Translating Africa in Global Contexts
Although African myths and folktales have long been trivialized as childish, translators today are revealing new insights, which show that Africa led the world in the invention of the most sophisticated literary styles. Critics now particularly value the figurality, or use of metaphor, which dominates the African literary imagination. The ethics and politics of translating African oral literature, or folklore, are a microcosm of ethical and political problems around the world. Populations of the
What can we do to keep our heads above water?
After the wettest winter on record, Colin Thorne, Professor of Physical Geography at The University of Nottingham, talks about what can be done to stop our homes flooding in the future.
Stories of Success: Jenna Strother
A feature on Ole Miss soccer player Jenna Strother from the SEC Weekly special, Stories of Success which aired in December 2010.
The Stuff of Genius: Safety Pin
With patents on everything from fountain pens to rifles, Walter Hunt has sometimes been called "America's forgotten inventor." However, his most successful invention was the safety pin.
OERC Symposium 2010: The future of personal wind appliances
Bill Currie speaks at the the 2010 Otago Energy Research Centre Symposium. Held November 24, 2010.
Duke Medicine Profiles: Adrian F. Hernandez, MD, MHS
Get to know Duke Heart Center's providers. Learn more about Adrian F. Hernandez, MD at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/adrian-f-hernandez-md-mhs.
Italians worry over bombs
Romans tense on Christmas eve after bombs explode at two of their embassies.
Club Med opens first China resort
Club Med opens first resort in China; plans four more. The Yabuli resort boasts 18 ski runs, the most in the country.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
China cashes in on UK royal wedding
Chinese factories increase their output of replicas of the Windsor royal engagment ring as world-wide demand for the sparkle remains high.
Arizona shooting memorial
President Obama attends a memorial service for those injured and killed in a shooting rampage.
SP.725 D-Lab: Medical Technologies for the Developing World (MIT)
D-Lab Health provides a multidisciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how to design medical technologies that address those problems. Students may travel to Nicaragua during spring break to work with health professionals, using medical technology design kits to gain field experience for their device challenge. As a final class deliverable, you will cr
How to make Pizza
How to make pizza - learn how to make pizza- the crust, the sauce and the toppings. Moves rapidly and leaves out part such as how to throw the dough.
Ending the War on Drugs Illustrating the environment around infant stars like HL Tau Move to the rhythm Behavior and Policy #12-2 Market Failure
Interviewed by host Alan Butler, Mark Thornton discusses the failed War on Drugs, and how a return to sanity is possible if the intellectual, scientific, and ideological communities rise up against it. He also talks about Janet Yellen, the Fed, and our current economic situation.
By: nsf Artist's impression of a protoplanetary disk. Newly formed planets can be seen traveling around the central host star, sweeping their orbits clear of dust and gas. These same ring-link structures were observed recently by ALMA around the young star HL Tau. For more information visit: go.nrao.edu/pr/planet-formation-alma Credit: National Science Foundation, A. Khan
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Illustrating the environment around infant stars like HL Tau
Move to the rhythm
Behavior and Policy #12-2 Market Failure