Lecture 8: An Early Structural Engineering Problem: the Oxford Connection
Professor Guy Houlsby on "An Early Structural Engineering Problem: the Oxford Connection". The lecture followed the history of a structure often known as a "Serlio Frame" from its earliest mention (around 1270) to modern times. The structure is an intriguing "reciprocal frame" that is able to span a space with beams that are all shorter than the span required. The rare examples of construction of the frame were discussed (including one in Oxford).
Has Mish Deflated the "Inflationistas"? Over the last two years, I have gotten perhaps dozens of requests to "deal with" the deflationist approach of Mike "Mish" Shedlock. On his popular financial blog, Mish has been repeatedly patting himself on the back for correctly calling all the major trends in contrast to those economists (like Author(s):
Over the last two years, I have gotten perhaps dozens of requests to "deal with" the deflationist approach of Mike "Mish" Shedlock. On his popular financial blog, Mish has been repeatedly patting himself on the back for correctly calling all the major trends in contrast to those economists (like Author(s):
Science In Focus: Energy
Interview with Dr. Sallie Baliunas about forms of energy including springs and magnets.,Dr. Sallie Baliunas explains the energy transfers that occur when she pushes down on a spring and then releases it. She explains that she adds potential energy to the spring when she pushes it down, energy that is bound up in the coils. When she releases the spring, the potential energy becomes energy of motion. Some potential energy is used to move air molecules, producing sound, and some is lost to heat
Mormon Temple and Eternal Family - 3 of 5
In this video, Between Heaven and Earth, religious scholars of various faiths discuss the importance of temple worship from the time of Adam and Eve to modern man and provide a broad insight in the concept and need for temples. This clips talks about how temples make it possible to be with our family for eternity.
Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine
Black Swamp - Exploring Arkansas (AETN)
Arkansas Educational TV publication. In this video the narrator goes to the Rex Hancock/Black Swamp Wildlie Managment Area south of Augusta. Rex Hancock helped to preseve these wetlands and that is why it is named after him. This is a very unusal and unique trip down the swamp. Video is good quality and has information for students studying this area of the United States.
The sixth Warwick Symposium on Parish Research, held in the humanities research centre on May 17, 2008, drew together scholars from the UK, Europe and North America to consider religious devotion in late medieval and early modern parishes. Here the organisers, speakers and postgraduates talk about the symposium and different approaches to the theme of parish pieties.
Greene King The Investor Relations microsite contains a history of the company, financial reports dating back to 2000 and results
This is the corporate website of Greene King, a Suffolk company which has been brewing beer and operating pubs for over 200 years. Its website has information about its products, which include Old Speckled Hen, and the brewing process, as well as details about its chain of pubs and hotels, visitor centre, news and financial information, with links to its various microsites.
The Investor Relations microsite contains a history of the company, financial reports dating back to 2000 and results
Counting to Five Green Grow the Rushes Song - Sesame Street
In this animated version of "Green Grow the Rushes", the turtle and chorus sing forward and backward through 5. Different pond animals such as frogs and dragonflies illustrate the various numbers.
RuNet Echo is a special project of Global Voices (which is funded by the Open Society Institute). It was created to investigate and analysis the growing role of the Internet in Russia and in the Russian-language worldwide community. It regularly monitors Russian language Internet sites, blogs and forums and publishes its comments and reports on their content, usage and surveillance and freedom. Topics covered include Russian bloggers, the use of the Internet in Russian politics (during Russian e
Gredos : repositorio institucional de la Universidad de Salamanca
The institutional repository of the University of Salamanca is an online collection of resources divided in four sections: digital library; research archive; didactic materials; and institutional and administrative documents. The digital library offers electronic versions of historical books; manuscripts; and periodicals physically held at the university. Documents were produced during the medieval and modern periods; and they are in Latin or Spanish. Also for researchers, there is a repository
Fedflix: free film from US government
FedFlix is a collaboration between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.Org. It provides free access via the Internet to films from branches of the American government. These include public information films, historic film clips and footage from the National Archives; Department of War; Chicago Police Department; Mine Safety and Health Administration; United States Forest Service and Federal Civil Defense Administration among many other departments. The full range of Am
Mormon History: LDS (Mormon) Prophet John Taylor 1/2
John Taylor (1808 - 1887) was the third Prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During his presidency, he was known for helping the Saints deal with the persecutions of jail, fines, and being denied the vote because of their beliefs.
Survey of London Monograph 1 - Trinity Hospital, Mile End
The architectural history of the Trinity Hospital, or College, built in 1695 by the Trinity Corporation.
A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 3
This part volume covers the medieval religious houses of Staffordshire, including Lichfield cathedral.
2007.10.17 - XMission (Video)
This presentation covers a history of XMission, its services, focus, philosophy, Mac support, internal use of Mac's, wireless hotspots, and iPhone support.
Cause, Symptoms & Treatments of Sickle Cell Anemia
Cause, Symptoms and Treatments of Sickle Cell Anemia. Part of the series. Sickle cell anemia is caused by a distortion of a child's gene, and its symptoms usually include pain, swelling and seizures. This video reivews this information with some graphics. Especially good for viewing in schools that have a population where it has a high rate of occurance.
Iowa State Flag and Song
The flag of Iowa is shown flying against a blue sky. The flag has three vertical strips, blue, white and red the Iowa flag resembles the flag of France. On the white stripe is a bald eagle carrying a blue streamer in its beak. The state motto "Our Liberties We Prize, and Our Rights We will Maintain" is written on the streamer. The name of the state is emblazoned in red letters. Flag adopted 1921.Listen to the Iowa state song, “Song of Iowa” wo
Hance Chapel Ribbon Cutting
The Kent Hance Chapel at Texas Tech University held a ribbon cutting June 6, 2012.
Perspective: The 'London Whale'
As headlines of apparent risk management failure or weak oversight inside one of Wall Street’s largest institutions abound, we argue that the story of a loss of 0.25 percent of the bank’s assets is getting too much face-time from regulators and the press.