A Kid's History of the Ukulele
Meet John Ramsey, the owner of Palm Tree Ukuleles, and learn about the origins of the ukelele, how they are made, and ways to learn to play the instrument in this video. ( 6:09)
Obama must match word & deed to restore confidence: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says that polling data shows that the drop in President Barack Obama's approval rating coincides with the gap between his rhetoric and the accomplishment of deeds.
Natalie Parra - Medical Technologist
Inspired by the loss of her Grandfather to Cancer, Natalie was driven to the
field of medical research. Now, she helps test children for a variety of medical
Medical Technologists Program
Medical technology students and graduates discuss the excitement, training and focus on excellence that the career offers. (04:30)
Paws for Poetry 2010 Contest Winners
April is National Poetry Month. Thad Krasnesky, a poet, reads winning poems from Paws for Poetry Contest in this selection. The magnificent poems students wrote about their pets could serve as inspiration/motivation for students studying poetry. ( 4:25)
New York student brings new energy to bike design
Sept. 30 - A 22-year old college graduate in New York has adapted hybrid car technology to a bicycle, using a fly-wheel to store energy generated by the brakes for use when the riding gets tough. Maxwell von Stein's flywheel bicycle redistributes energy to help the rider increase speed with maximum efficiency. Sharon Reich reports.
China's "bumpy" ride an opportunity for some, says JPMorgan
Oct. 3 - A "bumpy" economic outlook could lead to a rate cut in China, but some investors see a chance to buy, especially in real estate and infrastructure, says JP Morgan's head of institutional strategy.
Banking the underbanked
By meeting the special financial needs of the working poor, an innovative credit union in San José helps lift a community out of poverty
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Obama jobs proposal offers no fresh ideas: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says President Barack Obama gets an 'A' for effort for his jobs proposal but it does not bring any new or dynamic policy ideas.
Obama more ready to take decisive action: Suskind
Sept. 30 - Author of "Confidence Men" Ron Suskind says that having gone through the 2008 financial crisis, Barack Obama is now "more dynamic, more active, and more ready to take on the opposition."
TRMM Biomass Burning - Smoke Inhibits Rainfall: Water Droplet Size and Fire March 1, 1998
Correlated water droplet size and fires over northern Borneo on March 1, 1998
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"The Gated City"
Ryan Avent, our economics correspondent, explains why families are fleeing America's richest cities in their droves
My Passion, My Rage
Madison Parker reads her statement on the development of her political identity and her experience as a "white, Christian, upper-middle class, heterosexual, young, American woman," an identity she struggles to take pride in.
Terra Cotta Soldiers
History of the internet
"History of the internet" is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to file-sharing, from arpanet to internet. This eight minute video provides an illustrated history that provides some insights into how the Internet developed along computers and related breakthroughs. Excellent.