Vortex flows: from insects to aircraft - Ismut Gursul
Professor Ismet Gursul talks about his research into the most efficient wing structure for a tiny aircraft. He has found this is similar to the structure of insect wings.
How Protest Movements Change America [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Frances Fox Piven | Professor Piven will examine a number of pivotal movements in American history, including the mobs of the revolutionary era, the abolitionists, and the labor, civil rights and feminist movements. Frances Fox Piven is distinguished professor of political science and sociology at The Graduate Center, CUNY
The Rise and Decline of the American "Empire" [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Geir Lundestad | While the United States has been the world’s leading power from 1945 into the new millennium, it is now being challenged, primarily by China. In many respects the world is without a clear leader. Geir Lundestad is director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute. His new book is The Rise and Decline of the American “Empire”: power and its limits in comparative perspective.
Should the Human Rights Act be replaced with a New Bill of Rights? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Conor Gearty, Professor Francesca Klug, Dr Michael Pinto-Duschinsky | A debate on the value of the Human Rights Act against a British Bill of Rights. Conor Gearty is professor of law at LSE. Francesca Klug is a professorial research fellow at LSE and director of the Human Rights Futures Project. Michael Pinto-Duschinsky is a senior consultant on constitutional affairs at Policy Exchange and was formerly a member of the UK commission on a bill of rights.
Jb0220: Java OOP: Statements and Expressions
Java programs are composed of statements, and statements are constructed from expressions. This module takes a very brief look at Java statements and expressions.
Teaching Kids with Alphabet Sound Charts
Learn how to teach kids the alphabet with alphabet sound
charts, and teach them to learn a word that starts with each letter of
the alphabet, in this free home schooling video on education.
Revista espacio, tiempo y forma
Published since 1988, 'Espacio, Tiempo y Forma' is the annual peer-reviewed journal of the Faculty of Geography and History at the Spanish open university (UNED). It is divided in seven different series, corresponding with the departments at the faculty: Prehistory and Archaeology; Ancient History; Medieval History; Modern History; Contemporary History; Geography; and History of Art. Although the language of the publication is Spanish, most recent articles have abstracts in Spanish and English.
One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Kwame Belle's Bucket List: The Whiteout Line
Kwame Belle takes on the line for student tickets for the annual Whiteout game, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh in men's hockey (#ozwhiteout). He finds plenty of company reparing for the year's biggest game. Videographer/editor: Kevin Graham.
Safety information and dress code for practical sessions
Safety information and dress code for practical sessions
Barrel jellyfish and supercooled water
Unless you've never seen the sea, you've probably seen a jellyfish. And even if you haven't seen one, you will almost certainly know what they look like. Despite this, scientists know surprisingly little about them.
How-To Draw Mickey Mouse Like An Expert
Get a quick lesson on how-to draw Mickey Mouse from Disney Master Artist, John Quinn. Grab a pencil and paper and draw Mickey Mouse just like the experts. The video runs quickly and may need to be paused or repeated. (01:53)
Meet Kyle Zobeck
Get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at goaltender Kyle Zobeck as he runs drills for a photo shoot for VALPO Magazine. To learn more about Kyle, go to http://valpo.edu/valpomag and read his story about excelling in the classroom and on the field at Valparaiso University.
THE GREAT ANIMAL ORCHESTRA: A Performance & Dialogue in Soundscape and Poetry
Woodberry Poetry Room In performance (of recorded soundscapes and poetic responses) and in dialogue, around concepts of natural and poetic sound, Bernie Krause (author of The Great Animal Orchestra) and Jonathan Skinner (poet and founding editor of Ecopoetics) explored art's relation to the endangered realms of cross-species communication. Co-sponsored by the Woodberry Poetry Room, the Sensory Ethnography Lab and the Film Study Center. September 27, 2012, in the Vong Auditorium, Boylston Hal
26.11.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Im Golfemirat Katar hat eine weitere UN-Klimakonferenz begonnen. Auf dem Verhandlungstisch der mehr als 190 Staaten liegt in den kommenden zwei Wochen vor allem ein Arbeitsplan für das geplante globale Klimaabkommen, das 2020 in Kraft treten soll. Dieses Jahr läuft das Kyoto-Protokoll von 1997 aus - das bislang einzige weltweite Abkommen, das verbin
Wealth Strategies: Defensive investing needs "leap of faith"
Nov. 26 - Ameriprise's David Joy says defensive sectors have gotten so expensive, you need a leap of faith to invest in them, but likes large cap companies that pay good dividends.
Breakingviews: Mursi's pharaonic blunder
Nov. 26 - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi's power-grab shows he has underestimated the nation's craving for democracy and throws the country into chaos, says Reuters Breakingviews.
Understanding the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
Tension between Iran and the international community is increasing with negotiations over Iran's nuclear capability at the heart of a growing diplomatic crisis. With the likely recommdendation that Iran be referred to the UN Security Council for supposed breaches of its nuclear obligations the next few weeks will be crucial in determining the outcomes of this latest confrontation. The current crisis is the culmination of years of Iranian nuclear development and diplomatic efforts on the part of