Database of Ship Collisions with Icebergs
As part of the Institute for Marine Dynamics of the National Research Council Canada, Database of Ship Collisions with Icebergs is written and managed by Brian T. Hill. The database contains 560 incidents and "concentrates on iceberg collisions in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland and Labrador but does include a few incidents further north, around Greenland, and also in the fiords of Alaska." The database loads onto one page but is linked to various categories, including a chronological listin
Inside the News: Investors seen scrambling for safe havens
Nov. 10 - Investors are struggling to find a safe haven in the commodities markets to protect from problems in Greece or Italy, after considerable outflows from gold and silver, says Nic Brown from Natixis.
Get away from it all in...Libya
Nov. 10 - Libya emerges as an unlikely summer holiday destination at this year's World Travel Market event in London as industry professionals pull out all the stops to attract business. Hayley Platt reports.
Lecture 12a: Math. Analysis - Proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
The first part of the sixteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G12MAN Mathematical Analysis module includes a proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=c6c045f6-286d-6b9f-b96c-36a998632fc3 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/71.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feins
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.20.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.20.09 Lecture 5 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Be Safe and Bright
Choose costumes that are lighter in color and attach reflective materials to costumes. Make sure each child has a flashlight to help them see and be seen. (1:44)
Max Fleischer Illustrated News-1940s
Max Fleischer, the power behind the Superman cartoons and comic superstar Betty Boop illustrates 1940 human interest stories. (10min)
Vincent Chaudel : directeur communication et sport chez Kurt Salmon (bu sciences staps) (Vidéo) Conférence co-organisée par le master Management du sport et la Bibliothèque universitaire sciences-STAPS, le 22 mars 2013. Intervenants : Vincent Chaudel
Conférence co-organisée par le master Management du sport et la Bibliothèque universitaire sciences-STAPS, le 22 mars 2013.
Intervenants : Vincent Chaudel
The Vitamin Village is a web-based eLearning package developed between 2001 and 2008 to incorporate vitamins A, C, D, E and K, as well as a basic introduction to antioxidants. It is mainly used in first year teaching of vitamins, but also in the 2nd and 3rd years of the 3 year BSc (Hons) Nutrition and 4 year MNutr Nutrition degrees taught within the School of Biosciences. The creation and development involved staff within Nutritional Sciences (Drs John Brameld, Zoe Daniel & Tim Parr and Profe
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PB Wall Squats
Teaching: • Stand with back against PB against wall Coaching: • Keep body weight over middle of feet on ground • Sit hips back and squat until thighs are parallel with ground • Drive through hips to stand up Common Errors: • Knees cave in • Athlete shifts weight to toes • Posture is lost
ESPN College Football feature at O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory
Oregon State University Engineering student Katie Kavanaugh introduced viewers to the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Laboratory at OSU as part of a "My University" segment that aired nationally on ABC-TV during the OSU-Standford game Nov. 5. The Hinsdale Lab is one of the world's largest facilities for the study of wave, wave energy, tsunamis and related topics, and has been featured frequently in international media coverage related to tsunami events. Oregon, California and Washington have special vulnerab
An undergraduate multi-state textbook for criminal justice, paralegal, pre-law and administration of justice courses in criminal law. Explores sources of law and the legal system, the Constitution, criminal defenses, elements of a crime, parties to crime, and most criminal offenses such as inchoate crimes, crimes against the person including criminal homicide and sex offenses, crimes against property, crimes against the public, and crimes against the government. The textbook is interactive, and
China's inflation eases but no major policy shift seen
Nov. 9 - Consumer price rises slowed in October, giving Beijing more room to tweak monetary policy. But the fight against inflation is not over, so don't expect any major policy changes just yet.
Round 2: James Murdoch vs British Parliament
News Corp's deputy chief operating officer, James Murdoch, is scheduled to appear before Britain's parliament on Thursday to address the phone hacking debacle his company is embroiled in. Peter Lauria, Editor-in-Charge of Technology, Media, Telecom at Thomson Reuters, tells us what Murdoch needs to do in order to survive this scandal, make good with the public and successfully succeed his father as head of News Corp.
Chinese President urges efforts to oppose protectionism.
Nov. 12 - Chinese President Hu Jintao urges countries to take concrete actions on development issues and protectionism. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Spanish Empire in the New World (en español)
This documentary traces the history of the Spanish Empire in North America from Columbus through the 1800s. Although not available in english, the visuals are intriguing enough to keep interest and it's not too hard to follow along. (español - Spanish Language version) (22min)
The East Side story: How executive uncertainty created an accession conditionality that never was
A presentation given by Research Fellow Cristina Parau at Wolfson College on February 24th 2009. Dr Parau is also a member of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in Oxford. Europeanization scholars study the impact of the European Union (EU) on domestic politics. The literature on the impact of the EU on the domestic politics of accession countries in Eastern Europe has focussed too narrowly on the formal conditions for accession to the EU stemming from Brussels. Accession conditionality and the
Learning to live without in Argentina
Sky rocketing inflation and currency devaluation take toll on Argentina's poor. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation