War: what is it good for? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ian Morris | If you had been born 20,000 years ago, you would have faced a one in ten or even one in five chance of dying violently. But in the century since 1914—despite its two world wars, atomic bombs, and multiple genocides—that risk has fallen to barely one in 100. Why? The answer is uncomfortable: despite all its horrors, over the long run war itself has made the world a safer and richer place, because war alone has proved able to create larger societies that paci
O’Reilly family gift to support new health science center
With an increasing need to care for an aging population, future health care professionals at Missouri State University will find state-of-the-art facilities at their disposal, thanks to a significant gift from the O’Reilly family. In recognition of the gift, the new facility will be named the O’Reilly Clinical Health Science Center.
Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
Dennis Rodman readies for North Korean games
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Dennis Rodman and a team of fellow former NBA stars are training for basketball games in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, to mark Kim Jong Un's birthday. Jillian Kitchener reports. 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 i
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Lecture 2, Unintended Consequences: Antonio del Pollaiuolo's Hercules and Deianira (c. 1475-80)
The Gallery's best known Renaissance painting shows Hercules about to shoot a centaur who is abducting his bride. Everybody admires the vigorous action and vast landscape. What about the subject? In the myth, she is rescued, but the shooting eventually leads to a horrible death for Hercules. We don't see that; does it help to know it?
"The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry, and What We Must Do to Stop It" (video)
A talk by Antonia Juhasz, author, policy expert, and activist. Antonia Juhasz is an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies, a fellow with Oil Change International, and a senior analyst for Foreign Policy In Focus. The author of The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time (2006), Juhasz has also written extensively on various aspec
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One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
Computer Typing Lessons : How To Type: Part 2
Learn how to type on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. This video discusses the lower row of the keyboard. (1:12)
Delivering Food Assistance in a Shrinking Humanitarian Space [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ertharin Cousin | Conflict and insecurity present a growing challenge to humanitarian agencies as they strive to reach those in need of food assistance. Access is vital if lives are going to be saved and children are to be given the nutritional support they need to thrive. In a world of increasingly complex emergencies, shifting allegiances and fluid frontlines, there is an even greater risk that some communities may be left beyond the reach of the agencies that are there to help. Er
How to Teach Piano to Kids: Basic Beats for Children's Piano Lessons Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
Expert Village video. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach rhythm to children, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video.
Cute Sheep - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon sheep. It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow. Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:13)
Ulrich Froriep, PhD: Fiber-based probes for long term interrogation of neural circuits
Despite the ongoing development of animal models and optogenetic tools, genetic and electrophysiological features leading to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) remain unclear. Combined behavioral and electrophysiological investigation holds great promise in isolating activity patterns responsible for ASD, but is currently limited by the lack of technology for stable long term recording at high signal-to-noise ratio. The latter is likely caused by a mismatch in elastic moduli of neural probes in comp
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Multiplying a 2-Digit Number by a 2-Digit Number: Fast Math Trick of Calculation
Improve your Math calculation speed and power up your weak math with the techniques you learn from this video. You will learn to multiply two-digit numbers with ease by following the clear steps on this video.
March on Washington
While campaigning for the White House in 1960, John F. Kennedy made the pledge that civil rights would take center stage during his presidency. Kennedy guaranteed that discriminatory practices in housing would be done away with at the start of his term "with a stroke of a pen." Once in office, the results of his pledge were much less dramatic. In fact, the process took nearly two years to complete; all the while civil rights groups were sending pens to the White House to protest Kennedy's inacti
Saludos y presentaciones en chino
Escucha algunas de las frases más comunes para una primera charla con alguien. (1:30)
Kanye West debuts fashion line, Blanchett hits Berlin
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Kanye West draws stars to his first fashion show, Cate Blanchett brings "Cinderella" to Berlin, and Emile Hirsch is charged with felony assault. Bob Mezan 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 incl