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Passion Knows No Age: The 97-Year-Old Artist Painting Pixel by Pixel! 

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When we’re faced with uncontrollable circumstances that make doing what we love difficult, the only thing left to do is get creative! For Hal Lasko, who began losing his sight from an incurable disease, that came in the form of painting intricate pieces of artwork in an unexpected way!

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10 minutes

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Paddle Down the River in this Giant Pumpkin Race!

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If our crazy times are leaving you overwhelmed and itching for something to do, here are some folks who can inspire you to have a look around and see what you can get into for some big fun! 

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5 minutes

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The Lovable Psychiatrist Healing Trauma, One Stitch at a Time!

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Could knitting be a revolutionary way for us to heal? Well, grab your knitting needles and prepare yourself for a giggle as we stitch sausages instead of sweaters with Madame Tricot, the Knitting Psychiatrist! 

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6 minutes

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How the Printing Press Can Help Us Live Better in the Digital Era!

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Why do people flock to a remote farm in Vermont to witness an art form that’s centuries-old? Well, perhaps it has something to do with reminding us all to reconnect to the slow, meaningful moments in life! Pause for a moment and join us for this wonder. 

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9 minutes

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Feel the Magic That Happens When 17,000 People Sing Together!

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When we’re forced to be apart from each other, remarkable ingenuity pops up to find that connection we crave. And nothing is more connected than a choir of voices singing together; let alone a choir of over 17,000 people! Here’s something to make your heart sing again. 

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7 minutes

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Turn Your Utility Bill into Endless Fun with This World-Record Holder

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Turn your utility bill into a swooshing supply of endless fun! John Collins, a man who flew one of his folded paper creations hundreds of feet through the air, smashing the world record, shows us the world of wonder we can all find in a few simple creases. 

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8 minutes

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Stitching Together History: The Incredible Work of Bisa Butler

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Most of us want to be more tomorrow than we are today; to know more, to love more, to see more that expands what we think is possible. Even if you aren’t an “art” person, the extraordinary, life-sized work of Bisa Butler will leave you in awe of the history and future of humanity.

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7 minutes

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Travel through Time While Reconnecting with Your Roots

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What stories do you surround yourself with? Here’s how to start to travel through time by just appreciating the life you’ve built around you!

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9 minutes

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Our Littlest Helpers: The Captivating World of Miniatures!

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Can you imagine remodeling your entire home in a single day, using only a pair of tweezers to do the heavy lifting? Shrink small but think BIG as we explore the fascinating world of miniatures! These tiny houses are more helpful to people than you may know!

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6 minutes

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When Is a Haircut More Than a Haircut?

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Where do you go where you’re welcomed like a true friend? COVID-19 has made these places really stand out, like our salons, for instance. But even with closed doors, some of these barbers and hairdressers are finding ways to keep that connection going. Here’s a fun look at why!

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12 minutes

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You’ve Heard of This Game Before… But Never Like This!

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You’ve probably heard of this game on TV and in popular culture, but what you probably don’t know is why people like it so much! By tapping into some of the most fundamental elements of our humanity, this game can remind us to pause, come together (even virtually), and have a little fun.

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20 minutes

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We’ve Caught Quilt Fever, Have You?!

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Thousands of joyous people flock to the tiny town of Paducah, Kentucky every year to celebrate one particularly special pastime they all have in common. And the reason for such fanfare and togetherness will have you pulling out your most treasured items to hold them close! 

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23 minutes

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Can Squirrels Outsmart a NASA Engineer?

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These fuzzy backyard bandits are breaking into bird feeders across the globe! But can this former NASA engineer design a squirrel-proof bird feeder? Check out this ingenious course he came up with, meet the contenders, and prepare for the most amazing—and hilarious—look at how our squirrel friends work their magic!

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8 minutes

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The Caveman Leaving Hidden Wonders in New Mexico!

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Can a man who digs elaborate caves for a hobby help us all find the work that feeds our soul? By encasing us in awe and wonder with his secret oasis carved throughout the hills of New Mexico, Ra Paulette might just point you down the right path! 

