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Telephone of the Wind

What do you do when you lose someone you love? The 2011 Japanese tsunami took the lives of many people. In recognition of the UN's "World Tsunami Day", Liz Waid and Bruce Gulland tell about a man who created a way for people to talk to those they...

Slow TV to Calm Your Mind

In recognition of "World Mental Health Day", Liz Waid and Adam Navis talk about a kind of television program that is very popular in Norway – Slow TV. This kind of entertainment is becoming more popular all around the world. Can Slow TV be helpful...

The Hidden Life of Vincent Van Gogh

What makes an artist great? Colin Lowther and Liz Waid look at the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh. He was not famous during his lifetime. In fact, he suffered from mental illness. But did this mental illness influence his art?

Who Was Sherlock Holmes?

Sherlock Holmes is a character in books. But today, he is one of the most famous characters in the world. And he has influenced real methods of crime scene investigation. Liz Waid and Bruce Gulland look at how Sherlock Holmes has changed the world.

Why Do People Lie?

Do you think you are an honest person? What makes you that way? Colin Lowther and Liz Waid look at the reasons people are honest and why people lie.

Taking the TOEFL

Colin Lowther and Katy Blake look at the history of the TOEFL exam. This test is very common for students who want to study in English-speaking countries. Have you taken the TOEFL?