Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Living to 90 and beyond (Part two)



CBS News 60 Minutes: Living to 90 and beyond (Part two)

AUGUST 31, 2014, 7:40 PM|The 90+ study is generating some of its most provocative and surprising findings in the areas of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Also, what about romance? Lesley Stahl reports. (read more)

Monday, September 1, 2014

Living to 90 and beyond (Part one)

CBSNews: Living to 90 and beyond (Part one)

What factors determine which of us will make it past age 90? Lesley Stahl reports on a groundbreaking study that has revealed some unexpected findings (read more)

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Chinese Doctors Use 3-D Spinal Implant



VOAVideo: Chinese Doctors Use 3-D Spinal Implant

A Chinese boy suffering from a debilitating bone disease has become the first patient with a part of his spine created in a three-dimensional printer. Doctors say he will soon regain normal mobility. VOA’s George Putic reports.
Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/chinese-doctors-use-3-d-spinal-implant/2429917.html

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Investors Return to Vietnam After Anti-China Protests

VOALearningEnglish: Investors Return to Vietnam After Anti-China Protests

Foreign investment in Vietnam has now returned to levels that existed before the protests. The flow of money returned for three main reasons. The government has promised to protect foreign investors. Also, the economy continues to grow. Finally, the cost of manufacturing remains low. (listen)

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aging Will Reduce Economic Growth Worldwide in Coming Decades



VOAVideo: Aging Will Reduce Economic Growth Worldwide in Coming Decades

The world is getting older, fast. And as more people retire each year, fewer working-age people will be there to replace them. Bond rating agency Moody’s says that will lead to a decline in household savings; reducing global investments - which in turn, will lead to slower economic growth around the world. But experts say it’s not too late to mitigate the economic impact of the world’s aging populations. Mil Arcega has more.
Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/2431583.html

Thursday, August 28, 2014

ESL Podcast 1026 – Marrying Young

ESL Podcast 1026 – Marrying Young 

Getting married is a serious step in one’s life. Learn about people who get married young in this episode. 

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

English Vocabulary & Slang to talk about AGE: retro, dated, antique, old school



AlexESLvid: English Vocabulary & Slang to talk about AGE: retro, dated, antique, old school

In this useful lesson, learn some synonyms for "old," and some slang as well. If you're not ancient, you'll click on this video! Then take the quiz. Watch more videos at: engvid.com