Moose segment from "Dances With National Parks, an Intrepid Berkeley Explorer free video of over a dozen American National Parks and Monuments. To enjoy all of this film, and over 30 more free, non-commercial, streaming travel videos from every continent, and still pictures, please click on the IntrepBerkExplorer link below, and then on the direct link to my geocities Video Page that follows; or ask a search engine for:
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Coyote carefully crosses the road, a segment from "Dances With National Parks", an Intrepid Berkeley Explorer free video of over a dozen American National Parks and Monuments. To enjoy all of this film, and over 30 more free, non-commercial, streaming travel videos from every continent, and still pictures, please click on the IntrepBerkExplorer link below, and then on the direct link to my geocities Video Page that follows; or ask a search engine for: Intrepid Berkeley Explorer
Yellowstone River segment from "Dances With National Parks", an Intrepid Berkeley Explorer free video of over a dozen American National Parks and Monuments. To enjoy all of this film, and over 30 more free, non-commercial, streaming travel videos from every continent, and still pictures, please click on the IntrepBerkExplorer link below, and then on the direct link to my geocities Video Page that follows; or ask a search engine for: Intrepid Berkeley Explorer
Natural bridge segment from "Dances With National Parks", an Intrepid Berkeley Explorer free video of over a dozen American National Parks and Monuments. To enjoy all of this film, and over 30 more free, non-commercial, streaming travel videos from every continent, and still pictures, please click on the IntrepBerkExplorer link below, and then on the direct link to my geocities Video Page that follows; or ask a search engine for: Intrepid Berkeley Explorer
FIRST EVER ALL FEMALE INDUCTION CLASS IN HALLS 57 YEAR HISTORY
In an historic announcement, the National Soccer Hall of Fame will announce the very first all female induction class selected in the Player category, with one of the inductees voted in by the widest margin in Hall of Fame history. The announcement is sponsored by the Century Councils Girl Talk, Choices and Consequences of Underage Drinking. Girl Talk is a program created by The Century Council to fight underage drinking.
These exceptional athletes will be formally inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame at the Induction 2007 ceremonies on Sunday, August 26th in Oneonta, New York.
The announcement will be made at the American Express Stadium Club Home Depot Center in Carson, California
Yosemite National Park is the home of Yosemites Bridalveil and Twin Falls and El Capitan and the Mariposa Tunnel, famous site for rock climbing and all adventure travel. Yosemite National Park is a favorite for Family Travel too and is one of Californias most loved attraction. Part of the National Parks System, Yosemite is one of Americas most famous parks, a favorite for hikers, backpackers and eco-tourism.Yosemite National Park is what Ansel Adam made famous with his photographs. Ansel Adams photographed Yosemite in stunning black and white making the falls and canyons and cliffs of Yosemite known throughout the world. Ansel Adams brought Yosemite to life, and this Travel Video PostCard brings Yosemite to life too.The Ahwahnee Hotel is in the middle of Yosemite and is designated a National Historic Landmark. The Ahwahnee Hotel is a grand hotel in a grand setting appointed with Native American art and design.The Ahwahnee Hotel holds famous Wine Tasting Weekends, a vintners delight and special travel feature for culinary travelers.Yosemite is majestic Ponderosas and Incense Cedars. Yosemites twin waterfalls, among the highest in North America, are respected by photographers, rock climbers, mountain climbers, back packers and lovers of nature. Yosemite National Park.
Our bicycle tour around Tasmania was exciting because of the unique wildlife like Tasmanian Devils and platypus as well as the unpredictable weather including rain, strong winds, and snow. We enjoyed visiting Cradle Mountain, Lake St. Clair and Mount Field National Parks.
Do you remember the joy of opening a full piggy bank? Unfortunately, it appears that many Americans find a lot more joy in spending than saving. The U.S. Commerce Department reported in February that Americans' savings rates continue to decline dramatically to negative levels not seen since the Great Depression. Statistics indicate that young Americans rank second in bankruptcy demographics and spend nearly 24 percent of household income on debt payments.
It is time Americans meet Benjamin Bankes, the icon of Feed the Pig, a national public service campaign of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants AICPA and Ad Council. Benjamin serves as a reminder of savings for the campaign's target audience, 25 to 34 year olds, known as Career Builders. He inspires them to reignite the savings habit by taking small, easy steps to take control of their finances.
