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111.The Art of Canning the Sea
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113.The Crazy (Beautiful) Car Race That Thrilled the World
114.The Dance Troupe Setting the Trend
115.The Disappearing Art of Fore-Edge Paintings
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117.The Last Traditional Tattoo Artist in the Philippines
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123.The Fire That Inspired 'Smoke on The Water'
124.The Man Who Was Godzilla
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126.Why Is the ‘Mona Lisa’ So Famous?
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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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