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5 minutes

Do Ants Have Language?

What sound does an ant make? It’s probably not a question you’ve ever asked yourself. It turns out, though, the answer is actually pretty cool!

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9 minutes

Unlikely Heroes: the Hidden Gems of 2016 on EWC!

Once in a while it’s good to travel with a guide who really knows the hidden gems in any landscape, the extraordinary things that shouldn’t be missed. Today, let us be your guide to some remarkable hidden gems of possibility!

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6 minutes

The Creature that Doesn’t Die?

Let us introduce you to the hydra. These remarkable little organisms appear to defy the laws of nature with their seemingly immortal lifespan! Here’s the story on these strange creatures.

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5 minutes

Powering Your World with Fish Scales?

Yes, you read that correctly, we can use fish scales to generate power! It turns out those fish you see in the market could be an alternative energy source! Here’s how this alternative energy source could be used in the future!

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14 minutes

An Adventure in Urban Wildlife

The words “urban wildlife photography” may seem boring, perhaps pictures of squirrels or pigeons. It turns out, the animals that call our cities home have a lot to teach us!

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17 minutes

Remembering the Crocodile Hunter

Today, Ever Widening Circles remembers one of the true action heroes of our time, one committed to the sanctity of animal life and preservation thereof, the one and only Crocodile Hunter: Steve Irwin.

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9 minutes

How is an Eel Like a Taser?

What could we learn from the “outliers”? Here’s a way to start down the path of finding something to respect and even learn from the un-lovables.

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9 minutes

Wonders, Just One Year Ago!

One year ago this month there was the typical negativity in the news cycle, but there was also amazing possibility and innovation being celebrated right here! Enjoy our look back to our top 8 articles from November 2015. (Oh,.. and there’s food there!)

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4 minutes

Meet the Aardwolf!

Have you heard about a remarkable creature called the aardwolf? What are they, some kind of aardvark wolf hybrid? Let us introduce you to another of the planet’s awesome animals!

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9 minutes

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…

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6 minutes

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.

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7 minutes

Continental Collision Course

Not many of us stop to think about what the world looked like before our continents separated and then re-connected in a new way many years ago. Why does it still matter? Fascinating food for thought here today! Take a look…