How do small farms, competing against factory farms, gobble up their share of business? The family-run Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm in Connecticut relies on Thanksgiving sales for nearly half of their yearly income, selling high-quality birds raised in a free-range environment. Economics correspondent Pau…
TONIGHT on Charlie Rose: Michael Brown's parents discuss their desire for justice and transparency, and the hole left in their lives by the loss of their son. The full segment with Michael's parents and their attorney, Benjamin Crump, airs tonight on PBS. Here's an excerpt:
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If an employer requires a college degree, an applicant without one will likely lose out. But if you've already won an interview, you have an opportunity to demonstrate how you'd do the job effectively. Headhunter Nick Corcodilos tells you how to do that, and lets you in on the dirty little secret ab…
If you read the book or saw the movie Into the Wild, you'll want to watch "Return to the Wild," which includes new details about the life -- and death -- of Chris McCandless. See it at http://to.pbs.org/1pmyOv5
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Black holes are some of the most exotic objects in our universe. But how do you see something that, by definition, you can't see? The answer will take a telescope the size of the Earth. Continue reading →
Dish Up! Thanksgiving Inspired by Our Fave PBS Characters by Molly Mogren in Amusements — 24 Nov, 2014 Ah, Thanksgiving. It’s the time of year we all dig out our fanciest stretch pants and share in a meal that’s hopefully not dry and overcooked. Oh, right. And give thanks. Stumped on what to serve?…
On the Alaskan tundra, researchers are tracking the march of global warming. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien explores how soil composition and the sleep schedules of squirrels might offer data on the ways warmer temperatures are affecting ecosystems. Continue reading →
Tune-in reminder -- season finale of Finding Your Roots tonight at 8/7c applies cutting-edge DNA analysis to reveal secrets encoded in the family trees of Jessica Alba and Gov. Deval Patrick that challenge notions of family history and identity today.