SHARE Scholar Zihao Wang
Meet Wang "Eric" Zihao, a SHARE Scholar and China competition winner at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu/SHARE
Science Bulletins: Cocaine's Tug-of-War in the Brain
Scientists from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine are probing neurons in the brain's reward center to learn why cocaine can be so addictive. A recent study reveals that the drug activates two different types of nerve cells. An imbalance in these cells may fuel cocaine addiction.
Science Bulletins: When Young Brains Become Social
A brain imaging study from MIT and Yale researchers reveals the neural regions underlying social cognition—the ability to recognize other people's thoughts and feelings—in children aged 6 to 11.
Science Bulletins: Swine Flu: Seeking Genetic Clues
Scientists are quickly sequencing the genes of the swine flu virus, officially called influenza A H1N1, from thousands of patients around the world. These genomes offer critical insight into the extent of the outbreak and the virus's evolutionary changes to help inform diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
21F.315 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Contemporary French Society (MIT)
This course is an intermediate subject designed to help students gradually build an in-depth understanding of France. The course focuses on French attitudes and values regarding education, work, family and institutions, and deals with the differing notions that underlie interpersonal interactions and communication styles, such as politeness, friendship and formality. Using a Web comparative, cross-cultural approach, students explore a variety of French and American materials, then analyze and co
A Capitalism for the People [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Luigi Zingales | When the Italian-born economist Luigi Zingales first arrived in the United States in the 1980s, he embraced the American dream: the belief that what brings you success is hard work, not luck or who you know. But the economic events of the past decade, combined with the actions of politicians from both sides, have undermined capitalism's reputation. In A Capitalism for the People, which he will discuss in this lecture, Zingales warns that the US economy risk
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 1/5
History Channel video about Khubilai Khan and the Mongols. He made Beijing the capital of the biggest empire the world had ever seen. [10:00]
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 2/5
Khubilai Khan was a great ruler because he looked after the destitute and the poor. [10:00] His government even had a postal system.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 3/5
Khubilai Khan tried to empress the noble Mongol families that he should be elected the Great Khan. 1260 He accepted the position of Great Khan at 44 years old.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 4/5
Khubilai Khan pursued the last Emperor a 4 year old boy and he died. In 1279 the whole of China was in Khubilai Khan's possession and the richest man on earth.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 5/5
Khubilai Khan a Mongol at heart - the conquering military chief, he still craved new conquests. He wanted Japan. He enlisted Koreans to invade Japan in 1274. The Japanese and Chinese still hate each other to this very day.
Genghis Khan BBC 1/5
The Secret History of the Mongols. A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. How did this illiterate outcast turn the feuding tribes of Mongolia into a powerful nation and how did he turn the Mongol hordes into a fighting machine that conquered Europe.[10:00]
Genghis Khan BBC 2/5
A warrior does not win a battle by virtue of his birth but what is in his heart. [10:00]
Genghis Khan BBC 3/5
A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. The first to command 12 million square miles.[10:01]
Genghis Khan BBC 5/5
A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. Genghis Khan and his warriors get over the Great China Wall for one month plundered everything in sight.
Breakingviews: Split is no panacea for News Corp's woes
June 26 - Spinning off the scandal-hit publishing arm could make the movie and broadcasting businesses more profitable, but rehabilitation will be slow with Murdoch at the helm.
Kwartet : Gereedschap Kwartetspel i.v.m. techniek, technologie: gereedschappen, werkmaterialen. Sluit in mijn klas aan bij het thema bouwen, waarbij ik de kinderen in hoeken verschillende taken liet volbrengen (waaronder ook meten, prijs berekenen, in Gouden Gids …
Kwartetspel i.v.m. techniek, technologie: gereedschappen, werkmaterialen. Sluit in mijn klas aan bij het thema bouwen, waarbij ik de kinderen in hoeken verschillende taken liet volbrengen (waaronder ook meten, prijs berekenen, in Gouden Gids …
Management Tip from Cranfield School of Management: Dr Tazeeb Rajwani gives 3 tips on whether to use or reject best practices when developing a new product or process
Slow Motion Hummingbirds
Here is some spectacular HD footage of a female Allen's Hummingbird feeding... At times the wing beats are in perfect sync with the high-speed shutter, giving the illusion that the wings have stopped. What a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (3:21)