STS-134: Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver
On May 18, 2011, space shuttle Endeavour performed the Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver, or "backflip." With Commander Mark Kelly at the helm, Endeavour rotated 360 degrees backward to enable International Space Station astronauts to take high resolution pictures of the shuttle's heat shield.
"Good Morning Dear Students" by Kenn Nesbitt (poetry reading)
The pictures are of Professor Jimmy Edwards, the crooked headmaster from the TV comedy series Whacko! and the film Bottoms Up.
Breakingviews - David Sokol saga
Rob Cox and the Breakingviews gang the latest twist in the David Sokol saga.
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Felix Salmon and Andrew Ross Sorkin talk about the new movie, Too Big To Fail
Felix Salmon discusses the new HBO film "Too Big To Fail" with Andrew Ross Sorkin.
Pressure + Ink: Intaglio Process
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Leading@Google: Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 14, 2011 about the book he co-authored: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success. About Change Anything: "A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on. For example, why is it th
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Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
Corbridge Roman site N070069 CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
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CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
NSS Week 2014 - Dr. David Lai, Chinese perspectives
Dr. David Lai is a research professor of Asian Security Studies with the USAWC Strategic Studies Insittute. Born and raised in China, he earned his undergraduate degree in China and additional degrees in the United States. Lai speaks Chinese fluently and was recognized by Henry Kissinger as a resource for his book. "The rebirth of great power politics -- nowhere is this more apparent than in the Asia-Pacific region," said Lai.
Tear gas and water-cannon disperse Turkish crowd on Syrian border
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Turkish security forces fire tear gas and water cannon on a crowd of protesters on the Syrian border. The clashes come amid a growing refugee crisis, with more than 130,000 Syrian Kurds pouring across the border in a matter of days. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multim
New Pussy Riot video criticizes Russian Games
Follow the Olympics in Sochi: http://smarturl.it/SochiOlympics Pussy Riot release a new music video criticizing Russia's "staging" of the Sochi Games and its human rights record, entitled "Putin will teach you how to love the motherland." Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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 busines
Dogs understand human emotion, says study
More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 20 - According to researchers, dogs can understand how we're feeling. After training 11 dogs to lie still in an MRI machine, a team from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences were able to conduct realistic experiments comparing canine brains to those of humans, and found evidence that dogs are more sensitive to their owners' state of mind than previously thought. Jim Drury reports. Reuters tells
Subliminal Advertising: Affecting the Subconscious (Anthony Greenwald)
Do subliminal images in advertising affect your purchases? Anthony Greenwald, professor of psychology at the University of Washington, discusses the growing trend in this 1993 interview with Upon Reflection host Marcia Alvar. Greenwald examines the unconscious mind, its environmental processing and the simple work it does. He questions the validity of subliminal self-help tapes and suggests that the positive results could be a placebo effect.
Creativity and Collaboration in Architecture Education in the UAE
A review of national government literature indicates that today?s knowledge-driven economy demands a workforce equipped with complex skills and attitudes. Examples of these skills and attitudes are general problems solving, meta-cognitive skills, critical thinking and lifelong learning. Reviews of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry indicates a gap between architecture practice and education. The Egan report states that there is a need for a change of style, culture and p
Introduction to Foundations of Pure Mathematics - Dr Joel Feinstein
The first class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G11FPM Foundations of Pure Mathematics module covers motivation for pure mathematical thinking (definitions, proofs and examples) illustrated by looking at some introductory puzzles, with voting. These videos are also available for download on iTunes U at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/foundations-pure-mathematics/id950755120 Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pur
Professor Andrew Scott: a less rosy future for the BRICs
Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, Deputy Dean at London Business School, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Emerging markets: are the BRICs braced for a slowdown?" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.