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Turning Apples into Ears: Creativity in the Lab

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What if we let creativity and play mix with science? Here’s a lab that is doing just that, and in doing so coming up with incredible discoveries, like the ability to turn apples into ears…

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12 minutes

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The Art of Lava

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What happens when you combine art, science, and a customizable volcano? You get the Syracuse University Lava Project, an endeavour exploring the power and beauty of one of our planet’s most transfixing forces!

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38 minutes

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Coral Morphologic: The Art of Conservation

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How do we get people to care about some of the planet’s most unique and imperiled species? Coral Morphologic is an artistic team that is bringing together art and science in a remarkably new way to do just that!

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9 minutes

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Landfill Art: Amazing on Many Levels

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What if we connected our world by finding amazing new ways to use the things we already have too much of: like garbage, for instance?

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9 minutes

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Sandcastles on a Grain of Sand

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How does etching castles on grains of sand expand our understanding of possibility? The artist Vik Muniz is pushing the limits of science and art one grain at a time!

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7 minutes

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Unleashing Creativity with A Typewriter

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Paul Smith was an artist born with cerebral palsy who turned to an unlikely medium to unleash his creative spirit. Here is his story of remarkable talent and passion…

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17 minutes

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Creating Artistic Wonders from Nature

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What can art teach us about nature? Andy Goldsworthy is an environmental artist that uses the natural world to create awe-inspiring works of art.

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12 minutes

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Who Wants Watermelon!

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Need a new treat to take to this summer’s barbecue or family get-together? Here are four watermelon tricks to help you wow people this season!

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12 minutes

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Endangered Alphabets

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Have you ever considered what might happen if the alphabet you use became extinct? It’s happening slowly, but here is one person using his unique talents to change that!

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5 minutes

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We Want You to Show Us Why It’s Still an Amazing World!

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Have you seen something incredible lately that made you think “it’s still an amazing world”? We want you to share those moments with us! Here’s how you can become a part of EWC’s global community…

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7 minutes

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An Artist Using Graffiti to Change Perceptions

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Artist, Shamsia Hassani, is using her graffiti to change society’s perceptions. Her work depicts strong women and a brighter future for Afghanistan. Here is her story…

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6 minutes

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Perfecting the Hardest Move in Ballet

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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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25 minutes

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The Ghost Army of World War II

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Have you ever heard of the Ghost Army? This small team of artists, designers, and sound engineers brought to life an invisible army of 60,000 and helped change the course of history!

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4 minutes

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Remarkable Paintings in Wine

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After accidently slipping his paint brush into his glass of while painting one day, the artist Alfonso Aguirre discovered a way to bring the blood of the land into his artwork. Here’s the story of this remarkably happy accident…

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7 minutes

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Harvard’s Incredible Glass Flowers

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What you may not know about Harvard University, is that they possess a flower collection like no other. These remarkably beautifully preserved specimens are not made up of cells but of glass!

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12 minutes

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Oh the Places You’ll Go!

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Know anyone graduating or beginning a new chapter of life? Here’s a gift to both of you! Enjoy an old childhood favorite by Dr. Seuss as read by a very unlikely source!

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7 minutes

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Pigeons Light Up the Night Sky

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What happens when the sky is filled with thousands of pigeons carrying LED lights? The artist Duke Riley is reframing these creatures in a more favorable light and along the way inspiring a little wonder in us all…

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25 minutes

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Preserving the Legacy of A Species

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Lonesome George was the last of his species, but his legacy lives on with the help of the American Museum of Natural History. His story illustrates the importance of conservation and the potential for a brighter future for all endangered species.

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13 minutes

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The Magic of Pixar: Blending Science and Art

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What if we were able to use our unique life experiences to push the boundaries of possibility? Danielle Feinberg is a Pixar animator who takes her love for art, technology, and science and brings them together to create movie magic. Here is her story!

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18 minutes

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At Our Best, We Can Create Soaring Spaces!

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The Sistine Chapel is one of the world’s more revered artistic sites. Art historian Elizabeth Lev takes us on a journey through this magnificent space that transcends religion and culture, and gets at the essence of wonder!

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5 minutes

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Can Eco-Conscious Transportation Be Cool?

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Josh Hadar is making being environmentally friendly sexy with his “hippie hogs,” electric bikes with artful forms that turn heads…

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18 minutes

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Welcome to Firefly Forest, Land of the Gnome Homes

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What if we made the world a little bit more beautiful for others? Journey with us to Firefly Forest, a seemingly ordinary woodland in the midwest that was transformed into a place of awe and wonder…

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13 minutes

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Rediscovering Wonder with Janet Echelman

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Can we rediscover our sense of wonder and reshape the way we envision our world? After watching this TED Talk by the incredible artist Janet Echelman, the answer is, most certainly, yes!

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6 minutes

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The History of London in Paper

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Dive into 40,000 years of London’s history with an incredible short film made entirely of paper! It’s a beautiful reminder of what lies beneath our city streets.

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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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10 minutes

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Graffiti that Brings A Message of Hope

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What if graffiti could change communities around the world? The artist el Seed is spreading a message of hope and peace with his unique art form calligraffiti.

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7 minutes

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The Music of the City Played on The Human Harp

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Suspension bridges are some of our largest man-made instruments. They carry the weight and music of cities in their cables, and the artist Di Mainstone wants us to hear that music using the Human Harp.

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8 minutes

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Drones Ignite a Creative Spark

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Can technology spark a new creative wave? A collaboration between Intel and Ars Electronica to create Drone 100, a record-breaking spectacle of music, light, and technology, is changing the future of technology and the awe it can inspire.

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6 minutes

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The Soul of the Sign

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We rarely think about how the signage all around us shapes the way we see the world. Here’s a man who is keeping the soul in signs by keeping the essence of craftsmanship alive. (Sound boring? Take a look! There’s magic here.)

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