Three killed in Homs during U.N. visit, activists say
Aug. 22 - Amateur video obtained by a social media website shows two people apparently shot by Syrian forces in Homs during a visit by a UN team. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The Perfect Peach: Recipes and Stories from the Masumoto Family Farm
Enjoy the luscious versatility of summer's finest fruit with fifty sweet and savory dishes. The Masumoto family's amazing heirloom peaches—which are available for a few weeks each year at the best produce markets and top restaurants in the country—are widely considered the best peaches in the world. Their debut cookbook gathers the family's favorite recipes, from classics like Hearty Peach Cobbler, Peach Chutney, and Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos to inspired combinations such as Prosciutto-Wrapped
Absolute Beginner #17 - Asking Somebody’s Age in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Your little girl is chatting politely with a neighbor when out of the blue she asks the person’s age in Japanese. You chide her, explaining in Japanese that asking someone’s age is impolite, but the little girl replies that she was curious because of her gray hair. Even more embarrassed, you [...]
Meet Nancy Kanwisher
(4:42) Nancy Kanwisher, a founding member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, uses brain imaging to learn about the organization of the mind.
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Homelessness in America
Graph Showing Antarctic Ozone Decreasing by 60% from the 1950s to the 1980s
During the spring of 1985, British researchers using ground-based instruments measured dramatic changes in the ozone layer. As much as sixty percent of the ozone over Antarctica was rapidly disappearing each spring.
Career development - Executive MBA
Cranfield Executive MBA alumni describe how the MBA has benefitted them and their careers post-Cranfield.
Fale de você Series, Lesson 1: Preenchendo um formulário
In this lesson you will learn how to talk about yourself and how to fill out forms.
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Excavating Ancient Armor
A broken helmet is discarded and forgotten, only to be resurrected 400 years later by curious archaeologists on Jamestown Island. Curator Michael Lavin describes the effort.Author(s):
The University of Memphis-Sydney
See why the U of M was the right choice for Sydney.
Medicine on a Mission
Medicine on a Mission
Design a Bicycle Helmet
The goal of the activities is for students to understand the basics of engineering associated with safety products. Using a bicycle helmet helps to protect the brain and neck during a crash. In order to do this effectively, helmets must have some sort of crushable material to absorb the shock of a collision and a strap system to ensure that the protection stays in place. The exact design of the helmet will depend on the needs and specifications of the user. In this activity students will be intr
The Nottingham Life Cycle Daily: Did we remember the VC's bike?
Join our team on their fundraising ride from John O'Groats to Land's End. In this, the first of the Nottingham Life Cycle Daily videos, Gavin Scott makes sure they've packed everything.
Dr. Patrick Awuah Jr. explains the importance of ethics at Ashesi University
Dr. Patrick Awuah Jr., recipient of the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership, discusses the importance of ethics to Ghana and to Ashesi University. He also explained three ways that ethics are incorporated as an integral part of an Ashesi education
Places of Mind: Implications of Narrative Space for the Architecture of Information Environments
Virtual reality and cyberspace are extended spaces of the mind different from, yet related to, the spaces of fiction and ancient myth. These earlier spaces reveal how electronic media, too, may come to define our selves and our culture. Indeed, a better understanding of how we use space to think can lead to the design of better information environments. This paper will describe a range of traditional narrative spaces, revealing their varied relationships with the physical world. It will demonstr
Reflecting on Professional Practice - Personal Development Planning
These slides support a module Reflecting on Professional Development and look at personal development planning. The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
Lucy Bemrose meets Newcastle artist John Coatsworth and Rob McIver goes in search of faeries in Sunderland.
Staff profiles: Pat Lowrie
Pat Lowrie, director of the Women's Resource Center and assistant to the dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, talks about her work to create a climate that makes everyone successful at MSU. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9711
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computers talks about his life at the Launch of his book iWoz. Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford is a vibrant and fast-paced mix of masterclasses run by leading Valley figures, panel debates focusing on the big issues in Silicon Valley, innovation workshops where specific ideas could be developed, and one-to-one clinics for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Martin Feldstein: short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Aug. 26 - Harvard Economist Martin Feldstein analyzes Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole address and elaborates on why he sees the U.S. economy formally entering recession within the next year.