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How Ripe Bananas Can Shift Perspectives: Wisdom from Oliver Sacks

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Here’s some wisdom from Oliver Sacks on how green bananas and an old H.G. Wells story helped him learn about valuing perspectives outside of the “norm”.

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35 minutes

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1972: The Last Time Humans Set Foot On the Moon

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It’s been over 45 years since we left our last footprints on the moon. The Apollo 17 moonwalks and mission were spellbinding. Here’s an amazing video!

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11 minutes

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Celebrate the Stories of Species Saved from Extinction

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Sometimes we need a little reminder that our hard work is making a difference! Today we celebrate the stories of seven species saved from extinction!

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7 minutes

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Hop on the Hollywood Science Hotline

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Faulty science plaguing your movie? Give the Hollywood science hotline a call for some help! Here’s the power of science and entertainment at its best!

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7 minutes

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Behind the Scene with Cirque du Soleil’s Superhumans

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Meet the “superhumans” who perform the mind-bending, gravity-defying feats in the Cirque du Soleil productions. Behind the scenes, they are almost like the our friends and neighbors!

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17 minutes

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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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26 minutes

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Meet our New Neighbors!

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The TRAPPIST-1 discovery of seven earthlike planets has shaken the world, but what does this discovery mean for you and me? Here’s a little perspective on it all!

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14 minutes

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Solving Old Problems by Studying New Species

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How can studying new species lead to a brighter future? Here’s a great reminder that inspiration is all around us, we just have to search for connections!

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9 minutes

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Celebrating Solar: Look How Far We’ve Come!

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Let’s give solar power its day in the sun! Solar energy advancements are making access to sustainable energy more affordable and widespread and that’s worth celebrating!

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6 minutes

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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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6 minutes

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The Key to Understanding First Impressions

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Can we control our initial assumptions and impulses? Well no, we actually can’t, but we can understand them and let another part of our brain control our reactions. Here’s a great insight into our own brains!

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9 minutes

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The Playful History of Innovation

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How is the flute the great-grandfather of the computer? Here’s a look at the playful history of innovation to give you a little perspective for the future!

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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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14 minutes

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Engineering the Tallest Building in the World

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Ever look up at a skyscraper, sparkling in the night sky and wonder, “How did they do that?” Here’s a great look at one major challenge in the tallest building in the world!

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6 minutes

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Wiggle Your Ears and You’re a Natural History Museum!

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Take a quick break today to recognize the wonder of your inner lemur. Your body, in so many ways, is a walking demonstration of the scope of eternity!

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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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7 minutes

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Capturing the Liquid Mountains of Lake Erie

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Meet Dave Sandford, a photographer capturing stunning images of Lake Erie’s liquid mountains. His work is a beautiful, and awe-inspiring reminder of our planet’s power.

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10 minutes

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Bolster Your Immunity to Fear!

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Did you know fear is contagious? Here are some simple ways you can avoid contagious fear while building a more positive world around you!

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20 minutes

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A Giant Oceanic Manta Ray of Hope

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Here’s what can happen when dedicated people find their passion, use it to protect a natural wonder, and expand us all with their work. (Wait till you see this stunning videography!)

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11 minutes

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A Second Chance for Abandoned Animals and Inmates

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Here’s a great example of the kinds of stories the nightly news could be bringing us, instead of all the doom and gloom. Another thought-leaders – the Monroe County Jail – teaches us about possibility.

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11 minutes

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200,000 Years: Let’s Reflect on How Far We’ve Come!

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What happened before history? After 200,000 years, let’s take a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come, and maybe where we are headed!

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6 minutes

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Phil Hansen: Making the Extraordinary Look Easy

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Never let go of your ability to just relax into the wonder of watching a creative genius do their thing. Today we point you to the way deconstruction can be a wonder!

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9 minutes

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The Amazing Woman Who Discovered Dinosaurs: Mary Anning

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The most important scientific discoveries almost always contain the key elements of a great story: drama, serendipity, hardship and perseverance. Here’s a fabulous tale of the WOMAN who discovered dinosaurs!

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17 minutes

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Alpha Jetman Blows the Doors of Possibility Wide Open

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Sometimes we need an eccentric person with a crazy idea to push back the edge of possibility for us all! Take a look at a wonder in innovation you will not believe!

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19 minutes

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GoPro and the Orca Rescue

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Can you imagine the exhilaration of setting an enormous, wild animal like an Orca (Killer Whale) free after it has been entangled by fishing gear? Today we explore their beauty and intelligence with the magic a Go Pro can bring to research.

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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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19 minutes

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The JUSTICE LEAGUE of Dance: Superheroes of Movement

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Many people might say they are not sports fans, or superhero buffs, or followers of dance. But today we point you to a group that combines all three in a jaw-dropping way!

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5 minutes

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Welcome to the Wood Wide Web, Meet the Internet of Fungus!

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Did you know that forests are connected with an internet of fungus? There is an incredible network growing beneath our feet lovingly called the wood wide web!

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4 minutes

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Painting with Light

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Explore the mindbending and magical work of the remarkable light painter Hannu Huhtamo. His work reminds us that possibility is everywhere!

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