U.S. Morning Call: Romney edges in Iowa; Jefferies rebellion
Jan. 4 - Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney wins the Iowa caucus with 8 votes; Jefferies Group executives and employees at brokerage unit threaten to walk over compensation.
If We Had No Moon - Part 3
The Moon's prominence in the sky and its regular cycle of phases have since ancient times made the Moon an important cultural influence on language, the calendar, art and mythology. The Moon's gravitational influence produces the ocean tides and the minute lengthening of the day. (10:19)
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The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant
Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn.
Trading at Noon: Wall St. falls on European debt concerns
Jan. 5 - U.S. stocks are down in choppy trading after concerns over the euro zone's debt crisis overshadowed data suggesting a solid U.S. economic recovery.
Breakingviews: Lessons to be learned from Kodak and B&N
Breakingviews columnists discuss the plights of Kodak and Barnes & Noble, two companies hobbled in different ways by technology.
London Zoo counts its creatures
Jan. 5 - Counting the animals two by two means it's time to take stock at the London Zoo. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Thomas W. Uhde, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Thomas W. Uhde, M.D. He is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, the Executive Director of the Institute of Psychiatry and the Co-Director of the Neuroscience Institute. Dr.Uhde is Board Certified in Psychiatry.
Lady Bears Basketball Highlights: Jan 5, 2012
Highlights from the Missouri State Women's Basketball game vs. Creighton on January 5, 2012.
EnVision Retreat, 2011
Students describe their experiences attending Richmond's social justice leadership retreat, offered by the Office of Common Ground.
16.863J System Safety (MIT)
The goal of 16.863J is to teach basic principles of system safety, including accident analysis, hazard analysis, design for safety, human factors and safety, controlling safety during operations, and management of safety critical projects and systems. While you will learn what is currently done today, you will also learn new techniques that are proving to be more powerful and effective than the traditional safety engineering approaches.
This patient education program discusses hypoglycemia including the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and management of the condition. It also reviews the function of blood sugar in the body. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Iraq marks Army Day
Jan. 6 - Iraq holds its annual Army Day parade a day after at least 73 people were killed in bomb attacks in mainly Shi'ite Muslim areas. Sunita Rappai reports.
Gerda Warnholtz - Part time PhD student from Mexico
Watch Gerda Warnholtz, a part-time PhD student from Mexico, in the International Centre for Events, Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Metropolitan University talk about the PhD programme, why she chose our department and what she is studying.
The Pros and Cons of Being Your Own Boss
This 2:43 interview with a business owners highlights some of the good and bad points of being self-employed. Not much depth, but does show some of the concerns with this type of career.
Consumer Surplus Introduction
During this five-minute video Sal Khan discusses consumer surplus as the difference between marginal benefit and price paid for goods.
If We Had No Moon - Part 4
The Moon is the only celestial body on which humans have made a manned landing. While the Soviet Union's Luna programme was the first to reach the Moon with unmanned spacecraft, the United States' NASA Apollo program achieved the only manned missions to date, beginning with the first manned lunar orbiting mission by Apollo 8 in 1968, and six manned lunar landings between 1969 and 1972 the first being Apollo 11 in 1969. (10:10)