Orange-and-black wings fill the sky as NOVA charts one of nature’s most remarkable phenomena: the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America. To capture a butterfly’s point of view, NOVA’s filmmakers used a helicopter, ultralight, and hot-air balloon for aerial views along the transcontinental route. This wondrous annual migration, which scientists are just beginning ...Continue Reading
It’s time to go outside! For a fun activity that kids of all ages can do, make these huge, mega bubbles with Mya, The Full-Time Kid! A big activity for the littlest kid in all of us.
The singer/songwriter and former Drive By Truckers member stopped by The Bridge last month for conversation with Jon Hart about his his latest release, ‘Southeastern.’ You can watch that interview, along with recent sessions from Eight One Sixty guests, experimental rock/punk/pop/soul/metal Kansas City band Various Blonde, and more from Kansas City’s thriving arts scene on the next Bridge ...Continue Reading
Around 800 BC, Kush, a little-known subject state of Egypt, rose up and conquered Egypt, enthroned its own Pharaohs and ruled for nearly 100 years. This unlikely chapter of history has been buried by the Egyptians and was belittled by early archaeologists, who refused to believe that dark-skinned Africans could have risen so high…Rise of ...Continue Reading
Experience a year of a Southern town’s efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in American public schools, and watch what happens when the systems that can either fuel or diffuse that reform — bureaucracy, economic opportunity and fixed mindsets — interact and intersect. 180 Days: Hartsville
FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. Correspondent Martin Smith, who made “Truth, War & Consequences,” “Beyond Baghdad,” “Private Warriors” and “Gangs of Iraq,” reports from Iraq on how the country began coming undone after the American withdrawal and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again.