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Wonders, Just One Year Ago!

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One year ago this month there was the typical negativity in the news cycle, but there was also amazing possibility and innovation being celebrated right here! Enjoy our look back to our top 8 articles from November 2015. (Oh,.. and there’s food there!)

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20 minutes

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Biking for Equality in Afghanistan

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Can a bike break down cultural barriers? Cyclist and National Geographic Adventurer Shannon Gilpin takes us to Afghanistan where she is helping to break down barriers to equality one bike ride at a time!

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8 minutes

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Making Gratitude a Habit!

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Can making gratitude a habit help us lead happier lives? Here’s an experiment in gratitude from SoulPancake to give us a little perspective!

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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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12 minutes

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The Giants That Can Help Save the World

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After a near-death experience, arborist David Milarch embarked on a mission to use some of the planet’s oldest and most resilient trees to solve one of our future’s greatest problems. This is his remarkable story.

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5 minutes

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Human Connection: Disconnected

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Have you ever been curious about how “reading lips” works? Take a look at a fascinating National Geographic short film about lip reading and see how learning a new languages helps build our sense of connection and break down barriers!

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32 minutes

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Space: the Future, the Frontier

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Explore the story of a remarkable movement to colonize space spurred on by a spirit of possibility and innovation! Here’s a piece of fascinating history that shouldn’t be forgotten.

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5 minutes

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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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9 minutes

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A Lesson from Best Friends Who Never Met

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Have you ever looked back on a failed friendship and wondered what could have been done differently? Today we share an insight with you through the true story of a very unusual kind of friendship. Take a look!

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6 minutes

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Labor Day is More Than Just a Day at the Beach…

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I’ve rushed around on Labor Day weekend for years without giving a thought to the essence of this holiday. How about you? Knowing a little about its history made it even more special! Take a look…

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60 minutes

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Exploring Our Human Connection

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Join us on a journey into our own humanity. Here’s the remarkable cinematic masterpiece “HUMAN”, a film that delves into the threads of connection that run through us all…

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9 minutes

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Thought Leaders!

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Think about it, the next generation of thought leaders is sitting in a classroom right now! How will we inspire them, and make sure they can explore their passions?

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55 minutes

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Why Should We Be Optimistic About Our World?

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Looking at the news, it’s hard to formulate a reason to think things are actually great and getting better. But here’s a podcast that might shift your perspective dramatically! Enjoy!

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Don’t Accept the No

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What’s keeping us from accomplishing our dreams? What’s the primary reason holding us back? It’s not money and it’s not time. It’s fear. Here’s how to overcome that obstacle!

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4 minutes

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The Farm for World Class Chefs

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Who grows the food for some of the world’s greatest chefs? Meet The Chef’s Garden, a marvelous story of taking a disaster and turning it into success!

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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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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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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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House Calls for the Homeless

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What would a world look like where we spent more time in the service of humanity? One physician assistant decided to start a program to provide healthcare to the homeless not in a clinic but on the streets, making house calls to the homeless…

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#LikeAGirl

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Did you hear about this movement called #LikeAGirl? I suspect the Millenial generation and younger are actually making some progress on this front! But how’s it doing in the real world?

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12 minutes

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Life in Snowy Wonder: Another Kind of Paradise

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Would your version of “paradise” include ice and snow? Maybe it will after you spend 10 minutes with the magnificent photographer Vincent Munier on his journey to capture the lives of some of the Arctic’s most stunning creatures…

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What’s it Like to Live in Space?

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We have all dreamed of a life lived in space, but what is that really like? Let’s hear from the astronauts themselves about this extraordinary feat of human ingenuity!

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12 minutes

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99 Problems and Palsy is Just One of Them

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It’s easy to get bogged down by things that threaten to hold us back. But today we introduce you to a woman who’s found both humor and grit in a unique perspective on taking things as they come. Take a look!

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The Incredible Journey of Jane Goodall

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How would knowing the story of your childhood hero have changed what you thought was possible growing up? For many, Jane Goodall is a childhood hero, but her story, in her own words, is and incredible and inspiring journey. Let her tell you more…

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Saving the Life of a Humpback Whale

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While out in the Sea of Cortez with friends, a whale conservationist came across a young humpback whale trapped in fishing nets, the incredible adventure that followed is an amazing testament to powerful connection we share with the natural world!

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Sam Berns and His Happiness Secrets

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Have you heard 17 year old, Sam Berns’ secrets to a happy life? I watch this TED Talk periodically as a refresher course, no matter how busy I am – and maybe because of that. See why!

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Secrets to the “Happiness Advantage” at Work

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Want to be happier at work? Solid science predicts we actually control 90% of our happiness and only 10% is related to our circumstances! Today, Shawn Anchor tells us how to nurture the “happiness advantage” in our work and home. Amazing!

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Dancin Power

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Can dance change lives? The organization Dancin Power proves that it can, and is helping to transform the lives of chronically ill children. Here are some of their incredible and uplifting stories!

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