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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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18 minutes

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One Teenager, Changing the World for Many

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At age 14, Easton LaChappelle met a 7 year old girl who had a prosthetic arm. The limb could only open and close, and yet it cost $80,000. He thought he could do better, and do it for under $1,000. He set to work in his bedroom, and later the family garage.

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15 minutes

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Fun Theory

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Check out an initiative called “Fun Theory”, where engineering and good design is inspiring us to make MUCH better choices!

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11 minutes

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The Backwards Brain Bicycle

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What’s up with others who find it so hard to change, after we’ve given them “the facts”? A bicycle can show us an amazingly important view of leading and living!

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6 minutes

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Stone Testament to a Chinese Proverb

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Using stone to make human necessities and artistic expressions has been part of our impulses for tens of thousands of years. Meet an amazing person who carries that torch with sublime results.

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20 minutes

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99% Invisible

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A podcast can soak into the fiber of our being so quietly and comfortably. Without images to dominate the pace and color the meaning of information, we are free to use our own imaginations and experiences to shape what we retain.

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14 minutes

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There Are No Red Cars

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Have you seen the mesmerizing video created with 17 million different colors? Take a look and then we’ll show you why it’s much more than just a curiosity… and why there are no red cars.

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14 minutes

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Self-Organizing Robots

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Self-Organizing robots! Can robots have “Selves”? It’s a curious concept when you stop to think about it, but the important thing is what amazing things they can do! Take a look at our future!

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11 minutes

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Solipsist: Growing our Comfort Zones as the Edges

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Even if you don’t think of yourself as an “art lover”, take a look at the mind-bending creativity we are sharing today! If the best art strikes a chord in most of us, does that have to be the same chord?

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14 minutes

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Fun With Levitation: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

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Levitation. Think it’s possible? Today we look at Tokyo artist Haryashi Natsumi’s incredible levitation photography work on top of some of our own, as well as a quick “how-to” video so you can join in the fun when we challenge you to share your own wonderful photography technique that anyone can do with a friend anywhere.

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14 minutes

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The Best Strobe Photography Ever!

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Today we look at the fascination of strobe photography and slow motion video, thanks to the master works of pioneer Harold Edgerton.

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12 minutes

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How Tall Can We Build Our Tallest Skyscrapers?

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From the ancient Egyptian pyramids to the World Trade Center towers, these have all been the biggest structures on Earth. So… how far can we go?

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