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If a nation sinks, is it still a nation? (from PBS NewsHour)
In June, the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati purchased nearly 6,000 acres of land on a Fijian island to potentially serve as refuge for citizens forced to relocate as rising sea levels make the country unlivable. Continue reading →
July 29, 2014 at 6:00 am
From Richard Heffner’s Open Mind: Eric Deggans of NPR discusses prejudices perpetuated by media companies that super-serve particular audiences
Eric Deggans explores the intersection of race and today\
July 29, 2014 at 2:00 am
Reviving the art (and fun) of home beer-making, one gallon at a time. Dark Rye Magazine takes you inside the Brooklyn Brew Shop:
Brooklyn Brew Shop are reviving the oldest beverage, one gallon at a time. It’s kitchen-based, friendly stovetop beer making in New York
July 28, 2014 at 10:00 pm
New from NOVA's Secret Life of Scientists: Cosmologist Janna Levin's gorgeous justification for abstract science.
We give Janna Levin 30 seconds to explain her science and she aims for transcendence. Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College ...
July 28, 2014 at 8:41 pm
Fallen City, a new POV documentary about three families rebuilding their lives after the Sichuan earthquake. Premieres TONIGHT at 10/9c on PBS.
Watch the trailer here:
Find out more at: http://www.pbs.org/pov/fallencity "Fallen City" will air July 28, 2014 on PBS. Check local listings. A documentary film by Zhao Qi In today...
July 28, 2014 at 2:07 pm
July 28, 2014 at 1:59 pm
We openly admit – this recipe is hard to make. It is a full day investment, but well worth it if you are up to the challenge. Kouign-amann (pronounced QUEEN-ah-mahn) is made of croissant dough with a crunch caramelization with a tender, buttery center. (via PBS Food and ChefSteps)
Kouign-amann are salty, buttery pastries from the coastal region of Brittany in France. See the instructions for this recipe at PBS Food.
July 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm
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
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