Edgar Degas, Visit to a Museum, c. 1879--90 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Edgar Degas, Visit to a Museum, c. 1879--90, oil on canvas, 91.8 x 68 cm / 36-1/8 x 26-3/4 inches (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). (05:25)
Why Gold? "I noticed a contradiction," writes an anonymous blogger: The Austrian School advocates against price fixing and economic planning, and the Austrian School advocates a gold standard, which can be seen as a way of fixing the rate of change of the size of the money supply
"I noticed a contradiction," writes an anonymous blogger:
The Austrian School advocates against price fixing and economic planning, and the Austrian School advocates a gold standard, which can be seen as a way of fixing the rate of change of the size of the money supply
27.06.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Vor dem EU-Gipfel in Brüssel hat Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel einer gemeinschaftlichen Haftung für Schulden europäischer Staaten abermals eine deutliche Absage erteilt. Solange sie lebe werde es eine gesamtschuldnerische Haftung nicht geben, sagte sie in einer Fraktionssitzung des Koalitionspartners FDP. Auch Bundesbankpräsident Jens Weidmann w
Just How Small Is An Atom?
This is an EXCELLENT introduction to atoms and their parts (specifically: nucleus and electrons). It simplifies the characteristics of the parts of an atom and compares them to everyday things that a student would be familiar with. (05:27)
Breakingviews: Barclays' $450 mln question
June 27 - Rob Cox and Breakingviews columnists discuss what the broader repercussions will be from the whopping $450 million fine paid by Barclays over attempts to manipulate Libor.
The Three Lochs Way: stage 1
A photographic record of the first part of the Three Lochs Way
Part 7: more prize giving (again, sorry for the audio!)
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Tower Views - New UT Bookstore
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Science Bulletins: Ship Camera Maps Slimy Invader
Eager for a low-impact way to tally scallops in the highly productive fishing waters off Cape Cod, local scallop fishers teamed with scientists and engineers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to design an innovative underwater camera called HabCam. It acts as a satellite for the seafloor, trailing behind a fishing boat and snapping a continuous strip of pictures of the life at the ocean bottom. HabCam surveys are also revealing a potential threat to the scallop fishery: an invasive mar
Breakingviews: Did Barclays leave blood in its wake?
June 28 - Antony Currie and Breakingviews columnists discuss who may have been hurt by the UK bank's Libor lies.
CO 1069-286-227 The National Archives UK posted a photo: Description: Guelph Agricultural College. Prince of Wales' tour of Canada, 1919, a volume of photographs published by the Canadian Pacific Railway
The National Archives UK posted a photo:
Description: Guelph Agricultural College. Prince of Wales' tour of Canada, 1919, a volume of photographs published by the Canadian Pacific Railway
Christopher Martin on "Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty"
Christopher Martin, Marshall Center Visiting Research Fellow, discusses "Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
News #161 - Go for the Gold, Get Fluent in Japanese
Why go for anything less? Right about now, the best of the best are gathering in London for the 30th Olympiad (Olympic Games). Their eyes are on the prize. Are yours? Want to learn Japanese? Don’t learn a few phrases. You can be chatting easily like a local with a little more effort. Olympic athletes [...]
Resizing and Rotating Images in PowerPoint 2007
This short video clip demonstrates how to resize and/or rotate an image that has already been inserted in a PowerPoint presentation. It also explains options to further customize how images are rotated. (0:48)
ISS Update: Astronaut Participates in Autonomous Mission Operations Test
NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean talks with astronaut Alvin Drew who is participating in the Autonomous Mission Operations test, which looks at how communication delays will affect future deep space missions. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Faculty of Law: Public Law Toolbox: Why it Matters
Mai Chen of CHENPALMER Law Specialists, and distinguished Otago Law alumna discusses New Zealand Public and Employment Law. Mai has recently had her book, Public Law Toolbox published, and she has contributed greatly to public and employment law discourse in New Zealand.
IPL: Professor Andrew Geddis
Professor Andrew Geddis, Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic “Of Flags and Protest: Dissent, Offence and the Limits of Free Speech”.13 September 2011.
Lecture by Mike Giant
This lecture was recorded on January 27, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Mike Giant lectured on graffiti as well as presented a slide show.