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Apple just had the most profitable quarter of any company in history (from PBS NewsHour)
After a rocky day in the markets, Apple computer began their quarterly earnings call and announced historically high numbers. Continue reading →
January 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Is "baby-talk" doing more harm to your child?
Parents may be using “baby-talk” when speaking to infants with the goal of making it easier for babies to understand, but a new Japanese study shows this may have the opposite effect. Continue reading →
January 28, 2015 at 3:43 am
Better than a front row view, the Sundance Film Festival shows how virtual reality can put you inside the movie (from PBS NewsHour)
What if watching a movie was more like being inside the movie? With virtual reality, your brain can be tricked into believing that you’re flying or in a different country -- a powerful creative tool for storytellers. Jeffrey Brown visits the Sundance Film Festival to witness how filmmakers are begin…
January 27, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Ashley Judd is on Facebook to answer your questions right now.
Did you watch A Path Appears last night? Post your questions to her now at https://www.facebook.com/apathappears/posts/635786626525942
January 27, 2015 at 10:12 pm
Half the world’s languages will vanish by the end of the century (from PBS NewsHour)
Say what? Half the world's languages will vanish by the end of the century | Art Beat | PBS NewsHour
There are over 6,000 languages spoken around the world today. But by the end of this century, fewer than half of them will remain. That's the driving concern of the new documentary "Language Matters," from poet Bob Holman and filmmaker David Grubin. Continue reading →
January 27, 2015 at 10:00 pm
New video from It's Okay To Be Smart. 5 of our weirdest involuntary behaviors explained.
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Yawns, hiccups, twitchy eyes (and more) explained! Subscribe to It’s Okay To Be Smart: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Follow on Twit...
January 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Know a budding journalist? PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff will be answering their questions from 2-3 pm ET today. Details: to.pbs.org/1CvlQ1U
Join Judy Woodruff in this first in a series of Facebook chats for journalism students featuring PBS NewsHour journalists.
January 27, 2015 at 5:44 pm
Photos: Children of Auschwitz share their stories of survival (from PBS NewsHour)
Jadwiga Bogucka was 19 during the Warsaw Uprising in August 1944. She and her mother were sent from their house to a camp in Pruszkow and then moved on August 12, 1944, by train to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Photos by Kacper Pempel/Reuters … Continue reading →
January 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm
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