IDS336 Session 7 Fall 2011
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Economy pulling out of soft patch
Oct. 20 - A drop in weekly U.S. unemployment claims and a rebound in monthly regional business activity point to an economic recovery that is once again growing slowly, even though housing remains a problem. Conway G. Gittens reports.
This patient education program explains melanoma including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, staging, and options for treatment. It also reviews the anatomy of the skin, what cancer is, risk factors, and prevention. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Meten van elektrische basisgrootheden Meten van stroom, spanning en weerstand met een digitale multimeter en een ampèretang.
Meten van stroom, spanning en weerstand met een digitale multimeter en een ampèretang.
Japanese Culture Class #25 - Disaster Prevention Day
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! On Thursday, a 4.8-magnitude jishin, or earthquake, shook our Tokyo-based office - a great reminder that the following day would be Disaster Prevention Day! Today we bring you a Japanese culture class about this day, why it exists, what happens, and some good information about disaster preparation. Tune in and then [...]
Writers Series: Carolyn Forché
Carolyn Forché is the author of four award-winning books of poetry, translator of three books, and editor of Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness. Her poetry has been translated into more than 20 languages. A human rights activist for more than 30 years, she was presented in 1998 with the Edita and Ira Morris Hiroshima Foundation Award for Peace and Culture for her work on behalf of human rights and the preservation of memory and culture. She has received fellowships from the
Immigration and Security
In a live, interactive "Office Hours" conversation, Duke Professors Noah Pickus and David Schanzer take viewer questions on immigration and domestic security in advance of a campus talk by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on October 20, 2011.
Dog Bless You: National Disaster Search Dog Foundation
Disaster search dogs and their handlers save lives in times of crisis. Learn more about the foundation that takes the call to action.(5:42)
Markle Foundation: The Task Force on National Security in the Information Age
The main feature of this Web site is the report titled "Protecting America's Freedom in the Information Age," released in October 2002. It examines how to effectively use information technology to collect and analyze information pertinent to national security. The report states that current government practices are insufficient in this area, and it is laden with recommendations for improving the situation. The task force's final findings and views are expressed in the first part of the report, s
A Well of Memories
Spend an afternoon with the Alzheimer's patients at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Nothing brings back the spirit of youth and joy like music. (5:19)
ISS Update - Oct. 26, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 26, 2011.
Lecture 9B: Political and Poetic Themes in Southern Song Painting
A consideration of political themes in Southern Song Academy painting, especially in works by Li Tang and his followers, ends with long sections on two subjects of this kind: buffalo and herd boy paintings and paintings of swimming fish. The part that follows, on poetic themes in Southern Song, is largely devoted to works ascribed to Ma Hezhi. A great anonymous handscroll of this period, the "Dream Journey in the Xiao-Xiang Region," is shown at length, and followed by shorter treatments of other
Kate Wittenberg & John K. Lippincott - The Future of the Academic Library: A Symposium
"Setting the Stage" May 16th & 17th, 2011 Ron Joyce Centre, Burlington, Ontario http://library.mcmaster.ca/sites/default/files/LJSymposium_program_videolinks.pdf
Turkish quake victims demand supplies
Oct 27 - Earthquake survivors in eastern Turkey demand more aid and supplies as winter weather descends on makeshift camps. Jessica Gray reports.
Weekly ISS Recap - Oct. 17-21, 2011
The weekly International Space Station video recap for Oct. 17-21, 2011.
Gaddafi's body lies in Misrata market cooler
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Gaddafi's body lies in a market place cold storage unit on the outskirts of Misrata, as Libyan authorities debate his burial. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Misrata Libyans celebrate into the night
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Libyans mark the end of Gaddafi's rule with fireworks, as some pose for pictures beside the corpse of the country's former dictator. Julie Noce reports.
Europe Week Ahead: Investors expect plan from EU meetings
Oct. 21 - EU leaders are expected to meet and endorse a plan to strengthen banks' capital bases over the weekend and complete a deal on the scale of the rescue fund and a Greek debt haircut on Wednesday.
Germany's business morale drops
Oct. 21 - Morale amongst Germany's business community is at its lowest point since June 2010 - falling for the fourth month in a row in October. Penny Tweedie reports.
People in Egypt and Lebanon react to Gaddafi's death
Oct.21 - Muammar Gaddafi's death provokes mixed reactions in Cairo and Beirut. Sunita Rappai reports.