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  • How to Build a Rocket to Mars
    How to Build a Rocket to Mars
    In New Orleans' bayou country, teams of engineers from Boeing are building the rocket that could put the first human on Mars. Working with NASA, these dedicated teams are designing and constructi...
  • The Stunt-Driving Family Taking Over Hollywood
    The Stunt-Driving Family Taking Over Hollywood
    You might not recognize their faces, but Brionna and Jalil Jay Lynch have been cruising through all your favorite action movies. As professional stunt drivers, they've been burning rubber...
  • This Woman Owns Over 100,000 Pieces of Latin Music
    This Woman Owns Over 100,000 Pieces of Latin Music
    Alejandra Fierro Eleta, aka Gladys Palmera, has had an affinity for Latin music ever since she was a little girl. After spending a year in Panama at the age of 18, she took her love of music...
  • The Sibling Rivalry Behind Adidas Versus Puma
    The Sibling Rivalry Behind Adidas Versus Puma
    In the 1930s, brothers Adolf and Rudolph Dassler made the most kickass kicks throughout the land. Business began to take off once Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics while...
  • This Man Served 10 Years in Prison, Now He’s A Defense Lawyer
    This Man Served 10 Years in Prison, Now He’s A Defense Lawyer
    When Jarrett Adams was 17 years old, he was wrongfully sentenced to 28 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Fueled by his desire for justice, Adams began studying the law while incarcera...
  • Getting Presidential With Five Stories About American History
    Getting Presidential With Five Stories About American History
    In this reel, we're repping the stars and stripes in honor of Presidents' Day. We learn about the high schooler responsible for designing today's American flag, get a quick history lesson about...
  • Meet Five Actors That Deserve the Spotlight
    Meet Five Actors That Deserve the Spotlight
    In this reel, meet five actors who deserve every moment in the spotlight. They're fighters who were meant for the stage. In France, Roger Defossez has been performing the same role for nearly...
  • Japanese Tempura Isn’t Japanese
    Japanese Tempura Isn’t Japanese
    One of the most popular Japanese exports to the western world is tempura, a crispy, savory, delectable delight. But this Japanese staple isn't quite so Japanese after all. In fact, tempura's...
  • A Stepwell Fit For a King, Built By a Queen
    A Stepwell Fit For a King, Built By a Queen
    Rani Ki Vav is an intricate stepwell tucked 90 feet below ground in the town of Patan in Gujarat, India. Historically, men would construct these grand structures as monuments to their wives;...
  • The Animal Sculptures Giving New Life to Recycled Paper
    The Animal Sculptures Giving New Life to Recycled Paper
    For Japanese artist Chie Hitotsuyama, paper is in her blood. In her grandfather's old paper-braiding factory, she creates lifelike sculptures of animals by using old newspaper rolled and...
  • Racing With an Olympic Speed Skater
    Racing With an Olympic Speed Skater
    Brittany Bowe is an American long-track speed skater competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Athletes compete at speeds of up to 36 mph, and champions can be determined...
  • Five Great Big Love Stories
    Five Great Big Love Stories
    In honor of Valentine's Day, we've got five stories all about that crazy little thing called love. We fly to Verona, Italy to meet the 'Love Secretaries,' travel back to the 19th century...
  • The Traveling Telescope Inspiring Africa’s Next Astronomers
    The Traveling Telescope Inspiring Africa’s Next Astronomers
    If there's anyone in education who is aiming for the stars, it's Kenyan astronomer Susan Murabana. On a mission to inspire Africa's young people—and especially young women—to become...
  • Meet the Couple Building a Literary Empire
    Meet the Couple Building a Literary Empire
    Ashley Antoinette and JaQuavis Coleman first met as teenagers in Flint, Michigan, while living in one of the roughest neighborhoods in the country. Soon, they were turning their stories together...
  • Ride With an Olympic Bobsledder
    Ride With an Olympic Bobsledder
    Aja Evans is an American bobsledder competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Sliding down a slick racetrack at up to 90 mph, bobsledding requires a strong constitution...
  • ASMR as Anxiety Relief
    ASMR as Anxiety Relief
    Several years ago, Spirit Payton was diagnosed with severe degenerative bone disease, leaving her with anxiety and chronic pain. She found relief via an unlikely source: ASMR. For the uninitiated,...
  • In These Five Towns, Animals Rule
    In These Five Towns, Animals Rule
    In this reel, the animal kingdom reigns supreme. We head to Unalaska, Alaska where bald eagles rule the air, tour Japan's adorable rabbit island, and explore a true dog haven in Costa Rica....
