UK shops bank on Chinese customers
As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, London department store Harrods has begun accepting China's domestic debit and credit UnionPay card.
Saved by Righteous Among the Nations Vartan Mkrtchyan
The survivor, Josef Tarashinski, and his wife Knarik Shakhbazyan tell about the circumstances of Josef's escape from the Drobitskiy Yar killing site, and about the meeting his future rescuer, Vartan Mkrtchyan, a 16-year-old Armenian, who lived in Kharkov with his mother and sister. Thanks to his efforts and the help of Vartan's extended family Josef Tarashinski lived to see the liberation in August 1943. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/righteous/stories/Mkrtchyan.as
1907-03-31: Mrs. Sage Is Leader On the City Tax Lists
This image is a newspaper clipping comparing Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage's property tax assessment to those of other wealthy New York residents.
1827, 1836, 1841: Documents Relating to the Business Affairs of Joseph Slocum
These images constitute a collection of documents which provide glimpses of the business dealings and reverses of Joseph Slocum, the father of Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage.,Joseph Slocum, Margaret Olivia Sage's father, was a clever inventor but commercial success eluded him all his life. Like many antebellum entrepreneurs his fortunes rose and fell with the volatile market conditions. Olivia was thirteen when, according to the Western State Journal reproduced here: "494 acres belonging to J Slocu
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
Wasmiddelen : Werkbladen Drie werkblaadjes waarin de soorten wasmiddelen worden aangebracht.
Drie werkblaadjes waarin de soorten wasmiddelen worden aangebracht.
Roads to modernity, 1789-1945
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn/Spring Semesters 2010/11. This module addresses the nature of ‘modernity’. It explores the ideas and historical experiences that transformed societies in Europe and around the world during a series of epic journeys from the distant past to the near present. In the autumn semester lectures and seminars provide a broad chronological survey of major events from 1789 to 1945. The focus is on key e
The Future of Sudanese Civil Society, North and South
Part 6 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 6 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium
Genocide, War Crimes and the Two Sudans: Can There Be Reconciliation?
Part 4 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 4 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium
Conflict, Corruption and Long-Term Challenges for Southern Sudan
Part 5 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 5 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium
11.309J Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry (MIT)
This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning, among other issues. The class website can be found here: Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry.
Hong Kong firework celebrations
A dazzling fireworks display in Hong Kong marks the second day of the Year of the Rabbit.
2010 Showcase Oral Argument
2010 Showcase Oral Argument
LabCollector LIMS - Building your own customized LabCollector Module
LabCollector can help you store, manage and share your lab information like samples, cells, plasmids, primers... This video shows how to create customized module in LabCollector to store any data. Visit www.LabCollector.com to see all LabCollector features. More than a database, it includes a storage manager, a stock/order manager tool, a barcode editor/tracker, bioinformatics tools and many more.
LabCollector LIMS - Manage samples storage
LabCollector can help you store, manage and share your lab information like samples, cells, plasmids, primers... This video shows how to store tubes in the LIMS. Visit www.LabCollector.com to see all LabCollector features. More than a database, it includes a storage manager, a stock/order manager tool, a barcode editor/tracker, bioinformatics tools and many more.
1.221J Transportation Systems (MIT)
Approaching transportation as a complex, large-scale, integrated, open system (CLIOS), this course strives to be an interdisciplinary systems subject in the "open" sense. It introduces qualitative modeling ideas and various techniques and philosophies of modeling complex transportation enterprises. It also introduces conceptual frameworks for qualitative analysis, such as frameworks for regional strategic planning, institutional change analysis, and new technology development and deployment. And
I have adapted this from an old Lyceum tutorial. I find my students enjoy discussing the concept of Heimat.
Video: Vanderbilt Orchestra: Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 4″
The Vanderbilt Orchestra, conducted by Robin Fountain, performed Symphony No. 4 by Felix Mendelssohn September 16, 2010, in Ingram Hall.
The Life of Shakespeare
This student made video talks about the life of William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, there is not very much information on the great poet. The complete works of Shakespeare are widely considered to be the greatest stories and text ever recorded in the history of the written word. Lets take a brief look into the man behind the plays and learn a little about this artistic genius. (3:22)