Cameron: UK riots a "wake-up call"
Aug. 15 - British Prime Minister David Cameron promises an all-out war on gang culture following the "wake-up call" of recent riots. But opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband warns against knee-jerk "gimmicks". Nick Rowlands reports.
Basics of Astronomy: Planetary Orbit
The narrator, using simple computer animation, explains the Three Laws of Kepler in reference to planetary orbits. (02:55)
Some Thoughts on Learning Latin
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Keynes v Hayek [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor George Selgin, Professor Lord Skidelsky, Duncan Weldon, Dr Jamie Whyte | How do we get out of the financial mess we're in? Two of the great economic thinkers of the 20th century had sharply contrasting views: John Maynard Keynes believed that governments could create sustainable employment and growth. His contemporary and rival Friedrich Hayek believed that investments have to be based on real savings rather than fiscal stimulus or artificially low interest rates. BBC Radio
Urdu Taster Lesson: Parts of the Body - lesson plan
Urdu Taster Lesson: Parts of the Body - lesson plan.
Backstage: Bones, at the Edinburgh Festival 2011
Our very own Jane Upton's play 'Bones' is on at the Edinburgh Festival this year (at the Zoo Venue - if you're in the area, nudge nudge!) Backstage caught up with her during final rehearsals before cast and crew set off for the festival. Find out more about the play and the Fifth Word Theatre company who are producing and directing it. http://fifthword.co.uk/
Deadly blast targets drug rehab centre in Colombia
March 22 - A blast targeting a drug rehabilitation centre and homeless shelter kills four people and injures 11 in Medellin, Colombia. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 international news. For
Het Diamodel Het document bevat een lesvoorbereiding, een presentatie over 'Hoe maak ik een diamodel?' en een presentatie 'Wat is het resultaat van een diamodel?'.
Het document bevat een lesvoorbereiding, een presentatie over 'Hoe maak ik een diamodel?' en een presentatie 'Wat is het resultaat van een diamodel?'.
Ken Loach retrospective
The BFI presents a national celebration of Ken Loach. One of the most distinguished English filmmakers at work today, Loach is responsible for some of the most memorable British film and television productions of the last five decades. Find out more: http://www.bfi.org.uk/loach
Big Stuff: Earth
This series looks at how the really gargantuan things of the world work. This episode covers huge industrial places on Earth. Topics covered include Gary Works the steel manufacture, ceiling cranes, London's Underground, monster mechanical moles, Hughes Space and Satellite Plant, Gold Mine in Nevada, P and H Electric shovels, and the Ski dome.
Some Learning Questions include: 1. What place in the United States is among the world leaders in steel manufacturing?
2. How many Disne
Using new code snippets for AIR and mobile
Get an overview of the new AIR and mobile device code snippets in Flash Pro CS5.5. Learn how to use a snippet to make an object move onscreen when a user tilts their mobile device.
Spartans make a difference in Peru
More than 3,500 miles from home, a group of Michigan State University osteopathic medical students, faculty members, and volunteers are participating in a medical education trip in Peru. During their mission, the team will treat patients who have waited hours to receive medical care.
High Tech Classrooms & Eye Health
Classrooms are becoming high-tech, and teachers are incorporating digital devices & applications into daily curriculum. But how does this affect children’s vision? The American Optometric Association shares new guidelines for parents and teachers.
PharmGenEd™ Program Implementation
Director, PharmGenEd™ Training for Health Professional Schools, Dr. Kelly Lee, Pharm.D, BCPP, discusses how to implement the PharmGenEd™ Train-the Trainer Program into the curriculum, in addition to discussing the evaluation components for faculty trainers.
Unhinged This article originally ran on Tuesday, February 17, 2009. It was near the low of the last stock-market cycle and the economy had endured a year of unprecedented government interventions. The Federal Reserve had made a series of bailouts, Detroit had been bailed out, and we had the various stimulus programs. These measures were sure to restore "confidence" and make statistics like unemployment and GDP better than the Shaping Policy in Academia and Across the Nation A New Conversation with Jack Welch
Issues of work/life balance and campus climate dominate this panel looking at policies to foster and retain girls and women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). As moderator
Marc Kastner notes, in spite of dramatic improvements at places like MIT, significant challenges remain.
The University of C
Jack Welch has never been one to pussyfoot around when it comes to discussions of leadership, and he doesn’t break from form during a lively give-and-take with MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein and an audience of Sloan students.
Schmittlein starts with a series of questions involving the reasons why some top corporations
This article originally ran on Tuesday, February 17, 2009. It was near the low of the last stock-market cycle and the economy had endured a year of unprecedented government interventions. The Federal Reserve had made a series of bailouts, Detroit had been bailed out, and we had the various stimulus programs. These measures were sure to restore "confidence" and make statistics like unemployment and GDP better than the
Shaping Policy in Academia and Across the Nation
A New Conversation with Jack Welch