Can someone receiving food stamp benefits eat well on an average budget of $4 per day? That was the simple question that Leanne Brown set out to answer as a student, and now it's the core of her new cookbook, "Good and Cheap." With Thanksgiving approaching, William Brangham follows Brown in the groc…
Aretha Franklin was honored recently by the National Portrait Gallery with a “Portrait of a Nation” prize, given out to some of the people who appear in its collection. Gwen Ifill spoke with the Queen of Soul about her career, her voice and her legacy.
What to do when you catch your child lying? First, know that it's normal and that children experiment with lying in different ways as they age. Then, try these strategies for encouraging children to tell the truth. (From PBS Parents)
Neuroscientist David Eagleman is your guide on a journey through the human mind that shows us what makes up who we are. All episodes of The Brain with David Eagleman are now available to download on iTunes. Click here: http://tinyurl.com/py6nsqc
Commercial beekeepers across America have been struggling with great numbers of bee deaths over the past few years. What’s behind their failing health? Some research points to a class of pesticide that’s coated onto a large proportion of corn and soybeans grown in the U.S. Allison Aubrey of NPR repo…
Having an intimate Thanksgiving? Leanne Brown, the author of ‘Good and Cheap,’ developed a recipe for anyone who is cooking for just a few people this holiday and wants to keep the meal simple and inexpensive.
TONIGHT on PBS, starting at 8/7c: Get a delightful, provocative look at animal love life—the antics that go into finding a partner on Nature | PBS's "Love in the Animal Kingdom." Then, retrace Einstein’s thought experiments to discover how he reshaped our understanding of gravity on NOVA's Inside Einstein's Mind, and see a dramatization of the remarkable story behind the famous equation E=mc2 on NOVA's, "Einstein's Big Idea."
GREAT PERFORMANCES l PBS is very excited to announce the Great Performances 2015-2016 season. Click below to see all the exciting projects they have have coming up, including a new Hollow Crown miniseries, starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
On a stormy sea in 1620, John Howland, a passenger aboard the Mayflower, was swept overboard. The event is recounted by William Bradford who calls Howland a “lusty young man” and says he fortunately grasped a line and was hauled back aboard the ship.
Jamestown, Virginia. The site of the first permanent English colony the Americas settled in 1607 and the home of the archaeological site “Historic Jamestowne” today. It has long been speculated that the harsh conditions faced by the colonists during the winter of 1609, often referred to as the “star…
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