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Nature | Animal Misfits

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Watch Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 8pm | View odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that seem ill-equipped for survival, yet cling to life.

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NOVA | Ben Franklin’s Balloons

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Watch Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 9pm | Watch the re-creation of an 18th-century hot air balloon, using period tools and materials.

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How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson

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Watch Wednesdays at 10pm through November 12, 2014 | Join best-selling author Steven Johnson to hear extraordinary stories behind remarkable ideas that made modern life possible.

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FRONTLINE | The Trouble With Antibiotics

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Watch Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10pm | Track the use of antibiotics in food animals and if it’s fueling antibiotic resistance in people.

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NOVA | Surviving Ebola

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Watch Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10pm | Hear reports from the Ebola hot zone and from labs where scientists are racing to find a cure.

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NOVA | Why Planes Vanish

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Watch Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8pm | Get the inside story of the search for Flight MH370 and meet those who looked for the lost plane.

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The Rise of the Black Pharaoh

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Watch Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 10pm | Learn about the African Kushites who overthrew the ancient Egyptians and ruled for nearly 100 years.

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NOVA | Building Pharaoh's Chariot

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Watch Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 9pm | Follow a team of experts who build and test two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots.

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Islands on the Edge

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Watch Thursdays, September 25 - October 16, 2014 at 10pm | A striking nature series narrated by Ewan McGregor.

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NOVA | Rise of the Hackers

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Watch Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 9pm | Meet the new global geek squad racing to stay one step ahead of the hackers.

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Can scientists unravel the mysterious phenomena that lurk between Earth and space?

NOVA scienceNOW News

Five Reasons to Eat Insects Five Reasons to Eat Insects
Save room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.
Profile: Shaundra Daily Profile: Shaundra Daily
This software engineer and dancer found her groove teaching children about their emotional lives.
Nature follows one of the most fearless animals in the world: the honey badger.

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A Sloth Named Velcro: About A Sloth Named Velcro: About
Please view the original post to see the video. In 2000 in the jungles of Panama, a young journalist, named Ana, has a chance encounter with a tiny orphaned sloth, whi...
Animal Misfits: Animal Misfit Yearbook Photos Animal Misfits: Animal Misfit Yearbook Photos
Have you ever felt awkward? Like you just didn't fit in with the group? You're not alone. There are certain species o...