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Barrington Irving: Barrington Was A Rolling Stone

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


In 2007, Barrington Irving became the first African American and the youngest person at that time to pilot a plane around the world solo. When he eventually landed back at the Miami airport where he started, Barrington began to use his achievement as a way to reach young people. His educational foundation, Experience Aviation, works to "lift today's youth to a higher plane." Continue


Barrington Irving: It's Priceless

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


In 2007, Barrington Irving became the first African American and the youngest person at that time to pilot a plane around the world solo. When he eventually landed back at the Miami airport where he started, Barrington began to use his achievement as a way to reach young people. His educational foundation, Experience Aviation, works to "lift today's youth to a higher plane." Continue


Barrington Irving: 30S on Flying Around the World Solo

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


In 2007, Barrington Irving became the first African American and the youngest person at that time to pilot a plane around the world solo. When he eventually landed back at the Miami airport where he started, Barrington began to use his achievement as a way to reach young people. His educational foundation, Experience Aviation, works to "lift today's youth to a higher plane." Continue


The Marshall Project

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The Open Mind
PBS


Former New York Times journalist Bill Keller discusses his new venture as Editor-in-Chief of the Marshall Project, a nonprofit digital hub for information on the legal and corrections system, and its mission to make criminal justice part of the national conversation by the 2016 presidential race. Continue


Egyptian Pyramids

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Time Scanners
PBS


The team travels to Egypt to scan the pyramids—the tombs of the mighty pharaohs—to find out how the necropolis evolved from simple mud-brick structures to the most impressive buildings in the ancient world. They use their cutting-edge laser technology to scan Djoser’s Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Meidum’s collapsed pyramid, the mysterious Bent Pyramid at Dashur and the famous Great Pyramid at Giza. Continue


2015 Audi A3 & 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S

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MotorWeek
PBS


In this episode, we’ll see if the new Audi A3 can boost the American desire for small premium German cars. We get track-ready performance from the Porsche 911 Turbo S. Pat Goss has a flood of need to know down at Goss’ Garage, and we find out how to drive more and save more with the latest fuel saving hi-tech. Continue


Medal of Honor awarded for marine’s selfless action

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In November 2010, Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter’s battalion was tasked with taking over a compound in Afghanistan, when a grenade landed on the roof where he was standing. He dove on it to save the life of a fellow marine, absorbing much of the blast that seriously wounded him. He was awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday. Carpenter recalls his story and what followed to Jeffrey Brown. Continue


Preview

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Time Scanners
PBS


With cutting-edge technology that can “read” buildings, ruins and landscapes from ancient worlds, this series reveals physical and forensic history, allowing viewers to reach Continue


How to Safely Throw Out Old Tech -- And Make Some Money

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Next Avenue
PBS


Ways to protect your private info before unloading your electronics. Continue


Petra Preview

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Time Scanners
PBS


The team goes to Jordan's ancient desert city of Petra to uncover its construction secrets and shed new light on this architectural wonderland, lost to the West for more than 1,000 years. Continue


2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI & 2014 BMW 4 Series Coupe 435i

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MotorWeek
PBS


In this episode, we celebrate four decades of hot hatchback heaven with an all-new Volkswagen Golf. Then we start a new history with BMW and a test of the first 4 Series Coupe. Zach Maskell continues the party as we celebrate 50 years of the Ford Mustang, while Pat Goss looks deep into modern car care. Continue


Barrington Irving: Got 30 Dollars in My Pocket

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


In 2007, Barrington Irving became the first African American and the youngest person at that time to pilot a plane around the world solo. When he eventually landed back at the Miami airport where he started, Barrington began to use his achievement as a way to reach young people. His educational foundation, Experience Aviation, works to "lift today's youth to a higher plane." Continue


St. Paul's Cathedral

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Time Scanners
PBS


Structural engineer Steve Burrows takes his team of laser-scanning experts to St Paul’s Cathedral in the heart of London. They venture inside the majestic dome to explore its groundbreaking three-part structure; how it overcame unstable foundations and immense structural forces to support his dome; and investigate how the cathedral survived during the London Blitz. Continue


2014 Toyota 4Runner & 2014 SRT Viper

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MotorWeek
PBS


In this episode, we find out if the latest Toyota 4Runner stays true to the SUV school. Then we try to perfect our lap times in the SRT Viper Time Attack. Later we ask the experts for first time RV buyer advice, while Pat Goss turns to the “force” for best balance out on the road. Continue


2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 & 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi

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MotorWeek
PBS


In this episode, we see how Lamborghini is blowing by the rest of the car world with their new Huracan. We’ll try or hand at a new career in the Nissan NV200 “New York City” taxi cab. Then we’ll run down the cars, trucks, and utilities that grabbed our attention and the 2014 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Awards. Continue


Time Scanners

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Time Scanners
PBS


With cutting-edge technology that can “read” buildings, ruins and landscapes from ancient worlds, this series reveals physical and forensic history, allowing viewers to reach out and touch the past. Continue


Sculpting a Young Artist

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NOVA
PBS


A city-wide competition shaped the career of the architect behind Florence’s famous dome. Continue


Best-selling author James Patterson on the crisis in books

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Despite having dozens of best-selling titles to his name in crime, mystery and even children's books, James Patterson is very worried about the present and future of books in America, as the publishing world grapples with the advent of ebooks and their major distributor, Amazon. Continue


Vivre

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AfroPop
PBS


A teacher asks her pupils what they want to do when they grow up. While his classmates answer lightly and with great fun, Tom a quiet 10-year-old boy slips away. When his turn comes to speak, Tom embarks himself upon a striking monologue. With passion, humor and bewildering maturity he describes three possible life choices that will inevitably lead him to dramatic ends. Continue


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