Model village in China aims higher
China's Huaxi village wants to lose model village tag and be a city, makes big bet on tourism and services sector growth.
Coupling Pedagogical Scenarios and Location-based Services for Learning
This article presents the experiments about pedagogical scenario driven mobile activities
Robot masters archery
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/12/robotic-robin-hood-archery-for-automatons.html Watch software help a robot hit a target.
2010 Nobel Laureates Documentary Trailer
• Nobel Laureates 2010 is a 56 minute documentary that explores the lives and careers of this year's Nobel Laureates who have been awarded the highest honour in their respective fields. From Japan to Peru, Spain, America and the Philippines, the film takes us all over the world, interviewing extraordinary people as diverse as the Peruvian Literature Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and one of the youngest Physics Laureates, 36 year old Russian born Konstantin Novoselov. Filmed on location in their
Bulldog skincare looks good for xmas
A British firm called Bulldog which makes natural skincare products for men is proving a hit with consumers as the growing demand for male grooming products means many more of us will be buying them for christmas this year.
The space shuttle's successor?
Privately owned SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket into orbit -- in a test flight that NASA hopes will eventually lead to cargo runs to the International Space Station. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Wall St. haunted by deficit worry
Summary of business headlines: U.S. borrowing costs surge on Washington deficit fears; Youku.com, E-Commerce China Dangdang keep chinese IPOs in demand; Monthly sales at McDonald's disappoint.
Discussing the euro zone crisis
The euro zone 16 nation bloc is in its second phase of crisis say both analysts and players who are looking for solutions to protect the euro
The net value of Russia's Mail.ru
Shares in Russia's Mail.ru have jumped more than 50 percent from their initial listing price on the London stock exchange, which was already at the top end of its range.
Euros top Estonia's xmas list
As Estonia prepares to enter the euro zone on January 1, some wonder what the effects will be on prices in the new year.
Europe welcomes German imports surge
Germany's trade surplus narrowed slightly in October on an unexpected fall in exports while demand for foreign goods was robust giving hope to the rest of Europe.
China steps up Nobel crackdown
Empty chair expected to symbolise absence of anyone to collect the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo for jailed Chinese winner Liu Xiaobo.
UN says Outtara Ivory Coast winner
The United Nations and West African regional bloc ECOWAS say Alassane Outtara is the rightful winner of Ivory Coast's presidential election.
ISS Update - Dec. 8, 2010
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 8, 2010.
Myanmar rebels warn of wider clashes
One of Myanmar's largest rebel groups says fighting will widen and intensify if the new government fails to start talks with major ethnic groups.
Rap Alphabet Song-Reviews Capitals and Lowercase
This is a great teaching toll for preschoolers and kindergarten students. The narrator recites the alphabet as the letters appear on the screen first as capital letters then as lowercase. Also reviews sound each letter makes. With an up-tempo beat the song is both catchy and educational. Running time is 4:36.
Trailer: Haiti's Lost Generation
2010 YouTube Project: Report winner Paul Franz presents the trailer for his documentary, Haiti's Lost Generation, which chronicles the state of education in the country.
Fish, Fish, Fish
This is a fun video to introduce fish to children. The images are of live fish in order to introduce word and picture association.
Introduction to Biology
This introductory video will allow students to explore a variety of depictions of biology. It will be an excellent video to introduce a class or a unit!
MasterCard, Visa sites disrupted
Summary of business headlines: MasterCard, Visa websites disrupted in cyber retaliation; U.S. Treasury takes another step to unwind bailout investments; Wall Street rallies even as debt yields jump.