Mark Kelly Resumes Training To Command STS-134
Video highlights from the Feb. 4, 2011 news briefing discussing STS-134 Commander Mark Kelly's return to training for the mission.
LVMH sees record sales in 2010
Strong Christmas trading pushed LVMH past fourth-quarter sales forecasts and the world's biggest luxury group raised its dividend on the back of a record year.
Launch of HMS Albion at Blackwall (1898)
E.P. Prestwich's footage of the launch of the battleship HMS Albion on 21 June 1898 looks deceptively serene and gentle. What it doesn't show is that when the ship hit the water for the first time, it created a wave that swept away a jetty, drowning an estimated 39 people in the process, one of the worst peacetime disasters in the Thames's history. The film is included in the new BFI DVD 'Tales from the Shipyard', featuring over five hours of documentary film revealing the history of British
Urn showing Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo N080953 APSLEY HOUSE, London. Prussian Service. Large urn showing the Battle of Waterloo 1815. Part of a gift from the King of Prussia. Artistic licence - the Duke is shown on a white charger rather than Copenhagen, the horse he rode at Waterloo. WM 939-1948.
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Prussian Service. Large urn showing the Battle of Waterloo 1815. Part of a gift from the King of Prussia. Artistic licence - the Duke is shown on a white charger rather than Copenhagen, the horse he rode at Waterloo. WM 939-1948.
1.221J Transportation Systems (MIT)
Approaching transportation as a complex, large-scale, integrated, open system (CLIOS), this course strives to be an interdisciplinary systems subject in the "open" sense. It introduces qualitative modeling ideas and various techniques and philosophies of modeling complex transportation enterprises. It also introduces conceptual frameworks for qualitative analysis, such as frameworks for regional strategic planning, institutional change analysis, and new technology development and deployment. And
1.203J Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods (MIT)
The class will cover quantitative techniques of Operations Research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, pick-up and delivery systems) and in the planning and design of logistically oriented urban service systems (e.g., fire and police departments, emergency medical services, emergency repair services). It presents a unified study of functions of random variables, geometrical probability, multi-server queueing theory, spatial location theo
Birmingham Canal - Birmingham Canal Navigations
Photographs by Geoograph contributors taken along the canal from Aldersley Junction to Gas Street Basin.
How Did the Printing Press Change the World?
How Did the Printing Press Change the World?. Part of the series: History Questions. The printing press changed the world because it increased the amount of information available to a huge mass of people. Find out how Gutenberg influenced Europe in this brief video. (01:34)
How to Speed Read
This video explains why reading must be done with the "eyes" instead of the "lips." The video presents an example of how to start speed reading. Speed reading needs to be practiced daily to show improvement and this video presents a good introduction in that process.
How to Address a Business Letter
This video shows students how to write a business letter by creating an example for them. The video moves slowly enough for most students to follow and there are other videos on this site that offer additional information about writing such letters. (01:42)
Floods threaten Sri Lanka rice crop
At least eight people are killed and over a million more are affected in floods in the north of Sri Lanka. There are fears the rice crop could be under threat.
Egypt's women protesters
Egyptian women continue to play a crucial role in anti-government demonstrations that have shaken the country.
Yeman trial for Al-Qaeda suspects
In Sanaa, Yemen, a heavily fortified court on Sunday began the trial of ten men suspected of being members of al Qaeda. Jon Decker reports.
Europe: a global power with global reach?
All EU assessments appear to indicate that ‘business as usual’ points to a downward track of growth at home and reduced influence abroad. But if we wish for something better, then perhaps we should start by thinking differently about Europe, and then matching our thoughts with our actions, writes INSEAD emeritus professor Jonathan Story.
Benchmarks, canal's and Pillboxes
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Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This unit will help you to realise that essays are not to be feared. You will learn how important it is to answer the question that is set and that your style of writing is as communicative as possible.
Introduction to portfolios and their uses
To identify what a portfolio is, why they are used and to identify some pieces of material that may be used to support claims for learning and development.
What is Evidence Based Practice?
This RLO introduces the concept of evidence based practice and explains, in outline, how evidence based practice is done.
Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic influences of aminoglycoside dosing
Examines how the absorbtion and distribution of aminoglycosides within the body affects the dosing regimens used.
Crocheting Plastic Debris into Purses Provides Income to Women in Gambia
The Mandinaba Womens' Recycling Group is a 14-member association in the small West African village of Mandinaba located in the Western Region of The Gambia. The village has an estimated population of 2,500. There are eight different ethnic groups, the majority being the Mandinka, Jola and Fula tribes.
Farming is the most common occupation for the village residents. Farmers cultivate crops including groundnuts (peanuts), millet, bananas, mangos and oranges. The village women al