See the sights and hear the sounds of moose mating and find out who really calls the shots: the male or the female. Watch “Why Moose Fight” from the PBS Digital Studios series #Diorama: http://youtu.be/DZ6zs6e6zxo
This Day in History: on this day in 1933, prohibition ended with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Subsequently, the 18th Amendment was repealed after it was passed during temperance movements and concern about the effects of alcohol abuse in the early 19th century.
Check out a series of videos from Ken Burns’ Prohibition film to discover the rise, rule, and fall of the prohibition era. http://to.pbs.org/18b3tDd
Amy Toensing is a born storyteller. The photojournalist has traveled the world to find her subjects: from a cave dwelling tribe in Papua New Guinea to sunbathers on the Jersey shore. Her photos are revealing and honest, a testament to her skill. "Being intimate with your subjects ... bearing witness...
Here's something that might make your upcoming holiday travels less stressful. What if you didn't have to take your shoes off or take your laptop out from its sleeve when you go through airport security? (via PBS NewsHour)
Here's something that might make your upcoming holiday travels less stressful. What if you didn't have to take your shoes off or take your laptop out from its sleeve when you go through airport security?
What happens when you fill up a giant space with more than 200 eager science fans from around the Bay Area for a weekend? You get Science Hack Day San Francisco, a two-day event where a diverse group of "hackers" works side-by-side to see what they can quickly create in 24 hours.
What happens when you fill up a giant space with over 200 eager science fans from around the Bay Area for a weekend? You get Science Hack Day San Francisco, a two-day event where a diverse group of "hackers" -- from developers and designers to scientists and students -- works side-by-side to see wha...
How do students in the United States compare to those around the world? Below average, according to the Program for International Student Assessment results: http://to.pbs.org/1cXa3KM (via PBS NewsHour)
At age 76, artist David Hockney brings traditional draughtsmanship to new media, using digital cameras and "painting" large-scale images on his iPad to explore familiar subjects. Spencer Michels interviews Hockney at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, site of a large new exhibit called "David Hoc...
Though the feed only has two photos at time of writing, expectations of more 30-year-old behind-the-scenes photos that emphasize the "later" in #latergram and the potential chance for photos from the upcoming sequel movie "Episode VII" may see followers rise quicker than Luke's X-Wing from the Dagob...
Get ready: a whole new season of Antiques Roadshow is right around the corner with more appraisals than ever before! Check out executive producer Marsha Bemko's favorite moments for a sneak preview of treasure hunting to come in 2014! Season 18 premieres January 6 at 8/7C on PBS.
Abolitionist John Brown was hanged today in 1859 for leading a raid on Harpers Ferry intended to spark a slave revolt. Brown was a genius at working the press; his trial and execution generated tremendous publicity, transforming his image in the North from fiery rebel into a a gentle grandfather-like figure, martyred for the cause against slavery. Learn more from American Experience's new project, "News And Then": http://to.pbs.org/IFRJNE
While holiday parties and family get-togethers can be loads of fun, they can also be extremely stressful. Next Avenue offers some strategies to help you prevent disappointment and ensure a happier season.