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Eight months after Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest to ever make landfall, pummeled the city of Tacloban in the Philippines, reconstruction is still lagging and citizens are living in deplorable conditions. (from PBS NewsHour)
Eight months after Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest to ever make landfall, pummeled the city of Tacloban in the Philippines, reconstruction is still lagging and citizens are living in deplorable conditions. Continue reading →
July 28, 2014 at 6:00 am
Genetic links to schizophrenia may lead to better treatment (from PBS NewsHour)
A study published this week found that at least 100 different genes are associated with the condition. Genetics have long been assumed to play a role, but for the first time researchers found that genes in the immune system are involved. Dr. Steven Hyman of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Researc…
July 28, 2014 at 12:00 am
Ash (Iwan Rheon, “Game of Thrones”) brings his new girlfriend Chloe to meet Stuart (Derek Jacobi) and Freddie (Ian McKellen) over dinner. But with Freddie’s down-on-his luck attitude and Chloe’s nagging habits, tension quickly mounts. VICIOUS “Episode 5” premieres TONIGHT at 10:30/9:30c on PBS.
Find out why a dinner party at Freddie and Stuart's becomes a tense affair. Premieres Sunday, July 27 at 10:30/9:30c on PBS (check your local listings.)
July 27, 2014 at 8:00 pm
It’s time to make a Daniel Tiger watch! Get started with an empty toilet paper roll and cardboard from a cereal box. Visit PBS Parents Crafts for Kids for the instructions.
Kids can make their very own Daniel Tiger watch out of toilet paper roll and some cereal box cardboard!
July 27, 2014 at 6:00 pm
The family is catapulted into the past when dark secrets come to light and Celia faces her sister. How will the wedding go on? Find out as LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX (Season 2) continues TONIGHT at 8/7c on PBS.
See how secrets and revelations from Kate, John and Gillian affect Caroline. Premieres Sunday, July 27 at 8/7c on PBS (check your local listings.)
July 27, 2014 at 4:00 pm
How well do you know ‘A Prairie Home Companion’? Take PBS NewsHour Weekend's quiz
Are you strong, good-looking and/or above-average? Could you make it in Lake Wobegon? Take NewsHour Weekend’s “A Prairie Home Companion” quiz to find out.
Are you strong, good-looking and/or above-average? Could you make it in Lake Wobegon? Take NewsHour Weekend’s “A Prairie Home Companion” quiz in honor of the show’s 40th anniversary. Continue reading →
July 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Watch a scene from tonight's MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) Mystery!: Hercule Poirot: The Big Four.
See a scene from Hercule Poirot: The Big Four, adapted by Sherlock's Mark Gatiss, and premiering Sunday, July 27, 2014, 9pm ET on MASTERPIECE Mystery on PBS.
July 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Turning Whitman’s ‘Leaves of Grass’ into a work of (printed) art (from PBS NewsHour)
In an old industrial building in San Francisco, the lines of American poet Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” are being printed exactly as they were when the first edition was published in 1855. Jeffrey Brown visits Arion Press, one of the country’s last fine book printers that handcrafts works from s…
July 27, 2014 at 10:39 am
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