Book 2 - Ch 08 - The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
Book 2: The Earth Under the Martians - Chapter 8: Dead London. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Rebecca.
Michael Porter on value-based health care delivery
UCLPartners and the Greater London Authority hosted a meeting for leaders and future leaders of London's health and social care system on 29 February, 2012. Professor Michael Porter (Harvard Business School) provided an introduction to value-based mental health care. By focusing on value, Porter believes the NHS can reduce costs whilst improving services. Further information: http://www.uclpartners.com/events/archived-events/delivering-value-based-health-care-maximising-outcomes-for-every-poun
Fysica : Bijkomende ondersteuning Op deze sites vind je links naar applets, soms met instructiebladen, alsook links naar filmpjes bruikbaar in de fysicales. Ze werden gemaakt voor de leerlingen van O.L.V. Ter Duinen (Heist - Zeebrugge).
Op deze sites vind je links naar applets, soms met instructiebladen, alsook links naar filmpjes bruikbaar in de fysicales. Ze werden gemaakt voor de leerlingen van O.L.V. Ter Duinen (Heist - Zeebrugge).
2.7 Legitimating the regime The failure of Ingres's painting is revealing of the problems of political legitimation faced by the regime. If it was difficult to justify the authority of a ruler who had seized power, it was even harder to justify a monarchy based on usurpation (the authority Napoleon had usurped being either that of the Bourbon dynasty from a royalist point of view or that of the people from a republican one). Ingres's image of timeless, otherworldly majesty can thus be seen as compensating, or rather try
The failure of Ingres's painting is revealing of the problems of political legitimation faced by the regime. If it was difficult to justify the authority of a ruler who had seized power, it was even harder to justify a monarchy based on usurpation (the authority Napoleon had usurped being either that of the Bourbon dynasty from a royalist point of view or that of the people from a republican one). Ingres's image of timeless, otherworldly majesty can thus be seen as compensating, or rather try
Breakingviews: Worst of Times
March 15 - Rob Cox and Breakingviews editors discuss how bonuses for top executives at the publisher of the New York Times newspaper reward sub-standard performance.
Play tiny Tetris using a laser beam
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/12/play-microscopic-tetris-with-optical-tweezers.html
Building the ulitmate salad tower
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/12/beat-the-salad-bar-build-the-ultimate-food-tower.html
Students break paper folding record
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/01/paper-folding-limits-pushed.html
Garlic is often called "the stinking rose." That's because it contains molecules composed of the same atoms that lurk in burnt matches and rotten eggs. This video explains the many uses of garlic and what chemicals are present. Some key words include: atom, electron, enzyme, sulfur, chemical reations, compounds, electron clouds, energy, and reactant. (7:00)
Luck favours the prepared mind
Luck, he says, is all about working hard to create certain capabilities so that when the opportunities arise you are the best prepared to take advantage of the opportunity. That's what people call luck. That is what luck is all about.
MIT Wind Ensemble - Lincolnshire Posy [Recorded Dec. 9, 2011]
[Recorded Dec. 9, 2011]
The future of brand management
Professor Michael Beverland, head of the marketing group at the University of Bath School of Management examines how the marketers behind some of the world¿s most enduring brands are responding to a new environment.
The Sunflower and the rose
Beloved by artists as well as gardeners, flowers are everywhere in art. But are they just flowers or do they carry hidden meanings? Is there a deeper significance - spiritual, cultural or aesthetic - than we realise? Put on your deerstalker and prepare to exercise your little grey cells as we tour a virtual art gallery looking for the clues that artists have left for us between the petals of the rose and the sunflower, two of summer's most beautiful flowers.
Devices and Desires
Organic devices are revolutionising lighting and solar cells, Professor Alison Walker will describe how this change will impact our lives. Light emission from organic materials is not very common in everyday life. However, some living creatures, such as fireflies and many sea creatures, emit light with amazingly high efficiencies.
The Hidden Universe - Glen Patrick
Dr Glen Patrick of Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxford, talks about how its possible to probe the hidden universe and what particle physics can tell us about it's secrets.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun
In this video clip, learn about the excavation of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun. (2:22)
In this brief slide show lesson learn about Coordinate Conjunctions. A coordinate conjunction is a word used to connect words, phrases, and independent clauses. Like: and, but, or, for, yet, and so. (FANBOY-learning tactic) Examples are shown and Coordinate sentences. (01:39)
Cómo empezó la Primera Guerra Mundial - en español
La Primera Guerra Mundial comenzó el 28 de julio de 1914 y finalizó el 11 de noviembre de 1918 con la victoria de la Triple Entente. Las causas de esta guerra fueron: económicas, imperialismos, nacionalismos, alianzas y armamento. (4:00)
Cómo son las notas musicales - en español
El alfabeto musical consiste de siete notas y se representa en un pentagrama. Para saber donde está situada cada nota, primero hay que fijarse en la clave del pentagrama. (2:15)