BlackBerry fans eager to solve RIM's problems
Oct. 19 - Dedicated BlackBerry fan Julien Dias jumped out of an airplane to prove his love for the smartphone and, alongside his iPhone-weilding sidekick, now hopes to document the device's ability to keep families connected across the world. They spoke with Reuters technology reporter Alastair Sharp at the BlackBerry DevCon conference in San Francisco. Editing by Natalie Armstrong.
Dr. Oliver Sacks on The Mind's Eye
In The Mind's Eye, physician and author Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and abilities: the power of speech, the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to read, or the sense of sight. Dr. Sacks recently visited the American Museum of Natural History to discuss his book and how he too has struggled with several perceptual cond
Open Classroom 10/19/2011 - #3 Bluestone as Friedman
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This Week: Milton Friedman vs. John Kenneth Galbraith with Barry Bluestone playing both roles
This patient education program explains the benefits and complications associated with the vasectomy procedure. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
A Brief Introduction to Engineering Computation with MATLAB
An Engineering Computation Primer.
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This patient education program discusses latent and active tuberculosis infections. It also reviews the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tuberculosis. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Spinal Cord Injury
This patient education program discusses how spinal cord injuries are caused and their treatment options. It also includes tips on how to prevent spinal cord injuries. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
7 Billion and Counting
With 7 billion mouths to feed -- and many more to come -- how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities? We asked some of UNSW's experts to canvass the big issues surrounding the global population explosion. Here's a taste of what they said. For more detailed videos and stories, go to our 7 Billion website: www.7billion.unsw.edu.au
Space Station Live: Spacewalk to Replace a Failed Computer
Public Affairs Officer Amiko Kauderer and NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy discussed upcoming EVA 26 to be conducted by Expedition 39 Flight Engineers Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio. They will replace a failed backup computer relay box also known as a multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM).
Learning the road code
During this task you will learn: - vocabulary about traffic; to describe the meaning of a number of traffic signs; summarize the advantages and disadvantages of learning using a CD-Rom; communicate the way you have prepared yourself for the driver's test.
Jepson Leader-in-Residence Major General Gina Farrisee
Maj. Gen. Gina Farrisee, commander of the U.S. Army Human Resources Command at Ft. Knox, Ky., discusses "Leadership in a Life of Service." A 1978 graduate of the University, Farrisee has a distinguished career that spans more than 30 years and includes a number of military honors. Her appearance is part of the Jepson School's Leader-in-Residence program for 2011-2012. September 26, 2011
Advanced Audio Blog S4 #19 - Top 10 Japanese Songs: Usagi to Kame/The Tortoise and the Hare
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you hear someone singing a song in Japanese about a tortoise and a hare, you immediately recall your childhood. When you tell your Japanese hosts that you love this familiar story, they smile proudly and say that it’s impressive how Japanese folklore has spread far and wide. You think to [...]
How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
This selection contains a video which shows a stuffed crust pizza being made step-by-step. Ingredients needed and directions appear in print. ( 1:35)
Allgemeinwissen - Quiz
Eight general knowledge questions on German-speaking countries.
If an animal track is fork-shaped, it was probably made by a bird. If the track shows four or five toes and is paw-shaped, it was probably made by a mammal. There are many other tracks that different animals make.
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Hermit Crab Shell Change
The "Kindergarten4TheArts" has chosen some of Florida's own "Hermies" as class pets. We LOVE hermit crabs! Here's a video of one of the females (Shelby) changing her shell. This is a great resource to help students make real world connections. (1:28)
Bubble Guppies: Bunch of Bones
This video explains why bones are important and mentions several body parts. The kids love the catchy song and it really captures their attention. Great for ESL students. (1:32)
UNSW Medicine Dean's Series 2010: 'Curing the Incurable'
Unwilling to accept the status quo, three of Australia's greatest minds in clinical practice and research deliberate on the topic 'Curing the Incurable'. These internationally recognised clinicians and researchers have ensured that this is fast becoming a reality. Join us to hear how they have achieved this, the hurdles they have faced and the challenges yet to come. Facilitator: Dr Fiona Wood AM Speakers: Dr Charlie Teo and Professor Cyndi Shannon Weickert