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.
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
Zero Robotics NASA TV kickoff spheres
Recorded on 9/10/11
Electric Circuits Design and analysis of currents flowing in series and parallel circuits of resistors and capacitors depend not only on the celebrated laws of Ohm and Kirchhoff, but also on the less celebrated work of Charles Wheatstone.
Design and analysis of currents flowing in series and parallel circuits of resistors and capacitors depend not only on the celebrated laws of Ohm and Kirchhoff, but also on the less celebrated work of Charles Wheatstone.
Finding the Theme
How do you identify the theme, idea about life, in a work of literature? In this video, a teacher models the process using "Romeo and Juliet" as an example. This video would be helpful for students who are beginning to identify implied rather than stated themes.
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.
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.
"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
North America: Showing the Changing Seasons
SeaWiFS false color data showing seasonal change in the oceans and on land for North America. The data is seasonally averaged, and shows fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, and spring.
Séminaire de chirurgie oncologique: Clôture
SEMINAIRE DE CHIRURGIE GYNECOLOGIQUE
Oncologie mammaire et pelvienne
DAKAR - du 6 juin au 10 juin 2011
Faculté de médecine de Pharmacie et d'Odontologie
Université Cheikh Anta Diop
Hôpital de Pikine
Ministère français des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes
Fonds de Solidarité Prioritaire - Mortalité et Morbidité de la Mère et de l'Enfant (http://www.mere-enfant.org)
UNF3S Université Numérique des Sciences de la
SEMINAIRE DE CHIRURGIE GYNECOLOGIQUE
The Energy/Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It
In a meaty lecture that serves as a concise and comprehensive primer on the twin challenge of energy and environment, John Holdren lays out the difficult options for contending with a world rapidly overheating.
“There is no question the world is growing hotter,” says Holdren, “and we do have a pretty good han
TED415 Session 8 Fall 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education - Session eight 10/23/11 Jeff Miller
PAC-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge - OSU
Help Oregon State University win the 2011 Pac-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge. Sign up and log your physical activity at http://www.facebook.com/Pac12BestoftheWestFitnessChallenge
Gifts money cannot buy - Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern
How might one consider debt in a highly emotional situation where its discharge is not possible? In the UK arena of bodily material procured for research or medicine, donations cannot be reciprocated. What are called 'gifts' are not only to diffuse entities such as society or science; the procurement and treatment process often creates specific, if anonymous, recipients who are burdened with / grateful for a gift they cannot repay. Indeed the ability to pay -- and thus pay-off -- the perceived d
Dog Bless You: Mission Arch Elderly Center
Charlie takes Lucky to the Mission Arch Elderly Center in New Mexico, where we learn that the greatest gift the elderly can receive is one's company and time. (3:00)