Some Dinosaur Groups Diminishing Before Mass Extinction: Live Chat with Museum Scientists
On May 10, the American Museum of Natural History and Wired Science hosted a live webcast discussion about new research on dinosaur extinction. The study shows that some dinosaur groups were already on the decline around the time an asteroid hit at the end of the Cretaceous. Brandon Keim, an associate editor at Wired Science, moderated the discussion with two of the paper's co-authors: Mark Norell, chair of the Museum's Division of Paleontology, and Steve Brusatte, a Columbia University graduat
Breakingviews: Italy's amazing financial engineering
May 23 - To avoid spooking markets Italy is attempting an amazing feat of financial engineering, and the Eurovision song contest has a clear message for euro governments say Breakingviews.
The Making of the Modern Marine Corps
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674058279 The Marine Corps has always considered itself a breed apart. Since 1775 America's smallest armed service has been suspicious of outsiders and deeply loyal to its traditions. Undying faith in its exceptionalism made the Marines one of the sharpest, swiftest tools of American military power, but developing this brand did not come without costs. Aaron B. O'Connell, Assistant Professor of History at the United States Naval Academy and a lieut
Managing confrontation in multicultural teams
Conflict and debate are considered essential to better decision making in some cultures, while in others, it’s downright rude. How do you bridge the cultural divide?
Georgia Tech Student Profiles - 2012
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Technology Inventions Over Time (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from A Science Odyssey, learn how technology in the home has changed through the years. Scroll through a timeline from 1900 to 2010 to explore technological innovations in the home (such as phonographs, telephones, refrigerators, radios, televisions, and computers), and read about how they were developed and adapted and how they changed the way people live.
Absolute Beginner S2 #11 - Learn Some Spanish Diet Secrets
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’re hungry and the energy is draining from your body as you walk the streets of Spain. You need to find a meal, and pronto! Where can you find the quickest Spanish meal? A Spanish fast-food restaurant, of course! In this lesson, we will learn how to use the Spanish regular verbs [...]
La Roma Imperial - parte 1 de 2
Documental didáctico perteneciente a la colección Exploradores de la Historia. Un buen video para los niños. Este documental ofrece una visión general de la Roma Imperial y tiene dibujos agradables. (8:01)
This 13 minute video explains how a virus that killed up to 50 million people started and its effect on the world in 1918. It also shows
how scientists are trying to prevent more pandemics.
Breakingviews: China should think twice before spending
May 24 - With employment ticking along and domestic consumption only in need of a small boost, China should respond to its current slowdown with reforms and not stimulus, says Reuters Breakingviews' Wei Gu.
Ecrie chine en chinois
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Harvard Class Day 2012 || Harvard University Commencement 2012
Harvard University's Class Day Ceremony from Tercentenary Theater in Harvard Yard on May 25, 2011. Speakers featured were Andy Samberg and Rep. Barney Frank.
If the sponge is an animal, then it must eat to survive. How does it feed itself when it has no obvious mouth? Find out by watching this video. (05:23)
How to Repair iPod Touch Screen
This five minute video is a how to video about repairing the iPod Touch Screen - CNET's Donald Bell repairs a cracked screen on a first-generation Apple iPod Touch. The video moves slowly and is for those already used to such possibly expensive adventures. The video moves rapidly at times with little explanation.
Station Crew Talks To Reporters About Dragon Spacecraft
Expedition 31 Flight Engineers Don Pettit, Andre Kuipers and Joe Acaba discuss Dragon's mission with reporters during a crew news conference. Dragon is scheduled to spend six days berthed to the station before being detached and released on May 31.
Eisenhower on the Second Berlin Crisis
In November 1958, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev demanded that Western forces pull out of West Berlin in six months. On March 16, 1959, in a radio and television report to the American people, President Eisenhower speaks of the escalating Cold War tensions over Berlin, stressing that the United States will not give in to pressure from the USSR. (1:11)
Newbie Lesson S5 #20 - You’re Going to be Late for the Flight in Japan!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! As you dream merrily of kittens and puppies in rainbows in your comfortable Japanese bed, suddenly you hear screaming in Japanese. Certainly the kittens aren’t that angry…or at least, they aren’t speaking in Japanese if they are! Rousing from slumber, you open one eye cautiously to make sure a ferocious Japanese [...]