Reaching Earth’s Corners

(bird calls) (dramatic music) – [Host] Mankind and the elements. For some, it’s an uncomfortable bond. – Water’s very powerful. It’s very deceiving and you have to have great respect for it. – [Host] For others, when weather strikes, inspiration begins. – We’re just nine and 11 year old girls who did a science project. […]

Pushing Human Limits in Nature

(saw buzzing) (mysterious music) – [Climber] Yeah, go for it. – Whoo! – [Narrator] Mankind and the elements. For some, it’s an uncomfortable bond. – [Woman] Good job. – [Narrator] For others, when weather strikes, inspiration begins. – There are so many people in life, they forget to dream because they’re afraid to fail. – […]

Kimbal Musk’s Farm of the Future (Yes, Elon’s brother)

Almost always, the fresh fruits and vegetables that we find at the grocery store have been trucked or shipped in from somewhere else, especially if you live in a city like New York like I do, and all this traveling affects the nutrients in them meaning they’re not as good for you as they should […]

Meet the Man Who Built His Own Power Plant

(uplifting music) – [Narrator] Most of rural Kenya doesn’t have access to electricity. This means the evenings are full of darkness. Here, families rely on kerosene lamps, which are expensive and produce harmful fumes. John Wangare wanted to change that. – My name is John Margiro Wangare. I am the found of Magiro Mini Hydroelectric. […]

Circling the Globe in a Solar-Powered Plane

(upbeat music) – There are so many people in life, they forget to dream, because they’re afraid of going out of their comfort zone. – [Narrator] 13 years ago, two enterprising pilots shared a dream to achieve the impossible. Their goal? To build the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world, ushering in an […]