Have you heard of slacklining? This daredevil sport has historically been very male dominated, but things are starting to change. Walking almost on air, four fearless women have become pioneers of the open space, finding mental calm while harnessing their physical strength. By being open and vulnerable high in the air, they display brave feats that we all might just be able to learn from.
Got sugar? The Swedes are on to something…We’re exploring the history behind a Swedish cultural tradition called lördagsgodis. Let’s learn how to enjoy the sweeter things in life without sacrificing our health and happiness!
A sweet coming-of-age film has captivated audiences, including the judges at the Academy Awards. Following Ruby, a hearing teenage girl with deaf parents and a deaf brother, CODA is shining a wonderful light on the deaf community and sweeping this year's awards season.
Using music therapy, North Carolina nonprofit Voices Together aims to transform lives of students and neurodivergent individuals to provide opportunities for growth, advocacy, and self-expression.
Does your cat think it rules the house? Does it expect to be treated like royalty? Don't worry, you aren’t alone. These crafty cats in Russia secured a gig from Empress Elizabeth herself, who welcomed a handful of cats to work in the museum keeping it free of mice and rats. These "guardians of the gallery" are "paid" in room and board, and have been protecting the museum for the last 250 years.
Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols (Lieutenant Uhura) changed far more than the television game. As one of the only black women on the small screen at the time and with words of encouragement from Martin Luther King Jr., this champion for diversity changed not only the history of science fiction, but the history of space exploration. Her work became undeniable proof that if you can see it, you can be it.
After hard times, we all need to find ways to heal. For this veteran, that was hiking. And in his love for the sport, he became the first Black man to achieve the Triple Crown of Hiking, a more than 8,000 mile feat. Now, his mission has grown from healing himself to inspiring others.
Think your talents are too random to be useful? Think again! Connect the dots between your unique talents, priorities, and life experiences, so you can find your true niche in life by taking advice from these fake movie food artists!
World class mountaineer Jimmy Chin’s usual comfort zone is tens of thousands of feet in the air. He’s conquered mountains, but what remains on his bucket list is to conquer the waves. Today, he’s coming down to sea level to try the big surf and revealing the absolute joy of learning something new.
How could it be that a town with no Wi-Fi is more connected than the rest of us? Join us on a trip to West Virginia, where this tiny town is thriving without technology.
What do your favorite meals from your childhood say about who you are and the people you come from? If we let it, food can tell some wonderful stories, stories that we may not be able to hear otherwise.
When winter sets in, this Vermont organization sets out to help veterans transition back to civilian life and recover from their invisible disabilities by coming together on the ski slopes.
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