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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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15 minutes

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Theo Allofs’ Paragliding: Changing Perspectives

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Photographer Theo Allofs took to the sky in a power paraglider when he wanted a new perspective. Here’s the story behind this niche and the remarkable tales of some of Theo’s most stunning images!

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9 minutes

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Underwater with the National Geographic Crittercam

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National Geographic’s Crittercams are changing the way we learn about some of the most notoriously difficult animals to study on this planet. Today we ride along with manta rays, whale sharks, and humpback whales in an up close and personal way…

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12 minutes

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At the Volcano’s Edge

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What happens when you use drones to explore the depths of one of the world’s most active volcanoes? We join explorer and filmmaker Sam Cossman on his journey to discover life at the edge of one of the planet’s most hostile environments!

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16 minutes

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The Glow-in-the-Dark World Beneath the Sea

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Just below the ocean waves is a world that, until recently, we had never seen before. This world of glowing sharks, eels, turtles, and much more has been swimming all around us, but it took asking the right question to find it!

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9 minutes

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#EarthArt: A Hashtag, Literally, “Out of this World!”

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Astronaut Scott Kelly made it back to Earth last week after a year spent in space. While orbiting the globe, he shared his unique perspective on the world below on Instagram and Twitter, and the images he sent back down to of us all are incredibly awe-inspiring.

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What the Heck is a Leap Year?

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Ever wondered what a Leap Year is really all about? It turns out, Leap Years are a little more complicated than we usually think! Don’t worry, Niel Degrasse Tyson is here to explain!

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4 minutes

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Squishy Robot Fingers: The Future of Sea Exploration

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What’s the big deal with something called “Squishy Robot Fingers”? For marine biologists, this new innovation is a groundbreaking way to conduct research on the ocean’s most delicate organisms.

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18 minutes

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An Old Legend Leads to Remarkable Discovery

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Andrés Ruzo grew up hearing legends of a boiling river in the Amazon. Years later, he went on a search for the source of the legend and uncovered a remarkable natural wonder. Here is his remarkable story from the TED stage!

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22 minutes

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Paul Nicklen’s “Tales of an Ice-bound Wonderland”

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Astonishing stories and very funny!.. National Geographic’s Paul Nicklen, has quite a story from swimming with a particularly “caring” arctic leopard seal for 3 days!

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6 minutes

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Flying Rays: Marvels of Nature

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What happens when creatures of the sea take flight? The BBC and National Geographic take us on a journey with flying rays to see a marvel of nature!

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12 minutes

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Exploring Mexico’s Underwater Caves

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Mexico’s underwater caves, or cenote, are breathtaking natural wonders! This week on EWC’s Saturdays Around the World, we see what it would be like to spend a Saturday cave diving there!

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14 minutes

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Foolishness Saves the Fishing Cat

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Learn how one seemingly foolish photographer has started a conservationist movement that may save an entire species of special fishing cats.

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6 minutes

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One Kind of Compassion: Dog Retirement Home

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Human beings seem to be hard-wired for compassion, despite what the negative 24-hour news cycle tells us. Take a look!

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4 minutes

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IF. Live Curious

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Enjoy one of the most thought provoking short calls to action I have ever seen. It’s hauntingly beautiful and inspiring!

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54 minutes

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Alien Life Right Here on Earth?

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In our hopeful search for new lifeforms in outer space, it seems we often forget the most extraordinary and promising frontier for our species’ survival. Take a look!

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34 minutes

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No Safety Net

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Here’s a quiet young man and friends, with a passion you won’t believe! Today’s story will expand your idea of what’s possible for us too!

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16 minutes

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What is Wilderness?

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Breathtaking photography and remarkable technology may conspire to save the last remaining wilderness places in the world. See what that looks like today on EWC.

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11 minutes

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Stomp, Percussion Performance at Its Best: “Brooms”

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You might have heard of the dance/percussion group known as Stomp, but have you ever seen them in action? Today, EWC has a treat for you as we bring you a 9-minute performance of Stomp’s “Brooms!”

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7 minutes

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Nat Geo Photographers Do it Again

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Today’s article comes from a fan submission that was wordless, except for the link. Enough said. It needed no explanation: Nat Geo being breathtaking, again!

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19 minutes

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Moonstruck: A Lunar Education in 4 Quick Videos

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Tonight’s a full moon here, and soon somewhere else around the globe. What makes the moon phases happen, and how did the moon come to be? Be the smartest person on the blanket the next time you are moon gazing! Take a look!

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