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Jonathan Gardner discussed some of the most important astronomical discoveries of the last 20 years, the Hubble Space Telescope's greatest accomplishments and the promise of its successor, the James Webb Space Telescope.Click here to watch the video.
Pianist Solungga Liu performed the music of Charles Griffes, Amy Beach, Claude Debussy and Csar Franck. Selections were drawn largely from manuscript holdings at the Library of Congress.Prior to the concert, David Plylar discussed the Library's collection of holograph manuscripts by composer Charles Griffes. This includes a "rediscovered" transcription by Griffes of "Les parfums de la nuit" from the Iberia section of "Images" by Claude Debussy; Solungga Liu's performance at the Library of November 4, 2017, is believed to be the world premiere of this transcription. Click here to watch the concert.Click here to watch the pre-concert lecture.
The Library of Congress showcased a display of Colombian treasures from our vast Latin American collections, including the papers Simn Bolivar and Francisco de Paula Santander, rare literary audio recordings of Colombian writers and poets, and unique prints and photographs.Click here to watch the video.
While learning math, English, and science lessons is crucial to our homeschools, sometimes we need to take a step back and let nature do the teaching. Case in point: Niagara Falls. This marvel is not just an amazing natural phenomenon either. It's also JAM-PACKED with interesting facts and has been involved in the history of […]The post Let Nature Do the Teaching – Niagara Falls appeared first on Hip Homeschool Moms.
Salt & Straw Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling a limited number of its Chocolate Gooey Brownie pints because it may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.The product is safe to consume unless you have a peanut allergy or sensitivity. No illnesseshave been reported to date in connection with this problem.
World Organix LLC, is voluntarily recalling lot: 112710 of Blissful Remedies Red Maeng Da 100% Mitragyna Speciosa capsules, Blissful Remedies Red Maeng Da Liquid Kratom Mitragyna Speciosa, Blissful Remedies 4 Hour Chill Slow Motion Blend to the consumer level. These products have been tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and found to be contaminated with High Microbial Loads. Additionally, this serves as a update to a previous press release posted on June 30th 2018, concerning Blissful Remedies Gold Series Ultra Enhanced Indo and Blissful Remedies Kratom+CBD, CBD infused Maeng Da, Red Maeng Da 100% Mitragyna Speciosa, recalled due to Salmonella contamination, where Blissful Remedies was listed as the recalling firm instead of World Organix LLC. To date, World Organix LLC has not received reports of adverse events related to these recalls.
Patricia A. Sullivan discussed Robert F. Kennedy, the law, and the struggle for racial justice, in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom."Click here to watch the video.
Best-selling author Andr Aciman discusses his critically acclaimed novel, "Call Me By Your Name." Set in Italy during the 1980s, the novel and film follow the coming-of-age love story of 17-year-old Elio and 24-year-old graduate student Oliver.Click here to watch the video.
Best-selling author Becky Albertalli talks about the impact of her young adult novel "Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda" that was adapted to film as "Love, Simon.Click here to watch the video.
Jason Farman will delivered a talk entitled "Marks of Uncertainty: Bodily Traces and Temporality in Message Exchange."Click here to watch the video.
Walter Frisch speaks about the music of Arnold Schoenberg and Milton Babbitt.Click here to watch the video.
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress sponsored a daylong conference on literacy called "Reading Promotion and the Battle to Keep People Reading." There were two morning and three afternoon sessions. This conference can be viewed across three webcasts.Watch: Morning Sessions: "A Nation of Readers: America's Reading Habits" and "Reading Promotion: What Works, What Doesn't and Opportunities for Innovation"Watch: Afternoon Session 1: "Developing and Sustaining Readers Across the Lifespan"Watch: Afternoon Sessions 2 & 3: "Accessibility Matters: Readers with Disabilities" and "Diverse Books: Current State and the Future."
Sarah Jones discussed two of NASA's newest missions, GOLD (Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk) and ICON (Ionospheric Connections Explorer), which will determine how weather shapes the Earth's interface to space.Click here to watch the video.
