As part of our online-only game #CatchingCarmen, on Halloween, Carmen Sandiego broke into PBS HQ and "stole" Bob Ross’ paintbrushes. Since then, we have been chasing her across various PBS social media venues. For example, Khoa Phan, a Vine filmmaker, did a special post for our Vine clue last week. Check it out below, and see our RebelMouse site to learn about the whole campaign: https://www.rebelmouse.com/catchingcarmen/
What kind of insects have reproductive queens that can live up to 20 years and produce millions of eggs? Find out the answer from #Diorama, a new PBS Digital Studios series from the wondrous halls of The American Museum of Natural History. http://youtu.be/lH4RbMbU74E
The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is taking over territories once roamed by wolves and slipping unnoticed into our cities. Its appearance is very recent — within the last 90 years — in evolutionary terms, a blip in time. Beginning in...
Can a fictional character have a revolutionary impact on real life? Discover the astonishing effect Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous Sherlock Holmes has had on the development of today’s criminal investigation and forensic techniques. HOW SHERLOCK CHANGED THE WORLD premieres TONIGHT @ 9/8c on PBS.
From PBS Food: Want to make a great cocktail with less fuss to get your holiday party going? Original Fare visits Garden & Gun Magazine's Jubilee to get advice from one of the best the South has to offer: http://to.pbs.org/1cMDmSj
Tinkering with toys is a fun way to sneak in some math and science while spending time with kids. Learn to make these cute and easy balloon cars which make great holiday gifts, or toys that kids can donate to charity. (via PBS Parents)
In "Life in the cash economy for 'underbanked' Americans" and "One NYC family's struggle to survive on a fast food salary," PBS NewsHour looks at the ways working families are trying to make ends meet in today's economic climate.
New York Times journalist, Sabrina Tavernise, talks to John Larson on new proposals by the Food and Drug Administration that would affect labeling for antibiotics for livestock and would potentially put a halt to the use of growth-promoting drugs in farm animals, and how these new policies might aff...
It's Friday the 13th, in 2013 for the 113th congress. Here are 13 things that went terribly wrong this year for our nation's lawmakers (or right, depending on which side you're on). Photo by Getty Images
Drone aircraft might be delivering Amazon orders to your door soon says Jeff Bezos But first states and the federal government are wrestling with the implications of many new, pilotless aircraft -- how they might affect civil liberties -- and how to keep them out of the way of manned aircraft in ski...
Here at PBS NewsHour, we decided that there was no better way to get in the holiday spirit than with a good old fashioned cookie-off. So we asked all of our in-house bakers to offer their sweetest recipes for the holidays.
Do you know the true story of the WWI Christmas Eve truce? See the operatic retelling of the night soldiers laid down their arms to spontaneously reflect the season's peace and fellowship. SILENT NIGHT premieres tonight @ 9/8c. #PBSHoliday