11.949 Cities in Conflict: Theory and Practice (MIT)
This course's aims are two-fold: to offer students the theoretical and practical tools to understand how and why cities become torn by ethnic, religious, racial, nationalist, and/or other forms of identity that end up leading to conflict, violence, inequality, and social injustice; and to use this knowledge and insight in the search for solutions As preparation, students will be required to become familiar with social and political theories of the city and the nation and their relationship to
Has Science Eliminated God? Richard Dawkins and the meaning of life.
Prof. Alister McGrath : Lecture
Bodies, Buses and Bureaucracy: Reflections on common interests in disability rights and service prov
Dr Ruth Butler, University of Hull, delivers a seminar as part of the 'Socio-spatial inequalities, transport and mobilities' seminar series held in the Transport Studies Unit during Hilary Term 2012.
Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries Shorts: Boats
This three minute clip is about how boats were made in ancient Egypt, and the importance of this technology to the development of Ancient Egypt. A remarkable video in that it shows how this sophisticated ship was made.
Computers for Architects - Only a Tool?
The paper states that, as a result of the schism between architecture as art and engineering as rationalism, the architectural community underestimates the computer as tool with a potential to substantially enlarge the possibilities of building design. It is claimed that the computer could serve as coordination tool for the ruptured design process, as a virtual workbench where all design disciplines sit together and develop their designs in enhanced conscience of what the whole design demands. T
Radio Caroline - A Pirate's Tale (6)
9:16 From the BBC 2 Arena programme. Part 1 of 8 Radio Caroline Pirate Radio attacks a conservative society. The future of Radio in England shows the history and complaints are exactly the same ones they make today regarding music piracy on the internet. Robert Kennedy sends messages to the youth of Britan!
Amendment One: Voting on Marriage in North Carolina
On May 8th, North Carolina residents will vote on Amendment One, which proposes adding a clause to the state constitution that would define marriage as being only between a man and a woman. Janie Long, director of Duke's Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Life (LGBT), opposes the amendment and is concerned about how its passage might affect Duke students and families. Long, a 1981 graduate of Duke Divinity School, has served as the director of the LGBT center since 2006. Joining
Ping 137: Kinect illusionist, Kintext, R.I.P. XP, Lumias! We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:
We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:
Thunderbird Emeritus President
Thunderbird School of Global Management gives Angel Cabrera, Ph.D., the honorary title of "emeritus president" in a resolution from the Board of Trustees on April 27, 2012, in Glendale, Arizona.
17.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Nordkorea lehnt im Streit um sein Atomprogramm eine Rückkehr von Inspektoren der Internationalen Atomenergiebehörde - IAEA - jetzt offenbar wieder ab. Wie japanische Medien unter Berufung auf Diplomaten berichteten, reagiert die Führung in Pjöngjang damit auf die Entscheidung der USA, als Reaktion auf den missglückten nordkoreanischen Raketensta
Bioengineering Body Parts
This video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW examines the work of medical researchers who are developing new techniques to repair and replace failing human organs by growing them from a patient’s own cells, thus preventing organ rejection. Organs can be grown on both synthetic scaffolds and the nonliving protein skeleton of an existing organ. If perfected, the techniques could save the lives of thousands of people who die before donor organs become available. (5:28)
Addition Using the Number Line - Common Core Edition (Part 1 of 2)
In this video, Mr. Almeida shows how to add using the number line. This is one helpful way to model addition problems by drawing it out and addresses the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics objective: 2.MD.6 from the "relate addition and subtraction to length" cluster. This is a great resource for teachers, students, and parents. (6:30)
Guide to the Records of the Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Southwestern Pennsylvania Ch
The Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter is a professional organization that began in 1965. The records of the SHSWD include society histories, by-laws, minutes, membership lists, annual reports, and information about workshops and special programs divided into six series that correspond to the society's ongoing donation of records.
Breakingviews: Portugal not Greek yet
April 17 - Portugal will need extra support from the euro zone next year, but that may not mean a restructuring or a haircut for creditors, says Reuters Breakingviews.
Shakespeare's Sonnets: Two loves I have of comfort & despair - Nicholas Fogg
Writer and journalist Nicholas Fogg, sheds light on the historical conundrums of Shakespeare's sonnets. The sonnets represent one of the great literary enigmas and have given rise to endless speculation and debate.
Seven Spot Ladybird Emerging From Pupa (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) emerging from its pupa. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:43)
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
Visual Learning Bridge: Wholes and Equal Parts
In this animated video, students will learn the difference between equal and unequal parts. Students will easily understand the concrete and colorful visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review equal and unequal parts in the elementary classroom. (3:39)
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended