Holiday shopping may not be merry
Sept. 12 - Summary of business headlines: About a quarter of American shoppers expect to spend less this holiday season according to a poll conducted exclusively for Reuters; Bank of America puts 30,000 jobs on chopping block; U.S. stocks close up after speculation of Italian-Chinese debt deal, but Euro stocks tumble. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Cuba's music schools jazzed up
Sept. 12 - American musicians from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra give lessons and donate instruments to Cuba's music students. Tara Cleary reports.
MIG en MAG : Veilig en verantwoord lassen De technologie van het MIG en MAG lassen. De voor- en nadelen van beide lasmethodes en een analyse van de fouten die zich kunnen voordoen bij het lassen zelf. Extra informatie: Geschiedenis van het lassen, andere soorten …
De technologie van het MIG en MAG lassen.
De voor- en nadelen van beide lasmethodes en een analyse van de fouten die zich kunnen voordoen bij het lassen zelf.
Extra informatie: Geschiedenis van het lassen, andere soorten …
3-D printing with variable densities
The MIT Media Lab's Neri Oxman and Steven Keating discuss their work on 3-D printing, a technique that originated at MIT.
Video: Melanie Gonick
Thanks to Timothy Cooke and Dr. John Fernández for collaboration in producing the concrete samples.
MITEI LIDS Seminar
Recorded on 9/12/11
The 55th BFI London Film Festival Launch
On 7 September 2011, the programme for The 55th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, was launched to an audience of invited guests at London's Odeon Leicester Square. Sandra Hebron revealed programme highlights, and a number of filmmakers were in attendance to talk about their films, including producer Andrew Eaton and writer Peter Morgan (360), director Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea), as well as directors Carol Morley (Dreams Of A Life) and Dexter Fletcher (Wild B
Children of the New Democracy
The transition to democracy in South Africa brought real improvements in the opportunities open to many children and young people. Some constraints and pressures of the Apartheid Era have been mitigated or removed. In some respects, however, the lives of children and young people have not changed and, in some respects, they may have worsened. The extension of political rights to all adults has not meant an end to poverty among children and adolescents, personal security has declined, and AIDS ha
1910-2010: South Africa as a Unitary Nation State
Peter Merrington, novelist and Professor Extraordinaire in the Department of English University of the Western Cape, was guest speaker at UCT's Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great TextsBig Question lecture in September 2010. His illustrated lecture "First Light False Dawn" explores the making of a public cultural identity for a new nation and responds to the first hundred years (1910-2010) of South Africa as a unitary nation state. Merrington explores the meaning of h
Zero Robotics NASA TV kickoff spheres
Recorded on 9/10/11
Cancer Cells vs. Healthy Cells
Learn about the differences between cancerous cells and healthy blood cells in this VERY brief video. (00:25)
Seaweed hidden wedged in a rock crevice
Seaweeds are vulnerable to desiccation when exposed during low tide. They attach themselves in crevices to trap moisture. Their thick cell walls also trap moisture for the organism, which is why seaweeds appear slimy and wet.
Design a Flying Machine
The purpose of this activity is for the students to draw a design for their own flying machine. They will apply their knowledge of aircraft design and the forces acting on them. The students will start with a brainstorming activity where they come up with creative uses for every day objects. They will then use their creativity and knowledge of airplanes to design their own flying machine.
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: T. Lüscher, P. Sever & G. De Backe on ASCOT
P. Sever and G. De Backe in conversation with T. Lüscher: The ASCOT Trial
Sacred calendars : Pesach : Professor Agata Bielik-Robson talks to Professor Tom O'Loughlin
Agata Bielik-Robson, an expert in Jewish thought, explains how Jews celebrate Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). She talks about its origins and significance for Jewish people today.
GRCC Board of Trustees Meeting (September, 2011)
Regular meeting. Recorded 9/19/2011
Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
Manitoba History 6-2
Environments and Ecosystems
Students explore the biosphere and its associated environments and ecosystems in the context of creating a model ecosystem, learning along the way about the animals and resources. Students investigate different types of ecosystems, learn new vocabulary, and consider why a solid understanding of one's environment and the interdependence of an ecosystem can inform the choices we make and the way we engineer our communities. This lesson is part of a series of six lessons in which students use their
Earthquakes in Utah
Students will gain a better understanding of how earthquakes and volcanoes are formed and how they have contributed to the geology of Utah. This web-based lesson will help guide you through a number of websites that will help you gain a better understanding of earthquakes and volcanoes especially happening in Utah.
"Economic Warfare" [Building Blocks for Liberty (2006; 2010)] Pundits are accustomed to utilizing the language of war and strife to depict economic relationships. This is confusing, irrational and misleading. For the dismal science addresses mutual benefit, or positive-sum
[Building Blocks for Liberty (2006; 2010)]
Pundits are accustomed to utilizing the language of war and strife to depict economic relationships. This is confusing, irrational and misleading. For the dismal science addresses mutual benefit, or positive-sum