The Rise and Decline of the American "Empire" [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Geir Lundestad | While the United States has been the world’s leading power from 1945 into the new millennium, it is now being challenged, primarily by China. In many respects the world is without a clear leader. Geir Lundestad is director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute. His new book is The Rise and Decline of the American “Empire”: power and its limits in comparative perspective.
Virtual Manipulative- Add and Subtract Decimals With Base 10 Blocks
Add and subtract decimal values using base blocks. The problems difficulty is controlled by the user. Set the number of whole number columns up to 100s. Set the decimal places from 0 to 3 places. Other bases are available. Please take a few seconds to wait for this virtual manipulate (that uses a Java applet) to fully load. From Utah State University.
Patrick Henry: Liberty or Death
Though no notes have ever been found written by Patrick Henry himself, a Baptist minister reported the content of his famous "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech. In this video clip, learn more about Patrick Henry and his famous speech. (2:25)
Lesson 02 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 2 of One Minute Romanian you will learn a few more useful words in Romanian which you'll use every day. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Kwame Belle's Bucket List: The Whiteout Line
Kwame Belle takes on the line for student tickets for the annual Whiteout game, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh in men's hockey (#ozwhiteout). He finds plenty of company reparing for the year's biggest game. Videographer/editor: Kevin Graham.
Stages of Meditation, with the Dalai Lama, October 16, 2012, Part 5 of 5
This is Part 5 of 5.
On the occasion of the 10-Year Anniversary Celebration of Prajnopaya at MIT, His Holiness the Dalai Lama graciously agreed to bestow a teaching based on Acharya Kamalashila’s “Stages of Meditation.”
About the Text:
Stages of Meditation (Sanskrit. Bhavanakrama; Tibetan. Gomrim Barpa) offers lucid instructions on cultivating a meditative mind. In great detail, it instructs practitioners on acquiring familiarity and developing exp
Meet Kyle Zobeck
Get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at goaltender Kyle Zobeck as he runs drills for a photo shoot for VALPO Magazine. To learn more about Kyle, go to http://valpo.edu/valpomag and read his story about excelling in the classroom and on the field at Valparaiso University.
Seth Sivak Lecture
On November 6, 2012, Seth Sivak gave a lecture to a Northeastern University audience about his experiences as a game designer for Indiana Jones Adventure World.
26.11.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.
Im Golfemirat Katar hat eine weitere UN-Klimakonferenz begonnen. Auf dem Verhandlungstisch der mehr als 190 Staaten liegt in den kommenden zwei Wochen vor allem ein Arbeitsplan für das geplante globale Klimaabkommen, das 2020 in Kraft treten soll. Dieses Jahr läuft das Kyoto-Protokoll von 1997 aus - das bislang einzige weltweite Abkommen, das verbin
Lewis & Clark: The Return
After they returned to Missouri on September 23, 1806 from their two year journey, Lewis and Clark were national heroes. President Jefferson appointed Lewis as Governor of the Louisiana territories, but Lewis fell into a deep depression as his personal and professional life began to fall apart. Lewis set out for Washington to clear his name, but he would never make it for he committed suicide on his way there. Clark, on the other hand, went on to lead a prosperous and influential life. In this v
Breakingviews: Mursi's pharaonic blunder
Nov. 26 - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi's power-grab shows he has underestimated the nation's craving for democracy and throws the country into chaos, says Reuters Breakingviews.
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