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We publish one article daily – on any subject under the sun – to remind us all that this is still an amazing world!

Here on our User Favorite Page, you’ll find some of the articles our readers have shared the most! If you think we’re missing something you can always send us an article! Once you’ve finished exploring these pieces, be sure to click the button below to explore our entire Curators’ Best selection to see the articles we here at Ever Widening Circles think everyone needs to see!

Curators’ Best on EWC

16 minutes

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Elephants Never Forget

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This beautiful video taught us a lot about the depth of compassion and wonder that still exists in the world. This article remains one of our top- 5 “most viewed” with people from 190+ countries. Take a look and you’ll know why.

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12 minutes

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Gratitude and Wonder with Louie Schwartzberg

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Photographer Louie Schwartzberg brings us all to a place of breath-taking beauty, wonder and hope with his TED Talk, remarkable images and the words of wise ones, young and old. This TED Talk leaves us with a sigh and a smile every time we revisit it.

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11 minutes

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Saving the Rainforest with Old Cell Phones

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How can we police large swaths of endangered rainforest with something we all have at home? The incredible startup Rainforest Connection is taking our old cell phones and giving them a second life as protectors of some of the most at-risk habitat on the planet!

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56 minutes

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Koko Turns 44!

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Do you remember the beautiful documentary from the 1990’s about Koko the Gorilla and her kitten? Koko learned sign language and has been teaching us about the world through her eyes ever since!

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7 minutes

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Rewilding: What if We Had the Giants Back?

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Have you heard much about “megafauna,” the other giants that roamed the earth after the dinosaurs. It turns out they can teach us a lot about rewilding, a process to recover balance in the natural world.

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14 minutes

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Snake Robots: Can You Watch This Without Squirming?

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Are you creeped out by robots… or snakes? How about a robotic snake?! You might change your tune when you see the incredible uses of the robot snake, today on EWC.

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6 minutes

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Flying Rays: Marvels of Nature

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What happens when creatures of the sea take flight? The BBC and National Geographic take us on a journey with flying rays to see a marvel of nature!

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16 minutes

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Self-Driving Cars: Where Are We At?

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How soon will we all be enjoying the freedom and safety of self-driving cars? Here’s a fun look at this innovation that’s closer than we think!

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11 minutes

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It Can All Change In An Instant

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Ric Elias was on board “the Miracle of the Hudson,” the US Airways flight that was set to crash before a heroic safe landing by Captain Sully. Learn what went through Elias’ mind as the doomed plane went down in the icy water.

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13 minutes

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Ever Heard of the Earthship?

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What if you could live in sync with the environment? The Earthship is providing an alternative way of life for homeowners who want to live off the grid!

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12 minutes

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Woolly Mammoth: Back from Extinction?

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The woolly mammoth, the passenger pigeon or other extinct species: Here’s some fascinating NEW questions on bringing them back!

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5 minutes

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Aurora Borealis: The Northern Lights Explained

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What must our earliest ancestors have thought of the Northern Lights? From notions of god to outright fear and awe, this phenomenon, also called the Aurora Borealis, is explained in today’s article.

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14 minutes

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Foolishness Saves the Fishing Cat

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Learn how one seemingly foolish photographer has started a conservationist movement that may save an entire species of special fishing cats.

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15 minutes

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Bio-rubber: Regenerating Body Parts of Our Own

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Someday soon we will be re-growing our own failing or missing parts! This remarkable science may eventually touch every one of our lives. Fascinating!

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22 minutes

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Peponi with the Piano Guys

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Want to crack the door open on a few moments in Paradise? The Piano Guys are back! This time with a rendition of Coldplay’s “Paradise,” Peponi version!

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8 minutes

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A Healing Dog’s Remarkable Instinct

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Have you heard of Nala, who works all day long, needing no direction. She knows who needs her most.

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9 minutes

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Concrete Jungle Climbing, with Alex Honnold

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Remember when you could imagine life as a superhero; Spiderman for instance? Alex Honnold, the world’s best solo free-climber, never let that dream fade, and now he lives it.

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6 minutes

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A Thank You From Wounda

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We’ve all heard a little about the “intelligence” of animals, but what about “emotional intelligence”? Wounda, a once near-death chimpanzee of Dr. Goodall fame, shows us there’s more going on here than we ever dreamed.

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9 minutes

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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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How to Survive a Rhino Charge

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Have you ever wondered, “How did they get that photograph?!” Today we introduce you to a professional nature photographer who will tell us a fantastic tale and share some of his breathtaking images.

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