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Dr. Nina Shapiro - Hype (#1816) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Dr. Nina Shapiro is a pediatric surgeon and Professor of Head and Neck surgery at UCLA. Our conversation about her book, Hype, delves deeply into a reassuring and scientifically backed response to many of the myths, yet firmly held beliefs, we and even doctors, have about our health.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2018 -- 8:00am
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Rebecca Costa - on the Verge (#1803) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Sometimes it too often feels like we are on the brink of disaster. But what if in reality, the complete opposite is the truth. That is the theory that the renowned sociobiologist, Rebecca Costa puts forth in her ground breaking book, On the Verge.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Marjorie Goodson - Mg (#1817) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

What if in your mid-fifties you can be your strongest, most creative and daring self? That's what Marjorie Goodson decided to prove to the world. With her gorgeous photo book, MG, and the philosophy behind it, Marjorie's on a mission to show that life truly begins when many feel like it's winding down.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 5, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Dr. Leonard Mlodinow - Elastic (Part 1) (#1818) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can we train our brains to be more comfortable when confronting change and more adapt at innovation? Dr. Leonard Mlodinow knows we can. Dr. Mlodinow, who co-wrote with Stephen Hawking The Grand Design and A Briefer History of time, is known for his ability to take almost incomprehensible subjects and make them accessible to all. With his book, Elastic, he tells why we must use a new form of thinking in an era of ever fasting change.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 12, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Dr. Leonard Mlodinow - Elastic (Part 2) (#1819) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

In part one of my conversation with physicist Dr. Leonard Mlodinow, about his book Elastic, we learned why flexible thinking in a time of change is of the utmost importance. Now, in Part 2, he shows us the tools we must access in our minds to incorporate flexible thinking so we become more innovative and prepared for the future.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 19, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Michael Westmore - Makeup Man (#1804) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

From the Films Rocky to Rambo and from Raging Bull to all the new incarnations of Star Trek, one man has been making up the stars and creating the creatures for over 50 years. He is, the Academy Award winning Michael Westmore, whose book Makeup Man is a fascinating journey on how the most iconic characters of Hollywood were created.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 29, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 29, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
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      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

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      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

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      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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