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July 31, 2012
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2:00 am 
Right to Risk: A 15 Day Journey Through Arizona's Grand Canyon   Eight individuals with disabilities and their guides face the challenges of rafting down 225 miles of the Colorado River and wilderness of the Grand Canyon. The men and women share their insights to overcome prejudice and negative attitudes.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "$25k Compact Crossover Shootout"  Road Test: $25K Compact Crossover Shootout. Road Test: 2012 Fisker Karma. Goss' Garage: Electronic Add-ons. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Wing in a Sling"  Big Bird is happily roller skating along Sesame Street. Uh-oh! Crash! Big Bird falls down! Chris runs over to help Big Bird who has injured his wing. Chris suggests they visit Dr. Berger so she can take a look, while the Count offers to watch Hooper's store until Chris and Big Bird get back. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Hello, Doggie!"  When Sid hears dogs barking in his neighborhood, he wonders if they're talking to him. At school, Sid discovers that animals do communicate in lots of different ways, like using body language, making sounds, and barking!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Bears of the Last Frontier: Arctic Wanderers"  In early November, Chris Morgan travels to the North Slope town of Kaktovik where each year polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice. In late spring, he is on the north slope of the Brooks Range, where grizzlies wait for the thousands of caribou that migrate through. Part 3 of 3G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Long a favorite of Europe's elite, the coastline still sparkles with yachts. Rick follows in the footsteps of the 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then he visits picturesque artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Belgium"  Rudy samples superb chocolate and first-rate beer, listens to folk music and views Bruegel paintings.G

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Baja People: Oases/Mountains"  Adorning the walls in a dry cave are the musing and memories of the ancient people who eked out a living in this inhospitable land. These pictographs are world famous for their depiction of the lives and legends of the ancient, vanished Cochimi Indians. Halfway across the peninsula, our group visits the top of the Sierra del San Francisco Mountains. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Gourmet Fish/Pesce Di Bungustao (Guest Jasper White)"  Seafood celebrity chef extraordinaire Jasper White brings a beautiful piece of halibut nella cucina - in the kitchen - to prepare a recipe guaranteed to make your mouth water: Braised Halibut with Saffron, Fennel, Tomatoes and Mussels, swimming in a golden sauce. Mary Ann makes your mouth water even more when she creates Stuffed Flounder with Spinach, Carrot and Ginger. No matter which recipe you like more, you're hooked. D

9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Xalkidiki"  Eva visits a beautiful seaside resort and a traditional village with a history that spans 28 centuries and Chef Yanni makes sea bass with artichokes and potatoes, mushroom risotto and galaktoboureko with a twist. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Convent Food"  Aren't convents supposed to be austere, dull places? In Mexico, everything's a little more colorful - including the food of Catholic nuns. Delicious, labor-intensive mole is probably the most well-known food to come out of the convents, but Pati will explore some easier, but just as tasty recipes, including: Picadillo Empanadas of the Immaculate Conception; White Rice and Poblano Rajas Casserole; Almond and Porto Cake. D

10:00 am 
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

10:30 am 
Garden SMART   Landscape Makeover - Part 3. From retaining walls to plants, from landscape design to gardening tips, all are addressed as our gardening experts show us how to overcome some significant landscape challenges and we complete our landscape makeover project. Join us as we GardenSMART. D

11:00 am 
Artist Toolbox  "Massimo & Lella Vignelli"  "Design must be intellectually elegant," poses Massimo Vignelli. "What is intellectually elegant? Well, it's the opposite of vulgar." As the man behind such simple and beautiful design from the Helvetica font to the New York Subway map, the design world is indebted to this pragmatic yet lyrical designer. D

