Do you know what random wonders are all around you?

Liesl here! (I’m Chief Operating Officer of the website at Ever Widening Circles.) After 18 months of writing for EWC, I thought it was time I shared some articles that I’ve found myself quoting constantly. So, here are some of my favorite “fun facts” and random wonders!

I hope they will leave you walking through life looking at things with a little more awe and appreciation for how amazing this world is!

In this Circle

Driverless Cars: How Our Bodies Can Inspire the Future

13 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Dr. Lynda

Are driverless cars and other forms of futuristic transportation a far-off dream? It turns out that our own bodies can provide a little inspiration to turn science fiction into reality!
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Plants Can Talk to Each Other?

6 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Dr. Lynda

It isn't crazy science fiction, in fact, plants are able to communicate to warn each other of danger. You might not smell a freshly mown lawn the same again! Jump into this lovely TED Ed video and find out just how this works!
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The Tale of the Flapper and the Panda

10 minutes

[ Animals ]

By Dr. Lynda

Where did our love for pandas begin? Arguably with a flapper and a panda named Su Lin. Here's their remarkable story and a little look at how pandas have come to influence our conservation efforts!
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What are Gravitational Waves Anyway?

21 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Dr. Lynda

Gravitational waves are something we hear a lot about, but what are they, and why is their discovery so important? Here are some answers that will leave you feeling a little smarter!
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Perfecting the Hardest Move in Ballet

6 minutes

[ Art ]

By Dr. Lynda

Not a "dance" person? How about learning to appreciate the beauty of ballet through physics, athleticism and artistry? Let's tackle the hardest move in ballet from a new angle!
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