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Rural schools, where the vast majority of children in China receive their primary education, are often below the standards of their urban counterparts. About 80% of rural schoolchildren don't get past middle school, and many face difficult life prospects as they become teenage farmers and migrant workers. But at AnWu Elementary, the Explore team saw the results of the school's vigorous improvements, and students share their big hopes for the future with "Professor Charlie." explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
4 Apr 2007
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The site of the terracotta warriors is considered by some to be the eighth wonder of the world. Over 6,000 life-sized terracotta warriors - believed to be exact replicas of a real, individual soldiers - have been unearthed, in a pit the size of two American football fields. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
5 Apr 2007
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During his rule (259 BCE - 210 BCE), Emperor Qin's lavish building projects and harsh reign caused unrest among Chinese peasants. They gathered, seized the steel weapons from the terracotta warriors in his mausoleum, and staged an uprising that overthrew the dynasty. The succeeding Han Dynasty would rule China for the next 400 years. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
5 Apr 2007
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In 247 BCE, Emperor Qin Shi Huang had 700,000 workers construct a tomb lined with thousands of life-sized terracotta warriors and horses, whose purpose was to help protect the emperor in his afterlife. It took them over 38 years to construct the burial place. To protect the secrecy and safety of its location, workers with knowledge of the site were buried alive in the tomb. Distributed by TubeMogul. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others.
5 Apr 2007
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Standing an average of 43 inches tall and around 350 pounds, giant pandas live for about 25 years - and much of that time is spent eating. A giant panda can consume as much as 83 pounds of bamboo per day. Though bamboo is 99% of their diet, pandas may eat other foods such as honey, eggs, fish, yams, shrub leaves, oranges, and bananas. Distributed by TubeMogul. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others.
5 Apr 2007
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Most of the children living in Dickey Orphanage have been orphaned by accidents, illness, or abandoned as a result of economic hardship. Each child at the orphanage is provided with education, medical care, and daily doses of love. Because none of the children know where or when they were born, September 10th is everyone's birthday. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
5 Apr 2007
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An estimated 1,600 giant pandas now survive in the wild, in a few mountain ranges in the central Chinese provinces of Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu. Pandas once roamed lowland areas, but were chased out by farming, forest clearing, and other human development. Once nearing extinction, recent efforts to preserve and multiply the population have revitalized the species. Distributed by TubeMogul. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others.
5 Apr 2007
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The American Red Cross played an essential role both during and after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and other parts of the Gulf Coast. Thanks to an outpouring of national support, it was able to raise more than $2 billion and coordinated the efforts of 230,000 volunteers. Still, recovery has been painfully slow for the most affected parts of the city. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
12 Apr 2007
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To communicate and socialize, orcas raise their tails high and slap them down on the surface of the water, which is called lob-tailing. They also use a beautiful and complex language of clicks and whistles, which mothers teach to their offspring. Resident pods even have their own unique dialects. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
17 Apr 2007
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The west coast of Africa was formerly called the Gold Coast for it rich mineral resources. But in the 1700s, the slave trade made human life the most profitable commodity. Now more than 25 structures - castles, fortresses, and trading posts - dot the coast as a reminder of the terrible crimes of our past, in the hopes that they will never be repeated. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
18 Apr 2007
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Tanzania is home to some of Africa's most striking geographic features, including the famous Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Tanganyika, the worlds second deepest lake. But it is the also the site of the Serengeti - which means "endless plains" in Maasai language - a vast expanse of land that houses the most concentrated collection of wildlife in Africa, from fleet-footed gazelles to slow-ranging buffalo. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
22 Apr 2007
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Spyhopping is when orcas vertically propel themselves halfway out of the water and stay there for a moment, akin to a human treading water. They do this to sneak a peek at their surroundings above the surface - most commonly for food, but also just to see how close they are to shore. explore™ (*******explore****) is a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes. Both educational and inspirational, explore creates a portal into the soul of humanity by championing the selfless acts of others. Distributed by TubeMogul.
22 Apr 2007
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