“Preservation of one’s own culture does not require
contempt or disrespect for other cultures.”
Explore cultures from around the globe!
Celebrate the diversity of humanity and the connections that bring us all together.
5 minute lesson
Masienda works with farmers in Mexico to bring traditional food to America, changing lives and expanding cultural viewpoints.
9 minute lesson
Jason deCaires Taylor collaborates with the ocean to make beautiful, underwater sculptures that invite viewers to encounter the ocean in a new way.
3 minute lesson
You may not have heard of sisal, but this plant has the power to change lives! Meet the man who has figured out how.
Art speaks to us through the ages, here’s what the portraits of 500 years of women look like beside each other.
4 minute lesson
She’s credited with completely changing how American’s view “Chinese food”. It takes quite a person to have this effect on a country, so let’s learn about her!
The lunch at this school in Japan could be described as delightful and inspiring… can yours? See what they’re up to!
Did you know video games could potentially be used as medicine? Researchers are finding ways to use gaming to help treat things like ADHD, autism, and depression!
6 minute lesson
What do you think it’s like to see Earth from space? Let’s hear from some astronauts.
14 minute lesson
Have you ever eaten a bug? Our planet could be happier if we all started eating insects, and theres a movement to bring them into the culinary world.
7 minute lesson
Art has a way of opening doors for future generations. Heres the story of Hussein Smko, a dancer from Iraq who is creating opportunities for others.
Whats the point in persuing a hobby like penny farthing? There may be some clues to us all finding joy in the reason.
A man’s perspective on the world changes with an encounter with bananas.
When you’re living in space what do you dream about? What do you miss most about earth? Here’s a little perspective from an astronaut on those questions.
Are our emotions universal? Will someone on the other side of the globe express theirs the same way that you do? Find out today on EWCed!
In a time before we understood extinction, sometimes the fossils we discovered were used to support the existence of mythical beasts. Here are some of them!
Hula isn’t just a beautiful dance, it is also a form of storytelling, a celebration of culture, and a feat of athleticism!
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