Ivorian bus plunges into lagoon, dozens killed
Aug. 5 - A bus plunged into the lagoon in Ivory Coast's commercial capital Abidjan on Friday morning, killing 37 of its 47 passengers, a government spokeswoman said. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Miner reunion in Chile
Aug. 5 - A year after an accident trapped 33 Chilean miners, the workers reunite at a mass to commemorate their darkest day - and pay tribute to those who rescued them. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Wall Street continues wild ride
Aug. 5 - Wall Street saw another day of wild gyrations to end the session mixed, but it still was the worst week in more than two years. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Engineering the Harvard Way
Harvard SEAS undergraduate students and alumns express their excitement at having the opportunity take a wide variety of classes within Harvard SEAS, Harvard College, and the various Harvard graduate schools and the freedom that gives them to craft their own educational experience.
Nissan to cut exports by one-third
Aug. 8 - Nissan Motor aims to boost its sales in Japan and reduce exports by as much as a third in a fight against the yen's crippling strength. Toshi Maeda reports.
The Crime at Tony's Pizza Place
Model 1 Mechanics 1
Basketball Stretching Tips
This 2:31 long video gives examples of how to stretch before playing any sport, including basketball.
The week ahead: August 11th 2011
An important anniversary for currency markets, a poignant ceremony for Berliners and a dangerous horse race for the Sienese
Plenary 4: P4-4 and P4-5 (July 28, 2011)
P4-4 W, Z and Top: An Overview - Joao Guimaraes
P4-5 Jets in Standard Model and Beyond Standard Model Physics - Gavin Salam
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly: January 1997 through December 1997
An animation of sea surface temperature anomaly in the Pacific from January, 1997, through December, 1997, as measured by NOAA AVHRR
What's New in CNXML 0.6
A guide to the changes made in the 0.6 version of the Connexions Markup Language (CNXML 0.6). Written with experienced authors in mind, this document features a list of new elements, new attributes, and changes made to existing elements. It also includes code examples and links to other CNXML resources.
Babbage: August 4th 2011
Foxconn, China's largest private employer, builds a robotic workforce, the Shady RAT hack attack and the perils of putting your picture online
04.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Nach dem Weltsicherheitsrat hat auch der Generalsekretär der Vereinten Nationen, Ban Ki Moon, ein Ende der Gewalt gegen die Opposition in Syrien verlangt. Der Tod so vieler Demonstranten sei grausam und schockierend, sagte er in New York. Ban kündigte an, direkten Kontakt mit Syriens Präsident
Small shrub habitat at the highest elevation of the Mojave desert
This habitat is found at the highest elevation of the Mojave desert where the coolest temperatures and most moisture is available. The green color of the shrubs shows the water and nutrient needs of the plants are being met.
Basic Overview of Probability
In this eight-minute video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy, gives an introduction to probability using computer software.
ISS Update - August 8, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 8, 2011.
Bali Aims to be Free of Plastic Waste by 2013
The Balinese community is working together with Coca-cola to help mobilize a movement to clean and protect Bali beaches from plastic debris.
Permission to Play: Game Changing Research
Are there now too many issues attached to the practice of play for it to be just plain fun? Nickelodeon executive Jane Gould describes a study on kids’ play that reveals real tensions within the family on the subject. Although parents feel confused and conflicted, and kids stifled and controlled, families are managing to find
MIT Assistive Technology: Universal Access
The MIT Assistive Technology Group is a team of students who were winners of this year’s IDEAS competition. This video was created as part of their submission to the MS Society’s Da Vinci Awards.