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Actress Lesley Nicol, who plays Downton Abbey’s "Mrs. Patmore," stopped by Martha Stewart's New York City test kitchen to see Martha and her team's "Gingerbread Abbey" created in honor of the upcoming season 5 premiere on MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre). Martha is a huge "Downton Abbey" fan so was thrilled to meet Lesley in person and show her around her kitchen. (Watch this space for more news about #GingerbreadAbbey!)
December 18, 2014 at 3:12 pm
The small towns of San Miguel and Ixtlán, Mexico, have plenty of old plastic soda bottles but not a lot of economic opportunity. A team of engineers with a 3D printer decided to change that. (from NOVA Next)
Engineers in a small Mexican town are reversing the supply chain, turning waste plastic into economic opportunity.
December 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm
This holiday season treat your family to a stack of gingerbread pancakes that feature hints of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. (from PBS Parents)
PBS Gingerbread Pancakes recipe from scratch - This recipe is a great seasonal spiced pancake with hints of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. The flavor is
December 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Are marketers stuck on two myths about these 76 million consumers?
In the new ebook, Getting Older: How We're Coping With the Grey Areas of Aging, Bloomberg's Matthew Boyle says marketers are stuck on two myths about these 76 million consumers.
December 18, 2014 at 11:06 am
How a Christmas tree can become a blazing inferno in less than a minute (from PBS NewsHour)
A dried-out, eight-foot Christmas tree can light, blaze and burn to ash in less than two minutes. By setting Christmas trees ablaze in the safety of a lab, scientists and engineers are learning how to keep you safe from the flames. Continue reading →
December 18, 2014 at 1:31 am
Help kids grasp the enormity of the solar system with a scale model using a common household material—toilet paper. (from PBS Parents)
Help kids grasp the scale of the solar system with a model using a common household material — toilet paper.
December 18, 2014 at 1:00 am
Mint and chocolate combine to create an irresistible cookie that’s sure to be a hit at your cookie exchange (from PBS Parents)
A popular Christmas cookie recipe, these Chocolate Peppermint Crackle cookies are easy to make and delicious to eat.
December 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Author Tom Robbins talks about jitterbugs in a newly animated interview from Blank on Blank and PBS Digital Studios.
"If I knew how it was going to end, I probably wouldn't write it.” - Tom Robbins in 1994, as told to Tod Mesirow Tom Robbins, author of classics like Still L...
December 17, 2014 at 6:00 pm
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