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[ Creativity ]
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.
[ Culture ]
In a time before the internet and GPS, Victor Green connected people all across the United States! He created a revolutionary travel guide that made the tradition of family road trips explode across the country! Here’s how the Green Book changed history—and why you’ve probably never heard of it.
[ Science ]
Join a group of courageously curious ordinary people, willing to go deep below the Earth’s surface, to help us meet our cousins: an ancient species of humans who walked alongside us in the not so distant past!
[ Culture ]
Does your smile mean the same thing as my smile? What about your frown? How is it that we can intuitively understand another person’s emotions simply by looking at their expressions? There are a few universals in life, and our smiles may just be one of them.
[ Business ]
By Dr. Lynda
Despite what the negative 24-hour news cycle tells us, it turns out that the world is NOT actually going to hell in a handbasket! Things are getting better and there’s solid data to prove it! Learn more in today’s feature.