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May 14, 2014
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12:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
12:30 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
1:00 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Energy and Growth"  There were microorganisms on earth approximately 2 billion years before any other life forms evolved. Because of this profound head- start they have evolved several different metabolic strategies for producing energy and securing the materials needed for growth. This program examines those mechanisms using examples that should be familiar to all students. D
1:30 am 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Life's Databases"  All life on earth uses DNA as an information storage molecule. This program deals with the way that information is expressed in cellular growth and metabolism. It also examines how the tools that helped us understand the genetics of inheritance can be used to solve both environmental and health problems. D
2:00 am 
Design Squad  "Skunk'd"  A guy named Skunk is looking for a bizarre bike and the Design Squad comes through with two newly created choppers (bikes).G
2:30 am 
Design Squad  "Ds Unplugged"  The teams take a crash course in pre-industrial building techniques as they compete to build 20-foot bridges - without the aid of power equipment.G
3:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Greenhouses for Year-Round Growing"  No matter how big or small, from commercial growing to the simplest homemade version, there's a greenhouse for any budget. They make year round growing a possibility no matter where you live. This episode covers the basics and shows off some great places as examples to inspire viewers that anyone can do it. D
3:30 am 
Growing a Greener World  "From Seed to Cellar; Living Homegrown Fresh"  With shrinking yards and budgets, the move towards more self-sufficiency and urban homesteading is one of the hottest topics today. We visit one Los Angeles urban homesteader to see how she supplements many daily provisions for her family, right from her own backyard. From raising backyard chickens, growing herbs and vegetables to preserving the bounty, this urban homesteader does it all with approachable and transferrable tips and ideas. D
4:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Economic Efficiency"  Rent control in New York City explains the effect of wage and price controls in a free market economy. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
French In Action  "Entertainment IV"  At Fouquet's on the Champs-Elysees, Mireille and Robert, joined by Hubert and Jean-Pierre, talk about theatre in Paris. And the man in black is seen behaving strangely again.G
6:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Weight Loss: Slenderize The Saddle Bags"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Big Hearted T-Bone/Cleo's Valentine Surprise"  BIG HEARTED T-BONE - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible T-Bone generously offers to watch Cleo's niece KiKi so Cleo can get some rest. But his honorable intentions are challenged when his female canine friend Mimi comes to town. CLEO'S VALENTINE SURPRISE - Clifford's Big Idea: Help Others Cleo, with some help from K.C. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Binky's Music Madness/Brain Freeze"  NULL
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat/Grandpa Bernie Cleans"  Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat: No cat is stronger than a Bookbot. unless the Bookbots are out of shape! And with little crime to fight, our heroes have become just that. Will they be able to get fit in time to stop a new literacy-loathing villain on the rise? Vocabulary: (E) fitness, in shape, lazy, sluggish, strength. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Clown Problem/The Ninja Problem"  The Clown Problem - The Circus. Peg and Cat help Mac achieve his dream of being a clown in the circus, by teaching him how funny it can be when things are exactly the wrong size. The Ninja Problem - Japan. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic"  The Pteranodon family rides the Dinosaur Train - now with extra cars attached -- as it continues picking up more dinosaurs that are in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. The Pteranodon family reunites with some dinosaurs they've met before, and are introduced to species they've never met! The Pteranodon kids also learn about classification, and Don leads the way organizing the dinosaurs on the Train by their species, features, and size. The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train, now very crowded with all 26 dinosaurs mentioned in the `Dinosaurs A to Z' song. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Observe, Record, Annoy"  Oscar is taking a computer class in Grouchology where the golden rule is to observe, record, and annoy. The first question that he must investigate is "What do worms like to squirm on best?" Professor Messla tells him he must set up an experiment where he observes (watches closely and carefully), records (writes down what he discovers), and annoy someone while he is doing it. Oscar heads over to Hooper's where he pours coffee grinds and olive oil all over Alan's nice clean counter. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Plays Ball/O Builds A Tower"  Daniel Plays Ball - Daniel, Miss Elaina and Prince Wednesday are at the park with Prince Tuesday. They decide to play a game with a ball. Daniel struggles to catch the ball and gets very frustrated. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Seed The Science Kid"  At breakfast, Sid discovers seeds in his apple, and decides that seeds really get in the way when you're trying to eat the apple! This leads Sid to investigate seeds with his friends at the Science Center, where they learn that many living things grow in life cycles. And while many fruits start out as seeds, many animals start out as eggs. The kids investigate frog eggs, butterfly eggs, and chicken eggs, and then see the fully-grown animals they grow into. D
12:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Stars in the Sky"  Princess Pea wants to play in a rainbow, but her mother says it simply can't be done! So the Super Readers soar into the story The Stars in the Sky and accompany a little girl named Ella with a big dream of her own! As the Super Readers climb higher and higher they begin to wonder - will they play with the stars, or merely wish on them? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of fantasy, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Discovers"  Caillou discovers new things today and is so excited when Daddy brings home a computer. He learns to share the computer with his entire family - even Gilbert! Caillou and Leo are playing dinosaurs in the backyard and discover a fish fossil rock. They visit the library to learn more about dinosaurs and fossils. D
1:00 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Wild Weather"  It's a rainy day on the Island of Sodor. Big puddles are everywhere. Thomas decides to have a game of splashing puddles with Rosie. D
1:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Plays Ball/O Builds A Tower"  Daniel Plays Ball - Daniel, Miss Elaina and Prince Wednesday are at the park with Prince Tuesday. They decide to play a game with a ball. Daniel struggles to catch the ball and gets very frustrated. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat/Grandpa Bernie Cleans"  Bookbots 3: Fit Fights Fat: No cat is stronger than a Bookbot. unless the Bookbots are out of shape! And with little crime to fight, our heroes have become just that. Will they be able to get fit in time to stop a new literacy-loathing villain on the rise? Vocabulary: (E) fitness, in shape, lazy, sluggish, strength. D
3:00 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Clown Problem/The Ninja Problem"  The Clown Problem - The Circus. Peg and Cat help Mac achieve his dream of being a clown in the circus, by teaching him how funny it can be when things are exactly the wrong size. The Ninja Problem - Japan. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Nocan The Contrarian/Meat My Dad"  Nocan The Contrarian - Mr. Botsford wins the role of "Mayor for the Day" just as WordGirl's newest villain Nocan the Contrarian lands ashore. When Mr. Botsford says "down" he says "up"! When WordGirl says "attack" he says "defend" followed by a barbaric yelp. WordGirl has to find his weakness in order to restore the city to normalcy. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Bat in the Brownies"  When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Out of Sync"  The kids use mathematical patterns to create and understand musical rhythms to stop Hacker's plan.G
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Gearing Up for Getting Ruff's Goat"  All of the Cat Grooming shows are competing with Ruff's ratings and he's desperate to find the mythical Helmet of Victory that will reverse his fortunes. Uncle MacRuffmantosh calls with news that he thinks he's located the Helmet on a faraway mountaintop, so Ruff plans to ride his trusty tricycle up the mountain to retrieve the prize. (Unfortunately, the tricycle doesn't work so well on mountainous slopes. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Macy's results lost some of their recent magic. Should investors be concerned about the department store that's been the darling of Wall Street? And, why President Obama says hundreds of thousands of jobs are at risk if Congress lets the Highway Trust Fund run dry. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Nature  "Leave It to Beavers"  Once valued for their fur or hunted as pests, beavers are seen in a new light. Beaver enthusiasts and "employers" reveal ways in which beavers are helping to transform and revive landscapes - finding water in a bone-dry desert, recharging water tables and coaxing life back into damaged lands.G
8:00 pm 
Idaho Debates 2014  "Republican Governor Candidates"  The contenders meet to debate in the IdahoPTV studios.G
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Escape from Nazi Alcatraz"  Imprisoned in the notorious Colditz Castle, a group of British officer POWs plan an escape. In a secret attic workshop, they construct a two-man glider out of bed sheets and floorboards, hoping to fly to freedom from the roof of the castle. But the war ends before they can use it.G
10:00 pm 
Islands on the Edge   Meet the people of the Hebrides who are learning to live side-by-side with their wild neighbors. They include Andrew Abrahams, who is attempting to turn Colonsay Island into a nature reserve for bees; Alice Starmore, an artist; and Innes Henderson, the Coll fisherman who steers his boat through basking sharks. Part 4 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

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