Ping 137: Kinect illusionist, Kintext, R.I.P. XP, Lumias! We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:
We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:
Thunderbird Emeritus President
Thunderbird School of Global Management gives Angel Cabrera, Ph.D., the honorary title of "emeritus president" in a resolution from the Board of Trustees on April 27, 2012, in Glendale, Arizona.
17.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Nordkorea lehnt im Streit um sein Atomprogramm eine Rückkehr von Inspektoren der Internationalen Atomenergiebehörde - IAEA - jetzt offenbar wieder ab. Wie japanische Medien unter Berufung auf Diplomaten berichteten, reagiert die Führung in Pjöngjang damit auf die Entscheidung der USA, als Reaktion auf den missglückten nordkoreanischen Raketensta
Gatekeepers no More: Public Relations gets the better of journalism in the digital age
John Lloyd, (senior research fellow at the Reuters Institute), gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series
Bioengineering Body Parts
This video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW examines the work of medical researchers who are developing new techniques to repair and replace failing human organs by growing them from a patient’s own cells, thus preventing organ rejection. Organs can be grown on both synthetic scaffolds and the nonliving protein skeleton of an existing organ. If perfected, the techniques could save the lives of thousands of people who die before donor organs become available. (5:28)
Molecules of Happiness: Why Love Matters for Vulnerable Children - "Developmental Trauma, Clinical P
Speaker(s): Dr Ernest Gralton, Professor Stephen Briggs, Lin Hinnigan, Professor Norah Frederickson, Dr Partha Banerjea, Camila Batmanghelidjh | A one day conference to launch LSE research into the model of work used by Kids Company and to discuss what really makes a difference for vulnerable children. Camila Batmanghelidjh CBE is the founder and CEO of Kids Company. She was joined by Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch from the Department of Social Psychology at LSE, as well as senior academics, con
Guide to the Records of the Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Southwestern Pennsylvania Ch
The Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter is a professional organization that began in 1965. The records of the SHSWD include society histories, by-laws, minutes, membership lists, annual reports, and information about workshops and special programs divided into six series that correspond to the society's ongoing donation of records.
Shakespeare's Sonnets: Two loves I have of comfort & despair - Nicholas Fogg
Writer and journalist Nicholas Fogg, sheds light on the historical conundrums of Shakespeare's sonnets. The sonnets represent one of the great literary enigmas and have given rise to endless speculation and debate.
Seven Spot Ladybird Emerging From Pupa (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) emerging from its pupa. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:43)
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
Visual Learning Bridge: Wholes and Equal Parts
In this animated video, students will learn the difference between equal and unequal parts. Students will easily understand the concrete and colorful visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review equal and unequal parts in the elementary classroom. (3:39)
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
Election 2010- what about women?
This site was created by the Fawcett Society during the 2010 U.K general election. The project brings together the main political parties along with other organisations and women voters to ask questions about political policies relating to women. The site includes the questions asked, the responses from the parties and voters.
The Union Siege of Vicksburg
The heavily fortified city of Vicksburg is the gateway to the Mississippi River. To force surrender, Ulysses S. Grant holds the rebel forces under siege for six weeks. Grant will defeat the Confederate forces and gain control of the Mississippi River. In this clip, learn more facts about the Union siege of Vicksburg. (2:37)
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options Moderator: Mr. Nate Freier, U.S. Army War College Panelists: Dr. Steven Metz, U.S. Army War College; Dr. Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, CATO Institute; Dr. Bernard Finel, National War College
Battle of Antietam
The bloodiest single day in American history ends in a Union victory that bolsters President Lincoln's ability to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. In this video clip, learn more about the intense battle of Antietam. (2:45)
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
Windows Phone Minute: Custom Focusing Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Dr. Sharon B. Megdal Discusses Water Management on "Israel Up Close" Program
US Federal and Arizona State Water Conservation experts arrived in Israel for an important learning tour. Israel has a 65-year record of successfully managing extremely scarce water resources, and has become a world leader in water management.