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.
Benchmarks, canal's and Pillboxes
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A Renegade History of the United States Northeastern International Ice Carving Competition envision SFU MSU State of the University 2011: Economy & Finances 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 The Joy of Pigs Echos from the Ice The week ahead: February 10th 2011 The "internet kill switch" debate
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The 16th annual Ice Carving Competition featured teams of talented students and staff who showcased their dexterity and creativity as they sculpted their way into a frozen frenzy of culture. The event was presented by Northeastern University's International Student & Scholar Institute.
President Andrew Petter explains SFU's new strategic visioning project. http://www.envision.sfu.ca
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon delivered her annual State of the University address Tuesday, February 8, as a series of four online videos, focused on budget and finance; students; university engagement; and research and graduate studies.
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)
There are little pink pigs, ferocious hairy tuskers, and all manner of pigs in-between. There are pigs in steamy rainforests, dry savannas, and snowy woodlands. From humble beginnings in the jungles of Asia, pigs have become one of the most successful mammals on earth. This film from PBS travels the globe to celebrate their fascinating lives. (50:50)
The two-hundred-foot walls of ice in Glacier Bay overwhelm the senses, but they also surround the most beautiful sights Alaska has to offer -- the Northern Lights, roaming grizzly bears, and humpback whales. The glacier itself is also creating new life -- it has retreated some 70 miles up the bay, wiping the ecological slate clean, allowing new plants and animals to start again from scratch. (52:22)
Protests are expected in Iran, Algeria and Italy, Barack Obama presents his budget to Congress and North Korea throws a birthday party
Knocking over entire web systems
Northeastern International Ice Carving Competition
MSU State of the University 2011: Economy & Finances
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
The Joy of Pigs
Echos from the Ice
The week ahead: February 10th 2011
The "internet kill switch" debate