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Category Arts & Culture
From artistic collaborations to creative problem solving, the arts have the power to lift us up and transform our future. These stories celebrate art, creativity, and culture in all its forms.
Why do Swedes only Eat Sweets on Saturday?
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!Read More
CODA Wins Three Oscars, ‘Unmuting’ the Deaf World
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.Read More
Voices Together Helps Neurodivergent Individuals Through Music Therapy
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.Read More
These Cats Take Care of This Iconic Museum’s Art!
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.Read More
What is Humans for Abundance?
Chochi explains what a co-restore is and how to become a part of her organization by donating.Read More
What Will the Future Look Like?
Even a small contribution can change a whole community and environment.Read More
Boldly Going Where No Black Woman Had Gone Before: How Star Trek Changed NASA
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.Read More
Everyone Has Something Unique with Alienor Salmon
Alienor encourages us to find the space and time to discover what lights us up.Read More
Healing PTSD Through Hiking: The First Black Man to Achieve the Triple Crown
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.Read More
Matching What You Love with What You Do: Fake Movie Food Artists Show Us How
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!Read More
What’s Next When You’ve Already Peaked: Surfing with Mountaineer Jimmy Chin
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.Read More
The Town with No Wi-Fi: Connecting With Others By Leaving Your Phone Behind
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.Read More
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