Controversy plagues school mental health screening

Controversy plagues school mental health screening By KELLI KENNEDY 1 hour ago . View gallery . . MIAMI (AP) — After his father was diagnosed with cancer, a 15-year-old Champaign, Ill., teen started skipping school, erupting in angry outbursts, yelling at teachers and punching holes in walls or retreating to his room paralyzed by an overwhelming sadness. When the teen’s … Continue reading

China mother left homeless by 17-year hunt for kidnapped son

China mother left homeless by 17-year hunt for kidnapped son By Carol Huang 11 hours ago .View gallery . . Fuzhou (China) (AFP) – The 17-year hunt for her kidnapped son cost Ye Jinxiu her marriage, home and family. And when she found her boy, now a grown man and stranger, he wanted nothing to do with her. Now 59, … Continue reading

Homeless former colonel’s story illustrates broad problems facing U.S. vets

Homeless former colonel’s story illustrates broad problems facing U.S. vets By Ross Tucker 8 hours ago 0 shares Content preferences Done .View gallery Colonel Bob Freniere sits in the back of his van, presently where he is living, with all of his possesions. … View gallery Colonel Bob Freniere, right, doesn’t dress in his Air Force Colonel’s uniform anymore since he … Continue reading

Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire

Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MARY CLARE JALONICK 2 hours ago 0 shares Content preferences Done .View gallery . . . . WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they say, but over time if the … Continue reading

Visual Studio 2008 – Direct2D Samples from Win7 SDK

  direct2d posted by (C)takao21203 Today I downloaded the Win7 SDK. Actually it is possible to use Visual Studio 2008 on a 1GB Intel Atom netbook. Visual Studio Express 2013 is very slow! But Visual Studio 2008 is useable. The Win7 SDK includes a lot of sample source codes. For instance Direct2D. When I tried to compile it this night, … Continue reading

STM8 DISCOVERY – 7segment serial link (2)

PIC 16f884 LED display posted by (C)takao21203 Using a PIC 16f884 here to test some new ideas. All the I/O bits are now freely mapable from tables. The TRISTATE is computated by the firmware.Actually these small displays are not very bright- or maybe there is a mysterious bug. STM8 circuit posted by (C)takao21203 Added some shuttle boards to the STM8 … Continue reading

STM8 DISCOVERY – 7segment serial link (1)

stm8 board posted by (C)takao21203 This is a STM8 Discovery board. I have added a PIC 16f884 and a small 7segment display. I want to program a serial link between the two controllers. Later, a display will be connected to the STM8 chip directly. However, I have some ideas to improve the 7segment decoding/driving, and it is easier to test … Continue reading

To clean up coal, Obama pushes more oil production

To clean up coal, Obama pushes more oil production By DINA CAPPIELLO December 23, 2013 10:17 AM Done .Obama’s Clean Coal Boosts Oil Production DE KALB, Miss. (AP) — America’s newest, most expensive coal-fired power plant is hailed as one of the cleanest on the planet, thanks to government-backed technology that removes carbon dioxide and keeps it out of the … Continue reading

U.S. environment chief to share air pollution lessons with China

U.S. environment chief to share air pollution lessons with China By Valerie Volcovici13 hours ago The China Central Television (CCTV) building is seen next to a construction site in heavy haze in Beijing’s … By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China can learn from U.S. struggles to reduce pollution as it confronts recent high-profile incidents of poor air quality paralyzing major cities, … Continue reading