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Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, reveals that the obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. In fact, the rise and fall of the royals’ magnificent beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy itself.
December 21, 2014 at 11:12 pm
Today's the first day of winter in the northern hemisphere. Time to catch up on the science of snowflakes from It's Okay To Be Smart and PBS Digital Studios
You are a beautiful and curious snowflake. SUBSCRIBE, it's FREE! http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More below ↓ Snowflakes are infinitely beautiful, but are they inf...
December 21, 2014 at 10:09 pm
New York City mourns NYPD officers slain in Brooklyn ambush (from PBS NewsHour)
Flags flew at half staff around the city of New York on Sunday, as residents mourned the killings of two New York Police Department officers in what was characterized by Police Commissioner Bill Bratton as an assassination. Continue reading →
December 21, 2014 at 9:29 pm
"In a world in which more and more things are artificial and ephemeral, a sacred journey gives the pilgrim the chance to experience something both physical and real.”
Bruce Feiler, host of SACRED JOURNEYS WITH BRUCE FEILER (Tuesdays in Dec, 8/7C) explores the new allure of sacred pilgrimages in this The New York Times article.
For as long as humans have walked, they have walked to get closer to their gods.
December 21, 2014 at 5:42 pm
PBS NewsHour looks back at the week's biggest news.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the choice to censor a H...
December 21, 2014 at 4:10 pm
Looking for a classic holiday cookie that’s easy for kids to help make? These peanut butter kiss cookies are a snap.
Classic peanut butter kiss cookies recipe. A peanut dough rolled in sugar with a chocolate kiss center. Great Christmas and Holiday cookie to make and share.
December 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Although the overall unemployment rate has been dropping steadily lately, it’s a much different story for Americans 55 and older.
MIT Professor Ofer Sharone, author of Flawed System/Flawed Self, has found two key reasons people aren't getting hired and has four tips to help them land jobs.
December 21, 2014 at 1:25 am
Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of the most sacred churches of the Christian faith, located at the site where many Christians believe Jesus was crucified.
SACRED JOURNEYS WITH BRUCE FEILER returns this Tuesday Dec 23 at 8/7C with a brand new journey to the ancient city of Jerusalem. #sacredjourneys http://pbs.org/sacredjourneys
December 20, 2014 at 10:38 pm
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