Episode 60 - Introducing the Windows Azure Platform PowerShell Cmdlets 2.0
U.S. Week Ahead: September jobs report may show modest rise
Sept. 30 - Reuters Economics Editor Stella Dawson says expect the numbers in Friday's jobs report to be supplemented by the return of the 45,000 striking Verizon workers.
Les Chiffres 1-10
Beginner - Taking a nap In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
Morgan Stanley boasts profit
Oct 19 - Summary of business headlines: Morgan Stanley swings to a profit but AMR posts a wider-than-expected quarterly loss; Consumer prices tame in U.S., housing construction heats up. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Amateur video purportedly shows shell-damaged homes in Homs
Sept. 30 - Amateur video footage uploaded on a social media website purports to show tanks entering Homs and damage to houses after an attack by Syrian army tanks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Camera-trap diary keeps Sumatran ecosystem in public eye
Sept. 30 - A conservation program, focused on the vulnerable Leuser ecosystem in northern Sumatra, is producing monthly camera-trap video recordings of the rare and, in many cases, endangered creatures that live there. The recordings are providing evidence to scientists that ongoing efforts to protect the Leuser from illegal logging are working. Rob Muir reports.
Obama jobs proposal offers no fresh ideas: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says President Barack Obama gets an 'A' for effort for his jobs proposal but it does not bring any new or dynamic policy ideas.
How to Make a Compass
If you have water, you may be able to make a rudimentary compass. Learn how with this thirty-second video.
Marquette's Engineering Hall: Engineers for Today's World and Tomorrow's Challenges
Today's engineers must also be creative thinkers, problem solvers, communicators, designers, and innovators. And at Marquette University, now they can do it all in a really cool new building.
Traffic Paradoxes and Route Guidance: Effective Ways of Reducing Congestion Effects?
It is well know that we cannot engineer our way out of traffic congestion by building new roads. In fact, expanding the road network may paradoxically attract new traffic, and increase gridlock. Andreas Schulz provides a mathematical explanation for this conundrum. Using Nash equilibria and related game-theoretic concepts he
What Can Creativity Do?
This professionally-made video shown at the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Creativity can capture, can make you comfortable, make you uncomfortable, define a nation, define a generation, transform, make life easier, move you, stop you in your tracks... (02:53)
Gold Rush (2:37)
This video explains the impact of the Gold Rush on California and how it changed the way some Americans acted and thought. Short video, but with a lot of material that could result in class discussions. Very worthwhile.
Medieval Europe, 1
"European Society in the High Middle Ages, 1200s-1347" is the subject of this ten-minute video. This is a lecture with graphics and images to help the students understand this time period. There is a lot here and so stopping the video to review the material might be a good idea.
The Great Depression Unit
In this unit, students will be focusing on determining importance; summarizing; making predictions; recognizing plot structure; and identifying flashbacks and foreshadowing. Wherever possible, mini-lesson texts relate to American life in the 1930s, and all students will be reading literature circle novels set during this time period in American history.
Anger at Pakistan on the streets of Kabul
Oct. 2 - Afghans take to the streets of Kabul to protest against Pakistan's recent shelling of border towns
"Bird by Bird" by Anne Lamott--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this Pick of the Week video, teenage students will be introduced to "Bird by Bird" by Anne Lamott. Summary--If you've ever been stuck staring at a blinking cursor for hours on end, this is the book for you. Now, some may say that "Bird by Bird" is a book for people who actually like the writing process. Or for people who want to be writers. But don't be fooled. This is a book for anyone who's struggled to get started writing, to believe in what they're writing, to read what they've written th
The Story of My Life Helen Keller
Adam Riess - Nobel Press Conference
Johns Hopkins University professor and researcher Adam Riess was named a 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics and Astronomy for his study of "dark energy" and its role in the expansion of the universe.
Tariq Ramadan on Western Muslims after Oslo
Tariq Ramadan, the well-known, Swiss-born and controversial Muslim philosopher, offers a critique of the discriminatory nature of popular attitudes towards Muslims living in Europe and North America. His lecture was delivered at the Palais des Congres de Montreal on September 8, 2011.