11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Lafayette: Sounds from the Bayou"  In this enchanting episode, host Jacob Edgar experiences the food, lifestyles and culture of Southwest Louisiana. Lafayette is the epicenter of Cajun and Creole culture, where the infectious rhythms of Zydeco and Cajun music echo across the bayou. There, Edgar settles in to picturesque Dockside Studios for a session with Roddie Romero, a talented local musician. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Falling Leaves"  It is a windy autumn day on Sesame Street, and Chris, Elmo, and Rosita hear Stinky calling from underneath a pile of leaves. They dig him out but he says that it will just happen again since he gets covered with leaves every single day. Rosita suggests that they try to figure out which tree the leaves are coming from by taking a leaf that fell on Stinky and comparing it to leaves on some of the surrounding trees to find a match. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "That's Not A Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden"  The kids visit the Big Pond to attend the Biome Block Party. While attempting to win the leaf-necklace contest, Keenan Chirostemotes claims the Pteranodon sibs can't compete for the prize for "dinosaur" with the most leaves because they are not dinosaurs. This launches the kids into a song called "That's Not a Dinosaur", as all the non-dinosaurs sing their piece. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ant and the Grasshopper"  Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold?G

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Maps/Termite Towers"  Maps - Nick and Sally are pretending to be pirates. The Cat takes them on a real pirate adventure by following a treasure map! They use landmarks to find their way to a real pirate treasure: parchment paper and ink pens to make their own pirate maps! Termite Towers - Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Honey Seekers"  While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Hawaiian Volcano"  Bring out the dynamics of the Hawaiian volcano using vibrant colors and perspective.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guest show viewers how to play Don McLean's epic rock ballad, "American Pie." Several guest pianists discuss their favorite piano players. Featured artists include Dave Powers and Nat Kerr. D

4:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "The Journey Towards Oneness"  Beneath the external differences that separate the world's religions, there is a deep undercurrent of core teachings that point in the direction of Oneness, or "Unity Consciousness" - the indivisible totality of all creation, all beliefs, all religions and of the universe itself. The Journey Towards Oneness explores the concept of Oneness from both a scientific and spiritual point of view and traces its evolution and expression through different religious and spiritual traditions. The program features physicist Dr. Ravi Ravindra, who comes from the Hindu tradition, and Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, a Naqshbandi Sufi teacher and Jungian analyst. D

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - Quantum Leap"  Host Brian Greene takes a wild ride into the weird realm of quantum physics, which governs the universe on the tiniest of scales. Greene visits a nightclub where objects pop in and out of existence, affecting things they do not touch. While quantum physics appears counterintuitive, it has launched the technologies of computers and cell phones. Part 3 of 4G

7:00 pm 
Human Spark  "So Human, So Chimp"  Alan Alda joins researchers studying chimpanzees, the human's closest living relative. The researchers seek to learn what the species share and what new skills humans have evolved. He observes results that show the human skill to reason about things that cannot be seen or heard unaided, especially the content of others' minds, and to employ this skill in the collaborative enterprise humans call civilization. Part 2 of 3G

8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Wonder Pill"  The placebo effect, sneered at for years as a distraction from "real" medical treatment, now turns out to be a real phenomenon and a potential addition to modern medicine.G

9:00 pm 
Global Spirit  "The Journey Towards Oneness"  Beneath the external differences that separate the world's religions, there is a deep undercurrent of core teachings that point in the direction of Oneness, or "Unity Consciousness" - the indivisible totality of all creation, all beliefs, all religions and of the universe itself. The Journey Towards Oneness explores the concept of Oneness from both a scientific and spiritual point of view and traces its evolution and expression through different religious and spiritual traditions. The program features physicist Dr. Ravi Ravindra, who comes from the Hindu tradition, and Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, a Naqshbandi Sufi teacher and Jungian analyst. D

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Fabric of the Cosmos - Quantum Leap"  Host Brian Greene takes a wild ride into the weird realm of quantum physics, which governs the universe on the tiniest of scales. Greene visits a nightclub where objects pop in and out of existence, affecting things they do not touch. While quantum physics appears counterintuitive, it has launched the technologies of computers and cell phones. Part 3 of 4G

11:00 pm 
Human Spark  "So Human, So Chimp"  Alan Alda joins researchers studying chimpanzees, the human's closest living relative. The researchers seek to learn what the species share and what new skills humans have evolved. He observes results that show the human skill to reason about things that cannot be seen or heard unaided, especially the content of others' minds, and to employ this skill in the collaborative enterprise humans call civilization. Part 2 of 3G

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