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!
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!
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!
What are you thankful for? Sometimes celebrating the small thing can be the easiest way to spread happiness and appreciate this amazing world!
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.
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!
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!
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…
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!
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…
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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…
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!
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!
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!
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!
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?
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!
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!
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!
Ever wondered why Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day? Well, for some quick Friday fun and insight,we have the answer!
Mother Nature can put on a pretty good show herself when it comes to Halloween themes. Zombies might not be what you expected! Check out our Halloween feature!
What do swans, nifty uniforms, conservation, and Her Majesty the Queen of England have in common?
Do you have a friend, lover, family member who means the world to you, and yet you feel at a loss for words to convey that? Here’s something you can send to a person with whom you feel this deep connection. Don’t wait for Valentines Day.