High tides increase Bangkok flooding
Nov 12 - High tides swell Bangkok's Chao Phraya river, flooding busy residential areas as water continues to advance towards the centre Thai capital. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
Office of International Studies Shanghai, China Program
The Shanghai program is located on the campus of East China Normal University (ECNU), locally known as "HuaShiDa." The University has a long history of scholarly endeavors and is well known as one of the most innovative universities in China. Established in 1951, it is one of China's key institutions of higher learning that specializes in teacher education, and is nationally known for its Chinese language and literature program. It enrolls more than 16,000 students and 1,000 international studen
Ellis Island: Island of Hope - Island of Tears
A Well-made National Park Service film. From 1892-1954, Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants. Fascinating archival footage tells the moving story of families with dreams of opportunity, leaving their homes with what they could carry. (29min)
Roy Wilkins was active for over 40 years as a civil rights activist and leader. He is best known for his many years with the NAACP in many roles including executive secretary and executive director. (20min)
Global Business Dialogue: Day 1 Recap
A quick recap of what day one at the Thunderbird Global Business Dialogue looked like.
Jim Madigan postgame at Boston College, Nov. 11, 2011
Northeastern and No. 2 Boston College skated to yet another epic battle, but the Eagles prevailed in the final moments as BC scored with 2.8 seconds left to take the 2-1 victory on Friday night at Conte Forum. Sophomore Cody Ferriero netted his first goal of the season, fifth of his career, while juniors Garrett Vermeersch and Alex Tuckerman helped on the marker. Junior Chris Rawlings offered another valiant effort, stopping 34-of-36 shots in the setback. BC backstopper Parker Milner turned awa
SPLASH 2011: Andrew Black and James Noble - The Grace Programming Language Project The Grace Programming Language project is a research effort that aims to make learning how to program easier by baking "educational abstractions" into the language itself - it's an object oriented programming language designed for teaching undergraduate students. This means the language is designed from the ground up as a learning tool for novice adult programmers.
The Grace PL project is led by
The Grace Programming Language project is a research effort that aims to make learning how to program easier by baking "educational abstractions" into the language itself - it's an object oriented programming language designed for teaching undergraduate students. This means the language is designed from the ground up as a learning tool for novice adult programmers.
Volume of Cylinders
This instructor from BrightStorm demonstrates how to calculate the volume of any cylinder in a little over a minute.
Howard Hughes Crash
Howard Hughes crashes his experimental plane into a house, almost totally demolishing the house. (1min)
General Henry "Hap" Arnold
Henry "Hap" Arnold was a 5-star General of the Air Force and aviation pioneer. (28min)
Global Problems of Population Growth
This survey course introduces students to the important and basic material on human fertility, population growth, the demographic transition and population policy. Topics include: the human and environmental dimensions of population pressure, demographic history; economic and cultural causes of demographic change, environmental carrying capacity and sustainability. Political, religious and ethical issues surrounding fertility: infanticide, abortion, contraception, son preference, government co
News #144 - We’re So Thankful, We Had to Say it 26 Times
Thank you! Obrigado! どうもありがとうございます! Blagodaria! Thanksgiving may not be celebrated around the world but it’s always great to say “thank you.” Regardless of where you’re from, showing gratitude goes a long way. Here at Innovative Language, we’re thankful for being surrounded by passionate language learners like you. As a way of saying thank you, [...]
Why sharing the wealth is good business
Nov. 13 - Economies grow most powerfully when all the population participates, B.N. Kalyani says outside the World Economic Forum's India summit. Business is doing what it can, he tells Chrystia Freeland. Government needs to do more.
Indonesian Islamists protest Obama visit
Nov. 13 - Thousands of Indonesian Islamists protest ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit, to attend the East Asia Summit in Bali. Travis Brecher reports.
Robin Williams is cool with Penguins.
Nov. 13 - Robin Williams plays it clean when it comes to the family film, "Happy Feet Two."
Berlusconi's parting shots
Nov 13 - Outgoing Italian Priime Minister Berlosconi calls on the ECB to support the euro. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Academic Writing Symposium, Chapter 22
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Gucci and John Richmond roar 20s
Sep. 22 - Milan Fashion Week debuts with a celebration of gold and crystals in flapper form at Gucci and John Richmond. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
" Ants in Your Pants", A Rhyming Song From: Cool Tunes for Kids
This computer-animated selection features a lively song with rhyming lyrics,
" Dance like you've got ants in your pants, bees on your knees, a bear in your hair," and more.. The words of the song appear on the screen as the song is sung. ( 1:54)