Breakingviews: BTG Pactual pulls off hot market debut
April 26 -- Billionaire André Esteves' BTG Pactual raises $1.96 bln in Brazil's largest IPO since 2009. Rob Cox and Breakingviews columnists ask how much growth it offers investors.
Steve Jobs: Speaking from the Wilderness
Editor’s Note: Nearly 16 years ago to the day, I interviewed Steve Jobs at an investment conference in San Francisco, California. He was “out of favour,” in-between his bifurcated tenure at the helm of Apple, revolutionising movie-making as chairman and CEO of Pixar. In retrospect, we see that Jobs brought his Apple technology approach to the movies and took movie marketing with him back to Apple…
Admiral Kimmel Testifies - Pearl Harbor Hearing
Rear-Admiral Husband E. Kimmel testified before the Pearl Harbor
Investigating Committee regarding his actions as Commander of Naval forces at the time of the Japanese attack. This is a short clip of his testimony, included as the first item in a 14 January 1946. Some language should be reviewed. A great video to show after the study of this event is done by students.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
Patrick Wilson (A'95) - 2012 Commencement Keynote Speaker
Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Patrick Wilson (A'95) will deliver CMU's keynote address for its 115th Commencement at 11 a.m., Sunday, May 20 in Gesling Stadium. Wilson, a critically acclaimed, award-winning actor, was most recently seen in Paramount Pictures' Young Adult and also starring in the CBS drama, A Gifted Man.
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Restoring Civics Education and Renewing Our Democracy - PSA
The Village Square at St. Petersburg College proudly presents: Restoring Civics Education and Renewing Our Democracy Tuesday, May 22 6-8 p.m. Seminole Campus Conference Center Seminole Community Library A dinner event to launch The Village Square at St. Petersburg College Keynote address by former Gov. Bob Graham Question and answer session Book signing for former Gov. Graham's books Keys to the Kingdom and America: The Owner's Manual $30 for The Village Square members $40 for guests Seatin
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ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
'The Very Lonely Firefly' by Eric Carle Story Book Read Along
In this Story Book Read Along, students will hear "The Very Lonely Firefly" written by Eric Carle. Students will enjoy seeing the illustrations and listening to the sound effects. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (4:11)
Basra volunteers train to fight ISIL
Iraqis who volunteered to join the fight against Sunni militants learn about weapons and basic drills at a training center in Basra. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and interna
Inventive chimps use nearby objects to grab food
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25875 Variations in chimpanzee intelligence have been shown for the first time to be strongly dictated by genetic inheritance, echoing findings in people
Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (3:35)
Counting to 5
In this computer animation video, students will be introduced to one on correspondence to the number 5. This is a counting to 5 activity using 5 frame boxes. Students will count the happy faces as the number is shown on screen. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (0:38)
InterSpiritual Discussion with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu: A.M. Session Part 2
This Seeds of Compassion event, which was held on the University of Washington campus April 15, features the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu leading an interspiritual panel to focus on the common theme of compassion that lies at the heart of the world's spiritual traditions.
Do Lectures: Presence
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of Pam Weiss, Founder of Appropriate Response. She gives an incredible introduction into the abundance that comes from being mindful and present that will never think or look at a sycamore tree the same way again. These speeches light a fire in your belly to go and Do your thing, your passion, the thing that sits in the back of your head each day, just waiting, and waiting for
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Memórias paroquiais de 1758
This site digitises the Parish Descriptions of 1758, which resulted from a general research on the geography and social life in Portugal, conducted by the help of questionnaries by the government, and resulting in 44 volumes. The site provides the map of mainland Portugal, on which the user can superimpose the religious division of 1758 (dioceses and parishes); the administrative divisions of 1758( provinces, judicial districts, councils) and the administrative divisions of 1991 (districts,