Cuckoo for chocolate in China
China's double digit growth in chocolate sales has caught the attention of major Western chocolatiers who wish to convert the majority of the Chinese population into chocoholics.
Boyle's Law: Pressure vs. Volume
Have you ever wondered why your ears pop during airplane take offs and landings? Or why a ballon pops when you squeeze it too much? Find out the phenomenon behind these questions and more!
State Violence and the Responsibility to Protect: the role of the international community [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Chaloka Beyani, Ignacio Llanos, Professor Sir Adam Roberts | The UN has a responsibility to protect populations from genocide and crimes against humanity, but to what effect? Experts will consider how recent events, such as those in Libya, challenge the international concept of 'Responsibility to Protect'. Chaloka Beyani is senior lecturer in law, LSE. Ignacio Llanos is counsellor of the Embassy of Chile in the UK. Adam Roberts is president of The British Academy.
Making of the April Fools Kittehs Photoshoot
The kind folks at Rochester Animal Services generously let us borrow some cats and kittens (not to mention their facilities) for our April Fools silliness. On a serious note, to visit and adopt these kitties and their sheltermates, visit http://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=8589936604. Music: "Tail Spin," Paul Whiteman, 1934 http://archive.org/details/PaulWhiteman1920-1935CompleteCollectionPartTwo
Political Identities and Organizing for Social Change
Annie Kersting reads her thoughts on how a political identity is developed over the course of a life, and she reflects on how unique experiences are formative to a person's manner of organizing when acting for social change.
TOP 10 COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
In this we show you the top 10 countries in all kinds of stuff from countries with the most shark attacks, to those who rely on nuclear energy to just about anything. A great video to show students and get them to understand the economics and more. The video may need to be stopped at times because it moves very rapidly. The print on the video is small--the viewer will have to open top 'full screen". (04:27)
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Saudi ambassador's assassination intended as "opening act": Bharara
Oct. 11 - Defendants of a well-funded, pernicious plot allegedly had no care or concern for "mass casualties on innocent Americans, on American soil" in furthering the plan, Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York tells a news conference. He says the Saudi ambassador's assassination was allegedly intended as an "opening act" in a series of lethal attacks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Universities' Role in Entrepreneurship
A live "Office Hours" conversation with Kimberly Jenkins, the university's senior adviser to the president and provost for innovation and entrepreneurship. She is joined by Duke senior Sidney Primas. David Jarmul, Duke's associate vice president of news and communications, conducts the interview. Learn more at http://entrepreneurship.duke.edu.
Apple looks to make a dent with iPhone 4S
Oct. 14 - Apple Inc's new iPhone went on sale in stores across the globe prompting thousands to queue around city blocks to snap up the final gadget unveiled during Steve Jobs' life. Matt Cowan reports.
"We are the 99 Percent" From Frustration to Occupation - Institute of Politics
A lively panel and audience conversation about the growing interest and involvement in the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Topics include the movement's primary catalysts, the 2008 bailout, the nation's growing economic disparity--as well as how the movement will grow and evolve in the coming months. October 13, 2011
Pruis Ma133 from 10/13/2011
Pruis Ma133 from 10/13/2011
Blackboard 9.x NCLOR 5.0 Integration Building Block
This building block is to be installed by the Blackboard system admin on Blackboard 9.x systems. Please read the instructions document before installing the building block.
ISS Update - Oct. 20, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 20, 2011.
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results are
Community-Led Physical Regeneration: Tottenham and beyond [Audio]
Speaker(s): Chris Brown | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.