‘Linda Vista’ Broadway Review: Tracy Letts Play Gets Last Laugh On Know-It-All Radiohead Hater   Other

Dick Wheeler, the lead character – he’s hardly a “hero” – in Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista, a very funny new play about a very sad, not very likable man, is the type of determined, opinionated loser who has reached middle age with both a decided pride and worn-down boredom with his own contrariness, his mental library of trivia and hard-knock wisdom having left
The Real Story of John Snow   Video

While you might hear the name John Snow and think of dragons and unfruitful endings. There was a real life physician whose efforts saved lives and built the foundation for modern epidemiology. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by
Do You Need 10,000 Steps a Day?   Video

Check out The Serengeti Rules, airing October 9th at 8pm ET on PBS, or at https://to.pbs.org/2oxTWF4 to learn how five pioneering scientists discovered a single set of rules that govern all life! There are a whole lot of people out there who have bought into the notion that, in order to be physically fit, you should aim for taking 10,000 steps a day. But where did this
Early Broadcast Season Takeaways: No Breakout Hits, Low Live+SD Ratings, Modest Live+7 Gains, Fox Rises   Other

For people involved in broadcast television, it was quite a rude awakening the morning of Premiere Tuesday when the fast nationals for the first night of the 2019-20 season came out. New series across the board were opening at Live+Same Day levels that even a year ago would have had networks sharpening the cancellation axe. By Friday morning, those initially seeming
The Universe As We Know It Shouldn’t Exist | The Matter-Antimatter Problem   Video

The universe is a pretty grand place to live, but scientists have one issue with it, it's an anomaly that should be scientifically impossible. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge
Ang Lee: A Visionary Director Comes Face-To-Face With 3D’s Dimming Prospects   Other

EXCLUSIVE: Disappointment was written all over the face of filmmaker Ang Lee last week as he walked through a Los Angeles restaurant peering into the dimly lit corners in search of his waiting audience. The audience, in this case, was an interviewer eager talk to the three-time Oscar winner about his latest project, Gemini Man, the Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media
Why People are Always Fighting Over the Thermostat   Video

Negotiating thermostat settings can be really frustrating, but your officemate isn't trying to freeze you out on purpose. Stefan explains the science behind why people experience temperatures differently. Fun fact: Stefan wears a jacket inside year round. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support
‘Slave Play’ Review: Who Says Broadway Isn’t Ready For Jeremy O. Harris?   Other

One of the first hints – an uneasy moment in a remarkable evening full of them – planted in Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play suggesting that all is not as it seems (and even what it seems isn’t entirely clear) comes shortly into the opening scenario. A black woman, dressed in Antebellum slave garb, and a white man, attired in the sort of short-hand plantation overseer
Things That Go Bump in Your Brain: 4 Scientific Explanations for Ghosts   Video

Wandering an old dark place at night sounds pretty scary, but you can take comfort in the fact that ghostly encounters can be explained by natural phenomena: no “super-” prefix necessary. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support
Are Soft Cheeses Dangerous During Pregnancy?   Video

You may have heard the oddly specific advice that pregnant people shouldn't eat soft cheeses, but there's a very good reason for that, and it applies to more than just dairy products. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow