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The "Lucy" skeleton has reshaped our understanding of human evolution, but no one has ever been able to explain how she died -- until now (From PBS NewsHour)
August 29, 2016 at 8:48 pm
We note the passing of Gene Wilder, featured in this archival interview from our Blank on Blank series, in which we talks about: truth.
What's your favorite Gene Wilder moment?
(From PBS Digital Studios)
The man with a perennial twinkle in his eye. In this 2007 interview from Blank on Blank, Gene Wilder talks about why he became an actor and how acting helped him embrace life's truths.
August 29, 2016 at 8:02 pm
A federal prosecutor once called Jesse Curtis Morton a threat to national security. Now, the former extremist says he is "trying to repair some of the damage" he's done. For more, watch the TV exclusive on tonight's PBS NewsHour.
August 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm
From NPR: The beloved painter was actually an exacting artist and businessman with — brace yourself — naturally straight hair.
August 29, 2016 at 7:22 pm
Ever look at this year's political landscape and wonder where you fit in? Take the Pew Research Center's Political Party Quiz and find out! (From PBS NewsHour)
The 2016 U.S. presidential election is shaping up to be one of the most divisive contests in recent memory. To better understand where you fit in, take our
August 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Republicans and Democrats sparred Sunday over the Clinton Foundation and whether Hillary Clinton crossed ethical lines during her tenure as secretary of state (From PBS NewsHour)
August 29, 2016 at 4:47 pm
Silicon Valley-based musician Aki Kumar mashes Chicago-style blues with retro Bollywood hits. Curious? Have a listen… (From KQED Pop)
The San Jose musician is remaking hit songs from Indian blockbuster films of his childhood in the Chicago-style blues tradition.
August 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Meet Holden Cession, a black trans community activist in Greensboro, NC. "We’re trying to find ways to really connect the dots around all of these issues. We’re saying education is connected to food access, which is connected to the school to prison pipeline.” Learn more about Holden via America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: http://to.pbs.org/2bGlykh
August 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm
One more advantage to being a book worm? (From Next Avenue)
30 minutes of book reading a day offers a ‘survival advantage,’ a study finds
August 29, 2016 at 2:01 pm
She’s not even a teenager yet, but her invention could help countless patients and their families: (From Next Avenue)
A budding software developer wanted to connect with her grandma in Hong Kong
August 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm
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