The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant
Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn.
Trading at Noon: Wall St. falls on European debt concerns
Jan. 5 - U.S. stocks are down in choppy trading after concerns over the euro zone's debt crisis overshadowed data suggesting a solid U.S. economic recovery.
Breakingviews: Lessons to be learned from Kodak and B&N
Breakingviews columnists discuss the plights of Kodak and Barnes & Noble, two companies hobbled in different ways by technology.
London Zoo counts its creatures
Jan. 5 - Counting the animals two by two means it's time to take stock at the London Zoo. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
EnVision Retreat, 2011
Students describe their experiences attending Richmond's social justice leadership retreat, offered by the Office of Common Ground.
16.863J System Safety (MIT)
The goal of 16.863J is to teach basic principles of system safety, including accident analysis, hazard analysis, design for safety, human factors and safety, controlling safety during operations, and management of safety critical projects and systems. While you will learn what is currently done today, you will also learn new techniques that are proving to be more powerful and effective than the traditional safety engineering approaches.
This patient education program discusses hypoglycemia including the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and management of the condition. It also reviews the function of blood sugar in the body. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Namaqua Chameleon--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Namaqua Chameleon. Students will enjoy seeing the close up shots of this amazing lizard eating a big insect. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Iraq marks Army Day
Jan. 6 - Iraq holds its annual Army Day parade a day after at least 73 people were killed in bomb attacks in mainly Shi'ite Muslim areas. Sunita Rappai reports.
Young Nile Crocodiles---Sitting on Mom, Hunting Fish and Dragonflies, and Being Eaten by Nile Perch
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the life of a young Nile Crocodile. Students will enjoy the close up views of the young crocodiles sitting on Mom in the water, hunting fish, catching a dragonfly, and one being swallowed by a huge Nile Perch. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 3 Minutes)
Gerda Warnholtz - Part time PhD student from Mexico
Watch Gerda Warnholtz, a part-time PhD student from Mexico, in the International Centre for Events, Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Metropolitan University talk about the PhD programme, why she chose our department and what she is studying.
How To Make Green Non Toxic Cleaners
This quick video shows how make three different cleaning products that clean well, don't pollute, and are cost efficient. (01:43)
The Pros and Cons of Being Your Own Boss
This 2:43 interview with a business owners highlights some of the good and bad points of being self-employed. Not much depth, but does show some of the concerns with this type of career.
Consumer Surplus Introduction
During this five-minute video Sal Khan discusses consumer surplus as the difference between marginal benefit and price paid for goods.
European Heart Journal- My Cardio Interview: B. Gersh with N. Choudhry and E. Peterson on Post-MI FR
By: OxfordJournals B. Gersh in conversation with N. Choudhry and E. Peterson: Post-MI FREEE- The Impact of Full Coverage for Preventive Medications After Myocardial Infarction on Recurrent Vascular Events.
Theresa Fulgenzi - Stereotypes
If We Had No Moon - Part 4
The Moon is the only celestial body on which humans have made a manned landing. While the Soviet Union's Luna programme was the first to reach the Moon with unmanned spacecraft, the United States' NASA Apollo program achieved the only manned missions to date, beginning with the first manned lunar orbiting mission by Apollo 8 in 1968, and six manned lunar landings between 1969 and 1972 the first being Apollo 11 in 1969. (10:10)
Andrew (with Krystal)
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