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Why Paddleboard to Victoria, Canada?

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Have you noticed that in our haste to make our lives easier, we actually experience far less wonder and adventure? Here’s a perspective that may feel like a gift!

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22 minutes

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Creating Something Out of Nothing: The Forest Man of India

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Magicians aren’t the only people who specialize in making something out of nothing. There are a few ordinary folks whose single-mindedness is their magic. See what you think of the work of the Forest Man of India.

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11 minutes

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Hop on Over to Japan’s Rabbit Island

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There are places in the world that shift our sense of “normal”, and the wonder never leaves us. Here’s a small wonder!

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8 minutes

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Breakfast at Giraffe Manor

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You get a wonderful appreciation of the size of a giraffe when their head is in your cereal bowl. Here’s the marvelous story of Kenya’s Giraffe Manor.

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17 minutes

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Paralyzed and Sailing the Inside Passage

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Did you hear about the two men, paralyzed from their armpits down, who sailed the inside passage. They’ve got an inspiring lesson for us all. Let’s consider their secret!

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16 minutes

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Experience the Remarkable Sapporo Snow Festival!

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Want to take a little trip without leaving your living room? Today on our Saturdays Around the World feature, we stroll the streets of Japan’s famous snow festival!

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8 minutes

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A Pyramid Primer: How Much Do You Really Know?

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Most of us think we know a fair amount about things like the pyramids. But do we? What if our information still dates from magazines in elementary school, and we only have the gist of things? Here’s something to consider.

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13 minutes

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Beware! Crab Crossing Ahead!

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Once a year on Christmas Island, the ground becomes a sea of crustaceans as the islands red crabs make one of the most amazing migrations in the world!

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15 minutes

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Keeping Tradition Alive in the Scottish Isles

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How do we keep traditions alive in this era? On the isle of Harris, the production of Harris Tweed is breathes life into old ways. Take a journey with us and explore this beautiful culture and the landscape that inspires it!

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11 minutes

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Only in Japan: Rice Made Fascinating!

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Have you noticed how it feels a bit empowering when you are the one who knows a little inside information about another country? Let’s start with a fundamental Japanese food and see where it takes us!

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12 minutes

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Eight Hidden Gems Around the World

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Take a moment to explore some hidden gems around the world! Head with us to the places that prove it’s still an amazing world and give yourself a reminder that you may have some wonders in your own backyard!

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43 minutes

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Being Thankful with Snap Judgment

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If you are looking for some insights on gratitude and happiness, here’s a new lens from which to view possibility. There’s nothing better than true stories told by master story-tellers! See what we mean by that!

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30 minutes

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Celebrating Remarkable Places Around the World!

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Join us as we celebrate some of the remarkable places around the world we have explored over the past year! From frozen music festivals, to incredible wildlife, to jaw-dropping heights, here are some of our favorites.

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35 minutes

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Exploring Wild_Life and Celebrating Natural Wonder

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Check out this incredible new web series from National Geographic! wild_life with Bertie Gregory heads to the Pacific Northwest for a new take on documenting our planet’s amazing natural wonders!

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40 minutes

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Life Lessons from Asia’s Forgotten Mountain

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Trying to summit Hkakabo Razi, the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia, was a monumental adventure. Here’s the incredible story with a few life lessons for all of us along the way!

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25 minutes

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Chasing Rivers: An Adventure on the Colorado

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Think about your nearest river. Where did it come from? Where is it going? Here’s a remarkable story from a National Geographic photographer about how his adventure to chase the Colorado River reshaped his perspectives.

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12 minutes

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The People Behind the World’s Weird and Wacky Places

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Ever looked at something strange on the roadside and said, “I wonder who made that?” Here are the people and stories behind some of our planet’s most weird and wonderful places!

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17 minutes

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Haenyeo: Korea’s Aging Mermaids

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Meet the Haenyeo, Korea’s sea women. These women, many of whom are grandmothers, take to the sea everyday freediving for their livelihood.

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7 minutes

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Mystical Trees from Around the World

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What’s more beautiful than a tree with its sprawling limbs pressed against a blue sky, or a tangle of leafy branches creating a cooling shade, sparkling with late afternoon light? Let’s have a quiet look at the wonder of trees…

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14 minutes

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Celebrating Our Similarities

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What if we spent more time celebrating our similarities? Here’s a National Geographic Photographer’s tale of how connected we really are to even the world’s most remote populations!

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25 minutes

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An Adventure Atop the Tepuis

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Take a trip to South America to Explore the Tepuis, magnificent mesas rising up from the jungle below. Join the explorers who study these islands in the sky, and their remarkable flora and fauna!

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13 minutes

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Celebrating the Little Wonders!

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What if we took more time to celebrate the quirky wonders in our own backyard? Olney, Illinois is home to a beloved population of albino squirrels, and their passion for this piece of local heritage reminds us to reflect on what makes our culture unique!

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30 minutes

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Exploring the Underground Rain Forest

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Did you know there is an underground rainforest in the world’s largest cave? Join us as we explore Hang Son Doong cave in central Vietnam!

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10 minutes

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A Photographer’s Life Changing Stories

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Photographers bring the world to our living rooms and have witnessed much of life on this planet. Here are two stories that changed one photographer’s life, and the lessons they taught him…

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7 minutes

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Do You Know Petra?

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Her crumbling features take nothing away from her beauty and remarkable origins. While the efforts to create her defy explanation, the mystery adds to the wonder of Petra.

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12 minutes

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To Chase a Cheese

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The Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling Festival might be one of the strangest annual events in the world. This is what happens when thousands of people cram onto a hillside to watch brave souls chase a wheel of cheese down an almost vertical incline…

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28 minutes

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Climbing China’s Remarkable Rocks

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What would it be like to head out on an expedition with National Geographic? These are the remarkable stories and images from an incredible adventure to climb some of China’s most amazing rock formations…

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18 minutes

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Never “Save” a Great Idea for Later!

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A little probe that was sent hurtling through space in 1977 – one that’s still moving and beaming back info – can teach us a lot about what we should do with a great idea. This could be the best idea hatched 39 years ago!

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15 minutes

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Keeping Tradition Alive in the Modern World

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The weaving traditions of Peru are not only breathtaking in their beauty, but they preserve and celebrate a long cultural heritage of the handcrafted. On this edition of Saturdays Around the World, we take a journey to the Andes for a spectacular glimpse of tradition.

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