November 30, 2010 "We Have Not Seen Anything Yet" in WikiLeaks Cables "In the coming days, we are going to see some quite startling disclosures about Russia, the nature of the Russian state, and about bribery and corruption in other countries, particularly in Central Asia," says Investigations Executive Editor David Leigh at the Guardian, one of the three newspapers given advanced access to the secret U.S. embassy cables by the whistleblower website, WikiLeaks. "We will see a wrath of disclosures about pretty terrible things going on around the world."
November 29, 2010 Search & Restore Search and Restore plans to embark on a year-long video documentation of the NYC jazz scene and expand its website to serve as a flagship home for the new jazz community.
November 19, 2010 Rubicon This short film tries to solve the classic brain-teaser "How can you get a wolf, a sheep and a cabbage across a river one at a time, without them eating each other." Rubicon was the German entry at the 1998 Cannes film festival, and has garnered a total of thirteen prizes.
November 10, 2010 Smart CCTV Sifting through CCTV footage can be time-consuming but now software is helping out operators. A new system by a company called BriefCam can combine hours of video, superimposing events that happened at different times.
November 9. 2010 Docs Show U.S.-backed Indonesian Forces Target Civilians President Obama arrived in Indonesia Nov. 9 on the second stop of a 10-day trip to Asia. It's Obama's first state visit to Indonesia after having lived there for four years as a child. Democracy Now! speaks to Jakarta investigative journalist and activist Allan Nairn, who has just released secret documents from Kopassus—the feared Indonesian special forces unit, which has been responsible for human rights abuses since the 1950s. Earlier this year, the Obama administration lifted the 12-year ban on funding the training of Kopassus units. While Obama talks about human rights, the documents indicate that Kopassus targets churches and civilians, and includes a Kopassus enemies list topped by a local Baptist minister in West Papua.
November 5, 2010 Nobel Prize for Face Mask Bra Devised by Ukrainian-born scientist Elena Bodnar, it separates to form two face masks – so that in the event of a nuclear accident, bioterrorist attack or smoky fire, the wearer can quickly detach the two cups, fasten one over her own mouth and nose for protection, and hand the other to a needy bystander.
November 4, 2010 Children of the Exodus A new investigation published in The Texas Observer looks into one aspect of the collateral damage of our current immigration laws that result in tens of thousands of unaccompanied migrant children being deported to Mexico every year. Many of these children are abandoned on the streets of Mexican border cities and end up in shelters in areas that have been ravaged by escalating drug violence.
November 2, 2010 High Speed Video of Popcorn Popping High speed video shot with a phantom v.12 of popcorn popping. This video was shot for the much anticipated 2400 page cookbook cookbook: Modernist Cuisine: the Art and Science of Cooking.