New Russell small-cap ETFs increase investing precision
Oct. 13 - Russell Investments' head of global ETFs Jim Polisson discusses the company's four new small-cap ETFs that allow money managers and investors to invest in narrower slices of the Russell indexes.
Harrisburg controller says bankruptcy the right move
Oct. 13 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania City Controller Dan Miller tells Reuters Insider filing for bankruptcy was the best move for the city, especially to protect its most valuable assets from being sold.
Lower Intermediate S6 #23 - Making Extra Formal Japanese Requests
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Your friends want to go away for the weekend to relax, and they suggest that you visit a resort with hot springs. You’ve never been to a hot spring, and you don’t even know what a hot spring is, but it sounds like fun. When you meet up, your friend hands [...]
The Language of Dance
Though Bharatanatyam dance has Hindu origins, it is now practiced by Hindus and non-Hindus alike for its beauty and story telling capabilities. Come learn the language of dance. This style of dance incorporates expression, rhythm, and melody to tell a story. (7:14)
Dangerous animals on the loose in Ohio
Oct. 19 - Dozens of exotic animals including tigers, lions and bears were let loose on Ohio farmland by their owner before he committed suicide, sparking a shoot-to-kill hunt for the wild beasts and forcing panicked residents to stay inside. Sarah Irwin reports.
Greek protesters clash with police
Oct. 19 - Greece shuts down as thousands of angry demonstrators protest a new austerity bill, ahead of a parliamentary austerity vote and crucial EU summit. Kirsty Basset reports.
Battlefield 3 targets Call of Duty
In a battle for supremacy in the lucrative first-person shooter video game market, Electronic Arts is looking to gain ground with Battlefield 3. Matt Cowan reports.
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What's the chance?: concepts of probability
Probability offers one of those rare intersections where classroom mathematics crosses middle school experience. The problem scenarios investigated at this level often start with a game—as did theoretical probability itself. Students find that many of the phenomena they encounter in game playing have predictable outcomes. To reach that conclusion, they need opportunities to consider data they generate, noting patterns that emerge and comparing their results with those predicted by theory.
16.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der algerische Schriftsteller Boualem Sansal ist in der Frankfurter Paulskirche mit dem Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels geehrt worden. Sansal sei ein "unbändiger Erzähler", sagte der Schweizer Literaturwissenschaftler Peter von Matt in seiner Laudatio. Der 62-Jährige sei gnadenlos im Urteil über die Habgi
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The Art of Healing Violence
The children at the Queen Rania Family and Child Center in Jordan use paint, brushes, and paper to discover their dignity and identity. The art program teaches the children to trust themselves and deal with traumatic experiences. (9:10)
This brief commercial combines bandwagon with glittering generalities to persuade its audience to drink Coca-Cola. The clip could also be used with a lesson on on drawing conclusions or inferencing skills. (0:45)
Welcome and "Human Adaptation to Climate Change in the Archaeological Past"
Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science and Policy - Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Welcome by Dimitar D. Sasselov, Senior Advisor to the Science Program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Professor of Astronomy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University "Human Adaptation to Climate Change in the Archaeological Past" by Jennifer R. Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis
The Great Wall
The Great Wall of China stretches more than 6,400 kilometers, or nearly 4,000 miles through northern China. China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, began constructing the wall in the 3rd century BC to protect the northern borders of his empire. (2:41)
This patient education program explains cold sores. It reviews signs, stages, infection, outbreaks, diagnosis and treatment options, as well as self-care and prevention. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Economy pulling out of soft patch
Oct. 20 - A drop in weekly U.S. unemployment claims and a rebound in monthly regional business activity point to an economic recovery that is once again growing slowly, even though housing remains a problem. Conway G. Gittens reports.