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How Tortillas Can Change the World

Masienda works with farmers in Mexico to bring traditional food to America, changing lives and expanding cultural viewpoints.

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Sisal! The Plant that Points to Possibilities

You may not have heard of sisal, but this plant has the power to change lives! Meet the man who has figured out how.

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The Magic and Mystery of Squid Skin

How are these magnificent creatures able to change the color of their skin? Let’s find out.

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The History of London in Paper

Explore 40,000 years of the history of London beautifully animated in stop-motion. This journey brings art and archaeology together in an awe-inspiring way.

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Exploring Mexico’s Underwater Caves

Cenotes might seem like nothing more than big pits, but these underground caves are central to the vibrant ecological health of the Yucatan jungle.

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The Creature that Doesn’t Die?

Have you met hydra? Theyre the only animal that has figured out how to avoid death.

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Seeing Dinosaurs from the Inside Out

Scientists are able to learn more about the lives of dinosaurs than ever before because they can look inside their bones! Look at these amazing discoveries…

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The Incredible Journey of Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is widely considered the world’s primary expert on chimpanzees, but how did she get to this point?

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Turning Pollution into Paint: Toxic Art Project

A scientist and an artist teamed up to fight river pollution by turning it into paint. Here’s their story!

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The Power of Flamingo Milk

Flamingos aren’t born pink! Here’s how they get that stunning color in their feathers…

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An Astronaut’s Perspective on Earth

What do you think it’s like to see Earth from space? Let’s hear from some astronauts.

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How Paper Microscopes Can Change the World

Foldscope, a paper microscope, takes about one dollar to create, but it’s changing education and medicine around the world.

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Helping the Blind See With Their Tongues

The BrainPort V100 is making it possible for people without sight to navigate the world better…by using their tongues.

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Drones Ignite a Creative Spark

Can you make art with drones? The performance of Drone 100 tells us yes. Take a look at this remarkable combination of technology and art.

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Should We All Be Eating Insects?

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.

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Deep Sea Oddities: We Aren’t So Different

We share this planet with deep sea oddities that are a testament to the power of evolution. What can these odd creatures teach us about our place on Earth?

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The Universal Language of Our Emotions

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!

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Capturing the Liquid Mountains of Lake Erie

David Sanford is a photographer who is reminding us of the power of nature through photographing the monstrous waves of Lake Erie.

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The Very Human Origins of the Modern Computer

The human computers responsible for modern computing are some of the great people lost to history. Here’s how they are inspiring a new generation of coders!

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Small Colored Bricks and BIG Art

What if you could keep playing with Legos your entire life? Thats what Nathan Sawaya did!

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Exploring the Eight Senses

Most of us know that we have 5 senses… but do you know there are three others? Let’s discover your 8 senses!

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Introducing The Vegetable Orchestra!

Learn about how vegetables can act as your very own instruments.

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The Remarkable Intelligence of Octopus Tentacles

Did you know that an octopus can smell through their tentacles?

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When Dance Creates Opportunities

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.

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Sally Ride: Pioneer, Astronaut, Icon

Sally Ride was the first American woman in space! A lot comes with that title, so let’s take a look at her journey.

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Have You Heard of Cecilia Chiang?

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!

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Could Something Called “Slime Mold” Be Smart?

Weve been told not to judge a book by the cover… but does that also apply to mold? Let’s learn about the impressive intelligence of slime mold!

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Mind Bending Technology and Magic

The possibilities are endless with today’s technology.

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Powering Your World with Fish Scales?

Did you know that fish scales can generate electricity? Let’s learn how!

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500 Years of Women in Art

Art speaks to us through the ages, here’s what the portraits of 500 years of women look like beside each other.

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The Playful History of Innovation

Necessity isn’t always the mother of invention, the history of innovation may be much more playful than we think!

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Get Ready for The History of Everything!

How much do you know about our planet’s timeline? Let’s explore.

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