Two very interesting reports appeared a week or two ago.December 5, 2013, 7:12 PM ETData Helps Drive Lower Mortality Rate at KaiserREDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Kaiser Permanente’s use of data analytics is helping it lower hospital mortality rates and look for ways to diagnose illnesses earlier. Show More Summary
Procreate is an impressive, pro-level digital art tool, great for experienced students
One of my favorite areas - Central Asia! Nice paper senior-authored by Mariya Pak, one of the many bright PhD Geography students we have here at OSU. Click to enlarge the maps below. Download Isfara_Ferghana_Valley_Pak Abstract While conflict and cooperation in Central Asia are mainly focused on the larger basins...
December 9 through 13 is Clerc-Gallaudet Week, a time to focus on the importance of American Sign Language.
Geosciences Bulletin Board – Compiled by Elaine J Hanford 9 December 2013 Possible mechanism for how type E botulism to moves from sediment up the food chain http://news.yahoo.com/scientists-test-ideas-bird-botulism-outbreaks-160700781.htm...Show More Summary
Learn how OneNote can help users collect, store, share and organize all kinds of information in today's video.
Here is a talk by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) speaking at Jim Thebaut's recent (20 November 2013) Water and Wastewater Policy Forum. I know the Congressman and have great respect for him and his positions on water. He and his staff were very helpful to me when I first arrived...
How does wood become stone?
Here is a brief (7 pages) report from the Congressional Research Service: Water Infrastructure Financing: Proposals to Create a Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program by Claudia Copeland. Interesting concept....Show More Summary
Mobile Observatory is an i mpressive tool for stargazing and identifying objects in the sky.
Woke up this morning to the 'white stuff' - unusual for Corvallis. Looks like maybe 4-6 inches. And it's pretty light - not the typical 'Cascades Cement'. Oregon State University decided to close at noon, after it stopped snowing. That's Mary Frances preparing to do battle with the elements in...
Smithsonian Institution has just launched a site that examines some of its treasured artifacts in 3D
Understanding probability is a skill students will use all of their lives.
54 year old bus driver Alberto Rosario was falsely accused of roughing up a man. Even though charges were never filed, MTA bosses tried to have the driver fired anyhow. Here is more in the brief report by Josh Saul of the New York Post: A city bus driver is suing the MTA for trying […]
Any veteran rider of the NYC Subway has come across the occasional idiot ranting on about all sorts of topics. Unfortunately riders on a Brooklyn-bound train not only had to deal with such a person but the melee they caused which led to arrests. Here is more via CBS2 New York: Five people were arrested, […]
Late Sunday evening, the MTA Metro-North Railroad announced immediate safety improvements to critical locations. Here is more via the press release sent out: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that MTA Metro-North...Show More Summary
Brad Pitt's film company, Plan B Entertainment, has signed a production deal with New Regency and RatPac Entertainment -- an arrangement that precipitates his company's departure from Paramount Pictures at the end of the year.
James Maslow has signed with Brillstein Entertainment Partners. He starred on the Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush for four seasons and toured as a member of the band. Maslow’s other TV credits include iCarly, See Dad Run and Marvin Marvin. Show More Summary
Melbourne gets back non-stop flights to Tokyo four times a week from 29 April in a move that will subsequently see the Gold Coast lose its Jetstar wide body flights to Osaka from 8 May. It will be the first non-stop Melbourne-Tokyo service since 2008. In a statement Melbourne Airport summarises the nature of demand [...]
From now until December 15, 2013, you can use discount code YKVDPC when ordering my prints on Pixels.com.Here are a few samples of what is available.