Multimedia

News / Video

Chinese protestors unite against persecution

Falun Gong practitioners protested persecution in China at the 64th United Nations General Assembly.

Multimedia

It’s better than organic — it’s biochar

A new breed of charcoal could be the answer to healthier food and more environmentally conscious agriculture.

Multimedia / Video

Boutique offers clothing, training, hope

Bottomless Closet is a non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged women in New York and other cities with interview skills, career development and, most importantly, clothes.

Multimedia / Slideshows

National Pig Day

[flv:http://pavementpieces.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/pig.flv 320 240] Central Park Zoo’s pot-bellied pigs, Otis and Oliver, were not the only ones hamming it up on the 37th annual National Pig Day.  Two young New Yorkers wallowed in the spotlight in this year’s snort-off competition.  In an unprecedented decision, Noam Schuldenrein,13, and Alice Elliott,3, shared first place in the first ever tie in the 7 year […]

Multimedia / News / Video

Budget cuts hurt after-school programs

PS 64 receives funding from both the city and the state, but this past year, the program lost its state funding from the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC).and as a result, the program lost of 80 of its 120 students and 21 of its 30 staff members.

Audio / Multimedia

Sample audio post

Listen to some excellent fiddle music. Pellentesque vel orci non eros fringilla vehicula id ornare ligula. Suspendisse pellentesque sollicitudin nisl eu dignissim. Praesent a libero mi.

Multimedia / Video

Sample embedded video

Follow the zany antics, heart-wrenching drama, and high-flying adventures of senior citizen scooter racing.

Multimedia / Slideshows

City rat sightings, complaints are up

New York rats are Norway rats, though they are not from Norway, and they don’t have rabies, so Jay did not wake up the following morning with foam in her mouth. But their urine or feces can transmit seven-day fever or salmonella, two diseases that humans usually get when they work in close contact with rats, which is extremely rare in New York. In the worst case, symptoms are diarrhea, high fever or abdominal cramps. You will not get the plague either, which accounts for only 10 to 15 cases in rural areas in the U.S.

Multimedia / Slideshows

Sample slideshow

Aenean bibendum luctus orci in tristique. Donec sit amet orci leo, a lacinia lectus. Integer sit amet tristique velit. Sed eget augue purus, in commodo nulla. Fusce nulla erat, pretium a pellentesque dapibus, consequat eu velit. Proin eros nulla, auctor ut hendrerit eget, mollis eget dui.

A monk reaches out to the chinese community
Audio / Multimedia / Special Reports

A monk reaches out to the chinese community

The Venerable Benkong, a monk at Grace Gratitude Buddhist Temple at New York’s Chinatown is helping the Chinese-American community to reduce the HIV/AIDS stigma by leading a project called ‘one teaches ten , ten teach a hundred.’