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IOU Project: Social Technology Meets Artisanal Tradition
IOU Project: Social Technology Meets Artisanal Tradition

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Underwater Sculptures Help Corals Thrive
Underwater Sculptures Help Corals Thrive

What metal sculptures have to do with your DNA and the future of the world’s oceans.

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PICKED: Beautiful Short Film for World Water Day
PICKED: Beautiful Short Film for World Water Day

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Climate Kid: UNICEF’s Platform for Preparedness
Climate Kid: UNICEF’s Platform for Preparedness

What evolutionary fantasies have to do with the future of practical education.

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TED 2011: The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day 3
TED 2011: The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day 3

Embracing chaos, 57 things Google knows about you, and how to 3D-print a kidney.

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Moby-Duck: A Quest for the Story Behind Bathtime
Moby-Duck: A Quest for the Story Behind Bathtime

How a student assignment led to an around-the-world adventure, or what Eric Carle has to do with environmentalism.

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Fifty Nests and the Birds that Built Them
Fifty Nests and the Birds that Built Them

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PICKED: <em>Waste Land</em>
PICKED: Waste Land

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Worldchanging: An Updated Vision for a Better World
Worldchanging: An Updated Vision for a Better World

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TED 2011: The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day Two
TED 2011: The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day Two

Redefining life, understanding consciousness, and why technology is humanizing education.

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