Is the world any closer to closing the gender gap?
Despite improvement in the health and education spheres, women still fall behind in economic sectors around the world. Listen to what World Economic Forum Senior Director Saadia Zahidi tells Reuters Michelle Nichols about the 2011 Global Gender Gap report.
Regulators on top of MF Global
Nov. 3 - Mary Schapiro, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, says the U.S. regulator is conducting a broad review of MF Global, which filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this week. Rough cut. No reporter narration.
Area of a Regular Hexagon
In this eight-minute video, Sal Khan focuses on using what we know about triangles to find the area of a regular hexagon.
In this nine-minute video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy, discusses what a species is and isn't. He talks about Ligers, tiglons, mules, hinnies, and dogs.
Authors@Google: Harry Kraemer
Harry M. Kraemer visited Google's Chicago office to talk about his book From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership on September 6, 2011. About the book: Respected former CEO, professor, and speaker examines what it takes to become a values-based leader Harry Kraemer argues that today's business environment demands values-based leaders who, in "doing the right thing," deliver outstanding and lasting results. The journey to becoming a values-based leader starts with s
155: The corruption trap
Emerging markets are where money is to be made: pent up consumer demand, cheap labour, few regulations. But just under the surface lies the murky world of corruption, ready to derail even the most scrupulous businessperson. Now what?
T.C. Myers and Bros. Milling Co., Epsom, Indiana
Thomas C. Myers was born in 1866 and worked in the milling and mercantile business at various points with his brothers Charles and Alfred. For twenty-six years they operated a saw mill as well as building the first flour mill near their hometown of Epsom.,Daviess County Journey,Addressed to: Miss Gertrude Dobbins, 1221 Pleasant St., Indianapolis, Indiana. Message: My Dear Gertrude: Received your card the other day. Epsom has made several improvements since you were here. No, I have never taught.
Harold And His Amazing Green Plants
This is a Disney Cartoon Short Called "Harold And His Amazing Green Plants" Taking From The Disney show"Ludwigs Thank Tank" .(08:15)
London pub is going to the dogs
Nov. 8 - The owner of the Mucky Pup Pub has turned his north London boozer into a pop-up doggy diner for just one night. Tara Cleary reports.
Government and Progress Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
Duke Chapel Live - 11/6/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 11/6/2011
High Tide in Hawaii
OSIRIS REx: Tapping Asteroid RQ36
Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and professor in the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Sciences Laboratory, started his career at the UA as a math major. As a young student, he was accepted into the NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Program. Today, he is the principle investigator on the OSIRIS REx mission to return a sample of pristine, carbon-rich material from asteroid 1999 RQ36. Such material may just contain precursors to key biomolecules that could tell us how life on Earth began. Th
PB Wall Squats
Teaching: • Stand with back against PB against wall Coaching: • Keep body weight over middle of feet on ground • Sit hips back and squat until thighs are parallel with ground • Drive through hips to stand up Common Errors: • Knees cave in • Athlete shifts weight to toes • Posture is lost
Perimeter and Area of a Non-Standard Polygon
In this three-minute video, Sal Khan focuses on the area and perimeter of a pentagon.
Area of a Circle
In this three-minute video, Sal Khan uses a word problem to focus on the area of a circle.
Newbie Lesson S4 #26 - Japanese Self-Introductions: Make a Great First Impression
As you know, you only get one chance to make a great first impression. When you’re in Japan, you’ll need to quickly and confidently tell people who you are, where you’re from, and what you enjoy doing. These three simple facts about yourself are enough to form lasting friendships. Sentences as simple as, “My name [...]