Colonists Protest British Policies
From the 1760's onward, colonial anger grows as the British pass a series of taxes and laws. With each one, the two groups move closer to war. This is a quick, two minute, overview of the causes of the Revolutionary War. A timeline of events would be oif value.
Eyes on forex at APEC finmin
Asia-Pacific finance ministers are gathering in Kyoto to hammer out a sustainable growth plan for the region amid a still fragile economic and market environment.
Our School (1962) - extract
By kind permission of the National Union of Teachers, here is a scene from a documentary they commissioned about the Francis Combe County Secondary School in Hertfordshire (interestingly, a secondary modern as opposed to a higher-profile grammar school). It's a fascinating record of teaching styles at the time, as demonstrated here in which a Scottish teacher discusses accents and ways of speaking with his pupils. You can read more about the film at: http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/1078
A talk by Saad Hariri
Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the introduction are missing from the podcast. Saad Hariri is President of the Council of Ministers of the Lebanese Republic, a position he has held since November 2009. He is the leader of the Future Movement, which currently holds the majority in Lebanon's parliament. He entered the political domain in 2005 following the assassination of his father, former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri. Prior to politics, he held several high level roles in b
Fuel-laden container adrift off Canada
A Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tonnes of oil is adrift in rough seas off Canada's British Columbia coast. Rough cut, no reporter narration. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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.
Job market showing signs of life
The U.S. economy posted its strongest job creation in seven months, but the unemployment rate remained stuck at 9.6 percent.
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Prime Time in Transition
Fear not, fans of character-based TV fiction: reality shows will not obliterate tales featuring “transactions between human beings – the Jane Austen end of things,” as John Romano puts it. This veteran of some of TV’s finest cop dramas (including Hill Street Blues and Monk) sees wrenching changes in
"Why do you ECU online?" (Cary, Charlotte, Kinston)
Tomorrow starts here.
Pakistan? Kinect? Development help? Yes! The message I am trying to make with this post is two-fold. First, development for the Kinect for Windows has world-wide interest (I know, as if you don't know that already... We've highlighted posts here from around with world...) Secondly, that you, the Kinect for Windows developer, are not alone. There are a great deal of resources available to you, like the one we highlight today... Here are some other recent posts from Microsoft Pakistan and the Kinect
The message I am trying to make with this post is two-fold. First, development for the Kinect for Windows has world-wide interest (I know, as if you don't know that already... We've highlighted posts here from around with world...) Secondly, that you, the Kinect for Windows developer, are not alone. There are a great deal of resources available to you, like the one we highlight today...
Here are some other recent posts from Microsoft Pakistan and the Kinect
Wollaton Library collection
This website describes the Wollaton collection at the University of Nottingham, and the Heritage Lottery Fund and AHRC funded work to conserve, catalogue and provide access to and raise awareness of this important manuscript collection. The collection comprises "a rare and significant corpus of medieval textual and material artefacts", which once formed part of the Willoughby family's collections at Wollaton Hall, Nottingham. The collections significant is found in ten medieval manuscripts "whic
Nerd-A-Pult - An Introductory Projectile Motion Problem
An introductory projectile motion problem where you have to break the initial velocity vector in to its components before you can work with it. The Nerd-A-Pult is the perfect tool for showing projectile motion.
0:02 Introducing the Nerd-A-Pult
0:43 Demonstrating the marshmallow capabilities of the Nerd-A-Pult
1:18 Reading the problem
2:26 Starting to solve the problem
3:03 What do we do with the initial velocity?
THE100 Session 3 Spring 2012
THE100 Session 3 Spring 2012 Bill De Luca "V" for Vendetta
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Ralph Lauren goes '4D'
As Ralph Lauren shares are lifted by forecast-beating second quarter results, the luxury clothing brand looks to the future with its latest marketing campaign.
Officials search Cuba plane wreckage
Cuban officials investigate the site where an Aero Caribbean plane went down in flames, killing all 68 passengers on board.
Jakarta flights resume
Flights suspended because of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano restart to Jakararta but Yogyakarta airport stays shut.
Gold dominates markets and politics
The World Bank's president Robert Zoellick has called on leading economies to make gold the standard guide for currencies as the commodity hits another record high.
Politics in 60 seconds. Property
Professor Christopher Pierson defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on property as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Christopher Pierson, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Christopher Pierson is Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham, director of teaching and lea
‘Incredible consensus’ for regulatory reforms among G20, but political will weakening
In the face of the impending global financial meltdown a year ago, world leaders found clarity: financial regulatory frameworks needed to be overhauled.