Readers who can’t let go of the dreamy and dramatic world of post-war England can visit through these books.
TED Talks: Science and Wonder asks, how do we make sense of the universe around us, as some of the brightest scientific and artistic minds take us on a journey to answer the riddles of the universe that keep scientists awake at night. The program also includes three short films about robots building a 3-D ...Continue Reading
March 28, 2016 – Kansas City: A new partnership between the website, Recommended Daily, a digital food and drink publication that launched two years ago and KCPT’s Flatland (FlatlandKC.org) officially launches today. As part of the partnership, the Recommended Daily’s stories about the eating and drinking scene of Kansas City will appear exclusively online and on air ...Continue Reading
As the gap continues to widen between the haves and the have-nots, so, too, the culture divide grows. That’s the proposition from Charles Murray, a libertarian political scientist, in his book, “Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960-2010.” An interactive quiz from PBS NewsHour takes that argument and asks, Do you live in a bubble? The ...Continue Reading
Call the Midwife Returns VIDEO
Call the Midwife is a moving and intimate insight into the colorful world of midwifery and family life in East London. In Season 5, it’s 1961 and Poplar is beginning to feel the winds of social change, along with improvements in housing, sanitation and healthcare. Among the complex and challenging cases the nurses and midwives ...Continue Reading
When famed magician James “The Amazing” Randi saw faith healers, fortune-tellers, and psychics using his beloved magician’s tricks to swindle money out of credulous people and destroy lives, Randi dedicated his life to exposing frauds with the wit and style he brought to his stage show. An Honest Liar is part detective story, part biography, ...Continue Reading