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Robot sculptures feed the homeless in Phoenix (from PBS NewsHour)
Arizona artist Alexi Devilliers constructs sculptures out of the cans he uses to cook meals for Phoenix's elderly homeless.
August 20, 2014 at 12:38 am
From PBS NewsHour
News of Foley’s murder was released in a video via an official Islamic State Group Twitter feed. In the video, Foley is forced to read a letter condemning the U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq, calling it the “final nail” in his coffin. The Islamic state groups warns that if the U.S. does not withdraw f…
August 19, 2014 at 10:48 pm
This Rye Plum Crisp is best w/ ice cream because it's summertime! from PBS Food
Combine tart seasonal plums, rye flakes, and ice cream for a melt-in-your-mouth dessert. Make this rye plum crisp recipe at PBS Food.
August 19, 2014 at 10:00 pm
Ever wonder who you have to thank for flash photography that leaves your vision spotty? In the late 1800s, journalist Jacob Riis attempted to capture Manhattan's slum conditions through photography, but the tenements' apartments were too dark. See how he solved this problem in this clip from HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON. The new 6-part series begins Wednesday, 10/15.
www.pbs.org/howwegottonow Wednesdays, October 15, 9/8c and October 22-November 12, 10/9c In the late 1800s, journalist Jacob Riis knew the only way to expose...
August 19, 2014 at 8:00 pm
“I didn’t even think about being the first African-American woman in space. I just wanted to go into space.” Pioneering astronaut Mae Jemison told NOVA's Secret Life of Scientists her story:
Mae Jemison describes her journey from space-loving girl in Chicago to astronaut looking down on Chicago and thinking about her younger self. Mae Jemison is ...
August 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm
The sooner kids stop counting on their fingers, the better they are at math later in life (from PBS NewsHour)
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine found that when kids begin processing mental math, the brain reorganizes itself to use its short-term memory center, the hippocampus. Continue reading →
August 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Do you know the 7 elements of art? Hint: LINE is the first. Check out this KQED Art School episode to learn the rest.
Line is one of the seven basic elements of art along with Shape, Form, Texture, Value, Space and Color. These are the building blocks of all art and are a good
August 19, 2014 at 5:19 pm
The moment you've all been waiting for! Bringing science to life -- #FrankensteinMD: See the first three episodes online now at to.pbs.org/frankensteinmd
(From PBS Digital Studios and Pemberley Digital)
Frankenstein, MD is a web series adaptation of the classic novel Frankenstein. Inspired by brilliant British author Mary Shelley, who is credited with invent...
August 19, 2014 at 4:10 pm
Watch for #FrankensteinMD today at noon ET! (From Pemberley Digital and PBS Digital Studios)
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