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NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

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What are your music tastes? Check out your favorites up close and personal and try out the best of other genres intimately in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series!

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14 minutes

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Fun With Levitation: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

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Levitation. Think it’s possible? Today we look at Tokyo artist Haryashi Natsumi’s incredible levitation photography work on top of some of our own, as well as a quick “how-to” video so you can join in the fun when we challenge you to share your own wonderful photography technique that anyone can do with a friend anywhere.

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14 minutes

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The Best Strobe Photography Ever!

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Today we look at the fascination of strobe photography and slow motion video, thanks to the master works of pioneer Harold Edgerton.

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9 minutes

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A Valentine Anytime, To Someone You Love

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Do you have a friend, lover, family member who means the world to you, and yet you feel at a loss for words to convey that? Here’s something you can send to a person with whom you feel this deep connection. Don’t wait for Valentines Day.

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22 minutes

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Can We Increase Our Creativity?

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We all enjoy those rare moments when a long held hunch becomes a huge break-through. But what if there were ways to increase the power of our hunches? Find out more in today’s EWC feature.

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8 minutes

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Sculptures We Can Connect With

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Whether you’re an art fan or not, you’re going to really enjoy today’s feature: sculptures from across the world that we can ALL actually connect with!

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9 minutes

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Bewildering Badminton: The Fastest Sport

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What’s the fastest, most bewilderingly strenuous sport in the world?! It turns out the answer – badminton – will surprise you as to why when we look at the science of the sport.

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5 minutes

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Why Are Some Sounds Scary?

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Have you ever woken with a start in the night, or been filled with dread at the sound of a creaking door? What causes this? Find out in today’s feature.

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6 minutes

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Captivating Creations: Snowflake

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Have you ever stopped to appreciate the intricacy of a single snowflake and its formation? We bet you will after seeing today’s video.

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7 minutes

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DeflateGate Deflated with Science

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With Super Bowl XLIX behind us, questions still linger about “DeflateGate,” but is there really anything newsworthy here? The science is fascinatingly simple.

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7 minutes

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Heard of ISS? The Incredible International Space Station

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The ISS is the most incredible feat of mankind and most of us barely know a thing about it!… Learn the wonder here today.

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6 minutes

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“I Live My Life in (Ever) Widening Circles”

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Have you ever wondered where we got the phrase for our site, “Ever Widening Circles?” Dr. Lynda explains the inspiration and as a bonus reads the poem aloud in tonight’s grab bag feature.

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12 minutes

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Change Your Password, Change Your Life

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Mauricio Estrella changed his life… by changing his password into a life-affirming mantras. He knocked down about 18 goals! See how, in this great podcast.

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12 minutes

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How Tall Can We Build Our Tallest Skyscrapers?

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From the ancient Egyptian pyramids to the World Trade Center towers, these have all been the biggest structures on Earth. So… how far can we go?

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11 minutes

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Historical Voices Point to the Present

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Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in glorious fashion with EWC and actual recordings of former slaves explaining their thoughts when the heard they were free!

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57 minutes

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Congressman John Lewis and the Art of Disciplined Nonviolence

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Today we introduce you to a remarkable place to listen to some of the most interesting people on the planet. I never miss a weekly podcast called OnBeing.org, with host Krista Tippett. In this podcast she speaks with the extraordinary John Lewis, a key player from the Civil Rights movement in America’s 1960s.

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13 minutes

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Donate Your Voice: VoiceID Technology as Unique as Fingerprints

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Imagine not having a voice, or sharing the same computer generated voice as Stephen Hawking? Can’t we do better? In her TEDtalk, Rupal Patel thinks we can.

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7 minutes

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Nat Geo Photographers Do it Again

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Today’s article comes from a fan submission that was wordless, except for the link. Enough said. It needed no explanation: Nat Geo being breathtaking, again!

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52 minutes

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Want to Be Happy?

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Do you want to be happy? Brother David Steindl-Rast’s take on “how to be happy” in his TED Radio Hour podcast on NPR.

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Feels Like -38: Wind Chill Explained

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Many of us know “wind chill” when we feel it, but here’s a quick explanation of what that means and why it feels so cold.

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Moonstruck: A Lunar Education in 4 Quick Videos

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Tonight’s a full moon here, and soon somewhere else around the globe. What makes the moon phases happen, and how did the moon come to be? Be the smartest person on the blanket the next time you are moon gazing! Take a look!

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