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Tonight at 7 pm ET join us for a special online performance -- live from the Library of Congress -- honoring Carole King & her music (and including performances by King and some of her friends). Watch online via this link: http://to.pbs.org/10jw0AD
LIVE | Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize | In Performance at the White House | PBS
Enjoy this special concert on May 21 starting at 7 pm E.T. at the Library of Congress honoring Carole King and her contribution to music.
May 21, 2013 at 10:30 pm
Tonight at 8/7c, watch the documentary "The Ghost Army," and learn about the American GIs who tricked the enemy in WWII with carefully crafted illusions. Curious? Here's a preview:
Premieres Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
May 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm
Think you're too old to go back to school or begin a new career? We'd like you to meet Willadene Zedan:
Willadene Zedan, 85, leaves college this weekend with better grades, and a better job prospect, than many of her young classmates.
May 21, 2013 at 10:43 am
Ever wonder what makes hummingbird flight behavior so distinct? Learn more about hummingbird evolution at NOVA Next.
For a long time, paleontologists have struggled to explain the stark differences between the wing shapes of hummingbirds and swifts. The two bird families are descended... Read Full Postelse
May 21, 2013 at 6:00 am
Then you'd like NOVA on Facebook! In addition to updates on upcoming episodes, you'll get access to original new web content, behind-the-scenes photos, and links to science news from around the world. Join us at https://www.facebook.com/NOVAonline
NOVA is the most-watched primetime science series on television reaching an average of five million viewers weekly. The NOVA website has been pioneering new forms of web-original content since it debuted in early 1996. NOVA’s online presence amplifies the impact of its programs, with a website that...
May 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm
For Mel Brooks the spoofing is in the details. The classic Hollywood Horror film is always black-and-white and includes scene transitions like iris outs, wipes and fades to black. Mel Brooks’s Hollywood Horror is no different. He even tracks down the original equipment from the mad doctor’s lab first used in the 1931 Frankenstein film. Learn more about the art of the Brooks homage (or, to spoof with accuracy) from American Masters | PBS http://to.pbs.org/11OtyQa
“Mel Brooks: Make a Noise” premieres tomorrow night at 9/8c on PBS
May 20, 2013 at 2:01 am
In this new video from PBS Digital Studios' INVENTORS series, Randall Olsen takes us from his lab to a battleship to learn about his DANTE Antenna Technology that allows low-cost, high-speed directional ship-to-ship communication.
Randall Olsen is a civilian employee of the US Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) where he heads a team developing new technology for th...
May 19, 2013 at 4:20 pm
What came first: the Mel Brooks movie or the cliché? The classic Hollywood Sci-Fi spaceship always gets gratuitous screentime from every camera angle. Mel Brooks’s Hollywood spaceship appears in a continuous one minute and 40 second scene detailing its ridiculous length. Learn more about the art of the Brooks trope (or, making the cliché absurd) from American Masters | PBS http://to.pbs.org/13daKNu
May 18, 2013 at 10:30 pm
Got Gatsby on the brain? Check out this 1920s cocktail recipe from PBS Food, and learn how Prohibition inspired an era of drunken excess in America. (via Tori Avey of The Shiksa: http://www.pbs.org/food/the-history-kitchen/great-gatsby-prohibition-fitzgerald/
May 18, 2013 at 7:01 pm
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