17.554 Political Economy of Latin America (MIT)
This class explores the politics of economic reform in Latin America. Topics addressed include: Dependency, Development, and Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism; The Political Consequences of Market-Oriented Reform in Venezuela; The Mexican Peso Crisis; Transitions from Authoritarian Rule in the Southern Cone; Civil-Military Relations; Limits of Democratization; Parties and Elections in Latin America; Religion, Political Mobilization, and Civil Society; and Revolution.
La asignatura de Termodinámica Aplicada pertenece a la materia de Ingeniería Energética. Después de cursar esta asignatura los alumnos deberán alcanzar un conocimiento de los conceptos elementales de la Termodinámica. Deberán ser capaces de aplicar los conocimientos básicos de la profesión relacionados con el análisis de sistemas térmicos y energéticos, es la base a utilizar para el desarrollo de otras competencias dentro del campo de la ingeniería térmica en la industria. Se fomen
The Comparative Politics Of Pension Retrenchment
The Comparative Politics Of Pension Retrenchment
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, elipse
Interactive simulation demonstrating formula and calculation of area of an elipse
Astrology Planetary Associations
Astrology twelve signs - Each of the twelve signs associates to planet and they are explained in this four minute video. A fun activity for students, but this is not a science.
The Battle for Control of Online Communications
The Internet offers users many opportunities for communicating and exchanging ideas, but abuse, censorship, and the manipulation of Internet traffic have put free and open communication at risk. In this talk, Georgia Tech Associate Professsor, Nick Feamster, will present approaches developed to preserve free and open communication on the Internet in the face of numerous threats. First discussed is the threat of message abuse (e.g., spam) and methods developed for mitigating it. Next, is the deve
Mahnaz Afkhami: Leading the Way
Women, Power and Politics Curator Masum Momaya speaks with Mahnaz Afkhami, longtime advocate for the advancement of women's political participation in the Middle East and North Africa, about what participatory, democratic leadership looks like and its past and potential impact in the world today.
Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight
A Virgin Galactic suborbital spacecraft carrying two pilots crashes in the Mojave desert during a test flight. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over
In Search of the Jaguar
Join biologist Alan Rabinowitz as he fights to protect the elusive and endangered jaguar.
11.941 Disaster, Vulnerability and Resilience (MIT)
In recent years, the redistribution of risk has created conditions for natural and technological disasters to become more widespread, more difficult to manage, and more discriminatory in their effects. Policy and planning decision-makers frequently focus on the impact that human settlement patterns, land use decisions, and risky technologies can have on vulnerable populations. However, to ensure safety and promote equity, they also must be familiar with the social and political dynamics that are
The Pied Piper
English fairy tale revised into an animated cartoon, narrated by the beloved Edward Everett Horton. One of the fractured fairy tales featured on Jay Ward's Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (Saturday morning cartoon show). (5:34)
Luge athletes displeased with controversial ad
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Controversial public service announcemnt aims to cricise Russian stance on gay rights. Julie Noce reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation f
North Korea's Crystal Meth Export 3
Pulitzer Center's grantee Isaac Stone Fish discusses the difficulties of finding accurate estimates on drug addiction in North Korea. Which, he later learned, that the number of crystal meth addicts could be as high as 20% of the population. Learn more about Isaac Stone Fish and his reports at Pulitzer Center's Meet the Journalists http://bit.ly/qDwIyT Read the full stories on North Korea's most addicting export and view photographs taken by Sean Gallagher at http://bit.ly/n6WcOa
SoulPancake: An Evening with Rainn Wilson, Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi
"SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions" is a book by Rainn Wilson, best known for his deft portrayal as Dwight on NBC's "The Office." In a program sponsored by USC Spectrum and the USC Office of Religious Life on March 25, 2011, Wilson teamed up with his friends Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi in USC's Bovard Auditorium to discuss life's biggest questions. Have you ever wondered how your thoughts affect reality? Or if you only had one hour left to live, how you'd spend it
#whyUToledo - Class of 2015
The #whyUToledo team headed to the bookstore during Rocket Launch to ask incoming freshmen from the class of 2015 why they chose UT.
Photo Slideshow: Monument Fire
UA South employee Ike Dent captured images of the wildfire burning near the UA South Campus in Sierra Vista.
There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
A Revolution in Farming: Combines (6:23)
The combined harvester-thresher machine revolutionized farming in the
early 20th century. How did combines change things and what did farmers
use before their invention is the subject of this video and it shows how the invention came about and its impact on America.
Northeastern Research 3Qs: Steve Vollmer
Assistant Professor of Biology, Steve Vollmer, discusses his research on the spread of White Band Disease throughout coral reefs as well as his findings on its prevention.