Huell's off to Yosemite National Park where he walks the newly rehabilitated trails to the base of Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in North America.
Huell looks at two historic examples of water under pressure: first at the Malakoff Diggins State Park in the Sierra foothills, where for decades miners used tremendous water cannons to help dissolve mountains in search of precious metals. Today Huell visits a vast man-made valley that remains a testament to the power of this process. Next, Huell visits California's Old Faithful Geyser in Calistoga--one of only three in the world.
On May 10, 1869, the Last Spike of the Transcontinental Railroad was ceremonially driven into a polished California Laurel railroad tie at Promontory, Utah. Huell learns about its mysterious disappearance and re-discovery and also gets a special sneak preview of this rare artifact on a visit to the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University and the California State Railroad Museum.
Following the the coastal "Redwood Route" as it has since 1885, the Skunk Train takes Huell on an inspiring ride through ageless redwoods and over spectacular mountains. It began as a logging train taking valuable lumber to the Mendocino Coast, and now provides passengers a glimpse of history and scenic beauty.
Instrumental rock guitarist Joe Satriani honors the pioneer of the electric guitar, Les Paul, at the Iridium before a sold-out crowd.
ACL presents highlights from the 2014 Americana Music Festival, recorded in Nashville. Performers include Loretta Lynn, Jackson Browne and Taj Mahal.
Why are religions so pervasive, across diverse human cultures? If God exists, would God have made it so? But there are entirely natural reasons to expect the widespread belief in God.
EUROPEAN JOURNAL looks beyond the headlines and sound bites to deliver relevant, unbiased and imaginative reporting on the events shaping the political, economic and cultural landscape of Europe. Each week, teams of journalists, photographers and producers scour the continent in search of stories with impact and meaning for American viewers, while alternating presenters Jim Gibbons and Cathy Smith provide in-depth analysis on this dynamic region.
Explore an art installation takes on the pressing issue of water shortages and challenges the community to action. The Center For Women & Their Work presents THIRST, which memorializes the loss of over 300 million trees that died in the Texas in the drought of 2011. The exhibit also encourage an exchange of ideas about the impact that a scarcity of water will have on Texas and beyond.
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.
It's the grand opening of the Bobland Bay Promenade. As Bob and the team put up some spectacular lights for the big ceremony, Bristle the street-cleaner arrives to keep the new town spotlessly clean. Before long, important items are missing. It's a mystery, but Bob puts the clues together and they all point to Bristle! Is he really the culprit? Zoomer the skidoo is staying with Bob in Sunflower Valley. When a huge snowfall blocks the whole valley, Zoomer's caterpillar tracks are ideal to help Scoop find his way through the snow with his snowplough to clear the valley. But Zoomer is impatient and easily distracted. When he sees a distressed little rabbit he leaves Scoop on his own. With no expert guidance, Scoop drives into a deep snow bank and gets stuck. Zoomer is very sorry. He was only trying to help the little rabbit, but Bob has a great machine-inspired idea to help the animals!
Another Fine Mess - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible When Emily Elizabeth puts off the responsibility of cleaning her room, the mess grows until she can't find anything. She spends so much time trying to find things that she misses out on fun activities like reading to Clifford and playing with her friends. She soon learns that taking care of responsibility now can save a lot of trouble later. King Mac - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful When T-Bone thinks he is responsible for getting Mac in trouble, he goes overboard to help Mac in any way he can. But Mac shows a lack of respect for their friendship by taking advantage of his little friend's guilt.
Chirp can't seem to protect her acorn collection from several ravenous squirrels and one thoughtless duck. Chirp has a perilous (but thrilling!) adventure when she meets up with a big, red balloon. Then, Elly gets a fancy new pair of dress up shoes. She loves wearing them so much that she won't take them off, even to go to bed!
Mama's New Job - When Mama decides to open her own quilt shop, Papa and the cubs are convinced they won't be able to cope around the house without her. However it's only when they stop thinking about themselves and start thinking about supporting Mama and her new endeavour do Papa and the cubs band together to share the load and make it work. Mighty Milton - When a new cub at school is teased by Too-Tall and thegang for his lack of sporting ability, Brother takes it upon himself to help his new friend renew his self- esteem by finding value in the things he can do well.
Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia)
Telly helps Alan pick pickled peppers for each customer, while Peter Piper tries to find something more pizzazzier to do. Educational objective: Literacy/Math/Self-Regulation
Red has taken Peter Piper's peppers without asking, and now he's mad! What happens when the Super Readers try to help Hansel and Gretel get out of a similar sticky (sweet) situation? Only the unexpected! After overcoming a few storybook obstacles, we finally find out the witch's side of the story, and Red learns to be more considerate. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of manners, discover the alphabet, and identify the letters F, R and T. In addition, young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, and use opposite words to change the story.
Caillou Makes a Meal: Caillou makes pizza for dinner with his family, and learns that home-made pizza can be just as good as the fast-food pizza they have delivered to their door...and it's fun to make! Educational Objective: Taking time and effort to do things yourself, rather than having them done for you. Caillou's New Groove: Mommy and Daddy are gone overnight and Grandpa and Grandma are babysitting. Caillou and Rosie are excited, until they realize Grandma and Grandpa do things a little differently than their parents. When Grandpa reads a bedtime story with different (and funnier) voices, Caillou realizes different can be good. Educational Objective: The importance of adapting to change. Caillou Goes Bowling: Caillou is hesitant to try bowling, until he gets to the bowling alley and sees how much fun his friend, Sarah, is having while bowling. Caillou gives it a try...and he likes it! Educational Objective: The importance of trying new activities.
