4 minutes

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Orchids: The World’s Most Beautiful Liars?

How did orchids become some of the most unique and beautiful plants on the planet? It turns out these remarkable plants have used some very nefarious tactics over the years to make homes in some of the planet’s most fascinating niches.

9 minutes

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Beauty Beyond Our Perception

Take a few minutes to witness the beauty around us, yet beyond our wildest imagination. Here’s a thought leader working at the intersection of technology, art, and science. See what you think…

10 minutes


The Cutting Edge Cafe of 1995

What did using the web in public look like 20 years ago? Here’s the story of the hippest internet cafe of 1995! It’s an amazing look at how far we’ve come.

6 minutes

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A Thank You From Wounda

We’ve all heard a little about the “intelligence” of animals, but what about “emotional intelligence”? Wounda, a once near-death chimpanzee of Dr. Goodall fame, shows us there’s more going on here than we ever dreamed.

8 minutes


Introducing The Vegetable Orchestra!

Have you ever wandered through the produce section and thought to yourself “Look at all these instruments!” Meet The Vegetable Orchestra, a group of musicians who aren’t afraid to play with their food and create wonder for us all!

12 minutes


The Giants That Can Help Save the World

After a near-death experience, arborist David Milarch embarked on a mission to use some of the planet’s oldest and most resilient trees to solve one of our future’s greatest problems. This is his remarkable story.

5 minutes


Human Connection: Disconnected

Have you ever been curious about how “reading lips” works? Take a look at a fascinating National Geographic short film about lip reading and see how learning a new languages helps build our sense of connection and break down barriers!

7 minutes

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Five Piano Guys and One Piano

How long has it been since you discovered some musical genius that might appeal to almost anyone, for the pure creativity involved in almost all their work? Take a look at today’s musical web-find. It’s simply extraordinary!

10 minutes


Bringing Gratitude into the Classroom

What if gratitude was a daily habit? How would our lives change? Here’s how one school is bringing gratitude into the classroom and having a major impact on the lives of their students!

32 minutes


Space: the Future, the Frontier

Explore the story of a remarkable movement to colonize space spurred on by a spirit of possibility and innovation! Here’s a piece of fascinating history that shouldn’t be forgotten.

25 minutes


Chasing Rivers: An Adventure on the Colorado

Think about your nearest river. Where did it come from? Where is it going? Here’s a remarkable story from a National Geographic photographer about how his adventure to chase the Colorado River reshaped his perspectives.

7 minutes


Look Up! The Importance of Stargazing

What can the night sky teach us about our own humanity? Whether you are looking up through the lights of the big city or surrounded by vast wilderness, stargazing can play an important role in reframing our perspective…

5 minutes

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The Most Successful Play of All Time

What if empathy and kindness would come naturally to kids, if we just stopped micro-managing their every move? Take a look at this wonderful lesson to all of us, taught by some middle-school boys.