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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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The Importance of Lifelong Learning!

Continuously educating ourselves effects us more than you may think. Here are just a few of the many benefits of lifelong learning!

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Prepare to be Awed by Finger-Painter Iris Scott

Learn about Iris Scott and her amazing finger-paintings!

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How to Get Better at Just About Anything!

How to get better at practicing!

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The Surprising World of Color: Blue

Learn about the color blue and how it is rare to find blue pigments in nature.

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When Graffiti, Stop-motion, and Wild Illustration Collide

This is what happens when you give a master graffiti artist an entire building.

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Ghosts in the Night: How Owls Fly Silently

Learn about what makes owls so quiet and deadly.

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How Dance is Informing Wheelchair Technology

Take a look at this marvelous integration of arts and technology!

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Re-Imagining School Lunch: Absolutely Fascinating Fun!

The lunch at this school in Japan could be described as delightful and inspiring… can yours? See what they’re up to!

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Rewilding: What if We Had the Giants Back?

What if we brought back the animals we’ve lost? What kind of effect would they have on the planet? ‘

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Replacing DEET with Ducks

Instead of using dangerous chemicals, this vineyard has been using ducks to keep pests away from their crops.

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Fintastic Shark Facts!

How are sharks such amazing, powerful predators? Evolution has done some pretty impressive work. Let’s learn about it!

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Fungi, the Technology of the Future?

Could this natural material actually be the technology of the future? Let’s see how fungus could become a bigger part of our lives!

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Redefining Failure with Brilliant Scientific Accidents

Failure can bring us more success than we normally assume. Check out a few of the scientific accidents that have changed what we know about the world!

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Introducing, the World’s Stinkiest Flower

Plants enlist a lot of different tactics to survive. The corpse flower has the title of the stinkiest flower, so lets see what its up to.

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Reading Earth’s History With Sand

If we want to look at earth’s history, we may want to look at some of the smallest pieces. Let’s see what sand can teach us!

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Orchids: The World’s Most Beautiful Liars?

Orchids have some super sneaky ways of surviving!

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Meet a Living Dinosaur: The Giant Cassowary

Did you know that there are still dinosaurs walking among us today? Let’s meet the cassowary; a giant bird with blue skin, and a horn shooting from its head.

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Meet the Aardwolf!

Have you heard of the aardwolf? They’re not what you think they are.

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