ISCCP Global Cloud Cover
This animated sequence is a one month sample of composited images from cloud cover data collected from a suite of U.S., European, and Japanese geostationary satellites and U.S. polar orbiting meteorological satellites. This data was composited under the auspices of ISCCP, the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Program.
Ocelots are most active during the night. Watch this medium-size, nocturnal cat stalk a family of pacas in the professionally narrated video from National Geographic. Run time 02:02.
Most people would rather stick pins in their eyes than draw up a budget. They may have a point. If you're the type of person who always has plenty of cash, knows exactly where every penny goes, and never has trouble paying bills, skip this lesson. You're either too rich or too smart to need it. For the rest of us, unfortunately, making -- and sticking to -- a budget is the essential tool for ensuring that our money gets used the way we need it to.
Cerebellar Degeneration - Coordination Exam - Lower Extremities Sub-exam - Patient 3
This 42-year-old man complains of poor balance and frequent falls for 6 years. Imbalance has been progressive; he cannot ambulate independently at present. He experiences tremors and weakness. Imbalance has been progressive and he now cannot ambulate independently. He is in good general health except for heavy alcohol use. For the last 10 years, he has consumed a quart of vodka and 5 beers daily. On awakening, he feels "shaky" and calms himself with a morning drink. He has not had blackouts or
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "U u”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
Who's fueling the 2012 race?
If presidential hopefuls wore their sponsors on their sleeves, what logos would your contender wear? In today's Decoder, we look at the top corporate sponsors behind the race for 2012.
London - 10 Things You Need To Know
This video is travel oriented with the emphasis on both the culture and attractions. The video is 8:30 minutes long.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "c,”
with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear
U.N. chief visits Tripoli
Nov. 2 - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrives in Tripoli for talks with the country's ruling National Transitional Council. Simon Hanna reports.
What's Cost Got to Do with It? Book buyers have been used to hardback books being the most expensive, with softcover versions being priced much less, while e-book versions are cheaper still. This pricing scheme comports with David Ricardo's doctrine that the value of consumption goods are determined by the "
Book buyers have been used to hardback books being the most expensive, with softcover versions being priced much less, while e-book versions are cheaper still.
This pricing scheme comports with David Ricardo's doctrine that the value of consumption goods are determined by the "
Motor Exam: Normal Exam: Upper Extremities - Stretch or Deep Tendon Reflexes
A brisk tap to the muscle tendon using a reflex hammer produces a stretch to the muscle that results in a reflex contraction of the muscle. The muscles tested, segmental level, and grading of DTR's is listed below. Levels for DTR's: Biceps – C5-6 Brachioradialis – C5-6 Triceps – C7 Finger Flexors – C8 Grading DTR's: 0 – Absent 1 – Decreased but present 2 – Normal 3 – Brisk and excessive 4 – With clonus The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical locali
This patient education program explains colostomy and ileostomy and requisite postoperative care. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Stroke - Cranial Nerves Exam - Trigeminal (CN V) Sub-exam - Patient 19
This video features a 65-year-old right-handed white male. He was in the Air Force from 1962 until his retirement in 1982. The veteran reported that in 1995 he was diagnosed with inclusion body myositis. He first reported a problem in the early 1990s when carrying his briefcase. He noted problems lifting his right leg up to step onto the bus. Falls began around1994, prompting him to seek medical attention. The initial evaluation showed primarily lower motor neuron findings. He underwent several
The Bridge Challenge
In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, use your knowledge of bridge design to match the right bridge to the right location in a fictitious city.
The Seasons - Quiz
Pupils will revise seasonal changes in plants, animals, weather, heat and light.
Wuthering Heights - Character Quiz
Take this short quiz to test how well you know the characters in the novel.
GULP: A Nice cup of tea
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
M.C. Mehta 1
M.C. Mehta is a crusader for India's environment, leading the legal fight to clean up the Ganges, save the Taj Mahal from acid rain, and prevent industrial companies from polluting ground water. (6:53)
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