Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
Repubican Rally, Capehart Farms, Daviess County, Indiana, August 27, 1938
Indiana Senator, Homer E. Capehart owned Capehart Farms in Daviess County near Washington, Indiana. On August 27, 1938, he organized the Republican Cornfield Convention to be held on his land. The many tents and activities that were set up drew thousands of visitors.,Daviess County Journey,On verso of photograph: "Republican Rally, Capehart farms, 8/27/38"
The Restless Atmosphere Quiz
Establish how well they know the Coriolis effect.
Fasting Plasma Glucose and Risk of Stroke in Men
Description: Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing as an Online First article and in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effects of hyperglycemia and risk of stroke in asymptomatic men. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/6efez5x
Books of the month: China
A biography of Deng Xiaoping and a book on the opium war probe some of the myths of modern Chinese history
Fair Trade Chocolate and the Halo Effect
Can two little words -- "fair trade" -- make you think that some brands of chocolate are healthier than others? Cal State Northridge psychology professor Jonathon Schuldt, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Michigan and the University of Grenoble, attempted to answer that question in a study analyzing the effects of food labels and personal bias in decision-making. Hailey Graves reports. Read more at: http://blogs.csun.edu/news/2012/04/chocolate/ video directed and edited by
Walt Disney - Lambert The Sheepish Lion - 1952
Mr. Stork (played, as in Dumbo, by Sterling Holloway) delivers a lion to a family of sheep. While his mother takes a liking to him, he gets teased.
Edward O’Keefe (Synergy Global), John Humphrey and Emilie Wilson (IDS) are interviewed
Edward O’Keefe (Director, Synergy Global), John Humphrey (Team Leader, Globalisation Team, IDS) and Emilie Wilson (Communications Officer, IDS) are interviewed on the seminar ‘Considering the role of the extractive industry in the DRC and other areas of conflict’, held at IDS on the 1 November 2011 as part of the Business and Development Seminar Series
Government and Progress Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
Dancing with Symmetry to Harness the Power of Complexity: Subjective Programming in Context | Lang.N At any instant when you are programming, some details rise to the foreground and others recede into the background context. The manner in which the programming language supports context profoundly affects the ease of evolution and reuse. We propose a language paradigm that amplifies the power of object-oriented programming by explicitly supporting multi-dimensional context, and using it for dispatch and for program organization. The dispatch rules reduce to familiar delegation in the one- dim
At any instant when you are programming, some details rise to the foreground and others recede into the background context. The manner in which the programming language supports context profoundly affects the ease of evolution and reuse. We propose a language paradigm that amplifies the power of object-oriented programming by explicitly supporting multi-dimensional context, and using it for dispatch and for program organization. The dispatch rules reduce to familiar delegation in the one- dim
How San Francisco Works: San Francisco City
This four minute video highlights San Francisco's attractions and geography. A good overview.
The Disenchantment of the Plate
John Coveney, Flinders University, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series
Get the Grades You Want #5 - Test Tips
The fifth video in the Get the Grades you Want series features tips on how to survive tests. The four minute video reviews some ideas that may be of benefit when preparing for tests in a series of reminders that most students can understand. A good review video.
Venice, Italy: The Doge's Palace
This three minute video provides a travel guide to touring Venice and examples of some of the most significant structures and the history of the city.
Muslims mark Eid in the Middle East
Nov. 6 - Muslims in the West Bank, Yemen and Egypt celebrate one of their holiest religious holidays and remember the sacrifices they've made this year. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Authors@Google: Jeremy Bailenson, Infinite Reality: Revealing the Blueprints of our Virtual Lives
The coming explosion of immersive digital technology, combined with recent progress in unlocking how the mind works, will soon revolutionize our lives in ways only science fiction has imagined. In Infinite Reality, Jeremy Bailenson (Stanford University) and Jim Blascovich (University of California, Santa Barbara)—two of virtual reality's pioneering authorities whose pathbreaking research has mapped how our brain behaves in digital worlds—take us on a mind-bending journey through the virtual
Tightrope walkers find balance
Nov. 7 - Tightrope walkers and jugglers from around the world gather for an international convention in Brussels, while attempting a record for the most tightrope walkers on one rope. Tara Cleary reports.
Sean Faircloth, Naked Ladies and Mormons
Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy and Policy for the U.S. branch of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do About It, which examines the crumbling of the United States' most cherished founding principle—the wall of separation between church and state—and offers a specific and sensible plan for rebuilding the church-state wall.
Reuters Summit: GOP trailing for 2012, Democratic leader says
Nov. 8 - Steve Israel, a New York Democrat and chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, says his party is leading in the polls as Americans blame GOP House majority for the ailing economy.