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Meet the Mammals that…Lay Eggs?

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It’s an animal that is often perplexing, but always fascinating. Join us today as we learn a little more about the platypus, one of the planet’s most unique creatures!

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6 minutes

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Your Smile is a Storyteller

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When it comes to decoding the history of humanity, did you know ancient teeth are some of our greatest assets? Yes, the humble tooth can provide us with an incredible window into the past!

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17 minutes

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OK Go: How to FIND Your Next Great Idea!

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OK Go – arguably the most wildly creative force in music videos – can teach us all a lot about getting to our next great idea. Turns out most of us have been going about things backward!

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23 minutes

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What Makes Stonehenge So Remarkable?

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By looking closely at the landscape around Stonehenge we can catch a glimpse at the people who built and used it. Yes, there is much more to it than meets the eye!

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The Sound Mirrors of WWII

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Have you ever considered what’s next, after cell phones, GPS and the internet? We are never at an end point you know. Here’s a bit of wonder that reminds us to always consider what’s next!

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10 minutes

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How to Get Better at Just About Anything!

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Are you practicing correctly? Can you even learn a new skill as you age? Why is practice even important? Our brains are capable of a lot, especially if we know the best way to teach them!

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21 minutes

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What Optical Illusions Tell Us About “Reality”

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Take a break for something truly jaw-dropping and enormously fun. Here’s one of the best interactive TED Talks you’ll ever see!

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8 minutes

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A Closer Look at the Dinosaurs with Us Now!

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Are dinosaurs still around today? You probably know that birds and dinosaurs are evolutionary cousins, but do you know how we know that? Here’s a deeper look at a piece of knowledge we might normally take for granted!

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35 minutes

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Revisiting the Amazing Progress of The Ocean Cleanup Project

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Wonder what happens to some of the amazing projects/technologies you hear about? Here’s the update on an extraordinary concept invented by a 17-year-old!

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11 minutes

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Earth’s Most Fascinating Creature: The Naked Mole-Rat?

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Naked mole-rats are far more than what meets the eye. These strange, ancient, cancer resistant, insect-like mammals have a lot for us to learn from!

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Celebrating 800 Reasons to be Optimistic!

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Here’s why we are so certain the future looks brighter than ever!

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9 minutes

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The Ocean Sunfish: A Peerless Giant of the Sea

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If you need a daily dose of wonder to keep you going through all the bad news, look no further than the Ocean Sunfish!

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19 minutes

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Paragliding: Seeing a Place, Leaving No Trace

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Want to walk a little taller today? Keep in mind that things are often only as bleak as our singular perspective is narrow! Here’s wonder exposed by a new point of view!

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8 minutes

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Meet Your Microbiome!

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Did you know you are home to millions of invisible creatures? Say hello your microbiome, the ecosystem of microscopic organisms that help keep you alive!

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9 minutes

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How Meteorites Changed our Understanding of Space

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Throughout history, there have been discoveries that shifted our perspective on the world. Here’s how meteorites changed our understanding of the cosmos!

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12 minutes

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Celebrating the True Spirit of Hula

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Hula dancing is far more than what we see in the mainstream media. The true spirit of hula is a celebration of culture, storytelling, strength and grace.

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10 minutes

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Poison Gems: Blue Jean or Strawberry Frogs

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When Mother Nature designed the survival strategies for the poison dart frog, she brought in a whole new playbook! Get a load of this bit of wonder…

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13 minutes

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Pollen as a Micro-Wonder of the World!

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Let’s go beyond the misery of hay-fever and understand the extraordinary beauty, complexity and wonder of one of Mother Nature’s most ingenious designs: Pollen!

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9 minutes

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Torpedo Factory, Community, Art and Premature Babies

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When a community finds a way to develop its historic architecture and artists, good things are bound to happen, and then ripple out in waves for generations!

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6 minutes

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Redefining Failure with Brilliant Scientific Accidents

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Sometimes failure can be an incredible catalyst for curiosity! Here are a few brilliant scientific accidents that turned failure into possibility!

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11 minutes

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Is 100% Renewable Energy Actually Possible? Really?

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We live with a constant barrage of politically motivated rhetoric about the best energy sources. Perhaps it’s time to cool down and be objective about what is already possible!

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8 minutes

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How Dance is Changing the Lives of Patients with Parkinsons Disease!

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Let us introduce you to Dance for PD, a remarkable organization changing the lives of patients with Parkinsons Disease with the power of dance!

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56 minutes

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Going Beyond the Limits of Our Senses

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Did you know that science has opened many new doors recently on how we can all augment the reach of our 5 senses? Here’s some fascinating examples!

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19 minutes

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How Photography Can Impact Conservation

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Head to Yellowstone National Park to get an up-close look at one of America’s great migrations as nobody had ever seen it before!

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11 minutes

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The Magic of the Washing Machine

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After seeing this TED Talk you will never look at your washing machine in the same way again! It’s time we celebrated this amazing technology!

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11 minutes

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When Oobleck Meets Slow-Mo Photography!

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Ordinary household and backyard items can be extraordinary and fascinating, when you have the right point of view!

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6 minutes

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Meet the People on a Quest to Rebuild National Forests!

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Today we’re meeting a wonderful organization dedicated to growing the trees that’ll become a part of saving gorgeous national forests and ultimately, the hundreds of species that depend on them, including you!

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Live Cams: Peering into the Secret Lives of Animals

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Live cams can take us on small journeys we might never imagine. Today we point you to a place where you can get lost in the wonder of nature, up close and personal, in real time!

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The Best Advice from 100-Year-Olds

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Have you wondered what advice your 100- year-old self might give you today in your current circumstances?

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