Pay to nap in Paris
Oct. 25 - Paris' first "bar a sieste" helps its sleepy customers beat the afternoon slump. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects on Security (SHARPS)
Presented by Carl Gunter
UIL 2010 WICKED
Snippet from Finn Family Moomintroll
This is the preface from the book Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson. The video includes text, narration, and images. The book is listed on the corestandards.org website as part of the suggested reading material for grades K-1. (03:45)
Sample performance tasks for this story include:
Students identify the points at which different characters are telling the story in the Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson. [RL.1.6]
An Introduction to Togitsu, Japan
A Japanese college student introduces her hometown, Togitsu, Japan, in this selection. The selection contains a slide show of photos with narration provided by the student. ( 3:36)
Cell Rap 1
UNSW Medicine Dean's Series 2010: 'Curing the Incurable'
Unwilling to accept the status quo, three of Australia's greatest minds in clinical practice and research deliberate on the topic 'Curing the Incurable'. These internationally recognised clinicians and researchers have ensured that this is fast becoming a reality. Join us to hear how they have achieved this, the hurdles they have faced and the challenges yet to come. Facilitator: Dr Fiona Wood AM Speakers: Dr Charlie Teo and Professor Cyndi Shannon Weickert
People-of-Color-Blindness: A Lecture by Jared Sexton
Jared Sexton, Associate Professor and Director of the Program in African American Studies at UC Irvine, will discuss the concept of "people of color," highlighting a form of blindness to the singularity of racial slavery internal to its articulation. The first section of the talk charts briefly a theoretical itinerary that reads the radical black feminism of Saidiya Hartman and Hortense Spillers and the political ontology of Frank B. Wilderson against the prevarication regarding slavery and its
Nokia CEO Elop talks about new Windows smartphone
Oct. 26 - Insider speaks to Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop about the mobile manufacturer's battle to win back U.S. customers from Apple and other rivals.
The Future of Europe
Leszek Balcerowicz, former president, National Bank of Poland; and professor of economics, Warsaw School of Economics
Qantas awaits tribunal ruling
Oct.30 - The Australian airline and its stranded passengers pin their hopes on the decision of a government appointed labour tribunal. Paul Chapman reports.
Skylark, The Movie, Part Seven
This selection contains part seven of the movie Skylark. Skylark is the sequel to the book Sarah, Plain and Tall. ( The selection is rather unsteady and blurry.) ( 3:12)
Wealth Strategies: Schwab survey reveals discontent on bonds
Oct. 26 - A new study from Charles Schwab finds U.S. retail bond investors don't think brokerage firms are sharing enough information on bond pricing.
U.S. Day Ahead: Third-quarter GDP better than expected-poll
Oct. 26 - Reuters Correspondent Jason Lange says GDP growth for this quarter could just be a rebound from the high oil prices and Japanese earthquake from earlier this year.
Shell, Statoil profits soar on higher oil
Oct. 27 - Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Norway's Statoil reported big jumps in profits on Thursday, driven mainly by higher oil and gas prices with help from increased production. Hayley Platt reports.
After the attack in Afghanistan
Oct. 30 - Kabul hopes for peace following deadly attack on foreign convoy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Carnegie Sports Weekly: S2 - Ep 01: Rugby League
The Leeds Met Rugby League club has been National champions for the past 4 seasons. The 1st team were winners of the Super 8s last year and the 2nds were also 3rd in the BUCS Premier League. If you want to play Rugby League at a high standard, Leeds Met is the place to be. The Rugby League club is growing every year with 48 active members this year. We work hard on and off the pitch, developing a very social adn welcoming environment for all standards of players. We welcome beginners who want t
AVHRR Fire Data over Africa: April 1992 through December 1993 (1 month-second)
AVHRR 10-day fire averages from the Space Applications Institute, Joint Research Center of the European Commission
Fabled U.S. college football program rocked by child sex scandal
Nov. 7 - Former Penn State football team defensive coordinator Gerald "Jerry" Sandusky faces charges of sexual assault involving eight boys, according to state prosecutors. Pennsylvania's top police officer Frank Noonan said "it's a case about children who've had their innocence stolen from them." Rough cut (no reporter narration).