A shining year for gold
The gold price has hit several all-time highs during 2010, as investors worried about economic recovery or the euro zone debt crisis, and it's expect to climb further in 2011.
The Daily's Double Shot: 12/17/2010
This finals week episode features highlight clips from the fall 2010 season of shows. The shows included features on campus outreach programs, student activities (including a rousing game of zombie tag) and profiles of stand-out students who are proud to be Huskies.
Fluids (Part 5)
Introduction to Archimedes' principle and buoyant force. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 08:41.
Thomas Alva Edison
This is a 30 minute biography of the life of Thomas Alva Edison, (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the firstinventors to apply the principles of mass production and
Job prospects still bleak for 2011
Jobs outlook for 2011 improving, but not good enough. Economists say unemployment will likely hover around a grim 9 percent, twice what it was before the recession started.
China's fast food face inflation threat
Rising real estate and labour costs making life increasingly tough for China's cheap fast-food outlets; higher-end chains with more pricing power better placed.
Adaptive Equilibration of Mycobacterium tuberculosis within the Host Macrophage
2010 CEND Symposium - Mechanisms of Drug Therapy and Resistance in HIV and TB - Part 4 Kanury Rao, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology - "Adaptive Equilibration of Mycobacterium tuberculosis within the Host Macrophage" http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/ Funding for this conference was made possible in part by Grant 1R24TW008822 from the NIH Fogarty International Center. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and mod
CI Days 2010 at Purdue Keynote Speaker Donna Cox
CI Days 2010 at Purdue December 8, 2010 Keynote Speaker featuring Donna Cox , Professor of Art and Design University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Director of the Advanced Visualization Laboratory at the National Center for Supercomputing Application (NCSA), and Director of the Emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media (eDREAM) Institute.
Discovery Channel-Planet Earth-Pole to Pole-African Animals Return to the Wet Season at Kalahari
This video beautifully illustrates how African animals including hippos, giraffes, baboons, and zebras return to Kalahari as the wet season begins. (Running Time is 3:01.) (There may a short commercial before the video commences.)
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint: Part 1
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint: Part 1. Part of the series: How to Make Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations. How to use Microsoft PowerPoint to learn how to make the best computer presentation possible in this instructional video.
How to Use Oil Pastels for a Background
How to Use Oil Pastels for a Background. Part of the series: Oil Pastel Techniques. The background of a drawing or painting can be filled in using oil pastels, and the colors can be blended easily into shadow areas. Make an oil pastel background look like a painting with creative...
How to Add Fractions With Negative Numbers
Adding fractions with negative numbers is the same as adding whole numbers with negatives. Find a common denominator when adding fractions with negative numbers with help from a math author.
CI Days 2010 at Purdue Using CI at Purdue
CI Days 2010 at Purdue Using CI at Purdue December 8, 2010 featuring Gabriela Weaver, Chemistry; David Salt, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, and Matt Potrawski, Purdue Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity and Survivability of Microsystems.
5 new lines for Beijing's subway
Five new subway lines open in Beijing, with more planned as the capital struggles to balance transportation gridlock and residents' desire for cars.
TALAT Lecture 1201: Introduction to Aluminium as an Engineering Material
This lecture provides an introduction to metallurgical concepts necessary to understand how structural features of aluminium alloys are influenced by alloy composition, processing and heat treatment, and the basic affects of these parameters on the mechanical properties, and hence engineering applications, of the alloys. It is assumed that the reader has some elementary knowledge of physics, chemistry and mathematics.
Russian tycoon imprisoned until 2017
A Russian judge sentenced former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to six additional years in prison after convicting him of multi-billion dollar theft and money laundering. Jon Decker reports.
With or Without a God: Natural Law and Property Rights [Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
[Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
Cynthia Breazeal makes social robots, machines with the capacity to interact with people on psychological terms. She says they “open up a new world of questions.” But these increasingly sophisticated devices make Sherry Turkle uneasy, since they challenge the idea of human relationships and the very “purp