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Bill Nye The Science Guy is no stranger to the spotlight. But what about the man behind the lab coat and bow tie? In NOVA's Secret Life of Scientists's new video, Bill Nye reveals how he became "the Science Guy" and inspired thousands to embrace science.
Bill Nye uses the unlikely pairing of Steve Martin and Carl Sagan as role models to become "the Science Guy." Bill Nye is a Cornell-trained engineer who work...
March 13, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Our documentary series POV just announced films coming to its upcoming season. Take a look and let us know -- which will be sure to watch?
POV's 2014 documentaries show how art can both heal and surprise, uncover hidden histories and jog a nation's conscience. Mondays on PBS starting June 23, 2014.
March 13, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Want to add a word to the official Scrabble dictionary? Now’s your chance (from PBS NewsHour)
Tired of staring blankly at six consonants and a “U” during family game night while your little brother just adds an “S” to everything and your great-aunt Ruth spells out “IS” and “AM” three times each? It’s time to give … Continue reading →
March 13, 2014 at 6:00 pm
NEW The Art Assignment episode! In this week's episode Toyin Odutola encourages us to use the GIF to portray something intimate and indispensable.
Help us by watching this video, then completing your own version of The Art Assignment -- you may be featured in a future episode.
EPISODE 03 INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Think of something intimate that is indispensable to you. (It doesn't have to be a body part. It can be an object, place, memory,...
March 13, 2014 at 4:30 pm
New PBS Idea Channel episode -- how and why do internet memes age as quickly as they do for some people?
Old meme is old. But why is this such a bad thing? Once the height of internetiness, the sight of a LOLCat now is unforgivable. Memes become passé crazy fast...
March 13, 2014 at 3:15 pm
"Mixed-weight" couples (where one person is overweight and the other isn't) report arguing more over weight-related issues than over money. Here's how you can diplomatically encourage your significant other to become more active. From. (Next Avenue)
Experts share tips on how to motivate your partner into a more healthy, active lifestyle.
March 13, 2014 at 12:30 pm
From PBS NewsHour:
Twenty-five years have passed since a paper first introduced the concept of the World Wide Web. How do Americans think about the Internet and its impact on t...
March 13, 2014 at 2:17 am
This week's Everything But the News throws our reporter into the wearable and fitness technology crazes (featuring Fitbit, BitGym and others).
(from PBS Digital Studios)
Steve gets a workout when PBS sends him to cover the intersection of fitness and technology, one step at a time. Subscribe to PBS Digital Studios for new epi...
March 12, 2014 at 10:30 pm
Check out what’s hot this month at PBS. NOVA’s wild predators, Dr. Livingstone’s secret diary and much more.
Hungry for British dramas? Mr. Selfridge on MASTERPIECE and Call the Midwife are both back on March 30th! And congratulations to last month's Superfan Sweepstakes winners: Diana H., Rebecca N., and Becky I! All the best,PBS & Your PBS Station
March 12, 2014 at 10:28 pm
Snacking on a bowl of chips can be a good thing—especially when they're crispy kale chips seasoned with chili powder and cayenne pepper. Get the recipe from PBS Parents Kitchen Explorers.
Serve these crispy chili kale chips as a healthy snack.
March 12, 2014 at 10:00 pm
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