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The Oldest Mime on Silent Communication Between Us

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Silence can teach us a lot about ourselves and others. Here’s the world’s oldest mime, Richmond Shepard, at age 87, sharing his reflections on life and communication.

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5 minutes

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Turning Trash into Musical Instruments

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Meet the artist and musician Ken Butler. Since 1978, he has been pushing the limits of possibility with his art by turning trash into musical instruments!

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7 minutes

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Behind the Scene with Cirque du Soleil’s Superhumans

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Meet the “superhumans” who perform the mind-bending, gravity-defying feats in the Cirque du Soleil productions. Behind the scenes, they are almost like the our friends and neighbors!

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6 minutes

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Great Photographers on What Makes an Iconic Image

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What makes an image iconic, even life changing? Hear some of the world’s best photographers talk about powerful photography and how it connects us!

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6 minutes

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What Children’s Drawings Teach Us

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There’s a reason why we all gravitate toward the magic in children’s drawings. Here’s an insight that I carried with me for weeks after running across it!

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19 minutes

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Celebrate the Music of the World: Meet the Kamāncheh

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Celebrate the music that makes this planet a rich and remarkable place! The Kamāncheh, a traditional Persian instrument, is one of the many musical ambassadors that brings us closer together.

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7 minutes

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Capturing the Liquid Mountains of Lake Erie

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Meet Dave Sandford, a photographer capturing stunning images of Lake Erie’s liquid mountains. His work is a beautiful, and awe-inspiring reminder of our planet’s power.

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6 minutes

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Phil Hansen: Making the Extraordinary Look Easy

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Never let go of your ability to just relax into the wonder of watching a creative genius do their thing. Today we point you to the way deconstruction can be a wonder!

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19 minutes

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The JUSTICE LEAGUE of Dance: Superheroes of Movement

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Many people might say they are not sports fans, or superhero buffs, or followers of dance. But today we point you to a group that combines all three in a jaw-dropping way!

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4 minutes

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Painting with Light

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Explore the mindbending and magical work of the remarkable light painter Hannu Huhtamo. His work reminds us that possibility is everywhere!

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46 minutes

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Curator’s Corner: Meet the Wonders of The British Museum!

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The British Museum is home to some of the world’s most incredible wonders. Let some of the people who know the collections best introduce you to their favorite objects in the museum!

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13 minutes

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Saving Rivers by Turning Toxins Into Art!

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How can painting with toxic sludge save rivers? Two professors at Ohio University are teaming up to combine art and science to conserve and protect polluted waterways!

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12 minutes

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The Unseen Art of the Foley Masters

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Meet the masters of sound who bring or favorite movies to life! For the Foley artist, film is their canvas and everything from plungers to paperclips their paint and brushes!

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20 minutes

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The Bitforms Gallery Needs Us to Complete the Work!

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One thing the digital world allows us to do is interact with certain kinds of art. Even if we are not “art lovers”, there is something wonderfully personal about the interface we will show you today!

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Keeping Tradition Alive in the Scottish Isles

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How do we keep traditions alive in this era? On the isle of Harris, the production of Harris Tweed is breathes life into old ways. Take a journey with us and explore this beautiful culture and the landscape that inspires it!

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12 minutes

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Chris Hadfield’s Space Oddity

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When Chris Hadfield released his cover of David Bowie’s song Space Oddity filmed on the ISS, it captured the attention of the world. Let’s take a moment to celebrate this iconic and beautiful video!

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11 minutes

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Prepare to be Awed by the Finger Painter Iris Scott

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After seizing a moment of inspiration, finger painter Iris Scott began using our most fundamental tool to create marvelous works of art! Here’s her story…

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The Ingenious Music of the Marble Machine

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What happens when you combine the musical power of a one-man band, the whimsy of a Rube Goldberg machine, and the power of 2000 marbles? Meet the Marble Machine, an instrument and a band all in one!

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8 minutes

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Murals on Mountainsides

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Simon Beck creates breathtaking mountainside murals in freshly fallen snow. His work is a remarkable example of the magic that can happen when nature and art combine!

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11 minutes

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Hexaflexagon Wonder to Flex Mex Recipe

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Do you remember the wonder of a particular paper folding trick where it seemed a new color surfaced with every refold, even though the hexagon was only 2-sided? Here’s a whole new take on that!

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The Wild Potential of Embracing Our Limitations

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What if embraced our limitations? What possibilities might we discover if we just owned them and let them force us to get creative. We might actually find possibilities we would never have discovered. Take a look at how remarkable this mindset can be!

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Astoundingly Intricate Designs of the Smallest Form

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What if beauty was all around us, in puddles and drainage ditches? Well, it most likely is and here’s someone who can show us!

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6 minutes

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How Dance is Informing Wheelchair Technology

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Check out the Rolling Dance Chair, an incredible example of how innovation can happen when we think outside of the box about possibility!

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21 minutes

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Small Colored Bricks (Legos) and BIG Art

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Here’s how life can work out when you follow your passions and think big!

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6 minutes

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Why Do We Love the Mona Lisa?

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We all know about this iconic painting. But why is the Mona Lisa so famous? Well, it’s quite a fascinating story filled with intrigue and the tides of pop-culture.

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30 minutes

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Celebrating Remarkable Places Around the World!

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Join us as we celebrate some of the remarkable places around the world we have explored over the past year! From frozen music festivals, to incredible wildlife, to jaw-dropping heights, here are some of our favorites.

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14 minutes

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When It All Comes Together in a Musical Artist (UPDATE)

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Here’s what happens when musical genius weaves the fabric of many genres together in a compelling tapestry. Meet Angelique Kidjo!

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10 minutes

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Stereograms: What’s Going on Here!

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Remember those Magic Eye books from the 90’s? Well, how did they work? Dive into the fascinating history and science of stereograms! You’ll leave with a little more of an appreciation for this amazing world.

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100 Photographers, 24 Hours: A Powerful Legacy

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What happens when 100 photographers are sent out for 24 hours to photograph “extraordinary images of everyday life” in one place? Here is the remarkable story behind one of the world’s most iconic photography projects.

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