"Sonnet 4 - Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend..." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
Shakespeare was fond of puns. At the time this was written, the word "spend" at the end of the first line had a double meaning. It meant to ejaculate. They had the idea that the body made only a limited supply of procreative fluid - and that it deteriorated in quality with expenditure. The poem advises the young man to ration his usage of semen to create an heir and pass on his beauty - and not use it "for having traffic with thyself alone". It's interesting that they were aware that se
On Exploitation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Hillel Steiner, Dr Nicholas Vrousalis | Child labour, sweatshops and low wages: there are many market exchanges that strike us as morally problematic because they are exploitative. But what exactly is exploitation? And how could a voluntary and mutually beneficial exchange be morally wrong? Hillel Steiner is professor of political philosophy at the University of Manchester. Nicholas Vrousalis is assistant professor in political philosophy at Leiden University, Netherlands.
Lecture 5 13-14-Professional Development (COMP1205)
Lecture 5 13-14-Professional Development (COMP1205)
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
9: Dr. Anne Piehl from Shaping & Strengthening Correctional Policy and Legislation etc.
Dr. Anne Piehl presents on the panel "Shaping & Strengthening Correctional Policy & Legislation through Research - What are the possibilities for New Jersey" at Evidence-Based Interventions Lead to Improved Outcomes, Day 1 of The Rutgers University Evidence-Based Initiative For Justice Policies and Practices' Conference, Evidence: The Catalyst of Change in October 2011.
Trans-imperial Subjects and the Mediation of Sovereignty in the Early Modern Mediterranean
Natalie Rothman, Assistant Professor of History, University of Toronto
Luxury car sales boost BMW
Jan. 9 - BMW has posted record car sales for 2011 and forecast a boom in luxury cars would keep it ahead of rivals this year. The world's number one maker of luxury premium cars is enjoying strong demand from China and the United States. Hayley Platt reports.
Climate Change in a Bottle: The Set-Up Part 3 of 4
Lesson ObjectiveStudents build models of environment systems to explore climate change. Questions to ConsiderNotice how the teacher models the set up visually and verballyWhat does the teacher mean by "purposeful chaos"?Why was it important for the students to set up their own experiments?Support Materials BelowData sheets, experiment instructions and more.
David Beckham will be doing a live Google interview on Thursday, January 19th at 9am PST / 12pm EST / 17pm GMT. Watch the interview live on youtube.com/atgoogletalks. As an added bonus, hangout with David directly after, right on his Google+ profile at 10:30am PST / 1:30pm EST / 18:30pm GMT. Add him to your circles now for all the latest updates: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108846998869637201361/
Gestión Financiera en el Sector Turístico
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Politics and Religion. Let's talk about it.
As the nation ramps up for another presidential election, it's time to confront that unspoken social nemesis - the specter of politics and religion. Associate professor, Matthew A. Sutton, addresses this issue in a thoughtful, nonpartisan manner through in depth studies on the origins and history of religion and politics in America. Hoping to make history relevant to his students and the wider public, Sutton publishes in many venues, including a recent op-ed in the New York Times. His book, "A
This video promotes energy and water conservation, which are two concepts pertaining to sustainability. The song, "Conservation Man", was composed and performed by Clemson University volunteer Matthew Phillips. The audio was recorded at the Clemson University radio station studio (WSBF 88.1 FM). The video was produced by a group of students engaged in a client based technical writing class (English 314 * Professor Mike Pulley). For students' names, please see the credits at the end of the vid
Periodic Table Video
This two minute animation and song help students understand the different elements. It goes very rapidly and so may need to be stopped for discussion.
Place Value, Part 2 of 3
In this video, the instructor shows how to write a nine-digit number in standard form. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan was the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (04:09)
Learn French - Dans le Métro, Part 1 (On the Subway)
In this video the instructor recites various words that are associated with the subway in French. For beginning and intermediate learners. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are recited.
Water-skimming ball leaps from surface
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/-brightcovecreateexperiences.html
Derecho Laboral Individual
En la asignatura “Derecho Laboral Individual” se toma como punto de partida el análisis de las relaciones sociales que constituyen el propio objeto del Derecho del Trabajo, para centrarse en la relación individual de trabajo. De este modo, se estudia la relación de trabajo asalariado, sin entrar en la dimensión colectiva del Derecho del Trabajo. Para ello se parte de una visión global del Derecho del Trabajo que permite delimitar el objeto de estudio de la asignatura y descender al aná
Educational Choices and Subjective Expectations of Returns - Woman and Public Policy Program
Educational Choices and Subjective Expectations of Returns: Evidence on Intra-Household Decisions and Gender Differences The goal of this paper is to improve our understanding of educational decisions in two dimensions: First, we investigate if determinants of schooling differ between male and female youths. In particular, we are interested in the role of expectations about monetary returns to schooling, perceived risks of earnings and unemployment for different schooling scenarios and returns
Target's next trend: boutique chic
Jan 12 - Target will launch upscale shops within its stores in an effort to stand out, as retail sales post their weakest reading in 7 months. Bobbi Rebell reports.