This holiday season, elf yourself!
Make a sELFie holiday card to send to family and friends.
Abolitionist John Brown was hanged today (December 2nd) in 1859 for leading a raid on Harpers Ferry intended to spark a slave revolt.
Brown was a genius at working the press; his trial and execution generated tremendous publicity, transforming his image in the North from fiery rebel into a a gentle grandfather-like figure, martyred for the cause against slavery.
It’s snowing in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe!
Tune-in tomorrow for an all-new episode of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on PBS KIDS (check local listings)!
Hey, PBS fans – We’re looking for fun graphics like the ones seen here:
So, if you could make your own PBS sign, what would it say? Let us know in the comments, and check back to find out which ones we made.
Tori Avey uncovers the history of latkes for PBS Food: to.pbs.org/latkehistory
November 29, 1972: Video Game Pong Is Released
On this day in 1972, American game manufacturer Atari, Inc. released Pong, which became the first commercially successful video game to gain mainstream popularity. Allan Alcorn designed Pong as a training exercise under the direction of Nolan Bushnell as co-founded Atari. The game featured a ball that players bounced between two paddles using manual knobs.
Find out more about the evolution of video gaming and test your knowledge with The Video Game Revolution’s ultimate classics quiz.
Photo: Pong, Rush N’Attack, Astro Fighter and Frogger (Rob Boudon/Wikimedia Commons)
Hi there, holiday shoppers!
If you’re looking for gifts this weekend, you might like one of these PBS tees for the #PBSnerd in your family.
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Creative Ideas for Thanksgiving Leftovers
From PBS Parents Kitchen Explorers: If you need some inspiration for transforming Thanksgiving leftovers—and not just the turkey—into interesting dishes, check out these ideas.
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Before you go back for seconds, check out our mega-awesome list on buzzfeed Community – 33 Crazy Stocking Stuffers!