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To put it simply: breakthroughs. This nonprofit is making it possible for scientists to get the data they need from every corner of the planet by teaming them up with the adventurers who are already there.
[ Dance ]
Whether your preferred move is the running man or the moonwalk, here’s the science to help you bust it better!
[ Animals ]
These creatures have become really good actors over the years. Slowly changing their looks from generation to generation to look like… a fish? There’s a lot more to mussel reproduction than one would assume at first glance.
[ Business ]
If you want to have a really, really good tortilla, you’re going to need the best corn. Masienda is a company not only supporting Mexico’s small heirloom corn farmers but bringing the practices that enhance the nutritional powers of the grain back into the market.
Are you sick of seeing litter all over your hometown? Kamikatsu, Japan and other regions were fed up with GHG emissions and toxins, so they started reducing waste production and have already seen drastic improvements in their environments!
[ Animals ]
We know it’s a reach, but the best innovations always are! Insect protein takes fewer resources to produce, has all of the amino acids we need, and can be pretty tasty. Are bugs the food of the future? Let’s risk knowing more…
[ Environment ]
When was the last time you took a moment to really enjoy nature? Meet a man who is taking people hundreds of feet up into the limbs of the world’s oldest trees to give us a new perspective on our connection to the natural world!
[ Pebbles ]
Want to know if you’ll really get taller if you go to space? Or where we’re at with warp speed? We know you definitely want to know what it smells like up there. Astronaut Chris Hadfield discusses all of this and more in this awesome video.
[ Food ]
The tastes we’ve come to enjoy from various fruits and vegetables may stem from these plants trying to kill us. Let’s find out who the culprits are, and if salads are truly good for our health or if we’ve all just been blindly following instructions on what to eat.
At what point do you become you? How many neurons does it take to make you who you are? How many cells? Today, we celebrate emergence, the universal property that makes us who we are and shapes every corner of our world.
In 2017, Costa Rica went 300 days without using fossil fuels to generate their electricity! How did they pull this off? Monica Araya, the co-founder of Costa Rica Limpia gives us a look into how a decision in the 1940s set them up for success.
[ Art ]
By Dr. Lynda
Here’s an update on a project we featured two years ago when it was still a primordial concept. Now it’s an inspirational story with all the elements of the best kind of progress!
In all that you’ve heard about Bitcoin, you’ve probably not thought about its unintended consequences on the search for extraterrestrial life. Here’s how these two seemingly unrelated worlds are colliding.
[ Art ]
How much of yourself do you actually like to reveal to others?
This artist is able to uncover another side to the subjects of her portraits by using an unassuming material that we all have an experience with. This makes us ask, can these “messy” sides of ourselves actually be beautiful?