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5 minutes

The Secrets of the Speedcubers

Have you ever wondered how to solve a Rubik’s Cube? This puzzle may seem impossible, but there’s a lot more to it. You don’t have to take our word for it, here’s the world record holder, at 5.25 seconds, with his tips!

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13 minutes

Why Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

Why do we feel embarrassed to ask for help? The wonderful (and hilarious) TED Speaker Michele L. Sullivan helps us reframe our perspective on asking for help, and how it all starts with having a little more compassion!

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15 minutes

The Gift in 100 Days of Rejection

If you love TED Talks, you will enjoy this one! We can all connect with Jia Jiang’s story, and then he turns the topic of rejection into terrific humor and great insight!

8 minutes

How to Suddenly Thrive from Listening Better

What if one day we all woke up and recognized the potential of listening better? What would dinner conversation, the news, science, and politics look like if we listened to understand, not to get ready to make our next point?

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15 minutes

Take a Moment Just for YOU

We live in a world where self-criticism is normal and points the way to do better next time. But what if – when we’ve done our very best – our inner critic just accepted that and moved on? Here’s a great insight!

10 minutes

Can You Smell That? It’s Your Memory!

It’s a powerful tool that most of us have been gifted, but do you think we’re truly utilizing our sense of smell? Today we learn how this sense shapes our world and how we can become better at sniffing out our memories!

5 minutes

This Tree Can Grow 40 Different Fruits!

Today on EWC we take a look at a pretty funky topic: Sam Van Aken’s Tree of 40 Fruits! This tree grows not one, but 40 different fruits! How amazing! But how could this be? Read more to find out!

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10 minutes

What Exactly is Gluten Anyway?

If you’ve ever scratched your head about the fuss regarding gluten in our diets, here’s an entertaining way to feel like an expert, in less than 10 minutes!

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6 minutes

The Key to Understanding First Impressions

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!