A fiery angel erupts from the Sun
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this amazing footage of a solar prominence gracefully erupting from the Sun's surface. It's taken in the ultraviolet where plasma emits brightly. Credit: NASA/SDO Original video: http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw.php?v=item&id=59
Protracted Sahrawi Displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond displacement
On 24 June 2011, the RSC launched its seventh Policy Briefing on 'Protracted Sahrawi displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond encampment' at UNHCR in Geneva. On 24 June 2011, the RSC launched its seventh Policy Briefing on 'Protracted Sahrawi displacement: Challenges and opportunities beyond encampment' at UNHCR in Geneva. The presentation by Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh was followed by interventions from Mr Yacoub El Hillo, the Director of UNHCR Middle East and North Africa Bureau and Mr
Working with Numbers and Letters in Algebra
This module explains the procedures for working with numbers and letters in algebra.
Entering Children into Special Education
This one minute video provides a quick overview on how to get a child evaluated for special education and the time it sometimes takes.
Debtor Nation [Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink • By Louis Hyman • Princeton University Press, 2011 • 392 pages]
[Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink • By Louis Hyman • Princeton University Press, 2011 • 392 pages]
Extinction Prevention via Engineering
Species extinction is happening at an alarming rate according to scientists. In this lesson, students are asked to consider why extinction is a problem that we should concern us. They are taught that destruction of habitat is the main reason many species are threatened. The lesson explores ways that engineers can help save endangered species.
U.S. Q2 GDP set to grow by over two percent: IFR
July 28 - IFR says the U.S. economy should grow by 2.3 % - better than the Reuters poll of 1.8 %. Concerns still remain however over uncertainty and weak consumer spending.
Relay: Download and Install the Recorder
This tutorial covers how to download and install the Camtasia Relay 3 recorder.
Catch That Dog!
Episode 52 - Tankster and the Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games In this episode, Steve and Wade talk about the newly released Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games. The toolkit enables unique capabilities for social gaming prerequisites, such as storin
In this episode, Steve and Wade talk about the newly released Windows Azure Toolkit for Social Games. The toolkit enables unique capabilities for social gaming prerequisites, such as storin
SEC meets FBI
July 26 - Madoff whistleblower, Harry Markopolos, reviews the SEC's attempts to go after offenders on Wall Street.
Searching for life in Lake Ellsworth, and dead whales
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: why scientists are planning on drilling three kilometres beneath the Antarctic ice sheet in one of the most ambitious exploration projects ever undertaken; and how worms that feed on dead whale bones at the bottom of the ocean may be distorting the whale fossil record.
Vietnam War: History and Key Dates
This 5:53 minute video reviews the main causes and events in the Vietnam War, the longest and one of the most unpopular wars in the history of the United States. Good insights are images are provided. Also shows the escalation of the war by the support of the United States. It does not mention the intervention by other countries. At best an overview.
LAV Index Predicts Mortality Independent of Left Ventricular Geometry
Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing in the August 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on left atrial volume index predicting mortality independent of left ventricular geometry. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/8/730.abstract
What is Social Security?
In this video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy offers the viewer the basics of Social Security. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (06:29)