Kitabkhana is a literary blog site which, while it has a fairly strong South Asian focus, also looks at publishing in English generally. The site is quite idiosyncratic - it is light hearted and humourous, but nonetheless gives an interesting critique of many modern works of fiction and on bodies of work. The South Asian bias of the site can be seen in the number of Indian authors that feature on it, as well as in the references to South Asian phenomena and trends in the reviews of other works.
Art of the embroiderer
This is the website for the online companion to the exhibition The Art of the Embroiderer hosted by the Broadbent Gallery, Kent State University Museum, in Kent, Ohio, from September 2008 to December 2009. The exhibition contains over 80 garments and textiles from across the world spanning over 200 years of creativity and innovation. Garments vary from haute couture gowns to Japanese kimono and Saudi Arabian caftans. A notable exhibit is Christian Dior's "Vénus", a ball gown of pink tulle e
DIO : the international journal of scientific history
'DIO: The International Journal of Scientific History' is a full-text ejournal, edited from Florida State University. The editors are inclined to accept articles by... "astrononomers, physicists, mathematicians, & classicists - not historians". Published three times a year, at June 2009 the journal has 27 issues online. Issues usually offer between two and six articles, freely available as PDF files. Example article titles include: 'The Babylonian Theory of the Planets'; 'The Southern Limit of
American association of teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Founded in 1917, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese promotes the study and teaching of these languages on the secondary and tertiary levels. Its extensive site provides information about the organisation (membership, officers), lists job postings, provides information about its annual conference, awards and scholarships. The site offers particularly important information about the organisation's publications ('Hispania;' 'Enlace;' the Association's newsletter; 'Portu
Archives of Maryland online
This website, the Archives of Maryland Online, 'provides access [as of October 2009] to over 471,000 historical documents that form the constitutional, legal, legislative, judicial, and administrative basis of Maryland's government'. The simple to use website is split into several subcategories (including, but not limited to, slavery commission, session laws, fiscal records, judicial records, constitutional records, and so on) aims to provide researchers, scholars and interested amateurs with t
Arthritis Research UK
Arthritis Research UK (formerly known as the Arthritis Research Campaign) is the leading charity in the fight against all forms of arthritis. The charity funds high quality research, educates and informs the public and health professionals on all aspects of the condition, and campaigns for better treatment and support for all those living with arthritis. The website contains a wealth of information including: information on various musculoskeletal conditions, including the different types of art
Official website of the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) which is one of the Indian Houses of Parliament. Rajya Sabha is the Upper House of Parliament and its members are not elected directly by the Indian people but by the Legislative Assemblies of the various states. The site has background information on the role and composition of Rajya Sabha, organisational information and profiles of members. Details of parliamentary business are provided in bulletins, journals and synopses of debates. Ques
6.891 Computational Evolutionary Biology (MIT)
Why has it been easier to develop a vaccine to eliminate polio than to control influenza or AIDS? Has there been natural selection for a 'language gene'? Why are there no animals with wheels? When does 'maximizing fitness' lead to evolutionary extinction? How are sex and parasites related? Why don't snakes eat grass? Why don't we have eyes in the back of our heads? How does modern genomics illustrate and challenge the field? This course analyzes evolution from a computational, modeling, and engi
USC School of Pharmacy: Meeting the Needs of the Community
PharmD students from the USC School of Pharmacy meet vital needs of the community through dozens of health fairs each year, providing screenings, education and immunizations. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about the USC School of Pharmacy: http://www.usc.edu/schools/pharmacy/
C++ Console Lesson 18: Arguments and Return Values
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This C++ video tutorial shows how to pass arguments into functions and return values from thema return statement causes execution to leave the current subroutine and resume at the point in the code immediately after where the subroutine was called — known as its return address. The return address is saved, usually on the process's call stack, as part of the operation of making the subroutine call. Return statements in many languages allow a function to specify a r
An original podcast and Bluegrass too!
More podcast channels have been added to the directory. The first is a relatively new podcast channel SG Show where seven year old Sam and his dad Steve - from California - talk about books, fun places for families to go, movies and creativity. The second is The Bluegrass Radio Show of homegrown Appalachian Bluegr
Professional Series for Educators (3) In the third episode of our new series, we feature a selection of podcast channels from our category on educational news and items for professional educators. At our Podcast Directory for Educators, you can locate further details of all the featured podcasts, the associated website URLs, RSS feeds and iTun
In the third episode of our new series, we feature a selection of podcast channels from our category on educational news and items for professional educators. At our Podcast Directory for Educators, you can locate further details of all the featured podcasts, the associated website URLs, RSS feeds and iTun
Tennis players, Pomona College
Four Pomona College tennis players with rackets pose for a photo in the tennis courts. From left to right: unidentified, Ralph Noble, Robert Williams, Wilfred Reynolds. Part of Renwick Gymnasium can be seen in the background.
Creating a climate for change
A new INSEAD-European Business Summit report on climate change has highlighted a surge in green activities by US entrepreneurs, backed by venture capital. Until 2005, the amount of VC funds invested in clean technologies such as solar and wind power had been running almost neck and neck in the US and Europe. But then there was a sudden surge of VC interest in the US in 2005, the report says, which resulted in US firms raising $4.5 billion in VC funds to invest in clean technology the fol
Why are we constantly surprised by the emergence of crises such as the current financial meltdown, and what are the lessons that we can apply when tackling these?
Making more from less: does Mother Nature have enough resources to go around?
Global growth isn’t all about jobs and the stock market: it’s also about people. The global population will increase, despite the ageing baby boomer generation; there will be increased demands for minerals, energy, food, even blood.
Rebuilding Europe: new architecture needed to kick-start economy
With a weakened financial system and various European governments knee-deep in debt, the emergence of a new world financial order has taken on a new urgency of late. But instead of quick fixes as the Greek crisis has clearly demonstrated, we should instead be looking for sustainable solutions towards economic prosperity.
A passion for education
If you build it, they will come -- so the mantra goes -- and that’s exactly what Ng Gim Choo did with the EtonHouse group of schools. And serendipity, as it turned out, would play a key role.
Terezin (Theresienstadt), Hamburg Barracks, Court Concert.
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Struggling for survival
Private equity was the darling of the investment world in the five years between 2003 and 2007, enjoying exponential growth fuelled by cheap liquidity, growing profitability across industries, rising asset prices, and strong support from investors. Today, amid the global economic slowdown, the private equity industry is struggling for survival in the face of “a perfect storm”.