History of Economic Cycles (~1800-2000)
Cycles Research is not a commonly studied subject and yet there are definite trends in history in the finding of information about cycles. Starting with Sir William Herschel there have been reports of various length cycles in many economic variables including commodity yields and prices, stock markets, business conditions, building activity, growth, price fluctuations and industrial production. The common cycles periods found over extended time periods are mentioned and the people that they are
This brief OLogy article helps kids understand that even Einstein made mistakes and didn't always finish everything he started. And, more importantly, that both his mistakes and his unfinished work also led to new ways of thinking. The article uses Einstein's Unified Field Theory as evidence of the value that can be found in imperfection.
The farmer, the scientist and the nuclear engineer: can they together create a sustainable future?
A report from INSEAD's Alumni Sustainability Executive Roundtable in Fontainbleau.
Putting social innovation and entrepreneurship on the business agenda
John Elkington's work advising businesses on sustainable strategies has earned him numerous accolades including the Dean of Corporate Social Responsibility by BusinessWeek in 2004. Here, he discusses social innovation and entrepreneurship and its potential to become an increasing part of companies' agendas.
Calm in Slaviansk after some Ukrainian troops side with separatists
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Some residents of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine say they feel safer after some Ukrainian troops sided with pro-Russian protesters. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 including business, finan
Green Chemistry Yields New Type of Polyurethane Foam Surfactant -- Undergraduate Research at CofC
Our research group is working in partnership with a small industrial firm, Carolina Specialty Chemicals LLC (CSC), along with the manufacturing firms Ele'/ Pelron, and Emery Oleochemicals to develop a new class of chemicals for use in the polyurethane industry. A major push in industrial and academic research these days is developing alternative materials based on renewable biological sources. The use of renewable materials from readily cultivated bio-based sources is one of the key tenets of th
GS-14: Manual selection tools
Learn how to use the manual selection tools. Check out the Elliptical Marquee, Rectangular Marquee, Lasso, and Quick Selection tools. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Web Tools and Browser Testing | FoxIE There are several different browsers in widespread use today and multiple versions of those browsers can create unique challenges for web developers. In this video Rey and Chris discuss how to create great cross-browser experiences and some of the testing tools that can help make that simpler.
There are several different browsers in widespread use today and multiple versions of those browsers can create unique challenges for web developers. In this video Rey and Chris discuss how to create great cross-browser experiences and some of the testing tools that can help make that simpler.Author(s):
Who Wears These Shoes?: Group Activity--Building Comprehension by Making Inferences (Virtual Tour)
Students build skills essential to reading comprehension by inferring who wore a given pair of shoes and providing evidence to support their ideas.This is a great resource to help enhance literacy instruction in the classroom. (1:11)
CAFE: Engaging Third and Fourth Grade Students in Assessment and Instruction
As an acronym for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency and Expand Vocabulary, CAFÉ provides students with an opportunity to set reading-related goals in order to understand and develop different strategies used by successful readers. This is a great resource to help expand and to enhance literacy instruction in the elementary classroom. (1:30)
Ejercicio de escucha - El carnet por puntos (2)
Hace algún tiempo en España se introdujo el carnet de conducir por puntos. En este vídeo del Ministerio del Interior se explica el cómo y el porqué. 1:08
Knight holders would get this deal or nothing: Stephens COO
Aug. 6 - Stephens Inc. COO Curt Bradbury, part of the $400 mln investment in Knight Capital, says that the deal for a majority stake in the company is the best shareholders could have gotten.
The Religio-Industrial Complex v The Innovators, Sean Faircloth @ The Amaz!ng Meeting 2012
The author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It, http://richarddawkins.net/audio/645178-audiobook-of-attack-of-the-theocrats-with-richard-dawkins-reading-his-foreword-now-available describes how your tax money subsidizes fundamentalists then issues a call to action. See more videos of The Amaz!ing Meeting at youtube.com/JamesRandiFoundation. Faircloth is Director of Strategy & Policy at the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science, US.
Opvoeding : Dominospel Dominospel met opvoedingsdiensten: cursisten moeten logo's combineren met de juiste uitleg van de dienst
Dominospel met opvoedingsdiensten: cursisten moeten logo's combineren met de juiste uitleg van de dienst
Nuffield Trust's NHS history interactive timeline
Our interactive timeline brings 70 years of reform to the National Health Service (NHS) to life, charting its evolution from inception through to the present day.
Introduction to Jamaican Cuisine
In Jamaica, Africa meets up with Spain and England to create a vibrant cuisine. The Maroon peoples, the escaped slaves of the Spaniards who headed for the Blue Mountains when the English arrived, created what is today's jerk, and the English Cornish pasty is a close cousin to Jamaica's classic street treat, the meat patty. For recipes, visit http://www.ciaprochef.com/WCA7.
Las Memorias: Inspirational performances highlight WSU outreach project
Twenty high school students will take the stage in five Washington communities to share pieces of their life stories. The performances will be part of Washington State University's Las Memorias 2012 — a program that provides a fresh approach to helping youth build skills that will help them become more successful students. The skills include writing, public speaking, working in teams and setting priorities. The end goal is to provide at-risk students with the tools they need to graduate from
The Future of the Harvard Library
Imagining the Harvard Library through the eyes of students and faculty—a few ideas to start a conversation. This animation was produced by IdeaRocket in collaboration with a Harvard Library team.
Real GDP and Nominal GDP - Khan Academy
The instructor shows how to use real GDP as a measure of actual productivity growth. (08:04)