Changes in Matter
Changes in matter can be classified as either physical or chemical, like matter properties. Physical changes include changes in physical appearance but not composition. All changes in state of matter are physical changes. Chemical changes involve changes in chemical composition and require chemical reactions. (01:15)
Purdue focuses on youth at 2011 Indiana Black Expo
Encouraging youth to focus on their academic and community service goals while developing life skills are the themes that Purdue University is supporting at the 41st annual Summer Celebration of the Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/events/2011/110711TaylorBlackExpo.html
How to Ace a Job Interview
This 2:11 minute video provides some insights into how to prepare for a job interview. It is built around doing your homework before going in for the interview.
Transport system ready for 2012 demands: Coe
July 21 - London's reputation rests on smooth transport links for athletes and spectators in 2012, but it won't be a panacea for long-term under-investment, according to Sebastian Coe, chairman of LOCOG.
Stadium dispute threatens future Athletics bid: Robertson
July 21 - Legal wrangles by football clubs over the future use of the London Olympic stadium could harm the capital's chances of securing the World Athletics Championships, according to the UK Minister for Sport.
Wet day for Paris beach opening
July 21 - Paris opens its summertime riverside beach with palm trees, white sand and no sunshine at all. Tara Cleary reports.
U.S. Day Ahead: GE to beat analyst estimates, says Kozey
July 21 - General Electric is likely to beat analyst estimates of 32 cents a share by at least 10 percent, says Reuters Equities Analyst John Kozey.
Kenya grapples with worst drought in decades
July 21 - Nomadic communities in Northeastern Kenya are grappling with effects of what has been described as the regions' worst drought in decades. Jon Decker reports.
Olympic ticket sell-out is coup for London: Coe
July 21 - The British public needs to be realistic about the unprecedented demand for 2012 tickets, says Sebastian Coe, chairman of the London organising committee.
UK on top of Olympic security threat: Robertson
July 21 - The UK Minister for Sport and the Olympics says London is as prepared as it can be to deliver a secure Games, but precautions against terrorism won't be at the expense of people's enjoyment.
Wall St. reform slow going
July 21 - One year after the signing of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation reform legislation, regulators and market watchers say there are still a lot of hurdles to overcome to avoid another financial meltdown. Bobbi Rebell reports.
PowerPoint and skeleton notes - Patrick Doncaster
PowerPoint and skeleton notes - Patrick Doncaster
U.S. fears drag European shares down
July 27 - European shares have fallen for the third-straight session on Wednesday as investors worry about the standoff over U.S. debt. Andrew Potter reports
Zero Robotics "Summer of Innovation 2010"
Zero Robotics is a robotics programming tournament for students, where the robots are autonomous nanosatellites called SPHERES, developed by MIT SSL. Students can write programs to control the satellites from a web browser and final competition is aboard the International Space Station. The NASA/SG Summer of Innovation 2010 tournament was geared toward Massachusetts middle school students. http://zerorobotics.mit.edu
Walmart shrinks to grow sales
July 27 - Walmart is slowly rolling out a new smaller store format called Walmart Express aimed mostly at urban areas like Chicago, as the retailer struggles to end a two-year slide in U.S. same-store sales. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Jim Cooper on Building a Sustainable Employee Enterprise
Jim Cooper (MBA '84) Managing Partner Thompson Street Capital Partners
1 John (Part 2) - Bruce Winter
This is the 9th and final part of the Culture vs. Cross Culture series by Bruce Winter, this time focusing on 1-3 John, James and Jude. The writers of 1,2 and 3 John, James and Jude instructed first-century believers how to deal with the Trojan horse that seeks to destroy love, truth and fruit. The same antidote is needed today.
Beyond the Big Bang: Galileo Galilei (3:36)
In this History Beyond the Big Bang video, the discover of the sophisticated telescopes used by astronomers today to see distant galaxies are direct descendents of the humble lenses used by Galileo Galilei over four hundred years ago. And his confrontation with the Pope and the Catholic religion are explained and why he was punished by them for his scientific findings.
"The Pilgrim" by John Bunyan (poetry reading)
John Bunyan started writing Pilgrim's Progress during his 12-year prison sentence for refusing to conform to the official state church. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pilgrim's_Progress This is the best edition of the book I could find on-line: http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=bunyan&book=pilgrim&story=_contents A pilgrim is someone who is on a spiritual journey, originally a real journey to visit some holy place, such as Canterbury or Mecca. Pilgrims Progress i
Michael O'Neill on Moving Innovative Ideas into Practice
Michael O'Neill (MBA '74) Director of Citigroup