Democracy in Kuwait and its effect on the Gulf
Significant political reform processes are underway in all six member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In this lecture the first secretary-general of the GCC will reflect on their progress and future prospects. Abdullah Bishara was secretary-general of the GCC from 1981-93.
What To Do If Your Child Is A Bully
This video goes through the warning signs of a bully and what to do about it.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten - 9.12.2010
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. PEKING: Die Volksrepublik China hat jede Kritik an der Behandlung des inhaftierten Friedensnobelpreisträgers Liu zurückgewiesen. Jeder Versuch, in dieser Angelegenheit Druck auf China auszuüben, werde ohne Erfolg bleiben, sagte eine Sprecherin des Außenministeriums in Peking. China hat bereits mehrfach klar g
Amy Errett, CEO of Olivia -- 2007 Wharton Economic Summit
During the recent 2007 Wharton Economic Summit, Knowledge@Wharton recorded nine podcasts with speakers and panelists at the event, whose theme was "Next Moves in a Global Economy." This interview is with Amy Errett, CEO of Olivia.
Authors@Google: Steve Paulson
Is the universe ''designed'' for life? Will science ever unlock the mysteries of the human mind or explain the origins of religion? In "Atoms and Eden", award-winning journalist Steve Paulson explores these questions in an unprecedented collection of interviews with the major figures in the science and religion debate, including Richard Dawkins, Karen Armstrong, E. O. Wilson, Francis Collins, Jane Goodall, and Steven Weinberg. Steve Paulson is the executive producer of the Peabody Award-winning
Read more: http://tinyurl.com/3yl65kj Watch a designer snowflake grow before your eyes.
5.2 Madagascan diversity
David Attenborough looks at ‘life in the trees’: examining how species have evolved to cope with arboreal living. You will learn how lemurs, anteaters, bears and many others have developed different methods to help movement and survival.
The Powers to Lead
Leadership is always necessary in any endeavor, applying equally to politics, business, society, and culture. Whilst enriching our understanding of the concept Nye highlights how the changing nature of leadership derives from broader social and political changes. Joseph S. Nye Jr, is University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, where he was formerly Dean. In government, he served as Chairman of the National Intelligence Council, Assistant Secre
Icesave new repayment terms agreed
Iceland has agreed to new terms for repaying Britain and the Netherlands losses incurred following the Icesave online bank collapse.
Battered cruise ship returns
U.S. tourists who endured the battering of their cruise ship by heavy seas arrive at port in southern Argentina.
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Airbus forecasts up on Asian growth
The world's largest plane maker Airbus has raised its forecast for aircraft demand over the next 20 years,largely thanks to soaring demand from emerging markets.
Cynthia Breazeal makes social robots, machines with the capacity to interact with people on psychological terms. She says they “open up a new world of questions.” But these increasingly sophisticated devices make Sherry Turkle uneasy, since they challenge the idea of human relationships and the very “purp
The Inner History of Devices
Contemporary science has done a great disservice to Sigmund Freud, suggests Sherry Turkle, who believes the psychoanalytic tradition can teach us much about the often concealed connections between physical objects and our thoughts and feelings. On the occasion of the publication of her latest book, The Inner History of Devi
Answers to Tatort lesson
Answers to Tatort lesson.
MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 – Alumni Association and Campaign Updates
Updates from the Alumni Association and Resource Development leadership.
What Makes Thunderbird School Special?
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Robert Moran talks Dec. 9, 2010. http://www.thunderbird.edu
How the Body Works: Muscles Move Joints: An Illustration-Running Time is 0:28.
A quick 30 second illustration of the way in which arm muscles contract and relax in opposing muscle groups. Narrator talks as visual is displayed. Running Time is 0:28.