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A newly discovered plant disguises its female flowers with fake male parts: http://to.pbs.org/18wAUQJ (from NOVA Next)
Ever heard of a cross-dressing plant? Botanist Chris Martine has discovered one in the middle of the harsh Australian outback.
December 18, 2013 at 9:53 pm
P.O.V.'s film blogger ranks this year's top 10 documentaries. Take a look at his list. Agree? Disagree?
Find out what films made it to the top of Doc Soup Man's list this year! These films pushed the boundaries of the form and helped take documentary storytelling to a whole new level.
December 18, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Joey Shanks award-winning film, SCI-FLY is the inspiration behind the web series, Shanks FX from PBS Digital Studios. As you watch his mesmerizing effects, click each one to see how he makes these effects come to life with very little money, and a lot of imagination and skill.
Everything you see in this film has been documented in the 24 previous episodes of SHANKS FX. SCI-FLY is the inspiration behind this web series. This video i...
December 18, 2013 at 3:03 pm
Tinnitus discovery may lead to new treatment (via PBS NewsHour)
Fifty million Americans experience chronic ringing in the ears, a condition known as tinnitus. But new research from the University of Michigan Medical School may soon provide solace to those suffering.
December 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm
As part of our online-only game #CatchingCarmen, on Halloween, Carmen Sandiego broke into PBS HQ and "stole" Bob Ross’ paintbrushes. Since then, we have been chasing her across various PBS social media venues. For example, Khoa Phan, a Vine filmmaker, did a special post for our Vine clue last week. Check it out below, and see our RebelMouse site to learn about the whole campaign: https://www.rebelmouse.com/catchingcarmen/
#CarmenSandiego got creative w/ Khoa and it looks like she's plotting her escape! Do you know where she is?! #CatchingCarmen
December 18, 2013 at 2:00 am
What kind of insects have reproductive queens that can live up to 20 years and produce millions of eggs? Find out the answer from #Diorama, a new PBS Digital Studios series from the wondrous halls of The American Museum of Natural History. http://youtu.be/lH4RbMbU74E
You might think that's just a pile of dirt sticking up on the Serengeti plain in Africa. It is dirt. Dirt and termite fecal matter. Delve inside the scene of...
December 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
Bacteria could make our world cleaner and healthier. (from NOVA Next)
The microbial world could serve as key allies in everything from advanced medical treatments to farming and environmental remediation.
December 17, 2013 at 11:10 pm
The new "coywolf" hybrid of coyote and wolf shows adaption and evolution can occur quite quickly, especially when humans interfere. Find out more from Nature | PBS:
The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is taking over territories once roamed by wolves and slipping unnoticed into our cities. Its appearance is very recent — within the last 90 years — in evolutionary terms, a blip in time. Beginning in...
December 17, 2013 at 6:00 pm
New Blank on Blank interview: John Updike on family affairs in a newly animated, previously unheard interview. (via PBS Digital Studios)
"There is the fear that you somehow neglected to say what was really yours to say" - John Updike Interview by John Freeman Spring 2002 Microcassette recorder...
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