If you're fortunate enough to be able to donate money this holiday season, which organizations will be receiving your checks? Paul Solman speaks with Yale behavioral economist Dean Karlan about the causes that are using funds most efficiently.
WASHINGTON — In the weeks before hackers broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio suffered significant technology outages it blamed on software flaws and incompetent technical staffers who weren't paying attention, even as hackers targeted executives to trick them into revealing their onli…
In anticipation of the return of “Downton Abbey” to MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) on PBS beginning January 4, 2015, Martha Stewart and her team have created a “Gingerbread Abbey”—a stunning likeness of the Grantham family home made entirely of gingerbread.
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