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via PARADE Magazine: "Just when you thought summer television was nothing but reruns, PBS has thrown us a fabulous option to fill the void." (Coming to MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) starting Sunday night)
Just when you thought summer television was nothing but reruns, PBS has thrown us a fabulous option to fill the void. Premiering Sunday, August 24th, Masterpiece: Breathless provides another beautiful, binge-worthy series from the people who seem to have the formula for period drama marked by style…
August 20, 2014 at 9:49 pm
Ken Burns (PBS) visits the Late Show with David Letterman tonight, to talk about his upcoming documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History. Watch it at 11:35/10:35c on CBS.
August 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm
#FindingYourRoots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. returns to PBS on Sept. 23. Visit the brand new website to see the 29 entertainers, athletes, chefs and media personalities who will explore their ancestral pasts on Season 2: Who are you most excited to see?
WATCH A PREVIEWSeason Two Stars Unearth Hidden Family HistoriesPreview the upcoming season of Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering September 23rd, 2014 at 8PM EST.
August 20, 2014 at 6:15 pm
A white hole is, basically, the opposite of a black hole. Are they real, or mere myth? (from NOVA Next)
Sailors have their krakens and their sea serpents. Physicists have white holes: cosmic creatures that straddle the line between tall tale and reality. Yet to be... Read Full Post
August 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm
August 20, 2014 at 5:26 pm
Paula Kerger, President of PBS, was nominated by Charlie Rose Executive Producer Yvette Vega to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge to help spread awareness of ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Paula (with the help of some friends you might know) accepted the challenge and donated to the ALS Association. She nominates filmmaker Ken Burns (PBS), Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour, and all of the Presidents at PBS stations.
If you wish to donate, please visit: http://www.alsa.org/fight-als/ice-bucket-challenge.html
Paula Kerger, CEO/President of PBS was nominated by Charlie Rose Executive Producer Yvette Vega to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge to help spread awa...
August 20, 2014 at 4:35 pm
From PBS Parents: Make a swimming jellyfish out of recycled items around your home. This sensory craft is a mesmerizing and particularly engaging one. Spark scientific conversation by shaking and turning the bottle and asking questions like, “What makes the jellyfish float in the water?”
Make a swimming jellyfish out of recycled items around your home! This sensory craft is a mesmerizing and particularly engaging one. Spark scientific conversation by shaking and turning the bottle and asking questions like, "What makes the jellyfish float in the water?"
August 20, 2014 at 4:00 pm
How McDonald’s aims to tackle its image (from PBS NewsHour)
McDonald’s has been battling a chronic image problem that they hope to erase with the continued introduction of healthier and more relevant menu options. Continue reading →
August 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Good news! A chikungunya vaccine passed phase 1 clinical trials. The bad news? It’s still years away from clinical use. So until then, keep wearing bug spray or long sleeves.(from NOVA Next)
NIH researchers have created a vaccine for mosquito-borne virus chikungunya, though it still has to pass two more clinical trials.
August 20, 2014 at 12:15 pm
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