Vote for PBS' session proposals at the annual SXSW Festival via the SXSW PanelPicker, a collection of the thousands of session ideas submitted across a myriad of categories and subjects.The PanelPicker allows the public to vote for sessions they find interesting, and can have an impact on the sessio…
Can a vegetable tell a story about food access in Somerville? Yep. <img class=size-large wp-image-658 alt=70% of Somerville Public School students receive free or reduced lunch - laser-cut onto a cucumber src=https://datatherapy.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/70-30-sps-cuke.
Don't accept a new job, and maybe even consider not quitting your current job, until you've seen the employee handbook. That may sound risky, but taking a job without knowing all the terms is risky, says headhunter Nick Corcodilos.
via PARADE Magazine: "Just when you thought summer television was nothing but reruns, PBS has thrown us a fabulous option to fill the void." (Coming to MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) starting Sunday night)
Just when you thought summer television was nothing but reruns, PBS has thrown us a fabulous option to fill the void. Premiering Sunday, August 24th, Masterpiece: Breathless provides another beautiful, binge-worthy series from the people who seem to have the formula for period drama marked by style…
#FindingYourRoots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. returns to PBS on Sept. 23. Visit the brand new website to see the 29 entertainers, athletes, chefs and media personalities who will explore their ancestral pasts on Season 2: Who are you most excited to see?
Paula Kerger, President of PBS, was nominated by Charlie Rose Executive Producer Yvette Vega to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge to help spread awareness of ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Paula (with the help of some friends you might know) accepted the challenge and donated to the ALS Association. She nominates filmmaker Ken Burns (PBS), Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour, and all of the Presidents at PBS stations.
From PBS Parents: Make a swimming jellyfish out of recycled items around your home. This sensory craft is a mesmerizing and particularly engaging one. Spark scientific conversation by shaking and turning the bottle and asking questions like, “What makes the jellyfish float in the water?”
Make a swimming jellyfish out of recycled items around your home! This sensory craft is a mesmerizing and particularly engaging one. Spark scientific conversation by shaking and turning the bottle and asking questions like, "What makes the jellyfish float in the water?"
News of Foley’s murder was released in a video via an official Islamic State Group Twitter feed. In the video, Foley is forced to read a letter condemning the U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq, calling it the “final nail” in his coffin. The Islamic state groups warns that if the U.S. does not withdraw f…
Ever wonder who you have to thank for flash photography that leaves your vision spotty? In the late 1800s, journalist Jacob Riis attempted to capture Manhattan's slum conditions through photography, but the tenements' apartments were too dark. See how he solved this problem in this clip from HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON. The new 6-part series begins Wednesday, 10/15.
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine found that when kids begin processing mental math, the brain reorganizes itself to use its short-term memory center, the hippocampus. Continue reading →