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The Sound Mirrors of WWII

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Have you ever considered what’s next, after cell phones, GPS and the internet? We are never at an end point you know. Here’s a bit of wonder that reminds us to always consider what’s next!

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10 minutes

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How to Get Better at Just About Anything!

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Are you practicing correctly? Can you even learn a new skill as you age? Why is practice even important? Our brains are capable of a lot, especially if we know the best way to teach them!

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9 minutes

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Finally, What To Do With Your Old Cell Phones!

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We all have a cell phone graveyard filled with the ghosts of technologies past. So, what are we to do with all these electronics? Finding ways to recycle our e-waste is great in the short term, but here is how technology is changing to become more sustainable!

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35 minutes

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Revisiting the Amazing Progress of The Ocean Cleanup Project

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Wonder what happens to some of the amazing projects/technologies you hear about? Here’s the update on an extraordinary concept invented by a 17-year-old!

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12 minutes

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Way Beyond the Swan: Here’s Origami in Space!

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Here’s what happens when we apply the Mathematics of Origami, complex folding, to engineering and space!

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5 minutes

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Growing Veggies with Shredded Cash?

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Ever wonder what happens to cash after it gets taken out of circulation? What the Federal Reserve in New Orleans does with it may plant a little inspiration in you. Check it out!

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8 minutes

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Robots, the Future of Food?

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Robots have changed a lot of industries, will food be next? Here’s how the future of robotics may help the world get access to better, healthier food!

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11 minutes

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Is 100% Renewable Energy Actually Possible? Really?

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We live with a constant barrage of politically motivated rhetoric about the best energy sources. Perhaps it’s time to cool down and be objective about what is already possible!

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8 minutes

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How Dance is Changing the Lives of Patients with Parkinsons Disease!

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Let us introduce you to Dance for PD, a remarkable organization changing the lives of patients with Parkinsons Disease with the power of dance!

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11 minutes

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The Magic of the Washing Machine

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After seeing this TED Talk you will never look at your washing machine in the same way again! It’s time we celebrated this amazing technology!

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8 minutes

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Could We Live in Houses That Breathe?

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Sounds a little crazy, doesn’t it? Let’s rethink what a building can do by following one architect on a journey to create eco-conscious additions that’ll breathe with the world.

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9 minutes

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Dumpster Diving to Demonstrate a Better Way Forward

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Here’s a terrific fellow who would rather show us what is possible, than tell us what we should be doing. Finally, a refreshing approach to change!

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11 minutes

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Why the Worldwide Web is Not the Internet

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Have you ever wondered if it was correct to refer to the web and the net interchangeably. Turns out the worldwide web is not the internet and here’s a very interesting reason why…

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7 minutes

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Fungi, the Technology of the Future?

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Imagine a future filled with bricks, furniture, and leather made of mushrooms! That fungi-filled future is here and it’s the kind of innovation that needs celebrating!

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11 minutes

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Cell Phone Charging Wisdom: How, Why, When

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We’ve all heard contradicting advice about preserving our cell phone batteries. Let’s look into something practical and sort this out once and for all!

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13 minutes

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Surfing the Great Lakes!

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Few people would look at the icy waters of the Great Lakes in winter and see a surfing hot spot, but Great Lakes surfers see the world a little differently!

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6 minutes

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Our Space Junk Problem: Educating Ourselves for the Future

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The era of space exploration hasn’t been long, but it has had an impact. Get better acquainted with our space junk problem and how we can fix it!

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20 minutes

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The Young Innovators Series: Meet Maddie from Fix it Friday

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Meet Maddie Willer, an amazing young innovator and a founder of Fix It Friday, a project spreading a mission of sustainability by fixing one garment at a time!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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6 minutes

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How to Memorize Anything!

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Have a tough time learning names, remembering directions, or just want to impress your friends? Never fear! Let us introduce you to your memory palace, a place where you can memorize anything.

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13 minutes

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Saving Rivers by Turning Toxins Into Art!

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How can painting with toxic sludge save rivers? Two professors at Ohio University are teaming up to combine art and science to conserve and protect polluted waterways!

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30 minutes

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Using Light as a Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease!

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Remarkable science alert! Scientists have recently found a therapy for Alzheimer’s that uses light to reverse some of the symptoms of the disease!

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What Can A Thousand Swarming Robots Teach us About Nature?

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How do fish swim in schools, or birds fly in giant flocks without running into each other? Take a look at the tiny swarming robots that are helping us understand some of nature’s most complex phenomena!

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