Dec 27, 2019

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Plus: Tesla is set to deliver its first cars built in China, a sleeping pill-induced money horror story and how swimsuit fabric drummed up controversy at the Olympics.

Segments From this episode

When sportswear helps break records

Dec 27, 2019
Sportswear companies risk upsetting fans if their innovations help athletes break records, said author Kassia St. Clair.
Swimmers during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Tesla's China factory could be a model for U.S. automakers

Dec 27, 2019
The electric vehicle company is avoiding steep import tariffs by building cars in Shanghai.
Elon Musk walks with Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong during the groundbreaking ceremony for a Tesla factory in the city in January.
STR/AFP via Getty Images

Streaming TV might go back to the future by embracing ad revenue

Dec 27, 2019
The forthcoming NBCUniversal service, Peacock, could be free and ad-supported ... like old-fashioned TV.
NBCUniversal plans to wade into the streaming pool with an ad-supported service called Peacock.
David McNew/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Sunrise The Kooks
Forever and Ever Sun Glitters, Steffaloo
Peach Fuzz Caamp
Days No Vacation

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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