Search for Rare Earths, Key Materials for Energy Innovation
By: RASEIBoulder Rare earth minerals are difficult and expensive to mine. And like most mining activities, doing so results in environmental damage, particularly because the ores from which these metals are extracted can be radioactive. Chinese mines have produced rare earths at a much lower cost, forcing competitors to shut down in recent years and creating a near monopoly. Japan is developing technology to improve recycling of some rare earths from discarded electronic products. And it is seek
Amateur video shows fierce fire fights in Syria
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Three videos uploaded to a social media website purport to show fighters from the Shuhada Al-Islam Brigade in a fierce fire-fight with Assad forces outside Damascus. Jennifer Davis reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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 topi
NAPFTDS Region 4 Conference
The National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools held its Region 4 Conference on the West Campus of Del Mar College, Nov. 10-11, 2011.
"I Have A Dream" Speech Marked Civil War Centennial
Author and historian David Blight connected the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement during the recent Gilder-Jordan Lecture in Southern History event. A professor at Yale and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center, Blight's latest book, American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era and Our Own Time focuses on Civil War memory. The following is a short piece from that lecture. Produced by Mary Stanton.
nanoHUB-U Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics
Nanoelectronic devices are an integral part of our life, including the billion-plus transistors in every laptop. We have condensed the essence of a 30-week (2 semesters) course into two 5-week classes that convey the experience of a university course that can be taken anywhere in the world. Visit https://nanohub.org/u for more info! Don't forget to register before the first course starts on January 23, 2012!
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Meet the Author: Gary Braver
Gary Braver discusses his new novel, Tunnel Vision, in which a grad student, Zack Kashian, falls into a coma after a biking accident on an icy Boston street. Months later, he awakens, reciting the Lord's Prayer in its original Aramaic, although he claims to be an atheist. Attracting the attention of both religious followers and neurologists, Zack's case causes public controversy over whether this is proof that an afterlife exists or if it is a medical condition explained by neurobiology. Dr. Eli
This video explains how to find the area under a curve. When finding the area under a curve for a region, it is often easiest to approximate area using a summation series. This approximation is a summation of areas of rectangles. The rectangles can be either left-handed or right-handed and, depending on the concavity, will either overestimate or underestimate the true area. (5:52)
Reading Bear: Short A
This video demonstrates sounding out many CVC words using the " short a" sound. Each word is illustrated with a picture, a sentence, and a video. This video is part of WatchKnowLearn's Reading Bear Program (see www.ReadingBear.org). ( 15:16)
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Structural Semantic Elements in HTML5
In HTML5 more tags were introduced to show the meaning (semantics) of the text it contains. Some of these semantic tags are for showing the structure of a web page like header, navigation part, a […]
[Panel Discussion] International experience with clinical data dissemination
iDASH Privacy Workshop 2011 October 10-11, 2011 Led by Lucila Ohno-Machado Khaled El-Emam (Canada), Tim Holt (UK), Christian Hinske (Germany), Hanna Suominen (Sweden and Australia), Pekka Jarvinen (Finland), Jonathan Sellors (UK)
Tavi Gevinson: A teen Just Trying to Fgure it Out
Fifteen-year-old Tavi Gevinson had a hard time finding strong female, teenage role models -- so she built a space where they could find each other. At TEDxTeen, she illustrates how the conversations on sites like Rookie, her wildly popular web magazine
for and by teen girls, are putting a new, unapologetically uncertain
and richly complex face on modern feminism. Tavi Gevinson is a fashion blogger and a feminist who encourages everyone to embrace their complexity and
University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Culture Shock! – Tell us Your Story Alex Henry, Project Coordinator, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums This video shows Alex's presentation at the Culture Shock Conference held at Newcastle's Live Theatre on 29th September 2011 Culture Shock! was an experimental partnership project designed to collect 1,000 digital stories from people in the North East of England; preserve them in perpetuity using digital technology; and share them as widely as possible. All of the Culture Shock! stories were
What is digital storytelling? Barrie Stephenson, Owner of Digistories This video shows Barrie's presentation at the Culture Shock Conference held at Newcastle's Live Theatre on 29th September 2011 What makes a story digital or how does digital technology inspire a new generation of storytellers? Did storytelling ever go away or is new media really breathing new life into long forgotten skills? Scrapbook television, as digital storytelling has been described by one of it's early practitioners, is
Shoulder and Elbow Program Overview
In this short video Syed Ashfaq Hasan, M.D., gives an overview of the University of Maryland Medical Center's Shoulder and Elbow Program. He discusses the types of conditions treated and procedures offered including arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, instability procedures for dislocated shoulder, shoulder replacement surgery and elbow arthroscopic procedures. Related Links: UMMC Department of Orthopaedics http://www.umm.edu/orthopaedic/index.htm Shoulder and Elbow Program http://www.umm.edu/
Are You a Human
Real live person or spambot? Are You a Human can tell. Everybody knows them—those irritating computer programs known as CAPTCHA that make users decipher squiggly confusing letters in order to get to the web content they want. Tired of trying to copy those wriggly letters? A simple game proves you're human, and offers endless marketing potential too. Secure access to web material, without the frustration.
Can Your Brain be Tricked by Different Levels of Light?
In this demonstration, Dr. David Brainard shows how a black object reflecting more light than a white object, appears to the human eye. Here is an in-depth explanation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_2spb2ghE4
Thanksgiving - Secondary
This one minute video is based around a person talking about his philosophy about being family and Thanksgiving and gratitude. Delivered in much the same fashion as a sermon.