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In landmark ruling, orangutan granted legal ‘person’ status in Argentina (from PBS NewsHour)
A court in Argentina ruled Sunday that an orangutan was entitled to some basic rights as a "non-human individual" and can live in a partially free primate sanctuary, local media reported. Continue reading →
December 23, 2014 at 2:45 am
Teens and elders bridge generation gap and digital divide (from PBS NewsHour)
There are fewer and fewer opportunities for senior citizens and millennials to encounter one another in daily life. The NewsHour’s Mary Jo Brooks reports from Denver on two organizations that pair adolescents to help elders with household tasks and digital literacy, who in turn offer wisdom and expe…
December 23, 2014 at 1:00 am
Make Kitchen Vignettes' kale and sun-dried tomato strata for a festive Christmas breakfast. Get the recipe at PBS Food.
Make this kale and sun-dried tomato strata recipe from Kitchen Vignettes. It's a savory bread pudding for a festive breakfast.
December 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm
McDonald’s charged with abusing workers over wage protests (from PBS NewsHour)
A lawyer from the National Labor Relations Board filed formal complaints against McDonald's and some of its franchises on Friday. To unpack this story further, Steven Greenhouse, a former correspondent for the New York Times, who has covered labor issues, joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading →
December 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm
You're cordially invited to a “Downton Abbey” tea party online! Tell us, and show us, how you take tea through Twitter, Instagram, Vine or Facebook using #BIGsip and we might share your posts!
"Downton Abbey" returns to MASTERPIECE Sunday, January 4 at 9/8c on PBS.
December 22, 2014 at 8:00 pm
In one magic trick, there are more deck arrangements than there are atoms in 80 billion solar systems. To find the best arrangement, two computer scientists have turned to artificial intelligence. (from NOVA Next)
Computer scientists have developed an AI that helps magicians streamline their tricks to make the impossible more possible.
December 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Tune in tonight at 8/7c on PBS for an all-new Antiques Roadshow special, The Boomer Years. In this clip, check out Laura Woolley's appraisal of a 1956 Elvis "Love Me Tender" standee.
December 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm
See how Islam's holiest city has adapted to accomodate the millions of pilgrims who journey there each year.
SACRED JOURNEYS WITH BRUCE FEILER returns this Tuesday Dec 23 at 9/8C with a brand new journey to the holy city of Mecca.#sacredjourneys http://pbs.org/sacredjourneys
December 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm
A toy, piece of furniture or autograph doesn’t have to date back to the Victorian era to be worth a lot of money. Next Avenue previews tonight's "Boomer Years" edition of Antiques Roadshow, with a sneak peek of some high-ticket appraisals:
Ever wonder how much your G.I. Joe action figure or X-Men comic book is worth? Antiques Roadshow will host a special 'Boomer Years' program Dec. 22 to value treasures from the '40s, '50s and '60s.
December 22, 2014 at 2:51 pm
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