Dictionary of American Regional English
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/features/dare/ Contradicting the popular notion that American English has become homogenized, the Dictionary of American Regional English demonstrates that our language still has distinct and delightful local character. With the arrival of Volume V, readers now have the full panoply of American regional vocabulary, from Adam's housecat to Zydeco. In this video, DARE Chief Editor Joan Houston Hall and Wordnik Founder Erin McKean explain the history and significance
Wowzies Sing About the Color Orange
In this video the Wowzies sing about colors with an emphasis on orange. "Please help me discover that the world is full of color". The lyrics repeat themselves a couple of times---that's orange. This is a good teaching resource for young students and/or special education students as they learn colors. (2:04)
Sunday Service - 10/30/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr. Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Forming, Norming, Storming, Reforming. Opening excerpt from the sermon: (36:45) "Stop me if I'm telling your story. You learned from your church or your parents that God the Father made you, nurtured you, and cares for the smallest detail in your life; that Christ came to find you, and died for you, and that when you see the nail-marks in Christ's hands you see how much God loves you; that
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Opening
Truman's presidential library is unveiled. In attendance are former president Herbert Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Chief Justice Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson and more. (01:19)
Halloween haunts NYC
Nov. 1 - From floating eyeballs and skeletons to macabre costumes and political messages, it's all on ghoulish display at New York City's annual Halloween parade. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Programs of Distinction - Flannery O'Connor Studies
Short biographical introduction to this famous Southern writer best known for eccentric, even grotesque characters and her wry, satiric style. O'Connor's Catholocism informs her writing on multiple levels. (1:28)
Visual Studio Toolbox: Analyzing Your Code In this episode, Robert looks at how you can analyze your code to see if it meets coding standards. Standards are made up of rules and Visual Studio includes about 200 rules organized into rule sets. If you are using Visual Studio Premium or Ultimate, you can use the managed code analysis tool to check your code and see where your code violates the rules. If you don't have Premium or Ultimate, you can use FxCop, a standalone code analysis tool that is part of the Windows SDK.
In this episode, Robert looks at how you can analyze your code to see if it meets coding standards. Standards are made up of rules and Visual Studio includes about 200 rules organized into rule sets. If you are using Visual Studio Premium or Ultimate, you can use the managed code analysis tool to check your code and see where your code violates the rules. If you don't have Premium or Ultimate, you can use FxCop, a standalone code analysis tool that is part of the Windows SDK.
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U.S. Day Ahead: Nonfarm payrolls to rise a bit: Reuters poll
Nov. 3 - October employment is set to have improved by 95,000 jobs, according to a Reuters poll, which isn't enough to bring down the unemployment rate significantly, says Reuters Correspondent Jason Lange.
Legacy Day 11.11.11 - TGC Helps Student in the Library
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=248284341881080 Celebrate Clemson history at Legacy Day Nov. 11 The determined spirit and generosity of Thomas Green Clemson is impacting and changing the lives of all Tigers even still today. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni and friends are invited to learn about and celebrate Clemson history at Legacy Day from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Fort Hill. Legacy Day will feature food, fun, and entertainment including tours of the Fort Hill home.
This is an interactive guide to toxic substances commonly found in water, rivers, offices, stores, schools, parks, homes, and factories. Substances include arsenic, asbestos, carbon monoxide, lead, mercury, ozone, radon, and toluene.
The Whole Frog Project
Computers can't teach everything in anatomy, but they can teach some things better, either by themselves or through synergy with conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog- as a case in point.
Books of the month: China
A biography of Deng Xiaoping and a book on the opium war probe some of the myths of modern Chinese history
Aggie Astronaut Mike Fossum Visits With Texas A&M From Space Station
Former Texas A&M University student Mike Fossum '80, currently aboard the International Space Station, answered questions from a crowd of more than 200 Texas A&M engineering and physics students during a live chat on campus Oct. 28. Fossum is expected to return to Earth later this month.
298 GG Color Your Readers' Imagination with Words
"Dogs" or "mastiffs"? "Beer" or "ale"? It really does matter.
European shares lose ground
Nov. 4 - European shares extended falls on Friday, with investor sentiment hit after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said hardly any G20 countries had committed to participate in the euro zone bailout fund. Matt Cowan reports.
Facebook CEO visits Harvard
Former Harvard student and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by his old stomping grounds to answer a few questions.