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Shattering the Records: Are We Getting Faster, Better, and Stronger?

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This Olympics we have seen records broken, ceilings shattered, and remarkable feats of athleticism. Are athletes really getting better or is there something else happening here? Here’s the remarkable answer…

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3 minutes

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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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11 minutes

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What Will We Know in 100 Years?

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Explore some of the discoveries of the past century! From penicillin, to our origins, to general relativity, we have learned a lot over the past 100 years! What will we learn in the next?

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14 minutes

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Celebrating Our Similarities

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What if we spent more time celebrating our similarities? Here’s a National Geographic Photographer’s tale of how connected we really are to even the world’s most remote populations!

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24 minutes

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Sheepdogs: the Brilliant Relationship of Man and Dog

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The relationship between man and dog is a unique part of our shared evolutionary history. Here’s a look at beautiful way they continue to fit into that history from many perspectives…

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18 minutes

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The Science of Superheroes! Would It Really Work?

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Have you ever wondered what having superpowers would be like? Today we explore the science of superheroes to understand what being superhuman would really be like!

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7 minutes

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Insights From Carl Sagan: From ET to Religion

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What is our place in the grander scheme of history, the universe, and life beyond earth? Here are some insights from Carl Sagan that give us a little perspective on where we are within it all.

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6 minutes

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The Egyptian Pharaoh Who Refused to be Forgotten

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Have you ever heard of Hatsheput? Here’s a story dedicated to a pharaoh almost forgotten to time and thousands of years ahead of her time. (Yes, this pharaoh was a woman!)

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11 minutes

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The Secret Lives of Scientists: Space Explorers Edition

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Where do astronauts get their start? What inspired Neil deGrasse Tyson to become an astrophysicist? Here are the origin stories of some of our greatest scientific and cultural icons!

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6 minutes

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How to Connect with Anyone

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Does connection really come from the number of Facebook friends or Instagram followers we have? Heres an experiment to help you learn to connect with anyone!

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5 minutes

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How Old Are You really?

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How old are you? Are you sure? Biology is showing us that our real age isn’t as old as we think, and this is leading us to ask some big questions!

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9 minutes

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Sandcastles on a Grain of Sand

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How does etching castles on grains of sand expand our understanding of possibility? The artist Vik Muniz is pushing the limits of science and art one grain at a time!

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14 minutes

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Would Aliens Think We Were Intelligent Beings?

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Intelligence. How are we doing on that as a species? Let’s have some fun with the concept and in the end, we may even find that nice guys might be smart enough to finish FIRST! Take a look…

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25 minutes

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An Adventure Atop the Tepuis

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Take a trip to South America to Explore the Tepuis, magnificent mesas rising up from the jungle below. Join the explorers who study these islands in the sky, and their remarkable flora and fauna!

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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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13 minutes

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Celebrating the Little Wonders!

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What if we took more time to celebrate the quirky wonders in our own backyard? Olney, Illinois is home to a beloved population of albino squirrels, and their passion for this piece of local heritage reminds us to reflect on what makes our culture unique!

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17 minutes

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Creating Artistic Wonders from Nature

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What can art teach us about nature? Andy Goldsworthy is an environmental artist that uses the natural world to create awe-inspiring works of art.

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7 minutes

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The History and Science of Fireworks

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Ever wondered where fireworks come from? What is the science behind this explosive entertainment? In celebration of the 4th of July, we give you a little background to be armed with this holiday!

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60 minutes

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An Interview with Ever Widening Circles!

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Have you heard the Ever Widening Circles backstory? Today, we bring you a unique piece, this time featuring our back story, how we got here, and where we are headed next!

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4 minutes

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Healing the Soul…With Ice Cream?

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Can ice cream help heal the soul? What about the community? Mikey Likes It is an ice cream shop giving out a little more. Here’s the incredible story of it’s founder Mikey…

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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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7 minutes

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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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17 minutes

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Why Spend Public Funds on “Curiosity-Driven Science”?

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In tough economic times, have you ever heard someone rant about how worthless some science research can be? Here’s what I’m going to add to that conversation next time! Take a look…

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25 minutes

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The Ghost Army of World War II

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Have you ever heard of the Ghost Army? This small team of artists, designers, and sound engineers brought to life an invisible army of 60,000 and helped change the course of history!

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8 minutes

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Exploring the Farthest Reaches of Space Travel

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Are there limits to how far we can reach in our exploration of the universe? What can intergalactic limitations teach us about appreciating the here and now?

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3 minutes

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I am His Hands, He is My Eyes

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Jia Haixia and Jia Wenqi have been planting trees together for 10 years, but there is a small catch, one of the men lost his arms as a child and the other lost his vision 16 years ago. Together though, they make a remarkable team…

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7 minutes

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Harvard’s Incredible Glass Flowers

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What you may not know about Harvard University, is that they possess a flower collection like no other. These remarkably beautifully preserved specimens are not made up of cells but of glass!

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7 minutes

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Comfortable in Your Own Skin?

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How are you doing when it comes to loving your body: every bulge, wrinkle, stretchmark and misbehaving shaft of hair? We may be able to move that in a positive, fun direction today. Take a look!

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19 minutes

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Understand the Design of Anything

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What if I told you that flags could help you see the world differently? Knowing the principles that go into good flag design can give you some insight into the beauty of the designed world around you!

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