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January 7, 2014
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1:30 am 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Easter Island - Mysteries & Myths"  Joseph visits the most remote inhabited place on earth - Rapa Nui (the island's native name), more than 2,000 miles from the coast of Chile. Questions surround the origins of the Rapa Nui culture, their enormous carved stone moai and the cause of the Rapa Nui people's ecological and natural disasters.G

2:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Boise, Hour One"  On the show's first visit to Idaho, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Peter J. Shemonsky head to the restored Egyptian Theater in downtown Boise to look at dazzling Egyptian Revival jewelry. Highlights include a first edition of the Book of Mormon that has been passed down through the guest's family since 1833; a 1955 Madoura plate designed by Pablo Picasso, and a Hudson River artist painting valued at $300,000. Part 1 of 3G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Working for Wildlife"  Professionals and volunteers are in forests and fields - even cities - throughout Idaho working to increase knowledge about wildlife and its chances for survival. Cameras capture "deer tackling" in eastern Idaho; follow scientists and volunteers through deep snows to radio collar the seldom-seen elusive wolverine; and visit a woman raising orphan bears in her backyard in Garden City, adjacent to Boise.G

3:30 am 
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4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Counting Booth"  Uh-Oh! The Count has to leave his Counting Booth and has no one to watch it while he is gone. Luckily, Elmo and Abby agree to become the official Counting Booth Counters while he is away. They immediately have their first visitors, the Three Little Pigs. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Be A Vegetable Taster!/Daniel Tries A New Food"  Be a Vegetable Taster! - Teacher Harriet introduces Daniel and his friends to the school's vegetable garden and convinces them to pick out some healthy veggies for their snack. They explore the garden, picking and trying different vegetables.with mixed results! Daniel Tries a New Food - Miss Elaina is having dinner with the Tiger family and she encourages Daniel to try some new food: Veggie Spaghetti and Banana Swirl. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks What's Bothering Bob?/Martha Spins A Tale"  What's Bothering Bob? - What's gotten into Bob? He's off his chain and he's chasing Truman all over town. Martha Spins a Tale - It's sweltering hot and everybody is miserable.G

6:00 am 
Wild!  "The Great Elephant Gathering"  This film captures the stunning natural phenomenon of wild Sri Lankan elephants assembling in large numbers every year, a behavior found in very few places around the world. But with a dwindling elephant population and the encroachment of their natural habitat and food by an expanding human population, the gathering could be under threat.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Croatia's Dalmatian Coast"  Europe's best kept secret, the Croatian coast of Dalmatia dazzles with stunning white stone cities and azure waters. We begin in Dubrovnik, then island hop up the coast, snorkeling, swimming, sunning and reveling in the scenery. In Split we visit a Roman emperor's palace and make excursions to ruins, timeless towns and fortresses. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Saving Australia's Wild West"  When the Australian Wildlife Conservancy bought over 800,000 acres of a former cattle ranch for biodiversity conservation it created an ecological jewel that now attracts scientists from all over the world. The Desert Speaks heads down under to investigate the area that hopes to prove that aggressive management based on nature can restore the land. Host David Yetman hops on a plane to navigate his way into the former ranch known as Mornington Station. D

8:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Crostini to Parmigiana"  Join Lidia as she makes a quick and easy Tomato and Ricotta Crostini. A Tuna Salad with Boiled Zucchini, and take comfort with Eggplant and Rice Parmigiana. D

9:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Dublin, Ireland"  For over 700 years Dublin lived under foreign domination. Today, however, it is an independent Republic with one of the highest per capita incomes in Europe and a fashionable destination for tourists. Burt Wolf explores the city's Viking history, visits the Guinness brewery to learn how to "pull" a perfect pint, discovers the origin of the Guinness Book of Records, tours the town's classic pubs, and finds out why the ancient Book of Kells is the most valued cultural object in Ireland. D

9:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Gourmet Fish/Pesce Di Bungustao (Guest Jasper White)"  Seafood celebrity chef extraordinaire Jasper White brings a beautiful piece of halibut nella cucina - in the kitchen - to prepare a recipe guaranteed to make your mouth water: Braised Halibut with Saffron, Fennel, Tomatoes and Mussels, swimming in a golden sauce. Mary Ann makes your mouth water even more when she creates Stuffed Flounder with Spinach, Carrot and Ginger. No matter which recipe you like more, you're hooked. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Short Ribs and Chops Hit The Grill"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison show host Christopher Kimball how to make Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for pressure cookers in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Grill-Roasted Beef Short Ribs, and gadget guru Lisa reviews her favorite knife accessories. D

10:30 am 
Garden SMART   Attracting wildlife to our gardens seems a noble endeavor but one that often is quite elusive. Join us as GardenSMART visits a husband and wife team that successfully creates beautiful gardens that are wildlife magnets. Tune in to see how they do it. D

