Meditation in Primary
Hurricane Irene to cause enormous beach erosion: AccuWeather
Aug. 26 - Hurricane Irene's strong storm surge will have a major impact on beaches along the U.S. East Coast, says AccuWeather meteorologist Bernie Rayno.
The Animal Boogie-Story in Song-Barefoot Books
Down in the Indian jungle, the children and animals are learning about actions like leaping, stomping, shaking and flapping while meeting different jungle creatures. Sung by Fred Penner. (4:25)
Rebels close in on Tripoli as Gaddafi vows to fight on
Aug. 21 - Thousands of rebel fighters are now advancing towards to the Libyan capitol as Muammar Gaddafi vows to fight on. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Drink Lots of Water
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: kids learn from the Kidney Brothers that their kidneys need lots of water throughout the day to help them function normally. (1min)
Health@Google: Ben Rockett - "Rockett Rides Adventures"
An ultra endurance athlete, author, academic and engaging public speaker, Ben Rockett aims to spread his passion about the natural 'power of pedals'. In August 2010 Ben broke the record for cycling Land's End to John o'Groats and back taking just 5 days 21 hours and 8 minutes. That ride marked his arrival on the competitive ultra-endurance scene. With a unique mental approach to physical endurance, Ben is currently deep in the throws of planning his next big ultra-endurance cycle: A record att
Watercolor Painting Basics
This video will show you the basic building blocks of watercolor painting. If you can master these techniques, you can paint anything. I am going to tape the paper up with regular masking tape and try to tape the paper to the board leaving a nice margin tape, so that when we pull the tape off later, we are going to have a nice clean edge.
10.675J Computational Quantum Mechanics of Molecular and Extended Systems (MIT)
The theoretical frameworks of Hartree-Fock theory and density functional theory are presented in this course as approximate methods to solve the many-electron problem. A variety of ways to incorporate electron correlation are discussed. The application of these techniques to calculate the reactivity and spectroscopic properties of chemical systems, in addition to the thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical processes, is emphasized. This course also focuses on cutting edge methods to sample compl
Understanding Professional Development - Professional Development Planning
These resources support a module on Understanding Professional Development. They focus on Professional Development Planning.The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
Don't Confuse Your Qs!
Students investigate the difference between qualitative and quantitative measurements and observations. By describing objects both qualitatively and quantitatively, students learn that both types of information are required for complete descriptions. Students discuss various the characteristics of many objects, demonstrating how engineers use both qualitative and quantitative information in product design.
High debt levels an intractable problem, says economist
Aug. 26 - Stephen Cecchetti, economic adviser to the Bank for International Settlements, analyzes the problems associated with bringing down excessive levels of government, corporate and consumer indebtedness.
21W.747-3 Classical Rhetoric and Modern Politics (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. The course is designed to let you practice your own rhetorical prowess. This combination of reading, speaking, and writing will help you succeed in: Learning to read and think critically. Learning techniques of rhetorical analysis. Learning techniques of argument. Learning and practicing some basics about oral presentation.
A behind the scenes interview with Professor Christopher Barnatt, Director and Producer of a new TV documentary on what we perceive to be real, and what, if any, future lies ahead for us. The TV documentary was televised in April 2009 and was based on a book written by Professor Christopher Barnatt in 1997, also entitled Challenging Reality, which focused on momentus change across history. The new television series developed this theme further, with input from numerous other experts at the Uni
Voorstel tot afbetaling
At the end of this unit you can write in a letter a proposal for payment by installment
Passport to the Total State "Your papers!" In old movies, the demand is barked at trembling travelers by a Nazi with a guttural accent. If the demand is made in the opening scene, then the audience knows immediately that they watching a totalitarian state in
"Your papers!" In old movies, the demand is barked at trembling travelers by a Nazi with a guttural accent. If the demand is made in the opening scene, then the audience knows immediately that they watching a totalitarian state in
Our Aboriginal Brothers
'Blast from the Past' with Cleve Sellers. Program focuses on the culture of Australian aborigines. Host/interviewer Dighton Spooner speaks with Gulpilil and other Australians about music, ceremonies, instruments, costuming, and the requirements for the survival of Australia's aboriginal culture. Interviews touch upon offers from European companies to purchase tribal lands, Australia's attempts to restore its native culture, rules governing 'mixed blood' in Australian government, the impact of Af
Computer-assisted linguistic tasks as an integral part of English language coursebook
Machine-translation tasks to be used for 2-3-year university students of non-linguistic specialities
Finding Jealousy - Music Roll Tango
Piano arrangement on hand-punched paper by Frank Milne. A dynamic, mesmerizing piano roll rendition of Jalousie, a tango. Performed and interpreted on a player piano from the 1920s. A Tribute to 'Finding Empathy' at the MIT Saxe Lab. Note the fitting lyrics.
Gold selloff normal, bull run still on, says Henwood
Sept. 22 - Gold's recent selloff is a normal consolidation as part of its current bull run, and the market is looking at support at $1,725 and $1,650.
Annual Report FY11: Tech Callers
Tech Callers are MIT students who represent the Alumni Association and assist it in raising money for the Institute. Students call alumni in hopes of creating a connection between alumni and the MIT community and securing alumni gifts to the MIT Annual Fund. Approximately one-quarter of the Institute's donors make their gift through the Tech Caller Program. Learn more in this short video.