Listening In: JFK on running for President (January 5, 1960)
On January 5, 1960, the journalist James M. Cannon recorded a dinner party conversation at the home of John F. Kennedy, who had declared his candidacy for president three days earlier. Also present were his wife, Jacqueline, and their close friends Ben and Toni Bradlee. The conversation includes fascinating and candid revelations about Kennedy's medical problems, his private reasons for wanting to run, and his worry that he was too introverted to be a natural politician. This conversation is a p
SFU Public Square - Rain City Chronicles - Extra Ordinary
On September 21, 2012 The Vancouver Foundation and SFU Public Square partnered with Rain City Chronicles to host Extra Ordinary, an evening of storytelling and music at the Vancouver Playhouse. The night featured the personal reflections of local community members, women and men who have drawn on their very ordinary-ness to accomplish something extraordinary. These folks represented some of Metro Vancouver's citizens who work tirelessly, thanklessly, to better their neighbourhoods and the lives
Leeds Metropolitan Students Greeted with Treats After Exams - Merry Metmas
We thought our students might fancy a treat after a long exam so we went along with a bag full of sweets (and fruit) and a sign that said "Well Done". For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk Music by http://www.incompetech.com
China hoists recovery signals ahead of leadership transition
Oct. 18 - China has reported a seventh consecutive quarter of slowing economic growth, but as the once a decade leadership transition looms, signs of a recovery are starting to emerge. Tara Joseph reports.
Breakingviews: China's boom days gone but don't despair
Oct. 18 - The China boom days are gone and that fact needs to be faced, says Reuters Breakingviews columnist Wei Gu, noting the economy is still growing at an enviable pace.
U.S. Morning Call: Morgan Stanley beats revenue forecast
Oct 18 - Morgan Stanley posted a third-quarter loss per share of $0.55, but beat revenue estimates with a net $7.6 billion.
3XSQ: Travelers posts record profit; shares at all-time high
Oct 18 - Travelers Cos Inc posted a record quarterly operating profit as prices rose and losses from natural disasters fell sharply, the property insurance company said.
Europe Day Ahead: Pressure on EU leaders at summit
Oct. 18 - If there are no surprises from the EU summit, investor sentiment should take a turn for the positive says Hargreaves Lansdown's Richard Hunter.
Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
2.75 Precision Machine Design (MIT)
Intensive coverage of precision engineering theory, heuristics, and applications pertaining to the design of systems ranging from consumer products to machine tools. Topics covered include: economics, project management, and design philosophy; principles of accuracy, repeatability, and resolution; error budgeting; sensors; sensor mounting; systems design; bearings; actuators and transmissions; system integration driven by functional requirements, and operating physics. Emphasis on developing cre
ACS Talk on Teaching Chemistry with Second Life
I present on using Second Life to teach chemistry at the American Chemical Society meeting in New Orleans April 7, 2008. Examples include using quizzes, generating 3D molecules, visualizing docking, proteins and reactions. An overview of ACS island is also given, with a focus on the Sci-Mix virtual poster session. Much of this work was
Aluminum-Seawater Reaction Engine Hatsopoulos Microfluids Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Hatsopoulos Microfluids Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Teaching Academy 2012: Gerry Beyer
Gerry Beyer, Governor Preston E. Smith Regents Professor of Law, installs an ethical component into his teaching style and enjoys motivating his students.
The Holburne museum and its plans for the future - Alexander Sturgis
Dr Alexander Sturgis, Director of the Holburne Museum, talks about its plans for the future. He gives an insight into what visitors will be able to see in the renewed museum and the ways in which the development will allow it to play its part to the full in the cultural life of the city and region.
2nd MIT Presidential Election Conference - Part 3
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Religion and Health: Pitfalls and Possibilities (10/24/12)
Watch video of Keith Meador presenting “Religion and Health: Pitfalls and Possibilities” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course reviews the historical context and current research and conversations regarding religion and health in American culture. We will examine the significance and implications of our “therapeutic culture” and how the religion andkeep reading »
Gelijke kansen voor man en vrouw: "Pour ou contre? Prenez position!"
Op het einde van deze les kun je je eigen mening over gelijkheid van kansen tussen mannen en vrouwen verwoorden in het kader van een discussie. Je neemt deel aan een debat en leert objectief de juiste argumenten te verwoorden.
Lesson 08 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 8 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to count from one to ten. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Welcome to Computing1 MOOC - Richard Buckland UNSW
Join the course at http://www.openlearning.com/courses/unsw/computing1
Kinetic Molecular Theory - PS: Physics - Thermal Energy 5A
How molecules move when heat is applied, following how heat is measured in the different phases of matter: Solids, Liquids and Gasses.
Kinetic Molecular Theory, Solid, Liquid, Gas
Describe how molecules move even though we cannot see them? Do they always move? What happens when the motion stops?
Explain why the molecules in a solid are still moving.
Describe how the motion of molecules changes as more heat i