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2010-03-22 08:22:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 22, PBS KIDS will host "Share the Earth Day" as 15 different series present eco-friendly, earth science and outdoor exploration-themed episodes. Families can join favorite characters from CURIOUS GEORGE, SESAME STREET, SUPER WHY! and more as they learn about solar power, pollution, water conservation, biospheres and saving the rainforest. 2010 marks PBS KIDS' largest "Share the Earth Day" event. (Photo:...

2009-03-23 10:55:00

Earth-Friendly Premiere Episodes from CURIOUS GEORGE, ARTHUR, CYBERCHASE and More Take Root on Wednesday, April 22 Earth Day Channel on PBSKIDSGO.org Allows Kids to Grow with Their Favorite Characters Whenever They Want "Green" Web Activities on PBS Parents and PBS Teachers Inspire Families and Educators to "Share the Earth" ARLINGTON, Va., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, with the fourth annual "PBS KIDS Share...

2008-08-07 06:00:45

By Jennifer K. Morita, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 7--It wasn't something the volunteers set out to pursue, until divine intervention stirred a generous community. It began with 55 point-and-shoot digital cameras, donated by Hewlett-Packard employees in Roseville. It found a home when a Sacramento artist offered gallery space in the studio she had just opened. But a Sierra College photography instructor made it possible by teaching victims of Cambodia's child prostitution trade...

2008-07-20 03:00:25

By Frank Sargeant, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 20--All good things come to an end, and for me, the best time of my life has been the past 24 years as the outdoors editor of The Tampa Tribune. Economic conditions and a proffered buyout combined with the fact that I'm only a few months from Medicare make this prime time for me to take a bow and start easing toward the exit. Though I hope it won't be curtains for me, so to speak. As Bobby Bowden has famously pointed out, there's not but one big...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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