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8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   After arriving in Las Vegas, Nev., the Roadtrippers meet up with Rex Doty, a toy maker that creates toys for children in need, who inspires the team through his passion for giving. Next, the team heads to the restaurant Rick Moonen's rm Seafood to speak with none other than its charismatic chef and owner, Rick Moonen. D

9:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Dark Side of the Universe"  Alda joins astronomers as they wrestle with implications of their latest discoveries that indicate we see only a tiny fraction of the cosmos. Much of it may be dark matter or dark energy.G

10:00 am 
NOVA  "Power Surge"  NOVA focuses on some of the latest innovations among emerging technologies to help lower the temperature on global warming. These include artificial trees, cleaner coal, nuclear energy and schemes to re-engineer the entire climate system.G

11:00 am 
Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World   Historian Bettany Hughes seeks to understand the different beliefs and practices that form the core of the Buddhist philosophy, beginning at the Mahabodhi Temple in India where Buddhism was born. At Nepal's Boudhanath Stupa, she looks into the teaching of Buddha or dharma, and she explores karma at the Temple of the Tooth in Sri Lanka. At Wat Pho Temple in Thailand, Hughes considers Samsara, the cycle of birth and death Buddhists seek to end through enlightenment, and at Angkor Wat in Cambodia she learns about meditation. She also looks at Zen in Hong Kong and the concept of nirvana in Los Angeles.G

12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Colorado to Utah"  Trekker Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Denver, where she visits the U.S. Mint and enjoys the city's many outdoor pursuits. Next she hikes the Mesa Trail, joins an archaeological research trip at Crow Canyon, and delves into the history of the region's ancestral Pueblans. She then travels to Utah, home to numerous ski resorts, the Great Salt Lake and a plethora of breathtaking national parks - including Arches, Zion and Bryce Canyon.G

1:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. Correspondent John Larson travels to Ohio to assess how workers there are faring after the loss of millions of manufacturing jobs over the past 35 years. It's the fourth in Need to Know's series of "Main Street" reports. D

1:30 pm 

2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Social Entrepreneurs"  Join the Biz Kids and you'll meet social visionaries who use the same tools as profit-oriented entrepreneurs. Yet instead of building companies and large profits, these people create thriving organizations and powerful movements for social change. D

2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Jellyfish/Squirt Boats/Pueblo Mountain Hike"  Scientists study jellyfish and the vital role they play in the food chain. Cameras follow practitioners of the extreme sport.G

3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Great American Cookout"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals how to make the best Baltimore Pit Beef right at home. Then, host Christopher Kimball answers questions from viewers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ketchup. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North England's Lake District and Durham"  Rick hikes through the green mountain playground of the Cumbrian Lake District. He tours a slate mine and conquers stony summits. He also meets local residents, their dogs and sheep; plays cricket, hikes Hadrian's Wall; and is dazzled by Durham's Norman cathedral.G

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Power Surge"  NOVA focuses on some of the latest innovations among emerging technologies to help lower the temperature on global warming. These include artificial trees, cleaner coal, nuclear energy and schemes to re-engineer the entire climate system.G

5:00 pm 
Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World   Historian Bettany Hughes seeks to understand the different beliefs and practices that form the core of the Buddhist philosophy, beginning at the Mahabodhi Temple in India where Buddhism was born. At Nepal's Boudhanath Stupa, she looks into the teaching of Buddha or dharma, and she explores karma at the Temple of the Tooth in Sri Lanka. At Wat Pho Temple in Thailand, Hughes considers Samsara, the cycle of birth and death Buddhists seek to end through enlightenment, and at Angkor Wat in Cambodia she learns about meditation. She also looks at Zen in Hong Kong and the concept of nirvana in Los Angeles.G

6:00 pm 
Leonardo's Dream Machines   Experts use Leonardo da Vinci s drawings to attempt to build a giant crossbow and flying machine, 500 years after he committed the ideas to paper. The two teams use materials found in Leonardo s time and overcome inclinations to apply modern techniques. Part 1 and 2 of 2G

7:00 pm 
Winslow Homer: Society and Solitude   After 1880, Winslow Homer's painting evolved in a different way. During the final decades of his life he created a series of masterpieces that led to his reputation as the most profound visual poet of the sea, and of elemental themes of nature in general. Part 2 of 2G

8:00 pm 
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War   In October 1962, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. The film brings to life the three central characters - Kennedy, Castro and Krushchev - and explores how these powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and outlines the courage and luck it took to climb out again.G

9:00 pm 
Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World   Historian Bettany Hughes seeks to understand the different beliefs and practices that form the core of the Buddhist philosophy, beginning at the Mahabodhi Temple in India where Buddhism was born. At Nepal's Boudhanath Stupa, she looks into the teaching of Buddha or dharma, and she explores karma at the Temple of the Tooth in Sri Lanka. At Wat Pho Temple in Thailand, Hughes considers Samsara, the cycle of birth and death Buddhists seek to end through enlightenment, and at Angkor Wat in Cambodia she learns about meditation. She also looks at Zen in Hong Kong and the concept of nirvana in Los Angeles.G

10:00 pm 
Leonardo's Dream Machines   Experts use Leonardo da Vinci s drawings to attempt to build a giant crossbow and flying machine, 500 years after he committed the ideas to paper. The two teams use materials found in Leonardo s time and overcome inclinations to apply modern techniques. Part 1 and 2 of 2G

11:00 pm 
Winslow Homer: Society and Solitude   After 1880, Winslow Homer's painting evolved in a different way. During the final decades of his life he created a series of masterpieces that led to his reputation as the most profound visual poet of the sea, and of elemental themes of nature in general. Part 2 of 2G

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