How to Make $300,000 Custom Speakers
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How to Make $300,000 Custom Speakers

Oswalds Mill Audio makes $300,000 speakers from wood like ash, cherry, and walnut—plus slate and…

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How Putin Became the Symbol of Russian Power
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How Putin Became the Symbol of Russian Power

Whether it’s annexing territories, crushing his opponents or posing for photo ops, Vladimir Putin is…

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How Good Are Nike’s New Sneakers?
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How Good Are Nike’s New Sneakers?

The company has reimagined its signature technology, durable sacks of inert gas, for the $190…

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This Not-So-Secret Code Powers Robots Around the Globe
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This Not-So-Secret Code Powers Robots Around the Globe

Depending on whom you ask, the Robot Operating System—or ROS—is kind of like the plumbing…

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How Did Puerto Rico Go Bankrupt?
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How Did Puerto Rico Go Bankrupt?

Puerto Rico filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history in early May. Find…

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The Painstaking Art of Making a Luxury Watch
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The Painstaking Art of Making a Luxury Watch

The Swiss watch brand Arnold & Son builds all its own movements and tools in-house…

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How to Make a Drum
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How to Make a Drum

Any jazz musician will tell you they don’t make drums like they used to. Except…

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Tesla’s Solar Roof Is Cheaper Than Expected
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Tesla’s Solar Roof Is Cheaper Than Expected

Tesla will begin delivering its first solar roof tiles this summer at a price point…

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What Makes a Photo Worth $4 Million?
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What Makes a Photo Worth $4 Million?

Bloomberg Pursuits’ James Tarmy met with art advisor Lisa Schiff at the Mnunchin gallery in…

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What Makes a Populist?
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What Makes a Populist?

Populist politicians like U.S. President Donald Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte have rapidly destabilized…

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