Actress Lesley Nicol, who plays Downton Abbey’s "Mrs. Patmore," stopped by Martha Stewart's New York City test kitchen to see Martha and her team's "Gingerbread Abbey" created in honor of the upcoming season 5 premiere on MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre). Martha is a huge "Downton Abbey" fan so was thrilled to meet Lesley in person and show her around her kitchen. (Watch this space for more news about #GingerbreadAbbey!)
The small towns of San Miguel and Ixtlán, Mexico, have plenty of old plastic soda bottles but not a lot of economic opportunity. A team of engineers with a 3D printer decided to change that. (from NOVA Next)
A dried-out, eight-foot Christmas tree can light, blaze and burn to ash in less than two minutes. By setting Christmas trees ablaze in the safety of a lab, scientists and engineers are learning how to keep you safe from the flames. Continue reading →
The PBS headquarters building in Arlington, Virginia got a bit of a face lift! See our new Downton Abbey look and tune in for the premiere of Downton Abbey's Season 5, beginning January 4 on MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre).
Tune in tonight (Dec 16) for the series premiere of SACRED JOURNEYS, an epic six-part show that travels to some of the of the world's most sacred places with American pilgrims seeking to transform their lives. Tonight, we travel with veterans to the Catholic shrine of Lourdes, France at 8/7C and go on a 750-mile trek around the Japanese island of Shikoku at 9/8C. Learn more: http://pbs.org/sacredjourneys
Tree in the classroom: yes. Crèche beneath it: no. It’s called “the December Dilemma.” As the winter holidays approach, schools are aware that the issue of separating church and state is not just something students encounter in social studies classes, but a real and present concern for teachers and…
Don't miss the A Chef's Life Holiday Special tonight as Chef Vivian Howard introduces her toddlers to Southern holiday traditions - both new and old. Check your local listings and watch a preview here.
Happening today: What’s it like traveling to six of the world’s most sacred locations in the course of a single year? Only Bruce Feiler can answer that. Join us for a Facebook chat with the bestselling author and host of the upcoming series SACRED JOURNEYS WITH BRUCE FEILER today at 2 PM EST. #sacredjourneys http://pbs.org/sacredjourneys