Uncover the variety of activity, both human and natural, that occurs on the slopes of active volcanoes on the next @PBSNature . Watch Wednesday at 9p on WHYY-TV.

Tune into the first major film documentary to examine Sammy Davis, Jr.'s vast talent and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th century America. Tonight at 9p on WHYY-TV.

On the next , comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman learn that their family trees are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success. Watch Finding Your Roots Tuesdays at 8p on WHYY-TV.

On the next @RoadshowPBS: A 1962 Baldessari oil "Sign for Rothko & Albers"; a Fortuny Delphos gown; and a "Kitchen Debate" table with a signed Nixon photo. Watch Mondays at 8p on WHYY-TV.

A Georgian ball at the Palace could not come at a worse time as private pictures of the Royal family are made public. Watch the next @VictoriaSeries Sunday at 9p on WHYY-TV.

Kick-start your President's Day celebration early with Delaware's favorite son, @JoeBiden! Our one-of-a-kind documentary 'Delaware's Joe Biden' airs this Sunday, Feb. 17th at 11p on WHYY-TV.

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RT @PBS: Get an inside look at Princess Margaret’s early married life when continues Sun at 10/9c.

RT @WHYYNews: How the ‘worst alphabet book ever’ brings levity to kids learning how to read
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The plan is to put up at least 150 billboards across the U.K. quoting some of the promises and rosy predictions politicians made about Brexit in recent years so people can reconsider them amid the political chaos that has followed.
npr.org/2019/02/13/693949313/a

This week on You Oughta Know, prep for Valentine's Day at @loreschocolates, visit host Shirley Min's mom and learn a favorite family recipe, and go swing dancing at @SwingKatEnt.

Watch Thursdays at 7:30 on WHYY-TV!

These days, flowers mostly say "I love you" or "I'm sorry." In the Victorian era, their language was boundless. Watch Articulate Thursdays at 9:30p on WHYY-TV.

Where's your happy place? @andrewerace takes you to spaces both physical and emotional that bring joy to those who visit on the next Movers & Makers. Share your personal happy place in the comments and maybe we'll visit!

Watch Movers & Makers Thursdays at 9p on WHYY-TV.

This Valentine's Day, WHYY is giving you something to about! When you enter today, you will be automatically entered to win a dinner for you and 7 of your closest friends at Talula's Table.

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Marvel at a new era of space exploration and accessibility on the next @novapbs. Between NASA, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic, rockets are cheaper and more powerful than ever.

Watch Wednesdays at 9p on WHYY-TV.

Experience the natural world through the eyes of the Vikings on the next @PBSNature. Ewan McGregor narrates the deep history and cultural respect the Vikings had for the land and sea

Watch Nature Wednesdays at 8p on WHYY-TV.

In a new twist on speed dating, a Wisconsin ski resort is working with a matchmaking company to offer lonesome singles a chance to meet their mate while riding up the hill on a chairlift. Call it 'chairlift speed dating.'
npr.org/2019/02/12/693882137/f

Growing up, neuroscientist Judith Grisel would take little sips of alcohol at family events, but it wasn't until she was 13 that she experienced being drunk for the first time. Everything changed.
npr.org/sections/health-shots/

After his company's response to the Parkland shooting, Dick's Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack became an unlikely corporate face of gun control.
npr.org/2019/02/12/691999347/s

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., apologized for comments on social media widely condemned as anti-Semitic. House Democratic leaders called the remarks "deeply offensive."
npr.org/2019/02/11/693480995/h

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