Blast in Pakistan
A teenage suicide bomber blows himself in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 50. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Surprise drop for UK GDP
Britain's economy suffered a shock 0.5 percent contraction in the last three months of 2010 according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.
This teacher-created video contains students' illustrations of the literal meanings of idioms. The idioms and their meanings appear in print at the bottom of each illustration. Lively music plays in the background. Examples of idioms include "spill the beans," "bite the hand that feeds you," and "in the doghouse." Some of the text on the screen is difficult to read in places. (0:50)
Does Faith Matter for Human Morality?
The global revival of religion has raised fundamental questions about its role in politics and its claim that it serves as a principle of identity, indispensable to the continuing survival of communities. This series brings together leading thinkers and scholars to encourage discussion and debate on this crucial contemporary theme. Professor Mona Siddiqui, professor of Islamic studies and public understanding, and director, Centre for the Study of Islam, University of Glasgow.
Muhammad Yunus: Talking Management
Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus talks about his latest thinking on social and environmental sustainability.
Mark Spelman, Global Head of Strategy, Accenture, on Davos 2011 - 3
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Helicopter spins like a maple seed
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20045-spinning-seeds-inspire-singlebladed-helicopters.html See a new helicopter design that copies a maple seed
Authors@Google: Frances Noble
Frances Noble spoke for Googlers in Santa Monica on February 1, 2011. She spoke about her book "Blanket of Stars: Homeless Women in Santa Monica." She was accompanied by her son Ian Noble, the book's photographer.
UW Gymnastics Rewind - 01/15/2011
Highlights from the UW Women's Gymnastic Meet on 01/15/2011.
Should Congress Raise the Debt Ceiling?
U.S. Day Ahead: Housing starts likely to weigh on recovery
Aug. 15 - U.S. housing starts and building permits are likely to disappoint due to a surplus of unsold homes and prospective buyers remaining on the sidelines, says Reuters Correspondent Jason Lange.
The Europeanisation Of French Politics
The Europeanisation Of French Politics
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important = importante
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student = studente
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possible = possibile
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China's migrants may stay home
China's 150 million migrant workers head home for the Chinese New Year, and may stay home to work for companies relocating to cheaper inland locations.
122: Innovation or imitation in China and India?
How do Asia's emerging giants measure on the innovation scale and can they shake off their reputation for imitation rather than innovation?
The Hydrogen Economy: preparing the world for a new energy era and the third industrial revolution
This lecture critically examines the fossil fuel era and its consequences for industrial civilisation. It explores the nexus of politics, society and business and the massive potential for industry and capital investment. It also considers the future of renewable energy and the hydrogen economy, and how an integrated infrastructure and energy regime can be created in Europe.
Egypt's Day of Wrath:
Georgetown professors Adel Iskandar and Tamim Al-Barghouti gave a 360 assessment of the state of play of the Egyptian protests.
1907-03-31: Mrs. Sage Is Leader On the City Tax Lists
This image is a newspaper clipping comparing Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage's property tax assessment to those of other wealthy New York residents.
The Future of Sudanese Civil Society, North and South
Part 6 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 6 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium