Oliver Riding Cultivator
By 1911, the date of the catalog from which this image was taken, the Oliver Chilled Plow Works was manufacturing 800,000 plows each year. The company also experimented with the use of engines to move its plows.,St. Joseph County Journey
Gender: Trajectories in International Development
Gender: Trajectories in International Development.
Fire Safety As Easy As.....ABC"S
Seven Short films on a variety of fire safety subjects. This presentation is very easy for kids to follow along with and understand. Topics that are discussed are as follow:1. Fire Safety ABC's 2.Kitchen Fires, 3.Home Escape, 4.Get Low, 5.Smoke Alarms, 6.Space Heaters, 7.Drop&Roll
Describing body parts in Arabic
Describing body parts in Arabic
Football Highlights vs. South Dakota State 11/06/10
Video highlights from the Missouri State Football Bears vs. South Dakota State on November 06, 2010.
Claudia Dreifus, the co-author of a recently published book that singled out Ole Miss for its attributes, recently gave her assessment of higher education in America at a lecture at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics. Video by Erin Parsons.
The Meanings of Timbuktu
This volume authored by leading international scholars begin s to sketch the meaning of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa in particular and of the African continent in general The book covers four broad areas Part I provides an introduction to the region outlines what archaeology can tell us of its history examines the paper and various calligraphic styles used in the manuscripts and explains how ancient institutions of scholarship functioned Part II begins t
Global outlook: big spenders and penny-pinchers
In the US, extravagance is a normal way of life. In China, it is a sin. Such contrasting consumer psyche between the two economies needs to be evened out before a sustained recovery of the post-bubble global economy can be achieved in the longer run, says Stephen Roach, chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia.
Total Twitter Tutorial
Sue of the Sue and Steve Show helps you get up and running on twitter. It can be daunting in the beginning and Sue simplifies the process of setting up a twitter account. Once you have signed up you can go to search.twitter.com to find people to follow.
Innovating at the top
With the global economic slowdown, the need for innovation is even greater today. If you're looking to maintain your market share, and perhaps post growth despite the recessionary environment, innovation is key.
A new perspective for the age of networks
The rise of international networks and globalisation have created a dilemma for business: companies need global networks to access resources and markets to be competitive, but the networks themselves present great risks.
Sound long-term strategy is key, particularly in a crisis
With the current global economic downturn and dire predictions of a re-run of the Great Depression of the 1930s, the forecast is all doom and gloom.
But Professor Michael Porter of Harvard University, a leading authority on competitive strategy, begs to differ. He believes this time of great economic upheaval to be the tipping point for companies – if only they know how to harness the right strategies.
Microfinance comes of age
"Microfinance is banking, and banking is our core competence, so it makes sense for us to be active in this area,” says Arthur Vayloyan, Head of Investment Services and Products, Private Banking, at Credit Suisse in Zurich.
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Bibliothèque du film (BIFI)
This is the website of the Bibliotheque du Film (BIFI), based in Paris, which is the equivalent of the BFI Library in London. In 2005 it moved to a new site at rue de Bercy and contains the screening rooms of the Cinematheque Francaise and an exhibition space. The nearest metro is Bercy, southeast Paris.The BIFI contains books, periodicals, and a VHS/DVD collection. There is also a stills collection. The special collections section (Espace chercheurs) is only open in the afternoon, and booking n
How email works
How private is email? Where does it go? These questions and others explained in this video.
"Environmental Disaster in the Marshes of Southern Iraq"
Josh Ellis has an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies/Public Policy, University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies,
Civil Engineering in Developing Countries
Based on working on exercises on project decision making and planning, the specific context of working abroad in general and in developing countries in particular is illustrated, with regard to socio-cultural aspects, planning and financing of projects, roles of (consulting) engineers and contractors, local materials, techniques and knowledge and environmental issues. Study Goals: define projects in several phases of the project cycle (feasibility, identification, design and construction, evalua
November 2010 Monthly Update
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Jeremy Siegel: We Can Look for More Gains in the Stock Market
All eyes and ears were on the two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee (FOMC) that ended on March 21. While most observers did not expect interest rates to change, the markets were keen to know what language the Fed would use about inflation in its statement on economic and monetary policy. The U.S. economy has seen mixed signals lately, and concerns about recession have been replaced by worries about "stagflation" -- or stagnation combined with inflation. Is stagflation re