The Economics of US Healthcare According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), national health expenditures were $2.5 trillion in 2009, or $8,086 per person. The usual critique of US healthcare discusses how the money is spent and argues that it could be better spent in other ways. I will not discuss how the money is spent, because value is subjective. Instead, I will show that the Unite
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), national health expenditures were $2.5 trillion in 2009, or $8,086 per person. The usual critique of US healthcare discusses how the money is spent and argues that it could be better spent in other ways.
I will not discuss how the money is spent, because value is subjective. Instead, I will show that the Unite
Not enough shovel money
Amazing Things with Liquid Crystals II
This is one of the Boulder Summer School 2011 lecture videos. The lecturer is Professor Peter Palffy-Muhoray from the Kent State University. You can find the lecture notes on the BSS2011 website under the link of "Lecture Notes": http://boulder.research.yale.edu/Boulder-2011/index.html
Edward L. Ayers' Keynote Address at Manassas
Edward L. Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, was the keynote speaker at the commemorative events marking the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run/Manassas. Footage provided by C-SPAN.
Sickness Unto Death II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish with the World's Premier Culinary College
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2011/08/relish-summer-all-winter-long.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school instructor Dwayne LiPuma demonstrates how to prepare Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish. For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
A Walk around Medieval Dublin
Comprehensive details for conducting a history field trip around medieval Dublin, plus ideas for projects that can subsequently be conducted.
[Suresh 180] Where nest the golden birds in each branch
[Suresh 180] Where nest the golden birds in each branch जहाँ डाल डाल पर सोने की चिड़ियाँ करती हैं बसेरा (Jahan daal daa par sonay kee chidiyan kartee hain basera...
WatchKnowLearn Embarks on a Bus Tour
Dr. Joe Thomas and the WatchKnowLearn tour bus made a stop in Petal, MS to meet with the school superintendent and spread the word about his year-long bus tour. This news clip is from WDAM, Channel 7. (01:30)
An Accelerated View of Functional Dynamics in Bio-Molecular Systems
Phineus Markwick gives a talk at the RPP08 conference long time-scale MD simulations of protein dynamics. He discusses experiments using dipolar coupling to probe the protein dynamics. From these he shows how to build a simulation.
Portail enfant Stéphyprod: Een schatkist voor de Franse les Hier vind je een groot aanbod aan Franse liedjes met muziek, tekst en filmpjes. Eenvoudige leesboeken worden er voorgelezen. Er zijn spelletjes en kleurplaten rond dezelfde thema's.
Hier vind je een groot aanbod aan Franse liedjes met muziek, tekst en filmpjes. Eenvoudige leesboeken worden er voorgelezen. Er zijn spelletjes en kleurplaten rond dezelfde thema's.
Fed likely to avoid bond intervention: NABE board member
Aug. 22 - Chad Moutray, NABE board member and chief economist with National Association of Manufacturers, doubts the Fed will launch more quantitative easing to support to ailing U.S. economy.
Muscles, Oh My!
Students are introduced to the field of biomechanics and how the muscular system produces human movement. They learn the importance of the muscular system in our daily lives, why it is important to be able to repair muscular system injuries and how engineering can help.
The Protection Connection
Learn to protect yourself online with privacy settings and good online practices is the message of this one minute video. The video moves rapidly so a review of the material would add depth to this brief lesson.
Kepler's Three Laws
The wandering mathematician. Kepler's three laws described the motion of heavenly bodies with unprecedented accuracy. However, the planets still moved in paths traced by the ancient Greek mathematicians -- the conic section called an ellipse.
Manga character museum opens in Japan
Aug. 23 - Japan dedicates a museum to children's cartoon character Doraemon. Tara Cleary reports.
Study Habits: Six Important Tips
Six important things that students should do to improve their school performance. This three minute video reviews the most important elements that a students need to do each day and is an excellent video to show at the beginning of the school year.
Students explore the biosphere's environments and ecosystems, learning along the way about the plants, animals, resources and natural cycles of our planet. Over the course of lessons 2-6, students use their growing understanding of various environments and the engineering design process to design and create their own model biodome ecosystems - exploring energy and nutrient flows, basic needs of plants and animals, and decomposers. Students learn about food chains and food webs. They are introduc
Polio Surveillance in India
For ten years, Namdev Koktare puts on his white gown in the morning, heads to three slums in India's megacity Mumbai and collect sewage samples—all before the sun gets to high and too hot. These samples are then processed by an enterovirus laboratory to pinpoint polio-prone locations.