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Block Party

Inside the secret R&D lab where Lego is constructing the world’s next generation of engineers.

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Kon-Tiki Sails Again

A new film recreates the epic voyage—and revives the controversy over its legendary leader, Thor Heyerdahl.

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Land of the Rising Son

A visit to what some claim is Jesus’ final resting place … in Japan.

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The Father of Invention

Meet Dr. NakaMats, the most famous inventor you’ve never heard of—whose greatest invention may be himself.

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The Rings Cycle

Lal White was forgotten by many, even residents of his small English factory town, but the whimsical Cycle Song hopes to change that.

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Expensive China

A $31 million scroll, an $86 million vase, and other items from the Chinese antiques boom.
Apr 2012
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Shola vs. Blatstein: The Saga of the City’s Most Mysterious Chef

Culinary mystery man Shola Olunloyo became an underground sensation in Philadelphia with his mythic private dinners, wowing everyone from Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie to Penn president Amy Gutmann. So why did his year-long effort to open a restaurant in Northern Liberties end with developer Bart Blatstein changing the locks? A saga of foodies, finances and egos in the era of the celebrity chef.

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Baseball after the Boss

George Steinbrenner transformed the economics of America’s pastime. Now with his health declining, who will take over the New York Yankees and what will it mean for the sport?

Aug 2007