After a school-wide pet fair, Tito is upset because the winners, Freddy and Cesar Castillo, make fun of his tarantula and gloat about winning the first prize. When their teasing goes a little too far, Tito (with Maya's encouragement) blurts out that he has an even better pet - a chupacabra (a mythical winged carnivore of Puerto Rican lore). Now Freddy and Cesar, along with half the neighborhood, want to see the creature, and Maya and Tito have to figure out how they're going to make this legendary creature appear.
It's the CyberSquad's most ingenious plan ever - and most dangerous! If they can insert a new memory chip into Hacker's H-Drive, they can turn him from evil to good. Once he's been shrunk and is inside Hacker, Matt's mission goes like clockwork until a force field is activated and envelops the H-Drive. All seems lost until Digit remembers a robot that Dr Marbles made that can break through any force field. They can shrink it down and send it in to help Matt... but must first figure out how to make it follow their commands. Can Inez, Jackie and Digit program the robot in time?
Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders and scientists in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Bead it, wear it and love it; designs to make and wear today. Katie creates a spiral bloom bracelet using irregular seed beads flowers and leaves, enjoy a peak at Elizabeth Ward's Czech glass collection, and last learn how to use large hole beads to make wire wrapped focal beads for a necklace with Candie Cooper.
In Arkansas, we catch and prepare frogs, before traveling to Maryland to explore the other end of the spectrum, meeting a local farmer who's created an animal sanctuary to save livestock from slaughter. It's a study in contrasts of two approaches to sustainability. Back at home, Roger plants and harvests peas, and Chef Marian makes a pea and cucumber side dish.
Jerry finishes up the boat sails and the body of the boat in this episode. He uses a #4 bristle brush with white glazes on the sail making sure to leave the brush strokes so that the sail appears to be blowing in the wind. He then uses Cadmium Red to finish out the portion of the sail. Any final details on the boat and the water are completed before the final step which is splattering. Jerry demonstrates how to take a toothbrush, mix gesso white and splatter the spray of the water in and around the boat, the white caps and how to remove the over spray.
Natural Healing with Mark Stengler, focuses on providing viewers with cutting edge, scientific approaches to achieving optimum health with holistic and natural remedies. Mark and Angela Stengler a unique combination of a doctor-doctor, husband and wife team with tremendous passion and experience for holistic medicine host the series. They are best-selling authors and successful practitioners whose mission is helping people with their health through natural, safe, proven methods. Episodes will cover health issues as varied as arthritis, fatigue, ADHD, cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, fungal infections, memory loss, weight loss, and more. Viewers are educated as to how they can get beyond symptoms and uncover the cause of illness. They are provided information about natural remedies and nutritional breakthroughs as a means to prevent and treat disease and ailments. Mark and Angela show viewers the power of natural healing therapies that work within the human body. Warm, entertaining and informative, this series provides research-supported approaches to achieving health and vitality. Future seasons of Natural Healing with Mark Stengler are planned.
NEWSLINE is produced by NHK, Japan's news leading public broadcaster, featuring global news and current affairs, business, sports, science and technology trends plus global weather forecasts from over 30 news bureaus throughout the world.
MotorWeek, television's longest running automotive series, is in its third decade of reviewing cars, trucks and utilities spanning the needs and dreams of a broad spectrum of buyers. From pure-electric to pure performance, MotorWeek looks at factors mattering most to consumers. But, MotorWeek is more than just a show about new cars. It's also about keeping the car you own running, and keeping pace with the latest automotive lifestyle trends as America continues its love affair with cars.
100 YEARS OF COMMERCIAL FLIGHT: The highs and the lows of an industry that has become an essential part of our lives.
The tables are turned as art detective Philip Mould puts one of his own finds under the microscope, a painting he bought that he believes could be the work of 17th century artist Anthony van Dyck. If he is right, it could be worth a small fortune. But to prove it, the piece will have to undergo a thorough restoration, involving the removal of layers of paint - and then be authenticated by an impartial expert. Will Philip's reputation - and the painting - make it to the end of the journey unscathed?
In Jacksonville, Florida, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stuart Whitehurst travel to the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum to learn about a 17th-century pirate book. Highlights include a Babyland Rag topsy-turvy doll, ca. 1905, composed of both a Babyland Rag doll and a Steiff bear; a diamond Art Deco bracelet watch, purchased 30 years ago for a few hundred dollars and now estimated at $10,000 to $12,000; and Robert E. Lee's own map of critical battle areas around Richmond, brought to the ROADSHOW by a descendant of General Richard Stoddert Ewell, now worth $50,000 to $ 100,000.
A group of passionate restorers resurrect one of the oldest operating steam locomotives in the United States, built in 1891 in New Jersey and made famous in movies like High Noon and Rawhide. Remaining true to the original's complex engineering and construction requires incredible precision and patience, and the team struggles to complete the project before its scheduled Fourth of July debut.
Unemployment rates remain high in the United States, particularly in minority communities. Guests Carl Jefferson, the president of the National Association of African American Human Resources and Roz Howard from the Baltimore One-Stop Job Center, reveal the best places to find a new job
Guest: Bruce Berkowitz, Portfolio Manager, The Fairholme Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack revisits an exclusive interview with The Fairholme Fund's "Great Investor" Bruce Berkowitz after a legal setback involving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two of his major financial holdings.