Harry Potter and the Light of Doom Part 2
The Skeleton's Revenge
Top Secret Mission
2012 ticketing strategies
This case study examines the approach adopted by LOCOG to allocating tickets for the 2012 Games
Aesop's Fables: The Sun and the Wind
A photo slide show presentation set to the narration of the Aesop's fable, "The Sun and the Wind." This story teaches the moral of "Persuasion is better than force," or in other words "Be gentle and kind and good things will find you." A few sound glitches. (2:16)
This song teaches recognition of each letter and sound in the alphabet. Letters and pictures (examples) are given for each. (02:29)
Letter Tales (Song)
This is a song about each letter and the sounds they make. Image on screen does not change. (06:12)
U.S. Morning Call: BoE cuts forecast; Standard Chartered gets ammo
Aug. 8 - The Bank of England slashes its growth outlook but gives no indication that it will push for further stimulus.
Las Memorias: Inspirational performances highlight WSU outreach project
Twenty high school students will take the stage in five Washington communities to share pieces of their life stories. The performances will be part of Washington State University's Las Memorias 2012 — a program that provides a fresh approach to helping youth build skills that will help them become more successful students. The skills include writing, public speaking, working in teams and setting priorities. The end goal is to provide at-risk students with the tools they need to graduate from
The Future of the Harvard Library
Imagining the Harvard Library through the eyes of students and faculty—a few ideas to start a conversation. This animation was produced by IdeaRocket in collaboration with a Harvard Library team.
What do college students with disabilities say faculty can do to meet their needs?
Interview with Maureen Angell, Special Education Department, about what faculty should know about meeting the needs of college students with learning disabilities
16.412J Cognitive Robotics (MIT)
Cognitive robotics addresses the emerging field of autonomous systems possessing artificial reasoning skills. Successfully-applied algorithms and autonomy models form the basis for study, and provide students an opportunity to design such a system as part of their class project. Theory and application are linked through discussion of real systems such as the Mars Exploration Rover.
Market Pulse: perfect ten for European stocks
Aug. 10 - Europe's Eurofirst 300 blue-chip index racks up its tenth straight weekly gain - the longest winning streak since 2005.
John Minns - Protecting the Amazonian rainforest of Ecuador
Dr John Minns discusses a world-first project led by ANU researchers looking at whether pristine rainforest can be preserved from oil extraction. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16421 To view an online version of the magazine: http://issuu.com/anureporter/docs/anu_reporter_spring12
Afghanistan panel discussion - John Blaxland, Paul Lushenko and Daniel Marston
It's the United States' longest-running war and has been called Australia's second Vietnam. Three military experts - John Blaxland, Paul Lushenko and Daniel Marston - offer their insights on the war in Afghanistan, why Australia joined in and what the future may hold for the war-torn state.This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16471 To view a
3XSQ: Hello, Moto; Goodbye, jobs
Aug 13 - Google's Motorola Mobility has told employees it plans to slash 20 percent of its workforce and shut down nearly a third of its offices worldwide.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
"Did They Get It Right?": Are so many superhero films good for us?
Superman returns, Batman begins and the Hulk ... he does whatever he wants. For the last two decades, Hollywood has offered a long list of of blockbusters to moviegoers eager to see superheroes on the big screen. Partly because of advances in special effects technology, movie producers are sitting on a goldmine of comics-based film scripts that likely will keep actors, directors and moviegoers busy for years to come. While profits and viewer accessibility are key reasons for this onslaught of mo