Deficits, Debts and Deceptions - Brecht Forum (08-23-11)
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100 ways to show children you care
This five minute video is for teachers and parents and does not have narration, but lists the ideas in scroll fashion. A motivational video as well as instructional one.
Common Errors en Francais, Part 1
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ISS Update - August 25, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 25, 2011.
"Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley (poetry reading)
Every poet should write at least one monumental sonnet - this is Shelley's. The best version is by Vincent Price http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njdLBzGPCZw The "lone and level sands" is a desktop wallpaper http://www.leenwallpapers.com/1920x1200/LightBrownSandDesert.html I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said--"Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert....Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold co
How a bank's value affects you
Aug. 25 - Reuters blogger Felix Salmon tells us why the price-to-book ratio is something to be concerned about.
Dogs get stretched during 'dog yoga'
It's a yoga class for both human and canine. August 25, 2011 Andrew Schmertz reports
Funding your project 21st century style
Aug. 25 - Finding money to help fund projects has always been a conundrum for the starving artist. Kickstarter has produced a 21st Century solution to that problem.
Libya rebels storm Tripoli's Abu Salim district
Libyan rebels stormed Tripoli's Abu Salim district, one of the main holdouts of forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi in the capital, after NATO air strikes on a building in the area. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Apple consumers stand by brand
Aug. 25 - U.S. consumers expect to stay loyal to the Apple brand despite the departure of co-founder Steve Jobs as CEO. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Fed hasn't lost credibility, says Fed's Hoenig
Aug. 25 - Kansas City Federal Reserve President Thomas Hoenig says dissent and debate are good for the central bank and adds the U.S. has to be put on a sustainable path of reducing its deficit for the recovery to take hold.
Dangerous Irene aims for Northeast
Aug 25 - Hurricane Irene is a dangerous Category 3 storm heading for North Carolina and the Northeast U.S. just as many families are setting out for their final summer getaway. Carmen Roberts reports.
Rebels storm Abu Salim district
Aug. 25 - Rebels take scores of Gaddafi loyalists, as they tear through Abu Salim district. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Buffett magic fails to work on Wall St.
Aug 25 - Summary of business headlines: Warren Buffett's $5 billion investment in Bank of America fails to derail Wall Street's first down day in four sessions; Apple shares fall slightly after CEO exit. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Hurricane Irene's girth ensures major U.S. Northeast impact
Aug. 25 - NOAA National Hurricane Director Bill Read says Hurricane Irene will impact all major metropolitan areas along the U.S. Northeast corridor.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Burials by Ridgelawn Cemetery Company at German Evangelical Luth
The Records of Burials by Ridgelawn Cemetery Company, Pittsburgh, PA, 1888-1985, includes date, name, section and lot for burials in German Evangelical Lutheran St. Peter's Cemetery, North Side, Pittsburgh, PA, May 22, 1888 - September 9, 1985. Statistics are included at the conclusion of the records.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the First Presbyterian Church, Wilkinsburg, Pa., 1866-1983
The First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania was founded in 1866. The collection contains meeting and session minutes and a church register from 1866-1983.
Guide to the Records of Women in the Urban Crisis, 1969-1984
The Women in the Urban Crisis (WIUC) was a non-profit organization that formed as a result of an urban crisis conference held at Chatham College in March of 1969, which attracted women leaders throughout the community. The records contain correspondence, projects, programs, and proposals. In addition, there are organizational files of the WIUC and information pertaining to their annual conferences.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Second St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh, PA, 1859-1975
The Second German Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was organized in 1851 and changed its name to the Second St. Paul's Lutheran Church in 1872. The collection contains church bulletins and registers, anniversary booklets, annual reports, and brief chronologies of the congregation.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Trinity Tower United Methodist, Penn Hills, Pa., 1875-1984
This collection contains the records of three different churches that merged to form the Trinity Tower United Methodist Church. They contain historical data, minutes, registers, and charts.