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November 2020

11/15/2020

Science Week! Food Chemistry

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Why are hot peppers so hot? And why do we love them? Get the facts here.
11/16/2020

Science Week! Diamonds

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Learn how a rough unshaped rock becomes Marilyn Monroe's best friend.
11/17/2020

Science Week! Solving a Margarita Mystery

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Can a common ingredient in margaritas - or other consumables - alter your DNA?
11/18/2020

Science Week! Overeating

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Here's the skinny on what happens when you overeat. Happy Thanksgiving!
11/19/2020

Science Week! Will This Element Become Extinct?

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The folks at Macy's are going to start sweating it out...
11/20/2020

Science Week! Inside Your Smartphone

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There's gold and silver in your hands, pocket, or purse right now.
11/21/2020

Meeting of the Minds: Orson Welles

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One of the most influential directors ever reveals his thoughts on the creative process.
11/22/2020

Meeting of the Minds: Isaac Asimov

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An esteemed professor, science-fiction writer, and thinker discusses science and religion.
11/23/2020

Meeting of the Minds: Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains it all for you in this absorbing video.
11/24/2020

Meeting of the Minds: Robin Williams

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This interview of a comic genius by another comic genius is just.....genius.
11/25/2020

Meeting of the Minds: Bob Dylan

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This early interview with Bob Dylan by Time Magazine had the reporter checking the exits!
11/26/2020

Meeting of the Minds: the Dalai Lama

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The Dalai Lama talks about gratitude. Happy Thanksgiving!
11/27/2020

Meeting of the Minds: Annie Leibovitz

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She shot every celebrity under the sun...and now she's in the spotlight in this interview.
11/28/2020

Virtual Holidays: Visit Santaland

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Macy's brings the Santaland experience to the virtual world — and no lines!
11/29/2020

Virtual Holidays: The Met Museum

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Get an up-close look at some breathtaking holiday ornaments.
11/30/2020

Virtual Holidays: The Nutcracker

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Watch the holiday classic ballet "The Nutcracker" free of charge.

December 2020

12/01/2020

Virtual Holidays: Flash Mob

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It was an ordinary day at the food court at the mall, until...
12/02/2020 | EDT

Virtual Holidays: Rockefeller Tree Lighting

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Will the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree polish up its act in time for its debut on December 2? Tune in and see.
12/03/2020

Virtual Holidays: National Tree Lighting

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Watch the unveiling and lighting of the National Christmas Tree, with ornaments contributed by schools around the country.
12/04/2020

Virtual Holidays: Pandemic Hallelujah Chorus

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This choral group figured out a virus-proof way to perform a holiday classic...way back in 2012.
12/05/2020 | EDT

Virtual Holiday on the Hudson

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Sit by the fire with some hot cocoa and enjoy a holiday celebration on the Hudson.
12/06/2020

African Film Festival

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See the rich stories and compelling narratives of the Sudan and Nigeria in this annual film festival.
12/07/2020

Nutcracker Suite: The Bolshoi

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Is the original still the greatest? The Bolshoi kicks off a sampler of different Nutcracker performances this week and next.
12/08/2020

Nutcracker Suite: Arabian Variation

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This is possibly the most unusual and compelling performance of the Arabian Variation you've ever seen.