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Creating Artistic Wonders from Nature

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What can art teach us about nature? Andy Goldsworthy is an environmental artist that uses the natural world to create awe-inspiring works of art.

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12 minutes

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Endangered Alphabets

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Have you ever considered what might happen if the alphabet you use became extinct? It’s happening slowly, but here is one person using his unique talents to change that!

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13 minutes

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Ever Heard of the Earthship?

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What if you could live in sync with the environment? The Earthship is providing an alternative way of life for homeowners who want to live off the grid!

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25 minutes

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The Ghost Army of World War II

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Have you ever heard of the Ghost Army? This small team of artists, designers, and sound engineers brought to life an invisible army of 60,000 and helped change the course of history!

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19 minutes

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Understand the Design of Anything

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What if I told you that flags could help you see the world differently? Knowing the principles that go into good flag design can give you some insight into the beauty of the designed world around you!

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13 minutes

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The Magic of Pixar: Blending Science and Art

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What if we were able to use our unique life experiences to push the boundaries of possibility? Danielle Feinberg is a Pixar animator who takes her love for art, technology, and science and brings them together to create movie magic. Here is her story!

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25 minutes

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Our Journey to the Ocean’s Depths

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For millennia, we have sought to explore the ocean’s depths. This journey is as harrowing as it is beautiful. Join us as we explore this history and the first remarkable craft that took us to unexplored worlds on our own planet…

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5 minutes

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Can Eco-Conscious Transportation Be Cool?

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Josh Hadar is making being environmentally friendly sexy with his “hippie hogs,” electric bikes with artful forms that turn heads…

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13 minutes

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Rediscovering Wonder with Janet Echelman

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Can we rediscover our sense of wonder and reshape the way we envision our world? After watching this TED Talk by the incredible artist Janet Echelman, the answer is, most certainly, yes!

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12 minutes

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Flying Machines of the Future

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How will drones shape, or reshape, possibility in the future? In this beautiful and fascinating TED Talk, innovator Raffaello D’Andrea, along with some of his drones, lays out what the future may have in store for us!

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5 minutes

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DeafSpace: How Inclusive Design Changes Our Lives

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Often we don’t think about how tiny design details affect our daily lives. DeafSpace is a new way of designing a world that works optimally for everyone! And once again, inclusive collaboration brings us all forward in a leap!

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The Music of the City Played on The Human Harp

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Suspension bridges are some of our largest man-made instruments. They carry the weight and music of cities in their cables, and the artist Di Mainstone wants us to hear that music using the Human Harp.

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The Soul of the Sign

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We rarely think about how the signage all around us shapes the way we see the world. Here’s a man who is keeping the soul in signs by keeping the essence of craftsmanship alive. (Sound boring? Take a look! There’s magic here.)

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14 minutes

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How Paper Microscopes Can Change the World

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The Foldscope is a nearly indestructible paper microscope that costs less than a dollar to manufacture, and it is changing the future of education and medicine in developing countries. Here’s its incredible story…

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22 minutes

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Basketball: The Beauty and Balance of the Game

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As we watch people who are incredibly talented in their field whether in sport, art, or everyday work, we watch the evolution of their craft. This is the story of how basketball became the game of beauty and balance we know today!

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15 minutes

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What We Learn From Art that Challenges Us

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Why should we care about art that makes us think “I don’t get it”? Olafur Eliasson is an artist answering that question and is artwork is changing the way we see the world around us!

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Squishy Robot Fingers: The Future of Sea Exploration

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What’s the big deal with something called “Squishy Robot Fingers”? For marine biologists, this new innovation is a groundbreaking way to conduct research on the ocean’s most delicate organisms.

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12 minutes

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How Powerful is Paint?

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Can barbecue and paint have an impact on a community? Artistic duo Haas & Hahn share their story of helping to create change in the Favelas of Rio, and some of strange, but wonderful tips they have learned along the way.

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Art, a Space for All

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What can art teach us about putting aside our differences? A Pakistani-American artist is bringing us together with a sculpture that inspires awe and transforms our ideas about religious differences!

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6 minutes

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Growing Furniture, Nature’s Creativity

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What if we could grow furniture, with nature as our factory? Full Grown furniture is changing how we think about manufacturing by taking us back to nature.

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9 minutes

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A Spin on the Falkirk Wheel

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There’s a lovely place in Scotland where picturesque waterways, physics and mesmerizing design combine in a wondrous way.

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9 minutes

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Moving Maps: Blowing in the Wind

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Wind, weather, all the phenomena above us in the sky; they all seem more like concepts than tangible realities, but moving maps make these things a remarkable reality. Take a look!

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13 minutes

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Liquid Spirit: Athlete Turned Jazz Musician

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Gregory Porter had his whole life planned, but when fate intervened, he found what was just beneath the surface…

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14 minutes

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Snake Robots: Can You Watch This Without Squirming?

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Are you creeped out by robots… or snakes? How about a robotic snake?! You might change your tune when you see the incredible uses of the robot snake, today on EWC.

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4 minutes

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Just Listen: The Croatian Sea Organ

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How does sound effect our sense of place? The Sea Organ in Zadar, Croatia is using sea and structure to transform public space by making us listen.

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8 minutes

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Kinetic Sculpture: A Surreal Journey…

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How can moving art impact its surroundings? How can art introduce us to new forms of life? Find out how artist Anthony Howe is making this possible with the most amazing kinetic sculptures.

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Tricycle to Transform Reality

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The urban landscape can be a canvas! Find out how when two animators strap a projector onto a tricycle!

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20 minutes

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Aimee Mullins’ 12 Pairs of Legs

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Aimee Mullins became an athletic phenomenon in 1996 when she smashed several world records as the fastest human being, yet she has no legs. Is she “disabled”?

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Bacteria as an Art Form?

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An MIT scientist studying how bacteria can detect cancer is teaming up with an artist to make living art. The results and their story are fascinating!

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