ROADTRIP NATION

Program Details
Air Time: 
03/11/2014 - 8:00pm - 8:29pm
Program Title: 
BOSTON - NEW YORK CITY
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/roadtripnation
PSIP Description: 
The team visits the robotics department at the MIT Media Lab and the USA Shaolin Temple.
Long Description: 
Three college grads travel across the country to speak with Leaders who have defined their own Roads in life. The team lands at the doorstep of the MIT Media Lab, where they speak with a graduate assistant in the robotics department. Next, they talk with two women who created sOccket, a soccer ball that generates electricity, and the co-founder of Bamboo Bike Studio. The Roadtrippers also stop at the USA Shaolin Temple in New York City, where they meet founder Shi Yan Ming who is known for his super-human abilities-such as breaking rocks with his skull. They end the week meeting with Nat Paynter, director of water programs at Charity Water.