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U.S. Day Ahead: Geithner to talk leveraging EU bailout fund
Sept. 15 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner heads to Poland to meet with European finance ministers and propose a possible solution for making the EU's bailout fund more effective, says Reuters Economics Editor Bill Schomberg.
Folding an Origami Crane
The paper crane is a symbol of peace and custom says a person will live a long life if they fold a thousand paper cranes. In this video, a teacher demonstrates folding a paper crane step-by-step which the directions for each step shown in print. ( 1:31)
An Interview With a Photographer
This selection contains an interview with a photographer who owns her own business. She describes her typical day, the training she has received, and benefits of this career. Her website is shown highlighting examples of her work which is primarily photojournalisitic. ( 2:59)
Groupon investors impatient, Facebook gets a pass: analyst
Sept. 15 - It's a tale of two IPOs: Facebook and Groupon. One is proceeding with caution, the other pushing ahead. Wedbush Securities' Lou Kerner says Groupon is under pressure to go public now, while Facebook investors are willing to wait.
Sell first year, buy 4th year Eurodollar futures: Rombach
Sept. 15 - Short-term funding concerns among euro zone banks have made Eurodollar futures in the first year of the curve expensive, while those in the fourth year have the most potential for profit, says Reuters Credit Analyst Ed Rombach.
Alamin Belhaj on governing Libya
The most prominent Islamist on the National Transitional Council explains why Sharia law should be part of Libya's new democracy
Hot Apps: Fight Game Rivals, Bad Trip, Multi Browser, Showcase'd, Bulls n Cows Hot Apps will feature 5 of the hottest apps each week for the Windows Phone 7. In this episode Laura takes a look at:
Hot Apps will feature 5 of the hottest apps each week for the Windows Phone 7. In this episode Laura takes a look at:
Biological Monitoring of Workers Exposed to Pesticides: Guidelines for Application in Field Settings
This guideline was produced for those persons responsible for the maintenance of health and safety measures at agricultural workplaces handling potentially hazardous organophosphate and carbarnate chemicals. It is primarily aimed at professional nursing and other medical staff charged with monitoring workers for pesticide exposure, but will be useful to all personnel involved in workplace health and safety monitoring for pesticide exposure. The guidelines concentrate on monitoring for organophos
Nothing says summer like ice cream. In the 1870s, the Scott Brothers of Topeka built an ice cream empire that lasted a century.
Terrestrial Biomes: The Savanna
This professionally made video is a small segment from the program: Terrestrial Biomes: Deserts, Grasslands, and Forests. (02:37)
Shift to services vital for UK industry
New research reveals 12 steps for those who want to follow a business model innovation approach to service provision. The findings are also particularly relevant for policy-makers learning more about the shift towards complex services.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Frank Zappa on the Line
Cliff Snyder '77 tells a story familiar to his son, Carl Snyder '12, about Frank Zappa periodically calling for a fellow classmate on the common phone in Cliff's dorm.
The Historical Battle of Agincourt 1415
This 9:36 video is about this battle that took place after the Hundred Years Wars when the English King Henry battles the French army near the town of Agincourt. Though immensely outnumbered, King Henry's army manages to claim victory. Done with a narrator and animation. Good detail and should be of interest to students.
Using Kids Infobits
Using Kids Infobits (A Gale Database) to find information for Social Studies Projects. Recorded for 4th and 5th grade students in library classes.
A Horse Connection
Five persons with special needs have their lives changed forever through a unique and engaging horse riding therapy program.“What is it we feel when we ride a horse?” This question opens ‘A Horse Connection,’ a documentary that explores the relationship between horses and persons with special needs. Nancy King, a specialist in Equine Assisted Therapy, introduces us to her riding therapy program, designed to assist special needs considerations. This includes au
The Role of Red Blood Cells in Anemia
Watch this one-minute video to learn about how the body makes red blood cells, which contain hemoglobin and carry oxygen throughout the body. Anemia occurs when there are too few red blood cells or not enough hemoglobin.
The Panda: An Endangered Species
This selection contains a slide show set to music which provides background information on the plight of the panda, characteristics of pandas, a map of their natural habitat, and efforts being made to help them. Many photos of pandas are also shown. ( 2:20)
More pressure on "humiliated" Greece
Sept.19 - It's a crunch week for Greece, which needs to receive the latest installment of its EU/IMF bailout to avoid running out of money in October. But as the IMF says Athens needs to speed up its reforms, Greek citizens are worried about the future. Joanna Partridge reports