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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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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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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

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!

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7 minutes

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!

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4 minutes

Are Musical Tastes Hardwired?

Are there chords out there that, well, strike a chord in us all? New research is coming up with some fascinating answers to whether or not our likes and dislikes when it comes to music are hardwired!

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38 minutes

Coral Morphologic: The Art of Conservation

How do we get people to care about some of the planet’s most unique and imperiled species? Coral Morphologic is an artistic team that is bringing together art and science in a remarkably new way to do just that!

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7 minutes

“The Cello Song” by The Piano Guys

Never liked classical music? Or you love it and appreciate it at it’s finest? Either way, The innovators we introduce you to today are taking Bach someplace he could not have gone without them! Take a look…

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16 minutes

Human Voice Remixed for Wonder

What happens when your limitations force you to recreate reality? For the cutting-edge musician Beardyman, the desire to push the boundaries of what is possible with the human voice have opened up a new musical and creative world.

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8 minutes

Drones Ignite a Creative Spark

Can technology spark a new creative wave? A collaboration between Intel and Ars Electronica to create Drone 100, a record-breaking spectacle of music, light, and technology, is changing the future of technology and the awe it can inspire.

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20 minutes

Ok Go Does it Again!

You may have seen Ok Go’s new viral music video filmed in zero gravity, but today EWC does what we do best: we bring you a behind the scenes look at how the video was made, and the science behind the wonder!

Elusive Creative Genius

20 minutes

Do you have a creative genius?

What is creativity? Is our modern way of thinking about it wong? It’s hard to put a finger on inspiration, but author Elizabeth Gilbert thinks that the answer to our creative woes might require turning to the past for answers. Check out her incredible TED Talk!

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5 minutes

A Classical Twist on “Hello”

Explore a musical wonder created by The Piano Guys as they combine Mozart and Adele into an incredible, era-spanning experience. See why we are delighted this sort of thing is sweeping the web!

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15 minutes

Incredible Ice Music Festival

Once a year, under the first full moon, in a frozen town in Norway, musicians come together to create incredible music on instruments made entirely of ice. The world the festival creates is an incredible and unique aural experience.

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10 minutes

David Bowie: The Mind of an Artist

David Bowie changed the world of possibility for many. His creativity and life as an artist have become iconic and an irrevocable part of our culture. Here, in an interview from 1988, he gives us a glimpse into his creative genius.

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12 minutes

The Breathless Choir…

Have you heard of the The Breathless Choir? Here is the story that brought individuals from 12 to 92 with severe breathing problems together under the tutelage of renowned British choirmaster Gareth Malone to find the power of song once again.

Importance of Musical Education

14 minutes

The Power of Musical Education

How does music inspire us and transform our thoughts? While every person is unique, Richard Gill knows how powerful a musical education from a young age is to unlocking our full potential!

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6 minutes

Banjolele: "The History of Hip Hop"

For a bit of fun today, check out this crazy, creative combination: the history of hip hop… as played on the banjolele (banjo + ukulele) and performed by Mr. B the Gentleman Rhymer! Find your era.

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9 minutes

Musical Fusion and Connection

What happens when musical genres, artists from around the world, and 20+ instruments collide? A new writter for EWC introduces us to the band Snarky Puppy, by taking us on a journey of musical fusion!