U.S. Day Ahead: Markets naively optimistic before Fed meeting
July 30 - With the Dow still clinging to the magic 13,000 mark, investors are being way too optimistic ahead of the Fed meeting, according to Reuters Breakingviews Agnes Crane.
O desenho anal?gico e o desenho digital: a representa??o do projeto arquitet?nico influenciado pelo
The use of specific computer softwares for architecture design have been analyzed and allowed researchers in this matter to consider a change in architectural creation method realizing new possibilities in the way they project. Based on our experience as architectural project teacher we can observe that more and more students project and present projects with their drawings produced by computer. This tools changing envolves other changings in the project manners as we can notice in some architec
Andy Weir: "The Martian" | Talks at Google
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he may be the first man to die there. You can find the book on Google Books: http://goo.gl/fKpFjU Andy Weir's brilliant debut novel The Martian ( is a gripping story of survival against all odds...set in space. Wise cracking astronaut Watney is a member of Ares 3, the third manned mission to Mars, scheduled for a two month assignment. After an epic dust storm threatens the crew's ascent they are
Speechmaking in Australian History
Allan Martin's two principal subjects as a historian, Sir Henry Parkes and Sir Robert Menzies, were both great orators. Among questions asked in this lecture (the Allan Martin Memorial Lecture for 2007) are the following: When can a speech be said to have affected history? What has become of that once popular institution the public meeting and that once popular form the sermon? What is the future for speechmaking in an age of speechwriters, doorstop interviews, sound grabs, power points and
ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: ON WILLIAM AND BEVERLY CORBETT || Woodberry Poetry Room
Forty-Four Years of Boston Literary Life Introduced by Daniel Bouchard and moderated by Fanny Howe, this conversation explores the poetic and artistic friendships of Bill and Beverly Corbett---as their lives intersected with Paul Auster, Basil Bunting, Robert Creeley, Elsa Dorfman, Philip Guston, Seamus and Marie Heaney, Fanny and Susan Howe, James Laughlin, Michael Palmer, James Schuyler, John Wieners and countless others, as well as such Cambridge/Boston gathering-places as the Grolier Poetry
"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,
Daylight Saving Time
Video describes the history of Daylight Saving Time. The video discusses why daylight saving time happens and when it happens. Shows students how the time change helps conserve. natural resourcesThe animated cartoon and live action video has a quick pace. . (2:56)
4.125A Architecture Studio: Building in Landscapes (MIT)
This subject introduces skills needed to build within a landscape establishing continuities between the built and natural world. Students learn to build appropriately through analysis of landscape and climate for a chosen site, and to conceptualize design decisions through drawings and models. This class was taught concurrently with 4.125B. Some of the assignments are the same, some are different, and the sites for the final project are different. But since they were taught in tandem, it would
Biology of Sex and Gender
Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination.
UW Gymnastics Rewind: 03/11/2011
Highlights from the UW Women's Gymnastic Meet on 03/11/2011.
The Five-Paragraph Essay Format
This live action video outlines the basic organization of a standard five-paragraph essay. The teacher stands at the white board and lectures. It emphasizes the significance of a including a strong thesis statement in the essay’s introduction. Topics to be addressed are in the body of the essay. Finally, the importance of writing a memorable conclusion is stressed. (3:13)
Representation and re-Presentation: Emerging Digital Conventions of Architectural Communication
This paper examines the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of digital architectural representation. Emerging digital tools, processes, and methods are sponsoring new conventions for the communication of architectural ideas and motives. New conventions yielded through digital media offer fresh and currently uncodified ways to communicate. These new conventions attempt to communicate the same ideas as the old, sometimes subverting the imperative for drawing as the representation does not ref
UVIC 2013: Endowment Panel moderated by Larry Kochard
Larry Kochard discusses the status of the Endowment Model, Inefficiencies in markets, partnering, valuation, diversification, public equities and long term focus with Ellen Shuman, Don Lindsey and Scott Malpass.
2006.09.26-From Maya to MEChistA: An Enduring Spirit of Inquiry and Activism
This presentation entails a historical overview of indigenous tribal communities in pre-conquest Meso-America, tracing the roots of contemporary issues within the Latino/a community in the southwestern U.S. back to the clash of indigenous tribes and ...
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Math Shorts Episode 15 - Applying the Pythagorean Theorem
Learn how using the Pythagorean theorem can help people solve real-world problems involving distances in this Math Shorts video. This video was made for the PBS LearningMedia library, thanks to a generous grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It was produced in collaboration with Utah Education Network.
Common Core State Standards:
CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.B.8 (Grade 8):
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in a coordinate syst
He was once the Vice President of Communications for one of the biggest health insurance companies in the nation. Now, Wendell Potter is blowing the whistle on his former industry. In his new book, "Deadly Spin," Potter explains how he believes giant health insurance companies flout regulations designed to protect consumers, make promises they have no intention of keeping, and spend millions on public relations campaigns to spread disinformation and skew the public debate about health care refor
Hard drive in action
This video illustrates how a hard drive works by showing it in action. The narrator also describes what the hard drive is doing. (2:20)
Ligaments are flexible bands of fibrous tissue that connect the bones and bind the joints together. They connect bones to bones and they sometimes act as guides for tendons.
Change Test Student Password
This tutorial will show you how to change your test student password.