Food Ad Tricks: What You Don't Know About Food Commercials
In 1990, HBO, in a collaboration with Consumer Reports Television, aired the first of three half-hour specials about children and advertising. The programs pulled back the curtain on many of the techniques and tricks used in TV commercials. Since the programs were clearly teaching "media literacy" the programs became popular with teachers and media educators alike.  Alas, the videos are no longer available, although some libraries may still have them on the shelves. Now, here, for the first tim
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The dash for cash: competing in China’s booming sportswear market
The Olympic flame may have been extinguished at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but the competition for the spending power of Chinese consumers `remains red-hot for sportswear firms adidas and Puma.
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Advertising on the web: How content affects the buying and selling of ad links
The internet has become an important medium for doing business internationally. The opportunities are enormous, yet there are still many practical questions that managers of commercial websites need answering. Zsolt Katona, an INSEAD PhD candidate in marketing, addresses some of these questions in his doctoral thesis on advertising on the World Wide Web. "The www is the largest network in the world - there are more pages on the www than the population of the world, and online advertising expendi
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Detailed Description of the Sun
An extremely detailed video that describes various aspects of the sun: how it produces its energy, how that energy reaches Earth, the layers of the sun, etc.  Includes interviews with astronomers.

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The Nigerian Paradox : Is it fading away?
Emeka Onwuka, CEO of Diamond Bank, talks to INSEAD Knowledge about Nigeria's economy.
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Articulation Station App for iOS
'Download the best articulation app on the App Store and learn how to pronounce and practice the consonantal sounds in the English language with 6 fantastic and engaging articulation activities!**IMPORTANT!** THE P SOUND PROGRAM COMES FREE AND ADDITIONAL SOUNDS CAN BE PURCHASED AS NEEDED!

Created by a certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Articulation Station is a full featured articulation application to help children as well as adults learn to speak and pronounce their sounds more clearl
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Checking In with Erik Meijer: Erik Meijer | Checking In with Erik Meijer

No, Erik Meijer doesn't interview himself! :) However, it actually is checking in with Erik Meijer (it's been WAY too long since we last caught up on camera...), so we figured it was a great idea to rehydrate this show with the master himself in the hot seat.

As you can imagine, we cover a lot of ground in this one hour plus conversation. Erik has been busy hacking, teaching, and writing, but most
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Taking Work-based Learning to the Next Level
In the mid-1990s, a new C-suite title was born when General Electric CEO Jack Welch dubbed Steve Kerr the company's "chief learning officer." Since then, CLOs have sprouted up at major firms in several industries. But what does this new breed of "learning leaders" bring to the table that traditional human resources departments and employee training programs do not? How does an increased emphasis on learning improve an organization? And do new technologies, like distance learning, simulations and
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
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2.7 Reconsideration of the models and their suitability
From Rome to Pompeii and Ephesus the excavation of Roman remains is well known, but what of Roman remains in Africa? This unit looks at the Roman city of Thugga and examines the influence that Roman architecture and art had on Africa and its people.
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Rajiv Vinnakota on The Difference Network at Marquette University
Rajiv Vinnakota spoke the the Marquette community about the challenges and successes he and founding partner Eric Adler faced when starting the SEED foundation.
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"Rock and Roll Jihad": Salman Ahmad's Revolution for Peace
The founder of South Asia's biggest rock band, Junoon, Pakistan-born Salman Ahmad is renowned for being the first rock-and-roll star to destroy the wall that divides the West and the Muslim world. In this video, Varun Soni, dean of religious life at USC, sits down with Ahmad to discuss his book "Rock & Roll Jihad," which tells the story of his incredible journey. The program is sponsored by the USC Office of Religious Life, in association with USC Spectrum. Learn more about the University of S
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Talking Sustainability at Georgia Tech
The Georgia Institute of Technology and the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability have collaborated on this video to provide a few examples of how Georgia Tech Dining Services is taking action to reduce its resource consumption.
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Advanced Computing Investigation Topics
This a masters level unit designed to help you plan, develop and write an in-depth technical report.
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Viral Vector: HSV-GFP
3d rotation of apical dendrites transduced with HSV-GFP in P14-15 mouse visual cortex.

This movie was created using viral vectors from the viral gene transfer core, a facility established in 2008 by the Picower Institute and the McGovern Institute to make viral vectors accessible to the MIT neuroscience community.

Movie courtesy of Sam Clark, McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT

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The Australian Dream Debate: Defining the Australian Dream
‘The Australian Dream’ is widely accepted in the media, politics and society as a summary of Australian identity, values and aspirations, of what it means to be Australian. So we ask the question – what are the values, hopes, and dreams that inspire... (Running Time 112:27)
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Burma votes 2010 - Episode 4
Amnesty International Southeast Asia researcher Benjamin Zawacki and Dr Aung Si - the grandson of former Prime Minister of the Union of Burma U Nu - are the guests in the fourth and final Burma votes 2010 vodcast from The Australian National University.Dr Aung Si, grandson of former Prime Minister U Nu, discusses his experience of campaigning with his parents who were candidates in the 2010 election. Later, Benjamin Zawacki discusses the human rights situation in Burma.Burma votes 2010 is a seri
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Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma
In this four-minute video, Dr. H. Richard Alexander, professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and surgical oncologist at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, discusses the difficulty of developing a successful standardized treatment for a rare disease known as malignant peritoneal mesothelioma. Dr. Alexander talks about ongoing research to improve available treatment options for this condition, including his team's discovery of special proteins that a
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Building Responsive Cities: Technology, Design, and Development
Even as new supercities pop up around the world, with populations in the tens of millions, urban planning remains stuck in an older time. As Dennis Frenchman says, “Amazingly very little progress has been made ... We’re using basically the models and methods of the 1920s.” Frenchman says we need to confront
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