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Why Are Some Sounds Scary?

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Have you ever woken with a start in the night, or been filled with dread at the sound of a creaking door? What causes this? Find out in today’s feature.

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Captivating Creations: Snowflake

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Have you ever stopped to appreciate the intricacy of a single snowflake and its formation? We bet you will after seeing today’s video.

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Heard of ISS? The Incredible International Space Station

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The ISS is the most incredible feat of mankind and most of us barely know a thing about it!… Learn the wonder here today.

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“I Live My Life in (Ever) Widening Circles”

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Have you ever wondered where we got the phrase for our site, “Ever Widening Circles?” Dr. Lynda explains the inspiration and as a bonus reads the poem aloud in tonight’s grab bag feature.

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12 minutes

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Change Your Password, Change Your Life

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Mauricio Estrella changed his life… by changing his password into a life-affirming mantras. He knocked down about 18 goals! See how, in this great podcast.

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12 minutes

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How Tall Can We Build Our Tallest Skyscrapers?

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From the ancient Egyptian pyramids to the World Trade Center towers, these have all been the biggest structures on Earth. So… how far can we go?

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11 minutes

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Historical Voices Point to the Present

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Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in glorious fashion with EWC and actual recordings of former slaves explaining their thoughts when the heard they were free!

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57 minutes

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Congressman John Lewis and the Art of Disciplined Nonviolence

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Today we introduce you to a remarkable place to listen to some of the most interesting people on the planet. I never miss a weekly podcast called OnBeing.org, with host Krista Tippett. In this podcast she speaks with the extraordinary John Lewis, a key player from the Civil Rights movement in America’s 1960s.

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7 minutes

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Nat Geo Photographers Do it Again

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Today’s article comes from a fan submission that was wordless, except for the link. Enough said. It needed no explanation: Nat Geo being breathtaking, again!

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52 minutes

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Want to Be Happy?

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Do you want to be happy? Brother David Steindl-Rast’s take on “how to be happy” in his TED Radio Hour podcast on NPR.

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Feels Like -38: Wind Chill Explained

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Many of us know “wind chill” when we feel it, but here’s a quick explanation of what that means and why it feels so cold.

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19 minutes

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Moonstruck: A Lunar Education in 4 Quick Videos

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Tonight’s a full moon here, and soon somewhere else around the globe. What makes the moon phases happen, and how did the moon come to be? Be the smartest person on the blanket the next time you are moon gazing! Take a look!

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10 minutes

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What If…

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Learn what the world’s children wanted to see in the world… and see where you can share their vision!

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Teaching Us How to Really Be Human

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One of Jeffrey Wright’s former student’s, Zack Conkle, made a video of the teacher and his lessons… not all of which were about physics.

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Empowering Homeless People: One Stitch at a Time

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Detroit resident Veronika Scott grew up in a broken home… and grew determined to end the sadness of the needy and homeless. Hear about her organization, The Empowerment Plan, as well as her coat/sleeping bag invention, in today’s feature.

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It Can All Change In An Instant (For The Better!)

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Ric Elias was on board “the Miracle of the Hudson,” the US Airways flight that was set to crash before a heroic safe landing by Captain Sully. Learn what went through Elias’ mind as the doomed plane went down in the icy water. It is a gift to all of us!

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Pushing Limits: Danny MacAskill and "The Ridge"

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Today we continue our look at the human potential: conquering fears, pushing limits and conquering nature with cyclist Danny MacAskill’s !

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Our Amazing Planet: How Deep is Deep?

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Do you have any idea how deep the ocean’s floor really is? How about the great lake nearest you? Where does the Titanic lay or at what depth does the sperm whale feed? Find out in this incredible, fun, scaled infographic.

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Water in Space = Pure Wonder

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Have you ever stopped to appreciate how strange and wonderful water can be? It’s incredible! Changing form completely depending on the temperature. But… what about water in space? Now that’s a real wonder!

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