Laxton : living in an open field village
This website offers a package of online learning resources based around the unique Laxton open field system. The farmland around the Nottinghamshire village of Laxton contains the sole surviving example of the communally-managed system of strip fields which was widespread in England before the enclosures of the 18th and 19th centuries. This resource, which updates older offline educational materials, is illustrated with reproductions of archive material, including estate maps, the records of ma
Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
Interfacial Control in OPV Devices
By: icamp2012school Dana Olson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Coca-Cola: Job search and interview tips for new grads
The largest career event at McMaster University, hosted by the Student Success Centre, Career Fair 2014 offers a forum for you to meet face-to-face with employers and make career connections.
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Delivering Food Assistance in a Shrinking Humanitarian Space [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ertharin Cousin | Conflict and insecurity present a growing challenge to humanitarian agencies as they strive to reach those in need of food assistance. Access is vital if lives are going to be saved and children are to be given the nutritional support they need to thrive. In a world of increasingly complex emergencies, shifting allegiances and fluid frontlines, there is an even greater risk that some communities may be left beyond the reach of the agencies that are there to help. Er
Breaking News: The Changing Relationship Between Blogs and Mainstream Media
Among the traditional media, blogs and other contributions to citizen journalism have for a long time been regarded as posing a significant threat to 'quality' news reporting ... is this a valid view? What (if anything) can social media offer? Among the traditional media, blogs and other contributions to citizen journalism have for a long time been regarded as posing a significant threat to 'quality' news reporting, whilst the global recession has shown that the threatened failure of high qualit
7.342 Cancer Biology: From Basic Research to the Clinic (MIT)
This course is one of many Advanced Undergraduate Seminars offered by the Biology Department at MIT. These seminars are tailored for students with an interest in using primary research literature to discuss and learn about current biological research in a highly interactive setting. In 1971, President Nixon declared the "War on Cancer," but after three decades the war is still raging. How much progress have we made toward winning the war and what are we doing to improve the f
The darwinian structure of the design process
This text is meant only to be a stimulus for the discussion to be held, in a specific panel, at Generative Art 2001. In the text, ?provocative enough? to spur animated discussion, some very basics of darwinism and genetics are given with the only purpose of declaring a common ?stage for the play? where everybody feels at ease. Common stage and common vocabulary ifnot even common language. The main thesis is very strong, therefore comments and critics are warmly encouraged. They are the selective
Cute Sheep - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon sheep. It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow. Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:13)
Most crustaceans live underwater. They have jointed legs and hard exoskeletons. Crustaceans have two pair of antennae, although one pair may be very small.
Jacqui O'Hanlon, Deputy Director of Learning at the RSC talks about approaches to teaching Shakespeare and learning through performance. Also Jeffery Dench and Peter Cant discuss what they have learned when collaborating on a play.
Video of call to action from Bobbi Kurshan Executive Director, Curriki (0:20)
Multiplying a 2-Digit Number by a 2-Digit Number: Fast Math Trick of Calculation
Improve your Math calculation speed and power up your weak math with the techniques you learn from this video. You will learn to multiply two-digit numbers with ease by following the clear steps on this video.
March on Washington
While campaigning for the White House in 1960, John F. Kennedy made the pledge that civil rights would take center stage during his presidency. Kennedy guaranteed that discriminatory practices in housing would be done away with at the start of his term "with a stroke of a pen." Once in office, the results of his pledge were much less dramatic. In fact, the process took nearly two years to complete; all the while civil rights groups were sending pens to the White House to protest Kennedy's inacti
Turkish ex-army chief in plot charge
Jan 06 - Turkish court orders former Turkish army chief be remanded in custody, pending trial, charged with bidding to overthrow the government. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
4.645 Selected Topics in Architecture: Architecture from 1750 to the Present (MIT)
This class is a general study of modern architecture as a response to important technological, cultural, environmental, aesthetic, and theoretical challenges after the European Enlightenment. It focuses on the theoretical, historiographic, and design approaches to architectural problems encountered in the age of industrial and post-industrial expansion across the globe, with specific attention to the dominance of European modernism in setting the agenda for the discourse of a global modernity at
"The Fifteen-Woman Lawsuit Opposing the Self-Defense Forces in Iraq" (video)
A talk by lawyer Michiko Nakajima. In the course of the Iraq War, citizens in Japan, singly or in groups, have been taking the state to court alleging violation of the "no war" clause of the Constitution in deploying Self-Defense Force troops. Feminist labor lawyer Michiko Nakajima led a group of 15 women plaintiffs in one such suit. This