Instituto Brasileiro de filosofia e ciência Raimundo Lulio (Ramon Llull)
A wide variety of historical and bibliographic resources is available from the 'Instituto Brasileiro de Filosofia e Ciência Raimundo Lúlio' on Ramon Llull (1232-1316), one of the most famous medieval scientists. Theologically, Ramon Llull was known for his dramatic visions of Christ, which lead to his conversion to Christianity and his resulting works on Christian doctrine and missions. However, in recent years, he has been the particular focus of researchers interested in the development of n
The Politics of Climate Change: Problems and Solutions
Lord Anthony Giddens gives the opening keynote address to the Oxford Climate Forum, talking about the politics of climate change.
British slave trade legacies
The website "British Slave Trade Legacies" (BSTL) is a web archiving project. The sites archived in BSTL attempt to index what was online from June 2007 to June 2008 detailing anniversary programmes created to educate the public. The Abolition of the Slave Trade Act passed in 1807 made it illegal for Britain to kidnap, capture, and transport African people from their homeland. In 2007 numerous organizations and community groups commemorated the bicentenary. Over 200 URLs are now collected in thi
The is the English-language website of the Berlin Computer Games Museum (Computerspiele Museum, run by the Forderverein fur Jugend und Sozialarbeit e.V.). The Museum has staged a number of temporary exhibitions since 2006, and in April 2009 it announced funding for a new permanent Computer Game Museum to be housed in Berlin. The Museum's website is in both English and German, with the English version offering online exhibitions such as the sophisticated 'History of Online Games' subsite (2009,
Journal of Modern History
The website "The Journal of Modern History" (JMH) is the electronic version of this academic journal published by the University of Chicago. The site describes JMH as the leading American review in the field of European intellectual, political, and cultural history in the modern period, from the sixteenth century onward. The full texts of issues can be accessed with a subscription, but tables of contents and sample free issues can be consulted without a charge. The journal appears in four issues
Estudios de dialectología Norteafricana y Andalusí (EDNA)
The academic journal for 'North African and Andalusian Dialectological Studies' (EDNA) is a publication from the Spanish 'Institute of Islamic and Near Eastern Studies'. The journal is devoted to the study of the Arabic language in the Western regions of Maghreb and Alandalús, thus combining studies on contemporary and historical issues of Arabic dialects in these regions. Available on the site is the full-text content for all issues published between 1996 and 2004. Although Spanish is the main
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
R645 : Routes to the development of a parapoxvirus vaccine for red squirrels
This 21 page report, R645 - Routes to the development of a parapoxvirus vaccine for red squirrels, was originally produced by English Nature in 2005 and is here made available as a PDF file by Natural England. The report looks at the history of the decline of the red squirrel in the UK and attempts to estimate the timesacles and costs of the development of a vaccine, and then gives a list of references to relevant literature.
Conditional Probability and Combinations
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of probability of picking a fair coin that was flipped 4 heads out of 6 heads. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
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21L.004 Major Poets (MIT)
This subject is an introduction to poetry as a genre; most of our texts are originally written in English. We read poems from the Renaissance through the 17th and 18th centuries, Romanticism, and Modernism. Focus will be on analytic reading, on literary history, and on the development of the genre and its forms; in writing we attend to techniques of persuasion and of honest evidenced sequential argumentation. Poets to be read will include William Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth, William Wordsworth,
NASA High School Aerospace Scholars Program 2014 - Week 1, White Team
High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) is a unique educational experience that combines online learning and face-to-face interaction with real engineers and scientists at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The program not only inspires, engages and educates students, but also helps create a new workforce ready to serve our nation's future space exploration. Check out the HAS website for the application deadline: http://has.aerospacescholars.org/. For more information, also watch High
*No Nonsense* Twitter Tutorial - How use Twitter Social Networking Platform
In this post I will show you how to get set up on Twitter. It is a way to stay instantly connected with people. In this video you will see some of the basic settings.
Katie's Loved One
Students who are #UMNproud discuss some of our many campus traditions, from painting the Washington Avenue bridge to sacrificing a pair of shoes in the name of success.
Zorgsector : Verliefdheidsgevoelens in de hulpverlening Je vindt hier een presentatie die gewijd is aan het volgende onderwerp: Wat als er een cliënt verliefd wordt op de hulpverlener? De soorten liefde (zoals bijvoorbeeld de romantische liefde, graag …
Je vindt hier een presentatie die gewijd is aan het volgende onderwerp: Wat als er een cliënt verliefd wordt op de hulpverlener?
De soorten liefde (zoals bijvoorbeeld de romantische liefde, graag …
Probability (Part 7)--More on Conditional Probability
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of conditional probability while touching on Bayes' Theorem. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Civil War Draft Brings Chaos to New York City
Short on volunteers for the Union cause, Congress instituted a military draft, but when the draft wheels arrived in New York City on July 11th, 1863, the poor revolted and riots ensued. (03:57)
2007.03.30-Podcast 101 (Audio)
A basic overview of the podcasting including history, hardware, software, and terms.
Arthur's Computer Disaster Read-Aloud (Narrated by Clay Aiken)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Computer Disaster written and illustrated by Marc Brown. The narrator is Clay Aiken. In this Arthur episode, Arthur gets hooked on a game called Deep, Dark Sea. When Mom leaves and asks Arthur not to touch computer, he can't resist. Buster and Arthur grab the mouse at same time and screen goes blank. Arthur fears the worst. Words appear at bottom of screen as the narrator reads. There is a play, stop, forward