Money talks: November 22nd 2010
Turning the tables
The planet's population is hurtling towards 7 billion. But its growth will start to slow
Felix Auerbach Collection 1876-1994
The bulk of this collection consists of sixteen volumes of diaries, 1876-1891, written in Gabelsberger shorthand, dealing with personal, political, and scientific topics. Also included are correspondence and a few personal and family memorabilia as well as some correspondence.,Mrs. Bruno Kisch, 1971.,Elizabeth M. Lunau, 1994,Barbara Happe, 1998,The bulk of this collection consists of sixteen volumes of diaries, 1876-1891, written in Gabelsberger shorthand, dealing with personal, political, and s
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
Sesame Street: How Does Santa Get In?
Grover and his friends talk about how Santa gets into the house to bring presents.
Ananya Vajpeyi: Anna Hazare, Gandhi, and the Historical Moment
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/anna-hazare-gandhian-today-ralegan-siddhi-india How much of a "Gandhian" is Anna Hazare, the unlikely leader of the anti-corruption movement that has roiled Indian politics in 2011? Is there a place for Mohandas Gandhi in modern India? Those are among the questions addressed in this interview with Ananya Vajpeyi, at her home in New Delhi. Vaipeyi teaches South Asian history at the University of Massachusetts in Boston and is currently a fellow at
"India: The Emerging Giant" (video)
A talk by Arvind Panagariya. Arvind Panagariya discusses his new book, "India: The Emerging Giant", a history of the economic development of India since independence and the "definitive book on the Indian economy" according to Newsweek editor Fareed Zakaria. Panagariya is Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy, International and Publ
The Manuscripts of Shrewsbury and Coventry Corporations [etc] - Fourth report, Appendix: Part X
Includes substantial descriptions of the muniments of the corporations of Shrewsbury and Coventry, plus several private collections, including that of the Earl of Radnor. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
Frankie Quimby of Sapelo Island
This video segment from Egg: The Arts Show presents a glimpse of the last island-based Gullah/Geechee community located on Sapelo Island. The original Gullah/Geechee were slaves. When slavery was abolished, the lands on the island were abandoned to the slaves. Frankie Quimby of the Georgia Sea Island Singers speaks of her pride for the island community and the importance of preserving the Gullah/Geechee culture. She also tells how the songs of the slaves also served as escape songs. For more abo
Nth Roots and Operations on Radicals - Yay Math
The video reviews square roots, cube roots, and fourth roots of numbers and variables. Then goes into some main properties of radical expressions, including removing radicals from the denominator. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=711499923819897326&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=enProduced by Robert Ahdoo
Importing photos into the Organizer
Video tutorial describing the process to import media into Elements Organizer.
Introduction To Ratios
In this clip learn about Ratios. Ratios compares one thing happening to another. An example is shown using a seven day weather forecast to find the ratio.
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)
The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) aims to encourage education, training, and research in laboratory animal medicine; to establish standards of training and experience for veterinarians professionally involved with the care and health of laboratory animals; and to recognize qualified persons in laboratory animal medicine by certification examination and other means. The ACLAM website provides information on education and training activities, access to key publications
Crohns Disease Module 8: Going to School
Learn what to do if youre not feeling well or wondering whether or not to tell classmates why you may be missing class. This module will address the following questions: How do we make a school aware of the illness? Who do we work with to make an accommodation plan?