Calorie counters beware: That diet soda and your own stomach may be conspiring against you. A study published Wednesday in the journal Nature suggests that consuming artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of elevated blood sugar levels. When researchers added … Continue reading →
Tonight on The Roosevelts - Franklin Roosevelt returns from a day of outdoor activities in Campobello feeling ill and feverish and is eventually diagnosed with infantile paralysis – polio, Eleanor Roosevelt makes her first steps into the world of public speaking and political organizing. Also, much more!
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This Day in History: On this day in 1849, American abolitionist Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery. She escaped alongside her brothers, Ben and Henry, who forced her to turn back with them after they had second thoughts.Tubman ran away again shortly afterward, using the Underground Railroad as her escape route to the North and she later became undoubtedly one of its most famous “conductors.”
PBS Black Culture Connection invites you to learn 10 interesting facts about Harriet Tubman.
Did you know when vinegar and baking soda combine, a gas forms and the pressure exerted is strong enough to blow up a balloon? Grab a few household items and watch a balloon self-inflate with this cool craft project and science experiment rolled into one. (from PBS Parents)
Did you know when vinegar and baking soda combine, a gas forms and the pressure exerted is strong enough to blow up a balloon? Grab a few household items and watch a balloon self-inflate with this cool craft project and science experiment rolled into one!
Timeline Select Episode Episode 1 1858–1901 Facebook Twitter Email Share Previous Next Welcome to The Roosevelts Interactive Timeline This timeline walks you through key events during Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor's lifetimes using photos, quotes, and clips from the documentary. Navigate through e…
Xerox, a $22 billion company, is the first Fortune-500 corporation to have a female CEO. Its commitment to a diverse workforce began in the 1960s, when the founder pledged job opportunities for the African-American community. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores how the effort to include and…
A homemade version of Kind Bars. This recipe make a healthy kids snack that is gluten-free and dairy free. Made with nuts, seeds, and dried fruit, this homemade version tastes better than the store-bought version for a fraction of the cost.
Net neutrality is the idea that all Internet content should be treated equally in how it’s delivered to consumers -- a concept that is being debated at the Federal Communications Commission. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with David Pogue of Yahoo Tech to discuss the FCC’s proposal to create “fast” and…