WHERE TO WATCH
Why New York Still Uses Wooden Water Towers
February 12, 2020
When you look across the New York City skyline, you might notice the thousands of wooden water towers that line the tops of the buildings. Cheddar Explains why there are so many water tanks and why they are still wooden.
Shake Shack Founder Danny Meyer Talks Tech Advances in Restaurant Biz
Feb 27, 2020
Why Some Apps Are Intentionally Slow
In tech, speed is usually a major priority. But did you know it’s actually possible to create a program that is too fast? So some websites and apps are slowing down. From TurboTax to Facebook’s Privacy checkup, this phenomenon occurs more than you might think.
Feb 20, 2020
That Time the U.S. Almost Built a Death Star
The iconic rotating wheel space station from 2001: A Space Odyssey has become a fixture of our collective sci-fi consciousness. But did you know the real-life inspiration for that station was originally proposed as much more than just as a way-point for space exploration? It was also intended as a nuclear armed battle station. Like a Death Star, this station would shower destruction down on America’s enemies and ensure Cold War space superiority.
Feb 14, 2020
The Moment The NBA Turned Into A Fashion Show
Today, basketball players are bonafide style icons: the walk into an area on game day is basically a fashion show. It wasn't always like this. Basketball style has evolved over the past 20 years, due in part to a policy change in 2005. Cheddar Explains how the NBA got a makeover.