  • Cramming an Entire Orchestra in a New York City Apartment
    Cramming an Entire Orchestra in a New York City Apartment
    Roommates Evan Tyor and Luke McGinnis share a passion for music and a 500-square-foot Brooklyn apartment. Every month, they open the doors of their humble abode to professional musicians from...
  • This Rare Stick Insect Is Among the Last of Its Kind
    This Rare Stick Insect Is Among the Last of Its Kind
    This is the black beauty stick insect, a rare species only found in a tiny 12-acre area high in the mountains of northern Peru. Only discovered in 2005, not much is known about these insects,...
  • Six Stories to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
    Six Stories to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
    This reel is all about that sugary sweet stuff that's bad for our teeth but good for our taste buds. We enroll in ice cream academy, uncover the truth about Betty Crocker, and learn the surprisin...
  • These Olympic Athletes Are Sister Goals
    These Olympic Athletes Are Sister Goals
    As sisters, Hannah and Marissa Brandt share a lot, including a passion for ice hockey. They will both be traveling to Pyeongchang to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, but...
  • This Pagoda Contains the Largest Book in the World
    This Pagoda Contains the Largest Book in the World
    Myanmar's Kuthodaw Pagoda is a Buddhist shrine comprised of hundreds of inscribed stone tablets. From a distance, the surrounding stupas resemble a cluster of small temples. Combined, however,...
  • What it Feels Like to Slide Downhill at 90 M.P.H.
    What it Feels Like to Slide Downhill at 90 M.P.H.
    John Daly is an American skeleton racer and a two-time Olympic athlete. Sliding face-down, head-first on a slick bobsled track at 90 mph might sound insane, but for Daly, it's the thrill...
  • Scars Won’t Stop This Bodybuilder
    Scars Won’t Stop This Bodybuilder
    When Isaiah Griffin was 17 years old, he developed a skin condition called keloids that left his body covered in scars. The extreme changes affected his self-esteem and he began to battle depressio...
  • Fighting Poachers in an Island Paradise
    Fighting Poachers in an Island Paradise
    In a fragile ecosystem, how do you conserve limited resources for future generations? That's the question that the small Pacific island nation of Palau is grappling with as it tries to combat...
  • This Is the Oldest Restaurant in the World
    This Is the Oldest Restaurant in the World
    Botín Restaurant has kept the flame burning for the past 293 years … literally. Ever since the doors opened in 1725, the oven has been sizzling continuously, never to be extinguished. According...
  • The Black Belt Ballet Dancer
    The Black Belt Ballet Dancer
    As a world-renowned ballet dancer and choreographer, George Birkadze brings grace and power to the stage with every move. The same can be said of his second pursuit: mixed martial arts. With...
  • The Real New Yorker’s Sandwich
    The Real New Yorker’s Sandwich
    Forget your street cart hot dogs and deli pastrami, the *real* New Yorker's sandwich is the chopped cheese, a beautiful conglomeration of chopped ground beef, melted cheese and secret seasoning,...
  • What It Feels Like to Fly off a Mountain on Skis
    What It Feels Like to Fly off a Mountain on Skis
    Olympic ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson is no stranger to soaring through the skies. She's been taking flight for 15 years, jumping from dizzying heights and sliding downhill at staggering speeds....
  • Five Compelling Stories of Triumph
    Five Compelling Stories of Triumph
    In honor of Black History Month, we're celebrating the contributions and achievements of African Americans through stories of resilience, change and culture. In this reel, we tell the heroic...
  • The Historic Origins of the Dap
    The Historic Origins of the Dap
    The dap is more than just a handshake, it's a symbol of solidarity, one with a long and proud history behind it. The origins of this greeting trace back to young Black American soldiers stationed...
  • The Small, but Mighty, Hercules Beetle
    The Small, but Mighty, Hercules Beetle
    Reaching up to 17 cm in length, the Hercules beetle is one of the largest insects in the world. They're commonly identified by the characteristic horn-like pincers found on male beetles....
  • Get Inked with Four Incredible Stories About Body Art
    Get Inked with Four Incredible Stories About Body Art
    In this reel, we're delving into the world of body art and tattoos. We meet with the ultimate master of disguise, visit a team of tattoo artists at the National Association for the Preservation...
  • Climb Inside Thailand’s Three-Headed Elephant
    Climb Inside Thailand’s Three-Headed Elephant
    Located just outside Bangkok is Erawan Museum, commissioned and built as a place to preserve Thai heritage and arts. To access the museum, visitors must first climb up the statue of a 250-ton,...
