The Great Wall
The Great Wall of China stretches more than 6,400 kilometers, or nearly 4,000 miles through northern China. China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, began constructing the wall in the 3rd century BC to protect the northern borders of his empire. (2:41)
This patient education program explains cold sores. It reviews signs, stages, infection, outbreaks, diagnosis and treatment options, as well as self-care and prevention. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Economy pulling out of soft patch
Oct. 20 - A drop in weekly U.S. unemployment claims and a rebound in monthly regional business activity point to an economic recovery that is once again growing slowly, even though housing remains a problem. Conway G. Gittens reports.
The hunt for dangerous animals on the loose in Ohio
Oct. 19 - The hunt continues for large, exotic animals let go by a farm owner in Ohio who then committed suicide, according to Sheriff Matt Lutz of Muskingum County, adding that police have had previous complaints over the past few years or so. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
BlackBerry fans eager to solve RIM's problems
Oct. 19 - Dedicated BlackBerry fan Julien Dias jumped out of an airplane to prove his love for the smartphone and, alongside his iPhone-weilding sidekick, now hopes to document the device's ability to keep families connected across the world. They spoke with Reuters technology reporter Alastair Sharp at the BlackBerry DevCon conference in San Francisco. Editing by Natalie Armstrong.
Immigration and Misplaced Blame Conservatives love to champion the free market. They often are quick to defend businesses from increased regulation and taxation, and generally oppose intervention in the market place. However, in the case of undocumented workers, these free-marketeers suddenly become ardent supporters of central economic planning. In this case they condemn those who hire "
Conservatives love to champion the free market. They often are quick to defend businesses from increased regulation and taxation, and generally oppose intervention in the market place. However, in the case of undocumented workers, these free-marketeers suddenly become ardent supporters of central economic planning.
In this case they condemn those who hire "
Dog Bless You: National Disaster Search Dog Foundation
Disaster search dogs and their handlers save lives in times of crisis. Learn more about the foundation that takes the call to action.(5:42)
The Jerusalem Fault Line
The explore crew makes its first venture into the West Bank, landing in the contentious border town of Gilo. They quickly discover that in such a politically charged landscape, communication is never neutral. (8:16)
The Yangtze Dam of China
The Yangtze Dam, completed in 2008, created a vast reservoir that extends for 370 miles. The dam brings drinking water to northern China, but its widespread flooding has displaced nearly two million people.(8:09)
ISS Update - Oct. 26, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 26, 2011.
Lecture 9A: Li Tang and His Followers
After looking at three late Northern Song handscrolls, one by Wang Ximeng and two others attributed to the brothers Zhao Boju and Zhao Bosu, this lecture is devoted to the major landscapist of that period, Li Tang, and his followers active in the Imperial Academy later in the Southern Song period. The lecture concludes with two more handscrolls by Li Tang followers.
Russia ready to join WTO, says director Lamy
Nov. 3 - World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy says Russia has made commitments to reduce tariffs and subsidies that match WTO standards and regulated market economy.
7 Billion and Counting
With 7 billion mouths to feed -- and many more to come -- how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities? We asked some of UNSW's experts to canvass the big issues surrounding the global population explosion. Here's a taste of what they said. For more detailed videos and stories, go to our 7 Billion website: www.7billion.unsw.edu.au
Polar Bear Habitat
Come visit the Arctic, where the polar bears call home. (0:34)
Economics of Food Security in Jamaica
Brenda Wyss is an economist who has been studying the Jamaican economy and its agriculture sector for three decades. She began her work in Kingston in the early 1980s when trade liberalization was beginning to really effect Jamaica's farming industries. In this video she explains what benefits and costs result when a nation like Jamaica begins to rely on cheap foreign imports for food. See related reporting from the project "Agriculture and Jamaica's Rural Poor" :http://pulitzercenter.org/proj
Weekly ISS Recap - Oct. 17-21, 2011
The weekly International Space Station video recap for Oct. 17-21, 2011.
Gaddafi's body lies in Misrata market cooler
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Gaddafi's body lies in a market place cold storage unit on the outskirts of Misrata, as Libyan authorities debate his burial. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Europe Week Ahead: Investors expect plan from EU meetings
Oct. 21 - EU leaders are expected to meet and endorse a plan to strengthen banks' capital bases over the weekend and complete a deal on the scale of the rescue fund and a Greek debt haircut on Wednesday.
Germany's business morale drops
Oct. 21 - Morale amongst Germany's business community is at its lowest point since June 2010 - falling for the fourth month in a row in October. Penny Tweedie reports.