Venture capital firms focus on Berlin
Oct. 28 - The German capital has gained a reputation as Europe's newest start-up hub, and now venture capital firm Earlybird is setting up an office in Berlin to be closer to the firms it wants to invest in. Joanna Partridge reports
Total gets lift from higher oil prices
Oct. 28 - French oil major Total posted higher quarterly earnings on Friday as stronger crude prices and improved profitability in its refining business helped make up for a fall in its worldwide oil and gas production. Hayley Platt reports
Asia Week Ahead: Major PMI figures coming up next week
Oct. 28 - Major economies from Japan to India will release PMI figures next week; Australia's RBA is expected to slash rates by 25 basis points after softer-than-expected inflation last quarter. Kei Okamura reports.
Spain's jobless rate at 15-year high
Oct. 28 - Spain's unemployment rate rose to the highest level since the end of 1996 in the third quarter with little hope of job creation. Investors are watching Madrid closely as it remains at the forefront of their concerns about Europe's debt commitments. Joanna Partridge reports
Scuffles at Greek "No" protest
Oct. 28 - Scuffles between anti-austerity demonstrators and police break out in Athens as national Oxi Day parades are disrupted by protesters. Conway G. Gittens reports.
End of the attack in Kandahar..
Oct. 28 - Afghan security forces kill four Taliban insurgents who attacked a U.S military base in Kandahar. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable cruise missile.
Oct. 28 - Pakistan test fires locally developed cruise missile with a range of 700 kilometers. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Italian debt hits new high
Oct. 28 - Italy's 10 year borrowing costs top 6 percent for the first time since the launch of the euro more than a decade ago, suggesting the EU rescue deal didn't go far enough in restoring investor confidence in Italy. Kirsty Basset reports.
The world reaches 7 billion
Oct. 28 - According to U.N. projections, the world's population is on the verge of reaching 7 billion. Here's an exploration of this milestone. Multimedia editing by Jillian Kitchener.
Prayers in Mecca
Oct. 28 - Muslims undertaking the Haj pilgrimage arrive and pray in the holy city of Mecca. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Breakingviews: Occupy Wall Street still lacks lucid message
Oct. 28 - Unlike Coxey's Army in 1890s, these protesters don't have a list of demands and aren't presenting a unified front, says Reuters Breakingviews Edward Hadas.
Weather is a constantly changing set of phenomena and easily observable. That's why weather also provides an excellent topic for scientific study. Even though meteorology includes some complex science, it is a wonderful example of how scientists make predictions based on measurements and observations. Each of the investigations in this section on Weather are led by an investigative question. It is important that students come to realize that scientists try to find out about the world by asking q
Timon and Pumbaa's Wild About Safety: Safety Smart Goes Green
When Timon and Pumbaa discover their favorite vacation spot has been polluted, they learn how to make sure the land, water and air around them is clean and safe.
The '43 Group and Battling Anti-Semitic Groups in Britian
This 15 minute video has interviews The 43 Group was an English anti-fascist group set up by Jewish ex-servicemen in the immediate wake of World War II when, on their return to London, they encountered British fascist organisations. The activities of these fascist groups included antisemitic speeches in public places, inciting racial hatred, and from the rank-and-file fascists, violent attacks on London Jews and Jewish property. The 43 Group worked to try and stop this hatred. A good video to sh
Carving up the competition
Northeastern students participating in the 11th annual Great Pumpkin Carving Contest share the inspiration behind their unique creations.
How Can I Graduate?
"How Can I Graduate" outlines the steps toward graduation for CSUN undergraduates in the College of Health and Human Development. While the steps described here are generally consistent across campus, it is recommended that students from other colleges check with their advisors for variations unique to their colleges. This video was produced for the Student Services Center/Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) in the College of Health and Human Development by CSUN VISCOM. Music and sound by
Why Give - Elena Fedyszyn
Having volunteered during all four of her undergrad years with the Girl Scouts, Elena Fedyszyn '09 describes why she also now chooses to give monetarily every year to Johns Hopkins.
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Why ‘Men Can’: Don Unger and the Changing Face of Fatherhood in America
Donald N.S. Unger, the author of Men Can: The Changing Image and Reality of Fatherhood in America and lecturer in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at MIT, writes about representations of men, masculinity and fatherhood in popular culture. Just in time for Father's Day, Unger shares his thoughts with Knowledge@Wharton on the changing role of fatherhood.