Jim Rogers: Next global recession will be worse than 2008
Sept. 21 - Legendary global investor Jim Rogers tells Reuters Insider the global economy is on the verge of another recession and this one will be even more painful than the last.
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #12 - La ciudad de Cuzco-Machu Picchu:The city of Cuzco-Machu Picchu
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your friends insist on taking you hiking while you’re visiting Peru, but you’re not so sure this is a good plan. After all, you are terribly afraid of heights! Your friends tell in Spanish you that they plan to start small and take it easy—it’s not like you’re climbing Mt. Everest. [...]
"Part 2: Peer review, benefits and recommendations": An interview with Dr Daniel Schlagwein
In this video Dr Daniel Schlagwein discusses the benefits of peer review for his students and makes recommendations for those considering implementing peer review in their teaching. From the interview Series "Moving Feedback Forward" by Learning and Teaching at the University of New South Wales
Thunderbird Back To School 2011
Thunderbird's fall classes have just started. Here is what the first week on campus looked like. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Tigerama 2011 - Through the Eyes of a Tiger
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A Career in Real Estate
This video features an interview with a realtor who works for a real estate, investment, mortgage company. She describes her background and daily duties. Marketing that accompanies real estate is also described. The realtor has a very positive attitude and describes helping people with such significant purchases as her favorite part of the job. ( 4:06)
Abbas makes Palestinian statehood claim at U.N.
Sept. 23 - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds up paper application for statehood to applause at the United Nations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Particles break the speed of light
Sept. 23 - International scientists make breakthrough discovery as sub-atomic particles are found to be quicker than the speed of light. Sunita Rappai reports.
Biggs cut net long equity exposure from 70 to 20 pct in week
Sept. 23 - Traxis Partners' Barton Biggs says his firm's investments remain very conservative, significantly reducing net-long equity exposure and maintaining large exposures to cash, technology and Asia.
All About Hedgehogs
A hedgehog is a small animal covered with a thick coat of sharp spines. This video features an interview with an expert on hedgehogs who describes the care and needs of the lively creature.This video provides helpful information for anyone considering the hedgehog as a pet. ( 4:22)
The Design of Decision Support Systems in Urban and Regional Planning
Planning methodology over the years, has shifted from situations whereby planners think, plan and design for the people to one whereby both people and planners have become important components of the planning process. Consequently, the important urban planning methodology of the last two decades that utilized mathematical models in the planning process is fast becoming obsolete. The paper argues that model building should move to the creation of urban decision support systems for the planning pr
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
Laboratorio de arquitectura de redes de comunicaciones
La asignatura presenta un planteamiento de aprendizaje basado en la creación de programas. Las primeras sesiones proponen la creación de sencillos programas para comprender conceptos como E/S en C, gestión de listas enlazadas, sockets en C, majeno de librerias propias de la asignatura que serán empleados en posteriores programas más complejos.
Barack's Message for Hispanic Heritage Month
This is a 1:45 speech by the president in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
The Desert: A First Film
Despite the desert's hot and dry conditions, many different kinds of plants and animals have adapted and thrived in these arid regions. "Desert" explores the plants and animals that live in these regions, and provides explanations of how they have adjusted to this unusual and extraordinarily harsh environment. (01:22)
Economic Update on WBAI Sept 24
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Verkiezingen organiseren op school : Draaiboek Niets werkt zo goed als zelf ervaren. Dit draaiboek is een handige houvast voor het organiseren van verkiezingen in de klas en op school. Telkens worden de verschillende acties getoetst aan de echte verkiezingen. Door …
Niets werkt zo goed als zelf ervaren. Dit draaiboek is een handige houvast voor het organiseren van verkiezingen in de klas en op school. Telkens worden de verschillende acties getoetst aan de echte verkiezingen.
UK retailers feel the heat
Sept. 30 - UK retailers fear a dip in winter clothing sales as Britain enjoys unseasonably warm weather. Kirsty Basset reports.
Fashion goes to the dogs
Sept. 26 - Puppy fashion takes center stage at Buenos Aires' most exclusive fashion event. Sharon Reich reports.
polar bears - how do they do that