News #77 - What happens when giants collide!?
Here’s a big question for you. What happens when the world’s most respected publisher meets the world’s biggest language learning app maker? HarperCollins has over 175 years in publishing experience and provides the most definitive English language dictionary. With their help, we’ve taken their timeless work over to the Mac. The result is the best [...]
Martin Sorrell GLS 2010 interview
Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Arming for Revolution
Archaeology at Anderson's Forge unearths the story of a city preparing for war. Staff Archaeologist Andy Edwards talks about the dig.
The Will of the People
What did the founders really intend for our democracy? Political Science Professor Quentin Kidd talks about how the government was built and how Americans have adapted it.
Leadership in crisis – where are the heroes?
In a globalised world dominated by financial woes, where are the leaders who will be our salvation? Three INSEAD professors give their views on the problems these leaders face and why they may be failing.
Levers that Lift
This lesson introduces students to three of the six simple machines used by many engineers: the lever, the pulley, and the wheel-and-axle. In general, engineers use the lever to magnify the force applied to an object, the pulley to lift heavy loads over a vertical path, and the wheel-and-axle to magnify the torque applied to an object. The mechanical advantage of these machines helps determine their ability to make work easier or make work faster.
Williamsburg's blacksmith transforms crude metal into elegant, functional tools. Master Blacksmith Ken Schwarz details the trade.
Genetic Neurobiology, Fall 2002
Deals with the specific functions of neurons, the interactions of neurons in development, and the organization of neuronal ensembles to produce behavior, by functional analysis of mutations and molecular analysis of their genes. Concentrates on work with nematodes, fruit flies, mice, and humans.
Biology: Biomes: The Coniferous Forest
This K12 curriculum online biology video will help students to study and examine the distribution of the northern coniferous forest. (2:02)
Introduction to Symbolic Computation for Engineers
Symbolic computation provides algorithmic tools and methods that, in one hand are useful to support the learning and understanding of Mathematics and, on the other, contribute to the resolution of computational aspects arising in engineering. Although an important part is theoretical, the character of the course will be highly practical. This philosophy will be carried out by means of computer lab classes where the teaching of the symbolic concepts will be combined with the use of the symbolic
Otis Artist Book Collection: Cheri Gaulke & Sue Maberry "Marriage Matters"
Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books is a group exhibition featuring approximately 120 works from OTIS Millard Sheets Library's Special Collection of 2,100 artists books dating from the 1960s to the present. The Otis Artists' Book Collection is one of the largest in Southern California. It houses a wide range of works representing every genre of artists' books. Exhibition: January 25 -- March 30, 2014 http://www.otis.edu/ben-maltz-gallery
The History of the Black Death
This two minute student production is an overview of this event, but it does not offer enough depth to show its true impact. No maps are provided.
National Geographic Live! - Living with Urban Lions
Emerging Explorer Paula Kahumbu works tirelessly to preserve threatened wildlife and habitats by bringing conservation stories out of the shadows and into the minds of people who want to help. (15:43)
Diana and Debbie
Amateur video purportedly shows shell-damaged homes in Homs
Sept. 30 - Amateur video footage uploaded on a social media website purports to show tanks entering Homs and damage to houses after an attack by Syrian army tanks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
MA Design 1 ADM Module Handbook
MA Design 1 ADM Module Handbook
"Keeping the Night Watch" by Hope Anita Smith: ALA Book Talk
Watch this video to hear Cindy Dobrez, a middle school librarian, talk about Keeping the Night Watch, a book of poetry for children by Hope Anita Smith. This a story of building a family back as a wayward dad returns home. This is a great resource to entice and encourage middle school readers. (1:58)
Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone Speaks at Notre Dame
The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone gave a lecture titled "Faith, Tolerance, and Progress" in the Decio Mainstage Theatre of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on September 27, 2011. President Koroma was introduced by University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.. The address was followed by a question and answer session, moderated by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Catherine Bolten.
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Gengo Spanish #14 - A Busy Latin American Day is on the Cards
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your schedule is jam-packed for your trip to the Spanish-speaking country where you do business, and you cannot add one more thing! Or so you thought… When you land at the airport, your voicemail is full of people requesting in Spanish to see you, and your assistant has sent you a [...]