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Incredible Crystal Nanoflowers

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What happens when Harvard scientists begin to create microscopic gardens of “flowers”? The incredible project behind these beautiful images is a combination of art and science that speaks to the possibility unleashed when these two disciplines collide!

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14 minutes

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Kelvin Doe: The Youngest MIT Visiting Practitioner

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If you think children could be more inspired, we do to! So today, we have a bonus for you: we look at a young man who, at only 15 years old in Sierra Leone, found things in trash cans to create a working radio station, AND we introduce our “Educational Enrichment” pages!

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9 minutes

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Paradise Unpaved: Midnight Sun Over Iceland

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Many times we forget that there really are places other than concrete jungles out there. Check out one in Iceland and the Midnight Sun, today.

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8 minutes

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Do You Dance Like A Dinosaur?

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While you may have your own unique moves on the dance floor, it turns out dinosaurs may have also used dance to woo their mates! Here are how the incredible mating displays of birds are helping us to unlock secrets of dinosaur behavior!

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12 minutes

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Iris Grace Paints Through Autism’s Lens

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Today on Ever Widening Circles we bring you two amazing videos highlighting the paintings and art of a wonderful little girl: five-year-old Iris Grace.

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7 minutes

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A DIY Smartphone Microscope!

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With just a few simple steps and some cheap materials, your phone can help you explore the microscopic world around you! Can you imagine how fun this might be for the kids in your life?

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30 minutes

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Have a Little Faith!

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Zach Anner is a comedian with cerebral palsy who is a self-proclaimed “religious idiot.” On his quest to learn more about the religions of the world, he takes us on an incredible journey that is as hilarious as it is enlightening! Check out our new favorite YouTube series here at EWC!

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18 minutes

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An Old Legend Leads to Remarkable Discovery

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Andrés Ruzo grew up hearing legends of a boiling river in the Amazon. Years later, he went on a search for the source of the legend and uncovered a remarkable natural wonder. Here is his remarkable story from the TED stage!

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7 minutes

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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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5 minutes

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A Classical Twist on “Hello”

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Explore a musical wonder created by The Piano Guys as they combine Mozart and Adele into an incredible, era-spanning experience. See why we are delighted this sort of thing is sweeping the web!

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12 minutes

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Tower Climbing: Celebrating Safety

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Is there such a thing as “safe” tower climbing? Well,.. there’s that and a lot more we never dreamed of! Take a look. That is,.. Look if you can!

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29 minutes

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A Wish to Change the World (With JR)

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Heroes, politicians, and scientists take risks to change the world, right? See how youth and creativity can with street artist JR, 2011’s TED Prize winner!

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15 minutes

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Incredible Ice Music Festival

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Once a year, under the first full moon, in a frozen town in Norway, musicians come together to create incredible music on instruments made entirely of ice. The world the festival creates is an incredible and unique aural experience.

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Mathemagical Inspiration

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Why is math so feared in school (or at least it’s seen that way in pop culture…)? Can math be… well, MAGIC? It can! This is pure wonder. Take a look…

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Decoding Dino Feathers

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Can we ever really know what dinosaurs looked like? Well-preserved fossils of feathered dinosaurs are allowing us to reveal what colors dinosaurs really were! The science behind it might not be as complicated as you think!

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9 minutes

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Bill Gates Drinks Sewage: Introducing the Omni Processor

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Learn about the Omni Processor which, as Bill Gates puts it, turns “poop to potable in minutes.” Learn more today on Ever Widening Circles.

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8 minutes

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Gravity Glue: Seemingly Impossible Balance

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What happens when balance – just the act of balancing – is taken to the very limit? You will not believe what today’s featured artist is doing. Pure marvel!

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6 minutes

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Fintastic Shark Facts

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Our fascination with sharks might seem like a little much at times, but these incredible examples of evolution might deserve some of the attention we give them. Leave today a little smarter with a few amazing shark facts!

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16 minutes

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Neuroscience Made Fun!

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Can neuroscience be inspiring and even fun? It absolutely can! This TED Talk is a jaw-dropper and will change the way you think about your own body, and what is possible!

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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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17 minutes

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Sam Berns and His Happiness Secrets

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Have you heard 17 year old, Sam Berns’ secrets to a happy life? I watch this TED Talk periodically as a refresher course, no matter how busy I am – and maybe because of that. See why!

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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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You’ll Love Our Friend TED (.com)

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Our new EWC Must-See TED Talks page is here! If you don’t know about TED.com, this will begin a journey of ideas for you, with many of the most ingenious people on the planet – both creators and watchers of TED Talks.

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10 minutes

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Creativity Explored: Arts Empowerment

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The incredible organization Creativity Explored is unleashing the artistic potential of developmentally disabled artists, showing us that creativity has the incredible power of unlocking something deeper in us all!

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10 minutes

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Our Fascination with Robots

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How long have we been fascinated by robots? The surprising answer may make you question your own assumptions about why we fear and revere these marvels of technology!

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12 minutes

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Turning Birds Into Dinosaurs

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Is turning birds into dinosaurs possible? Creating the dino-chicken isn’t just a scientific dream. The science behind the project is already a reality!

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5 minutes

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So, What’s Your Story?

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What do we do in those first few moments of interaction with a new person? What if instead of asking people where they are from, we started asking people for their story?

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5 minutes

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Dancin Power

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Can dance change lives? The organization Dancin Power proves that it can, and is helping to transform the lives of chronically ill children. Here are some of their incredible and uplifting stories!

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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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