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16 minutes

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The Fascinating History Behind Some of Your Favorite Movies!

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What do giant stag beetles have to do with Wallace & Gromit, King Kong, or The Nightmare Before Christmas? The answer is a surprising trip down memory lane to the wonderful land of stop motion animation! Trust us, you’ll want to hear this wild tale!

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17 minutes

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Ask Yourself These Three Questions and They Can Change Your Life!

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What if three questions could help us live happier lives filled with more joy and meaning? The answers to these questions have the power to change the way we interact with our loved ones, do our work, and live a more fulfilled existence together!

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9 minutes

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When Dreams Come to Life in Your Own Backyard!

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How can we use what we are passionate about to enrich the lives of others? Some folks are extra motivated to showcase their interests in a way that others can enjoy. Kick up some dust and reach for the stars, you are about to meet two innovative individuals from very different walks of life, as they give us a tour of their very own backyard wonders!

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9 minutes

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Medical Device to Fashion Statement: The Amazing History of Glasses

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In the past few decades, glasses have become a fashion statement and form of expression. But how did they make the transition from a medical device to a stylish accessory? And can we transform prosthetics, wheelchairs, and hearing aids in the same creative and widely accepted way?

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7 minutes

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Hidden Planets in an Everyday World!

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Have you ever received a gift from a stranger that changed your view of the world? Get ready to experience a mesmerizing ball of wonder that fits in the palm of your hand! Let us take you on a global scavenger hunt in search of Josh Simpson’s hidden glass Infinity Planets!

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19 minutes

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How to Finish Your To-Do List and Run a Marathon in One Day!

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Could you check off your entire to-do list in one day? It’s not just possible, you can do it while having fun, doing what you love, and taking time to reflect! Here’s how!

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10 minutes

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The Magic of Embracing What You’re Bad At!

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What would happen if we embraced the humor in being bad at something? Could it actually enhance our relationships? Check out what this imaginative mother and son duo has created by doing just that.

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13 minutes

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Celebrating the Quirky Signs of Change

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For the residents of San Francisco, one bird and an iconic sign sparked a new love for a little piece of their quirky history! Take a close look around you and you might start to notice the details that make your hometown special. 

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7 minutes

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“I SPY”: The Books that Still Catch Our Eye!

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Have you ever been captivated by the magic of an “I SPY” book? Let us introduce you to Walter Wick, the photographer behind these imaginative works of art!

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10 minutes

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The Amazing Artists of the Special Olympics! 

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For the 2022 USA Special Olympics Games, organizers wanted to create a logo that truly represented the spirit of their organization. So, they did something that had never been done before: turn to their athletes for their expertise! Here’s what happened.

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20 minutes

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Breaking Through Musical Barriers with the Magical Mi.Mu Gloves!

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This innovation is opening up new possibilities in music with a swish of a finger. Literally! Join us in exploring a fascinating piece of technology that’s making electronic music more human.

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20 minutes

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The Power of Saying Yes!

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Changes as subtle as saying yes to new experiences can prove to be life-changing! Shonda Rhimes, an accomplished television producer, lends her wisdom from her experience with a “year of yes.”

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18 minutes

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Could Mastering the Art of Asking for Help Change Your Life?

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Asking for help is our ticket to actually making our dreams come true. But why is it so hard?! Here’s a thought leader that will help us see the true value in the ask and give us the courage to just go for it. 

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12 minutes

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Experience the Magic When Craftsmanship and Artistry Collide!

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For decades, stained glass craftsman Norbert Sattler has invited artists into his studio to create magnificent works of art. Together, they create pieces that would be impossible without each other’s expertise. Here are some lessons in love and artistry that he’s learned along the way!

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18 minutes

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The Unexpected Place You’ll Find Your Best Creative Impulses

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What’s the key to getting our best creative impulses to surface? Well, Tim Harford believes that it’s waiting for us in the “messes”; the very things that seem like obstacles in the heat of the moment. Here are some ideas on how our frustrations and the unexpected can be exactly what we need to create our best work. Take a look!

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