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Why Do We See Faces on Mars?

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We’ve seen a lot on the surface of Mars, but what about the stranger things? Why do we keep seeing things like canals, bigfoot, iguanas, faces on Mars?

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8 minutes

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How Ripe Bananas Can Shift Perspectives: Wisdom from Oliver Sacks

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Here’s some wisdom from Oliver Sacks on how green bananas and an old H.G. Wells story helped him learn about valuing perspectives outside of the “norm”.

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7 minutes

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Behind the Scene with Cirque du Soleil’s Superhumans

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Meet the “superhumans” who perform the mind-bending, gravity-defying feats in the Cirque du Soleil productions. Behind the scenes, they are almost like the our friends and neighbors!

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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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6 minutes

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The Key to Understanding First Impressions

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Can we control our initial assumptions and impulses? Well no, we actually can’t, but we can understand them and let another part of our brain control our reactions. Here’s a great insight into our own brains!

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10 minutes

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Bolster Your Immunity to Fear!

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Did you know fear is contagious? Here are some simple ways you can avoid contagious fear while building a more positive world around you!

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6 minutes

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How to Memorize Anything!

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Have a tough time learning names, remembering directions, or just want to impress your friends? Never fear! Let us introduce you to your memory palace, a place where you can memorize anything.

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16 minutes

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The Message In Fun Optical Illusions

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Optical illusions are always fun, and those you can do in your own home are even better. Here’s what they can teach us about perspective!

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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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12 minutes

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The Unseen Art of the Foley Masters

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Meet the masters of sound who bring or favorite movies to life! For the Foley artist, film is their canvas and everything from plungers to paperclips their paint and brushes!

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33 minutes

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Finding the “Yes!” in “NO!

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What if we had some secrets for negotiation that could get better outcomes for everyone. Here’s one of the top negotiators in the world, sharing the fundamental tips!

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20 minutes

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The Bitforms Gallery Needs Us to Complete the Work!

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One thing the digital world allows us to do is interact with certain kinds of art. Even if we are not “art lovers”, there is something wonderfully personal about the interface we will show you today!

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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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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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9 minutes

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Unlikely Heroes: The Hidden Gems of 2016 on EWC!

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Once in a while it’s good to travel with a guide who really knows the hidden gems in any landscape, the extraordinary things that shouldn’t be missed. Today, let us be your guide to some remarkable hidden gems of possibility!

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9 minutes

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Happy 12017! Let’s Celebrate an Extra 10,000 Years of History!

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The new year is just a few days away, are you ready for 12017? Yes, you read that right, 12017. Let us introduce you to the holocene calendar, a different way of appreciating our rich past!

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It’s the Little Things That Lead to Big Changes

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Could we do more with less? Here are a few simple ways we can improve our impact on the environment, and find ourselves a little less cluttered, simply by noticing the little things!

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The Martian and Understanding Movie Music with Wonder

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Here’s a window into a world that most of us have been exposed to hundreds of times, but would take for granted unless we had a great teacher to educate us. I’ll never listen to a movie score the same again!

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11 minutes

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Hexaflexagon Wonder to Flex Mex Recipe

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Do you remember the wonder of a particular paper folding trick where it seemed a new color surfaced with every refold, even though the hexagon was only 2-sided? Here’s a whole new take on that!

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8 minutes

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Maps, A Distorted Look At Our World

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How do we take our 3D globe and turn in into a flat map? Well, you really can’t, here’s how distorted maps of our world are shaping our perspective and what we can–maybe–do about it!

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6 minutes

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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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5 minutes

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The Blind Astronomer Gazing into the Universe

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Meet the Blind Astronomer from Nova Scotia who is peering into space and beauty of the night sky more vividly than most of us ever will!

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7 minutes

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Astoundingly Intricate Designs of the Smallest Form

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What if beauty was all around us, in puddles and drainage ditches? Well, it most likely is and here’s someone who can show us!

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43 minutes

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Being Thankful with Snap Judgment

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If you are looking for some insights on gratitude and happiness, here’s a new lens from which to view possibility. There’s nothing better than true stories told by master story-tellers! See what we mean by that!

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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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6 minutes

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Who Will We Become?

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What would the wise astrophysicist Carl Sagan remind us this morning?

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10 minutes

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Stereograms: What’s Going on Here!

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Remember those Magic Eye books from the 90’s? Well, how did they work? Dive into the fascinating history and science of stereograms! You’ll leave with a little more of an appreciation for this amazing world.

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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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28 minutes

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What to Say, When You Don’t Know What to Say

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Today we point you to a TED Talk you may some day be very glad you came across. Even if you live a charmed life, someday you may need to comfort a friend in the face of tragedy. Here are some empowering and almost magical insights that could change everything!

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