National Pig Day may last one day, but the savings messages of the Feed the Pig campaign are critical throughout the year. Today is the perfect time to begin taking small but meaningful steps to save money and learn to control your finances. Here is how
Open a 401k. Check to see if your employer matches a percentage of your contribution. A matching contribution is essentially free money.
Bank your raise or at least a portion of it. If you don't get used to having the extra money, you won't miss it.
If you're carrying student loans, make repaying them a priority over discretionary consumer spending.
Consider raising the deductible on your insurance policy. For example, if it is $100, increase it to $200. It will have an impact on your premium payments.
Be energy efficient. Turn down the thermostat, and turn off the lights.
Always pay your credit card bill in full each month to avoid interest charges. Choose credit cards with cash back rewards and no annual fees. Consider cutting up a credit card.
Dust off your library card. Watch DVDs and get books for free. Many libraries offer free Internet access.
Kick the habit. Smoking is hard on the wallet and your health.
If you are ready to experience the joy of a full piggy bank once again, visit FeedthePig**** for free financial information, tools and calculators help you take control of your finances.
CPA spokespeople are available to reporters to discuss savings tips and other financial literacy topics.
Boogie Nation NYC 3/2/07 Showcase
Beatboxer: Kid Lucky, Baba, Yako.
Dancer getting down: Tommy Hypno Chan, Dementia, funk Buddha, Tiny Love, Bboy Ru, Bboy Form.
Check out more clips www.thehypno****
Important Nutritional Facts and Key Tips to Help Us Eat Smarter
National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the American Dietetic Association. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits.
As many people know, March is National Nutrition Month. However, we do not have to panic about making dramatic changes in our eating habits. There are four ways that we can incorporate small changes in our diet that can have big health payoffs, says Julie Upton, registered dietitian and health communications expert specializing in nutrition, fitness and wellness.
Upton says, Start everyday with a wholesome breakfast. I like whole grain cereals, like oatmeal or a whole grain flaked cereal with skim milk and a piece of fruit or 100 percent juice. A meal like this will help keep you satisfied for 2 to 4 hours, so you will be less likely to overeat later.
For your hearts sake, get more whole and enriched grains and omega3 fatty acids. You have probably heard the recommendations for omega3 fatty acids from fish. The AHA recommends at least 2 servings per week. Gortons makes it easy to include seafood in a healthy diet with its Shrimp Temptations and Grilled Fillets. Their Shrimp Temptations are premium shrimp simmered in 2 creamy sauces, Scampi and Lemon Butter. They are also great as a stand alone meal or the perfect addition to pasta, rice, or vegetables. Each serving has less than 150 calories, and zero grams of trans fat. Their Grilled Fillets and Salmon are flame grilled in eight delicious flavors. At just 100 calories and zero grams of trans fat, they are great with any salad or side dish.
Additionally, as a complex carbohydrate, rice is the foundation for healthier eating, and it partners well with other healthy foods like lean proteins, vegetables and beans. In fact, research conducted at Iowa State University shows that people who eat rice have healthier diets. Enriched rice is low in calories, fat-free and has plenty of iron and folic acid, which is important for women and children and helps protect the heart. Brown rice is a whole grain with extra fiber and trace minerals like copper and selenium.
Also, many of us eat more meals away from home than we do at home. So, we need to know how to navigate menus to choose healthier options. To help, T.G.I. Fridays resturaunts is taking the leadership role in portion control with their Right Portion, Right Price menu. Guests have a variety of low fat and low carb choices, either in a normal size entree or a smaller portion entree at a lower price. For example, their Dragonfire chicken has fewer than 500 calories and less than 10 grams of fat per serving; it is one of a variety of Better For You items on their menu. Also, recently they have announced plans for their restaurants to go trans fat free.
Upton says, By incorporating these four small changes in your diet, you and your family will reap big health payoffs.
Two teenage boys, both fifteen years old, take an in-depth look at an issue that has raged on since our nation's conception.
