Strike Up the Band With These 4 Stories
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18 hours ago    12,720 Views
From the brass bands of India to the one of the best college marching bands in the United States, this reel is a celebration of musical ensembles. SU..
Why Parents Should Play Video Games With Their Kids
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2 days ago    113,986 Views
Many parents think of video games as either a total waste of time, or an activity for their kids to pursue on their own. But Dr. Sinem Siyahhan encour..
The Strange History of Soviet X-Ray Records
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2 days ago    47,398 Views
Hips don’t lie. But a hip x-ray in the Soviet Union of the 1950s might not have been what it appeared to be. In fact, if it was round, it was likely..
Finding Home After Leaving Prison
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3 days ago    35,710 Views
At only 18 years old, Jesse Vasquez was sentenced to two life sentences. At 36, his sentence was commuted, and he was given a chance at a fresh start,..
Thank the Military for Tootsie Rolls and Chef Boyardee
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4 days ago    68,414 Views
As well as you know history, you likely haven’t heard any of the war stories in this reel. They involve soup, a tiny dog, ravioli and Tootsie Rolls...
Life Through the Eyes of a Sea Turtle
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4 days ago    120,319 Views
We all became acutely aware of the dangers of plastic pollution in 2015, when a video of marine biologist Nathan Robinson pulling an entire plastic st..
Eating China’s 1,000-Year-Old Egg
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5 days ago    432,517 Views
Century eggs don’t look anything like the eggs you might be used to. Cut one open, and you’ll find an albumen that’s brown jelly and a yolk that..
8 Real-Life Fairytale Castles
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6 days ago    38,866 Views
Most of us will never live in a castle. But we can dream, right? In this reel, we visit seven extraordinary castles. On the tour: A castle in Segovia,..
Why We're Hell-Bent on Saving These Giant Salamanders
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6 days ago    118,235 Views
In the fast-flowing streams of eastern Tennessee, Emilly Nolan is working hard to reestablish a population for a strange looking animal with an even s..
5 Masters of Martial Arts
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1 week ago    325,672 Views
From India’s Kalaripayattu to Chinese Kung Fu to Korea’s Taekkyeon, we’re exploring martial arts around the world and celebrating the discipline..
Eating Japan’s Biggest Sushi
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1 week ago    507,309 Views
How much do you love sushi? Enough to eat 11 pounds of it? In Japan, Hiromu Inagaki serves super-size sushi at the Umewaka Restaurant in Anjo City. Th..
Protecting Pangolins From Poachers in South Africa
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1 week ago    104,531 Views
Pangolins have survived for 85 million years, but their very existence is under threat now. Poachers are killing them for their scales. Dr. Ray Jansen..
A Monastery in the Sky
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3 weeks ago    90,734 Views
It’s easy to spot the Katskhi pillar—it reaches up into the air like a skyscraper. This natural wonder is a limestone monolith dominating the hill..
Get In the Christmas Spirit With These Stories
by Great Big Story
4 weeks ago    98,640 Views
You better not shout. You better not cry. You better not pout. We’re telling you why—this reel is devoted to Santa Claus and Christmas merriment. ..
What to See, Eat and Do in Ghana
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4 weeks ago    328,713 Views
In 2018, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo announced that 2019 would be an official “year of return.” To mark the solemn 400th anniversary of the..
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