Chefs@Google: Karen Krasne
Karen Krasne, Owner and Executive Chef of Extraordinary Desserts, visited Google LA to talk about her book "Extraordinary Cakes" and demonstrate how to make bread pudding. This talk took place on July 31, 2012.
Simple animations to explain complex procedures Below are a collection of animated GIF files that do a brilliant job at visually explaining how complex mechanical procedures such as how a sewing machine works. These would be great for science and engineering students or simply those who have an inquisitive mind. Enjoy. Author(s):
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Below are a collection of animated GIF files that do a brilliant job at visually explaining how complex mechanical procedures such as how a sewing machine works. These would be great for science and engineering students or simply those who have an inquisitive mind. Enjoy.
This is the first chapter of the book for seniors starting their senior project. This chapter gives them some overview of TI, how to use TI to their benefit, some useful URLs and the basic rules […]
Aesop's Fables: The Sun and the Wind
A photo slide show presentation set to the narration of the Aesop's fable, "The Sun and the Wind." This story teaches the moral of "Persuasion is better than force," or in other words "Be gentle and kind and good things will find you." A few sound glitches. (2:16)
This song teaches recognition of each letter and sound in the alphabet. Letters and pictures (examples) are given for each. (02:29)
Letter Tales (Song)
This is a song about each letter and the sounds they make. Image on screen does not change. (06:12)
U.S. Morning Call: BoE cuts forecast; Standard Chartered gets ammo
Aug. 8 - The Bank of England slashes its growth outlook but gives no indication that it will push for further stimulus.
Las Memorias: Inspirational performances highlight WSU outreach project
Twenty high school students will take the stage in five Washington communities to share pieces of their life stories. The performances will be part of Washington State University's Las Memorias 2012 — a program that provides a fresh approach to helping youth build skills that will help them become more successful students. The skills include writing, public speaking, working in teams and setting priorities. The end goal is to provide at-risk students with the tools they need to graduate from
The Future of the Harvard Library
Imagining the Harvard Library through the eyes of students and faculty—a few ideas to start a conversation. This animation was produced by IdeaRocket in collaboration with a Harvard Library team.
The Excretory System: From Your Heart to the Toilet - CrashCourse Biology #29
Hank takes us on the fascinating journey through our excretory system to learn how our kidneys make work. (12:21)
Australia athletes slipping, but coaches cashing in
Aug. 10 - The land down under is suffering its worst performance in the pool since 1976...while Australia's coaches are getting paid big bucks in China and the UK for gold medals.
Market Pulse: perfect ten for European stocks
Aug. 10 - Europe's Eurofirst 300 blue-chip index racks up its tenth straight weekly gain - the longest winning streak since 2005.
Reactions to Elon's Station at Mill Point
Elon faculty and staff toured three of the university's newest facilities on the first day of Planning Week 2012. Watch their reactions after visiting The Station at Mill Point, a residential neighborhood for juniors and seniors on South Williamson Avenue.
ISS Update - Aug. 14, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 14, 2012.
Edge Show 33 Windows Final Code Available | Edge News:
This week is a special episode of the Edge show because Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 have not only hit the RTM milestone, but YOU can download the final code for yourself to install.
Research & Relevance: Ed Freeman
Professor R. Edward Freeman talks about how we need to see business as a societal and human institution. He and others around the world have been crafting a new narrative for business through Stakeholder Theory. He is now looking at applying the theory to accounting, finance and other areas in business administration. The Initiative for Business in Society (IBiS) is a research center dedicated to being the foremost global catalyst of thought, information and action on business' role in society.
The End of the Holocaust? Holocaust Memory in the 21st Century
The 8th International Conference on Holocaust Education Telling the Story: Teaching the Core -- Holocaust Education in the 21st Century http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2012/video3.asp
Bicycle Wheel Gyroscope
Another "nonintuitive" demonstration from Walter Lewin. Using a bicycle wheel gyroscope he demonstrates precession while spinning around on his stool. This is a great demo for every physics teacher to add to their list. (01:45)
Fluid Dynamics with Walter Lewin
Professor Lewin packs a ton of information in this lecture. He covers Archimede's principle and hydrostatic pressure. He demonstrates how the center of gravity determines the stability of ships and also uses a helium filled ballon to talk about pressure differentials and percieved gravity (49:00).