Sunday, November 10, 2013

Broadcastify.com

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World's largest source of Public Safety, Aircraft, Rail and Marine Radio live audio streams.


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Friday, October 18, 2013

Great Morse Code Practice Sites

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Learn CW Online:
http://lcwo.net/

Practice Morse Code at various speeds, from several independent sources, including RSS feeds from news organizations. View the text of what was sent after you copy the code.
  



On that note, there is a program that you can download, "Morse Code Tools," which will also allow you to listen to an RSS feed from various news sources, and will even send you posts from your personal Twitter and Facebook feeds.



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Monday, September 30, 2013

Before Babel: In Search of the First Language


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0phq7litTc

Ancient Discoveries - The Antikythera Machine



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KO4-zx9buc

Ancient Voices: 3/11 - America's Lost City (BBC Documentary Series)

A fascinating documentary about the Native American city of Cahokia, located 10 miles the center of modern day city of St. Louis. It was larger than the medieval cities of London or Rome.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K9F9EZu7sY

Pavlopetri the Oldest Submerged City


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryppM4O-qA4

What Should I Read Next?

What The Ancients Did For Us: The Islamic World (History Documentary)

Engineering an Empire: The Persians (History Channel Documentary)

Friday, January 29, 2010

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Academic Earth

http://academicearth.org/

Free video courses from leading universities.

Bird "sings" with its feathers

From National Geographic News:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/11/091111-birds-sing-feathers-wings.html


"She knew from previous work that the frequency of the sound made by the manakin was 1500 hertz—1,500 cycles per second. If the two feather types were making the sound, they should resonate when vibrated at the same frequency during the experiments."

Article about what is good, and not, about Al-Jazeera

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200910/al-jazeera

From The Atlantic Website

The Arab TV channel is visually stunning, exudes hustle, and covers the globe like no one else. Just beware of its insidious despotism.

US, Canada military deal to cooperate in domestic crises.

From World Net Daily: http://www.wnd.com/index.php?pageId=57228

North American Army created without OK by Congress
U.S., Canada military ink deal to fight domestic emergencies

By Jerome R. Corsi
© 2009 WorldNetDaily

In a ceremony that received virtually no attention in the American media, the United States and Canada signed a military agreement Feb. 14 allowing the armed forces from one nation to support the armed forces of the other nation during a domestic civil emergency, even one that does not involve a cross-border crisis.

Poo-Poo Train

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/09/cable-train-runs-on-weight-of-sewage.php

"Just say no" to all telemarketers. Opt out site.

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt063.shtm

Unsolicited Mail, Telemarketing and Email: Where to Go to “Just Say No”

Tired of having your mailbox crammed with unsolicited mail, including pre-approved credit card applications? Fed up with getting telemarketing calls just as you’re sitting down to dinner? Fuming that your email inbox is chock-full of unsolicited advertising? The good news is that you can cut down on the number of unsolicited mailings, calls, and emails you receive by learning where to go to “just say no.”

Chegg.com

Rent your textbooks. Save a LOT of money.

Friday, July 25, 2008

Truveo

http://www.truveo.com

Videos from the net.