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The Perfect COVID Outing: Welcome Back to the Drive-In!

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Looking for a socially distanced activity that is fun, family-friendly, and safe? Find a good parking spot and let us guide you through a flashback under the stars that will leave you feeling hopeful—no matter what decade you live in!

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11 minutes

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This Secret Restaurant Serves Up Delights in an Unexpected Place!

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How can we realistically build the lives that we want? According to this couple and their popular (but secret) restaurant, the answer is pretty simple. Here’s a roadmap to happiness that’ll have you seeing new possibilities daily!

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8 minutes

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There Are Two Ways to Think About Time: Which Are You?

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What if the tension and conflict you experience with your loved ones or your co-workers could be explained in terms of time! Your perception of time may be entirely different than somebody else, but knowing how this works could leave you with a lot less conflict in your life. This simple test will help you get started! 

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16 minutes

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Safeguarding Hawaii’s Future by Connecting with the Past!

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What if there were a new place to look for a sense of security in these times of turmoil and uncertainty, and it did not involve inventing something new or forcing ourselves forward? Instead, what if the answer to our thriving, right now, lies with remembering how our ancestors thrived!? Here’s how they’re doing it in Hawaii.

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11 minutes

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Have You Heard of Lizzo? Here’s Her Secret to Success

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Are you trying to achieve a goal? Is it taking longer than you thought it was? Here’s the motivation you need to keep pushing forward from one of the world’s most influential stars: Lizzo!

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5 minutes

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How a Vancouver Hotel Is Supporting First Nations Artists

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How can a hotel support the art and culture of a community? When it comes to doing good business that’s good for the world, Skwachàys Lodge has created a model for supporting Indigenous artists while giving people a world-class vacation in Vancouver!

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5 minutes

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Saving Our Future by Looking to the Past

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When was the last time you turned to your plate and thought about where it all comes from? Food, and the seeds that make it all possible, have an untold history all their own. And this group of Native American farmers is preserving this heritage to ensure we all have food security for generations to come! 

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8 minutes

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Stitching Together History: The Incredible Work of Bisa Butler

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Most of us want to be more tomorrow than we are today; to know more, to love more, to see more that expands what we think is possible. Even if you aren’t an “art” person, the extraordinary, life-sized work of Bisa Butler will leave you in awe of the history and future of humanity.

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10 minutes

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The World’s First “Rock Star” Isn’t Who You Think!

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Who was history’s first rockstar? I’ll give you a hint: he had long flowing hair, refused to bow to convention, made audiences swoon, and even broke a few instruments in his day. He wasn’t from the 1960s, or the 1950s, no, he made his name in the 40s—the 1840s! Any guesses yet?

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7 minutes

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Meet a Man and His Dog Taking a Walk Around the World!

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Join a man and his pooch on an epic walk around the globe! When we travel we are reminded of the things that make life worth living: natural wonders, the joy of discovery, and warm conversations with kind strangers. Here’s what can happen when you bring your best pal along for the journey. 

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7 minutes

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How Soil Is Telling Us a New Story About Ourselves!

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What can soil tell us about the lives of our ancestors? When one of the greatest archaeological finds of our time was unearthed right in the middle of New York City,  history opened up. By studying soil samples extracted from hundreds of people previously lost to history, this scientist is piecing together an ancestry that was nearly lost! 

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6 minutes

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When Is a Haircut More Than a Haircut?

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Where do you go where you’re welcomed like a true friend? COVID-19 has made these places really stand out, like our salons, for instance. But even with closed doors, some of these barbers and hairdressers are finding ways to keep that connection going. Here’s a fun look at why!

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10 minutes

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Where There’s a Weevil, There’s a Way!

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Here’s a story that shows what’s possible when we use our strengths to solve big problems. When a Texas lake and way of life were threatened by an invasive species, scientists, community members, and weevils teamed up to save their beloved waters!

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12 minutes

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You’ve Heard of This Game Before… But Never Like This!

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You’ve probably heard of this game on TV and in popular culture, but what you probably don’t know is why people like it so much! By tapping into some of the most fundamental elements of our humanity, this game can remind us to pause, come together (even virtually), and have a little fun.

