We think so! The arts have a knack for pushing us to look at our world in novel ways.

 We’ve collected a few of our favorite articles here for you to explore, but if you’re hankering for more, spend some time in this category!

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Underwater Wonder Combining Sculpture & Conservation

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What happens when we create art that interacts with its environment? What happens when art and conservation combine? Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures inspire wonder!

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Painting in a Pool of Milk?

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From the earliest cave paintings, humanity has been refining the artistic impulse by experimentation and in today’s article, Alexa Meade takes innovation to another level.

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How Tall Bikes Could Save the World!

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Since the dawn of time, wildly creative people (often considered foolish) have been bringing ingenious concepts into our daily lives. Here’s a brilliantly fun and remarkable innovation that may be on the horizon!

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Where Could the Beauty of Science Take Us?

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Could this combination of art and science inspire a fascination for the sciences in more people? This education brand brings another level to science class!

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An Afghan Artist Using Graffiti to Change Perceptions

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Artist, Shamsia Hassani, is using her graffiti to change society’s perceptions. Her work depicts strong women and a brighter future for Afghanistan. Here is her story…

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Through the Eyes of a Creative Outsider

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Art has a powerful way of shifting our perceptions. Today, we get to see that creative magic unfold along the Canadian shores when visited by the artist, Hula.

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Beauty in a Solitary Drop of Water

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What if everything ordinary, like a drop of water, is intricately complex and beautiful depending solely upon your perspective. Take a look at a video that explains this assertion and will leave you stunned by a remarkably unknown source for wonder.

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Growing Furniture, Nature’s Creativity

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What if we could grow furniture, with nature as our factory? Full Grown furniture is changing how we think about manufacturing by taking us back to nature.

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Diving in a Wheelchair: Art to Alter Possibility

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Artist Sue Austin shatters the boundaries and assumptions of life in a wheelchair; proving the immensely transformative power of art.

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Astoundingly Intricate Designs of the Smallest Form

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What if beauty was all around us, in puddles and drainage ditches? Well, it most likely is and here’s someone who can show us!

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Saving Rivers by Turning Toxins Into Art!

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How can painting with toxic sludge save rivers? Two professors at Ohio University are teaming up to combine art and science to conserve and protect polluted waterways!

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Landfill Art: Amazing on Many Levels

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What if we connected our world by finding amazing new ways to use the things we already have too much of: like garbage, for instance?

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The Connective Power of Photography

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How can taking a photograph help you connect with a stranger? Richard Renaldi’s photographic series “Touching Strangers” shows us that an act as simple as posing with a stranger can have a profound effect on our sense of humanity.

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Can Eco-Conscious Transportation Be Cool?

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Josh Hadar is making being environmentally friendly sexy with his “hippie hogs,” electric bikes with artful forms that turn heads…

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The Traditions of This Tribe Have Left Quite a Mark

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What you can find in the mountains of the Philippines may stay with you forever, especially if you happen to visit Apo Whang-Od in her village. She’s single handedly working and teaching to keep her culture’s tradition alive!

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Bacteria as an Art Form?

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An MIT scientist studying how bacteria can detect cancer is teaming up with an artist to make living art. The results and their story are fascinating!

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Exploring the Wonders of Cardistry

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Have you heard of cardistry? This incredible art combines dexterity with endless possibility to turn an ordinary deck of cards into a medium for remarkable feats of artistic expression!

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Gravity Glue: Seemingly Impossible Balance

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What happens when balance – just the act of balancing – is taken to the very limit? You will not believe what today’s featured artist is doing. Pure marvel!

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Synesthesia: A World of Sound and Color

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What does a world look like where you can see music? Synesthetic artist Melissa McCracken is taking us all on a journey into her mind with her incredible paintings.

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“Gulp”: The World’s Largest Stop-Motion Animation

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What do you get when an entire beach is the stage for stop-motion animation plus incredible sand-art talent? Gulp: the world’s largest stop-motion set!

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Pilobolus’ “Symbiosis,” A New World of Dance

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Today on EWC, join us in witnessing a dance/art spectacle like nothing you’ve ever seen: a group named Pilobolus’ intriguing performance “Symbiosis.” It will bring most of us to our edges of understanding.

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Oh the Places You’ll Go!

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Know anyone graduating or beginning a new chapter of life? Here’s a gift to both of you! Enjoy an old childhood favorite by Dr. Seuss as read by a very unlikely source!

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This Tree Can Grow 40 Different Fruits!

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Today on EWC we take a look at a pretty funky topic: Sam Van Aken’s Tree of 40 Fruits! This tree grows not one, but (you guessed it) 40 different varieties of stone fruit! How amazing! But how could this be? Read more to find out!

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A Wish to Change the World (With JR)

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Heroes, politicians, and scientists take risks to change the world, right? See how youth and creativity can with street artist JR, 2011’s TED Prize winner!

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Phil Hansen: Making the Extraordinary Look Easy

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Never let go of your ability to just relax into the wonder of watching a creative genius do their thing. Today we point you to the way deconstruction can be a wonder!

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What Claude Monet’s Cataracts Revealed

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We all know about his fabulous artwork, but we might not all know that Claude Monet developed cataracts. Lucky for us, he was able to show us how they changed his world through his paintings, and It’s Okay to be Smart gives us a deeper look into this…

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Where Artistry Meets Athleticism

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Combining artistry, athleticism, and tradition the Georgian National Ballet is a true cultural marvel, and an incredible reminder of how art can transcend culture!

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Dance that Defies Gravity!

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What happens you take dance, flip it sideways, and defy gravity on the side of a building? Check out BANDALOOP a dance troupe that is spreading awe and wonder with a new kind of dance!

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Prepared to be Awed by the Finger Painter Iris Scott

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After seizing a moment of inspiration, finger painter Iris Scott began using our most fundamental tool to create marvelous works of art! Here’s her story…

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Remarkable Paintings in Wine

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After accidently slipping his paint brush into his glass of while painting one day, the artist Alfonso Aguirre discovered a way to bring the blood of the land into his artwork. Here’s the story of this remarkably happy accident…

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