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.
ETOM- Mobile Devices in Higher Education
Szymon Machajewski presents at GRCC's 2011 ETOM conference about Mobile Devices in Higher Education
Professor Malone talks CCI
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Van Jones: “Rebuild the American Dream: Green Jobs and Beyond”
Watch video of Van Jones, a pioneering leader in the clean-energy movement and author of The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems, speaking at Vanderbilt University Oct. 19. Jones’ talk, “Rebuild the American Dream: Green Jobs and Beyond,” is the 2011 Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture presented by the Robert Pennkeep reading »
U.S. targets 4 million with refi program: HUD Secretary
Oct. 24 - U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan says a new proposal to help homeowners with underwater mortgages will target 4 million people but it's unclear how many will participate.
Guest Speaker: Vali Nasr, Professor of International Politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Author of Forces of Fortune: The Rise of the New Muslim Middle Class and What It Means for Our World (2009) and The Shia Revival (2006). http://www.olli.berkeley.edu/courses/index.html
Gaddafi's body lies in Misrata market cooler
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Gaddafi's body lies in a market place cold storage unit on the outskirts of Misrata, as Libyan authorities debate his burial. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
YouTube generation looks for a job
Oct. 21 -In the UK, employers and recruitment agencies are experimenting with video as a way of expediting the search for potential employees. Matt Cowan reports.
Learn with Pictures and Video S2 #21 - Spanish Recipes for Fluency
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You never really got into cooking until you moved to Spain. Now that you live here, you seem to be cooking all the time because Spanish food is so different than what you’re used to. This can sometimes be a problem — especially when you don’t know the Spanish how to [...]
22.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Zum zweiten Hilfspaket für das von der Pleite bedrohte Griechenland sollen die privaten Gläubiger nach dem Willen der Staaten der Euro-Zone deutlich mehr beitragen, als bisher geplant. Euro-Gruppen-Chef Jean-Claude Juncker sagte in Brüssel am Rande der Beratungen zur Vorbereitung des EU-Doppel-Gipfels, es bestehe
Environmental Concerns in China
Experts predict that China, now the world's largest emitter of CO2, will produce even more in years to come. Wen Bo, a leading Chinese environmentalist, sheds light on his approach to raising environmental awareness in his home country.(5:01)
Libyans divided over Gaddafi burial
Oct.22 - Tripoli newspapers publish photographs of Gaddafi body as Libyans argue over the disposal of his body. Sunita Rappai reports.
Saudis grieve Prince Sultan's death
Oct.22 - Saudi Arabia mourns Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud's death. Jessica Gray reports.
Most people would rather stick pins in their eyes than draw up a budget. They may have a point. If you're the type of person who always has plenty of cash, knows exactly where every penny goes, and never has trouble paying bills, skip this lesson. You're either too rich or too smart to need it. For the rest of us, unfortunately, making -- and sticking to -- a budget is the essential tool for ensuring that our money gets used the way we need it to.
This patient education program explains asthma including the causes, symptoms, and treatment of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Money talks: October 24th 2011
This week we focus on the crisis in Europe, after the weekend's summit yielded little more than a plan to meet again on Wednesday
Avalanche Dogs: Jason O'neill
Meet Jason O'Neill and learn how avalanche rescue dogs work their magic. (1:48)
17th Street Canal
Explore visits the Ninth Ward district of New Orleans, where in August 2005 rising waters blasted through a levee in the 17th Street canal. Approximately 2,000 people were killed and $84 billion of damages were incurred. (5:20)