CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Walk the halls of Clintondale High School, just north of Detroit, and the school doesn't appear out of the ordinary. You'd find the typical smells and the sprawling nondescript interior, as well as the persistent challenges confronting many American public high schools ser...
Twenty-one percent of all traffic accidents -- 1.1 million crashes every year -- occur when people use their cell phones while driving, the National Safety Council reported in 2011. Of those, more than 200,000 crashes are caused by texting and driving.
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 (In partnership with the American Museum of Natural History)
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 Subsequently, the 18th Amendment was repealed after it was passed during temperance movements and concern about the effects of alcohol abuse in the early 19th century.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)
December 03, 2013 at 10:02 pm
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