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Equal Pay Study; Campaign Finance; Modern Technology

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To The Contrary
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Equal Pay Study: Sons earn more than their fathers but daughters don't. Campaign Finance: Will weaker campaign finance regulations benefit women? Behind the Headlines: A look at the pros and cons of modern technology. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Bettina Inclan, Francesca Chambers, Megan Beyer Continue


Civilization (Hour 2) - Preview

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Civilization: The West and the Rest with Niall Ferguson
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Examine the West’s rise to global dominance based on Niall Ferguson’s six principles of prosperity. Continue


How to Give Away Your Digital Fortune

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Next Avenue
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From iTunes and e-books to Bitcoins, be sure to plan ahead. Continue


How LinkedIn Is Thwarting Your Job Search

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Next Avenue
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Its "Say congrats" messages may keep you from landing new work. Continue


TTC Extra Amanda Hess

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To The Contrary
PBS


Freelance writer Amanda Hess sparked a great deal of public discussion with her Pacific Standard cover story on internet trolls and the dangers faced by women online. Hess spoke with To The Contrary about her personal experience with threats of rape and murder. Continue


The Lost Art of Conversation and Connection

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Next Avenue
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Projects designed to get people to talk and bond are all the rage. But what do they say about us? Continue


Lincoln@Gettysburg - Preview

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Lincoln @ Gettysburg
PBS


Learn how Lincoln exerted control through the telegraph and its effect on the Gettysburg Address. Continue


Earthflight: Flying High - Preview

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Nature
PBS


Get a behind-the-scenes look at how EARTHFLIGHT was made. Continue


4 New Online Money Management Tools Worth a Try

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Next Avenue
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They can do everything from provide you with a personal finance score to fix your retirement portfolio for free Continue


How to Conquer Email Distractions at Work

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Next Avenue
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Schedule creative 'focus blocks' and let colleagues know you're booked in advance. Continue


Profile: Adrien Treuille

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NOVA Labs
PBS


Computer scientist Adrien Treuille creates groundbreaking games, including FoldIt, which turns protein-folding—a task that’s difficult for even the most powerful computers—into a puzzle that a ten-year-old can master in minutes. Now, Treuille is hoping to use his clever crowd-sourcing approach to tackle the mysteries of another biological powerhouse, RNA. Continue


"Generation Like" Preview

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FRONTLINE
PBS


FRONTLINE explores how the perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media - and how big brands are increasingly co-opting young consumers' digital presences. Continue


Journalism's transition to the Digital Age

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The Open Mind
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Founding Dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Stephen Shepard discusses his new book Deadlines and Disruptio" which Walter Isaacson calls "a personal and insightful book about one of the most important questions of our time: how will journalism make the transition to the digital age?" Continue


Five New Gadgets to Make You Healthier

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Next Avenue
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These devices track everything from weight loss to how well you brush your teeth. Continue


3 New Tools to Grow Your Retirement Nest Egg

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Next Avenue
PBS


These online services can help you choose and manage investments. Continue


The Ruthless, Fruitless Pursuit of Immortality

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Next Avenue
PBS


Technology is bringing us closer to the dream of living forever. What might we surrender in the quest? Continue


How Job Hunters Should Use Facebook to Find Work

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Next Avenue
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The social network can be a huge help for job seekers who know how to exploit it. Continue


10 Apps to Relax Your Body and Mind

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Next Avenue
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Manage stress, fall and stay asleep — and enjoy tropical fish without having to clean an aquarium. Continue


The Cheapest and Easiest Way to Learn Anything

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Next Avenue
PBS


Inexpensive online classrooms and videos are giving higher ed a run for its money — and boomers are flocking to them. Continue


Has LinkedIn Crossed an Ethical Line?

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Next Avenue
PBS


The social networking site has begun promoting some services for job seekers that are of questionable value. Continue


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