Meet hip-hop's queen of bling

"Bling Bling." 9/29/18

After immigrating to the United States from Macao, Eva Sam opened Popular Jewelry in the heart of New York's Chinatown. Although business started out slow, one day, the rap gods shined down upon the store. After Wu-Tang Clan's Cappadonna visited, hip-hop stars like Beyoncé, Travis Scott, Macklemore and A$AP Rocky began to follow.

These Scottish Sheep Chow Down on Seaweed

Welcome to picturesque North Ronaldsay. This remote island, located way, way north in Scotland, is home to 50 people and some very special sheep. In order to free up grassland for cattle, humans in the early-19th century confined the flock, found nowhere else on Earth, to the shore. This left the sheep with no choice but to chow down on seaweed.

When Disaster Strikes, They're on the Ready

Disaster doesn't strike on schedule, so Los Topos, aka, "the moles," stay always on the ready. The rescue brigade, which formed after the notorious 1985 Mexico City earthquake, risks it all to free those trapped beneath rubble. 

The Hindu Bagpipers of New Jersey

Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band leader Tushar Patel knows that kilt-wearing Indian bagpipe players aren't something you see every day. Today, these self-taught musicians proudly blend Indian, Scottish and American aesthetics and influences and dedicate themselves to spreading a message of peace and unity.

A Farmer Discovers Her Roots, One Veggie at a Time

Adopted as a baby from Korea and raised in Long Island, New York, Kristyn Leach became fascinated with her birth country's cuisine—eventually traveling back for the first time since her adoption. There, she spent three weeks meeting with and learned from farmers. The trip didn't just reconnect Kristyn to her past; it transformed her future. 

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