Why Are People So Forgiving of Government Failure? Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
enChanting Musical Artifacts in Unlikely Places: Rare Resources in MIT’s Lewis Music Library
There are times when it’s necessary to judge a book by its cover, or a single page, because that’s all that remains. Michael Scott Cuthbert and Nancy Schrock reveal some treasures from MIT’s early music collection which, while often incomplete or damaged, sing volumes about their origins and use.
OERC Symposium 2010: The Transition to Renewables - can it be made in time?
Bob Lloyd speaks at the the 2010 Otago Energy Research Centre Symposium. Held November 24, 2010.
Different Functions of Money
Different Functions of Money. Part of the series: Finance & Investment Tips. Money can be used for basic necessities like food, clothing and shelter, with discretionary income being used for investment or recreation. Learn more about the different uses of money.
Indus Valley Civilization
An ainimated feature that shows what life might have been like during this time period. No narration and so the teacher must provide insights into what the video is showing.
ISS Update - Jan. 3, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 3, 2011.
Inside the Collections: Paleontology and the Big Bone Room
Paleontology Collections Manager Carl Mehling gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the Big Bone Room, which houses some of the largest items in the Paleontology collection. Its holdings include one of the largest complete limb bones in the world: the 650-pound thigh bone of the long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur Camarasaurus. Visitors will be able to see this spectacular specimen in the upcoming major exhibition The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), which explores the
JHU Opportunity Journal - Sam in the throwing emporium
Freshman Sam Cook practices in the Johns Hopkins University Track and Field throwing emporium, where the team trains when it isn't able to use an outdoor track.
Video drawing of seated person revolving. Exhibited at LCF Fashion Space Gallery "Drawing Towards Fashion".An exhibition exploring the role of drawing for artists, designers and researchers at London College of Fashion Wednesday 3 October - Wednesday 31 October 2007.
While Barack Obama has rejected the Bush administration’s harsh stance toward Iran, panelists warn that we’re far from the start of fruitful relations, and that achieving real diplomacy will paradoxically require both patience and a sense of urgency.
Suzanna DiMaggio observes the U.S. seeking “areas of comm
U.S. defense chief in China
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrives in China on a visit he hopes will improve military relations.
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