Authors@Google: Alex Ross
Alex Ross spoke to Googlers in Mountain View about his book Listen To This on October 15, 2010. About Listen To This: "Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller,The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians. Listen to This, which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay in which Ross describes his late-blooming discovery of pop music, showcases the best of his wr
Mountain blast lays ground for massive telescope
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25765 The telescope that will live on the now-flat summit of Cerro Amazones in the Atacama Desert will be the largest of its kind in the world -- and a ghost
Are Diamonds Forever?
This professionally made video clip is from the Discovery Channel features diamonds - dealing with basic info on what they are, how they are formed and processed. Run time 03:39.
The Daily's Double Shot: 12/17/2010
This finals week episode features highlight clips from the fall 2010 season of shows. The shows included features on campus outreach programs, student activities (including a rousing game of zombie tag) and profiles of stand-out students who are proud to be Huskies.
MSUToday InStudio: Engineering (Part 3)
MSUToday host Jim Peck talks with College of Engineering Dean Satish Udpa about what Michigan State University engineering students, faculty and staff are doing to make a difference in the world, from picking up marine debris along the shoreline, monitoring water quality with robotic fish, and more.
Infrastructure development will be India’s next economic wave
Infrastructure development will drive India’s economic growth in the next decade. That’s according to Kamal Nath, the country’s Road Transport and Highways Minister.
How to Teach the Concept of Even Numbers to Kindergarteners
Teaching the concept of even numbers in mathematics to kindergartners can be done by having the class stand and breaking them off in pairs. Leave one person as the odd one out to further convey the concept.
Article :: The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Book: Exporting from Lightroom
In this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, Martin Evening shows you how to export single or multiple photos from Lightroom, as well as how to specify whether to incorporate a post-processing action and save export settings as custom presets, making it easy for you to create and use different export routines.
STAR WARS AND BLOOMS TAXONOMY REVISED
Here is Bloom's Revised Taxonomy as explained by Star Wars. A good way for students to learn about this and could be used as the start of a lesson of their own on displaying the various levels. Students would benefit from having a hand-out with the terms.
Learn How To Draw A Reindeer
This video quickly shows you how to draw a cartoon reindeer. It does not include sound and moves very rapidly. The drawing of this cartoon reindeer should not be challenging to most students if the video is stopped or replayed a few times. Run time 03:23.
Johns Hopkins - The model of a modern university
2010 end-of-year thank you video to supporters, friends, students, faculty and staff of the Johns Hopkins University.
South Africa: Soccer provides hope, and skills, for a better life
Although for many in the township, life circumstances seem bleak, soccer continues to teach valuable life skills and infuse a sense of hope within those most closely related to the game. This is not only a story about soccer and what it means to the youth of Parys, South Africa, but also of human endurance and the bond between mother and son. Mark Jeevaratnam was one of five grand prize winners in the Pulitzer Center/YouTube 2010 Project: Report contest. Learn more about the contest: http://pul
Answer: How do you keep motivated?
Both 2010 Nobel Laureates in Physics and 2010 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Ei-ichi Negishi, answer the question, "how do you keep motivated with your research?"