Cibola National Wildlife Refuge by the Arizona Game and Fish Department
Synopsis: A nice unemployed man, furious with those who govern and decides the future of his country, decides to hijack a passenger plane, and to crash it into the Honorable Argentine National Congress, and then to proclaim himself king of Argentina and king of the world.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez Unveils National Campaign to Inspire Invention in Children
The Advertising Council joined with the Department of Commerces United States Patent and Trademark Office USPTO and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation NIHFF today to launch a national, multimedia public service advertising PSA campaign to engage a new generation of children in innovation. The campaign seeks to make inventing and developing new ideas part of American childrens lives.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez unveiled the campaign at the National Press Club.
For generations, the United States has been a recognized global leader in technology and innovation. While the country represents only 5 percent of the world's population, it accounts for nearly one third of the worlds science and engineering researchers and 40 percent of all research and development, according to the Council on Competitiveness. However, with increased economic competition globally, its widely recognized that the United States must take steps now to maintain its leadership. In particular, America must ensure we inspire future generations of innovators.
The new Inspiring Invention campaign, created in conjunction with ad agency Publicis & Hal Riney in San Francisco, aims to inspire children specifically the tweens, ages 8 to 11 to recognize how their imaginations can lead to the technological advances of the future. The campaign communicates that there is a role for every kind of unique curiosity and imaginative idea as it relates to invention. Ultimately, the goal is to motivate children to pursue inventing and innovating as part of their educations and, later, in their careers.
Secretary Gutierrez said, In an innovation driven economy, the key to our future success and competitiveness lies in making sure we are sharing Americas culture of innovation with our young people. In doing so, we will prepare them to compete more effectively in the global marketplace and ensure that the United States maintains our global economic leadership.
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Jon Dudas added, We see the Inspiring Invention campaign as a wonderful opportunity to show kids how fun and rewarding it can be to create. We hope that children who watch these ads will want to become more inventive; explore math, science and other creative fields; and then share their new ideas to continue Americas legacy of innovation.
Developed with extensive research with inventors and children, the campaign includes new television, radio, outdoor and Web advertising that feature ordinary children creating inventions to solve everyday problems. The PSAs communicate to children that anything is possible and encourage them to keep thinking. The ads direct audiences to visit a new comprehensive website, www.InventNow****, to explore and discover their own innate inventiveness and curiosity. Designed by VPI Visual Perspectives Internet, the site features interactive games and allows children to explore their inventive interests in space, sports, design and entertainment.
Research conducted for our new campaign found that children are naturally curious and inventive, but they do not realize the impact of their creativity, according to Peggy Conlon, President & CEO of the Ad Council. We are proud to join with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation on this wonderful effort to help children see that there are no limits to their creativity and imagination and that they can have a role in the technological advances of our future if they just keep thinking.
The Inspiring Invention campaign is one of several educational initiatives in which the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation and the United States Patent and Trademark Office partner to encourage children to think inventively. Among these initiatives are the National Inventors Hall of Fames Camp Invention and Club Invention programs, which are supported by the USPTO. Camp Invention, now in its 17th year, is a summer day camp that fosters creativity and inventive thinking skills that allow children to learn through hands on activities, subject immersion and discovery. In 2007, more than 60,000 students will attend Camp Invention in 47 states. Club Invention is an after school program directed by the Hall of Fame that extends scientific inquiry based education to after school sites.
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee and inventor of the modern microphone Dr. James West said, This campaign relates directly to our mission of inspiring invention and creativity. Its a prime opportunity for us to capture the attention of children and share with them the wonders of science and technology, inspiring them enough to become involved in life ong endeavors in these fields. Our future, and theirs, will be much richer because of it.
We are honored to have been chosen to create a campaign with the important objective of engaging a generation of kids to make innovation and creativity an integral part of their lives, said Karen Francis, CEO at Publicis & Hal Riney. The work shows real kids creating and building incredibly innovative solutions to their problems. We hope that this campaign will help kids realize that they have the power and imagination to invent something totally new.
The PSAs are being distributed to 28,000 media stations nationwide this week. Per the Ad Councils donated media model, all of the new PSAs will air and run in advertising time and space donated by the media.
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The folks behind the Media Reform movement chose Memphis for their national conference. "The one thing all Americans agree upon is they think their local TV news is the worst in the country," said McChesney, a professor and author. Watch exclusive coverage when Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D- Ohio) paid a surprise visit to the National Conference for Media Reform and announced to hundreds of cheering activists that the U.S. House will created a committee on media reform and that Kucinich will be its chair.