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Making ‘Weird' Work: At age 54, Al Yankovic has the No. 1 album on the Billboard charts — the first comedy album to sit there in more than half a century.
His album is No. 1 and you can learn some lessons for success at work based on how it got there.
July 25, 2014 at 2:50 am
This Day in History: musician Billy Taylor was born on this day in 1921. Check out this special jazz collection for more on Taylor and other inspiring jazz legends. (From PBS Black Culture Connection)
Treat yourself to the smooth tunes of jazz with this special collection from PBS.
July 24, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Teen use of human growth hormones doubles, survey finds (from PBS NewsHour)
The number of teens obtaining and abusing human growth hormones has doubled in one year, according to a survey published Wednesday by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. Continue reading →
July 24, 2014 at 9:00 pm
Chikungunya has landed in the U.S. According to NOVA Next, it’s stuck on the Gulf Coast for now, but it’s one mutation away from spreading elsewhere.
Mosquito-borne illness chikungunya has been lurking just outside the U.S. for months. Now it's here.
July 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm
We were glad to welcome Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt to the PBS Social Media Room during the TV Critics Press Tour this week.
Downton Abbey returns to MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) in January!. #TCA14
July 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Downton Abbey's Allen Leech stopped by for a bite at the PBS Social Media Room at the TV Critics Press Tour this week. (Downton Abbey returns to MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) in January!)
July 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm
PBS wrapped up its portion of the TV Critics Press Tour in Los Angeles, when all of the broadcast networks and major cable channels preview their biggest upcoming programs. Here are highlights from the second day of PBS's portion of the tour. http://to.pbs.org/1nvflVH (Which program are you most interested in?)
PBS continued its portion of the Summer 2014 edition of the TV Critics Press Tour in Pasadena, when all of the broadcast networks and major cable channels preview their biggest upcoming programs. Here are highlights from the second day of PBS's portion of the tour.
July 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm
In the 75 years since Batman's debut, how has the great detective survived when so many other pop culture phenomenons have faded into the shadows? (from PBS NewsHour)
When the “Bat-Man” first appeared, he did so from the shadows, clad in a vampiric cowl with slits for eyes, long, sharp ears and a cape with bat-like wings. That was in 1939, in the pages of Detective Comics No. 27. Six months later, when Batman’s creators realized they had a hit on their hands, the…
July 24, 2014 at 11:05 am
Raspberries are a mid-summer fruit that can make a beautiful pie. PBS Food recipe:
Make this fresh raspberry pie recipe including a flaky pie crush recipe perfect for a summer cookout or gathering. Get this pie recipe from PBS Food.
July 24, 2014 at 3:00 am
Charter and traditional schools bridge divide under one roof (from PBS NewsHour)
Charter schools have often been seen as a threat to traditional schools, diverting resources and students to these publicly funded but privately run institutions. In Houston, Texas, the superintendent of one school district has invited competing charter schools to set up shop alongside a regular mid…
July 24, 2014 at 1:30 am
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