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Pouch-wearing marsupials have adapted bizarre methods of reproduction to survive in one of the most unpredictable, drought-prone environments on Earth. Travel to the Australian Outback in SEX IN THE WILD “Kangaroos” TONIGHT @ 10/9c
July 30, 2014 at 8:00 pm
If there's an Ebola vaccine that works on monkeys, then what about humans? (from PBS NewsHour)
Tuesday's death of Sheik Umar Khan, the doctor at the front lines of Sierra Leone’s battle against the worst Ebola outbreak in history, marks the latest person killed by the contagious, incurable disease that has devastated communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since February. At last offi…
July 30, 2014 at 7:17 pm
July 30, 2014 at 7:11 pm
Grammar nerds -- are you literally sick of everyone misusing the word literally? This week's episode of PBS Bongo Bongo explores the word literally's journey from figurative word play to the hotly disputed modern term it has become.
Are you literally sick of everyone misusing the word literally? Do you cringe when your friends are, like, literally, so over it? Perk up, grammar heads, thi...
July 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Learn about our new online series "Intergalactic Nemesis" from KLRU-TV, Austin PBS and PBS Digital Studios, courtesy of The Daily Dot.
Austin's live radio-play and graphic novel mashup finds a new home online.
July 30, 2014 at 2:10 pm
Congratulations to filmmaker Stanley Nelson and American Experience!
Congratulations to Freedom Summer filmmaker Stanley Nelson on receiving a National Humanities Medal today at The White House! Stanley Nelson was honored "for documenting the story of African Americans through film. By turning a camera on both the well-known and unknown narratives of African Americans, Mr. Nelson has exposed injustice and triumph while revealing new depths of our Nation’s history." Watch clips from Freedom Summer here: http://to.pbs.org/WKpu7I
July 30, 2014 at 1:13 pm
TONIGHT starting at 8/7c on Think Wednesday: join the search for clues to the fate of an orphaned rhinoceros brought up in a wildlife vet's home on MY WILD AFFAIR. Come face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia on NOVA's "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters" and join Joy and Mark in Australia to uncover the reproductive secrets of the pouch-wearing marsupials on SEX IN THE WILD. .
Join the search for clues to the fate of an orphaned rhinoceros brought up in a wildlife vet's home on MY WILD AFFAIR. Come face-to-face with the previously ...
July 30, 2014 at 12:00 pm
A tiny region of the brain exerts a big influence on how we experience negative thoughts. (from NOVA Next)
Scientists have discovered a tiny region of the brain that gets activated when we experience negative or portentious thoughts.
July 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Happy Birthday Ken Burns! Ken’s films have earned twelve Emmy Awards and two Oscar nominations, and in 2008, at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards, Ken was honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
His much awaited seven-part series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, premieres on PBS Sept. 14. Click on the link below to create personalized Roosevelts email postcards to remind your friends and family about Ken's newest film.
Photo: Ken Burns at this year’s TV Critics Press Tour in Los Angeles.
Create personalized postcards using images from THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY and email them to friends or family. Change the photoChange the colorAdd message & addressTheodore Roosevelt, 1903Library of Congress Prints and PhotographsThe Roosevel…
July 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm
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