US Expanding Aid Efforts in Nepal - Text + Audio - 5 May 2015
"U.S. military aircraft, heavy equipment and air traffic controllers arrived in the capital, Kathmandu, on Sunday.
They will be used to help transport aid to earthquake victims.
They are working to reach the areas that have received little help since the 7.8-magnitude quake struck on April 25th."
Aid struggling to reach needy in Nepal (May 04, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"A week after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal, the full extent of the disaster is still coming to light."
Talk2US: Natural Disasters- VIDEO
"A natural disaster can be a hurricane, a flood, or an earthquake.
Jonathan talks with callers about the kinds of natural disasters in their home countries."
Body Cameras Seen as Good and Bad for US Police Officers- Text + Audio + Video - 5 May 2015
"The Houston Police Department has experimented with body cameras for the past two years.
The department deploys about 100 of the cameras on its officers each day.
There are many questions about the cost of such camera systems and the limits on what the technology can do.
And who controls the images?"
Amish: A Secret Life (59:06)
"An intimate portrait of Amish family life and faith, following Old Order Amish couple Miriam and David and their family, and capturing
the reason why this family decided to open their lives to the cameras in a society where the church forbids photography."
The ongoing failure of the PG-13 rating
"The PG-13 was meant to signal a strong note of caution to parents that a movie might be too intense or troubling for some children,
or might inspire some conversations a parent wasn’t ready to have."
7 Fictional Cockroaches 1. MUSICAL COCKROACH 2. OPPRESSED ANIME COCKROACHES 3. SAD ALIEN COCKROACHES 4. BELOVED POET COCKROACH 5. ALIEN ROBOT COCKROACHES 6. ______ THE COCKROACH("This one is a quiz; answer at end of the article.") 7. WELL-KNOWN LITERARY COCKROACH
«Royal baby n°2»: Pourquoi on a tiré 103 coups de canon- 4 May 2015
"Pour l'arrivée de la nouvelle princesse britannique née le 2 mai, 103 coups de canon ont été tirés ce lundi, 62 depuis la Tour de Londres,
et 41 depuis Green Park. Des 62 coups de canon tirés à Londres, les 20 premiers saluent la naissance,
les 21 suivants sont pour la reine Elisabeth II et les 21 restants pour la ville de Londres.
C'est une vieille tradition royale, au Royaume-Uni et dans les pays du Commonwealth faisant anciennement partie de l'Empire britannique..."
Bad News for Press Freedom Around the World - Text + Audio + Video - 2 May 2015
"A new report says working conditions for reporters have fallen severely in the last 10 years.
The study says reporters face increasing restrictions and threats. At the same time, press freedom around the world is extremely low.
Many countries have only a partly free press, or no free press at all."
The 25 Most Popular Cities to Visit in America
"Big cities and small historic towns top the list of most popular places to visit in America, according to the travel site TripAdvisor.
Millions of users voted New York City, Chicago, and Charleston, South Carolina as the top three cities to visit in the U.S.
Here's a look at all 25 cities!"
April news - Noughts and Crosses - with answers
"Classe coupée en deux, un élève différent de chaque groupe choisit une case alternativement, propose une lettre et la solution s'il l'a.
Si c'est bon, je valide sa case (nought or cross) et ainsi de suite jusqu'à ce qu'un groupe ait aligné trois noughts or crosses." Created by Sophie Djimadoum (Ac. Créteil)
Royal baby: Family tree - 2 May 2015
"The second child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a baby girl, was born on 2 May 2015. She is fourth in line to the throne.
Click on the images below to find out more about a Royal Family which spans four generations."
Baltimore Police Officers Charged in Death of Black Man - Text + Audio + Video - 2 May 2015
"The chief prosecutor in the eastern U.S. city of Baltimore, Maryland has announced charges
against six police officers in the case of the death of a 25-year-old black man.
Freddie Gray died in the hospital April 19th, a week after he was arrested.
Mr. Gray’s death was ruled a homicide."
News Words: Looting - VIDEO
"The word looting come up in news stories about unrest or during disasters.
Hear how the word is used in a news story and our hosts will give you more details."
SPILLGLOP 250 : Offshore Oil Spill Recovery Vessel
"Offshore oil spill recovery vessel for use with major oil slicks and discharges.
SPILLGLOP® SG250 (Jumbo) can work efficiently up to force 6 and with a clean up rate of 100 m3/hr continuously.
Her cruising speed is 15 knots.
To fight HNS pollution, absorbents can be stored onboard and then spread out using the water system installed for fire fighting."
The Migrant Dead - interactive - 30 April 2015
"We display an icon for every Europe-bound migrant who has died or disappeared since 2005, based on data from the Migrant Files.
Click the icons to learn more about each incident." (slate.com)
Baltimore Police End Investigation of Freddie Gray’s Death - Text + Audio - 30 April 2015
"Prosecutors will now decide whether to charge six police officers involved in Mr. Gray’s arrest.
Also in the news, Pakistan sentences 10 men for attack on Malala;
Nigeria says 150 more freed from Boko Haram;
Bernie Sanders enters 2016 U.S. presidential race;
Boy rescued five days after Nepal quake."
Parade Marks 40th Anniversary of Vietnam War's End- Text + Audio - 30 April 2015
"On April 30, 1975, North Vietnamese tanks moved into the center of what was then the South Vietnamese capital, Saigon.
The United States pulled its last embassy officials out of the city. Vietnamese officials marked the date with a parade in Ho Chi Minh City."
A dog's life - animation
"Dino is a family dog. He helps to keep people safe on the roads. Read his diary and find out what he did last week."
Keep safe, stay alive - a song
"There are 5 lessons about road safety in this song. Listen to the song and see what they are."
Road safety run - a game
"Dino the dog likes running. But there are lots of dangerous things on the road - tyres, rubbish bins and bouncing balls!
If they hit him, he's in trouble! In this game you have to help Dino run, and answer questions about road safety along the way.
How far can Dino run?"