JFK50 A Career Born Out of the Inaugural — Robert Stavins
Robert Stavins, business and government professor at Harvard Kennedy School, says he owes his entire career path — from student to Peace Corps volunteer to environmental protector — to JFK's inaugural speech.
JFK50 A Friend to Latin America — Ricardo Hausmann
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Ricardo Hausmann talks about JFK's visit to Venezuela and his relationship to Latin America.
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What Is the Function of Flowers on Plants?
The function of flowers on plants is to act as the sexual organs and regenerate for another generation. Learn how flower buds spawn seeds and continue the life cycle of the plant in this video. (01:35)
A starfish in the intertidal zone
Starfish live under rocks to avoid drying out when exposed during low tide. They are covered with spines to defend against predators.
A scorpion typical of the Mojave desert
Scorpions are common in the desert and hunt other arthropods at night. They use their stinging tail to stun prey and also to protect themselves from predators. Scorpions glow under bright light in the dark.
A rotting log
The lichen is digesting the log and will eventually turn the log into nutrient-rich soil.
Cool It: global warming and getting our priorities straight
Current policy proposals on global warming tend to focus on early and strong greenhouse gas cuts, although these will be very expensive and help very little. Lomborg suggests that we should focus on long-term, smart strategies. Bjørn Lomborg is director of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre at Copenhagen Business School. Lomborg was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2004. He is the author of the bestselling The Skeptical Environmentalist (CUP, 2001) w
Walk, Run, Jump!
In this activity, students participate in a series of timed relay races using their skeletal muscles. The compare the movement of skeletal muscle and relate how engineers help astronauts exercise skeletal muscles in space.
Italian Reading Comprehension 1
Journalistic passage dealing with some contemporary issues (poor job prospects, difficulties in finding accommodation, etc.) with questions to test comprehension skills.
Suggestions for productive use of films in the classroom.
Suggestions for including songs into the study of Italian.
Keynes and the Crisis of Capitalism
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. His three-volume biography of the economist John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000) received numerous prizes, including the Lionel Gelber Prize for International Relations and the Council on Foreign Relations Prize for International Relations. He is the author of The World After Communism (1995) (American edition called The Road from Serfdom). He was made a life peer in 1991, and was elected Fellow of the Br
Building windmills not walls - Hungary's approach in the economic storm
Gordon Bajnai has been the Prime Minister of Hungary since 14 April 2009. Prior to this between 2008-2009 he was a Minister in the Ministry for National Development and Economy. Between 2007-2008 he was a Minister for the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Prior to this he was CEO of Wallis Rt., an investment company from 2000-2005.
The International economy, and the process of the citizen's revolution in Ecuador
Rafael Vicente Correa Delgado is the current President of the Republic of Ecuador after being re-elected for a second consecutive term in April 2009, he was first elected in late 2006. He served as Minister of Economy from April 2005- August 2005. President Correa Delgado has a Phd in Economics and a Masters in Economic Sciences both from the University of Illinois as well as a Master of Arts in Economía from the Catholic University of Lovaina the New in Belgium. From 1993 – April 2005 he wa
The week ahead: February 17th 2011
Uganda and Ireland prepare for elections, the space shuttle Discovery launches for the last time and cricket's World Cup begins in Dhaka
263 GG "I" and "Me" in Photo Captions
Should your photo captions read "Bob and me" or "Bob and I"? Get tips on how to write grammatically correct photo captions for Facebook and beyond.
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 28b-आ
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 [...]
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 17.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. MANAMA: In mehreren arabischen Ländern gehen die Proteste gegen die Staatsführung weiter. Im arabischen Königreich Bahrain wurden bei einem Polizeieinsatz gegen Demonstranten nach Agenturberichten mindestens drei Menschen getötet. Mehr als 20 Oppositionelle wurden nach Angaben von Ärzten zudem verletzt. Die