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Seeing the Brain…With Diapers (What?!)

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In a strange twist of fate, neuroscientists discovered that they could be using diapers to see the details of the brain better! Take a look…

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5 minutes

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Beyonce and Free Diving Create Music Video Wonder

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What happens when Beyonce’s vocals team up with a mind bending underwater music video?

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11 minutes

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The Backwards Brain Bicycle

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What’s up with others who find it so hard to change, after we’ve given them “the facts”? A bicycle can show us an amazingly important view of leading and living!

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10 minutes

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Brilliant: Plastic Bottle Schools!

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Innovation at its best may be when someone takes something we have a lot of and transforms it sustainably into something we need that is scarce. Take a look at this wonder!

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7 minutes

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Moving Creations for a Breathing Earth

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When the right artist harnesses the wind, we can see it as a wonder of creation. This artist’s work is a marvel, even if you are not an “art person.” Take a look!

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6 minutes

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Stone Testament to a Chinese Proverb

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Using stone to make human necessities and artistic expressions has been part of our impulses for tens of thousands of years. Meet an amazing person who carries that torch with sublime results.

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5 minutes

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The Boy Who Lifted 33,000 Spirits

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Sometimes we meet a child who radiates such otherworldly wisdom and compassion that we have to ask the question, “Where does this energy come from?” Meet a profoundly wonderful little being. (5m)

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9 minutes

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What’s the Perseid Meteor Shower?

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Want to spend some time in an “old school” state of wonder? Take someone you care about with you on a trip to outer space tonight or tomorrow night. You may end up with more fun than you expect!

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11 minutes

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Aerial Photos You Never Imagined

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Our world is far more beautiful than we can imagine from our one perspective: feet on the ground. Let’s go above places that seem ordinary to us from eye level.

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6 minutes

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One Kind of Compassion: Dog Retirement Home

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Human beings seem to be hard-wired for compassion, despite what the negative 24-hour news cycle tells us. Take a look!

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11 minutes

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Your Memories and Your Music

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“Music memories” might turn out to be your fountain of youth when aging takes a tole on your brain function. Fascinating!

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9 minutes

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Simple Ideas Lead to Discovery

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Mythbusting aside, Adam Savage is a great storyteller. Take 8 minutes for him to prove how a simple idea can change the world!

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8 minutes

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George Carlin: About “Stuff”

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How much “stuff” do you need? The late, great comedian George Carlin had some funny – almost clean – thoughts on that!

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34 minutes

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No Safety Net

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Here’s a quiet young man and friends, with a passion you won’t believe! Today’s story will expand your idea of what’s possible for us too!

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14 minutes

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The Balance Goddess

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Here’s yet another extraordinary person with her own take on finding balance. This is so mesmerizing that you may have to relax yourself when it’s over!

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16 minutes

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What is Wilderness?

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Breathtaking photography and remarkable technology may conspire to save the last remaining wilderness places in the world. See what that looks like today on EWC.

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6 minutes

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The Himalayas from 20,000 Feet

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Sometimes on EWC, we don’t have a “bigger message.” Sometimes, we just want to bring you a little wonder, like today’s trip to the Himalayas from 20,000 feet.

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23 minutes

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Monica Lewinsky Can Teach Us a Lot

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If shame and fear were only minor players in the news media, we’d be looking at blank screens about 90% of the time. Monica Lewinsky has some really important insights on this. We were blown away by this TED Talk.

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11 minutes

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Stomp, Percussion Performance at Its Best: “Brooms”

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You might have heard of the dance/percussion group known as Stomp, but have you ever seen them in action? Today, EWC has a treat for you as we bring you a 9-minute performance of Stomp’s “Brooms!”

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21 minutes

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Struggling Successfully: 5 Phrases for Your Future

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Here’s someone who reminds us that (as he says): “If your dreams aren’t scaring you, then you are not dreaming big enough.”

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19 minutes

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Stop! In the Name of Science!

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Today on Ever Widening Circles’ featured Radio Lab episode, we look at how Harvard University professor Lene Vestergaard Hau and her team managed to slow down light’s movement and speed.

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Why is the Sky Blue?

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One of the world’s most Googled questions is “Why is the sky blue?” and today, you get that answered in less than 4 minutes!

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19 minutes

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NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

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What are your music tastes? Check out your favorites up close and personal and try out the best of other genres intimately in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series!

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14 minutes

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Fun With Levitation: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

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Levitation. Think it’s possible? Today we look at Tokyo artist Haryashi Natsumi’s incredible levitation photography work on top of some of our own, as well as a quick “how-to” video so you can join in the fun when we challenge you to share your own wonderful photography technique that anyone can do with a friend anywhere.

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14 minutes

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The Best Strobe Photography Ever!

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Today we look at the fascination of strobe photography and slow motion video, thanks to the master works of pioneer Harold Edgerton.

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9 minutes

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A Valentine Anytime, To Someone You Love

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Do you have a friend, lover, family member who means the world to you, and yet you feel at a loss for words to convey that? Here’s something you can send to a person with whom you feel this deep connection. Don’t wait for Valentines Day.

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22 minutes

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Can We Increase Our Creativity?

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We all enjoy those rare moments when a long held hunch becomes a huge break-through. But what if there were ways to increase the power of our hunches? Find out more in today’s EWC feature.

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8 minutes

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Sculptures We Can Connect With

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Whether you’re an art fan or not, you’re going to really enjoy today’s feature: sculptures from across the world that we can ALL actually connect with!

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9 minutes

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Bewildering Badminton: The Fastest Sport

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What’s the fastest, most bewilderingly strenuous sport in the world?! It turns out the answer – badminton – will surprise you as to why when we look at the science of the sport.

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