Egypt economy stalls-FinMin
Summary of business headlines: Egypt Finance Minister says protests damaging economy; Stock market reopens in Tunisia; U.S. manufacturing sector strengthens in January.
IMF: Europe still a risk to recovery
The International Monetary Fund says Europe should strengthen its financial rescue fund to reduce the risk of renewed global instability, as U.S. tax cuts help boost recovery.
Armstrong Experience: Ashley Smith
What happens when things go wrong the first time around and you need a second chance? Find out in Ashley Smith's Armstrong Experience.
Armstrong Experience: Heather Burkhalter
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Lady Bears Basketball Highlights: Jan 21, 2011
Highlights from the Missouri State Women's Basketball game vs. Wichita State on January 21, 2011.
The Transcontinental Railroad- Workers Welfare
This video is about the hardship the rail workers had to endure, the lack of welfare they had the cuts to their wages and increased cost resulted in violence. This resulted in the use of federal troops and the end of the strike. This deals with the Sacramento, California area. It also shows how large railroad owners used child labor as well. A vivid example of what may be one of the first major strikes in US history. A good video to show why unions were formed.
Newnham College excavation
When Cambridge University Lecturer in Archaeology Dr Catherine Hills discovered that Anglo Saxon remains could be buried in the grounds of Newnham College, Cambridge, she and her colleagues set about organising a dig to find them. Key to its success would be the help of 20 sixth-form girls from schools in London, Birmingham and Peterborough, all of whom stayed in the college for a week to sample life at Cambridge. What did the girls make of their stay? And did they unearth skeletons in the garde
Be Kind to Your Erasers
An Interview with a book on the USS Monitor
This video does not show images of the ironclad and so is limited in its value. It might be a good introduction to another video on the subject.
A Brain with a Mind of its Own (Richard Restak)
Is your favorite TV program affecting the way you think? According to neuropsychiatrist Richard Restak, television can have a desensitizing effect on the brain. In this 1992 video from the University of Washington, Restak speaks with host Marcia Alvar about his numerous books including "The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own."
The Feature Writer (Calvin Trillin)
Author and humorist for the New Yorker Magazine, Calvin Trillin, is also a lover of food, fascinated with murder, and dreads encounters with mimes. Meet the man behind the words in this 1991 interview from the University of Washington with Upon Reflection host, Marcia Alvar, and learn about the writing process for journalists.
The Myth of a Middle Class Almost a year ago, during the State of the Union address, President Obama came up with another plan to ease the economic burden on middle-class families. No news here. In fact, he gave that same do-or-die case for big government we have heard over and over: "The middle class has been under assault for a long time. … We've just come through what was one of the most difficult decades the middle clas
Almost a year ago, during the State of the Union address, President Obama came up with another plan to ease the economic burden on middle-class families. No news here. In fact, he gave that same do-or-die case for big government we have heard over and over: "The middle class has been under assault for a long time. … We've just come through what was one of the most difficult decades the middle clas
Open Payment, A New Approach to Public Transportation Fare Collection
Soon, a ticket to ride won’t require paper coupons, tokens, human vendors, or even Boston’s CharlieCard. Urban transit is abandoning a century old payment system for sophisticated digital payment technology, says George Kocur.
Kocur has been toiling for a decade on technology and methods that will enable transit ind
Innovation at MIT
MIT faculty, students, and administrators share their thoughts on the importance of innovation in fueling economic growth.
To view complete coverage of MIT's 2010 Innovation Roundtable, visit the Alumni Association collection on TechTV.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 27.01.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. BERLIN: Bundestagspräsident Lammert hat die Verantwortung Deutschlands für die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus unterstrichen. Die Millionen ermordeten Juden, Sinti und Roma, Behinderten sowie politisch und religiös Verfolgten mahnten, alle Formen der Diskriminierung weiter zu ächten. Mit dem niederländischen H
Thin Septa and Large Samples
Talk given at a Meeting with Novartis
Link to same file on server works on iPhone (but not iPod) - http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/inn/repository/Untitled_iPod.m4v
UK Economy: On the Brink?
Joe Nellis assess the UK economic outlook for 2011 and puts the latest GDP figures in context.