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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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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!

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10 minutes

The Wild Potential of Embracing Our Limitations

What if embraced our limitations? What possibilities might we discover if we just owned them and let them force us to get creative. We might actually find possibilities we would never have discovered. Take a look at how remarkable this mindset can be!

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6 minutes

Why Do We Love the Mona Lisa?

We all know about this iconic painting. But why is the Mona Lisa so famous? Well, it’s quite a fascinating story filled with intrigue and the tides of pop-culture.

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12 minutes

Dance that Defies Gravity!

What happens you take dance, flip it sideways, and defy gravity on the side of a building? Check out BANDALOOP a dance troupe that is spreading awe and wonder with a new kind of dance!

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9 minutes

Wonders, Just One Year Ago!

One year ago this month there was the typical negativity in the news cycle, but there was also amazing possibility and innovation being celebrated right here! Enjoy our look back to our top 8 articles from November 2015. (Oh,.. and there’s food there!)

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10 minutes

Stereograms: What’s Going on Here!

Remember those Magic Eye books from the 90’s? Well, how did they work? Dive into the fascinating history and science of stereograms! You’ll leave with a little more of an appreciation for this amazing world.

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7 minutes

100 Photographers 24 Hours: A Powerful Legacy

What happens when 100 photographers are sent out for 24 hours to photograph “extraordinary images of everyday life” in one place? Here is the remarkable story behind one of the world’s most iconic photography projects.

Image: Ballerina Misty Copeland in a beautiful leap in front of a warehouse window

9 minutes

When No Is Not an Answer

What if you know your calling, and in the face of overwhelming rejection, you decide that failure is not an option. Here’s what can happen…

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9 minutes

Beauty Beyond Our Perception

Take a few minutes to witness the beauty around us, yet beyond our wildest imagination. Here’s a thought leader working at the intersection of technology, art, and science. See what you think…

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9 minutes

The Brain Most Beautiful

Have you ever wondered what the brain looks like in all of its complexity? Neuroscientist and artist, Dr. Greg Dunn, is creating work that defies the limits of art and science and captures the beauty of the brain…

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3 minutes

Take a Spin Around the Globe

Do you remember the first time you really spun a globe with gusto to see where your finger would land? Take a trip to a company in London keeping that little bit of wonder alive in the modern era.

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12 minutes

The Art of Lava

What happens when you combine art, science, and a customizable volcano? You get the Syracuse University Lava Project, an endeavour exploring the power and beauty of one of our planet’s most transfixing forces!

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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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9 minutes

Sandcastles on a Grain of Sand

How does etching castles on grains of sand expand our understanding of possibility? The artist Vik Muniz is pushing the limits of science and art one grain at a time!

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12 minutes

Who Wants Watermelon!

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

Endangered Alphabets

Have you ever considered what might happen if the alphabet you use became extinct? It’s happening slowly, but here is one person using his unique talents to change that!