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The Very Human Origins of the Modern Computer

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Did you know, before the invention of programmable computers there were human computers? Let us introduce you to one of those human computers who also played an important role in shaping computers as we know them today!

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14 minutes

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There’s Nothing Like Sitting Down to a Good Meal!

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Food comes in all shapes, sizes, textures, and flavors, and for all its diversity it is still a constant that connects us all! Take a moment to celebrate some extraordinary meals around the world, and answer the age old question “Can you make sushi with crickets?”

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12 minutes

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Welcome to a Happier, Less Stressed You!

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Did you know that in five to ten minutes a day you can improve the way your brain process the world around you? This simple technique is a great way to help reduce your stress and increase your happiness. Give it a try!

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19 minutes

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Practicing Practical Compassion with the Shoe That Grows

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Have you seen The Shoe That Grows? This genius idea is changing lives across the globe and it didn’t come from a millionaire or a world-renowned inventor but a real person just like us! Here’s his story!

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7 minutes

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An Artist’s Rendering of Beauty

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There’s beauty in all of us, but sadly, it’s often overlooked.  Today we’re appreciating an artist who creates gorgeous portraits through focusing on who her subjects actually are, instead of focusing on just the surface! Join us!

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8 minutes

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The Traditions of This Tribe Have Left Quite a Mark

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What you can find in the mountains of the Philippines may stay with you forever, especially if you happen to visit Apo Whang-Od in her village. She’s single handedly working and teaching to keep her culture’s tradition alive!

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8 minutes

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Failure is Great!

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In a world so full of advances of course there have been a few set backs. The Museum of Failure in Sweden has curated some of the best for us to view and to see that yes, failure is always an option and it has so much to teach us.

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7 minutes

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Rebuilding Community after Disaster Strikes

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When a natural disaster takes away everything, what will people do in the name of rebuilding community? Meet a man who is keeping his community and their culture alive starting with at the corner store.

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6 minutes

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Can we Bring an End to the Us vs Them Mentality?

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The “us vs them” mentality seems so pervasive in the media and in society? Why is that? Here’s how knowledge and some science can help to bring us all some unity!

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9 minutes

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Into the Mind of an Artist

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The artist’s mind is always an interesting place to walk through, but where it can bring us can be quite beautiful. Let’s go on this journey today with sculptor, Dustin Yellin to see what’s possible when we break down the boxes that separate us!

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6 minutes

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The Fossil Record of Mythical Beasts?

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In a time before we understood extinction, how did people interpret the fossils they found? From Griffins to snakes turned to stone through prayer, here are just some of the explanations we’ve used through time!

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18 minutes

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Graffiti: The Language of the City

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In a world where there’s negativity and ugly, there’s always going to be beauty found somewhere. Today, we’re going to take a look at what the effect taking art to the streets can have on a city, and why this expression is so important! Join us!

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23 minutes

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What Makes Stonehenge So Remarkable?

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By looking closely at the landscape around Stonehenge we can catch a glimpse at the people who built and used it. Yes, there is much more to it than meets the eye!

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13 minutes

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Changing Lives in South Africa…with Skateboards?

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A community grows stronger when the people are able to come together. In 2001, Indigo Skate Camp opened in rural South Africa and has since been spreading to different towns, creating more camps. Join us today to see the awesome effect that this has made on their community!

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8 minutes

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The Ones With a Growing Passion

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Have you ever wondered why people choose to work on a farm? Well, it may not be a story of a choice, but that of a calling. And it may hold an insight for finding our own passions!

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12 minutes

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Celebrating the True Spirit of Hula

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Hula dancing is far more than what we see in the mainstream media. The true spirit of hula is a celebration of culture, storytelling, strength and grace.

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9 minutes

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When Do We Feel the Most Beautiful?

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What if beauty is far more complex than the eye of the beholder? What if it comes from our core and our mindset in a given moment? Here’s something to ponder…

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7 minutes

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Why Paddleboard to Victoria, Canada?

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Have you noticed that in our haste to make our lives easier, we actually experience far less wonder and adventure? Here’s a perspective that may feel like a gift!

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11 minutes

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The Ties That Bind Us: Do shoes reveal what we value?

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Shoes may seem like a utilitarian necessity or a fashion statement, but what if they connect us all in pointing to what we value?

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11 minutes

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Why do airlines overbook? Why is flying so expensive?

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Want to get past the hype of the news or past the surface of our most perplexing problems. Here’s a place to start when we want to know how things work!

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30 minutes

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#TryPod Let Us Introduce You!

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#Trypod has us excited about some of our favorite Podcasts! Learn a few thing about Podcasts and let us recommend a few of our favorites along the way!

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53 minutes

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What is a “Wiki” anyway? The difference between Wikileaks and Wikipedia

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Want to understand and get a refreshing look at the insane power of a well organized crowd? Believe it or not, Wikipedia is an example of the best of human potential. See why!

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28 minutes

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Hunting with the Help of the Golden Eagle

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The Golden Eagle Hunters of western Mongolia have been hunting with the help of eagles for generations. Here is an up close look at the tradition from a perspective only a GoPro can provide!

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17 minutes

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Paralyzed and Sailing the Inside Passage

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Did you hear about the two men, paralyzed from their armpits down, who sailed the inside passage. They’ve got an inspiring lesson for us all. Let’s consider their secret!

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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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25 minutes

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Hope and Wonder with WAFFLE NYC Subway Athletes

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It’s Saturday around the world and we like to take you to places you may never visit. The NYC subway might not make your wish list, unless you knew about a hidden gem down there!

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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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16 minutes

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Experience the Remarkable Sapporo Snow Festival!

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Want to take a little trip without leaving your living room? Today on our Saturdays Around the World feature, we stroll the streets of Japan’s famous snow festival!

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27 minutes

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Skateboarding for Peace in Afghanistan

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The most remarkable innovations often happen with sweeping speed, when someone puts things together in a novel way. See how amazing hope and education have lurched forward through skateboarding in Afghanistan!

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