The Better Angels of our Nature: The Decline of Violence in World History and Its Causes [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Steven Pinker | One of the world's best-known psychologists argues that violence within and between societies - both murder and warfare - has declined from prehistory to today. He discusses the influence of organised government and the extraordinary power of progressive ideas - and offers insights into what this trend tells us about ourselves. Steven Pinker is the Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University and is the author of six books
Cute quolls debut in Aussie zoo
Nov. 3 - Baby quolls go on display for the first time at a Sydney zoo. Tara Cleary reports.
Texas A&M: Time in Motion
http://www.tamu.edu/ Texas A&M's time in motion video shows that Aggies are in constant motion in pursuit of excellence in all we do.
Quadruped Opposites (Bird Dogs)
Teaching: • Start in quadruped position with hands under shoulders and knees under hips • Keep toes dorsiflexed and head neutral Coaching: • Keep back flat and core tight • Lift opposite arm and opposite leg without letting core move • Engage glute of lifted leg Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Flexion or extension of lumbar spine • Head is not neutral
Lunge to Hamstring w/ rotation
Teaching: • Start in plank position with hands under shoulders • Keep toes dorsiflexed and head neutral and maintain a straight line from your head to your heels Coaching: • Bring left foot next to left hand and stay tall throughout body • Keep knee in line with ankle • Lift arm while rotating upper body towards leg that is in front • Reach through opposite direction keeping knee of back leg straight ahead Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Flexion, extension , or rotation of h
Bridge to Plank
Teaching: • Start in prone position with forearms on ground under shoulders • Keep hips off ground head neutral toes dorsiflexed and core tight Coaching: • Walk hands into plank position • Keep back flat and core tight • Walk hands back to bridge position and repeat Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Hips rotate
SIMULACRO ARQUITECT?NICO AL ALCANCE DE LAS MANOS (Architectonic Simulacrum within Reach)
Since middle ?90?s, the outbreak of 3d hardware acceleration devices for PC software, has facilitated a great evolvement in what is known as ?Role Play Games? (RPG) ? within the entertainment software industry. This development has produced such a phenomenon that surpassed all expectations. Through the game ?engine? tools, virtual spaces can be achieved according to an editor?s criterium. Thus, a varied range of uses in different research fields are permitted. It is possible to build architectur
World Social Science Report 2010
Produced by the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and co-published with UNESCO, this Report is the first comprehensive overview of the field in over a decade. Hundreds of social scientists from around the world contributed their expertise to the publication. Key findings include social science research from Western countries continues to have the greatest global influence, but the field is expanding rapidly in Asia and Latin America, particularly in China and Brazil. In sub-Saharan Afr
Books of the month: China
A biography of Deng Xiaoping and a book on the opium war probe some of the myths of modern Chinese history
Strong Groupon IPO may set stage for more social media IPOs
Nov. 4 - Groupon's successful Nasdaq debut sets the stage for more high-flying social media and tech IPO that may not yet have proven business models, says Greencrest Capital Analyst A.B. Mendez.
Walt Disney - Lambert The Sheepish Lion - 1952
Mr. Stork (played, as in Dumbo, by Sterling Holloway) delivers a lion to a family of sheep. While his mother takes a liking to him, he gets teased.
John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi
This unit concentrates on Acts 1 and 2 of John Webster’s Renaissance tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi. It focuses on the representation of marriage for love and the social conflicts to which it gives rise. The unit is designed to hone your skills of textual analysis.
Marshall Center Fellow Christopher S. Martin on Sympathy in Economics
Christopher S. Martin, a visiting fellow at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies' John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship, discusses "Sympathy in Economics: A Critical History." Martin is completing his doctoral dissertation on the history of economic thought and his presentation focused on the idea of "sympathy" within economics and its role in motivating commitment to rules of conduct. Nov. 4, 2011
Let me tell you why I enjoy my Alfred Experience.
Got a moody Roomba? Try a little RHUMBA!
Government and Progress Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
Crow's Nest, Tippecanoe Lake, Indiana
At the Cripple Gate Heights resort on Tippecanoe Lake, Silas Adams likely built the first cottage, Craney Crow, ca. 1900. It had a stone exterior, high curved windows, open second-floor porches, and a large tree house near the shore called the Crow's Nest.,Addressed to: Mrs. W.H. Foltz, 729 W. New York St., Indianapolis, Ind. Message: Having a fine time Walter 8/16/12
Engage Super League: A Skills for Life Learning Resource.
An interactive learning resource booklet on the subject of Rugby League, designed to offer the family fun educational activities to improve basic maths and English.
Tightrope walkers find balance
Nov. 7 - Tightrope walkers and jugglers from around the world gather for an international convention in Brussels, while attempting a record for the most tightrope walkers on one rope. Tara Cleary reports.
Clint Eastwood celebrated in Hollywood
Nov. 07 - A-listers come out to honor Eastwood and his 60-year career. Alicia Powell reports.