Davos - Geithner's expansion hopes
British Prime Minister David Cameron calls for Europe to deregulate business and the U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says there's some confidence the U.S. economy is heading for sustainable expansion.
Papaconstantinou's Greek debt plan
As Greece continues to put its finances in order, Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou says allowing Greece to buy back government bonds at a discount on the market is worth considering.
Mandela home from hospital
South Africans today are breathing a collective sign of relief after former South African President Nelson Mandela arrived home - following his discharge from a hospital in Johannesburg. Jon Decker reports.
Strongest economic year since '05
The U.S. economy gathered steam in the fourth quarter buoyed by the strongest consumer spending since 2006 and a surge in exports.
Little change since Pakistan floods
Victims of last years floods in Pakistan
China gives Japan tourism sales lift
Ties between China and Japan may be less than rosey, but mainland visitors have given Tokyo's tourism and retail businesses a better complexion.
Old School Method
4. Códigos de Línea
En este módulo se desarrollarán teóricamente los códigos de línea usados comúnmente en un sistema de Comunicaciones Digitales: NRZ, RZ y Manchester. Se explicarán sus parámetros más importantes […]
11.302J Urban Design Politics (MIT)
This is a seminar about the ways that urban design contributes to the distribution of political power and resources in cities. "Design," in this view, is not some value-neutral aesthetic applied to efforts at urban development but is, instead, an integral part of the motives driving that development. The class investigates the nature of the relations between built form and political purposes through close examination of a wide variety of situations where public and private sector desig
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Sample DASS Video
1917-01-15: Cook, Paul, to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
One of these images is a typewritten letter from Paul Cook to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer expresses thanks for a donation to the Emma Willard School for the Russell Sage College of Practical Arts. The other image is a reply typed onto the letter's envelope, in which Mrs. Sage responds that she does not require personal thanks and gives her reasons for donating to institutions in Troy, New York.,Paul Cook, President of the Board of Trustees of the Emma Willard School, thanks Margaret
1916-09-30: Todd, E. Lilian, to Henry W. de Forest
This image is a typewritten letter from E. Lilian Todd to Henry W. de Forest. The writer reports on the successful opening of the Russell Sage College of Practical Arts and explains why its endowment must be increased.,Olivia Sage's secretary, E. Lilian Todd, reports to Henry W. de Forest, partner in the de Forest brothers law firm, on the successful opening of Russell Sage College of Practical Arts in Troy, N.Y., made possible by Olivia's gift of $250,000. The response to the new institution ha
1912-08-26: Sage, Margaret Olivia Slocum, to A. Lawrence Lowell
This image is a handwritten letter from Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage to A. Lawrence Lowell. The writer discusses the name for the new dormitory she has funded at Harvard University.,Olivia Sage's letter to the President of Harvard University conveys her decision about what to name the new dormitory, providing a fascinating case-study of donor decision-making. As a donor, Olivia customarily hid behind her husband's name or behind that of her mentor, Emma Willard. President Lowell had rejected Oliv
1916-06-20: Kellas, Eliza, to John M. Glenn
This image is a typewritten letter from Eliza Kellas to John M. Glenn. The writer informs Mr. Glenn of the creation of the Russell Sage College of Practical Arts. She requests non-monetary assistance from the Russell Sage Foundation.,Olivia Sage established the Russell Sage Foundation, America's first general purpose foundation with $10 million in April 1907. Following the outlines sketched by Robert W. de Forest, the foundation was set up as an engine of social research and reform (the assumpti
Top 10 Longest-Living Creatures
This video is a part of the All Time 10's series and focuses on the longest-living creatures. While I do not know how accurate these are, this video would be very interesting for younger students especially when comparing the human life to some of the other animals. (1:31)