119.Taiwan’s Age-Old Tradition of Massaging With Knives
120.The Art of Canning the Sea
121.The Castle That Melts
122.The Crazy (Beautiful) Car Race That Thrilled the World
123.The Disappearing Art of Fore-Edge Paintings
124.The Last Master Scissor Craftsman in Japan
125.The Last Traditional Tattoo Artist in the Philippines
126.The Reindeer Herders of Mongolia
127.This Dish Could Kill You, But Boy Is it Tasty
128.Welcome to Castefidardo, the Town of Accordions
129.Your Kombucha Isn’t Actually Kombucha
130.How Curious George Escaped Nazi Germany
131.The Fire That Inspired 'Smoke on The Water'
132.The Man Who Was Godzilla
133.The Story Behind the Worst Video Game of All Time
134.Why Is the ‘Mona Lisa’ So Famous?
135.The Last Mermaids of Jeju
136.The Globemakers: Craft with a Modern Spin
137.The Rebellious Origin of the Video Game Easter Egg
138.Brewing Korea’s Favorite Drink From a 300-Year-Old Recipe
139.The Kings of Cork
140.Comic Sans: The Man Behind the World’s Most Contentious Font
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For over a thousand years, Chiara Vigo’s family has been keeping up an ancient tradition, spinning silk from the sea. Creating the sea silk, or byssus, involves an intricate process shrouded in secrecy. Living in the Sardinian coast, Chiara follows in her family’s footsteps as a master weaver—perhaps the last remaining on Earth.
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