21F.035 Topics in Culture and Globalization (MIT)
The concept of globalization fosters the understanding of the interconnectedness of cultures and societies geographically wide apart; America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Subject scans existing debates over globalization around the world. This course explores how globalization impacts everyday life in the First and Third World; how globalization leads to a common cosmopolitan culture; the emergence of a global youth culture; and religious, social, and political movements that challenge globalizati
2.8.1 Adipose tissue In this course, there have been several references to adipose tissue. You probably have a sense of a rather inert (and, perhaps, hard to shift!) tissue acting as a long-term energy store, but this is only a small part of the story. Adipose tissue consists of individual fat cells (adipocytes (Figure 12)) toge
In this course, there have been several references to adipose tissue. You probably have a sense of a rather inert (and, perhaps, hard to shift!) tissue acting as a long-term energy store, but this is only a small part of the story.
Adipose tissue consists of individual fat cells (adipocytes (Figure 12)) toge
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
Season 2 – Lesson 30 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this lesson: In lesson 30 of Coffee Break Spanish we’re dealing with one of the trickiest things to do in a foreign language: make telephone calls. When you can’t see the person to whom you are speaking, it makes things that bit more difficult! In this episode you’ll learn the standard phrases […]
Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
Sniffing the Air of Alien Earths | CfA
Are we alone in the universe? We've found hundreds of planets orbiting distant stars, including several dozen in their star's habitable zone. But do any of them host life? To find out, we'll need to look for telltale molecules like oxygen or methane. The next generation of telescopes may answer this question when they take their first "sniffs" of alien air. Speaker: Dr. Sarah Rugheimer
Seoul 1988: The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
The CIA's 2013 Worlds of Flavor Conference: Nathan Myhrvold and Tim Ryan
Learn more at http://www.worldsofflavor.com/ Watch Nathan Myhrvold give his keynote speech at The Culinary Institute of America's 2013 Worlds of Flavor Conference: Kitchens Connected, "Modernist Cuisine: New Frontiers at the Intersection of Art, Science, and Business"
Gaining Influence in a Crisis
Complex crises need less “managed” communication approaches.
President Patrick Deane speaks to Marauders the night before Vanier Cup
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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Blast in Mogadishu kills six, scores injured
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe DISREGARD SECOND VERSION - Somali police say al Shabaab militants were behind a remote-controlled bomb blast that killed at least six people and wounded 25 others in the capital, Mogadishu. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around
Valparaiso University's 2014 Dance Marathon raises over $24,000 for the Ann and Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital. Special thanks to all those who made this worth while event possible.
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Rituals of Inversion and Subversion in the Inclusion of Qualitative Research in WHO Guidelines
Evidence-based medicine (EBM)—and its hallmark method, meta-analysis—have enjoyed rapidly increasing visibility and legitimacy since the early 1990s. The many assumptions of EBM—that valid, universal knowledge can be produced, that knowledge ...
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MISERERE sung by Andrea Bocelli and Zucchero Fornaciari
Italian singing sensation Andrea Bocelli and Italian rock singer Zucchero Fornaciari sing "Miserere," which Zucchero co-wrote with U2's Bono.
Scenes from a war with no end in sight
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Amateur video purports to show wounded children in a field hospital and victims' bodies wrapped in blankets in the Syrian city of Aleppo following a bomb attack. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topi
Brain Evolution And Information Explosion – Sanjoy Sanyal
This information explosion has got me thinking. When we want a particular piece of information, we have to search for hours. When we do not want something, we are flooded with millions of them. So I decided to show a link between the human brain and the current information explosion, that has led the information overload. This Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience in the Caribbean Part of this PPTX is based on the work of Professor Rudolph Hanka of University of
Uplifting Athletes - LiveB1G
Uplifting Athletes is a successful national organization run by current college football student-athletes and focused on raising money and awareness to fight rare diseases, but it all started on the campus of Penn State University with an event called Lift for Life back in 2003. Though it began as a means to support a single teammates’ father, Lift for Life has raised close to $1 million since its inception and is now the largest annual donor to the Kidney Cancer Association.
Rocket launched from Lebanon into northern Israel
Israel's military says a single rocket was launched from Lebanon and landed in the northern part of the country, far out of range of most rockets launched from Gaza. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financia