Grammy winning music group America, led for four decades by Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, perform their greatest hits. America's Infinity Hall Live concert takes the audience on a musical journey from the 70's to the 80's playing hit after hit of the folk rock band's timeless songs. The band's signature harmonies can be heard on classic hits such as; "A Horse with No Name", "Ventura Highway", "Sister Golden Hair," and "You Can Do Magic". Listen to Gerry and Dewy talk about what it was like to be a reflection of their own generation, achieving international recognition at the same time as The Eagles and Joni Mitchell all under the tutelage of David Geffen and the magnificence of the hippie counter culture that continued to permeate the seventies.
11-Minute Mile (University of Southern California) - When an arrogant young day-trader is delayed at an airport during the Boston Marathon bombing, the threat of tragedy brings a moment of clarity. Directed by Andrew Wood. Keep the Change (Columbia University) - David has autism, but he prides himself on not being rigid, "like that movie, Rain Man." He enjoys chasing women, offensive humor and "exclusive clubs," but he comes to reevaluate "normal" when he meets a new love interest at a support group. Directed by Rachel Israel.
AGING BACKWARDS WITH MIRANDA ESMONDE-WHITE provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the three-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices. Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretchenthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.
Based from her home in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Easy Yoga for Easing Pain will feature Peggy both explaining and demonstrating why yoga can effectively alleviate the pain in painful joints. And to further reinforce the value of incorporating yoga as part of daily living, we will track five or six individuals whom Peggy has been working with to see first hand how her program has affected the quality of their lives. As part of the program, viewers will also be a fly on the wall in one of Peggy's jam-packed yoga classes. These classes include men and women from all walks of life and all ages -- teens to octogenarians. Peggy will also address larger lifestyle considerations for those dealing with pain. According to Peggy, "Yoga is only part of the healing process. Our sedentary lifestyles and poor eating habits are also fanning the flames of joint pain, and research shows that these factors can greatly exacerbate the pain in problem joints." As an instructor who walks the walk, Peggy will discuss how some of the simplest changes can make a positive and lasting impact on your daily life, and she is living proof. She will also demonstrate some of the easy changes that can be incorporated into a daily routine.
When Homo sapiens arrived in Australia, they were - for the first time - truly alone, surrounded by wildly different flora and fauna. How did they survive and populate a continent? There is a close cultural and genetic link between the First Australians and modern-day Aborigines -- the ancient and modern story intersect here as nowhere else in the world. The secret to this continuity is diversity. Intuitively, they found the right balance between being separate and connected.
Host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make Crispy-Skinned Chicken Breasts at home, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of jasmine rice. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the best Rice and Pasta Pilaf.
Sid has quite a collection of science tools in his room: a ruler, an estimation jar, a chart and a magnifying glass. They're all perfect tools for investigating and exploring the world, but Sid can't figure out which one is his favorite! His friends help him discover that each science tool is amazing in its own special way.
After George has a lucky streak, his friends pressure him to wish for a snow day. Can George deliver? Or is he out of luck? Educational Objective: George and friends learn the difference between luck and pure coincidence. Prunella's excited about making the gymnastics team...until she realizes practice starts at 6am! Will she honor her commitment...or hit the snooze button? Educational Objective: Prunella learns the importance of dedication to the things-and people-you care about.
How to Interrogate a Unicorn - When characters escape their books in the library, Olive and Otto must figure out how and why it's happening and put a stop to it. Curriculum: Sorting and classifying; data collection and analysis. The Briefcase - When Ms. O's important briefcase is stolen by a shape shifter, Olive and Otto must get it back. Curriculum: Comparing relative weights of object.
Curious George and the Dam Builders - George gets acquainted with a family of beavers when he notices the impact their dam has on his favorite pond. Building a dam looks like so much fun that George decides to build his own. But when a sudden downpour sweeps both dams away, George and the beavers have to figure out how to repair the damage together or their beloved pond won't be a good place for beavers or monkeys! Curious George's Low High Score - George can't understand why his high score of 257 isn't a winner when he plays his first game of mini-golf with Steve and Betsy. How can a small number be worth more than a big number? After getting the lowdown on the principles of mini-golf, George is determined to get a low score next time, and so he builds his own mini-golf course for practice.
