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Warning the public with cut-outs of 33 endangered birds

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PBS NewsHour
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Pat Brentano cuts paper silhouettes of birds and trees to remind people to respect the environment. Video by Eric Schultz and Joe Conlon for State of the Arts NJ, a co-production of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Ben Franklin's Balloons Preview

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NOVA
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Experts recreate the French’s daring first manned flights, which Franklin had chronicled. Airing October 22, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Lawmakers Act on Outbreaks

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NOVA
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Dr. Richard Pan explains California's strategy for increasing vaccination rates. Continue


Crocodile

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Operation Maneater
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Namibia’s Chobe River is known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles and attack frequencies are growing in size. Each time an attack occurs, the locals kill crocs in retaliation. To find a way to keep both people and crocodiles safe, Evans joins leading croc experts Rom Whitaker and Dr. Patrick Aust to carry out a radical new experiment. Continue


Rockhopper Penguins Make Landfall

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Nature
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Rockhopper penguins brave crashing waves to reach their breeding grounds in the Falkland Islands. Continue


Nature's 33rd Season: Sneak Preview

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Nature
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Catch a sneak peek of the upcoming season of Nature. New episodes include "Big Thinkers of the Forest", "Animal Misfits", "A Sloth Named Velcro" and "The Animal Home Show". Continue


Rise of the Hackers Preview

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NOVA
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A new global geek squad is harnessing cryptography to stay a step ahead of cybercriminals. Airing September 24, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


A History of Vaccination

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NOVA
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Vaccination began as a traditional therapy over a thousand years ago. Continue


U.S. Polio Vaccines: Then and Now

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NOVA
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The polio vaccine's history extends more than fifty years. Continue


The Secret Lives of Hackers

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NOVA Labs
PBS


Hackers may not be who we think they are. In fact, you might be a hacker and not even know it. Learn the true meaning of hacking and some of the many reasons that hackers hack. Continue


First Air War Preview

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NOVA
PBS


How did fighter planes evolve from rickety biplanes to deadly machines during WWI? Airing October 29, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Secrets of Urban Archaeology

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NOVA
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Urban archaeologists dig for stories beneath city streets. Continue


Ascent to ALMA's high site

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Video by Joshua Barajas/PBS NewsHour Continue


Baby Emperor Penguins Emerges from Shell

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Nature
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Emperor dads stand watch as penguin hatchlings peck their way free. Continue


Operation Maneater: Crocodile Preview

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Operation Maneater
PBS


Mark Evans travels to Namibia’s Chobe River, a place that’s known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles here are growing in size and number and so is the frequency of attacks. Each time an attack occurs, the locals kill crocs in retaliation. Continue


Why Planes Vanish Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Can new technology prevent aircraft like Flight MH370 from disappearing without a trace? Airing October 8 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Immunity and Vaccines Explained

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NOVA
PBS


Vaccines work with our immune system to keep us from getting sick. Continue


Polar Bear Preview

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Operation Maneater
PBS


Mark Evans travels to the shores of Canada’s Hudson Bay, where polar bears are causing havoc in isolated communities. He arrives in the town of Churchill hours after an attack has left two people seriously injured and a bear dead. He joins the Polar Bear Alert team as they transport a captured bear by helicopter to a release site outside town. Airs 9/3 at 10pm ET. Check local listings. Continue


A Cyber Privacy Parable

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NOVA Labs
PBS


Follow the trials and tribulations of Tim as a seemingly innocent piece of digital information threatens to ruin his life when it falls into the wrong hands. Continue


Cyber Codes

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NOVA Labs
PBS


Do you trust the security of your email, text messages, and browser history? Learn how trustworthy online communication actually is and how encryption can protect your privacy. Sometimes. Continue


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