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Love those "wow!" moments on Antiques Roadshow? Check out Mashable's compilation of its big finds: http://on.mash.to/1teBNXk!
PBS' Antiques Roadshow has earned local owners some serious cash. Here are the 10 most expensive finds on America's Antiques Roadshow.
August 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Amazon acquisition 'Twitch' boasts audience rivaling primetime TV (from PBS NewsHour)
On Monday, Amazon announced that it had finalized a deal to acquire Twitch.tv, a live streaming video service geared towards the broadcast of video game gameplay. Continue reading →
August 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning director, Dyanna Taylor is Lange’s granddaughter.
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning premieres TONIGHT at 9/8c on American Masters.
Peabody- and five-time Emmy award-winning cinematographer Dyanna Taylor — the granddaughter of photographer Dorothea Lange and writer/social scientist Paul S...
August 29, 2014 at 12:55 pm
First jobs teach us a lot. In honor of Labor Day, Next Avenue asked their readers to share what they learned from being an employee for the first time.
What did your first job teach you?
(updated: these are great comments! thank you)
Next Avenue readers share eight lessons they learned at their first jobs.
August 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm
How a book designer plucks a vision from an author’s pages. (From PBS NewsHour)
If you judge a book by its cover, you might want to know what goes into its design. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Peter Mendelsund, author of “What We See When We Read” and “Cover,” about the process of communicating an author’s work to readers, as well as the importance of cover design in the age of e-…
August 29, 2014 at 9:19 am
This Day in History: on this day in 1943, Eleanor Roosevelt arrived in New Zealand as a volunteer for the Red Cross. She made 17 stops during her trip including Australia, New Zealand and many small Pacific islands, boosting the morale of American troops at military bases, hospitals and nursing homes along the way.
Learn about Eleanor’s work with veterans with this new preview video from Ken Burns’s The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.
During World War I Eleanor Roosevelt volunteered with the Red Cross
August 28, 2014 at 11:00 pm
How to Make Your Own Buttermilk Ranch Dressing via PBS Food:
Get this buttermilk ranch dressing recipe from PBS. Good salad dressing doesn't need all the ingredients listed on grocery store bottle.
August 28, 2014 at 10:00 pm
Is there an age when we hit our mental peak? When we are the smartest we will ever be? New from PBS Digital Studios & BrainCraft.
SUBSCRIBE to BrainCraft! Click here: http://ow.ly/rt5IE Talking psychology, neuroscience & why we act the way we do. BrainCraft is written and hosted by Vane...
August 28, 2014 at 8:00 pm
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