Reuters Summit: Americans for Tax Reform's Norquist
Nov. 7 - Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist speaks to Reuters Insider after appearing at the Reuters Washington Summit.
Scientists slow aging in fruit flies
Nov. 22 - Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have slowed the aging process in fruit flies, by manipulating a gene that is also present in humans. Their experiments extended the lives of the insects by as much as 50 percent although the researchers say it's too early to tell if the results could be replicated in humans. Rob Muir reports.
"Paying it forward" for clean water
Nov. 7 - The creator of The Million Dollar Homepage and co-founder of the social network Bebo have come up with a novel fundraising campaign that taps the network effect of social media to support charity: water. Matt Cowan reports.
2010 intake- Child Module (PSYC 8010) timetable
2010 intake- Child Module (PSYC 8010) timetable
Historian Gary W. Gallagher on Command Relationships during the Civil War
Gary W. Gallagher, the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia, discusses "Presidents and Generals: Command Relationships during the Civil War" as part of the John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship 2011-2012 lecture series at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. Nov. 4, 2011
UCLA MDCUNE Bioinformatics Lecture 3 of 3 (2009-02-05)
UCLA MDCUNE Bioinformatics Lecture 3 of 3. UCLA Department of Neuroscience and Department of Psychology undergraduate lecture on Bioinformatics (part 3 of 3) by Dr. William Grisham, Ph.D., on 2009-02-05. Part of the Modular Digital Course in Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (MDCUNE) project: http://mdcune.psych.ucla.edu/
Understanding the Price of Money In a money economy, the money commodity is on one side of every transaction, and hence reduces the number of relevant prices. The direct exchange ratio between any two commodities can
In a money economy, the money commodity is on one side of every transaction, and hence reduces the number of relevant prices. The direct exchange ratio between any two commodities can
Database of Ship Collisions with Icebergs
As part of the Institute for Marine Dynamics of the National Research Council Canada, Database of Ship Collisions with Icebergs is written and managed by Brian T. Hill. The database contains 560 incidents and "concentrates on iceberg collisions in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland and Labrador but does include a few incidents further north, around Greenland, and also in the fiords of Alaska." The database loads onto one page but is linked to various categories, including a chronological listin
Inside the News: Investors seen scrambling for safe havens
Nov. 10 - Investors are struggling to find a safe haven in the commodities markets to protect from problems in Greece or Italy, after considerable outflows from gold and silver, says Nic Brown from Natixis.
Get away from it all in...Libya
Nov. 10 - Libya emerges as an unlikely summer holiday destination at this year's World Travel Market event in London as industry professionals pull out all the stops to attract business. Hayley Platt reports.
Lecture 12a: Math. Analysis - Proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
The first part of the sixteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G12MAN Mathematical Analysis module includes a proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=c6c045f6-286d-6b9f-b96c-36a998632fc3 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/71.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feins
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.20.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.20.09 Lecture 5 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Be Safe and Bright
Choose costumes that are lighter in color and attach reflective materials to costumes. Make sure each child has a flashlight to help them see and be seen. (1:44)
Max Fleischer Illustrated News-1940s
Max Fleischer, the power behind the Superman cartoons and comic superstar Betty Boop illustrates 1940 human interest stories. (10min)
Former UK aide on Britain's role in the euro crisis
Nov. 12 - Peter Mandelson, close confidant of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, speaks to Insider as European politicians stare at the possibility of the euro zone break-up.
21F.712 Spanish Conversation and Composition (MIT)
A third-year intermediate course designed to improve speaking and writing, with opportunities for vocabulary acquisition, listening comprehension and reading practice as well. Uses literary and cultural readings, films, and group activities. Students give oral reports and participate in discussions and group projects.
Rapid Response Right
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PB Wall Squats
Teaching: • Stand with back against PB against wall Coaching: • Keep body weight over middle of feet on ground • Sit hips back and squat until thighs are parallel with ground • Drive through hips to stand up Common Errors: • Knees cave in • Athlete shifts weight to toes • Posture is lost
ESPN College Football feature at O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory
Oregon State University Engineering student Katie Kavanaugh introduced viewers to the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Laboratory at OSU as part of a "My University" segment that aired nationally on ABC-TV during the OSU-Standford game Nov. 5. The Hinsdale Lab is one of the world's largest facilities for the study of wave, wave energy, tsunamis and related topics, and has been featured frequently in international media coverage related to tsunami events. Oregon, California and Washington have special vulnerab
An undergraduate multi-state textbook for criminal justice, paralegal, pre-law and administration of justice courses in criminal law. Explores sources of law and the legal system, the Constitution, criminal defenses, elements of a crime, parties to crime, and most criminal offenses such as inchoate crimes, crimes against the person including criminal homicide and sex offenses, crimes against property, crimes against the public, and crimes against the government. The textbook is interactive, and