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  • Popular The Sandwich in a Pickle

    The Sandwich in a Pickle

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    "I think it's safe to say that everybody loves a good pickle," says Katherine Cohen, head pickle proprietor of Elsie's. She runs a sandwich shop in Haddon Township, New Jersey, that has done away with run-of-the-mill sandwich bread altogether in favor of

  • Popular Exploring Guatemala’s Mayan Ruins

    Exploring Guatemala’s Mayan Ruins

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    You can walk among the remnants of a Mayan empire in Guatemala’s Tikal National Park. Here, in the midst of 142,000 acres of a lush jungle stand the beautiful ruins of an ancient civilization that thrived from 600 BCE until its destruction in 900 CE

  • Popular Try the World’s Most Expensive Potatoes

    Try the World’s Most Expensive Potatoes

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    How much would you realistically pay for a pound of potatoes? A few dollars? Well, you won’t believe how much these expensive spuds once fetched at auction. These artisanal vegetables are grown in sandy soil fertilized by seaweed on an island off th

  • Popular A Mad Inventor’s Surreal Fortress

    A Mad Inventor’s Surreal Fortress

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    Count Cesare Mattei was not technically a king, but he was the king of his own castle in Italy's Northern Apennines. The inventor of a homeopathic treatment for ...

  • Popular This Musician Plays the Leaf

    This Musician Plays the Leaf

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    Luo Wenjun is a musician whose instrument grows on trees. The self-proclaimed best leaf musician in China has been making beautiful music by blowing on ...

  • Popular Traveling the U.S. in Search of Extraordinary Musicians

    Traveling the U.S. in Search of Extraordinary Musicians

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    Traveling the United States in search of musicians with extraordinary talents—now, that sounds like a great gig. We were thrilled to partner with Chris Funk of The Decemberists to cross the country, meeting incredible musicians along the way. We met

  • Popular The Parrot Whisperer Can Fix Your Bird Woes

    The Parrot Whisperer Can Fix Your Bird Woes

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    Got a particularly aggressive parrot? One having issues laying eggs? Or a chatty bird driving you up the wall? You don’t have to wing it—call Glenn Sorino for help. He’s been working with birds for 20 years, and he’s seen it all: &

  • Popular Snowboarding Without the Snow

    Snowboarding Without the Snow

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    How many people can say they invented a sport? Very few, and Jason Lee is among them. In the early 1990s, Lee and a buddy built a snowboard/skateboard hybrid with a little mountain bike thrown in, dubbed it the mountainboard and created what would become

  • Popular Four People to Be Thankful For

    Four People to Be Thankful For

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    In this reel, meet people who make the world a better place—from a “baby buddy” who comforts infants to a woman throws birthday parties for kids living in shelters.

  • Popular Watch As Kitten Smaller Than An iPhone Grows Up | The Dodo Little But Fierce

    Watch As Kitten Smaller Than An iPhone Grows Up | The Dodo Little But Fierce

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    When this tiny kitten was rescued from a hoarding situation, he was sick and way too small. Watch every step as he gets stronger, from opening his eyes for the first time to his first time playing with a toy.

  • Popular Cycle Through Dubai’s Best Kept Secrets

    Cycle Through Dubai’s Best Kept Secrets

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    For endurance athlete Mark Beaumont, cycling holds a special place in his heart. After all, he holds the world record for cycling around the planet.

  • Popular Why the World’s Best Mathematicians Are Hoarding Chalk

    Why the World’s Best Mathematicians Are Hoarding Chalk

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    Once upon a time, not long ago, the math world fell in love ... with a chalk. But not just any chalk! This was Hagoromo: a Japanese brand so smooth, so perfect that some wondered if it was made from the tears of angels. Pencils down, please, as we tell th

  • Popular The World’s Fastest Folk Dancers

    The World’s Fastest Folk Dancers

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    You’d best not blink when you watch the folk dance trio Fricska perform. These dancers move so fast you just might miss a move. Ahmed, Gergely and Máté combine Hungarian folk dancing with modern dance styles performed at blistering spe

  • Popular Meet Dubai’s High-Altitude Groundbreaker

    Meet Dubai’s High-Altitude Groundbreaker

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    Edgora McEwan is on the rise in Dubai. A mother of two originally from Uzbekistan, she is the United Arab Emirates’s first female hot air balloon pilot-in-training. You’ll see why Edgora has such a passion for flying these lighter-than-air air

  • Popular In Search of Undiscovered Insects

    In Search of Undiscovered Insects

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    If you think entomologists just sit in labs all day looking at slides, think again. Dr. R. Isaí Madriz is out in the field, embarking on dangerous expeditions to the harsh, remote Patagonian Ice Fields in search of undiscovered insect species. Thes

  • Popular Don’t Blink: Japan’s Abandoned Sculpture Garden

    Don’t Blink: Japan’s Abandoned Sculpture Garden

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    Hidden in the town of Osawano, Japan is a sculpture garden with 800 lifelike statues of Buddhist deities alongside replicas of real people. Commissioned by Mutsuo Furukawa, this collection was recently re-discovered in 2016 by a photographer who stumbled

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