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This wilderness survival program offers a chance to live as the cavemen did

This wilderness survival program offers a chance to live as the cavemen did

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the Italian Alps, going back to nature is taking on a whole new meaning. A survival expert is teaching men and women to learn to live like Neanderthals. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant left his own man cave to watch a couple of guys try to become cavemen. MALCOLM BRABANT: Guido Camia used …


Lake Bemidji State Park Hosting Winter Survival Escape Room

Lake Bemidji State Park Hosting Winter Survival Escape Room

THE OPEN HOUSE WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AT 2:00 P.M. >>>LAKE BEMIDJI STATE PARK WILL BE HOSTING A WINTER SURVIVAL ESCAPE ROOM TOMORROW THAT ALLOWS YOU TO DISCOVER CLUES AND SOLVE PUZZLES TO ESCAPE FROM THE GAME. THE WINTER SURVIVAL ESCAPE ROOM IS A THEMED GAME WHERE YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS ARE HIKING IN A NATIONAL …


CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution

CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution

[MUSIC] Is there something you’d change about yourself? Not just your hairstyle, but down at the genetic level? For the first time in human history, the ability to build and select genetic traits is within reach. Problem is, no one’s played this game before. [music] Mutation and selection. These two principles have molded basically all …


Why Are There Still Monkeys? – 12 Days of Evolution #10

Why Are There Still Monkeys? – 12 Days of Evolution #10

[MUSIC] [BIRD CHIRP] If humans evolved from monkeys, then why are there still monkeys? There’s many things wrong with this question, like the fact we’re more closely related to apes than monkeys. Okay, so why are there still apes? Asking why there are still apes is like saying, if some Americans and Australians came from …


Can Evolution Make an Eye? – 12 Days of Evolution #4

Can Evolution Make an Eye? – 12 Days of Evolution #4

[MUSIC] [BIRD CHIRP] Your eyes are beautiful. They’re amazing bits of biological engineering. Just like a camera, remove one of their intricate parts, and the eye can’t do its job. For this reason, many people think eyes couldn’t possibly arise from a blind process like natural selection. But that idea doesn’t hold vitreous fluid. Light-sensitive …


Have We Ever Seen Evolution Happen? – 12 Days of Evolution #3

Have We Ever Seen Evolution Happen? – 12 Days of Evolution #3

[MUSIC] [BIRD CHIRP] Male crickets love to sing. But on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, that singing comes with a price. Several years ago, a parasitic fly arrived on the island. Those flies listen for crickets’ chirping wings, lay eggs inside them, and the crickets are devoured from within. Thanks to these flies, Kauai’s crickets …


PBS NewsHour full episode November 27, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode November 27, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: a clearer timeline. New reporting reveals the extent of Rudy Giuliani’s business in Ukraine and more confirmation that President Trump knew of a government whistle-blower’s complaint before releasing military aid. Then: injured on the job at Amazon and hidden from view — the human …


The Island of Huge Hamsters and Giant Owls

The Island of Huge Hamsters and Giant Owls

Greek and Roman mythology is full of stories about exotic islands that were home to weird and fearsome monsters — like one-eyed ogres, seductive sirens, and man-eating giants. And I’m here to tell you: Back in the late Miocene epoch, there was in fact an island–or maybe a group of islands– in the Mediterranean Sea …


When Whales Walked

When Whales Walked

This episode is supported by The Great Courses Plus. We know whales as graceful giants. Some are powerful hunters. Some are gentle filter feeders. But no matter what they eat or how they live, whales — as we know them — are bound to the sea. But! There was actually a time when whales could …

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