geologist who discovered “rock flour” from the melting icecap. Watch the full episode on Thursday. (Presented by Samsung) ——– 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 Bloomberg…

Pinky Cole on Why She Cried After Giving Up Equity in Slutty Vegan | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole describes how difficult it was to give up equity after building her popular lifestyle brand and talks about the failures that shaped her successes. Interview recorded Oct. 25, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes…

Why Africa Doesn’t Have Many Sports Arenas

From Bloomberg. Masai Ujiri, president of the Toronto Raptors, is pushing to make professional sports a bigger business in Africa, keeping talent, opportunity and money on the continent. He’s promoting the construction of Zaria Court in Kigali, Rwanda, as a template—the kind of multi-use arena replete with hotels, restaurants and public space that could boost…

Why Africa Doesn’t Have More Sports Arenas

From Bloomberg. Masai Ujiri, president of the Toronto Raptors, is pushing to make professional sports a bigger business in Africa, keeping talent, opportunity and money on the continent. He’s promoting the construction of Zaria Court in Kigali, Rwanda, as a template—the kind of multi-use arena replete with hotels, restaurants and public space that could boost…

An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet Trailer

From Bloomberg. COMING SOON: An Optimist’s Guide to the Planet captures Nikolaj Coster-Waldau’s search for people across the globe who are helping drive humanity toward a brighter, more sustainable future. Streaming on Thursday, February 8, 2024. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes…

The Price of El Salvador’s War on Gangs

From Bloomberg. El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has waged a “war on gangs,” imprisoning 1.6% of the country’s population. With a possible second term around the corner, those numbers could skyrocket. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s…

Artist Theaster Gates on Changing His Image to Attract Investors | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Artist and urban planner Theaster Gates talks about investors, developing Chicago’s South Side and how he plans to say goodbye after 20 years of neighborhood transformation. Interview recorded Sept. 12, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds…

Judy Chicago on the Art World, AI and Protest Movements | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Feminist Artist Judy Chicago talks about challenges young artists face, why being able to draw is still important for practicing artists and her exhibition Herstory. Interview recorded Oct. 12, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on…

How Ozempic Became the New Viagra

From Bloomberg. Each January, weight loss is top of mind for millions of people. These days, there’s a new solution for many: Ozempic. The success of the drug and its sibling Wegovy has turned Novo Nordisk into Europe’s biggest company. But Eli Lilly’s newest GLP-1 drug, Zepbound, could take a big bite out of the…

Nadia Murad on Setting Up ‘Nadia’s Initiative’ After Escaping ISIS Captivity | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad talks about why she decided to set up a nonprofit after escaping from ISIS captivity and the role businesses and corporations can play in underfunded regions. Interview recorded Sept. 26, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals…

Lab-Grown Human Skin

From Bloomberg. Biotech startup Cutiss makes lab-grown human skin to help patients suffering from severe burns. Ashlee Vance visits its lab in Switzerland. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s biggest topics. Hosted by experts covering stories you…

Alice Wong on Being Told She Wouldn’t Live to Adulthood | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project Alice Wong talks about challenging disability stereotypes and her vision for a world where disabled people aren’t siloed. Interview recorded Oct. 26, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds…

RUIN: Money, Ego and Deception at FTX (Trailer)

From Bloomberg. Watch now: https://youtu.be/3QpdU9LS540 A feature documentary about Sam Bankman-Fried and the stunning collapse of FTX, his cryptocurrency exchange. #FTX #SBF #Bloomberg ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s biggest topics. Hosted by experts covering stories you…

Rich Paul on LeBron James and Why He’ll Never Own an NBA Team | The Businessweek Show

From Bloomberg. Klutch Sports Group Founder and CEO Rich Paul talks about his new memoir, Lucky Me, working with LeBron James and what he wants his legacy to be. Interview recorded Oct. 9, 2023. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious…

Patti LaBelle Answers Rapid Fire Questions

From Bloomberg. She’s best known as a singer with an explosive voice, who’s sold more than 50 million records and earned two Grammys, and an actress with dozens of TV appearances, including her own ’90s sitcom, Out All Night. But these days, Patti LaBelle—the Godmother of Soul (and Mariah Carey’s real-life godmother)—is just as focused…

Measuring Mice Brains for Better AI

From Bloomberg. A Swiss lab run by neuroscientist Mackenzie Mathis is collecting data from mouse brains and using it to inform AI systems. ——– 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 Bloomberg Originals offers bold takes for curious minds on today’s biggest topics. Hosted by experts covering stories you…