SciCafe: The Story of the Human Body with Daniel Lieberman
As the human species evolved from Paleolithic to modern times, our bodies have changed to fit the world around us. But with the human landscape moving quickly from the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions to the modern day of smartphones and junk food, are our bodies able to keep up?
In this SciCafe, join evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman as he discusses how human bodies evolved from our ape ancestors, and how this evolution continues to affect our bodies and their ailments to this day
Sage American History - World War I
This open textbook segment explores the United States and the Great War. 'Aside from a few brief excursions in the early days of the nation, Americans fought in Europe for the first time in 1918. The “Great War” was, in the words of President Wilson, “the most terrible and disastrous of all wars.” Starting in August 1914, men died at the appalling rate of about 6,000 per day. By the time the U.S. Marines first fought at Belleau Wood, almost 10 million men had fa
Intro to Addition & Subtraction
Lucinda The Great Math Magician introduces addition and subtraction using magic apples. The video uses computer animation. Run time 03:47.
The First Law of Thermodynamics
Describes how an - energy balance - is maintained, between material bodies in a system. This is a sample from a 10 hour DVD course available online. Content still very useful. Run time 09:34.
"Labor Rights: The Case of Ciudad Juarez"
A talk by Bertha Lujan, Secretaria del Trabajo, Gobierno "Legitimo" de México (de Andrés Manuel López Obrador), former Controlora, Cd. de México (2000-2006), and lead organizer of Frente Auténtico del Trabajo. From the Human Rights in Mexico Series. Sponsored by the Katz Center for Mexican Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, th
Reading For Life - Jane Davis
Dr Jane Davis tells stories about the value of great books in ordinary lives. Jane left school at 16 with 2 GCSEs but now leads an organisation which wants a bigger place in the nation's heart for books and reading. Later in life she returned to education and graduated with a 1st class degree in English and spent 3 years writing a PhD.
Beginner S6 #24 - Partying in a Japanese Haunted House
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get to the golf course at the Japanese country club, you’re about to drive your ball off the first tee when you notice a few menacing clouds rolling in. It looks like it’s going to start storming within the hour. Your golf partner mentions in Japanese that he thinks [...]
Clear Thinking about National Security: Why is it so Hard?
We often behave as if National Security is too important to think clearly about. Some risks are ignored, while others are exaggerated. Policies are adopted to meet threats without any clear idea of what exactly the threat is, how serious it might be, and how it could most cost-effectively be addressed. Major decisions are made on the most slender of bases: invading Iraq, rebuilding Afghanistan, toughening terrorism laws, buying battleships, have all been undertaken without due
Christine Lagarde: Emerging Market Nations Will Get More Power in the IMF
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), sees no alternative to the strict austerity policies being imposed on many peripheral European countries, says the double dip recessions in Italy and Ireland just announced come as no surprise, and notes that IMF reforms will shift 6% of current quotas to dynamic emerging and developing countries. Lagarde's comments came in an exclusive interview with Knowledge@Wharton and media partner ParisTech Review late last week
Math 176: Math of Finance
After reviewing tools from probability, statistics, and elementary differential and partial differential equations, concepts such as hedging, arbitrage, Puts, Calls, the design of portfolios, the derivation and solution of the Blac-Scholes, and other equations are d
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Failing to identify the full level of the car incident harm can be a source of massive feel disappointed about. Any victim of the car impact should be aware of his or her rights and qualifications for settlement. Here are some of the fundamental things you should know about automatic accidents and harm claims.
Are automobile accidents proport
Society for Neuroscience : brain briefings
Brain Briefings is a series of newsletters produced by the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) and published during the academic year. Brain Briefings are aimed at a lay audience and they explain how basic neuroscience discoveries can lead to clinical applications. Archives available from 2006 to the present.
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