The Ultimate guide to Writing Letters Writing letters today is becoming somewhat of a lost art form in comparison to what it was before computers, twitter and text messaging. The fact is though that we still need effective letter writing skills to communicate at a professional or
Writing letters today is becoming somewhat of a lost art form in comparison to what it was before computers, twitter and text messaging. The fact is though that we still need effective letter writing skills to communicate at a professional or
A Budget for Growth?
The UK March 2011 budget was labelled a budget for growth. Professor Joe Nellis analyses the degree to which this is so. The implications of the forecast from the Office of Budget Responsibility are discussed, together with the fuel duty cuts, the oil company windfall tax, the cuts in corporate tax and support for first time buyers.
Saosin Guitarist Justin Shekoski Reviews Steve Vai Guitar Techniques
Online student Justin Shekoski—guitarist of Saosin—is finishing up Steve Vai Guitar Techniques, Berkleemusic's new 12-week online course. He took a few moments to share his thoughts on the experience. For more information on Steve Vai Guitar Techniques, visit http://bit.ly/gYPlfR
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Asado de Bodas (Wedding Stew)
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2011/03/asado-de-bodas.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school Chef-Instructor Iliana de la Vega demonstrates how to prepare Asado de Bodas (Wedding Stew). For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
Conducting a Nonparametric Paired Samples t-test
John R. Slate, Ana Rojas-LeBouef
Conducting a Nonparametric Paired Samples t-test is Chapter 7 of Calculating Basic Statistical Procedures in SPSS: A Self-Help and Practical Guide to Preparing Theses, Dissertations, and […]
Palace of Westminster FF98_00120 PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. The clock tower of the Houses of Parliament viewed from Parliament Square. The huge bell housed in the clock tower and known as Big Ben came into operation in 1859. A red London bus is passing. Photographed by Eric de Mare between 1945 and 1980.
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. The clock tower of the Houses of Parliament viewed from Parliament Square. The huge bell housed in the clock tower and known as Big Ben came into operation in 1859. A red London bus is passing. Photographed by Eric de Mare between 1945 and 1980.
Dasty a Protein DAS client - Jose Villavaces
Talk on Dasty from the DAS workshop 2011 Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
All about glaciers
The National Snow and Ice Data Center created this website to educate everyone, from grade school students to glaciologists, about glaciers. At the Data and Science link, researchers can learn about glaciological organizations, publications, and research projects as well as how to obtain glacial data. Students and educators can find a glaciology glossary, answers to many of their questions, and amazing images of glaciers at the General Information link. The website also provides a detailed portr
Amedeo: Medical Literature Guide
This Web site from Amedeo, a medical information service, provides convenient literature updates free of charge via email. The registration process is quick and easy: simply select a research area of interest from an extensive list of options, choose from a list of relevant pre-selected journals, and fill out the contact information form. You will then receive a weekly email newsletter that lists newly published journal articles in your area of interest, along with links to downloadable abstract
ORAD Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry
As part of NOAA's National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, the Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry specializes in the analysis of satellite altimeter data related to problems in physical oceanography and marine geophysics. The Web site provides links to currently active projects with information such as near-real time sea level altimeter data, historical data, European Space Agency data, geophysics data, and more.
Problems to Enjoy
Problems to Enjoy presents an enormous selection of mathematics problems for middle and high school students. Teachers will find it especially useful; divided into four categories and three grade levels, the problems are easily searchable. Eventually, the site's creators hope to "build up a comprehensive library of problems in a format that is simple to access, download and customize." The collection is already quite substantial. Number problems, algebra, geometry, and statistics are the main to
Field Arithmetic Preprint Archive
The Field Arithmetic electronic preprint archive "stores electronic preprints on the arithmetic of fields, Galois theory, model theory of fields, and related topics." Hosted by Ben Gurion University in Be'er-Sheva, Israel, the archive included over 50 articles at the time of this report. Each article is accompanied by an abstract and is available in .dvi (TeX) format A mailing list informs members when new preprints are added to the archive.
Fire Research Information Services
Maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), this site is a hub of information and other resources related to fire research. It provides direct, free access to many Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) publications, test data, and reports. Some of the experimental fire data represents tests of residential fire sprinklers, fire fighting agents, and diffusion flame measurements, to name a few. A large collection of fire simulation and modeling programs developed
As part of the Australian Antarctic Division, Classroom Antarctica gives dozens of downloadable Adobe Acrobat files that allow students to discover this unique continent. Subjects include the history of the scientific research undertaken on Antarctica, surviving its climate, its biological ecosystem, the lands physical characteristics and affects on climate, and much more.
Two on Powered Flight (DUPLICATE)
Although the centennial anniversary of the Wright Brothers' groundbreaking achievement has come and gone, these two sites provide a unique glimpse into past events and future prospects. First, the companion website to a December 16, 2003 NOVA episode offers a retrospective on the Wright Brothers' Flying Machine. Several interactive features and picture galleries are provided. Additionally, the site includes a description of the first media coverage of the historic flight and an interview with th
US Global Change Research Information Office: Ask Dr. Global Change
If you're interested in finding information on global change, then the Ask Dr. Global Change Web site is for you. Provided by the US Global Change Research Information Office, the site gives visitors the chance to review and search dozens of questions and related answers to various global warming questions. Example questions include What is Global Warming and What is the Greenhouse Effect. It also allows visitors to submit question of their own and explore other provided links.
Desert Plants and Wildflowers
For those interested in the types of plants found in the desert ecosystem, this Web page from the online magazine DesertUSA.com will be a useful guide. Photos and descriptive features of several desert plants are provided in an alphabetical index or can be found through the online field guide organized by flower color. An interesting section also focuses on the types of adaptations that allow plant species to survive in harsh desert conditions. The Desert Plants and Wildflowers section is just o
Women, Minorities and People with Disabilities in Engineering
This website, from the National Science Foundation, "provides data on the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment." The site provides the data in the form of tables, graphics, and spreadsheets, which can downloaded free of charge. Topics addressed in the database include US Demographics, Undergraduate Enrollment, Undergraduate Degrees, Graduate Enrollment, Graduate Degrees, Postdoc Status, and Employment. The data can
National Aquarium in Baltimore
The Web site for the National Aquarium in Baltimore has some valuable resources for students and teachers, as well as information for those interested in visiting the museum. Several of the teachers activities can be used in classrooms that do not visit the aquarium, and the Animals section is a sizable resource of information on a number of aquatic species. A great new feature is the interactive aquagames that provide a fun way for students to test what they have learned from visiting this Web