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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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Creating Something Out of Nothing: The Forest Man of India

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Magicians aren’t the only people who specialize in making something out of nothing. There are a few ordinary folks whose single-mindedness is their magic. See what you think of the work of the Forest Man of India.

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What is “Family?”

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Sometimes the heart is a far better judge than the head. Here’s a beautiful answer to the question “What is Family?”

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The Teen Forger Who Saved the Lives of Thousands

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History is our best teacher when we hear a story told in a way that stays with us in details and imagery. Take a look at this bit of astonishing creativity…

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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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House Calls for the Homeless

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What would a world look like where we spent more time in the service of humanity? One physician assistant decided to start a program to provide healthcare to the homeless not in a clinic but on the streets, making house calls to the homeless…

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Bye Bye Plastic Bags

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All over the world, plastic bags are becoming a major source of pollution. So, how do you solve a problem this big? You put two driven and passionate teenage sisters on the case. Here is their story…

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Bill Gates Drinks Sewage: Introducing the Omni Processor

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Learn about the Omni Processor which, as Bill Gates puts it, turns “poop to potable in minutes.” Learn more today on Ever Widening Circles.

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Love Letters to Strangers

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What if we turned to our mailbox and instead of our inbox for connection? And what if that mailbox was filled with love letters? Hannah Brencher founded More Love Letters to “make love famous.” Check it out!

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Generosity: To Give Without Reason

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Generosity can be joyously large, or it can be breathtakingly simple and personal. Today we look at Narayanan Krishnan, a man who inspires us to give for no reason other than to lift the spirits of others.

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One Teenager, Changing the World for Many

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At age 14, Easton LaChappelle met a 7 year old girl who had a prosthetic arm. The limb could only open and close, and yet it cost $80,000. He thought he could do better, and do it for under $1,000. He set to work in his bedroom, and later the family garage.

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Brilliant: Plastic Bottle Schools!

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Innovation at its best may be when someone takes something we have a lot of and transforms it sustainably into something we need that is scarce. Take a look at this wonder!

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If You Could Change the World

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What would the world look like if companies used creativity and the human instinct for compassion to serve their business and humanity at the same time? Take a look at one doing it!

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Law in Places of Lawlessness

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Listen to a story that inspires so many emotions that it’s like a great storm that ends with a sparkling blue sky. An amazing TEDtalk you will never forget!

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Guerrilla Gardener Takes on South Central LA

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Meet Ron Finley; an amazing fellow who’s come up with a better idea than battling over turf. How about using “turf” in a very old way! Take a look!

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Kimberly Bryant: Black Girls Code

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Who do you picture when you think of a computer programmer, game designer, IT professional? Not a woman of color? Let Kimberly Bryant inspire you!

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Compassion For All Creatures

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Compassion is a universal impulse, often demonstrated by ordinary people who just won’t give up on animals. The folks will give you some cheer!

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The Starfish Throwers

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Even if you’ve heard the story of The Starfish Thrower, you might want to double back on this. We go beyond the “Wow!” and get to the story of the wonderful way this great idea was amplified by the web.

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Photo Booth Boosts Adoption!

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We will always show you the best innovators, even if their big idea won’t save the world! It’s the creative genius we love to applaud. Take a look!

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37 minutes

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Do we have to know we are dying to start living? Meet Zach Sobiech and learn why his song “Clouds” became #1 on iTunes, and much more!

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Abundance is Our Future

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The world actually isn’t going to hell in a handbasket! The data shows things are getting better and the CEO of the X-Prize foundation will tell us why and where we are headed!

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3D Printing a Special Hand

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Have you ever stopped to consider your hand? And what you’d do without it? 3D printing might have an amazing role there!

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Life Vest of Kindness

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There are two orbits in the world. We can see one on the 24-hour news cycle, the other is a choice you make. Learn about your options in today’s piece.

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Malala Yousafza: A Hero for Humankind

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Here’s a hero for the ages, teaching us “Fierce Compassion”. Turns out we don’t have to be a doormat. We can stand our ground fiercely, while still having empathy and compassion for those who seek to limit the world.

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The Great Backstory to the Boy and his Bionic Arm

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Check out Robert Downey, Jr., delivering an Iron Man bionic arm to a child and learn about Limbitless, the organization that made it possible.

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21 minutes

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Struggling Successfully: 5 Phrases for Your Future

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Here’s someone who reminds us that (as he says): “If your dreams aren’t scaring you, then you are not dreaming big enough.”

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What If…

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Learn what the world’s children wanted to see in the world… and see where you can share their vision!

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When it all Comes Together

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Check out EWC contributor Louisa Ulrich-Verderber’s 40th sculpture and the story behind it in today’s feature.

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Empowering Homeless People: One Stitch at a Time

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Detroit resident Veronika Scott grew up in a broken home… and grew determined to end the sadness of the needy and homeless. Hear about her organization, The Empowerment Plan, as well as her coat/sleeping bag invention, in today’s feature.

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