USAWC expert presents: Soviet Soldiers in the German Army
Sam Newland presents Soviet Soldiers in the German Army as a noon-time lecture during the second residence phase for the USAWC Distance Education Class of 2012.
Biggest danger is Europe crisis -- Brazil's Tombini
July 25 - The probability of an extreme economic event has decreased from six months ago, but Europe is still the biggest problem, says Brazil Central Bank Governor Alexandre Tombini.
Trading at Noon: The Good the Bad & the Ugly in Earnings
July 25 - A look at results for Caterpillar, Apple and Netflix and their impact on markets today.
U.S. Day Ahead: Zuckerberg could be a no show on FB's call
July 25 - Investors will hone in on Mark Zuckerberg's performance if he actually appears on Facebook's earnings call. But the socially awkward Zuckerberg might give it a miss.
Writing - Creating Interesting Leads
Lesson encouraging children to discuss the strategies used by authors to create a lead that draws readers into the story. They are encouraged to consider these strategies when creating their own leads.
WSU Football Players Deliver Season Tickets to Pullman Fans
Cougar Football players stop at homes across Pullman to deliver season tickets to fans. This is the first year the team has done this, and players say it's a great way to meet fans and see just who is watching them from the stands at Martin Stadium.
Lewis Grassic Gibbon: Sunset Song
Sunset Song was written in the early 1930s and is still one of the best-known and most-debated Scottish novels. In this unit, we discuss whether Sunset Song succeeds as critique of capitalism and whether it has value as a work of literature separate from its propagandistic ambitions. This study unit is just one of many that can be found on LearningSpace, part of OpenLearn, a collection of open educational resources from The Open University. Published in ePub 2.0.1 format, some feature such as au
Chris Schommer-Pries: Dualizability in Low Dimensional Higher Category Theory (Part 1)
Chris Schommer-Pries (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Abstract: The cobordism hypothesis establishes a powerful relationship between extended topological field theories taking values in a symmetric monoidal higher category and objects in that higher category with various kinds of duality. In this setting an extended topological field theory is a higher categorical extension of the Atiyah-Segal axioms which allows for topological bordisms to be decomposed along submanifolds of arbitrary c
Imagine It's the Year 2020: Thinking About Genetics Now
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they take a look at some of the questions that go hand-in-hand with genetic cloning technologies. The site opens by telling kids that in the future, technologies like cloning may be very common and that some of the decisions we will need to make in coming years are hard. Then, they are asked to imagine that it is the year 2020 and to take a peek at what's on the minds of one futu
How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries
Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound
scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone
could have followed -- Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's
circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau's measurement of the speed of light in 1849. (07:32)
ISS Update: H-II Transfer Vehicle Activities
NASA Public Affairs Officer Josh Byerly talks with NASA astronaut Cady Coleman about the Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Breakingviews: Boutiques make bank
July 26 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss how independent M&A advisory shops have been trouncing their bigger Wall Street rivals of late.
Die Nacht, die kein Ende nahm
Sample from the exam practice section in Authentik auf deutsch. Text describes an incident between two young foreigners and a skinhead, and is accompanied by reading comprehension questions in German and English and an "Ã„uÃŸerung zum Thema" question.
Java OOP: Inheritance, Part 2
Baldwin shows you how to use method overriding to cause the behavior of a method inherited into a subclass to be appropriate for an object instantiated from the subclass.
Tisha Bender- Discussion-Based Online Teaching To Enhance Student Learning
Bender talks about the 2nd edition of her book, Discussion-Based Online Teaching To Enhance Student Learning: Theory, Practice, and Assessment. The new edition offers new insights and ideas derived from the author's teaching in the eight years since she wrote the first edition, as well as from extensive research in the latest literature.
"Olla -- polychrome (dark brown and reddish brown on cream.) Dark brown rim -- indented bottom -- unusual designs small line break in top framing line. Good [condition], small chip on rim."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
5.3 Groups and conformity
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
A pet of your own?
Op het einde van deze les kun je enkele voor- en nadelen van huisdieren formuleren.
Diagramming What Happens with a Function Call - Khan Academy
Variable scope and function calls. (09:12)
This grain of salt has been magnified. Magnification makes the salt grain look very different.