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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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27 minutes

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Live from the Bottom of the Ocean!

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Ever wondered what life looks like at the bottom of the sea? Let us introduce you to a remarkable place where you can tag along live as scientists explore the ocean’s uncharted depths!

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9 minutes

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Torpedo Factory, Community, Art and Premature Babies

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When a community finds a way to develop its historic architecture and artists, good things are bound to happen, and then ripple out in waves for generations!

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21 minutes

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Tim Minchin on the Wonder of Micro-Ambitions

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Want to hear a refreshing, completely counter-intuitive take on realizing your path in life. Here’s an unlikely and brilliant source!

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11 minutes

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Why the Worldwide Web is Not the Internet

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Have you ever wondered if it was correct to refer to the web and the net interchangeably. Turns out the worldwide web is not the internet and here’s a very interesting reason why…

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What is a “Wiki” anyway? The difference between Wikileaks and Wikipedia

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Want to understand and get a refreshing look at the insane power of a well organized crowd? Believe it or not, Wikipedia is an example of the best of human potential. See why!

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6 minutes

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Explore the Universe in Your Coffee Cup

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Your cup of coffee contains the forces that keep the universe in motion! It’s a great reminder of how being a lifelong learner makes the world more incredible!

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7 minutes

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Hop on the Hollywood Science Hotline

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Faulty science plaguing your movie? Give the Hollywood science hotline a call for some help! Here’s the power of science and entertainment at its best!

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6 minutes

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What Children’s Drawings Teach Us

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There’s a reason why we all gravitate toward the magic in children’s drawings. Here’s an insight that I carried with me for weeks after running across it!

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46 minutes

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Curator’s Corner: Meet the Wonders of The British Museum!

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The British Museum is home to some of the world’s most incredible wonders. Let some of the people who know the collections best introduce you to their favorite objects in the museum!

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11 minutes

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What If Our Worldview Has Been Inexorably Filtered?

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Do you have someone in your life who you just can’t relate to anymore–a co-worker or family member–because your worldviews are miles apart? Here’s something HUGE to consider!

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6 minutes

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Take a Minute to Explore Your Curious Side!

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How can curiosity make the world seem a little more wonderful? Let’s start with a simple question: What is the difference between a butterfly and a moth?

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16 minutes

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Are We Looking At The Past or History? Are They Different?

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They say if we don’t learn from history we are doomed to repeat it, but what is history? Who writes history? Are the events we read about in history books really the whole story?

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15 minutes

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Making Music with Lightning?

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Meet ArcAttack, a group making music with Tesla Coils! By combining music, science, and the power of lightning they are taking cool science to the next level.

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17 minutes

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What if We Could Avoid the Perils of a Single Story?

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Recently I’ve been catching myself and others drawing huge conclusions from a single, compelling story. Sound familiar? Let an amazing TED speaker point us in a better, richer direction!

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Got a Question? Give the “Human Google” a Call!

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Ever asked yourself “What did I do before Google?” For the past 40 years, the New York Public Library has had its own “human Google” where you can call and ask any question. The best part? You can still call them today!

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Laying out Earth’s History on a Football Field

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How much do you really know about this planet’s history? How long have we been here? How does that compare Earth’s entire history? With the help of a football field, let’s gain a little perspective on these questions.

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How Bill Nye Became the “Science Guy”

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Sometimes, learning the backstories of our favorite heroes can be a great reminder that we all have the power to change the world! Here’s the story behind one of the great science icons.

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14 minutes

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An Adventure in Urban Wildlife

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The words “urban wildlife photography” may seem boring, perhaps pictures of squirrels or pigeons. It turns out, the animals that call our cities home have a lot to teach us!

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9 minutes

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Duke Lemur Center: Inspired Leadership

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Check out the Duke Lemur Center, a remarkable place dedicated to the research and conservation of some of this planet’s most threatened and unique species!

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23 minutes

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Let’s Celebrate All Kinds of Minds!

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What if we took the time to celebrate and nurture the many different ways we see the world? Here’s a TED Talk to remind us that the world needs all kinds of minds!

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23 minutes

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4th Graders Can Solve World Peace! Can we?

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What if we all have the innate skills to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems, when we are in the 4th grade? Take a look at this bit of wonder!

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9 minutes

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How is an Eel Like a Taser?

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What could we learn from the “outliers”? Here’s a way to start down the path of finding something to respect and even learn from the un-lovables.

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26 minutes

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A New Home for a Very Special Violin

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Take a moment to appreciate the beautiful story of holocaust survivor Joseph Feingold, his violin, and the lives his violin has touched in the hands of budding young musicians.

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13 minutes

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Celebrating 600: Proof This Is Still An Amazing World!

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As the 24-hour news cycle seems to spiral ever downward, EWC is the new place on the web for exactly the opposite trajectory! We are connecting you to countless reasons to think the future is so amazingly bright. Take a look!

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17 minutes

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News That Will Leave You a Little Smarter!

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One of our favorite Youtube channels, The Brain Scoop, is bringing science news to everybody with their new show the Natural News! Check out some news that will leave you a little smarter!

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Bringing Gratitude into the Classroom

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What if gratitude was a daily habit? How would our lives change? Here’s how one school is bringing gratitude into the classroom and having a major impact on the lives of their students!

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The Most Successful Play of All Time

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What if empathy and kindness would come naturally to kids, if we just stopped micro-managing their every move? Take a look at this wonderful lesson to all of us, taught by some middle-school boys.

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11 minutes

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Better Living Through Robotics

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What does the future of robotics look like? Well, it turns out those utopian ideas of a 21st century filled with robots might not be so far off! Here’s a look at what’s possible!

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