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The Oldest Lives on Earth

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How old are the oldest living things on earth? The surprising answer is what artist Rachel Sussman set off to find and photograph, and the story these organisms tell is one that puts human life into striking perspective!

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6 minutes

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An Astronaut’s Perspective on Earth

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Can a view change our perspective? While many of us may never see Earth from above, hearing astronauts talk about seeing Earth from space serves as a beautiful reminder of the broader picture we are a part of!

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8 minutes

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The Incredible Journey of Jane Goodall

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How would knowing the story of your childhood hero have changed what you thought was possible growing up? For many, Jane Goodall is a childhood hero, but her story, in her own words, is and incredible and inspiring journey. Let her tell you more…

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12 minutes

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How Powerful is Paint?

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Can barbecue and paint have an impact on a community? Artistic duo Haas & Hahn share their story of helping to create change in the Favelas of Rio, and some of strange, but wonderful tips they have learned along the way.

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20 minutes

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Do You Have a Creative Genius?

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What is creativity? Is our modern way of thinking about it wong? It’s hard to put a finger on inspiration, but author Elizabeth Gilbert thinks that the answer to our creative woes might require turning to the past for answers. Check out her incredible TED Talk!

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7 minutes

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Art, a Space for All

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What can art teach us about putting aside our differences? A Pakistani-American artist is bringing us together with a sculpture that inspires awe and transforms our ideas about religious differences!

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17 minutes

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Sam Berns and His Happiness Secrets

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Have you heard 17 year old, Sam Berns’ secrets to a happy life? I watch this TED Talk periodically as a refresher course, no matter how busy I am – and maybe because of that. See why!

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18 minutes

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Secrets to the “Happiness Advantage” at Work

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Want to be happier at work? Solid science predicts we actually control 90% of our happiness and only 10% is related to our circumstances! Today, Shawn Anchor tells us how to nurture the “happiness advantage” in our work and home. Amazing!

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5 minutes

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So, What’s Your Story?

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What do we do in those first few moments of interaction with a new person? What if instead of asking people where they are from, we started asking people for their story?

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3 minutes

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The Connective Power of Photography

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How can taking a photograph help you connect with a stranger? Richard Renaldi’s photographic series “Touching Strangers” shows us that an act as simple as posing with a stranger can have a profound effect on our sense of humanity.

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12 minutes

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This Year, A Resolution of Mindfulness!

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Psychologist Philip Zimbardo explains the impact the way we think about time has on our lives! Now, this New Year how can we best use that knowledge to become more mindful people?

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26 minutes

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Christine Sun Kim, Redefining Sound

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Christine Sun Kim creates in the world of sound and shows us how we can too! She is helping us to redefine what sound means through her own experience as a deaf artist.

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12 minutes

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Walking Across China: Way 1.0 & 2.0

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Walking across China – one foot in front of the other for 4,500 km (2800 miles) – sounds like an epic journey. Wait until you see the clever, amazing way Christoph shares it with us!

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9 minutes

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What’s Invisible? Asking a Bigger Question

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When we ask “what’s invisible” we may find ourselves asking a bigger question than we anticipated! John Lloyd shows us just how much out there is invisible.

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7 minutes

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Can We Get Cozy with Uncertainty?

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What if we could find that perfect balance point between wonder and truth. Today we share a video that raises some great questions about getting comfortable with doubt, through the beauty of nature.

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7 minutes

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Why Do We Laugh?

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Laughter has the power to bring us closer together across languages and cultures. “It’s Okay To Be Smart” helps answer the question “Why do we laugh?”

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5 minutes

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A Tale of Three Plastic Bottles

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Does recycling really make much difference? It turns out, our choices when it comes to plastic bottles make a major difference. TED-Ed explains how!

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8 minutes

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Whale Facts, The Lives of Incredible Giants

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We thought we knew everything about whales, but It’s Okay To Be Smart shows us some incredible whale facts that prove these giants are incredible creatures.

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8 minutes

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Get Ready for The History of Everything!

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How well do you know the history of everything? How well do you know what will happen in the future? Today, we gain some perspective on our place in time!

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7 minutes

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Maya Angelou: Just Do Right

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Have you ever felt like you could use the advice of a wise elder, or a loving grandparent? Maybe one clarifying perspective to reach for, moment to moment, might be helpful.

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56 minutes

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Koko Turns 44!

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Do you remember the beautiful documentary from the 1990’s about Koko the Gorilla and her kitten? Koko learned sign language and has been teaching us about the world through her eyes ever since!

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8 minutes

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Strange Happenings Under the Ice in Finland

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If you enjoy a good mind-bending bit of creativity once in a while, today’s video-share is just that. Here’s some fun!

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4 minutes

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Whales Giving Us Some Perspective

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Can whales help us gain some perspective on our place on the planet? A drone captures a strange encounter that may help us think twice about how big we really are.

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18 minutes

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One Teenager, Changing the World for Many

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At age 14, Easton LaChappelle met a 7 year old girl who had a prosthetic arm. The limb could only open and close, and yet it cost $80,000. He thought he could do better, and do it for under $1,000. He set to work in his bedroom, and later the family garage.

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15 minutes

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Fun Theory

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Check out an initiative called “Fun Theory”, where engineering and good design is inspiring us to make MUCH better choices!

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11 minutes

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The Backwards Brain Bicycle

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What’s up with others who find it so hard to change, after we’ve given them “the facts”? A bicycle can show us an amazingly important view of leading and living!

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