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An Iranian-American woman creates an online marketplace for underground Iranian designers.

We meet Golshid Mola, an Iranian-American businesswoman who is trying not to fall afoul of US sanctions. Plus, the Afghan carpet makers who are weaving images of drones into their rugs. And a New York sommelier who spices up meals with personal stories of the wine he pours.

Also, US basketball teams break out special uniforms for the Chinese New Year. The green tech revolution leaves consumers in the dark. And the Florida auto repair shop specialising in Soviet-era cars.

(Photo: Earring design by one of Golshid Mola’s Iranian vendors. Credit: Liqe/

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27 minutes

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Sun 8 Feb 2015 22:32GMT


  • US Sanctions

    Why an Iranian-American entrepreneur is keeping a close eye on the US-Iran nuclear talks

    Duration: 04:43

  • War Rugs

    Afghan carpet weavers depict drone warfare on their rugs

    Duration: 03:24

  • Tales from a Sommelier

    It's not just the taste or smell that makes a wine — it's the story

    Duration: 04:25

  • NBA in China

    The National Basketball Association celebrates the Chinese New Year

    Duration: 03:43

  • Green Tech

    The energy efficiency revolution is coming— just don't tell consumers

    Duration: 04:40

  • Fix My Lada

    The Florida man who keeps Cuba's boxy, rusty Soviet-era Ladas running

    Duration: 04:26


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