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Great Big Story, The Banksy of Beirut
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 2 mins
This is Yazan Halwani. Using the walls of Beirut, he combines calligraphy and street portraiture to tell the stories of Beirut, Lebanon and the Arab world. This video is from the Human Condition collection of Great Big Stories.
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 2 mins
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Great Big Story, That's Amazing: Growing Chairs
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produced by Weather Channel and Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 1 min
In the heart of the bucolic county of Derbyshire, England, Gavin Munro tends to a unique crop: furniture. Munro grows completely natural household furnishings by carefully pruning and grafting trees over the course of a decade. Though the process requires patience, the beautiful results are both functional and sus...
produced by Weather Channel and Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 1 min
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Great Big Story, From Junk to Jewelry
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While living near a women’s shelter in Detroit, Michigan, Amy Peterson felt moved to do something to help her neighbors. Her inspiration turned into Rebel Nell, a social enterprise dedicated to employing, educating and empowering women transitioning out of homeless shelter living. The organization hires women to...
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Great Big Story, Love at First Bite
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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 much as they love each other, and have built a business around their shared interest in out-of-this-world (and often terrifying) creatures. Together, they opened...
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Great Big Story, That's Amazing: Earthships
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The New Mexico desert is a landscape of harsh extremes: brutally hot in the summer, frigid in the winter. It was the perfect testing ground for architect Mike Reynolds' earthships" — houses of unconventional design material and utility that are completely self-sustained. They're built with used tires and empty g...

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Great Big Story, The Man, the Myth, the Cube
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Since the 1980s, the Rubik’s Cube has captivated the minds of puzzle solvers around the globe. But how did one of the world’s most addictive and prolific puzzles come to be? It all began in the beautiful city of Budapest, in the beautiful mind of Ernő Rubik, a design and architecture lecturer looking for a ta...

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Great Big Story, The Clown Collection
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Clowns: love them or hate ‘em, their funny faces are serious business. So serious, in fact, that in England there is an official registry to document and track a clown’s unique makeup. Just as no two people have the same look, no two clowns wear the exact same makeup. No joke, there is even a person responsibl...

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Great Big Story, Preserving the Soul of Bauhaus Design
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Only a few companies in the world faithfully replicate original Bauhaus pieces—the design school whose birth heralded the era of modern furniture. One such factory is Tecta, a family business proudly run by Axel Bruchhäuser and his nephew, Christian Drescher. Located in a tiny town in Lauenförde, Germany, Tect...
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