The Bay of Pigs Invasion
In this 2:38 video, students learn about the attempt by a U.S.-trained force of Cuban exiles to invade Cuba and the presidents involved in approving it. A good review of this ill-fated invasion that failed because of a lack of support.
European shopper slowdown hits H&M
Aug. 15 - Hennes & Mauritz posted a 6 percent drop in like-for-like sales in July, lagging expectations, amid weak consumer sentiment in Europe where the Swedish budget-fashion giant sells most of its clothes. Hayley Platt reports
Christmas Is More: Movie Clip From How the Grinch Stole Christmas
When the Grinch discovers that the town is still joyful and singing after losing all of their gifts, he realizes that Christmas is more than just presents. Themes illustrated through this clip include transformation, joy, perspective, and materialism. ( 3:31)
Christmas Heart: Movie Clip From A Christmas Carol, the Musical
After his change of heart, Scrooge takes a stroll through town with kindness and generosity in his heart. This movie clip illustrates the themes of mercy, generosity, giving, joy, and excitement. ( 2:08)
Minimum Measured Ozone Level in 1989
Stratospheric Ozone level for October 7, 1989.
Hang upside down with AntiGravity Yoga
August 18 - The latest trend in yoga defies the laws of nature. With AntiGravity Yoga, students take to the air to stretch, strengthen and clear their minds. Elly Park reports.
China economy can't tolerate faster yuan rise: economist
Aug. 16 - Xiang Songzuo of China's Renmin University tells Reuters Insider that accelerated yuan appreciation would damage small businesses and would not rebalance the United States' trade deficit with China.
China healthcare reforms just the pill for investors
Aug. 16 - China has opened the door for foreigners to invest in and improve its urban hospitals, as part of its far-reaching healthcare reforms, although challenges remain.
Stolen Rembrandt found in California church
Aug. 16 - "The Judgment," a $250,000 Rembrandt drawing that was stolen over the weekend, has been recovered at a church in California. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Date-rape drug detector offers safety for women
Aug. 16 - Israeli scientists have developed a date rape drug detector that could give women a fast and easy way to test the safety of their drink in a bar. Stuart McDill reports.
China's local debt 'clearly manageable', says economist
Aug. 16 - China's local government debt problem can be sustained as long as the pace of growth exceeds that of new debt, says economist Arthur Kroeber.
Backyards for rent in New York City
Aug. 16 - Live in an apartment? Don't have a backyard? No problem. Now, you can rent a backyard in the middle of Manhattan. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Obama speaks on economy to rural America
Aug. 16 - President Obama delivers closing remarks at the Rural Economic Forum at Northeast Iowa Community College saying, "I hope I can count on you in the days ahead to lend your voice to this fight to strengthen our economy." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Fitch: U.S. credit outlook hinges on super committee action
Aug. 16 - Fitch Ratings reaffirmed its "AAA" rating on the U.S., and Head of Sovereign Ratings David Riley says the actions of the "super committee" will determine outlook revisions.
Romney chief Obama threat even as Perry, Bachmann grab ears
Aug. 16 - Reuters Washington Specialist Editor Kristin Roberts looks at which GOP candidate the White House fears most.
U.S. Day Ahead: July producer prices seen edging up
Aug. 16 - U.S. producer prices are likely to have increased by 0.1 percent in July, compared to a drop in June of 0.4 percent, according to Reuters Correspondent Jason Lange.
2nd-Chance Stocks: Krispy Kreme could rise again
Aug. 16 - Krispy Kreme leads off Insider's three-part series on stocks that soared, sank but have the potential to rise significantly because of its impressive long-term growth strategy and its cheap price.
A (product) star is born
Aug. 16 - Inventors of quirky new products compete to win the "As Seen on TV" Z100/Telebrands contest in hopes of landing the big infomercial and the big money that can follow. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Video lab coat turns geek to chic
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/07/video-lab-coat-turns-geek-to-chic.html