ISS Update - Sept. 23, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 23, 2011.
Mr. Abbas goes to the Security Council
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says he will seek full membership for a Palestinian state from the United Nations on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. We offer historical context and break down what this request really means.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Frank Zappa on the Line
Cliff Snyder '77 tells a story familiar to his son, Carl Snyder '12, about Frank Zappa periodically calling for a fellow classmate on the common phone in Cliff's dorm.
Using Kids Infobits
Using Kids Infobits (A Gale Database) to find information for Social Studies Projects. Recorded for 4th and 5th grade students in library classes.
A Horse Connection
Five persons with special needs have their lives changed forever through a unique and engaging horse riding therapy program.“What is it we feel when we ride a horse?” This question opens ‘A Horse Connection,’ a documentary that explores the relationship between horses and persons with special needs. Nancy King, a specialist in Equine Assisted Therapy, introduces us to her riding therapy program, designed to assist special needs considerations. This includes au
Simile or Metaphor?
What is the difference between a simile and metaphor? Answering that question is the goal of this student-created video. Metaphors are direct comparisons; similes use like or as to make the comparison. Shakespeare's famous metaphor," All the world is a stage," is used as an example. ( 1:24)
Aid drops to Pakistan flood victims
Sept 19 - Almost a month after monsoon rains triggered floods in southern Pakistan, many towns and villages remain submerged, and the army is dropping emergency rations by helicopter. Nick Rowlands reports.
Breivik arrives in Norway court
Sept 19 - The man who has admitted to killing 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage in Norway arrives for a court remand hearing in Oslo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Europe Day Ahead: Markets seen pricing in Greek default
Sept. 19 - Tense negotiations between the Greek government and its key lenders are expected to dominate the financial markets with traders focused on whether the nation will see an orderly or disorderly default.
Political, budget costs to figure in U.S. deficit deal talks
Sept. 19 - Brookings Senior Fellow Bill Galston says Obama and GOP leaders have moved away from compromise on deficit reduction as both sides weigh the political and economic costs of a stalemate.
Felix TV: You are not a hedge fund manager!
Reuters finance blogger Felix Salmon tells us the best way to plan for retirement. Hint: it's also the most stress-free method.
China yuan convertibility will take 10 years or longer: CLSA
Sept. 19 - The yuan should rise 3-4% during 2012 but full convertibility will take a decade or more, says CLSA China macro strategist Andy Rothman.
Olympians@Google: Kristi Yamaguchi
Olympic figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her journey leading up to the Olympics, her charitable work, as well as her new book "Dream Big, Little Pig." This event took place on August 23, 2011, as part of the @Google Talks series. Kristi Yamaguchi is an American figure skater and 1992 Olympic Champion in ladies' singles. She is also a World Figure Skating Champion in 1991-1992 and National Champion in 1992. In December of 2005, sh
Is Social Security a Ponzi Scheme?
Stem verloren : Drama Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
Informatieve tekst over luizen In deze bijdrage vind je een informatieve tekst over luizen. Leerlingen leren wat luizen en neten zijn. Ze leren ook wat ze moeten doen als ze luizen hebben.
In deze bijdrage vind je een informatieve tekst over luizen. Leerlingen leren wat luizen en neten zijn. Ze leren ook wat ze moeten doen als ze luizen hebben.
EHBO, wat moet ik doen? Het eerste deel van dit bundeltje gaat over het lichaam:
Het eerste deel van dit bundeltje gaat over het lichaam:
War on climate change
In this podcast - Going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley. Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources.
User-generated content : archeologies, economies and ecologies
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media workshops, Professor Jon Dovey (UWE) presents his research into user-generated content. PLEASE NOTE: The presntation begins with a five minute video clip - keynote begins thereafter. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Professor Jon Dovey, University of the West of England Jon has recently been appointed to the
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches t