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Did you know we hear with the bones ancient reptiles ate with? Discover the connection of these bones with evolutionary biologist Karen Sears and host Neil Shubin in this clip from YOUR INNER FISH. "Episode 2" premieres tomorrow, 4/16 @ 10/9c on PBS' THINK WEDNESDAY. http://to.pbs.org/1m7MrJf
Our ears are much more sensitive than most reptiles', due to the tiniest bones in the human body. But where did these bones come from? Evolutionary biologist...
April 16, 2014 at 2:00 am
There are few images as deeply ingrained in the national consciousness as Migrant Mother. Yet for decades, no one knew what had become of this woman and her family. During Antiques Roadshow's visit to Kansas City's The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Art, Antiques Roadshow took a closer look at the woman and family behind the famous photograph. Learn more at http://to.pbs.org/1m5fTC8
As the United States sank into the Great Depression, a photographer named Dorothea Lange turned her attention away from studio and portrait work toward the suffering she was seeing around her. After taking a job as a photographer for the Resettlement Administration, a New Deal agency tasked with hel...
April 16, 2014 at 12:00 am
When Tim Allen was first offered a sitcom, he said "no." Learn what factors led Allen to overcome his reluctance and how "This Old House" shaped the premise for "Home Improvement" in PIONEERS OF TELEVISION "Standup to Sitcom," premiering TONIGHT at 8/7c.
When Tim Allen was first offered a sitcom, he said "no." Learn what factors led Allen to overcome his reluctance and how "This Old House" shaped the premise ...
April 15, 2014 at 10:00 pm
How fast can you recite the Gettysburg Address? Take the memory challenge. (Ken Burns (PBS)' "The Address" airs tonight at 9/8c on PBS.)
How Well Do You Know the Gettysburg Address? Instructions: Click the Start button, then click the phrases in the correct order to reassemble the Gettysburg Address.
April 15, 2014 at 9:30 pm
Pair this healthy homemade sushi with some edamame, fruit or tofu, and you’re all set for lunch. Get the recipe from Farm to Table Family. (via PBS Parents)
Sushi is an easy, light and healthy meal kids and parents can enjoy together. With hot weather around the corner you can pair the sushi with some edamame, fr...
April 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm
NEW FULL-LENGTH VIDEOS FOR YOU TO STREAM ON PBS.ORG. Here are the programs broadcast recently on PBS, which are now available for free online streaming. (Share with your friends and family!) #FreeOnlineStreamingOnPBS (U.S. only)
Antiques Roadshow Kansas City Hour 3
Antiques Roadshow Minneapolis Hour 1
Independent Lens The Trials of Muhammad Ali
Watch this film through May 4.
April 15, 2014 at 6:15 pm
Compare the taxes you might pay in the U.S. to other developed nations (from PBS NewsHour)
Use our interactive to get an idea of how income and social safety-type taxes are factored into your paycheck, and how you’d fare if the U.S. had a wage tax structure similar to other developed nations. Continue reading →
April 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Tonight, from Ken Burns (PBS)-- see "The Address" at 9/8c. The Address uncovers how Lincoln's historic words motivate students a century-and-a-half later. Check out a preview:
THE ADDRESS, a 90-minute feature length documentary by Ken Burns, will air on PBS April 15, 2014. The film tells the story of a tiny school in Putney Vermont...
April 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm
TONIGHT AT 8/7c: A new season of PIONEERS OF TELEVISION is back with a new season of compelling new interviews and clips to offer a fresh take on television's biggest stars. Watch as Jerry Seinfeld reveals the inception of his sitcom “Seinfeld” and how his relationship with fellow comedian Larry David shaped the series. Learn more about his transition from New York comedy clubs to television star in the episode “Standup to Sitcom" tonight on PBS.
Jerry Seinfeld reveals the inception of his sitcom "Seinfeld" and how his relationship with fellow comedian Larry David shaped the series. Learn more about h...
April 15, 2014 at 3:42 pm
This Day in History: On this Day in 1947: Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line and became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. How well do you know Jackie Robinson beyond the baseball field? Take a quiz to test your knowledge of this Baseball Hall of Famer.
Jackie Robinson will forever be remembered as one of Baseball's leading legends. But to stop there would not do him justice. Test your knowledge of lesser-known facts about Jackie Robinson and his major milestones off the field.
April 15, 2014 at 2:05 pm
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