Education

Kakigori is a traditional Japanese shaved ice dessert dating back to the late 1800s. Originally meant for Japan’s elite, today it’s become a summer staple for everyone. Some, like chef Aya Eguchi, still abide by ancient methods of preparation, using ice frozen naturally by winter weather. Ot…

This little guy is a prehensile-tailed skink at Brandywine Zoo. Native to the Solomon Islands, these creatures are actually the largest of their kind. Their green and olive coloration serves as camouflage in the wild, helping to protect them from enemies. Their defining feature is a prehensi…

Beyond Times Square and Central Park, there's a whole other New York City. In this reel, meet an underground opera singer, book a table (the only table) at the city's smallest restaurant and get wild with the parrots of Brooklyn.

Cruisers Car Wash in Northridge, California, has become a hotspot, but not for the reasons you might expect. Hidden inside is a restaurant serving some of the best Filipino food around. For the past three years, Lilian’s Bread & Sweets has been attracting customers with home cooked pork,…

Biking enthusiasts of all stripes, tighten your helmet straps, you’re in for a ride. From racing penny farthings to diving for bikes to tracking the most extreme downhill bike race in the world, we’ve got stories that’ll knock you clear over your handlebars. Let’s get those pedals pumping, p…

  • Updated
  • ()

WHITEHALL — A driver witnessed a 6- to 6 ½-foot black creature off of Route 4 Tuesday night at around 10:10 p.m., investigator Paul Bartholomew said, which coincides with historic trends in the area.

  • ()

University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead has appointed a search committee to recruit and review candidates to be the next senior vice president for academic affairs and provost of the institution.

Undoing the damage caused by identity theft can be time-consuming, expensive, and emotionally exhausting, which is why it’s important to take preemptive measures to decrease the likelihood of becoming a victim. 

The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel is the largest underground water facility in the world. Built to protect residents from constant flooding, the system drains rainwater to a massive tunnel underground that then redirects the flow to a nearby river that can handle the …

  • Updated
  • ()

GREAT FALLS — George Brown of Tiburon, California, was looking forward to seeing the fantastic scenery and riding a horse after signing up for an eight-day trip through Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness with his brother-in-law, Al Ball.

Troy James is flexible—like, human pretzel, touch your elbows to your toes to your nose flexible. Growing up, he hid his abilities after being teased by other kids, but today, his twist and turn has become his greatest asset. Troy has developed a successful Hollywood career as a creature act…

Adorned in hand-carved masks and animal hides, the dancers bob and weave before delighted onlookers who’ve traveled from near and far. This is Baile del Venado, one of many Mayan dances integral to Guatemalan history and religion. The “Deer Dance” signifies the coexistence of humans, animals…

In this reel, we're exploring six pockets of natural wonder. We travel to Japan to visit an abandoned sculpture garden, test our luck at a poison garden in London and get a glimpse of our future in a tarot garden in Tuscany.

  • Updated
  • ()

With all precincts reporting but absentee and provisional votes yet to be counted, the special election for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District remains too close to call. Republican Troy Balderson is edging out Democrat Danny O’Connor by less than one percent.

The plush mangroves in Western Sri Lanka have provided families with critical resources for generations. Sadly, in recent years the mangroves have slowly depleted in size and nutrients. Douglas Thisera, is working hard to change this. Known as the Mangrove Master, Thisera has spent the last …

Shotis puri is a traditional Georgian bread, usually served with every meal. Baking the bread, however, can get a little extreme. For a new baker interested in venturing into the world of shotis puri, be prepared to dive headfirst … literally. The bread is baked in a tonir—a deep, clay oven …