African Hero for Orphans
A woman of boundless love abandons the life she knew to start an orphanage in Ethiopia. She now cares for over 5,000 children. (3:57)
Inside the lab: Jacqueline A. Lees, Ph.D.
Learn more about the work that Professor Lees and her lab are doing to understand how proteins and pathways are mutated in cancer—and how they hope to make advances in detecting and hopefully treating osteosarcoma.
Basic Concepts of International Arbitration (Part 2 of 2) [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jan Paulsson | Jan Paulsson presents the essentials of international arbitration in two compact seminars of the LSE Transnational Law Project. Lecture two of two.
Is There A Future For Multiculturalism? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Jonathan Chaplin, Alan Craig, Claire Fox, Professor Tariq Modood | Recent years have seen politicians and commentators of all stripes lining up to condemn multiculturalism. This event asks whether we are right to bury state multiculturalism, having once praised it so energetically. The debate coincides with the launch of Multiculturalism: a Christian retrieval from Theos. Jonathan Chaplin is the first director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics. Alan Craig is the le
“From Training to Profession: Acting for the Theater”
Watch video of the Oct. 20 InsideOut of the Lunch Box event, ”From Training to Profession: Acting for the Theatre.” Ever wondered what happens during an audition? How does one train for life in the theater? Does it prepare them for the realities of the profession? Get an inside look at a theater student’s experience andkeep reading »
NATO troops fail to remove Serb roadblocks
Oct.22 - International troops fail to remove controversial roadblocks at two contested border crossings between Kosovo and Serbia. Sunita Rappai reports.
Sarah Plain and Tall: Chapter Eight
This video features a man reading Sarah, Plain and Tall, chapter eight. Teachers could use this video in a listening center along with copies of the book for students to hear a fluent reader. ( 7:54)
Elephants consume 300-600 pounds of food a day and drink up to 50 gallons of water. They cover their wet bodies with dirt and mud, which serves as a protective coating from insects, moisture loss, and the powerful African sun. (1:01)
Kochi is the commercial hub of Kerala. When India gained independence from Britain in 1947, Kochi was the first princely state to voluntarily join the newly formed nation. (0:56)
Predicted vs. Observed Daily Rainfall from TRMM: September, 1999
A comparison of daily precipitation observed by TRMM for September, 1999, with rainfall from a new forecast technique
Nokia CEO Elop talks about new Windows smartphone
Oct. 26 - Insider speaks to Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop about the mobile manufacturer's battle to win back U.S. customers from Apple and other rivals.
The Good and the Bad: Symbiotic Organisms from Selected Hosts
Symbiosis is defined as one organism living on, in, or with another organism. Three primary categories are mutualism (both organisms benefit), commensalism (commensal benefits and host not affected), and parasitism (parasite benefits and host harmed). Hands-on dissection of host animals provides examples of live symbiotes in all three types of symbiosis: mutualism: termite flagellates and rumen ciliates; commensalism: Leptomonas flagellates in Drosophila; parasitism: fish hosts (monogeneans on g
2.4 Modern mine planning Once the geological data gathered during the exploration phase has been evaluated, geologists will estimate the quality and quantity of coal present. Coal reserves (in tonnes) are calculated from volume × density (Section 5). The volume of coal is controlled by seam area and seam thickness. Hence: tonnage = se
Once the geological data gathered during the exploration phase has been evaluated, geologists will estimate the quality and quantity of coal present. Coal reserves (in tonnes) are calculated from volume × density (Section 5). The volume of coal is controlled by seam area and seam thickness.
tonnage = se
Enhancing Online Instruction in Higher Education: Professional Development Strategies That Work
The education landscape at all levels is changing at a dramatic rate due to the influx and ongoing expansion of technology. Professors in higher education are faced with the challenge of not only […]
HKS75: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
Alumnus and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon discusses the mid-career program at Harvard Kennedy School. HKS75 is a yearlong celebration of the 75th anniversary of Harvard Kennedy School. Learn more: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/75
Logarithm Rule - Problem 2
This video is a continuation of the logarithm rule and works through another example where this rule is used to find the derivative of the natural logarithm of a function. The logarithm rule is a special case of the chain rule. (2:13)
6.045J Automata, Computability, and Complexity (MIT)
This course provides a challenging introduction to some of the central ideas of theoretical computer science. Beginning in antiquity, the course will progress through finite automata, circuits and decision trees, Turing machines and computability, efficient algorithms and reducibility, the P versus NP problem, NP-completeness, the power of randomness, cryptography and one-way functions, computational learning theory, and quantum computing. It examines the classes of problems that can and cannot
Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number
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Professor Karl Spracklen - 60 seconds research
Professor Karl Spracklen, Professor of Leisure Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University, describes his research interests in just sixty seconds. http://mediacentre.leedsmet.ac.uk/author/karl-spracklen/ http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/professor-karl-spracklen.htm
Vincent Gravanda II
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