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The Dreamers, the Bodybuilders, the High Speed Rally Car Racers | THE SHOW, Episode 9

6 час. назад

In this episode, we meet the strivers and the fighters inspiring us to reach for better everyday. We travel to Nepal to visit a 69-year-old grandfather who knows ...

Where India’s Top Brass Get Their Instruments

2 дн. назад

No Indian celebration is complete without a brass band. In the country of 1.3 billion people, there are at least 700000 villages. And each village generally has ...

In the Slovenian Alps, an Island on an Emerald Lake Beckons

2 дн. назад

Just over 30 miles northwest of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, you'll find an alpine lake that looks straight out of a fairytale. With a cliff-side castle, an emerald ...

A Homemade Meal . . . From a Vending Machine

3 дн. назад

In Japan, vending machines generally sell beverages and simple, readymade provisions. But fresh curry over rice? You bet. Along a lonely stretch of highway in ...

Helping Refugees Heal Through Dance

3 дн. назад

It's safe to say that Lydia Mathis is spending her summer vacation unlike any of her college classmates. This summer, the Belhaven University student is ...

Meet the Woman Taking On The World's Biggest Waves

4 дн. назад

Bianca Valenti is a San Francisco-based professional surfer who rides some of the world's biggest waves. Instead of wearing a string bikini on a white sand ...

Welcome to the City of Violins

4 дн. назад

Cremona, Italy, is a city with a very special (and very musical) history. It's a city of master craftsmen who specialize in one thing—violins. Since the mid-16th ...

Breeding the World’s Hottest Pepper

5 дн. назад

In the competitive world of hot pepper breeding, one man is smoking the competition. Meet “Smokin'” Ed Currie. He's the man behind the world's hottest ...

Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants

5 дн. назад

For as long as she can remember, Dr. Andrea Marshall wanted to be a marine biologist. Now, she's living out her dream with one of the ocean's most amazing ...

This Man Turned a Car Into a Motorbike to Escape the Desert

6 дн. назад

In one of his many road trips to Morocco, Emile Leray (nicknamed the “Doctor of African Mechanics” by his friends) hit a roadblock ... literally. Well, actually it was ...

This Dialect Coach Can Transport You With Her Perfect Accents

6 дн. назад

Sammi Grant has an ear for accents—so much so that she can flawlessly speak English in 12 different accents from around the world. How does she do it?

Trap Kitchen, Flying Pizzas, and a Visit From the Quack Squad | THE SHOW, Episode 8

6 дн. назад

In this episode, we meet some foodies with a flair for the dramatic. We head on over the World Pizza Games to learn the art of pizza acrobatics, meet the women ...

100-Pound Vegetables, Mammoth Meals, and Grasshopper Sushi | THE SHOW, Episode 7

1 нед. назад

In this episode, we meet some expert gourmands with a taste for the extraordinary. We travel to Wales to a garden growing 100-pound vegetables, learn what it ...

Riding the Dunes in Dubai’s Electric Dirt Bikes

1 нед. назад

Consider the humble bicycle—a simple, yet elegant two-wheeled machine that has served us well for 200 years. Now in its latest iteration, it's the world's ...

A Healing Castle of Fluffy Cotton ... Or Is It?

1 нед. назад

Deep inside the Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis, Turkey, lies the country's most relaxing site. From a distance, Pamukkale's cascading white pools resemble a ...

Homemade Wheelchairs for Animals Give Strays a Second Chance

1 нед. назад

Eight years ago in Tainan, Taiwan, Pan Chieh's coworker saved a disabled dog that had been injured in a car accident. The city's stray dogs and cats are ...

From Comedy to 'Goosebumps': R.L. Stine's (Secretly Funny) Past

1 нед. назад

If you grew up in the United States in the 1990s, chances are you came across the "Goosebumps" books. You remember—the spooky young adult novels that ...

Perfecting Korea’s Old-Fashioned Fishing Technique

2 нед. назад

If fishing is supposed to be a tranquil, reflective hobby, then Jung-Hoon Park takes it to another level of chill. Instead of going after his catch with high-tech ...

Life’s Curveball Becomes a Pitcher's Secret Weapon

2 нед. назад

For most of Dylan Rosnick's life, he was told he wouldn't be able to play the sport he loved most: baseball. Rosnick was born with Proteus syndrome, ...

Sky Racing: Competitive Paragliding With the World’s Best

2 нед. назад

Once a year, the top paragliding pilots in the country gather for a grueling, gravity-defying, seven-day marathon called the Rat Race. Powered only by the wind ...

Love and Monsters: How Ed Met Marsha

2 нед. назад

Nothing says romance like a disfigured alien corpse, right? For Ed and Marsha Edmunds, that's love. The husband-and-wife team loves monsters almost as ...