20.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Im hoch verschuldeten Griechenland gehen die Streiks und Proteste gegen das neue Sparprogramm der Regierung weiter. Vor allem die Beschäftigten im öffentlichen Dienst legten den zweiten Tag in Folge die Arbeit nieder. Hingegen normalisierte sich der Flugverkehr nach dem Ende des Streiks der Fluglotsen. - Am Mi
The New Anbar Awakening, 2009-2011
Michael Albin discussed his deployment to Iraq. Speaker Biography: Michael Albin is the former chief of Anglo-American Acquisitions at the Library of Congress. For captions, transcript, or more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5265.
Rethinking the Gold Bubble There has been a lot of speculation recently on whether or not gold is in a bubble. With Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announcing "Operation Twist" last month, gold and other commodity prices have fluc
There has been a lot of speculation recently on whether or not gold is in a bubble. With Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announcing "Operation Twist" last month, gold and other commodity prices have fluc
Turkish quake victims demand supplies
Oct 27 - Earthquake survivors in eastern Turkey demand more aid and supplies as winter weather descends on makeshift camps. Jessica Gray reports.
Beetles also have two pairs of wings and can fly very short distances. The beetle is a great representative of the insects, as all the major parts are easily identifiable.
Motor Exam: Normal Exam: Upper Extremities - Stretch or Deep Tendon Reflexes
A brisk tap to the muscle tendon using a reflex hammer produces a stretch to the muscle that results in a reflex contraction of the muscle. The muscles tested, segmental level, and grading of DTR's is listed below. Levels for DTR's: Biceps – C5-6 Brachioradialis – C5-6 Triceps – C7 Finger Flexors – C8 Grading DTR's: 0 – Absent 1 – Decreased but present 2 – Normal 3 – Brisk and excessive 4 – With clonus The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical locali
A Song About Essential Listening Skills
This computer animated video describes essential listening skills. Then, a song is sung about listening skills. Teachers could use this video to teach and reinforce listening skills. ( 1:09)
An Introduction to Togitsu, Japan
A Japanese college student introduces her hometown, Togitsu, Japan, in this selection. The selection contains a slide show of photos with narration provided by the student. ( 3:36)
Shell, Statoil profits soar on higher oil
Oct. 27 - Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Norway's Statoil reported big jumps in profits on Thursday, driven mainly by higher oil and gas prices with help from increased production. Hayley Platt reports.
Markets rally as Greece backs down
Nov 3 - Wall Street had its best gains in a week as Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou backed down from a vote that could have thrown global financial markets into a tailspin. Conway G. Gittens reports.
The Castle by Edwin Muir (poetry reading)
Your enemy might not fight fair, so don't be too complacent. All it takes to defeat you is for someone you trust to be corruptible. The paintings are just to provide atmosphere. The first is Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland. The second by Diego Rivera shows Cortez taking a bribe. Photograph of Edwin Muir was by Mark Gerson: http://www.npgprints.com/image/404606/mark-gerson-edwin-muir All through that summer at ease we lay, And daily from the turret wall We watched the mowers in the hay
Is the world any closer to closing the gender gap?
Despite improvement in the health and education spheres, women still fall behind in economic sectors around the world. Listen to what World Economic Forum Senior Director Saadia Zahidi tells Reuters Michelle Nichols about the 2011 Global Gender Gap report.
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3
This video demonstrates how to use the change of base formula to find the derivative of a logarithmic function. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (2:57)
Fort Wayne Skyline
The dome of the historic 1902 Allen County Courthouse stands out among the modern buildings in Fort Wayne's skyline.,Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana.,Allen County Journey
Soros: Angela Merkel was the creator of the European crisis
George Soros explains to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland how German Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions in 2008 could lead to the disintegration of the European Union. Consequently, a disorderly default of European sovereignties may lead to a global financial meltdown worse than 2008. He explains his analysis here.
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Smart contact lenses at Auburn could make eye drops a thing of the past
An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden associate professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new method to deliver eye medication by wearing contact lenses. Byrne's lenses are the first to release drug doses over time for as long as the contact should be worn. The lenses deliver a constant flow of medication without altering a patient's natural vision, or can be used to correct vision while a
OSIRIS REx: Tapping Asteroid RQ36
Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and professor in the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Sciences Laboratory, started his career at the UA as a math major. As a young student, he was accepted into the NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Program. Today, he is the principle investigator on the OSIRIS REx mission to return a sample of pristine, carbon-rich material from asteroid 1999 RQ36. Such material may just contain precursors to key biomolecules that could tell us how life on Earth began. Th