Tag: great big story

Sep 9, 2019

This Surgeon Has Restored Sight to 130,000 of Nepal’s Blind

This Surgeon Has Restored Sight to 130,000 of Nepal’s Blind

Dr. Sanduk Ruit is an ophthalmologist on a mission to restore sight to Nepal’s blind

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Jul 10, 2019

Cracking the Uncrackable Code

Cracking the Uncrackable Code

The CIA has a sculpture at their HQ with a secret message that hasn’t been cracked in over 30 years

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May 6, 2019

Why the World’s Best Mathematicians are Hoarding Chalk

Why the World’s Best Mathematicians are Hoarding Chalk

Of course it’s from Japan

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May 1, 2019

Japanese Farmer Grows His Own Rice For His Lone Curry Vending Machine

Japanese Farmer Grows His Own Rice For His Lone Curry Vending Machine

Along a lonely stretch of highway in Awa-shi, Japan, you’ll find a rare vending machine

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Oct 17, 2018

Britain’s Weird and Wonderful Houseboat Village in West Sussex

Britain’s Weird and Wonderful Houseboat Village in West Sussex

Using spare parts from old buses, missiles and planes, each boat has its own unique look and feel

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Aug 27, 2018

This Is Where Your Wine Corks Come From

This Is Where Your Wine Corks Come From

In Portugal, there’s a long and rich history of harvesting cork trees

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May 30, 2018

Getting Low with the World Record Limbo Queen

Getting Low with the World Record Limbo Queen

Shemika Campbell hails from a long line of limbo

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