With or Without a God: Natural Law and Property Rights [Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
[Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
Famous People With Asperger Syndrome
This short video uses visuals displayed across screen on famous people who have Asperger's Syndrome. There are many talented, brilliant people identified in this video who have Asperger's Syndrome. This would be a great video for typical students to teach tolerance (Running Time 1:16).
How to Build a Paper Quadrant (Episode Seven)
David demonstrates how to build a simple quadrant (with string pointer and straw) out of paper so that a user can measure the angle of the sun. He also provides ideas for using the quadrant. He first suggests downloading a printable, paper quadrant template from his Web site (http://www.davidcolarusso.com/handouts/quadrant.pdf The video is viewed in fast-motion, but is very easy to follow. (1:50)
Tom Wujec demos the 13th-century astrolabe
http://www.ted.com Rather than demo another new technology, Tom Wujec reaches back to one of our earliest but most ingenious devices -- the astrolabe. With t...
The Chinese Inventions and Its Impact on Western Culture
This video is an introduction that lasts 5 minutes, but the whole video is (58:43). It shows the development of China and its people both in terms of geography, the culture, and history as a background to its inventions. Students would benefit from having a map of the country to help show where certain events occur. A good overview video for studying China.
Using Lines of Latitude and Longitude
This video reviews longitude, latitude, equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle, and Greenwich Meridian. There is no commentary but uses maps and visual descriptions. A musical score plays throughout video. It would be very helpful for a teacher to pause the video and explain the map. Running Time says over 5 minutes but it really only plays for about 2:44.
Vatican to adopt new financial laws
Vatican City has moved closer to adopting international banking and terrorism laws following an investigation into its central bank.
The Biology of the Language Faculty: Its Perfection, Past and Future
Noam Chomsky, around whose work much of the Syntax series revolves, gives listeners a glimpse into the evolution of his own thinking, with an emphasis on areas of linguistics where computational considerations play a major role.
Chomsky briefly outlines the key components of a biologically based linguistics that be
The Future of Publishing
Nostalgia, anxiety and optimism mix in this panel devoted to imagining what lies ahead for the book, as publishing professionals and others discuss the impact of digital technology on the business.
Small Beer Press, Gavin Grant’s boutique Massachusetts publishing company, “is still in the business of producing pa
How to pronounce each Vietnamese characters.Vietnamese language is based on the latin alphabet, which has 29 letters.
Using Photomerge Style Match
Learn how to use Photomerge Style Match to change the appearance of one image to match the appearance of another image.
Es una asignatura eminentemente práctica. Con ella se pretende que el alumno adquiera unos conocimientos básicos, que le permita abordar proyectos sencillos de automatización de sistemas industriales de eventos discretos; y esté familiarizado con el equipamiento habitualmente empleado en la industria.
If the World is Flat, What are We Still Doing in Cambridge?
At the very moment when “we have to confront the opportunity or challenge of globalization,” says Allan Goodman, higher education appears woefully unprepared. The world is not ‘flat’ for the vast majority of college students.
Only 30 of 192 U.N. member states boast enrollments of international st
Sunday Service - 1/2/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "A Triangular Faith." Bulletin: http://bit.ly/h83Onr