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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:00pm
Nature: A Sloth Named Velcro
Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing up, as development often displaces these gentle creatures. Filmed in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, this is a story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named Velcro and a network of people working to learn more about sloths in order to protect them. more info | more stories like this

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:00pm
NOVA: Bigger Than T. rex
Follow the paleontologists who are reconstructing a terrifying carnivore dubbed Spinosaurus. more info | more stories like this

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 10:00pm
How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson: Cold
Host Steven Johnson examines the effects of man’s mastery of cold on food, Hollywood, and more. | more stories like this

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  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
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