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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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Here’s How Failure Can Be 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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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! Dustin’s TED Talk is full of insights and inspiration. Take a look!

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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 created new camps in neighboring towns. Join us today to see the awesome effect that this has made in their communities!

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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”? 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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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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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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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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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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A Pyramid Primer: How Much Do You Really Know?

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Most of us think we know a fair amount about things like the pyramids. But do we? What if our information still dates from magazines in elementary school, and we only have the gist of things? Here’s something to consider.

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8 minutes

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Finding a Message in a Bottle

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Finding a message in a bottle may seem like luck, but it might be easier than you think! All it takes is a little more know-how and a desire for connection!

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16 minutes

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Are We Looking At The Past or History? Are They Different?

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They say if we don’t learn from history we are doomed to repeat it, but what is history? Who writes history? Are the events we read about in history books really the whole story?

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Take a Moment to Celebrate Joy!

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Do we need to be so serious all of the time? Have a look at the fun and hilarious penny farthing race. It certainly reminds us to take a moment to celebrate the power of joy!

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