General George Washington: A Military Life
In this University of Virginia video, Edward G. Lengel, associate editor of the Papers of George Washington, takes an in-depth look at Washington as a soldier. Lengel explains that the key to Washingtons excellence was his completeness in how he united the military, political and personal skills necessary to lead a nation to war and peace. Based largely on Washingtons personal papers, Lengel paints a vivid portrait of Washington the soldier. (29:09)
Locate and access information on pyramids in order to answer assigned questions. Why aren't pyramids built hollow inside? 2. What is the weight of a pyramid? 3. Who built the pyramids? Not just the Egyptians, but who did they use to build them?
This course is a survey of American History from the Age of Exploration and Discovery to the present. The material is designed to cover 2 semesters and content covers discovery and settlement of the New World, the formation of the nation, nationalism and expansion, Jeffersonian Republicanism, the Age of Jackson, the Civil War, Reconstruction, westward expansion, the Gilded Age, rise of unions, the Progressive Age, World War I, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold Wa
IDEA Commons is an area in downtown Springfield...a new type of urban research park -- where people can live, shop, learn, create and work -- bringing together the University, companies, lofts, non-profits, retail space, and accommodating people of all walks of life. It will help to revitalize the area, retain amazing talent and promote economic development. Essentially, IDEA Commons is a community within a community that blends the elements of Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurship and the Arts:
The Impossible Football Club
Ethnic and Minority Lit
How to Keep Your Kids Organized
Help your kids stay organized with fun and easy chores. Plus, find out the right way to dispose of an old computer is the theme of this short video. Not enough ideas to justify more time.
Mathematics Diagnostic Test 10
A mathematics diagnostic test examining pupil's competency and attainment. This test aims to test the pupil's competence with multiplication. There are 12 test items on short multiplication and 8 items on long multiplication.
Push towards European integration stops short of joint bonds
Aug. 17 - Peter Altmaier, chief whip of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party, discusses plans for closer European integration after Tuesday's Franco-German summit.
Fire destroys Richard Branson's Caribbean retreat
Aug. 22 - Kate Winslet was among a group who fled from a fire at Richard Branson's holiday retreat on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
An Accelerated View of Functional Dynamics in Bio-Molecular Systems
Phineus Markwick gives a talk at the RPP08 conference long time-scale MD simulations of protein dynamics. He discusses experiments using dipolar coupling to probe the protein dynamics. From these he shows how to build a simulation.
MSU CHIP Promo
CHIP is designed to substantially lower high levels of blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, heartburn, angina and to lessen depression. MIssouri State has had excellent outcomes with this program with participants reducing their total cholesterol by as much as 21%, reduction in triglycerides levels by as much as 39%, weight loss of up to 15 pounds and reduction in blood pressure by 30 points.
Thunderbird SHARE Scholar Reem Nassar
Reem Nassar, a 2011 MBA graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, talks about growing up in Jordan and benefits of the SHARE Scholarship. http://www.thunderbird.edu/SHARE
Pope Benedict visits Madrid
Aug. 18 - Thousands line the streets of Madrid as Pope Benedict visits the historic city against a backdrop of protests over the cost of the Pontiff's trip in the financially-challenged country. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Microsoft Campus Tours - Building 4 Refurb Building 4, one of the original buildings on the Redmond campus, has just undergone a massive refurbishment, transforming it from the traditional one-office-per-employee layout to a modern, open space with an emphasis on collaboration and natural light. John Snavely from the Office RED team gives us a tour of the new and improved work spaces in building 4 including the bike rack, work shop, Garage and "Soda-TRON 2000".
Building 4, one of the original buildings on the Redmond campus, has just undergone a massive refurbishment, transforming it from the traditional one-office-per-employee layout to a modern, open space with an emphasis on collaboration and natural light.
John Snavely from the Office RED team gives us a tour of the new and improved work spaces in building 4 including the bike rack, work shop, Garage and "Soda-TRON 2000".Author(s):
HP makes dramatic choices
Aug. 18 - Hewlett-Packard, the world's No. 1 personal computer maker says it may sell or spin-off the PC unit, and is shutting down production of its TouchPad device, and is also buying a software firm for $10 billion. Bobbi Rebell reports.