It’s an omnipresent image that has inspired music, tattoos, and even an emoji on your phone. But Hokusai’s Great Wave is a woodblock print that was made to be reproduced. What’s its story?
I can’t think of a better day to tackle LIGHTSABER EFFECTS
Go back in time to 1977 and learn how the lightsaber was first captured with the help of the highly reflective material “Scotchlite” & a compact motor at the hilt.
ShanksFX shows you how.
Take at look at how to replicate the classic lightsaber sound effect:(video)
PBS Food: Bananas Foster Pancakes
PBS Food: Strawberry Bread Pudding recipe
Instead of throwing out extra bread, save it for brunch. Use fresh strawberries to make a delicious spring treat. Instant breakfast in under 30 minutes! Get the recipe
PBS Food: Roasted Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto recipeDid you know the entire carrot is edible? Roasted carrots served with aromatic carrot top pesto make for a bright summery side dish. Get the recipe
Loving these stylistically unique GIFs by artist Sherif, who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt.
PBS Food: CulurgionesMeet Ravioli’s chubby cousin! @pbs-food would like you to say hello to Culurgiones, a traditional Sardinian stuffed pasta. Get the recipe
PBS Food: Horchata
Celebrate #CincodeMayo with this take on horchata, a traditional Mexican cocktail! Get the recipe
NEW TRAILER! I made a documentary! MUTANT MENU is coming exclusively to YouTube on May 10 🔬
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MUTANT MENU, @braincraft‘s documentary on gene editing, bioethics, and CRISPR, will be up on May 10. Get. Ready.
Meet some of the residents of Victorian Slum House, who spent 3 months living in a 1860s tenement in the heart of London to experience life without a safety net, living and working as their ancestors did.(image)
The Potters have roots in the East London neighborhood of Bethnal Green. Grandmother Heather Sr.’s great-grandfather James Windsor lived next to the Old Nichol —Victorian Britain’s most notorious slum— and became an advocate for socialism who regularly spoke at London’s Speaker’s Corner. His younger brother Walter Windsor became a local Member of Parliament in 1923.(image)
Shazeda Haque is a single mother raising her children Shazeda and Saudii. Shazeda says it’s hard raising two children alone in the 21st century, and she can’t comprehend how it must have been like for women in the Victorian era.(image)
Andy Gardiner will be the house’s rent collector. After an accident in 2004, he had his leg amputated and is open about how difficult this was. He wants to experience what life was like in the Victorian era for people with disabilities, whose stories he feels are underrepresented.
Get to know all the residents of Victorian Slum House when the show premieres Tuesday May 2 at 8/7c on PBS.