- The Metric System
The metric system is a system of measurement that is used throughout much of the world. Learn about the metric system and find helpful links to metric prefixes and conversion tables.
Radio-Controlled Clock (Photograph)
Atomic clocks use the frequency of an atomic oscillator to measure the passage of time, and are the most accurate clocks in existence. This atomic clock showcases the time, the date, the day of the week, and the temperature.
- Barometer Styles
The aneroid barometer was invented in 1845. This type of barometer uses an evacuated sealed chamber instead of mercury to measure air pressure.
Spiral Bike Rack (Photograph)
This metal coil bike rack provides efficient storage and a measure of security for many bicycles at one time. Permanently installed bike racks are often found in cities and near schools and transportation centers.
Do It Yourself (Illustration)
Do-it-yourself home improvement is made significantly easier if a person has a basic set of tools at home. The most important tools include a hammer, a level, a tape measure, wrenches and pliers, screwdrivers, a utility knife, and a drill.
- Metric Conversion
Metric units are used to measure length, area, volume, weight, pressure, energy, and temperature and are different from commonly used English measurements.
- Weather Instruments
Weather instruments are used to measure different aspects of the weather and include thermometers, barometers, weather balloons, satellites, and more. Visit this site to learn about various weather instruments.
- Radio-Controlled Atomic Clock (Digital Image)
A black atomic clock sits on a wood-grained desk, using atomic vibration technology in order to measure time.
- Traffic Light Surveillance Camera (Digital Image)
A surveillance camera is perched at the end of a traffic light. Add a measure of security by installing a surveillance camera at your home or business. Keep track of who enters your property, and what they do.
- Anemometer and Weather Vane (Digital Video)
A weather vane and an anemometer measure the direction and speed of the wind, respectively.
- New CMS quality measure tool in the works
The CMS is working on a new online resource that will make it easier for providers to figure out which quality measures are under development.
Modern Healthcare. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:20:42 EST.
- 'The bank tax is dead': SA Government dumps controversial plan
The Weatherill Government abandons its controversial levy on the five major banks, declaring it will not pursue the budget measure and will not take it to the South Australian election in March.
Nick Harmsen. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:54:15 +1100.
- Russia moves to target foreign media
The measure allowing authorities to list outlets as foreign agents comes amid a row over RT in the US.
BBC News. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:35:31 GMT.
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