11:00 am 
Infinity Hall Live  "Tori Amos"  Singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist Tori Amos comes to Infinity Hall for a stirring performance of compositions that span the breadth of her career. Backed by a lush string octet, Amos holds court at the grand piano and keyboards - sometimes playing both simultaneously - while delighting fans who came from across the country to see this rare concert performance, her only live date in 2012. Amos, whose career took off in 1992 with her debut solo album Little Earthquakes, has built a career of intense, introspective musical poetry. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Big Bird Nest Sale"  Snuffy helps Big Bird with his nest sale and accidentally sells Big Bird's teddy bear, Radar. Educational Objectives: Cognitive Reasoning, Emotional Development. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Wing Kings/The Big Mud Pit"  The Wing Kings - The Pteranodon family stretches their wings at Quetzalcoatlus Canyon, where Mr. Pteranodon flew when he was younger and nicknamed, the "Wing King." Now, the Pteranodons and Buddy meet Quincy Quetzalcoatlus and his Dad, another Wing King, a huge flying bird. Together, the two "Wing Kings" wow their kids with some sensational aerial acrobatics. D

1:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Messy Room Problem/The Golden Pyramid Problem"  The Messy Room Problem - Peg's Room. Peg and Cat sort through the mess in Peg's room just in time for company to come over and see Cat's masterpiece, "The Circles." Primary Content: Sorting; Secondary Content: Shapes. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "The Lost Egg/Hold On Tight"  The Lost Egg - The kids are decorating the tree house for a party. The Cat knows the world's most fantabulous decorator: Stan the bower bird! Stan teaches the kids how to decorate with almost anything--shells, leaves, and pebbles. Now they can have a party in their own fantabulously decorated tree house! Hold on Tight - Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. D

2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Of Two Minds/Yes Monkey"  OF TWO MINDS - It looks as though Dr. Two Brains has given up his cheese-stealing ways and decided to go straight. It's true, he's not stealing cheese anymore because he's discovered a giant cheese asteroid and has used his cheese seizer to redirect its path straight towards Earth! Will WordGirl convince him to change his mind in time to save Earth from being covered in cheese? Vocabulary Words: Waver, Vast. YES MONKEY - When Leslie resigns as Mr. Big's assistant, he goes out in search of a new one. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Panda"  Negative space, a key element of artistic composition, proves an ideal technique for representing animals in the wild. D

3:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field  "Blueberry Bombshells"  Exploding Oregon Blueberries Blast the Taste Buds. Chef Vitaly Paley: Paley's Place - Portland, OR World-renowned Portland, Oregon, chef Vitaly Paley is a James Beard Foundation Award winner whose menu is inspired by the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. In search of the perfect berry, he lands in a blueberry patch where frolicking farm kids explain how to pick the prized fruit. D

4:00 pm 
Wild!  "In The Company of Moose"  Biologist Vic VanBallenberghe has spent more time living with wild moose than anyone in the world. So much time in fact that he was absent for much of the childhood of his only son. Determined to learn more about the father he hardly knows, Vic's son, documentary filmmaker Jonathan VanBallenberghe, chronicles a season of his father's research at Denali National Park in Alaska and tells the story through his film. While capturing the most extensive, amazing, and up-close HD footage of moose ever caught on film and learning about this majestic animal, Jonathan recognizes the significance of Vic's life work, and a gap is bridged between father and son.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallajkull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G

7:00 pm 
Design Squad  "The Need for Speed"  A racecar builder challenges the teams to convert a wagon and a tricycle into motorized dragsters.G

7:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "This Invention Really Sucks! (Your Carpet)"  When inventor, Ken Joyner, brought in his carpet sucker to the casting call, we thought this idea is so good, someone else must have already thought of it! His outrageous prototype had us snickering, but when it actually worked, we were impressed! Our development team used dozens of experimental prototypes and spilled all types of liquids onto countless carpet samples. We were amazed at how well Ken's invention extracted a variety of liquids out of carpet: wine, fruit punch, beet juice, even the liquid generated by our pets. Once our Everyday Edisons Engineering Team perfected a new prototype, our Design and Creative Team got together, spilled some more wine and pondered how to make the product look like and work like something retailers and consumers believed would actually suck, but not suck. D

8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Worried Sick"  Alda learns about stress - its historic place in human life, its cause, and whether stress can lead to sickness.G

9:00 pm 
Women In Chemistry: Life Lessons from the Lab   A documentary profiling eight remarkable women who have made important contributions to the field of chemistry. The Women in Chemistry project set out to present a group of eminent women chemists in all their dimensions principally to inspire young women to consider careers in the chemical and molecular sciences. D

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doomsday Volcanoes"  The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajkull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. But Eyjafjallajkull may be just the start. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble.G

11:00 pm 
Design Squad  "The Need for Speed"  A racecar builder challenges the teams to convert a wagon and a tricycle into motorized dragsters.G

11:30 pm 
Everyday Edisons  "This Invention Really Sucks! (Your Carpet)"  When inventor, Ken Joyner, brought in his carpet sucker to the casting call, we thought this idea is so good, someone else must have already thought of it! His outrageous prototype had us snickering, but when it actually worked, we were impressed! Our development team used dozens of experimental prototypes and spilled all types of liquids onto countless carpet samples. We were amazed at how well Ken's invention extracted a variety of liquids out of carpet: wine, fruit punch, beet juice, even the liquid generated by our pets. Once our Everyday Edisons Engineering Team perfected a new prototype, our Design and Creative Team got together, spilled some more wine and pondered how to make the product look like and work like something retailers and consumers believed would actually suck, but not suck. D

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