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How North Carolina's bathroom law sparked a business backlash (From PBS NewsHour)
North Carolina’s High Point Market is the largest furniture industry trade show in the world. But weeks before designers and retailers arrived, the state legislature passed a law on the use of bathrooms and discrimination targeted at LGBT people, sparking outrage and protests. Special correspondent…
April 30, 2016 at 12:00 am
In 1995 a monstrous 84-foot wave was recorded off Norway's coast, 4 times higher than the next highest wave in the area. How do these monster waves form? Here's Physics Girl with the answer:
Rogue waves - enormous, spontaneous surface waves in the open ocean - were once the tall tales of sailors. They are waves that reach 2-3x taller than the lar...
April 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm
Here's the coolest stuff that happened LAST WEEK IN SCIENCE!
This is the first episode of It's Okay To Be Smart's NEW video, #LastWeekInScience. Every week they'll hand-pick the biggest science news and most amazing discoveries from Earth and beyond! It’s Okay To Be Smart is produced by PBS Digital Studios.
Here's the coolest stuff that happened LAST WEEK IN SCIENCE! This is the first episode of our NEW video series on It's Okay To Be Smart, #LastWeekInScience! Every week we'll hand-pick the biggest science news and most amazing discoveries from Earth and beyond. This week we bring you a mind-blowing Hubble birthday celebration, sad news from the Great Barrier Reef, a new moon at the edge of the solar system, and a record-breaking solar plane. For more great science, subscribe on YouTube for our weekly explainer videos: http://youtube.com/itsokaytobesmart Follow on Twitter for more things to make you say “wow”: http://twitter.com/okaytbesmart http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe It’s Okay To Be Smart is produced by PBS Digital Studios, check out all our great science channels here: http://www.youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios
April 29, 2016 at 6:34 pm
Here’s what you can do to give your child the best chance to learn new skills, overcome challenges, and succeed in school and life.
Let’s start having real discussions about child development by talking about how our kids play, learn, speak, act and move -- and supporting one another in advocating for our children. #AutismAwareness
April 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm
From wildlife policies to mining and lumbering, learn about the changes national parks faced during the Great Depression & World War II. Ken Burns (PBS)'s THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA continues tonight (4/29) at 9/8c on PBS. #NationalParksPBS
April 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Congrats to PBS KIDS!
The 20th Annual Webby Winners were announced on Tuesday, April 26. PBS KIDS won a People’s Voice Webby Award in the Best Youth Website category for pbskids.org.
April 29, 2016 at 2:44 pm
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