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Maintaining golf courses

Oli Norfolk helps maintain the TPC golf course in Scottsdale, Arizona. He shows us what it takes to maintain a golf course. This includes changing holes on the course, repairing marks on the green from golf balls, testing the soil to make sure it's good to play on, mowing the green, and draining water from the grass.

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Macadamia nuts

At $25 per pound, macadamia nuts are the world's most expensive nuts.The nuts keep breaking price records every year. Macadamia trees take 7 to 10 years to begin producing nuts, and the nuts can only be harvested a few times a year. Although the demand for the nuts has largely outpaced the supply, exporters worry that a bubble in the global macadamia industry is about to burst.

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Internet's dad

Rob Kenney, aka the “Internet’s Dad,” decided to become the role model he never had after his own father left him in his early teens. His “Dad, How Do I” video series and channel teaches viewers how to do everyday “adulting” tasks like cooking and changing a tire. Kenney is now a father to more than 3 million children (subscribers) on YouTube.

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Penny farthing racing

Forget lowrider bikes, the O.G. bicyclists rode high atop penny farthings. These old-school bikes with on oversized front wheel require excellent balance, and are still raced by cyclists today. We spoke with a penny farthing champion about the danger and delight of racing one of these throwback rides.

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