Trader George - George has a new hobby - collecting interestingly shaped sticks with his squeaky, rolling cart. When he encounters Allie selling fresh apple cider, he trades his cart for a gallon, but later regrets his decision. He offers to trade a jar of sauerkraut to Allie in return for the cart, but Allie already traded it to Vicki. Can George find the perfect trade for Vicki or is his cart gone forever? One in a Million Chameleon - George could stay busy for hours watching Jade the chameleon--not only does she change colors, but she also has the world's fastest tongue. But when Jade escapes after George accidentally leaves her cage door open, he follows her trail right out the front door! George enlists Hundley's help, but will they be able to find a color-changing chameleon in the big city?
Super Daniel!: Daniel and Grandpere are at home pretending to be superheroes when Daniel notices that Dad has forgotten to take his lunch to work with him. He and Grandpere take Dad's lunchbox to the Clock Factory and Daniel uses his imagination to have several super adventures along the way. Play Pretend: Teacher Harriet shows the children a big cardboard box and asks them what they think it could be. Daniel and Miss Elaina have fun pretending the box is a space ship and a jungle boat, but O the Owl just sees a big cardboard box. With a little help from his friends, O discovers how much fun it is to pretend!
Daniel Says I'm Sorry: Daniel, Katerina and Miss Elaina are playing cars at school, until Miss Elaina accidentally upsets Daniel. Teacher Harriet helps the children learn how to apologize to a friend. Later, when Daniel accidentally upsets Katerina, he knows just what he needs to do! The Royal Sandbox: Daniel and Prince Wednesday are making sand pies in the sandbox. They decide to top off a sand pie with Prince Tuesday's royal crown, but they soon see that this wasn't such a good idea. They learn how to apologize to Prince Tuesday and make the situation better - by helping clean the crown and promising to ask first next time.
SESAME STREET has garnered more than 100 awards, including 101 Emmys, two Peabodys, four Parents' Choice Awards and an Action for Children's Television Special Achievement Award. The series delivers academic and social education that prepares kids for grade school. Since its premiere, the show's base curriculum has been set by academic research on preschoolers. Encore episodes focus on music and art and how these tools can be used to develop the whole child - the cognitive, social, emotional and physical attributes. In addition, "Elmo's World," which looks at the world through the eyes of a three-year-old, continues as a featured segment. Themes include birthdays, pets, teeth, families, games and more.
Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! - Tiny is very worried after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell, and enlists Dad and Buddy to help find a new one. As Tiny becomes more frantic, she begins stomping with frustration. Then the kids meet Daphne, a Daspletosaurus kid who shows them how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum. Hornucopia - Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon decide to surprise each other with gifts on their anniversary. Despite some close calls, the kids help each of them to keep their gifts a secret until the perfect moment when the whole family can celebrate.
The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond. Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. Everyone attends Stacie's "Hornucopia" celebration, where she reveals her new big horns and then performs a moonlit shadow show with her Styracosaurus family.
The Roxanne Problem - Pirate Island. Cat longs to impress the savvy Roxanne with his knowledge of solid shapes. So he moves his lips as his hidden friend Peg speaks for him. The Girl Group Problem - Prehistoric Valley. Peg's girl group the Pentagirls has its biggest show ever, featuring a new hit song about flips, slides, and turns.
The Flat Woman Problem - Mathtropolis. Super Peg and Cat Guy face their greatest challenge yet: Triangulo and Flat Woman have teamed up to triangulate and flatten the entire town! The Hanukkah Problem - Albert Einstein's House. When Albert Einstein has Peg and Cat over on Hanukkah, he shows them how to make a 2D piece of paper into a 3D dreidel. Later, they need to use this process to bring peace to Al's home and save his Hanukkah.
Oh dear! Princess Pea is so busy playing, she's late to Sleeping Beauty's birthday party and misses all the fun! The reading heroes tumble down the rabbit hole in a madcap adventure to catch up with a famous white rabbit who is also tardy! Super Why and his friends must get through the topsy-turvy house and past the Queen of Hearts herself to find out if the white rabbit makes it to the tea party on time! Educational Objectives: To learn a helpful tool for being on time. Fun interactive games help preschoolers match letters of the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!
Too Many Fire Engines - A team of railway inspectors questions whether Sir Topham Hatt needs two fire engines causing concern for Sodor's fire fighting team, Flynn and Belle. When Belle beats Flynn to two fires in a row, Flynn starts to question it himself. He tells Belle to take his place on guard at the Castle's fireworks display and sulks in his shed. But when another fire starts on the same night, Flynn races to put it out, proving Sir Topham Hatt really does need two fire engines after all. Gordon Runs Dry - When a stone bounces off his boiler, Gordon doesn't wait to be checked over and hurries on his way, only to find that he has to keep stopping to take on more water. When Gordon finally runs out of water, he realizes that his boiler was damaged by the stone and has been leaking. Soon the once proud engine is being shunted to the Steamworks to be repaired. Oh the indignity!
Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. And when they get back home, Nick and Sally will be sure to tell everyone to "Slow down for manatees!" The Last Chocolate - Only two chocolates left in the whole box, what a great present for Nick and Sally's Moms. That is until The Cat excitedly eats them! Oh no! How are they going to find more chocolate to give to their moms? Why a trip to visit Princess Lottachoca in the Cocoalicious Forest will help them! There, the Princess teaches Nick and Sally the chocolate-making song and they help to pick the beans, roast them, and to heat the juice and add sugar. And then, pouring the hot liquid into moulds of any shape. Now that the chocolate has cooled, it's time to go home and surprise their moms! Educational Objective: The process of how chocolate is made from the humble cocoa bean - by picking the beans, drying them, roasting them and then crushing them to get the juice, then adding sugar while you heat it, pour it into a mould and cool it.
A national and international treasure, Antiques Roadshow has been thrilling the public for more than 30 years, attracting large crowds intent on finding out what their possessions are worth. From the sumptuous to the unusual, the locations visited by the team on their search for the precious heirlooms are as much of a draw as the treasures they might find.
Martin's twelfth birthday takes a bad turn when his new bicycle gets trashed by the Bonner brothers. Seeking protection from another bully, Declan Mannion, Martin is forced to play cupid to set him up with his sister. Outraged at Martin being bullied, Liam confronts Mr. Bonner, but instead the pair strike up an unlikely friendship, and Liam is welcomed into a clandestine support group for disenchanted fathers.
Every weeknight, the Emmy winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.
Many years have passed since Dr Blake first returned home from war to run his father's old practice. But Ballarat is no longer the sanctuary from the outside world it used to be. There's a new chief superintendent who doesn't approve of Blake's unorthodox methods, and despite the pathologist solving the crimes which have confounded the police, he is determined to get rid of Blake for good. Even dependable Jean, his housekeeper and assistant, is thinking of leaving town as her own past comes back to haunt her. Amid the upheaval the mysteries continue and Lucien Blake will face his most personal challenge yet as he tries solving his own mother's mysterious death.
THE MEDICINE GAME, a film six years in the making, shares the remarkable journey of two brothers from the Onondoga Nation driven by a single goal-to beat the odds and play the sport of lacrosse for national powerhouse Syracuse University. The Onondaga Nation, tucked away in central New York State, is a sovereign Native American community known to produce some of the top lacrosse players in the world. The Iroquois people play a ceremonial game of lacrosse, referred to as the "medicine game" - a very important medicine ceremony played to ward off sicknesses from the tribe. The obstacles in the brothers' way are frequent and daunting, but their love for the game, each other, and their family's unyielding determination propels these young men towards their dream. THE MEDICINE GAME, a film six years in the making, shares the remarkable journey of two brothers from the Onondoga Nation driven by a single goal - to beat the odds and play the sport of lacrosse for national powerhouse Syracuse University. The obstacles in their way are frequent and daunting, but the brothers' love for the game, each other, and their family's unyielding determination propel these young men towards their dream.
This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. "Listening Is an Act of Love" features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, where everyday people sit down together to share memories and tackle life's important questions. Framing these intimate conversations from across the country is an interview between StoryCorps founder Dave Isay and his inquisitive 9-year-old nephew, Benji, animated in the inimitable visual style of The Rauch Brothers.
Dr. Northrup has always counseled that health isn't just for the young. Now, in response to thousands of requests from readers, radio show listeners, lecture attendees, and fans from all over the world, she has turned her attention to the subject of women and aging - and once again, proves to be a fearless thinker, pioneer and author whose work is always based on impeccable research. In her newest PBS special, Christiane Northrup, M.D. visionary pioneer and one of the world's leading authorities in the field of women's health and wellness, addresses the subject that hits the sweetest of sweet spots among the female 60+ PBS audience demographic: she takes on the topic of "aging" - and turns it on its head! She challenges the most popular but least helpful perspectives on women's "aging," replacing the notion of decline and decrepitude with the profound understanding that growing older means an increase in wisdom and value. Dr. Northrup skillfully collects and interprets research from astronaut studies, eldercare, the fields of sexuality, orthopedics and other areas, and combines them with her own clinical and life experience. The result is 7 Steps that every woman should take in her journey to getting older - without aging. The special was taped at Boston's Calderwood Pavilion, in front of an audience of wildly enthusiastic Northrup fans!