By the time he died in 1931, Thomas Edison was one of the most famous men in the world. The holder of more patents than any other inventor in history, Edison had amassed a fortune and achieved glory as the genius behind such revolutionary inventions as sound recording, motion pictures, and electric light.
Juvenile penguins, sporting feather mohawks, band together to take on their worst enemy. The skua is a large seagull-like bird that preys on penguin chicks, but the tables are turned when the babies are nearly full-grown and sporting feather mohawks. Nature
Hugh Bonneville discusses how Shakespeare uses poetic from to instruct the actors on how to play their role in a scene. Shakespeare Uncovered: Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its celebrated hosts — Hugh Bonneville, Christopher Plummer, Morgan Freeman, David Harewood, Kim Cattrall and Joseph Fiennes — ...Continue Reading
Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds. Try some of The Great British Baking Show‘s technical challenge recipes at home and see how well you do.
Indie-rock band Sleater-Kinney, part of the ‘90s riot grrrl movement, has released its first album, “No Cities to Love,” in nearly a decade. Hari Sreenivasan asks the band what led to their surprise reunion. The band plays the Uptown Theater on April 26.
In this scene from the third episode of A Path Appears, Nicholas Kristof and Regina Hall meet a woman in Atlanta now at the Women’s Resource Center, a shelter, aid, and advocacy organization for battered women. She’d escaped a cycle of abuse with a man who beat her so badly he once broke an orbital bone ...Continue Reading