Aid bound for Libyan rebel city
Rice, flour and other staples sent to Benzghazi, rebel stronghold
Ford to bring 'SYNC' to Europe
Appearing at the CeBIT technology fair in Hannover Germany, Ford CEO Alan Mulally announces that the company's voice-controlled communications and infotainment system will launch in Europe in 2012.
Bidder sure of Nan Shan approval
Consortium member bidding for AIG's Taiwan life insurer, Nan Shan, confident of regulator approval; Ruentex Development's shareholders approve $2.2 billion deal.
'Day of Rage' shakes Yemen
A Day of Rage sees hundreds march through the Yemeni city of Aden calling for Yemeni president to step down while in Bahrain's demonstrators continued to rally at Pearl Square.
Pakistani minister shot dead
Christian Pakistani Minister for Minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti, who had called for changes to the country's controversial blasphemy law, has been shot dead in Islamabad.
Visualize It!: Improving Comprehension through Visualizing Comparisons (Virtual Tour)
As a comprehension strategy, visualizing helps students understand the true size of new objects by comparing them to familiar objects. The student created objects for bulletin board certainly help students make concrete connections. This is a great professional development resource to enhance literacy instruction in the classroom. (0:50)
Inside the Milky Way [FULL - HD 1080p]
Embark on an astounding journey across 100,000 light-years to witness key moments in the history of the Milky Way. Using cutting-edge science, National Geographic constructs a 3-D state-of-the-art CGI model of our galaxy. Gaze into the heart of the Milky Way on the hunt for super-massive black holes. Witness as stars are born and die. Fly out and above the plane of our galaxy to understand its true shape and scour its dusty spiral arms for the possibility of life. (1:35:49)
Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables, Part II - Khan Academy
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve and graph a linear inequality (y < 3X + 5). Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (02:41) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
Witness: China, India face off on the 'roof of the world'
July 24 - After years of neglect, India is fortifying its contested Himalayan border with China. Reuters' Frank Jack Daniel explains why the presence of the Tawang monastery makes this area such a hot spot.
On offer this week in your supermarket!
At the end of this lesson you can: gain useful information from simple advertisements.
Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder (30 secs edit) | BFI
BFI Sci-Fi Days of Fear and Wonder (30 secs edit) | Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Join us for a major celebration of film and TV's most visionary genre, from October 2014 to January 2015. Our season will include over 1000 screenings of classic film and television programmes at over 200 locations across the UK, from outdoor events at iconic British sites to screenings in multiplexes, local cinemas and community venues. bfi.org.uk/sci-fi #BFISciFi Watch more on the BFI Player: h
Invest It's Best!
This animated music video is used to teach children and adults about the importance of financing and investing. (04:34)
Controlling Microstructure, Order, and Interfaces in Semiconducting Polymers I
By: icamp2012school Natalie Stingelin, Imperial College of London
Using effects and painting tools for 3D
Use 3D tools to manipulate 3D objects and scenes. Paint on the surface of a 3D object, including painting on textures and bumps.
GS-15: Automatic selection tools
Learn about the automatic selection tools in Photoshop Elements, which select areas of an image based on color and tone. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Landing on Mars
Looking back at the dramatic first landing on Mars.
The Dialectic of Destruction [This article is excerpted from volume 2, chapter 10 of An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995). An MP3 audio file of this chapter, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.] U.S. Morning Call: GE powers on with quarterly earnings
July 20 - GE reported a 2.5 pct rise in Q2 profit as solid U.S. demand for energy equipment offset the effects of a weak EU economy.
[This article is excerpted from volume 2, chapter 10 of An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995). An MP3 audio file of this chapter, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
U.S. Morning Call: GE powers on with quarterly earnings