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February 12, 2013
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5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
6:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Are You Wearing A Battery Charger?"  In this high tech episode, we feature the clothing of the future. No, our inventor, Dr. Faramarz Farahi, is not a fashion designer, but he does have some exciting and, some could say, electrifying outfits to model for this episode. Spending his professional life as an electrical engineer, industrial scientist, and educator, Faramarz is most at home in his lab. D
6:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D
7:00 pm 
History of Science  "What Is The Secret of Life?"  Michael Mosley presents the story of how the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the most complex organism known - the human body. It begins with attempts to save the lives of gladiators in Ancient Rome and unfolds to the microscopic world of cells and DNA. Part 5 of 6G
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Games Machines Play"  Alan Alda attends contests between machines and humans, mostly students who build them. He watches robots play soccer; visits a human-powered submarine contest; and observes small machines that must prove their efficiency at lowering a beam.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
10:00 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Are You Wearing A Battery Charger?"  In this high tech episode, we feature the clothing of the future. No, our inventor, Dr. Faramarz Farahi, is not a fashion designer, but he does have some exciting and, some could say, electrifying outfits to model for this episode. Spending his professional life as an electrical engineer, industrial scientist, and educator, Faramarz is most at home in his lab. D
10:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "Hey, Good Lookin', Whatcha Got Cookin'?"  Outdoor cooking has been a part of the American heritage since the country was founded, but with Al Contarino's new concept in grilling, it has taken on a whole new look. The Continous Convection Grill, as he calls it, works on the premise that heat escapes from your grill every time you peek into it. The inventor has built a prototype that proposes a way to watch what's coming on the grill without lifting the lid; to monitor burgers, steaks or chicken without hovering over a hot flame. D
11:00 pm 
History of Science  "What Is The Secret of Life?"  Michael Mosley presents the story of how the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the most complex organism known - the human body. It begins with attempts to save the lives of gladiators in Ancient Rome and unfolds to the microscopic world of cells and DNA. Part 5 of 6G
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chockfull of Surprises"  Jacques uses canned ingredients to make pumpkin gratin. He hides treasures inside tomato surprise and adds Romesco sauce to grilled striped bass.G
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
6:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Street Food Chronicles"  Much like the entire continent of Asia, street food is hugely popular in Korea and many of the most beloved dishes in the country come from street carts and stands. In this episode, Marja and Jean-Georges eat street food all over the peninsula, including silkworm larvae, hoddeok, sweet pancakes filled with peanuts and sugar, and Dragon's Beard, a candy made of stretched honey and nuts. At home, Marja makes her version of bindaddeok, her signature take on this simple pancake made of freshly ground mung beans shallow-fried until browned and crisp. D
6:30 pm 
Christina  "Cook Your Way to Health"  Is it possible? Can we cook to create joy? Well, if junk food makes us feel bloated and lethargic, depressed and fat, it only makes sense that healthy natural food would make us feel happy, contented and vital. And just thinking about hot fudge sundaes should take the sting out of healthy eating. D
7:00 pm 
Hometime  "Quartz Kitchen Remodel"  Dean, Miriam and the crew demo some old kitchen countertops and install new quartz surfaces. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 1"  Rick begins his favorite 3,000-mile European loop while providing information about essential travel skills. He packs 30 years of travel experience into his practical advice while he is on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "In Taiwan, A Sense of Place - Part 1"  These two programs take a new approach to television travel. In each half-hour, three people, who have come to the United States from Taiwan and achieved considerable success, describe the reasons they immigrated to America, what they have accomplished in the U.S. and what they recommend to visitors in their native country. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chockfull of Surprises"  Jacques uses canned ingredients to make pumpkin gratin. He hides treasures inside tomato surprise and adds Romesco sauce to grilled striped bass.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
9:30 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Coastal Tailgate"  Tailgate Kings of ESPN "The Feasty Boys" share their grilling secrets with a succulent seafood pouch recipe. Then warm up with some Tillamook Cheddar Cheese and Lager Soup and sweeten the deal with Pecan Pie Squares. The Kitchen Goddess will share tips on making perfect parking lot party. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Asia Express"  Joanne embraces teaching traditional recipes and then showing new ways to use them. She and her student Reggie make mayonnaise and create an Asian inspired meal of tuna burgers with wasabi mayonnaise and Thai cabbage and grapefruit slaw, leaving Reggie wondering if he will ever buy mayonnaise again. Recipes: Grilled Yellowtail Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise and Thai Cabbage and Grapefruit Slaw. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 1"  Rick begins his favorite 3,000-mile European loop while providing information about essential travel skills. He packs 30 years of travel experience into his practical advice while he is on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London. Part 1 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "One Hundred Years of Solitude"  Gabriel Garcia Marquez's multigenerational saga of the Buendia family in the isolated town of Macondo inaugurated the boom in Latin American literature in the 1970s and marked the beginning of magical realism. Writer Sandra Cisneros and scholar of Latin American literature, Ilan Stavans lend their thoughts and voices to the discussion of this epic novel. D
11:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The God of Small Things"  Fraternal twins Rahel and Estha struggle to reclaim their lives after their childhood is destroyed by tragic circumstances. As past and present merge in this narrative of Indian society and politics, the many layers of the caste system are mirrored in the poetic and inventive language of the author. Featured speakers include Simon Gikandi of Princeton University, author Evelyn Ch'ien. D
5:30 pm 
Young Lincoln   Historians share their insight into Abraham Lincoln's boyhood, his close family bonds and personal tragedies that helped shape his attitudes, mold his character and cast a dark shadow of depression on his adult life.G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber, presenting his plan and solutions for issues facing the nation. The Republican response to the address follows.G
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
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10:00 pm 
Home Fields: Digging Into Local Food   Americans seem to be spending a lot of time talking about how and what they eat. Credit the local food movement for much of this discussion. From home gardens to farmers markets to a concern about food "miles," Americans are connecting to food in new ways. D
10:30 pm 
Young Lincoln   Historians share their insight into Abraham Lincoln's boyhood, his close family bonds and personal tragedies that helped shape his attitudes, mold his character and cast a dark shadow of depression on his adult life.G
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Attenborough's Life Stories: Our Fragile Planet"  In honor of Sir David Attenborough's 60th anniversary on television, this three-part miniseries focuses on three fields that David Attenborough feels have been transformed most profoundly: filmmaking, science and the environment. Richly illustrated with the sequences (re-mastered in HD) that Attenborough has spent 60 years capturing, new interviews in which he revisits the content, stories and locations that were featured in his landmark series, and packed with the personal anecdotes of the BBC's most accomplished raconteur, "Attenborough's Life Stories" is a singular synopsis of a unique half-century plus. In "Our Fragile Planet," Sir David Attenborough reflects on the dramatic impact that human beings have had on the natural world during his lifetime. D
5:00 pm 
Curious George  "Ice Station Monkey/The Perfect Carrot"  George tries to find Chinstrap penguins in the Antarctic and must stay in a cave during a blizzard.G
5:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice"  Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them! Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!. D
6:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf"  Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story. D
6:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "An Armored Tail Tale/Pterasaur Flying Club"  An Armored Tail Tale - The Pteranodons tag along as Hank Ankylosaurus visits the Big Pond to scout a Dinoball talent named Eugene Euoplocephalus. Eugene is a smaller version of Hank, an armored dinosaur with a giant tail-club. Hank and Eugene really hit it off, and after they all play Dinoball, Hank recruits Eugene to play on his team! Pterosaur Flying Club - Tiny and Shiny practice their swoop-de-loops and other flying moves in anticipation of their play-date with fellow Pterosaurs Petey Peteinosaurus and Quincy Quetzalcoatlus. D
7:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Don't Wake The Baby"  Leela hums as she rocks her sleeping baby niece, Nila, in a bassinet in the arbor. Telly and Elmo come bounding in loudly trying to offer their help, but Leela insists that she doesn't need any assistance. She's hoping Nila will stay asleep as long as there aren't any loud noises on Sesame Street. D
8:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Sleepover/Backyard Camping"  Daniel's Sleepover - Daniel and his parents go to Prince Wednesday's castle for a family sleepover. When Daniel and Prince Wednesday go through their bedtime routines together, Daniel realizes how different it is sleeping at Prince Wednesday's castle. As bedtime nears, Daniel and Prince Wednesday notice some things that are just a little bit scary. D
8:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "My Shrinking Shoes"  When Sid's shoes don't fit, he declares that his shoes must be shrinking. Sid and his friends discover that it's hard to see things growing, because growing happens slowly over time. It turns out Sid's shoes weren't shrinking -- he was growing!. D
9:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon"  Robots to the Rescue! - When Frog discovers that you can make a word "more than one" by adding the letter S to the end of it, he becomes a mad scientist of sorts, making more and more of everything! Frog learns that while having a lot of stuff might seem like a good idea, too much of anything soon leads to chaos. Frog fortunately has a robot who likes to clean up! Build a Word: ROBOTS. Radio Read-a-thon - Duck asks Frog to read his favorite book on Ant's radio station because he can't read it himself. D
9:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Snowman"  Snowflakes - Caillou eagerly awaits the first snowfall of winter, and imagines himself building the biggest snowman in the world. When the snowflakes finally start to fall he rushes outside to play. He and Sarah take a close look at some snowflakes, and then go inside to make their own snowflakes out of paper. D
10:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Rabbits/Listen"  Rabbits - BJ is pretending to be a great detective. But all great detectives need a mystery to solve! One quickly comes his way when an animal nibbles on one of Baby Bop's healthy snacks. BJ, Barney, and Baby Bop uncover several clues along the way and soon realize the animal is someone's pet rabbit. D
10:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Winter Delights"  Merry Misty Island - It's the Winter Holidays on the Island of Sodor. Dash, Bash and Ferdinand decide to throw a party. This is their first party and they're not really sure what to do and they won't ask Thomas to help them. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Ice Station Monkey/The Perfect Carrot"  George tries to find Chinstrap penguins in the Antarctic and must stay in a cave during a blizzard.G
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Smells/Martha Hears"  Martha Smells - Martha is secretly trapped inside Pablum and Weaselgraft's hideout. Martha Hears - For the same story from a different sensory perspective, Martha once again finds herself trapped in Weaselgraft and Pablum's lair, but this time she leads Helen and TD to their hideout by describing what she hears.G

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