From daguerreotype plates to silver gelatin papers, 19th-century manufacturers supplied photographers with materials to produce photographic images. But because so few of these papers are identifiable, the history of these manufacturers and their materials are untraceable and virtually unknown. Within the Library of Congress' vast holdings of photographic technology manuals, original 19th-century samples of identified photographic papers survive. Senior Photographic Conservator Adrienne Lundgren discusses this project and how a rich history documenting the first century of photography reveals new lines of inquiry for photographic history scholars.Click here to watch the video.
The Library of Congress celebrated the 1,000th issue of seminal DC comic book series, "Action Comics" and commemorated 80 years of Superman with an interview featuring personnel of DC Comics. Former publisher and president Paul Levitz joined DC writer and artist Dan Jurgens (known for his work on the Superman series "The Death of Superman") for a conversation about the history of superhero comics, the writers and artists who create comics and the legacy of the Superman character.Click here to watch the video.
Pianists Louis Lortie & Hlne Mercier perform the two-piano music of Arensky, Rachmaninoff and Medtner, alongside a four-hand work by Ravel. This concert celebrated the acquisition by the Library of Congress of the holograph manuscript of Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances for two pianos.Click here to watch the video.
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ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), is recalling 200-pound tubs of Mintrate 36-15 Breed Right Tub cattle feed, product number 54549AAA6H, because the product may contain elevated levels of non-protein nitrogen, which could be harmful to cattle. Excessive levels of non-protein nitrogen can be toxic to cattle and can cause muscle tremors (especially of face and ears), abdominal pain, bloat, frothy salivation, excessive urination, teeth grinding, incoordination, weakness, shortness of breath and possible death.
G & C Raw, of Versailles, OH is recalling 30 1-lb containers of Pat's Cat Turkey Cat Food and 40 2-lb containers of Ground Lamb Dog Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in animals eating the products.
Do you view God as distant, unhappy, or angry? Do you wonder if He cares about your happiness?Some in the Christian community consider happiness an ungodly pursuit, one for the spiritually immature. They say that God calls us to joy, while happiness is what the world offers.If that's how you've been taught, you may be surprised by what our broadcast guest Lisa Harper has to share – that God is happy and that happiness is a gift from Him that we should actively pursue.The post Does God Care if You're Happy? appeared first on Jim Daly.
Colorado Springs residents woke up earlier this month to the difficult and upsetting news that a police officer had been shot, a victim of a targeted assault just east of the city's downtown area.Cem Duzel, a 5-year veteran of the force, remains hospitalized and in critical but stable condition. A native of Long Island, New York, the Turkish-American patrolman has been described by friends and colleagues as “quiet,” “kindhearted” – and “one tough cookie.”Since news of the shooting, support and prayers for the wounded officer have been pouring in from all over the world.The post In Praise of Law Enforcement appeared first on Jim Daly.
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Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots, within expiry, of Levothyroxine and Liothyronine (Thyroid Tablets, USP) 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg, & 120 mg to the wholesale level. These products are being recalled as a precaution because they were manufactured using active pharmaceutical ingredients that were sourced prior to the FDA's Import Alert of Sichuan Friendly Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., which as a result of a 2017 inspection were found to have deficiencies with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). Substandard cGMP practices could represent the possibility of risk being introduced into the manufacturing process.
World Organix LLC, is voluntarily recalling lot: 112710 of Blissful Remedies Red Maeng Da 100% Mitragyna Speciosa capsules, Blissful Remedies Red Maeng Da Liquid Kratom Mitragyna Speciosa, Blissful Remedies 4 Hour Chill Slow Motion Blend to the consumer level. These products have been tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and found to be contaminated with High Microbial Loads. Additionally, this serves as a update to a previous press release posted on June 30th 2018, concerning Blissful Remedies Gold Series Ultra Enhanced Indo and Blissful Remedies Kratom+CBD, CBD infused Maeng Da, Red Maeng Da 100% Mitragyna Speciosa, recalled due to Salmonella contamination, where Blissful Remedies was listed as the recalling firm instead of World Organix LLC. To date, World Organix LLC has not received reports of adverse events related to these recalls.