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13-Year- Old Invents an Amazing “Energy Harvester”!

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Have you seen the wiz kid with an idea that could revolutionize the future? Meet Max Loughan and his Energy Harvester and see some genius at work!

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42 minutes

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“Hopes and Dreams in a World of Fear” with Scott Atran

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Maybe we haven’t been asking the right questions when it comes to The War on Terrorism? Here’s an extraordinary fellow who knows what’s really going on and coming at the solutions from a whole new angle.

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6 minutes

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Seals Telling Their Own Story

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How can we improve our conservation efforts? When the seal population in a Hawaiian community began to increase tensions began to rise. With the help of the seals themselves and local children, researchers found a new way to promote conservation…

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14 minutes

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The World is as Big or as Small as You Make It

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What happens when a group of inner city kids are given access to cultures across the world? Many things and the we find some remarkable pearls about this small world!

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11 minutes

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Your Memories and Your Music

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“Music memories” might turn out to be your fountain of youth when aging takes a tole on your brain function. Fascinating!

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17 minutes

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Why Spend Public Funds on “Curiosity-Driven Science”?

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In tough economic times, have you ever heard someone rant about how worthless some science research can be? Here’s what I’m going to add to that conversation next time! Take a look…

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10 minutes

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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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9 minutes

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Richard Turere Makes Peace with Lions

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As we struggle to solve problems, large and small, there is usually one thing is missing in the circles I know of: listening to the wisdom of our youth. See how one boy made peace with neighboring lions in today’s featured TED talk!

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10 minutes

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A Boy and His Bow

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Can making a bow at the age of 15 change a life profoundly? It can! Dong Woo Jang shares his story, and his educational journey, on the TED stage!

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32 minutes

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Space: the Future, the Frontier

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Explore the story of a remarkable movement to colonize space spurred on by a spirit of possibility and innovation! Here’s a piece of fascinating history that shouldn’t be forgotten.

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6 minutes

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Pogo Meets GoPro: Unbelievable Skill Meets a Childhood Favorite

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What happens when you combine top notch pogo skill with a camera? You get “Pogo Fred” Gryzbowski, his crew, and a jaw-dropping good time!

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5 minutes

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Ask Yourself, Why Not Now?

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Sometimes it seems that fate is pushing against us. But, thankfully there are some amazing people out there pushing right back, diving in, saying yes I can. Today, we learn the story of one more of these stunning individuals.

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23 minutes

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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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18 minutes

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ISAAW: Unbelievable Robots!

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Do you have any robots in your life yet? Maybe at your workplace? How about in your home? If not now, you soon will! While pop culture makes that future seem dark, there is actually so much wonder in what’s going on right now! Take a look…

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23 minutes

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Monica Lewinsky Can Teach Us a Lot

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If shame and fear were only minor players in the news media, we’d be looking at blank screens about 90% of the time. Monica Lewinsky has some really important insights on this. We were blown away by this TED Talk.

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22 minutes

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Mathemagical Inspiration

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Why is math so feared in school (or at least it’s seen that way in pop culture…)? Can math be… well, MAGIC? It can! This is pure wonder. Take a look…

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8 minutes

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Breakfast at Giraffe Manor

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You get a wonderful appreciation of the size of a giraffe when their head is in your cereal bowl. Here’s the marvelous story of Kenya’s Giraffe Manor.

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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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15 minutes

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Sharks: Do We Really Need Them?

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Since 1975, when the movie “Jaws” came out, the word “shark” has been equated with fear and loathing. But is that a fair assessment… and what happens if they’re gone? Find out with today’s fascinating EWC insights. (Our research even surprised us!)

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6 minutes

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The Creature that Doesn’t Die?

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Let us introduce you to the hydra. These remarkable little organisms appear to defy the laws of nature with their seemingly immortal lifespan! Here’s the story on these strange creatures.

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13 minutes

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Liquid Spirit: Athlete Turned Jazz Musician

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Gregory Porter had his whole life planned, but when fate intervened, he found what was just beneath the surface…

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8 minutes

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Discovering the Life Flowing through the Grand Canyon

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The natural wonders of the world have a lot more to offer than just beauty! Let’s discover what we can learn from the river that flows through the Grand Canyon and the people who live in its surrounding area. How are they connected?

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37 minutes

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17 Year Old is Still Changing Lives

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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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29 minutes

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A Wish to Change the World (With JR)

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Heroes, politicians, and scientists take risks to change the world, right? See how youth and creativity can with street artist JR, 2011’s TED Prize winner!

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30 minutes

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Wytham Woods, a Laboratory with Leaves

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Oxford University’s Wytham Woods is a place of science, art, and conservation. This incredible Laboratory with Leaves is a wonderful reminder that the beauty of nature is waiting for us in our own backyard!

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10 minutes

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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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18 minutes

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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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34 minutes

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Diana Nyad: “Find A Way!”

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Today’s EWC story has it all: amazing inspiration, fascinating science, extreme sports, and a recipe for aging well! We are really pushing back the limits today folks!

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14 minutes

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The Bartz Brothers’ Snow Sculptures

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Today on EWC we look at the Bartz brothers, who took it upon themselves to build giant snow sculptures in their yard for fun, plus a bonus interview with one of the boys!

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