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[ Culture ]
The Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling Festival might be one of the strangest annual events in the world. This is what happens when thousands of people cram onto a hillside to watch brave souls chase a wheel of cheese down an almost vertical incline…
[ Animals ]
By Dr. Lynda
Would your version of “paradise” include ice and snow? Maybe it will after you spend 10 minutes with the magnificent photographer Vincent Munier on his journey to capture the lives of some of the Arctic’s most stunning creatures…
[ Art ]
The Sistine Chapel is one of the world’s more revered artistic sites. Art historian Elizabeth Lev takes us on a journey through this magnificent space that transcends religion and culture, and gets at the essence of wonder!
[ Art ]
The weaving traditions of Peru are not only breathtaking in their beauty, but they preserve and celebrate a long cultural heritage of the handcrafted. On this edition of Saturdays Around the World, we take a journey to the Andes for a spectacular glimpse of tradition.
How does the driest and hottest place in the United States become a carpet of wildflowers? Once in a lifetime, when the perfect conditions together, this barren world is transformed into a natural wonder!
[ Animals ]
Oxford University’s Wytham Woods is a place of science, art, and conservation. This incredible Laboratory with Leaves is a wonderful reminder that the beauty of nature is waiting for us in our own backyard!
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!
[ Nature ]
The earth beneath us holds some of the world’s most incredible wonders, the Giant Crystal Cave of Mexico is one of the most extraordinary. Join us as we head underground to explore the scientific depths of this amazing place!
[ Art ]
Once a year, under the first full moon, in a frozen town in Norway, musicians come together to create incredible music on instruments made entirely of ice. The world the festival creates is an incredible and unique aural experience.