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Science
3:59 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"Making Stuff Colder" on Nova airs Wednesday, October 30th at 8 pm

Host and New York Times technology columnist David Pogue returns to the acclaimed miniseries, which this time explores how technology makes stuff faster, colder, safer and wilder.

"Making Stuff Colder" on Nova airs on Wednesday, October 30th at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

Science
3:56 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Find out more about wolverines on Nature on Wednesday at 7 pm

Wolverine on branch. Haines, AK.

Its name stirs images of the savage, the untamable. Legend paints it as a solitary, blood-thirsty killer that roams the icy heart of the frozen north, taking down prey as large as moose, crushing bones to powder with its powerful jaws. But there is another image of the wolverine that is just beginning to emerge, one that is far more complex than its reputation suggests. This film takes viewers into the secretive world of the largest and least-known member of the weasel family to reveal who this dynamic little devil truly is.

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Science
3:56 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Find out more about wolverines on Nature on Wednesday at 7 pm

Wolverine on branch. Haines, AK.

Its name stirs images of the savage, the untamable. Legend paints it as a solitary, blood-thirsty killer that roams the icy heart of the frozen north, taking down prey as large as moose, crushing bones to powder with its powerful jaws. But there is another image of the wolverine that is just beginning to emerge, one that is far more complex than its reputation suggests. This film takes viewers into the secretive world of the largest and least-known member of the weasel family to reveal who this dynamic little devil truly is.

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Arts
3:50 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"War of the Worlds" on American Experience can be seen on Tuesday, October 29th at 8 pm

Orson Welles is seen rehearsing his radio depiction of H.G. Wells' classic, The War of the Worlds on October 10, 1938. The broadcast, which claimed that aliens from Mars had invaded New Jersey, terrified thousands of Americans.

On Sunday, October 30, 1938, the night before Halloween, millions of Americans gathered around their radios and heard a news bulletin about strange explosions on Mars, followed by other reports that led them to believe an alien invasion was in progress. Relive the thrill of Orson Welles’ infamous radio dramatization of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, 75 years after it set off one of the biggest mass hysteria events in U.S. history.

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Arts
3:46 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

The African Americans continues with "The Age of Slavery (1800-1860)" on Tuesday at 7 pm"

“The Age of Slavery” illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people, these years were a time of opportunity, but for most African Americans, the era represented a new nadir. King Cotton fueled the rapid expansion of slavery into new territories and the forcible relocation of African Americans to the Deep South. Yet as slavery intensified, so did resistance. From individual acts to mass rebellions, African Americans demonstrated their determination to undermine and ultimately eradicate slavery.

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