Illinois Adventure #1501 “Rock Island Arsenal Museum”

Illinois Adventure #1501 “Rock Island Arsenal Museum”

>>>IT WAS HERE THAT HUNDREDS DIED OF DISEASE AND COLD. HERE MURDERERS TOOK THE LIFE OF DIED OF DISEASE AND COLD. HERE MURDERERS TOOK THE LIFE OF A FOUNDING FATHER AND HERE THE HERE MURDERERS TOOK THE LIFE OF A FOUNDING FATHER AND HERE THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER WAS FIRST A FOUNDING FATHER AND HERE THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER WAS FIRST BRIDGED.

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Whack! Jab! Crack! It’s a Blackback Land Crab Smackdown | Deep Look

Whack! Jab! Crack! It’s a Blackback Land Crab Smackdown | Deep Look

Lauren: Hi there, it’s Lauren. You’re about to watch the last Deep Look of 2018. If you want to get the inside track on what’s coming in January, join our community on Patreon! Link in the description. Curiosity Stream: Thanks to Curiosity Stream for supporting PBS Digital Studios. Lauren: Scoring that prime beach spot can be tough. Everyone’s fighting for

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The Island of Shrinking Mammoths

The Island of Shrinking Mammoths

We want to thank Google’s Science Journal App for supporting PBS Digital Studios In 1873, a geologist named Robert Stearns reported a rather odd find on the Channel Islands off the coast of southern California. He had discovered a single tooth from an animal that wasn’t known to have lived on the islands: a mammoth. The tooth was was a

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The Island of Huge Hamsters and Giant Owls

The Island of Huge Hamsters and Giant Owls

Greek and Roman mythology is full of stories about exotic islands that were home to weird and fearsome monsters — like one-eyed ogres, seductive sirens, and man-eating giants. And I’m here to tell you: Back in the late Miocene epoch, there was in fact an island–or maybe a group of islands– in the Mediterranean Sea that was populated with fantastic

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Geography Now! Azerbaijan

Geography Now! Azerbaijan

Alright, we finally reached the last country beginning with with an A..and that only took about I don’t know.. like 3 months?…alright, here we go – Azerbaijan! It’s time to learn geography…NOW!!! Hey everybody, I’m your host Paul Barbato, you know the drill…let’s dissect the flag! The flag of Azerbaijan is a tri-color banner of blue, red and green with

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Wisconsin Country Music Minute: Goose Island Ramblers

Wisconsin Country Music Minute: Goose Island Ramblers

The Goose Island Ramblers were a beloved trio of musicians from southern Wisconsin: George Gilbertson, Bruce Bollerud, and “Windy” Whitford. They performed a style of music that the folklorist Jim Leary has described as “polkabilly.” That is, they perform German-Polish dance music, along with southern hillbilly music. [“There’s No Norwegians in Dickeyville”] § There never was and there never will

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#WashWeekPBS Extra: Discussing the intersection of politics and the environment

#WashWeekPBS Extra: Discussing the intersection of politics and the environment

ROBERT COSTA: Fires in the Amazon rainforest to the receding white ice of the Arctic. Climate change confronts global leaders. This is the Washington Week Extra. Hello. I’m Robert Costa. Tonight we discuss the increasingly urgent intersection of politics and the environment. It was a week of promises, acrimony, and environmental upheaval. G-7 countries pledged 20 million (dollars) to help

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PBS NewsHour full episode September 3, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode September 3, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc on the Bahamas. We hear from the islands, as the massive storm moves closer to the U.S. mainland. Then: What is driving migrants? Amna Nawaz sits down with the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security following a visit to El Salvador. Plus: on

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The Horrors of Ancient Cataract Surgeries

The Horrors of Ancient Cataract Surgeries

Lots of people get cataracts in their eyes as they age. And for most of human history, surgeons couldn’t really help… But that didn’t stop them from trying. I’m Anna Rothschild, and this is Gross Science. The lens of your eye is a clear structure that sits just behind the iris and helps focus the light coming in. But sometimes

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