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What Are Conductors Even Doing?

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Most of us have pretended to be an orchestra conductor at some point in our lives. The interesting thing is, we actually understand, on some level, what we’re doing, even if we know nothing about music! This is a fascinating and fun window into a world we never knew we shared.

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13 minutes

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What’s Up With All This Noise?

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We’re living in a loud world, and most of us are contributing to the noise pollution in some way. Although it’s rather grim to mourn our hearing, there’s still hope! Let’s learn more.

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6 minutes

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Your Spare Hair Could Clean the Ocean!

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Did you know you are growing a way to combat oil spills? Every day, hairdressers are throwing out pounds of hair that can be used to help clean up the environment! Clean Wave is putting that hair to good use, keeping the oceans safe and protecting wildlife.

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6 minutes

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Can Rats Make us Be Better People?

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Rats get a bum rap, but they may have something to teach us when it comes to solving problems more effectively. Here’s what we can learn from rats!

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10 minutes

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Meet the World’s Fastest Animal

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Turns out, we can team up with nature’s quickest creature to increase our productivity and reduce our impact on the environment! Without further ado, let’s make the introduction.

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14 minutes

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Bringing Music Into the Visual World

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How do you bring the energy of a song to the audience when it’s interpreted into American Sign Language (ASL)? Amber Galloway Gallego is an innovator passionately working to not only interpret lyrics but the emotions and instruments that give them life.

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8 minutes

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Bringing Color Back to our Past

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What stories do images from the past tell us? How might they speak to us differently if we could easily see ourselves reflected in them?

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7 minutes

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Need to Solve a Problem? Turn to Nature!

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The natural world is a remarkable problem solver. So, why aren’t we turning to nature to find more answers to our complex problems? Here’s how biomimicry is helping us build a better future!

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20 minutes

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Weightlessness in a Heavy World

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Gravity is acting upon us from the moment of conception, and because of that, it is completely beyond our awareness, until now! Take a look at some fun to be had in zero gravity flights, and you’ll be amazed at all there is to appreciate! (And we may also eliminate some other things that could be “weighing us down.”)

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5 minutes

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Fire Ants: The Material of the Future?

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Did you know that a colony of fire ants can act as a liquid and a solid? We know, it sounds crazy, these little guys have a lot they can teach us!

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12 minutes

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The Day the Darkness Brought Us Together

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Though the Great American Eclipse has passed, the lessons we learned that day about our greater sense of possibility and connection are something we can pause to celebrate and carry with us!

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5 minutes

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The Secrets of the Speedcubers

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Have you ever wondered how to solve a Rubik’s Cube? This puzzle may seem impossible, but there’s a lot more to it. You don’t have to take our word for it, here’s the world record holder, at 5.25 seconds, with his tips!

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7 minutes

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Good News! Confusing Doors Aren’t Your Fault!

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Confusing doors are everywhere, but we have good news: It turns out that fixing those doors is just the first step in a new way innovators are reshaping a better future for us all!

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23 minutes

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What Makes Stonehenge So Remarkable?

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By looking closely at the landscape around Stonehenge we can catch a glimpse at the people who built and used it. Yes, there is much more to it than meets the eye!

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9 minutes

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Finally, What To Do With Your Old Cell Phones!

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We all have a cell phone graveyard filled with the ghosts of technologies past. So, what are we to do with all these electronics? Finding ways to recycle our e-waste is great in the short term, but here is how technology is changing to become more sustainable!

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26 minutes

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The Art, Technology, and Wonder of Filming Wildlife

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Explore what goes on behind the lens to capture nature at its most extraordinary! The art of filming wildlife brings the natural world into our homes, inspiring wonder, and reshaping the future along the way.

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7 minutes

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Hop on the Hollywood Science Hotline

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Faulty science plaguing your movie? Give the Hollywood science hotline a call for some help! Here’s the power of science and entertainment at its best!

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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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8 minutes

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Finding a Message in a Bottle

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Finding a message in a bottle may seem like luck, but it might be easier than you think! All it takes is a little more know-how and a desire for connection!

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6 minutes

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Shifting Perspectives: The Discovery of the Microscopic World

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The discovery of microorganisms completely changed the way we looked at the world. In this age of science are we just as close to perspective shifting discovery?

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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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7 minutes

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Peering into Space: The Image that Changed Everything

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Have you heard of the Hubble Deep Field Image? Let us introduce you to the image that changed the way we look at space and possibility!

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6 minutes

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Why Do We Love the Mona Lisa?

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We all know about this iconic painting. But why is the Mona Lisa so famous? Well, it’s quite a fascinating story filled with intrigue and the tides of pop-culture.

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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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10 minutes

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The Cutting Edge Cafe of 1995

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What did using the web in public look like 20 years ago? Here’s the story of the hippest internet cafe of 1995! It’s an amazing look at how far we’ve come.

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