Chavez cheerful after chemo.
Aug. 14 - President Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela in good spirits after another round of cancer treatment. Katharine Jackson reports.
Gun Control: Lessons from European Violence The recent outbreaks of indiscriminate violence in Europe highlight a disturbing trend of decivilization throughout Western society. Pundits and "experts" weave countless theories to try to explain what's happening. Some sound plausible enough, but only those of us who understand sound economic theory have the tools to decipher the meaning of these current e
The recent outbreaks of indiscriminate violence in Europe highlight a disturbing trend of decivilization throughout Western society. Pundits and "experts" weave countless theories to try to explain what's happening. Some sound plausible enough, but only those of us who understand sound economic theory have the tools to decipher the meaning of these current e
Defrag: 4k Drive Backup, Office Add-on in IE, Forcing Aero Glass On Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be c
Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be c
Conceptual Models for Mentors- Introduction
This presentation provides an introduction to the module - Conceptual Models for Mentors. 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/
Entrants stuck on bog snorkelling
Aug 29 - Swimmers get down and dirty for the twenty-sixth World Bog Snorkelling Championship in Wales. Tara Cleary reports.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (2/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
MSU CHIP Promo
CHIP is designed to substantially lower high levels of blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, heartburn, angina and to lessen depression. MIssouri State has had excellent outcomes with this program with participants reducing their total cholesterol by as much as 21%, reduction in triglycerides levels by as much as 39%, weight loss of up to 15 pounds and reduction in blood pressure by 30 points.
Met Eireann - Quiz
Do you know anything about the weather?
Obama describes "shared sacrifice"
Aug. 17 - "I don't want a tax break - as lucky as I've been - if that tax break means a senior citizen is going to have to pay an extra $6000 for their medicare. That's not fair," said Obama during a Town Hall meeting in Illinois. The president went on to describe his budgeting tactic when "things were a little tight" while starting a family. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Breakingviews: Beijing holding all the cards in Hong Kong
Aug. 18 - The scale of the reception for China's vice-premier Li Keqiang by Hong Kong's leaders shows Beijing is now calling the shots both economically and politically, says Breakingviews' John Foley.
Scientists find ancient mountains that fed early life
Scientists have found evidence for a huge mountain range that sustained an explosion of life on Earth 600 million years ago. The mountain range was similar in scale to the Himalayas and spanned at least 2,500 kilometres of modern west Africa and northeast Brazil, which at that time were part of the supercontinent Gondwana. “Just like the Himalayas, this range was eroded intensely because it was so huge. As the sediments washed into the oceans they provided the perfect nutrients for life to f
This course is a survey of American History from the Age of Exploration and Discovery to the present. The material is designed to cover 2 semesters and content covers discovery and settlement of the New World, the formation of the nation, nationalism and expansion, Jeffersonian Republicanism, the Age of Jackson, the Civil War, Reconstruction, westward expansion, the Gilded Age, rise of unions, the Progressive Age, World War I, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold Wa
AP Physics B
This content is assembled from UC-approved college prep courses and is designed to acquaint students with topics in Newtonian mechanics, including: kinematics, laws of motion, work and energy, systems of particles, momentum, circular motion, oscillations, and gravitation. The course covers two semesters. The first semester includes fluid mechanics, thermal physics, and kinetic theory. The second semester discusses electricity and magnetism, waves and optics, and atomic and nuclear physics. The c
Learn about Canadian Thanksgiving
This video is about Canadian Thanksgiving, which is celebrated on the second Monday of October. Canadian Thanksgiving gives thanks for a successful harvest and is the essence of this 1:13 video. It reviews why it is celebrated later than the American Thanksgiving and provides some insights into Canadian history.
Analyzing Data - Numerical
Estonians dance away the miles
Aug. 24 - Thousands of Estonian folk dance enthusiasts take part in a non-stop dance relay, covering all Estonia's counties to mark 20th anniversary of the country's independence. Elly Park reports.
Karachi tightens security
Aug.20 - Security personnel patrol the streets in Karachi after further bloodshed. Paul Chapman reports.
Simultaneous Equations Concepts -- Substitution
This module introduces the concept of substitution to solve simultaneous equations.
If Rocks Could Talk
This fun Web article is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they meet an Earth scientist at the AMNH, who explains the differences between the three rock groups (igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic) and introduces students to six rocks in the museum's collection.