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Stunt Cyclist Danny MacAskill: Astonishing Day Out

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If “genius” is defined by an exceptionally rare gift of intellect, creativity or other natural ability, then stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill qualifies. Take a look at the work of someone who combines all three!

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8 minutes

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Building the Solar System in the Desert

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Some people who look at the world and say “why not?” Meet a group of friends who decided to create the first to scale solar system in the desert of Nevada!

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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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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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7 minutes

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OK GO: Wonders Revealed by Slooooowww Mooootionnnn

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Some musicians find a way to cross all boundaries between us, connecting to a wonderful, common thread of joy in most of us. The band OK go makes music videos that do just that! Have a look!

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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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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 Martian and Understanding Movie Music with Wonder

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Here’s a window into a world that most of us have been exposed to hundreds of times, but would take for granted unless we had a great teacher to educate us. I’ll never listen to a movie score the same again!

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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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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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12 minutes

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Dance that Defies Gravity!

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What happens you take dance, flip it sideways, and defy gravity on the side of a building? Check out BANDALOOP a dance troupe that is spreading awe and wonder with a new kind of dance!

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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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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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8 minutes

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When Graffiti, Stop-motion, and Wild Illustration Collide

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COMBO by David Ellis and Blu is an incredible collaboration that combines graffiti, stop-motion animation, and wild illustration into something mindbending.

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8 minutes

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Introducing The Vegetable Orchestra!

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Have you ever wandered through the produce section and thought to yourself “Look at all these instruments!” Meet The Vegetable Orchestra, a group of musicians who aren’t afraid to play with their food and create wonder for us all!

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7 minutes

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Five Piano Guys and One Piano

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How long has it been since you discovered some musical genius that might appeal to almost anyone, for the pure creativity involved in almost all their work? Take a look at today’s musical web-find. It’s simply extraordinary!

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9 minutes

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The Brain Most Beautiful

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Have you ever wondered what the brain looks like in all of its complexity? Neuroscientist and artist, Dr. Greg Dunn, is creating work that defies the limits of art and science and captures the beauty of the brain…

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38 minutes

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Coral Morphologic: The Art of Conservation

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How do we get people to care about some of the planet’s most unique and imperiled species? Coral Morphologic is an artistic team that is bringing together art and science in a remarkably new way to do just that!

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9 minutes

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Landfill Art: Amazing on Many Levels

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What if we connected our world by finding amazing new ways to use the things we already have too much of: like garbage, for instance?

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“The Cello Song” by The Piano Guys

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Never liked classical music? Or you love it and appreciate it at it’s finest? Either way, The innovators we introduce you to today are taking Bach someplace he could not have gone without them! Take a look…

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