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14 minutes

This Close to Ending Polio!

It’s almost gone! One of the most crippling and heart-breaking disease effecting humanity is almost gone! It’s a fascinating story about a great partnership. Take a look!

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7 minutes

Making Music with Lightning?

Meet ArcAttack, a group making music with Tesla Coils! By combining music, science, and the power of lightning they are taking cool science to the next level.

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3 minutes

Take a Moment to Celebrate Joy!

Do we need to be so serious all of the time? Have a look at the fun and hilarious penny farthing race. It certainly reminds us to take a moment to celebrate the power of joy!

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18 minutes

What is “Family?”

Sometimes the heart is a far better judge than the head. Here’s a beautiful answer to the question “What is Family?”

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12 minutes

Chris Hadfield’s Space Oddity

When Chris Hadfield released his cover of David Bowie’s song Space Oddity filmed on the ISS, it captured the attention of the world. Let’s take a moment to celebrate this iconic and beautiful video!

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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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15 minutes

Hype Aside: What are our real energy options?

Do you feel us edging away from fossil fuels? If we look where innovation is moving, it’s not in coal, oil and gas. No the creative thought leaders and clever young innovators are moving on. See where they are taking us!

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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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28 minutes

Amateurs Making Our Lives Better: Planning 2017

People who have changed the world often started out as complete amateurs. Some of their stories are absolutely fabulous! Let’s give this whole “trying new things” some thought through the lens of remarkable amateurs.

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16 minutes

The Ingenious Music of the Marble Machine

What happens when you combine the musical power of a one-man band, the whimsy of a Rube Goldberg machine, and the power of 2000 marbles? Meet the Marble Machine, an instrument and a band all in one!

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8 minutes

Murals on Mountainsides

Simon Beck creates breathtaking mountainside murals in freshly fallen snow. His work is a remarkable example of the magic that can happen when nature and art combine!

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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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11 minutes

Hexaflexagon Wonder to Flex Mex Recipe

Do you remember the wonder of a particular paper folding trick where it seemed a new color surfaced with every refold, even though the hexagon was only 2-sided? Here’s a whole new take on that!