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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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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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8 minutes

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George Carlin: About “Stuff”

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How much “stuff” do you need? The late, great comedian George Carlin had some funny – almost clean – thoughts on that!

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11 minutes

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Dare to Disagree

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Could it be that the best collaboration comes from choosing a “thinking partner” who you DON’T agree with? Take a look!

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14 minutes

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Self-Organizing Robots

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Self-Organizing robots! Can robots have “Selves”? It’s a curious concept when you stop to think about it, but the important thing is what amazing things they can do! Take a look at our future!

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11 minutes

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Solipsist: Growing our Comfort Zones as the Edges

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Even if you don’t think of yourself as an “art lover”, take a look at the mind-bending creativity we are sharing today! If the best art strikes a chord in most of us, does that have to be the same chord?

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16 minutes

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Communicating with WILD Dolphins

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Imagine what it would really be like to understand the mind and communicate with another intelligent species on the planet. Dolphins may be the first.

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8 minutes

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Hidden Mysteries of Our World

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Have you ever stopped to think about the beauty of the world we can’t see? Maybe you’ve been shown a photo like this next one, and asked to guess what it was?

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6 minutes

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When Art, Science and Sport Combine…

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Once in a great while, we come across the work of an innovator that crosses over many genres. No matter your passion – science, art, sports, philosophy, photography, dance – you will find this extraordinary innovator’s work is mind-bending.

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12 minutes

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Music’s String Theory

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Thunderstruck has been done by many, but not quite like this, by a single musician. This is what happens when talent and artistic innovation combine.

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34 minutes

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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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5 minutes

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One Person’s “Normal”…

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What’s “normal” to you when it comes to the simple things? Take a look at an ordinary road in the Himalayas!

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44 minutes

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Gangs, Kinship and Service

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Father Greg Boyle has some funny, insightful and amazing stories about his project – called Homeboy Industries! I listened 3 times to this podcast to soak it in!

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34 minutes

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No Safety Net

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Here’s a quiet young man and friends, with a passion you won’t believe! Today’s story will expand your idea of what’s possible for us too!

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14 minutes

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The Balance Goddess

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Here’s yet another extraordinary person with her own take on finding balance. This is so mesmerizing that you may have to relax yourself when it’s over!

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16 minutes

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What is Wilderness?

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Breathtaking photography and remarkable technology may conspire to save the last remaining wilderness places in the world. See what that looks like today on EWC.

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6 minutes

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The Himalayas from 20,000 Feet

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Sometimes on EWC, we don’t have a “bigger message.” Sometimes, we just want to bring you a little wonder, like today’s trip to the Himalayas from 20,000 feet.

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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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11 minutes

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Stomp, Percussion Performance at Its Best: “Brooms”

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You might have heard of the dance/percussion group known as Stomp, but have you ever seen them in action? Today, EWC has a treat for you as we bring you a 9-minute performance of Stomp’s “Brooms!”

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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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19 minutes

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Stop! In the Name of Science!

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Today on Ever Widening Circles’ featured Radio Lab episode, we look at how Harvard University professor Lene Vestergaard Hau and her team managed to slow down light’s movement and speed.

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