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A new PSA fights texting while driving -- with a text (via PBS NewsHour)
Twenty-one percent of all traffic accidents -- 1.1 million crashes every year -- occur when people use their cell phones while driving, the National Safety Council reported in 2011. Of those, more than 200,000 crashes are caused by texting and driving.
December 05, 2013 at 11:00 pm
Look back on Nelson Mandela's long walk to freedom and profound impact on the world: https://www.facebook.com/TheLongWalkOfNelsonMandela (via FRONTLINE)
December 05, 2013 at 10:20 pm
See the sights and hear the sounds of moose mating and find out who really calls the shots: the male or the female. Watch “Why Moose Fight” from the PBS Digital Studios series #Diorama: http://youtu.be/DZ6zs6e6zxo (In partnership with the American Museum of Natural History)
December 05, 2013 at 5:00 pm
This Day in History: on this day in 1933, prohibition ended with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Subsequently, the 18th Amendment was repealed after it was passed during temperance movements and concern about the effects of alcohol abuse in the early 19th century.
Check out a series of videos from Ken Burns’ Prohibition film to discover the rise, rule, and fall of the prohibition era. http://to.pbs.org/18b3tDd
December 05, 2013 at 2:00 pm
December 05, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Women of Vision: An intimate view of the world through the eyes of 11 female photographers (via PBS NewsHour)
Amy Toensing is a born storyteller. The photojournalist has traveled the world to find her subjects: from a cave dwelling tribe in Papua New Guinea to sunbathers on the Jersey shore. Her photos are revealing and honest, a testament to her skill. "Being intimate with your subjects ... bearing witness...
December 05, 2013 at 11:34 am
How To Raise Confident Readers with Bedtime Stories (from PBS Parents)
As parents, we want to raise confident readers, but between commercials for teaching our babies to read and the large sections of flash cards and workbooks a...
December 05, 2013 at 2:00 am
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