  • Meet the Man Bringing Hip-Hop to the Deaf
    Meet the Man Bringing Hip-Hop to the Deaf
    Although he's had profound hearing loss his entire life, Matt Maxey didn't learn to sign until he was 18 years old. He began to practice his ASL by signing along to the lyrics of his favorite...
  • Riding With New Orleans’s All-Female Motorcycle Club
    Riding With New Orleans’s All-Female Motorcycle Club
    They're bold, chic, and they can shred the streets of New Orleans in a pair of stilettos. Meet the Caramel Curves, an all-female motorcycle club focused on empowering and uplifting women....
  • The Untold Story of the Woman Who Saved Abraham Lincoln’s Life
    The Untold Story of the Woman Who Saved Abraham Lincoln’s Life
    When Kate Warne first applied for a position at the Pinkerton Detective Agency, she was laughed at. Still, she persevered and soon became America's first female detective. During her time...
  • The Unlikely Origins of Five Everyday Things
    The Unlikely Origins of Five Everyday Things
    In this reel, we take it back to the very beginning, meeting with inventors and risk takers who changed the game. We learn about the feud that lead to the creation of Lamborghini, find out...
  • How a Horseback Rider Without Legs Became a Champion
    How a Horseback Rider Without Legs Became a Champion
    Six years ago, horseback rider Felicia Grimmenhag was in a serious accident that left her legally dead for 15 minutes. When she awoke three days later, she found that she had lost both her...
  • Enter Japan’s Bizarre Museum of Rocks With Faces
    Enter Japan’s Bizarre Museum of Rocks With Faces
    If you're ever in Japan, consider a trip to Chineskikan, located two hours outside Tokyo in the city of Chichibu. The peculiar museum is the only one of its kind, dedicated entirely to rocks...
  • This Brightly-Colored Parrot is On the Brink of Extinction
    This Brightly-Colored Parrot is On the Brink of Extinction
    Meet Tango, a yellow-headed amazon at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. With her vibrant plumage and penchant for chatter, she's a feisty bird. Native to Mexico and northwestern Central America,...
  • Five Stories About the Art of Communication
    Five Stories About the Art of Communication
    Let's talk. Seriously, ready for a quick chat? In this reel, we're meeting some extraordinary individuals blessed with the gift of gab. We investigate the origins of the Midatlantic accent,...
  • Inside the Mind of a Dog
    Inside the Mind of a Dog
    Gregory Berns spent his entire life around dogs. So when his most beloved pet passed away, he began to wonder whether his dog reciprocated the same love and care he felt for him. As a neuroscientis...
  • These Five Stories Will Get Your Adrenaline Pumping
    These Five Stories Will Get Your Adrenaline Pumping
    In this reel, we meet people living life in the fast lane. We visit the mean racetracks of Buzz-A-Rama in New York City, meet a family of street racers in Cuba, visit the Sonoma Raceway in...
  • Cracking London’s Legendary Taxi Test
    Cracking London’s Legendary Taxi Test
    Imagine a world without GPS or sat navs, one where you'd have to commit to memory thousands of streets and landmarks just to get around town. For London's black cab drivers, that's all...
  • The Freakishly Fast World of Robot Sumo
    The Freakishly Fast World of Robot Sumo
    Welcome to the lightning-fast world of robot sumo, where two robots battle it out for mechanical supremacy. But, keep your eyes peeled—robots that take years to build can be decimated within...
  • Training With a World-Class Speed Skater
    Training With a World-Class Speed Skater
    Lucas Ng is one of the best speed skaters in Singapore, a tropical country not exactly known for its ice. But the tropical climate hasn't stopped Singaporean athlete Lucas Ng from becoming...
  • Finding Light in the Dark
    Finding Light in the Dark
    When darkness falls, most of us hit the sack. But in this reel, we meet people who thrive after the sun goes down. We bust a move with Peter Vosper, learn all about the deep, dark world of...
  • This Is One of the Smallest Restaurants in New York
    This Is One of the Smallest Restaurants in New York
    Every Tuesday, Indo Java in Queens, New York, turns into the hottest spot in town for traditional Indonesian cuisine. And the best part? You're always guaranteed the best seat in the house....
  • The Man Clearing 9,000 Tons of Trash From Mumbai’s Beaches
    The Man Clearing 9,000 Tons of Trash From Mumbai’s Beaches
    Over three years ago, Versova beach in Mumbai was little more than a dumping ground for garbage and waste. After witnessing the devastating impact the refuse was having on the ocean, Afroz...