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Meet Sudan- the Most Eligible Bachelor

Meet Sudan- the Most Eligible Bachelor

Sudan is the last surviving male northern white rhino in the planet.

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What makes you happy?

What makes you happy?

When are humans most happy? To gather data on this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among the surprising results: We're often happiest when we're lost in the moment. And the flip side: The more our mind wanders, the less happy we can be.

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How it's made: Felted Wool

How it's made: Felted Wool

Felt is a non-woven textile that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibers together. We speak to Coyuchi about how their felt is made.

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Meet Warriors on a Mission to Help Lions and Humans Coexist

Meet Warriors on a Mission to Help Lions and Humans Coexist

Jeneria Lekilelei, a warrior from the Samburu tribe of Northern Kenya, has dedicated his life to wildlife conservation.

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What If...

What If...

Could the Root Cause of Addiction actually be a lack of Connection?

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20 Good News Stories You Didn’t Hear About

20 Good News Stories You Didn’t Hear About

There so much more to the world than what we're seeing online right now and we're so grateful to have discovered this post. So let's shake off the angst and take a moment to celebrate beautiful, inspiring, and extraordinary things and march forward fearlessly together towards progress!

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All that we share

All that we share

We live in a time where we quickly put people in boxes. Maybe we have more in common than what we think? 'All That We Share' moved us... So we're sharing this with you.

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Mine Kafon - Saving Lives

Mine Kafon - Saving Lives

'Mine Kafon' is a "low-cost wind-powered mine detonator with the appearance of a giant, spiky-armed tumbleweed."

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Bamboo vs. Cotton

Bamboo vs. Cotton

Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on earth. Its fiber is soft, strong and durable; Spun rayon fibers of bamboo feel like silk.

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From the Slums of Rio

From the Slums of Rio

This short film follows the life journey of Ingrid Silva from the slums of Rio to the professional Ballet stage of New York City.

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How a color blind person sees the world

How a color blind person sees the world

One out of every ten people on earth is color blind, and most of them do not even know it! Let's try to understand the causes of color blindness and how a color blind person sees the world.

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The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya's Women-Only Village

The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya's Women-Only Village

Where the foothills of Mount Kenya merge into the desert, the people of Samburu have maintained a strict patriarchy for over 500 years in northern Kenya. That is, until 25 years ago, when Rebecca Lolosoli founded Umoja village as a safe haven for the region's women.

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The best way to sit at your desk at work

The best way to sit at your desk at work

We've been doing it all wrong!

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57 Years Apart - A Boy And a Man Talk About Life

57 Years Apart - A Boy And a Man Talk About Life

Act normal, don’t be silly, don’t bully lots of people.

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TIME SHRINES

TIME SHRINES

ONE • ONE PLANET ONE FUTURE IS AN EXHIBITION OF ETHEREAL PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANNE DE CARBUCCIA THAT POWERFULLY DEPICT WHAT WE HAVE AND WHAT WE MAY LOSE.

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The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People

We seriously love @FightMediocrity & The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. Here's a distilled summary of this gem. #BeExtraordinary

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Growing A Jungle In My New York Apartment

Growing A Jungle In My New York Apartment

A model has created an oasis in the middle of New York City by cramming 500 plants into her apartment. Yep, we're into it ;-)

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The Bow Tie-Clad 'Poison Squad'

The Bow Tie-Clad 'Poison Squad'

Why the FDA owes its existence to 12 men eating poisoned meals.

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This company is building houses from old plastic

This company is building houses from old plastic

New Zealand-based inventor and engineer Peter Lewis wanted to give used plastic a permanent purpose.

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The Magical Porta Potty

The Magical Porta Potty

A series of epic surprises emerge from what appears to be a normal porta potty.

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Alan Watts on How to make Yourself a Better Person

Alan Watts on How to make Yourself a Better Person

Philosopher, writer, and speaker Alan Watts shares his thoughts on how we can be better. Spend just over 10 minutes to recharge and feel deeply inspired...

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After watching this, your brain will not be the same

After watching this, your brain will not be the same

Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. 

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This reimagined wheelbarrow is revolutionary

This reimagined wheelbarrow is revolutionary

The Hippo Water Roller is used to gather water in developing countries. It was designed by two South Africans who grew up in rural areas.

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Solar Roads: Can Streets Become Giant Solar Panels?

Solar Roads: Can Streets Become Giant Solar Panels?

The sun's rays can hit some roads for up to 90 percent of the daylight hours, so companies in Europe and the U.S. are experimenting with building solar panels along or above roads. But are such projects worth the cost? In France one company is hoping to distinguish itself—and reduce costs—with solar panels that are laid directly on the pavement.

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Tiny rooms inside manholes in Italy

Tiny rooms inside manholes in Italy

Milan-based artist Biancoshock wants to raise awareness about this homeless hardship. In his latest installation, "Borderlife," he turned three abandoned manholes into small decorated rooms.

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Capturing the Smellscape of Cities

Capturing the Smellscape of Cities

You Probably didn't realize it, but your nose is a big data machine. Smelly Maps analyzes social media data to map the entire smellscape of cities, not only the bad odors, but also the positive ones. 

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Kelly vs The Volcano : A Memorial film

Kelly vs The Volcano : A Memorial film

This film on White Island in January in association with Tourism New Zealand as a promotion for Crankworx Rotorua, an event that Kelly "McGazza" McGarry helped make a reality. RIP Kelly.

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Ukuva iAfrica NEEDS your HELP

Ukuva iAfrica NEEDS your HELP

Ukuva iAfrica - "The Senses of Africa" is a registered Fair Trade organization supports the work of the Nonceba Child Abuse Center in the township of Khayelitsha in Cape Town.

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