Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday, according to a source close to the family. He was 87. The author, affectionately called “Gabo,” was well-known for defining the genre of magical realism. He exposed readers around the globe to Latin American culture through…
Follow U.S. Army Veteran Wes Moore in his search for answers to some of the most difficult questions facing soldiers returning home from war. The new 3-part series COMING BACK WITH WES MOORE begins Tuesday, 5/13 @ 8/7c on PBS.
Tonight at 8/7c on Nature | PBS: Joe Hutto (“My Life as a Turkey”) crosses the species divide and becomes part of a wild mule deer family. Watch a clip from the episode of a profound moment of reunion among the herd:
What will you do with the rest of your life? People often find themselves at a crossroads when they reach the middle years of adulthood. This stage of life is the perfect time to reinvent the most meaningful parts of ourselves. Check out this new book from Next Avenue that presents thoughtful insights about making the most of your middle years. http://to.pbs.org/meaning-and-purpose
What will you do with the rest of your life? People often find themselves at a crossroads in their 50s and 60s. Their professional path may no longer be as rewarding or as full of options as it once was, they may be facing an empty nest, or their significant relationships may be shifting ground. ...
Believe it or not, our reptilian ancestors left their mark on many parts of the human body, including our skin, teeth and ears. See the crazy similarities in YOUR INNER FISH “Your Inner Reptile” tonight @ 10/9c on PBS as part of THINK WEDNESDAY. http://to.pbs.org/1nbG7TJ #pbsTHINKday #InnerFishPBS.
Learn what it’s like to live among wild mule deer on Nature | PBS “Touching the Wild.” Dig into the remarkable super senses of dogs, sharks & birds on NOVA “Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses.” Uncover the parts of our bodies that we’ve inherited from out reptilian ancestors on YOUR INNER FISH “Your Inner Reptile.” It all begins tonight on PBS THINK WEDNESDAY. Here's a preview:
Did you know we hear with the bones ancient reptiles ate with? Discover the connection of these bones with evolutionary biologist Karen Sears and host Neil Shubin in this clip from YOUR INNER FISH. "Episode 2" premieres tomorrow, 4/16 @ 10/9c on PBS' THINK WEDNESDAY. http://to.pbs.org/1m7MrJf
There are few images as deeply ingrained in the national consciousness as Migrant Mother. Yet for decades, no one knew what had become of this woman and her family. During Antiques Roadshow's visit to Kansas City's The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Art, Antiques Roadshow took a closer look at the woman and family behind the famous photograph. Learn more at http://to.pbs.org/1m5fTC8
As the United States sank into the Great Depression, a photographer named Dorothea Lange turned her attention away from studio and portrait work toward the suffering she was seeing around her. After taking a job as a photographer for the Resettlement Administration, a New Deal agency tasked with hel...
When Tim Allen was first offered a sitcom, he said "no." Learn what factors led Allen to overcome his reluctance and how "This Old House" shaped the premise for "Home Improvement" in PIONEERS OF TELEVISION "Standup to Sitcom," premiering TONIGHT at 8/7c.
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Use our interactive to get an idea of how income and social safety-type taxes are factored into your paycheck, and how you’d fare if the U.S. had a wage tax structure similar to other developed nations. Continue reading →
TONIGHT AT 8/7c: A new season of PIONEERS OF TELEVISION is back with a new season of compelling new interviews and clips to offer a fresh take on television's biggest stars. Watch as Jerry Seinfeld reveals the inception of his sitcom “Seinfeld” and how his relationship with fellow comedian Larry David shaped the series. Learn more about his transition from New York comedy clubs to television star in the episode “Standup to Sitcom" tonight on PBS.
This Day in History: On this Day in 1947: Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line and became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. How well do you know Jackie Robinson beyond the baseball field? Take a quiz to test your knowledge of this Baseball Hall of Famer.
Jackie Robinson will forever be remembered as one of Baseball's leading legends. But to stop there would not do him justice. Test your knowledge of lesser-known facts about Jackie Robinson and his major milestones off the field.
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