108 results for your search

Great Big Story, Decoding Alzheimer's
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 9 secs
The human brain remains a complex mystery. But, if we dare to dream big and have the proper tools and data to fuel those ambitions, we may one day discover cures for diseases as devastating as Alzheimer’s. At the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), more than 1,000 neuroscientists are using the l...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 9 secs
×
Great Big Story, Surfing to Save the Ocean
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 3 mins
Tracking oceanic data is really hard. So why not turn surfboards into data-soaking sponges? That's the idea behind Smartfin. Its a surfboard fin that tracks temperature, location and other wave characteristics, and makes it easy for surfers to help scientists know more about the deep blue. This video is from the...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 3 mins
×
Great Big Story, The Banksy of Beirut
See details
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
×
Great Big Story, The Soviet Past of Tetris
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 1 min
Did you know that Tetris has a Soviet past? The iconic '80s video game is the brainchild of Russian computer programmer, Alexey Pajitnov. Pajitnov always had a knack for math, computers and puzzles. And that led him to create the best video game of all time. Cue the theme song in your head. This video is from the...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 1 min
×
Great Big Story, Welcome to Eagle Town
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 8 secs
A bald eagle is an exciting, rare sighting for most Americans. But on this Alaskan island, our national symbol is as common as a beachside seagull. You can find them everywhere—lurking above the post office, inspecting the trash, waiting patiently for the local fishing boats to return with the day’s catch, eve...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 8 secs
×
Great Big Story, Welcome to Subtropolis
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 2 mins
One-hundred-fifty feet below Kansas City, in a 270-million-year-old limestone deposit, more than 1600 people work in the world’s largest business labyrinth. They basically work in the Batcave, and it's probably more interesting than your office. This video is from the Frontiers collection of Great Big Stories.
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 2 mins
×
Great Big Story, A Car Fit for a Joker
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 1 min

Stunts, pyrotechnics, and superstars in sunglasses: that’s what comes to mind when you think of the world behind the scenes of a big-budget action movie, right? Well here’s one more for you: automotive modification. Matt McEntegart wasn’t a great artist and didn’t know much about computers, but he knew he...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 1 min
×
Great Big Story, A New Life for Mangled Millions
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 3 mins

Turns out, your old cash has a very green afterlife. When money gets too old and worn out for circulation, it gets sent back to the Federal Reserve to be shred and turned into … compost? Yep. Million-dollar compost. Money may not grow on trees, but trees can grow from money.

This video is from the Frontiers collec...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 3 mins
×
Great Big Story, A Page from the Past
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 2 mins

The Saguache Crescent" newspaper in Saguache, Colo., has been printing its news the same way since the 1800s. Lay the letters. Ink. Press. Publisher Dean Coombs' family has had the business for three generations, and has helped print out the weekly broadsheet on a linotype since he was 12 years old. See how the ne...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 2 mins
×
Great Big Story, Claudette Colvin: I Won't Stand Up
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 3 mins
Around the same time Rosa Parks famously protested segregation by refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, a teenager named Claudette Colvin went to jail in Montgomery, Ala., for doing the exact same thing. This is her story. 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), 2016), 3 mins
×

Pages