Tag Archives: PBS

How to Put an End to Distracted Driving? Listen to Your Kids!

How to Put an End to Distracted Driving? Listen to Your Kids!

A new initiative to reduce distracted driving. Read More

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To Catch a Comet: PBS Documentary About Rosetta

To Catch a Comet: PBS Documentary About Rosetta

You may have heard the amazing news last week that the European Space Agency successfully landed a probe on a comet. This week as part of its “Think Wednesday” programming, PBS will broadcast To Catch a Comet, an hour-long, in-depth documentary about the the mission and how the ESA managed to land the Philae lander on an icy rock hurtling through space. Read More

Ten Things That Make Arthur A Great Geeklet Show

Ten Things That Make Arthur A Great Geeklet Show

Marc Brown’s bookworm aardvark-who-doesn’t-look-anything-like-an-aardvark has long been sharing shout-outs to geek culture and fandom. There are dozens of references and parodies and plots exploring science (both fiction and fact), art, classic literature, movies… Honestly, it’s hard to find a show for younger kids that’s better at appealing to geek parents and sowing all sorts of neat ideas. Read More

Procrastination Destination

Procrastination Destination

Housework would never get done if it weren’t for procrastination. It’s amazing how important the organization of the spice cabinet is when I have a writing deadline. But the internet gives me so many, many ways to distract myself from the task at hand. Read More