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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.
The Steamy Reasons Finland Is Obsessed with Saunas
Step into the hot, steamy, world of… Finland? Yep! With over 2 million saunas throughout the country, the town of Lapland has piqued our curiosity. So, why is the entire town and country so obsessed with saunas? It's more than just the health benefits. Here's a look at community quirks that'll leave you feeling refreshed!Read More
How Nuclear Bombs Are Revealing Forgeries!
What do priceless works of art and nuclear bombs have in common? Well, if you're trying to sniff out art forgeries, those bombs come in handy! It turns out art heists are a lot more high tech than you may expect.Read More
Have You Met Gudetama? This Sad Egg Yolk is Bringing Big Smiles!
Have you ever noticed that the fastest way to connect with someone is to show them your soft side? We’re hatching a new “normal” with help from a lazy little egg yolk that has captivated the hearts of people around the world. Find out why we are obsessed with Gudetama!Read More
A Rock Climber’s Perspective on Reaching New Heights
When a big problem towers over us, how do we come out on top? Let's join a renowned rock climber to see how she overcomes fear and intense pressure to accomplish her goals as she takes on one of her biggest challenges yet!Read More
Heroes from Table Scraps: How Oysters Are Protecting NYC!
New York Harbor is the cleanest it's been in over a century and it's thanks to a delicacy many of us love to slurp down...oysters! Using nature's knowhow, table scraps, and a little ingenuity, oysters are bringing life back to polluted waters and protecting one of America's most beloved cities!Read More
Proof That You Can Endure! One Paraglider’s Story of Adversity
Soar to new heights with Jezza Williams! This outdoor enthusiast shows us how to navigate the bumpy winds of change with a recipe for personal success that can be replicated by anyone. It's a story of innovative perseverance we all need to hear!Read More
Why Does the World Love Spam So Much?!
What can Spam teach us about our shared humanity? Whether you think it's a delicacy or a mystery meat, Spam has been brought to new culinary heights by cultures around the globe! Join us in a celebration of this strange meaty wonder!Read More
Lost Your Faith in Humanity? Find It in This Lost and Found!
Can a story of human compassion be found within a sea of discarded umbrellas? We’re traveling to Tokyo to witness a treasure trove of kindness inside of the world's most efficient lost and found!Read More
A Bonsai Master’s Perspective on the Legacy You’re Leaving Behind
The ancient art of bonsai can teach you a lot about how to leave a legacy behind for generations to come. Whether or not you decide to take up your pruning sheers, bonsai master Chiako Yamamoto has some words of wisdom for you!Read More
When One Dream Ends, How Do We Find Another?
Are you working towards a certain goal? Have you felt like your life has been thrown off track lately? The story of how Natalia Paruz became known as the "Saw Lady" will have you finding delightful inspiration in the most unusual places!Read More
The World’s Oldest Dance Troupe Will Steal Your Heart!
The oldest hip hop dance troupe in the world has a few things to show us about what happens when we let ourselves live without limits. Artificial hips, memory loss, and all, we can feel like life every day is a great celebration!Read More
How to Make Your Next Holiday Tradition a Sweet One!
From decorating gingerbread houses to hiding fake fruit, we’re celebrating the warm fuzzy feelings that accompany holiday traditions. Let’s unwrap the secret to spreading cheer!Read More
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