Dragon at the Door
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Mary Teagarden, Ph.D., talks 5 August 2011 about competition from China, a topic she will cover at the Houston Professional Speaker Series. http://www.thunderbird.edu
A flyby of Phoenix, from Landsat data
Zoom Down to Manassas, and Woodbridge, VA, areas
Starting with a view of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, the D.C. border and the Beltway fade in. The view then shifts to Manassas and Woodbridge, Virginia, indicating urban growth with red dots. Data sets for 1973, 1980, 1985, 1990, and 1996 are presented chronologically.
Paris Hilton: beach club designer
Aug. 15 - Hotel heiress Paris Hilton adds beach club designer to her resume, hired by developers to create a resort venue in Manila. Doug MacLaurin reports.
Visual Studio Ultimate 2012: Managing lab environments for testing | Visual Studio 2012 Premium and This short video shows how to use lab management to create and manage consistent testing environments.
This short video shows how to use lab management to create and manage consistent testing environments.
Non-Ferrous Metals - Quiz
A six question quiz about this aspect of Engineering
Spell-a-thon List 01 - Quiz
This quiz tests your ability to spell words from the CARI Spellathon 2005 list 1.
Maths Busters - Quiz
How good are your sums?
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How to Set a Hanukkah Table
This four minute video teaches how to set the Hanukkah table and what this holiday means. A good video for all ages, it provides information on the food and what it represents as well as the religious aspects.
A Suffix Matching Game
This video demonstrates an easy matching game for teaching the meanings of suffixes. The narrator explains the matching activity and gives suggestions for using it. ( 1:40)
Home prices face tough road ahead
Aug 30 - At first blush the latest S&P/Case-Shiller home price index shows a jump in June prices, but digging deeper prices actually dipped from the prior month and analysts predict another 5 to10 percent price drop. Jeanne Yurman reports.
Martin Feldstein: short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Aug. 26 - Harvard Economist Martin Feldstein analyzes Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole address and elaborates on why he sees the U.S. economy formally entering recession within the next year.
1.258J Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning (MIT)
This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
Prediction of Chemical and Biological Properties of Organic Compounds from Molecular Structure
This website is a PDF file of 32 slides and accompanying notes that describe the process of determining quantitative structure activity relationships. The slides focus on the ADAPT software, but are generally useful to anyone interested in QSAR, and discuss the details of Structure Entry and Molecular Modeling, Descriptor Generation, Feature Selection, Model construction, and Model Validation.
The Mummification Process
The ancient Egyptians developed a sophisticated method to preserve a dead body for the afterlife: mummification. This clip provides a brief explanation about how it was done. (02:44)
Grave of Gaddafi's father desecrated
Aug. 31 - The grave of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's father is found damaged amid the destruction that followed the battle for Tripoli. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
All Summer In A Day Pt. 1
Based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. It's a sad story. :(
Explore this rich-media digital story about vertical living created by The National Film Board of Canada and The New York Times. The interactive collection includes videos, graphics, games, and articles that allow users to understand the nature, history, and impact of such structures on their occupants.From the site:HIGHRISE explores vertical living in the global suburbs. It’s multi-year, many-media collaborative documentary experiment at the National Film Board of Canada, directed by Katerina