107.Taiwan’s Age-Old Tradition of Massaging With Knives
108.The Art of Canning the Sea
109.The Castle That Melts
110.The Crazy (Beautiful) Car Race That Thrilled the World
111.The Dance Troupe Setting the Trend
112.The Disappearing Art of Fore-Edge Paintings
113.The Last Master Scissor Craftsman in Japan
114.The Last Traditional Tattoo Artist in the Philippines
115.The Reindeer Herders of Mongolia
116.This Dish Could Kill You, But Boy Is it Tasty
117.Welcome to Castefidardo, the Town of Accordions
118.Your Kombucha Isn’t Actually Kombucha
119.How Curious George Escaped Nazi Germany
120.The Fire That Inspired 'Smoke on The Water'
121.The Man Who Was Godzilla
122.The Story Behind the Worst Video Game of All Time
123.Why Is the ‘Mona Lisa’ So Famous?
124.The Last Mermaids of Jeju
125.The Globemakers: Craft with a Modern Spin
126.The Rebellious Origin of the Video Game Easter Egg
127.Brewing Korea’s Favorite Drink From a 300-Year-Old Recipe
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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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