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A Capitol Fourth 2017

A Capitol Fourth 2017 ********************** Recorded earlier *************************** The 37th annual A Capitol Fourth, is airing LIVE on PBS from the West Lawn of the US Capitol. If you cannot make it to Washington, DC in person, follow along with us on Facebook and Twitter (@July4thPBS) and use the hashtag #July4thPBS to join the conversation.…

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The 2017 National Memorial Day Concert

The 2017 National Memorial Day Concert The 28th annual National Memorial Day Concert is airing LIVE from the West Lawn of the US Capitol. Co-hosted by Joe Mantegna and Laurence Fishburne, the National Memorial Day Concert is an inspiring night of remembrance dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and…

23 Reasons to be Cheerful (Thanks to Science!)

23 Reasons to be Cheerful (Thanks to Science!) Links to all these awesome stories below! Finish 2016 on a high note and SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Want to wear your love for science? We’ve got merch: http://dftba.com/besmart 1. Gravitational waves: http://www.nature.com/news/gravitational-waves-1.19321 2. AlphaGo beats Lee Sedol: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/03/the-invisible-opponent/475611/ 3. CRISPR tested…

Inside the World of Fire Ants!

Inside the World of Fire Ants! A song of ants and fire… and ant-decapitating flies Tweet this video ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSants Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSantsFB ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Get yourself an awesome IOTBS shirt! http://dftba.com/besmart Special thanks to Dr. Rob Plowes from the University of Texas at Austin fire ant research…

30 Facts about Bob Ross – mental_floss List Show Ep. 412

30 Facts about Bob Ross – mental_floss List Show Ep. 412 A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. We promised you he’d still be here — Welcome Elliott Morgan back to the List Show! This week, Elliott discusses the fascinating life of Bob Ross. Subscribe for new episodes of mental_floss…

Three Ways Pee Could Change the World

Three Ways Pee Could Change the World We can use urine to make medicines, power cell phones, and create “pee-cycled” water. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/1FkxVLb ‖ Twitter! https://twitter.com/gross_science ‖ Tumblr! http://grossscience.tumblr.com/ ↓Want more info?↓ From Gunpowder to Teeth Whitener: The Science Behind Historic Uses of Urine, from Smithsonian: http://bit.ly/1LkDKWb Management of INfertility: Past, Present and Future (from…

What Is Fire?

What Is Fire? T-SHIRTS! http://dftba.com/besmart Tweet ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSfire Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSfireFB ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Why does fire burn? What’s the chemistry and physics of a flame? This week, learn about the beautiful science happening inside a flame! Michael Faraday’s Christmas lectures on candle chemistry: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cocktail-party-physics/christmas-with-faraday-the-chemical-history-of-a-candle/ http://www.bartleby.com/30/7.html Flames in space:…

Why Do We Laugh?

Why Do We Laugh? Several jokes were harmed in the making of this video Tweet ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSlaugh Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSlaughFB ↓ More info and sources below ↓ T-SHIRTS! http://dftba.com/besmart Laughing is a universal human behavior, one that transcends borders of language and culture. But it’s also REALLY WEIRD. Why do we do it?…

How Objective Is The Law? Serial: Part 1 | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

How Objective Is The Law? Serial: Part 1 | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Tweet us! http://bit.ly/pbsideachanneltwitter Idea Channel Facebook! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelfacebook Talk about this episode on reddit! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelreddit Idea Channel IRC! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelirc Email us! pbsideachannel [at] gmail [dot] com “Serial”, the hugely popular podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig, has prompted much discussion and debate…