Tag creativity

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The World’s First “Rock Star” Isn’t Who You Think!

Who was history's first rockstar? I'll give you a hint: he had long flowing hair, refused to bow to convention, made audiences swoon, and even broke a few instruments in his day. He wasn't from the 1960s, or the 1950s, no, he made his name in the 40s—the 1840s! Any guesses yet?
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When Is a Haircut More Than a Haircut?

Where do you go where you're welcomed like a true friend? COVID-19 has made these places really stand out, like our salons, for instance. But even with closed doors, some of these barbers and hairdressers are finding ways to keep that connection going. Here's a fun look at why!
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You’ve Heard of This Game Before… But Never Like This!

You've probably heard of this game on TV and in popular culture, but what you probably don't know is why people like it so much! By tapping into some of the most fundamental elements of our humanity, this game can remind us to pause, come together (even virtually), and have a little fun.
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Image: details of a quilt by Keiko Ohno

We’ve Caught Quilt Fever, Have You?!

Thousands of joyous people flock to the tiny town of Paducah, Kentucky every year to celebrate one particularly special pastime they all have in common. And the reason for such fanfare and togetherness will have you pulling out your most treasured items to hold them close! 
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Can Squirrels Outsmart a NASA Engineer?

These fuzzy backyard bandits are breaking into bird feeders across the globe! But can this former NASA engineer design a squirrel-proof bird feeder? Check out this ingenious course he came up with, meet the contenders, and prepare for the most amazing—and hilarious—look at how our squirrel friends work their magic!
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The Caveman Leaving Hidden Wonders in New Mexico!

Can a man who digs elaborate caves for a hobby help us all find the work that feeds our soul? By encasing us in awe and wonder with his secret oasis carved throughout the hills of New Mexico, Ra Paulette might just point you down the right path! 
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Over 400 Years of Wisdom All in One Page!

What does a piece of paper have to do with human nature? Well, why not ask the craftsmen who have been mastering the craft of papermaking for generations! (Who knew we held the key to happiness in our hands so often?)
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Image: Varieties of gourd shapes onn their drying shelves!

How to Grow Your Own Bowls, Lamps, and Baskets!

Can we seriously grow everything we need in our backyard? To explore this question, on this edition of Saturday's Around the World we're traveling to an enchanting land to meet a woman who can transform plants into almost any object you desire!
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