Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, reveals that the obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. In fact, the rise and fall of the royals’ magnificent beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy itself.
Flags flew at half staff around the city of New York on Sunday, as residents mourned the killings of two New York Police Department officers in what was characterized by Police Commissioner Bill Bratton as an assassination. Continue reading →
"In a world in which more and more things are artificial and ephemeral, a sacred journey gives the pilgrim the chance to experience something both physical and real.” Bruce Feiler, host of SACRED JOURNEYS WITH BRUCE FEILER (Tuesdays in Dec, 8/7C) explores the new allure of sacred pilgrimages in this The New York Times article.
Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of the most sacred churches of the Christian faith, located at the site where many Christians believe Jesus was crucified. SACRED JOURNEYS WITH BRUCE FEILER returns this Tuesday Dec 23 at 8/7C with a brand new journey to the ancient city of Jerusalem. #sacredjourneys http://pbs.org/sacredjourneys
Stay tuned for the inaugural concert of Boston Symphony Orchestra's new music director, two concerts from Vienna, the New York Philharmonic's performance of Italian film scores, two famous pop stars and more. See the entire 2014-15 season!
Decorate your house for the holidays with these beautiful and easy cotton swab snowflakes and use this craft to discuss vocabulary words such as radial or talk about repeating patterns. (from PBS Parents)
Do you struggle with slouching, overeating or oversleeping? This holiday season, there’s a gift for that. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Sendhil Mullainathan about consumer innovations that promise to improve your life through behavioral economics. Continue reading →