Smokey Visits Station Flight Control Room
Smokey Bear celebrated his 68th birthday with a special visit to the International Space Station Flight Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston. On May 14, Smokey went where no bear had gone before when Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and the Expedition 31 crew chose a plush Smokey doll to be the team's launch mascot.
Breakingviews: A future for foreigners at Chinese banks?
Aug. 9 - With Chinese lenders wanting to build business abroad, and Western bankers hungry for mainland jobs, it seemed like an ideal match. But some expats are finding out the grass in China isn't so green.
China's murder trial of the decade kicks off
Aug. 9 - The trial of Gu Kailai, wife of purged politician Bo Xilai, began today. Experts expect a guilty verdict in a speedy trial that has shown little signs of judicial independence.
London sets its sights on post-Olympic stock market gold
Aug. 9 - Recent history shows that the stock market of Olympic Games host nations consistently outperforms the world average the calendar year after the event. Can Britain's FTSE continue this trend in 2013?
Breakingviews: Safe havens looking riskier
Aug. 9 - A euro rally and rising yields on U.S. treasuries suggest the downside for safe havens is growing, and riskier assets look like the better bet, says Reuters Breakingviews' Robert Cole.
Market Pulse: The 5-year crisis surprise winners and losers
Aug. 9 - It's 5 years to the day the world financial crisis really erupted. How have financial assets performed in that time? Some obvious ones - gold soared, Greek stocks collapsed - but some surprises too.
U.S. Morning Call: Knight's losses could have been worse-WSJ
Aug. 9 - Knight Capital held about $7 billion of stocks at one point on Wednesday last week when its software broke down, revealing Knight's problems could have been much worse.
Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
Jesse Owens Berlin Olympics Interview
Jesse Owens was interviewed after the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This was copied from a vintage film, so the film is a little grainy and the sound quality could be better. (02:57)
Fall 2012 Graduate School Orientation
The Graduate School held its annual Orientation and Information Fair for all incoming graduate students on Wednesday, August 08. This was an opportunity for students to learn about key components of their graduate education experience from Dean Grasso, members of the Graduate School staff, and representatives of key campus units. More than 30 organizations were represented at the Information Fair to share information and answer questions. More than 900 students attended the event.
Bicycle Day: understanding an invitation for an event – French
you will be able to understand an invitation for "Bicycle Day" and be able to gather further information about this topic
Breakingviews: German split helps Draghi
Aug. 28 - ECB President, Mario Draghi, has an ally in Angela Merkel while the Bundesbank opposes his plan to restart buying sovereign debt, says Reuters Breakingviews
Jacques Nasser opens Swanston Academic Building
The centrepiece of RMIT University’s $700 million capital investment program, the Swanston Academic Building, is today being officially launched by RMIT alumnus Jacques Nasser AO, Chairman of BHP Billiton. The Swanston Academic Building (SAB), a 35,000 square metre, 11-storey educational facility, contains innovative lecture theatres, classrooms and specialist spaces that support the most advanced teaching and learning methodologies. RMIT's Swanston Academic Building. Photo: John Gollings.
Cómo Enseñar a Leer a un Niño
Puedes enseñar a leer a tu hijo cuando tenga dos años y haz del aprendizaje un juego, para que no se aburra. 0(3:10)
Investigation of Aliasing Effects
This lab investigates the effect of aliasing.
Fotografie zo Slovenska - Levoča
Fotografie zo Slovenska - Levoča.
Reuters Today: Moody's piles pressure on ECB's Draghi
As attention centres on Thursday's crucial ECB policy meeting, ratings agency Moody's ratchets up the temperature, changing its outlook on the European Union's Aaa rating to negative.
One Minute Arch March | University of St. Thomas
On Sept. 4, 2012 the University of St. Thomas class of 2016 was welcomed by the campus community at the 12th annual March Through the Arches. Members of this year's freshman class gathered on Summit Avenue, passed through the Arches and were met with applause from administrators, faculty, staff and upperclassmen as they made their way to Schoenecker Area for the interfaith blessing for the new school year. There are 1,460 students in this year's incoming class. Among them are 37 international s