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Space Archaeology – Help Find Ancient Sites from Home

[embed]https://youtu.be/ThnIbwtXi50[/embed]  Help Find Ancient Egyptian Sites on your Coffee Break Sarah Parcak is a professor of anthropology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and she’s a space archaeologist.  Her new book is called “Archaeology from Space.”   Parcak was a child of the 80’s and one of her...

Woman Travels Across Country Searching for Acts of Kindness

[embed]https://youtu.be/CVYLGA-bJZs[/embed] Woman Travels Across Country Searching for Acts of Kindness  by Heather McElhatton Mary Latham is 32 years old, and she’s searching for acts of kindness. She’s in the middle of an epic road trip across all fifty United States, looking for acts of kindness great and...

The Recycled Orchestra

Heather McElhatton: LUIS SZARAN is a music teacher in Paraguay, he says "for me, music is the smile of the soul...

Rebels Renegades and Wild Women of History

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Women throughout history have broken the rules and stepped outside conventional social norms to make history happen. We investigate several women who stand out as the rebels of their time. A Beautiful World is a solutions journalism news program...

Will Steger on Pulling Through the Times

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="469"] Will Steger speaks at the Norway House.[/caption] Will Steger, the 73-year-old legendary Arctic explorer, didn't meet his goal of trekking 1,000 miles by himself across the barren lands of Canada this summer. Blustering cold winds, white-outs that limited his sight and a run-in with a grizzly...

THE LOST ART OF READING NATURE’S SIGNS

THE LOST ART OF READING NATURE'S SIGNS Tristan Gooley, 44, is an author and Natural Navigator. He can navigate across oceans, wilderness and cityscapes alike, using only the natural clues around him. He’s an intrepid explorer, and the only person to both fly and sail solo...

The Galactic Tick

 It's a galaxy. It's a Solar System. It's Galactic Tick Day. Galactic Tick Day happens every 1.7 years and celebrates the motion of the planets journey around the Milky Way. Not just Earth, but the solar system is ticking its way around the galaxy. Mark your calendars...

Jane Goodall on Following Your Heart

Story Transcript:  Heather McElhatton: I'm Heather McElhatton and this is "A Beautiful World," and today we celebrate Women's History Month, with one of our centuries most powerful female rebels and effective animal conservationists - Dr. Jane Goodall. Jane Goodall: My mission was to get close to the...