Republicans will end up with Romney vs. Gingrich: KBW analyst
Nov. 10 - KBW analyst Brian Gardner argues the Republican party's presidential race may end in a contest between former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.
James Murdoch is "toast", says media executive Porter Bibb
Nov. 10 - James Murdoch did not impress during his testimony in Parliament and may not have much time left at News Corp as he may face criminal charges, Mediatech Capital Partners' Porter Bibb says.
Jefferson County bankruptcy seen having little market impact
Nov. 10 - Lebenthal Municipal Asset Management's Gregory Serbe says the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market can withstand Jefferson County's bankruptcy filing, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
Douglas Waller: 2011 National Book Festival
Journalist and author Douglas Waller appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Douglas Waller, a former veteran correspondent for Newsweek and Time, has reported on the CIA for six years. Waller also covered the Pentagon, State Department, White House and Congress. He is the author of the best-sellers "The Commandos: The Inside Story of America's Secret Soldiers," which chronicled U.S. Special Operations Forces, and "Big Red: The Three-Month Voyage of a Trident Nuclear Subm
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Using the Second Derivative Test
This video explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. If the second derivative is always positive, the function will have a relative minimum somewhere. If it is always negative, the function will have a relative maximum somewhere. Other ways of solving optimization problems include using the closed interval method or the first derivative test. (1:06)
Inside the Occupy movement - Mexico City
Edur Velasco, a participant in the global "Occupy" protest movement, speaks to Reuters on November 10 from the protest camp outside Mexico's stock market in Mexico City.
The Mystic and the Moon-Woman: A Case Study in 17th Century Religious Experience
The Mystic and the Moon-Woman: A Case Study in 17th Century Religious Experience presented by David J. Halperin Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Celebrating the Arts
The 2011 Duke Arts Festival and DEMAN Weekend highlight the artistic talents and aspirations of students and Alumni. Learn more at http://www.facebook.com/dukedeman and http://arts.duke.edu/festival.
Five Pressing Challenges for Doctoral Education
Chris M. Golde speaks on Five Pressing Challenges for Doctoral Education at the Johns Hopkins University Conference on the Future of Ph.D. Education on October 25, 2011
Infinitives vs. Gerunds
This video is a lecture using typed slides that explains the difference between infinitives and gerunds. The lesson begins with the definition of each part of speech. The instructor uses examples of both parts of speech to help the viewer remember the difference between the two and how to use the parts of speech correctly. (05:06)
India's leading anti-corruption activist gives her take on Occupy Wall Street
Nov. 11 - Kiran Bedi gives Chrystia Freeland her opinion of Occupy Wall Street, and why it is a problem that the moment is sending a message to banks, but is not offering a solution.
Police release CCTV of ferry hijacker
Nov 12 - Police released CCTV footage which they said showed the hijacker of a Turkish passenger ferry walking to the boat's terminal. Rough cut (No reporter narration)
Arabic alphabet with short vowels
Arabic alphabet with short vowels
Identifying Misleading Graphs
This five-minute video explains how to identify a misleading graph. Clear and concise. (05:03)
Theodore Roosevelt The Right of the People to Rule Speech
In this video, students will listen to President, Theodore Roosevelt give his famous "The Right of the People to Rule" speech. This resource will help to build background knowledge and build real world connections. (4:00)
China vs. India
Nov. 13 - India has a better demographic for economic growth: lots of young people, ManpowerGroup CEO tells Chrystia Freeland. But its new infrastructure puts China on "a faster track" - for now.
Why sharing the wealth is good business
Nov. 13 - Economies grow most powerfully when all the population participates, B.N. Kalyani says outside the World Economic Forum's India summit. Business is doing what it can, he tells Chrystia Freeland. Government needs to do more.
Indonesian Islamists protest Obama visit
Nov. 13 - Thousands of Indonesian Islamists protest ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit, to attend the East Asia Summit in Bali. Travis Brecher reports.
"The consumption model cannot be sustained"
Nov. 13 - The global economic crisis shows that the developed world's reliance on debt and consumption to propel their economies will no longer work, S. Gopalakrishnan tells Chrystia Freeland. The executive Co-Chairman of Infosys, a global IT company, says income levels in the West will fall.