Some people flock to flea markets for the antique furniture or rare art. Others head out in search of sports memorabilia and collectibles. But for the fashionista, flea markets mean one thing – fabulous vintage fashion.
Prof. Stephen Hawking joined PBS executives and producers for lunch in Cambridge, Massachusetts to celebrate the upcoming premiere of GENIUS BY STEPHEN HAWKING Wednesdays, May 18-June 1 at 9/8c. You can see the Facebook Live Q&A that we did with Prof. Hawking here: https://facebook.com/pbs/videos/10153665606947169/ #HawkingGeniusPBS
In this excerpt from tonight's Independent Lens | PBS documentary My Nazi Legacy, Horst von Wächter reflects on his fleeting memory of his father Otto von Wächter, who had been a high-ranking Nazi official and fled into hiding after WWII. (Airs at 10/9c)
The teenage birthrate has reached an all-time low. During the last 25 years the teen birthrate has plummeted from 62 births per one thousand teenage women to 24 per thousand, according to a report released this week by the CDC. The organization’s director of reproductive health, Dr. Wanda Barfield,…
“Everyone should introduce their children to the game of chess,” Maurice Ashley says. “It’s an inexpensive way of teaching your children lifelong skills that they will use for the rest of their lives.”
Dive into drama tonight (5/1) on PBS! First catch CALL THE MIDWIFE at 8/7c, followed by the season finale of "Grantchester" on MASTERPIECE | PBS at 9/8c and a new episode of "Mr. Selfridge" at 10/9c. #MidwifePBS #GrantchesterPBS #SelfridgePBS
When kids care for living things – from babies to animals to plants – they exercise their empathy muscles. They learn through experience that everything has needs, that these needs are not always identical, and that they can help meet those needs. (From PBS Parents)
We want to see the Asian American & Pacific Islander experience through your lens. Share a picture or video — of your family, friends and the experiences that are important to you! Use the hashtag #MyAPALife and watch the conversation unfold.
1. Before she became famous, Janis once walked up to Bob Dylan and told him she was going to be famous one day. He responded, “Yeah, we all gonna be famous.” 2. She wasn’t afraid to admit that she liked to be around men. During an interview, Howard Smith (The Smith Tapes) asked her why …
On the season finale of “Grantchester,” Sidney seeks oblivion while Amanda seeks Sidney. Meanwhile, how will a dead girl’s parents seek revenge? Find out on MASTERPIECE | PBS at 9/8c on PBS. #GrantchesterPBS
"The more young girls are exposed to strong, confident women, the more they’re going to believe in themselves and be able to pursue something they maybe wouldn’t have thought was possible.”
-Kate Heckaman, Firefighter, Saint Paul Fire Department. Paramedic. SciGirl. Role Model. Life Saver.
Frogs and other amphibians are under pressure. Nearly one-third of the world’s amphibians are threatened or extinct, according to a report from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Habitat loss is perhaps the biggest contributor to these declines. The spread of a fungus cal…
Kids can understand much more at much earlier ages than we often give them credit for -- including complex concepts like climate change, endangered species and overflowing landfills. (From PBS Parents)