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Paragliding: Seeing a Place, Leaving No Trace

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Want to walk a little taller today? Keep in mind that things are often only as bleak as our singular perspective is narrow! Here’s wonder exposed by a new point of view!

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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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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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11 minutes

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How Blue Whale Poop Changed This Scientist’s Life

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The study Whale Poop may not sound like life changing science, but for this scientist, it not only changed her life, it shifted the way we think about one of the planet’s most remarkable species and the ways we study them!

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40 minutes

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Life Lessons from Asia’s Forgotten Mountain

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Trying to summit Hkakabo Razi, the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia, was a monumental adventure. Here’s the incredible story with a few life lessons for all of us along the way!

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12 minutes

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Finding Human Ancestors and Shifting Perspectives

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The discovery of Homo Naledi, a new human ancestor, was a momentous occasion. It not only shifted our understanding of our origins, it also changed the way we conduct and talk about scientific research!

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The Search for Life Inside Volcanoes

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The study of life in the planet’s most extreme environments is pushing back the frontiers of knowledge on earth and beyond. Here’s a marvelous perspective from a scientist at the cutting edge of this research!

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24 minutes

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Everest: Still a Peak Experience?

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Mt. Everest! Considered the pinnacle of physical achievement. It’s a breathtaking place, both literally and figuratively, but it can also teach us a thing or two about how we formulate our goals. Take a look…

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How Paper Microscopes Can Change the World

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The Foldscope is a nearly indestructible paper microscope that costs less than a dollar to manufacture, and it is changing the future of education and medicine in developing countries. Here’s its incredible story…

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