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Netflix, Amazon Join Daytime Emmys Competish In Preschool Category

With grown-up series like “Orange Is the New Black,” “House of Cards” and “Transparent” drawing major kudos for Netflix and Amazon, the streaming services are now looking to score similar acclaim at the toddler level. 366 more words

Weekly Online

Two Heads Better than One

I was shown by a close peer this study, which experiments on the “wisdom of crowds”: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/0301/04-one.html The article defines the “wisdom of crowds in which a group’s averaged prediction is almost always more accurate than one individual’s guess, even if the members of the group haven’t discussed their answers with one another. 294 more words

Science

Cancer - The Emperor Of All Maladies

Cancer The Emperor Of All Maladies – Documentary 2015

This film tells the story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. 557 more words

English

TV Review: PBS Revisits Vietnam War With 'Kent State,' 'The Draft,' 'Last Days'

For those looking for nostalgia beyond the confines of “Mad Men,” PBS has responded to the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam War’s end with its own multipronged campaign, exploring the conflict from a variety of angles. 506 more words

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