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From our friends at The The Open Mind: Why former U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal asserts the Supreme Court is forging a new era of compromise.
Neal Katyal explains how the Supreme Court is forging a new era of compromise.
May 07, 2015 at 2:00 am
AMERICA’S BALLROOM CHALLENGE once again takes viewers onto the dance floor and behind the scenes as 25 world-class couples compete for the ultimate dance title: “America’s Best.” Catch the finale Friday at 9/8c.
May 07, 2015 at 12:00 am
Are you a big fan of Serial? Find out how podcasts and public radio are demanding to be taken seriously by big advertisers. (from PBS MediaShift)
[View the story Public Radio Gets Social with First-Ever Podcast Upfront on Storify] Meg Dalton (@megdalts) is the associate editor of PBS MediaShift and Id...
May 06, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Here’s what a fantasy world full of "wayward creatures" looks like (from PBS NewsHour)
Artist Amanda Louise Spayd has created a whole world populated by endearing doll-sized creatures. Her fabric creations bring to mind cast-off children’s toys and ill-conceived taxidermy experiments with crooked human teeth.
May 06, 2015 at 10:00 pm
Happy National nurses day! In the new PBS drama MERCY STREET, Hannah James plays Emma Green and Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays Mary Phinney, two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War.
Did you know prior to the Civil War, few women were nurses because it was seen as inappropriate? Even during the war, 80% of nurses were men, most of which were convalescent soldiers. #MercyStreetPBS debuts on PBS starting in January.
May 06, 2015 at 8:36 pm
Alla Novikova started dancing at the age of 13 in her native Russia. Her partner is her son, Daniel Novikov. Alla says Daniel is a natural born dancer – dedicated and easy to teach. At the ripe age of seven, he can already claim a world title in the Preteen International Latin division. Check out their dance on America's Ballroom Challenge here and see the new episode Friday on PBS.
pbs.org/americas-ballroom-challenge/ AMERICA'S BALLROOM CHALLENGE premieres Fridays, April 24-May 8, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET. Watch mother and son duo Alla ...
May 06, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Ask the Headhunter: How databases trick employers and job seekers alike (from PBS NewsHour)
Entrepreneurs are using technology to game the employment system without understanding the goal of hiring.
May 06, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Our Modern Day Midwives bloggers discuss the most recent episode of Call the Midwife: Read Andrea Altomaro’s post, “Midwifing the Midwife” at http://to.pbs.org/1cmYCCr, Deborah McBain’s post, “The Joy of Midwifery Never Dims” at http://to.pbs.org/1P0JNXe, and Katie Moriarty’s post “We’re Shaped by the Hands We Hold and Hearts We Cherish” at http://to.pbs.org/1FPH2Ci. (Thanks to Detroit Public Television)
Often, Andrea and her colleagues meet mothers who may find it difficult to trust medical professionals. Because one of the aspects of the midwifery model of care is forming a relationship with their clients, sometimes a midwife is a great fit for these women.
May 06, 2015 at 5:30 pm
Which book is your favorite? (from PBS Parents)
Find familiar and less familiar books on this list by Shel Silverstein — and celebrate language, poetry, and an astute creator of books for children of all ages.
May 06, 2015 at 5:00 pm
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