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Yemen's lost world

Yemen's lost world

Apr 22, 2024 / 12:01 am

The remote island of Socotra looks like a landscape out of a sci-fi film. Over millions of years, the isolated island in the Arabian Sea has cultivated a unique...

Learn about sloths!

Learn about sloths!

Apr 21, 2024 / 12:01 am

Let's learn all about sloths!

Food waste rescue squad

Food waste rescue squad

Apr 20, 2024 / 12:01 am

Urban Gleaners is a Portland, Oregon-based food waste rescue squad that collects fresh food before it can go to waste – then redistributes it to people in...

Sushi pop art

Sushi pop art

Apr 19, 2024 / 12:01 am

Artist and chef Yujia Hu sculpts with sushi. Based out of Milan, the sushi artist combines his artistic vision with the sensibilities of a chef to render...

Animal survives extinction

Animal survives extinction

Apr 18, 2024 / 12:01 am

Have you heard of the Arabian Oryx? If you haven't, it's probably because they were once declared extinct! This symbol of the Arabian Peninsula was...

Science this week

Science this week

Apr 17, 2024 / 12:01 am

Making bowling balls

Making bowling balls

Apr 16, 2024 / 12:01 am

Bowling may seem like a modern sport, but history tells us it’s been played for over 5000 years in one form or another. There’s just something about...

Oceans 101

Oceans 101

Apr 15, 2024 / 12:01 am

Oceans serve as the planet’s largest habitat and also help to regulate the global climate. But why is the ocean salty? And how is climate change impacting...

Two lane roundabouts

Two lane roundabouts

Apr 14, 2024 / 12:01 am

35 and learning to read

35 and learning to read

Apr 13, 2024 / 12:01 am

At age 35, Oliver James is teaching himself how to read with children’s books, sharing his journey online. Now at a reading level of 8-12 years old, James...

Millennium Falcon designer

Millennium Falcon designer

Apr 12, 2024 / 12:01 am

The Force may be awakening on December 18, but Mark Boudreaux of Hasbro, Inc. has been around since the first Star Wars toys went into existence. The toy...

The basics in brewing

The basics in brewing

Apr 11, 2024 / 12:01 am

How golf balls are made

How golf balls are made

Apr 10, 2024 / 12:01 am

Around 600 years ago, the Dutch used to make golf balls by stuffing feathers into a leather sack. With time, improvements were made to the ball, making it...

Living in an airplane

Living in an airplane

Apr 9, 2024 / 12:01 am

Bruce Campbell lives in an airplane. Yes, an actual jet. The Portland-based aeronautics enthusiast makes his home in a converted Boeing 727 that was once used...

Solar eclipse 101

Solar eclipse 101

Apr 8, 2024 / 12:01 am

A total solar eclipse happens somewhere on Earth once every year or two. What is an eclipse? Learn more about how solar eclipses happen, the four types of...

The fabric sculptor

The fabric sculptor

Apr 7, 2024 / 12:01 am

From Bergdorf Goodman and Givenchy to Sotheby’s — and across much of the internet — artist Benjamin Shine’s ethereal work with tulle has...

Seeing a song

Seeing a song

Apr 6, 2024 / 12:01 am

Melissa McCracken thought everyone associated colors with music the same way she did. But she soon realized that her senses were unique. The Kansas City-based...

Deep purple lake

Deep purple lake

Apr 5, 2024 / 12:01 am

A lake in the Bavarian Alps has turned a deep purple color. Reports say it comes from sulfur bacteria that made its way to the water’s surface. Visitors...

640 year old castle

640 year old castle

Apr 4, 2024 / 12:01 am

A 640-year-old castle was found underneath a French hotel. Archaeologists said they knew the ruins of this castle existed somewhere but didn’t have the...

Luxury crab liquor

Luxury crab liquor

Apr 3, 2024 / 12:01 am

Tamworth Distilling in New Hampshire embraces invasive green crabs. In a proprietary four-year process that yields a batch worth $60,000, the whiskey crafters...

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