Research for a World in Transition
This presentation provides an overview of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis' (IIASA) accomplishments and its new strategy, focussing on policy relevant research on three global problem areas: food and water; energy and climate change; and poverty and equity. Detlof von Winterfeldt is director of IIASA and centennial professor of operational research at LSE.
NYSE, Deutsche Boerse merger talks
Top U.S. stock exchange NYSE Euronext and Germany's Deutsche Boerse confirmed they are in advanced merger talks, hours after the London Stock Exchange said it's buying TMX, operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Security risk greatest since 9/11
Homeland Security Secretary tells congress the extremist threat to the U.S. is at its"most "heightened state" since 9/11. Deborah Gembara reports.
Awaiting Spring in Afghanistan
Coalition forces in Afghanistan prepare for spring and the surge in militant violence it usually brings. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Lindsay Lohan charged with grand theft
Troubled star Lindsay Lohan pled "not guilty" to the felony charge of grand theft. Deborah Gembara reports.
IPhone confession app
New iPhone app lets users confess while on the go.
Search for twins continue
Witnesses say missing Swiss twins might have been seen on island of Corsica.
Rio eyes acquisitions, profits
Rio Tinto extended a $3.9 billion bid for coal-miner Riversdale Mining, ahead of results expected to show booming sales.
Faculty of Law: Democracy in Decline
Professor Jim Allan, TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, argues that in five of the world’s oldest democracies, the long-established Anglosphere countries of Canada, New Zealand, the UK, the US and Australia, the past few decades have seen a decline in the extent to which democratic decision-making prevails. He outlines the causes of that decline in democracy and then notes the ways that decline is masked and obfuscated. 16 May 2014
Transportation Behavior and Policy - Lecture 3
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Autumn colour N072054 KENWOOD HOUSE, London. General view of the park with autumn colour.
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. General view of the park with autumn colour.
A Renegade History of the United States Adm. Mike Mullen, CJCS, addresses USAWC Dissecting the components of animal behaviour as a window into the human mind The Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire 3x3 Rubik's Cubes: Solve the Upper Cross Holy Cow Under Antarctic Ice
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Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, the 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, , spoke to an Army War College audience as part of the Commandants Lecture Series, which this year is focused on officership and the profession. The tremendous sacrifice of servicemembers and their families, the changing and challenging nature of warfare and the ability to attract and retain quality military and civilian leadership were all topics discussed by the military's top officer during a talk in Bliss Hall Feb. 10.
Yogita Chudasama discusses how neuroscientists have been able to successfully exploit a conceptual framework, derived from research in human experimental psychology, which decomposes cognition into its basic building blocks.
The rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, starting with Constantine
becoming the emperor of Rome and ending with the creation of the Nicene Creed, is examined in this video clip from Banned in the Bible is the essence of this well done four minute video. Lots of good food for thought in this short video and insights into the history of Christianity.
This is a five minute video that slowly goes through the process by which a rubric cube user can solve certain problems.
About 8,000 years ago, the relationship between cows and man began with the revolutionary advent of domestication in Mesopotamia, the Indus River Valley, and Africa. Discover how cows have altered human life, human biology, and the geography of the world. (51:47)
Antarctica. On the surface, it's the bleakest of lands, with ferocious winds, flightless birds, and enough ice to flood half the planet's population if it were to melt. But below that frozen mass, a fantastic environment of indescribable beauty teems with life. NATURE takes viewers into the world that is Under Antarctic Ice. (51:32)
Adm. Mike Mullen, CJCS, addresses USAWC
Dissecting the components of animal behaviour as a window into the human mind
The Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire
3x3 Rubik's Cubes: Solve the Upper Cross
Under Antarctic Ice