How reversing glasses alter perception
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429901.300 Goggles that warp your vision might be the key to understanding the redness of red, the softness of velvet and the nature of consciousness itself
TALAT Lecture 2109: LCA - From Environmental Consciousness to Design for the Future
This lecture introduces the currently most widely accepted methodology for life cycle analysis and shows possible effects on designing products.
Free, Online Nonprofit Organization and Management Development Program
A free, self-paced program for nonprofit entrepreneurs, leaders and managers, consultants and volunteers to increase their understanding of nonprofit organizations and activities. Each of the following modules suggests specific materials for review, topics for discussion and reflection, and activities to develop basic systems and practices. Various modules also include assessments and guidelines to record and monitor action items from current and previous learning modules.Module 1: Program Orien
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
Never too old to fight
Sixty-seven-year-old granny from western Ukraine learns how to fight at volunteer riflery training camp. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, R
Lecture 13: Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford
Professor Carlos Ruiz on "Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford". In 1908 C.W. Jenkin was appointed to the first chair of Engineering Science in Oxford University. He followed in the tradition, established by Hooke, to emphasise the practical application of research to the design of machines and structures. Thanks to his foresight, solid mechanics in Oxford has a strong scientific basis, combining theoretical formulation and exact experimental work to provide an
Italian ships rescue thousands of migrants
Italian coast guard and navy ships rescue more than 2,000 people traveling in boats from North Africa in just 48 hours. Leigh Paterson reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Re
NJ: State of Invention Conference - Sheldon Hochheiser
Sheldon Hochheiser, Archivist and Institutional Historian at the IEEE History Center, talks about Bell Telephone Laboratories, credited with creating the technical incubator culture that not only resulted in many of the innovations of the 20th century such as transistors and CCD sensors, but that also served as a model for the Silicon Valley incubators of today.
Subtracting Negative Numbers
In this video the instructors subtract negative numbers. They start with addition using a number line they show how to subtract negative numbers. They show this with a few examples. Then they move onto subtracting a negative number. They do some examples using the number line and doing the problem at the same time. They then look at how subtracting a negative number is the same as adding a postive number. A few examples are then done. The video is good quality and good for all students
Outstanding Grads 2012: César Soto
An interview with an extraordinary CSUN student we profiled in our Newsroom commencement article at: http://blogs.csun.edu/news/2012/05/graduates-4/ directed, shot and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti interviewer/producer: Carmen Ramos Chandler executive producers: Vance Peterson and Stacy Lieberman assistant editor and production assistant: Jacquil Constant music by Impact Music Library special thanks: Lee Choo and Rayetta Esquibel © 2012 California State University, Northridge.
Learn music with Berklee Online
Learn more at http://online.berklee.edu/about/berklee-online At Berklee Online, every student is assigned an advisor from day one. All our advisors are passionate and knowledgeable about music, and here to support you through your entire online experience. If you have any other questions, give us a call at 1-866-BERKLEE (USA) or +1-617-747-2146 (INTL). We're here to help!
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
The Illinois School Leadership Advisory Council conducted a panel of leaders in the education field regarding principal preparation programs. Agenda Welcome (Chris Koch, Illinois State Board of Education and James Applegate, Illinois Board of Higher Education) Introductions and Review of the Task Force Charge and Protocol (Steve Tozer, UIC and Diane Rutledge, LUDA) Logistical Conversation: Presenting a Framework for Five-Year Strategic Plan (Lynne Haeffele, CSEP) The Conte
Past, Present and Future of Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry
By: Chrom Solutions Past, Present and Future of Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry Alexander Makarov, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Germany Presented at the Thermo Scientific POPs Symposium 2015 in Bremen, Germany
Michael Mauboussin, "The Success Equation:Untangling Skill and Luck"
Description: What role, exactly, do skill and luck play in our successes and failures? Some games, like roulette and the lottery, are pure luck. Others, like chess, exist at the other end of the spectrum, relying almost wholly on players' skill. In his provocative book, Michael Mauboussin untangles the intricate strands of skill and luck, defines them, and provides useful frameworks for analyzing their relative contributions. He offers concrete suggestions for how to put these insights to work
Build-A-Brain Explorer App for iPad
'Examine the brain through three sections that allow for exploration and learning of its functions. Through Explorer, Build-A-Brain, and Neural Tracks modes, interact with a 3D model of the brain to learn its areas and how they connect and interact with each other.Features:- Examine the central nervous system through an interactive, 3D model.- Explorer Mode teaches the different parts of the central nervous system with interactive points of interest.- Learn the way the central nervous system is
AVOCAAD - A First Step Towards Distance Learning?
In the industrial world knowledge is developed very fast. As most countries are depending on employees with a high level of knowledge and skills the term ?Life Long Learning? has been formulated and the concept is more and more accepted. Institutions of higher education are more and more involved in creating supplementary education more independent of time and place. Distance learning was originally carried out by ordinary mail, which was slow but might then have been the only solution for peopl
Tree-Structure Canopy:A Case Study in Design and Fabrication of Complex Steel Structures using Digit
This paper describes and reflects on the design and manufacturing process of the Tree-Structure canopy for the WestendGate Tower in Frankfurt upon Main, completed early 2011.The project investigated fabrication and assembly principles of complex steel structures as well as the integration of contemporary computational design, engineering, optimization and simulation techniques in a collaborative design approach. This paper focuses on the notion of modular standardization as opposed to non standa
NBC anchor suspended for six months without pay
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has been suspended for six months without pay after admitting a story about his coverage of the Iraq war was false. Julie Noce reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and
Upper Beginner #21 - A Japanese Train Accident
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You left your job in the city in Japan where you live to hop on the train and head home. But, when you arrived at the Japanese train station, it was immediately apparent that something strange was going on. You heard many Japanese train passengers talking excitedly, but you couldn’t make [...]