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Finding Flow: Art & Mountain Biking

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Artist, activist and adventurer, Sarah Uhl, aids us in discovering our environments in the name of finding our flow in life!

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14 minutes

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How Paper Tools will Change the World

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When it comes to innovations that will change the world, shouldn’t we consider how many hands will have access to them? Check out this brilliant talk from Manu Prakash, one of the remarkable brains behind the paper technologies of the future that will revolutionize how we think about science!

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16 minutes

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The Story Behind Cassini’s Remarkable Dive Into Saturn

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Now here’s a remarkable source of wonder that the 24-hour news cycle could barely find time to show us! But if you want to be transformed, and wear a broad smile every time you look up at the night sky, dive into this article. (There are a few real miracles in this story!)

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12 minutes

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The Day the Darkness Brought Us Together

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Though the Great American Eclipse has passed, the lessons we learned that day about our greater sense of possibility and connection are something we can pause to celebrate and carry with us!

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9 minutes

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Why Are We Still Tickling Each Other?

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Most, if not all of us have experienced the sensation of being tickled, but why is this a thing? What drives us to do it to each other? Is it useful, or just for fun?

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8 minutes

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The Very Human Origins of the Modern Computer

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Did you know, before the invention of programmable computers there were human computers? Let us introduce you to one of those human computers who also played an important role in shaping computers as we know them today!

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13 minutes

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What Could the Creation of Art in Space Mean for our Future?

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Did you know there’s a sculpture floating in the wild unknown outside of our planet? What could this mean for us?

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22 minutes

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How Tall Bikes Could Save the World!

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Since the dawn of time, wildly creative people (often considered foolish) have been bringing ingenious concepts into our daily lives. Here’s a brilliantly fun and remarkable innovation that may be on the horizon!

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14 minutes

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There’s Nothing Like Sitting Down to a Good Meal!

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Food comes in all shapes, sizes, textures, and flavors, and for all its diversity it is still a constant that connects us all! Take a moment to celebrate some extraordinary meals around the world, and answer the age old question “Can you make sushi with crickets?”

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12 minutes

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Welcome to a Happier, Less Stressed You!

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Did you know that in five to ten minutes a day you can improve the way your brain process the world around you? This simple technique is a great way to help reduce your stress and increase your happiness. Give it a try!

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10 minutes

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Virtual Reality Isn’t Just for the Kids!

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The potential for virtual reality systems is making its way into some unexpected corners, and it may even have the power to change lives! Here’s one function it performs that most of us have never considered!

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18 minutes

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Big Data Might Help Us All Come Together!

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What if our starting point in problem-solving could be without conflict? Here’s what the future holds for addressing everything from litter to child mortality, from crime to math literacy!

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Honey, Are We Polluted?

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Our world is polluted and the bee population is diminishing, but could it actually be possible for us to save both of them at the same time? An airport in Germany has come up with a process that may just work!

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A Long Winded History

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You’ve most likely seen the new generation of wind turbines twirling happily in the distance, but do we know how crucial these contraptions have been to humankind for thousands of years? Let’s rediscover the power of the wind.

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From a Little Spot of Paradise in Belgium

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Since I discovered EWC last week, I’ve been spreading and sharing it around me. Keep up the good work!

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Ignoring Our Impulses

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…looking at the news, and it it is so refreshing to see a website dedicated to wonderful and inspiring things.

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19 minutes

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Practicing Practical Compassion with the Shoe That Grows

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Have you seen The Shoe That Grows? This genius idea is changing lives across the globe and it didn’t come from a millionaire or a world-renowned inventor but a real person just like us! Here’s his story!

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EWC is a Gift in Egypt

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“Waking up each morning in Cairo Egypt to read your uplifting and interesting messages has really been a gift…”

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Thank You from Bermuda!

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“I stumbled across your website today when looking for ways to inspire my teachers on the tiny island of Bermuda and…”

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A Reminder that Good Still Exists

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Especially given the last week’s events in our country – your site is a welcome respite and a great reminder of the good that still exists in humanity.

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14 minutes

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Ever Widening Circles is Ready to Change the World!

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This week, Ever Widening Circles will be getting a facelift! Here’s a look at where we have come from and how we are ready to change the world!

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A Story Told in Millions of Fossils

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The La Brea Tar Pits are home to some of the world’s richest fossil deposits. So, what unique insights can we glean those millions of specimens? Why is having one more dire wolf skull in a collection of thousands so important?

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An Artist’s Rendering of Beauty

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There’s beauty in all of us, but sadly, it’s often overlooked.  Today we’re appreciating an artist who creates gorgeous portraits through focusing on who her subjects actually are, instead of focusing on just the surface! Join us!

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A Few Tips on Confidence

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Today we’re taking a look at a unique way become more confident in our every day life! There’s no step-by-step here or discussions on what to wear, just a mere fact of life we all need to be reminded of. Join us!

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28 minutes

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What’s the Deal with Virtual Reality?

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Talk about virtual reality feels like it’s everywhere, but why all the hype? Today we explore why VR may be the next big thing, and what’s going on in our brains to make these digital worlds so real (and fun)!

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22 minutes

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So, What’s a Food Forest?

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There’s something growing on the South Coast of New Zealand that could change our lives. Check it out!

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The Orchid That’s Actually an Insect

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The Orchid Mantis may look like a gorgeous flower, but behind that beauty is a deadly assassin. Check out how these remarkable creatures use their camouflage to its most deadly–and beautiful–best.

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The Traditions of This Tribe Have Left Quite a Mark

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What you can find in the mountains of the Philippines may stay with you forever, especially if you happen to visit Apo Whang-Od in her village. She’s single handedly working and teaching to keep her culture’s tradition alive!

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Discovering the Life Flowing through the Grand Canyon

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The natural wonders of the world have a lot more to offer than just beauty! Let’s discover what we can learn from the river that flows through the Grand Canyon and the people who live in its surrounding area. How are they connected?

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