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The Day the Darkness Brought Us Together

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Though the Great American Eclipse has passed, the lessons we learned that day about our greater sense of possibility and connection are something we can pause to celebrate and carry with us!

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14 minutes

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Ever Widening Circles is Ready to Change the World!

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This week, Ever Widening Circles will be getting a facelift! Here’s a look at where we have come from and how we are ready to change the world!

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30 minutes

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#TryPod Let Us Introduce You!

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#Trypod has us excited about some of our favorite Podcasts! Learn a few thing about Podcasts and let us recommend a few of our favorites along the way!

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26 minutes

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Meet our New Neighbors!

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The TRAPPIST-1 discovery of seven earthlike planets has shaken the world, but what does this discovery mean for you and me? Here’s a little perspective on it all!

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13 minutes

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Beware! Crab Crossing Ahead!

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Once a year on Christmas Island, the ground becomes a sea of crustaceans as the islands red crabs make one of the most amazing migrations in the world!

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9 minutes

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Unlikely Heroes: The Hidden Gems of 2016 on EWC!

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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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9 minutes

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Happy 12017! Let’s Celebrate an Extra 10,000 Years of History!

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The new year is just a few days away, are you ready for 12017? Yes, you read that right, 12017. Let us introduce you to the holocene calendar, a different way of appreciating our rich past!

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7 minutes

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Thankful for the Little Things

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What are you thankful for? Sometimes celebrating the small thing can be the easiest way to spread happiness and appreciate this amazing world!

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30 minutes

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Celebrating Remarkable Places Around the World!

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Join us as we celebrate some of the remarkable places around the world we have explored over the past year! From frozen music festivals, to incredible wildlife, to jaw-dropping heights, here are some of our favorites.

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Celebrating The World’s First Programmer!

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Are you celebrating Ada Lovelace Day? If you’ve ever used a computer of any kind, you should be. Here’s the story of a thought leader working far beyond her time that we should all thank today!

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5 minutes

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Human Connection: Disconnected

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Have you ever been curious about how “reading lips” works? Take a look at a fascinating National Geographic short film about lip reading and see how learning a new languages helps build our sense of connection and break down barriers!

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6 minutes

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Labor Day is More Than Just a Day at the Beach…

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I’ve rushed around on Labor Day weekend for years without giving a thought to the essence of this holiday. How about you? Knowing a little about its history made it even more special! Take a look…

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26 minutes

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Can You Hear Me Now? From Operator to iPad

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Have you ever wondered what life was like before smartphones (or have you forgotten)? Here’s a reminder that will have you appreciating modern communication!

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8 minutes

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Inspiring Words from Gene Wilder

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Why do you do what you do? Here are some inspiring words from the late Gene Wilder that remind us to reflect on where we came from, in order to fully appreciate where we are…

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6 minutes

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Become a Guest Writer for Ever Widening Circles!

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Ever Widening Circles is looking for guest writers! The EWC project looks poised to change the world a little bit and might be an amazing resume builder, not to mention the boost in your worldview!

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8 minutes

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The Mathematics of Cake: Maximize the Freshness with Math!

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Is there a perfect way to cut a cake? It turns out when you implement a little science and math… there sure is! Find out how in YouTube channel Numberphile’s video today on EWC!

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7 minutes

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History and Science of Fireworks

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Ever wondered where fireworks come from? What is the science behind this explosive entertainment? In celebration of the 4th of July, we give you a little background to be armed with this holiday!

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60 minutes

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An Interview with Ever Widening Circles!

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Have you heard the Ever Widening Circles backstory? Today, we bring you a unique piece, this time featuring our back story, how we got here, and where we are headed next!

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12 minutes

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Who Wants Watermelon!

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Need a new treat to take to this summer’s barbecue or family get-together? Here are four watermelon tricks to help you wow people this season!

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12 minutes

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To Chase a Cheese

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The Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling Festival might be one of the strangest annual events in the world. This is what happens when thousands of people cram onto a hillside to watch brave souls chase a wheel of cheese down an almost vertical incline…

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Death Valley Super Bloom: A Fleeting Natural Wonder

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How does the driest and hottest place in the United States become a carpet of wildflowers? Once in a lifetime, when the perfect conditions together, this barren world is transformed into a natural wonder!

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22 minutes

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Basketball: The Beauty and Balance of the Game

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As we watch people who are incredibly talented in their field whether in sport, art, or everyday work, we watch the evolution of their craft. This is the story of how basketball became the game of beauty and balance we know today!

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4 minutes

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What the Heck is a Leap Year?

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Ever wondered what a Leap Year is really all about? It turns out, Leap Years are a little more complicated than we usually think! Don’t worry, Niel Degrasse Tyson is here to explain!

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8 minutes

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Dear Reader, we love you!

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This Valentine’s Day, we want to thank you for being a community that believes “it’s still an amazing world!” And celebrate the how much we love the EWC community and what it says about a world filled with possibility!

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12 minutes

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This year, a resolution of mindfulness!

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Psychologist Philip Zimbardo explains the impact the way we think about time has on our lives! Now, this New Year how can we best use that knowledge to become more mindful people?

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5 minutes

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Time for A Holiday Fun Fact!

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Looking for a way to impress family and friends this year during the holidays? This year we get a little smarter for the holiday season with a case of mistaken identity!

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5 minutes

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Baking Cookies is Chemistry?

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Ever thought of yourself as a chemist? Well, if you have ever baked, or critiqued the results of a baker, you might just be the best chemist in your house! There’s fascinatingly fun science in those holiday cookies!

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Dr. Lynda’s 6 Classic Holiday Recipes

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Here at the beginning of a holiday stretch to the year end, food becomes a centerpiece of togetherness and celebrations. Please enjoy our 6 family, holiday recipes from grandmothers, the best Kentucky cooks and well-known master chefs. Yum!

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Friday the 13th: Why is it a Thing?

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Ever wondered why Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day? Well, for some quick Friday fun and insight,we have the answer!

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