Total has 32 pct raise in profit
Europe's third largest oil major saw profits and sales up in 2010 on the back of global economic growth, but a fall in refinery output due to industrial action.
Northeastern International Ice Carving Competition
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
MSU State of the University 2011: Economy & Finances
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.
Adm. Mike Mullen, CJCS, addresses USAWC
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.
Dissecting the components of animal behaviour as a window into the human mind
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.
Countdown to MIX11: Get the Goods (including a free pass) in 10 Minutes Find out the deets on MIX this year by tuning in to the Countdown show with @anyware and @ritzy each week. The inaugural show gives an overview of the conference this year, but let’s fast forward to the good stuff: how do you get your hands on that complimentary ticket? Well, MIX is a mix of things and we know it’s so much more than just the best web conference in Vegas. Tweet a creative
Find out the deets on MIX this year by tuning in to the Countdown show with @anyware and @ritzy each week. The inaugural show gives an overview of the conference this year, but let’s fast forward to the good stuff: how do you get your hands on that complimentary ticket? Well, MIX is a mix of things and we know it’s so much more than just the best web conference in Vegas. Tweet a creative
The Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire
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.
3x3 Rubik's Cubes: Solve the Upper Cross
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)
Under Antarctic Ice
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)
The Joy of Pigs
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)
Echos from the Ice
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)
The week ahead: February 10th 2011
Protests are expected in Iran, Algeria and Italy, Barack Obama presents his budget to Congress and North Korea throws a birthday party
The "internet kill switch" debate
Knocking over entire web systems
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 26–अ
This is a continuation of the series covering the very basics of Hindi. At the bottom of this lesson are links to the previous lessons. If you are already studying [...]
Week #004 Review, Thursday 20 = venti (we've already learned this one, but I thought I'd throw it in again.) 30 = trenta 40 = quaranta 50 = cinquanta 60 = sessanta 70 = settanta 80 = ottanta 90 = novanta 100 = cento 21 = ventuno (drop the vowel before the uno) 22 = ventidue 23 = ventitre' 24 = ventiquattro 25 = venticinque 26 = ventisei 27 = ventisette 28 = ventotto (drop the vowel before the otto) 29
20 = venti (we've already learned this one, but I thought I'd throw it in again.)
30 = trenta
40 = quaranta
50 = cinquanta
60 = sessanta
70 = settanta
80 = ottanta
90 = novanta
100 = cento
21 = ventuno (drop the vowel before the uno)
22 = ventidue
23 = ventitre'
24 = ventiquattro
25 = venticinque
26 = ventisei
27 = ventisette
28 = ventotto (drop the vowel before the otto)
Kantan Kana #14: Katakana ア, イ, ウ, エ, オ
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Welcome to JapanesePod101.com’s Kantan Kana. Japanese has three writing systems: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. In this series of twenty-five lessons, you will learn both Hiragana and Katakana, collectively known as Kana. Over twenty-five lessons, we will teach you Japanese [...]
Tourism Series, Lesson 6: Shopping
In this lesson you will learn important vocabulary and phrases so you have a good time shopping in Brazil.
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Klartext idag handlar om att en speciell grupp har kommit fram till att barn som har blivit illa behandlade i barn-hem eller foster-hem ska få skadestånd och en ursäkt från regeringen. Och så berättar vi att det kan bli oväder i östra delen av Sverige ikväll och i natt.