Soros: Angela Merkel was the creator of the European crisis
George Soros explains to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland how German Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions in 2008 could lead to the disintegration of the European Union. Consequently, a disorderly default of European sovereignties may lead to a global financial meltdown worse than 2008. He explains his analysis here.
All things considered, there is a lot to learn about teaching, and much of it comes from educational psychology. Teaching as a career has distinctive features now that did not figure as prominently in its profile a generation ago. The features make it more exciting in some ways, as well as more challenging, than in the past. From a teacher’s point of view, the changes mean learning knowledge and skills—and practicing them—that were less important in teachers’ repertoires in earlier time
Musicians@Google: The Goat Rodeo Sessions (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile)
The Goat Rodeo Sessions is an ambitious and groundbreaking project that brings together four string virtuosos: world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile. These artists -- each prominent figures in the music space independently -- have come together as a unique ensemble for this project. The music, including two tracks with female vocalist Aoife O'Donovan, crosses several different genres. While visiting Google New York they performed
2011 ESS Alumni Lecture
Talk by Harry W. Green entitled, "From the Nano to the Global Scale: Using Nanoscience Observations to Understand Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics."
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.06.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.06.09 Lecture 3 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 9.29.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 9.29.09 Lecture 1 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.01.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.01.09 Lecture 2 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
More Industrial Meanderings
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Proteins & Enzymes: Transglutaminase | Lecture 8 (2011)
Wylie Dufresne (wd~50) October 24, 2011
Facebook CEO visits Harvard
Former Harvard student and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by his old stomping grounds to answer a few questions.
Economic Update on WBAI Nov 5
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Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, Part 1
Sal Khan, in this four-minute video, gives examples of how to convert basic repeating decimals to fractions.
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
Our Climate Challenge Forum
Experts from Texas Tech University discuss solutions for a changing climate at this forum held November 3, 2011. Ron Roberts, Chief meterologist at KAMC served as moderator. Speakers were Katharine Hayhoe, Ken Rainwater and Patricia Westbrook from Texas Tech University.
Who's Afraid of the Human Genome
Jeffrey Kahn of the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics gives a preview of his discussion planned for December, 1, 2011 in Nashville -- alluding to the power and some potential pitfalls to avoid with personalized medicine.
Roller Coasters and Their Design
The laws of the physics and a great deal of math are what it takes to design a roller coaster. This video explains how these subjects are needed to make a safe and exciting ride.
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Art Videos for Kids: Getting to Know Degas (Video Clip)
When is an Impressionist not an Impressionist? When he's Edgar Degas! Get to know the strong-willed banker's son who showed his work with Cassatt, Monet, and Renoir, but never considered his ballerinas, racetrack jockeys, and cabaret singers to be "Impressionist" art. Why not? This brief video clip will give students a glimpse into the life of this famous artist. (1:46)
Stealth music festival to rock Kabul
Sept. 30 - Music replaces gunfire on the streets of Kabul as the city prepares for a one-day music festival - the first of its kind for decades in Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Another Mexican blogger beheaded
Nov. 10 - Mexican social media boom draws drug cartel attacks, as fourth victim is found dead with threatening message. Nick Rowlands reports.