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Driverless Cars: How Our Bodies Can Inspire the Future

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Are driverless cars and other forms of futuristic transportation a far-off dream? It turns out that our own bodies can provide a little inspiration to turn science fiction into reality!

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8 minutes

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Making Gratitude a Habit!

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Can making gratitude a habit help us lead happier lives? Here’s an experiment in gratitude from SoulPancake to give us a little perspective!

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9 minutes

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When No Is Not an Answer

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What if you know your calling, and in the face of overwhelming rejection, you decide that failure is not an option. Here’s what can happen…

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26 minutes

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A New Home for a Very Special Violin

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Take a moment to appreciate the beautiful story of holocaust survivor Joseph Feingold, his violin, and the lives his violin has touched in the hands of budding young musicians.

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5 minutes

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Human Connection: Disconnected

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Have you ever been curious about how “reading lips” works? Take a look at a fascinating National Geographic short film about lip reading and see how learning a new languages helps build our sense of connection and break down barriers!

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5 minutes

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The Most Successful Play of All Time

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What if empathy and kindness would come naturally to kids, if we just stopped micro-managing their every move? Take a look at this wonderful lesson to all of us, taught by some middle-school boys.

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5 minutes

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500 Years of Women in Art

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What’s the take away message from this great digital artist’s project on the portraiture of women throughout the ages?

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9 minutes

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A Lesson from Best Friends Who Never Met

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Have you ever looked back on a failed friendship and wondered what could have been done differently? Today we share an insight with you through the true story of a very unusual kind of friendship. Take a look!

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12 minutes

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The People Behind the World’s Weird and Wacky Places

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Ever looked at something strange on the roadside and said, “I wonder who made that?” Here are the people and stories behind some of our planet’s most weird and wonderful places!

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9 minutes

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Preparing For Excellence

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The college process can be scary. Intimidating applications, tests, and interviews can deter and discourage students. Here’s a school empowering students to succeed!

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17 minutes

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Haenyeo: Korea’s Aging Mermaids

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Meet the Haenyeo, Korea’s sea women. These women, many of whom are grandmothers, take to the sea everyday freediving for their livelihood.

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10 minutes

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The Tale of the Flapper and the Panda

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Where did our love for pandas begin? Arguably with a flapper and a panda named Su Lin. Here’s their remarkable story and a little look at how pandas have come to influence our conservation efforts!

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Monument to our Future: the 10,000 Year Clock

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Meet the 10,000 Year Clock, a project aiming to create a clock that our ancestors can enjoy 10,000 years from now! Here’s the beautiful story of hope and possibility for our future…

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Labor Day is More Than Just a Day at the Beach…

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I’ve rushed around on Labor Day weekend for years without giving a thought to the essence of this holiday. How about you? Knowing a little about its history made it even more special! Take a look…

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Exploring Our Human Connection

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Join us on a journey into our own humanity. Here’s the remarkable cinematic masterpiece “HUMAN”, a film that delves into the threads of connection that run through us all…

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Take a Spin Around the Globe

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Do you remember the first time you really spun a globe with gusto to see where your finger would land? Take a trip to a company in London keeping that little bit of wonder alive in the modern era.

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26 minutes

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Can You Hear Me Now? From Operator to iPad

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Have you ever wondered what life was like before smartphones (or have you forgotten)? Here’s a reminder that will have you appreciating modern communication!

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8 minutes

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The Doctors’ Famous Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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The doctors are back with their latest installment of “the doctors’ world-famous” recipes. This time, a late-summer treat: OVEN-fried green tomatoes and zucchini! It’s healthy, easy and a surprising delicacy!

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23 minutes

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The Power of a Smile and a Compliment

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Is it possible to enhance another’s day with a simple smile or kind word? EWC thinks so!

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Don’t Accept the No

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What’s keeping us from accomplishing our dreams? What’s the primary reason holding us back? It’s not money and it’s not time. It’s fear. Here’s how to overcome that obstacle!

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14 minutes

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Celebrating Our Similarities

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What if we spent more time celebrating our similarities? Here’s a National Geographic Photographer’s tale of how connected we really are to even the world’s most remote populations!

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24 minutes

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Sheepdogs: the Brilliant Relationship of Man and Dog

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The relationship between man and dog is a unique part of our shared evolutionary history. Here’s a look at beautiful way they continue to fit into that history from many perspectives…

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Exploring Life in a Bronze Age Settlement: England’s Pompeii

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Ever wondered what life was like in a Bronze Age Settlement? Join us as we explore England’s Pompeii, a remarkable site that preserves life as it was millennia ago…

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28 minutes

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We Are What We Eat

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What does dinner look like around the globe? Matthieu Paley, a National Geographic Photographer set out to document the culture of food in places untouched by supermarkets…

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6 minutes

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The Egyptian Pharaoh Who Refused to be Forgotten

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Have you ever heard of Hatsheput? Here’s a story dedicated to a pharaoh almost forgotten to time and thousands of years ahead of her time. (Yes, this pharaoh was a woman!)

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6 minutes

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How to Connect with Anyone

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Does connection really come from the number of Facebook friends or Instagram followers we have? Heres an experiment to help you learn to connect with anyone!

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14 minutes

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Would Aliens Think We Were Intelligent Beings?

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Intelligence. How are we doing on that as a species? Let’s have some fun with the concept and in the end, we may even find that nice guys might be smart enough to finish FIRST! Take a look…

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15 minutes

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The Strange and Wonderful History of Pizza

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Have you ever thought about what pizza can teach us about humanity? A brief history of pizza may leave you with more respect for this beloved meal!

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Celebrating the Little Wonders!

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What if we took more time to celebrate the quirky wonders in our own backyard? Olney, Illinois is home to a beloved population of albino squirrels, and their passion for this piece of local heritage reminds us to reflect on what makes our culture unique!

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