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20 minutes

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We’ve Caught Quilt Fever, Have You?!

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Thousands of joyous people flock to the tiny town of Paducah, Kentucky every year to celebrate one particularly special pastime they all have in common. And the reason for such fanfare and togetherness will have you pulling out your most treasured items to hold them close! 

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10 minutes

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Finding Kids’ Hidden Talents! Are They Rascals or Geniuses?

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Could kids’ (or even your) most annoying traits actually be a huge strength just waiting to be nurtured? Thought leader Josh Shipp takes us through how to support our kid’s unrefined skillset—and keep our own sanity, as well!

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15 minutes

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The Daring Tradition of a Very Special Lemon Farmer

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There is a remarkable person teetering on cliff edges to get to the fruit of a tree who has something to teach us all.  Gigino the Lemon Man is 80-years-old and may be the best (and last) person to show us why some traditions can add all the sweetness we need to life. 

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8 minutes

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The Green Book: Why a 1950’s Travel Guide is Important Today!

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In a time before the internet and GPS, Victor Green connected people all across the United States! He created a revolutionary travel guide that made the tradition of family road trips explode across the country! Here’s how the Green Book changed history—and why you’ve probably never heard of it.

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6 minutes

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How this 70-Year-Old Racer Changed the Sport of BMX!

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Have you ever told yourself that you’re “too old” to do something? Or that you “can’t do that”? Well, here’s one female BMX rider in her 70s who will get you paving your own path to joy throughout your own life! 

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28 minutes

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Bringing the Wisdom of Mothers to the Racial Divide

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How do we pick up the pieces and move forward to a better world, together? Dr. Lynda sat down with the brilliant Principal Linda Cliatt-Wayman to talk about how her work turning around some of the most dangerous schools in America can inform how we start the conversations we need to have to create a better future from this moment in history.

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20 minutes

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The Conspiracy Chronicles: Having Difficult Conversations, July 2020

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How do we keep difficult conversations productive? Here are some tips you can use and a great organization, Listen First, to explore!

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20 minutes

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Discover the Weird and Wonderful World of Cheese!

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Is cheese the great unifying force? Travel the world of this dairy delight with us and you may find your answer! Whether from donkeys in Serbia or with maggots in Italy, cheese around the globe is as diverse and exciting as the cultures it has sustained for generations!

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5 minutes

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Celebrating Culture by Getting Down with the Limbo Queen!

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How low can you go? Many of us associate the limbo with a game played at children’s birthday parties, but do you know where it actually came from? Let’s uncover the history behind the limbo, and watch the world’s reigning limbo champion shimmy her way to the top by scooting down mind-blowingly low!

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9 minutes

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How to Fall (Back) in Love with Your Home

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What do you love most about your home? Which colors are most abundant? Is there a theme to the art you collect? Where are your knick-knacks from? Here’s what your home says about you! 

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14 minutes

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The Magic of Opera from Subway to Stage!

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How in the world has opera been so popular for so long? What is it about these hours-long performances that have kept people fascinated over centuries? Take a journey with us behind the curtain of this world to discover why you, too, are a fan of the opera!

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35 minutes

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Olive Oil: Our Guide to Celebrating the Timeless Things

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Take a moment to go on a journey with us to savor a flavor you probably have sitting in your kitchen cupboard! Who knew that that perfect opportunity to explore a food tradition that is thousands of years old started with a drizzle of our favorite oil.

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16 minutes

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Why Yoga?

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Does all that stretching, turning upside down, and breathing really do anything? Why do people think yoga is so great? What kind of benefits can the average, unflexible, person get from yoga? Why not ask an average, unflexible dad what he thinks after doing it for 30 days?

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7 minutes

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Why Good Business is like Good Bread!

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Why do we love a good loaf of bread so much? For 130 years a little bakery in Ireland has stood the test of time, answering this question for generations. The answer is a lesson we can pass on to other corners of our life as well!

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15 minutes

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Meet the People at the Festival Hollering Out for Bigfoot!

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Warm-up your bellowing lungs and get out your hiking boots, because we’re going on an adventure to track down the elusive Sasquatch! With the help of a few communities dedicated to celebrating the Big Foot legend, fun and adventure are just around the corner.

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