Breakingviews: Hollande's 75% tax proposals don't make sense
Feb. 29 - French presidential candidate Francois Hollande's proposed 75% tax on incomes of over €1 million looks like nonsense, would be unworkable and could damage his credibility say Reuters Breakingviews.
New Dinosaur Research: Microraptor's Feather Color Revealed
A team of American and Chinese researchers, including scientists from the American Museum of Natural History, has revealed the color and detailed feather pattern of Microraptor, a pigeon-sized, four-winged dinosaur that lived about 130 million years ago. By comparing the patterns of pigment-containing organelles from a Microraptor fossil to those in modern birds, the scientists determined that the dinosaur's plumage was iridescent with hues of black and blue like the feathers of a crow. Their re
Building a Business: Understanding Financial Control (slides)
Slides to accompany Simon Husband's talk "Understanding Financial Control".
This health education program reviews the types of muscles, how they function, and the various injuries and diseases that can harm them. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Managing Cholesterol (Spanish)
This health education program explains high cholesterol, its affects and treatment options. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Exercising for a Healthy Life
This health education program discusses the benefits of being physically active in reducing the risk of heart attack. It also presents exercise options and tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Diabetes and Meal Planning (Spanish)
This patient education program explains and promotes healthy eating habits, especially in relation to diabetes. It reviews how diet effects diabetes, the food groups, what constitutes a healthy diet, the food pyramid, and blood sugar levels. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
This health education program discusses malaria including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. It also provides prevention tips for those traveling to countries where malaria is common. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
First Lieutenant Shelby Westbrook enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and joined the nation's first all-black air corps shortly after Pearl Harbor. There he not only fought the enemy abroad, but worked hard to set an example for other African Americans struggling for equal rights. In this video clip, learn more about his services fighting in World War II. (2:20)
Diagramming for development 2 - Exploring interrelationships
This unit introduces you to the following systems diagramming techniques - Influence diagrams, Multiple Cause Diagrams and Cognitive Maps. Using a case study project based in Africa, this unit illustrates the powerful use of systems diagramming for international development management. This is a companion unit to Diagramming for development 1: bounding realities (TU872_1).
The Head Chef
This videos shows what a chef must do to prepare for a 100 people coming to dinner. For Chef Dennis Burrage that means
creating special dishes with new and different recipes that will give
his customers a unique dining experience. This video shows the importance of planning ahead, architecture, and math. Good for career day or to start a project on designed a restaurant..Running time 2:15 minutes.
An explanation of prevalence as the measurement of a situation at one time
Web Ontology Language
Web Ontology Language
Early Modern Spanish Theater: Ana Caro’s “Valor, agravio y mujer”
Watch video of Valor, agravio y mujer (closing scene): directed by Rosie Seagraves and presented by graduate students in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese This presentation took place on April 4 as part of the Early Modern Spanish Theater: Text and Performance Symposium.
Chapter 56 - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Chapter 56. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Elizabeth Klett.
Chapter 57 - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Chapter 57. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Elizabeth Klett.
Ribbon Easter Eggs
This short video, hosted by TV personality Carol Duvall, gives a great idea for an art teacher or everyday crafter on how to create ribbon easter eggs. (01:27)
Spot-Billed Pelican Landing
This very short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Spot-Billed Pelican landing from flight. The spot-billed pelican is relatively small with the typically large bill that characterises this family of waterbirds. These birds have large, expandable throat pouches which are used to scoop up fish from the surface of the water. As their common name suggests, these pelicans possess a spotted bill. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make rea