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PBS Avengers Assemble to Watch the World Learn PBS Avengers Assemble to Watch the World Learn

There’s a lot of crap television out there, but I’m sure you know that. Hell, you probably watch some of it. I know I’m guilty. But there’s always room for the good stuff. The stuff that opens our eyes to …

The Internet Of 1995 Wasn’t Just For Anti-Social Geeks, It Was For Getting Email From Steve Jobs The Internet Of 1995 Wasn’t Just For Anti-Social Geeks, It Was For Getting Email From Steve Jobs
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The history of the Internet is an area of study that’s woefully ignored by the modern generation. I was part of the generation that grew up just as the Internet was just getting started, and the generation before me can …

The Most Terrifying Mr. Rogers Video Ever Made The Most Terrifying Mr. Rogers Video Ever Made
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Today is the birthday of famed children’s television host Fred Rogers, also known as Mr. Rogers. I just learned that his middle name was actually McFeely (according to Wikipedia and Google’s knowledge graph). Now, here’s possibly the most terrifying thing …

Can 3D Printing Really Change Everything? Can 3D Printing Really Change Everything?
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3D printing has easily established itself as something amazing. Is it really the revolutionary technology that everybody makes it out to be though? That’s the question behind a new episode of PBS’ wonderful Off Book series. This week, Off Book …

Downton Abbey’s Maggie Smith Is ‘Queen Of The Double Take’ Downton Abbey’s Maggie Smith Is ‘Queen Of The Double Take’

PBS has uploaded a new video featuring Downton Abbey’s Jim Carter (Carson) talking about Maggie Smith, who he had deemed “queen of the doubletake”. If you’ve already watched the season finale, don’t forget to check out this heartwrenching look back …

PBS Releases A Tear-Jerking Tribute To Matthew And Mary Crawley PBS Releases A Tear-Jerking Tribute To Matthew And Mary Crawley

Still sad about the way the latest Downton Abbey ended? This will do absolutely nothing to cheer you up, but at least you can honor the love that Matthew and Mary Crawley have shared as if they are actually your …

Downton Abbey: Carson Wants To Marry Mrs. Hughes Downton Abbey: Carson Wants To Marry Mrs. Hughes
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Downton Abbey fans in the U.S. got to see the season finale of the show on Sunday night. Today, PBS Masterpiece is sharing a video of the cast talking about the episode. While it may or may not happen, it’s …

TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April

Since its introduction, TED talks have become one of the major forces for good on the Internet. The video series featuring lectures from well-known educators, inventors and innovators have gone on to accrue more than one billion views. Now the …

Programmers Are The Artists Of A New Era Programmers Are The Artists Of A New Era

There’s a general stereotype that describes programmers as nothing more than pale introverts who sit in front a computer all day typing strings of code. It wasn’t exactly accurate, but most programmers really did just type code all day. Now …

It’s Reading Rainbow’s Turn in the PBS Icons Remixed Series It’s Reading Rainbow’s Turn in the PBS Icons Remixed Series

With their Icons Remixed series, PBS Digital Studios is doing it right. So far, they’ve taken some of the best personalities from their decades of programming and given them a freshening up of sorts. And the results have been great. …

Mr. Rogers Infographic To Complete Your Friday Mr. Rogers Infographic To Complete Your Friday
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If you’re of a certain age, Mr. Rogers played a big part in your life. The characters he helped create and voice still live on in our memories and nostalgia, and PBS knows just how important he was to generations …

Romney Vs. Big Bird: Why The Internet Blew Up Romney Vs. Big Bird: Why The Internet Blew Up
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During last night’s presidential debate, Governor Mitt Romney made a small comment about Sesame Street character Big Bird that might have gone unnoticed, except for the millions of people watching who support educational television. “I’m going to stop the subsidy …

Julia Child Remix Wants You to Keep on Cooking Julia Child Remix Wants You to Keep on Cooking

First, Mister Rogers explored the Garden of Your Mind. Next, Bob Ross took us on a trip through his Happy Little Clouds. And now, PBS Digital Studios is back at it with another entry in their “Icons Remixed” series. This …

Bob Ross Remixed: PBS Gives the Painter the Mister Rogers Treatment with “Happy Little Clouds” Bob Ross Remixed: PBS Gives the Painter the Mister Rogers Treatment with “Happy Little Clouds”
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Sometimes, I feel sorry for the younger generation (for a lot of reasons). One of the main reasons I feel this sadness is because they will never grow up in a world where their weekend mornings are graced by Bob …

Lulz Security: Two Hacking Suspects Plead Guilty to Computer Crimes Lulz Security: Two Hacking Suspects Plead Guilty to Computer Crimes

Lulz Security, a group of highly-skilled computer hackers who operate under the motto, “The world’s leaders in high-quality entertainment at your expense”, was recently dealt a blow when two individuals linked to the organization pled guilty to numerous computer crimes. …

Mr. Rogers Autotuned: Twitter Reacts Mr. Rogers Autotuned: Twitter Reacts
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Mr. Rogers autotuned: If you’re one of the few unfortunate souls who has yet to hear “Garden of Your Mind”, an official collaboration between PBS Digital Studios and John D. Boswell, then you’re seriously missing out on one of the …

Mister Rogers Remix Explores The “Garden Of Your Mind” Mister Rogers Remix Explores The “Garden Of Your Mind”

There are very few television personalities that have achieved icon status in the way that Fred Rogers has. For 895 episodes spanning a few decades, Mister Rogers taught kids to love and respect themselves and their neighbors in his trademarked …

Mister Rogers Gets a Documentary for his Birthday Mister Rogers Gets a Documentary for his Birthday
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Today, March 20, is Mister Rogers’ birthday; he passed away on February 27, 2003; if he was still alive he would be 84. To celebrate him, PBS will be airing a new documentary called “Mister Rogers & Me,” which is …

Super Mario Bros. Is A Surrealist Masterpiece Super Mario Bros. Is A Surrealist Masterpiece
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PBS has started a new YouTube channel called the Idea Channel. It’s described as “a PBS show that examines the connections between pop culture, technology and art.” This weeks topic: “Super Mario Brothers is the world’s greatest piece of surrealist …

Watch Downton Abbey, Other PBS Programming On Hulu Watch Downton Abbey, Other PBS Programming On Hulu
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Hulu has just announced a slew of PBS programming that will now be available on Hulu Plus. The first round of new content includes 200+ episodes, and Hulu says that there is much more on the way. This week, we …

Sony Hack The Next Goal of PBS Hackers LulzSec Sony Hack The Next Goal of PBS Hackers LulzSec
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LulzSec says that it is “the beginning of the end” for Sony. The hacker group has officially made Sony their number one priority after their successful and highly publicized attack of PBS earlier this week. In response to the PBS …