The Respiratory System
The major function of the respiratory system is to supply the body with oxygen and remove carbon dioxide. This is part 2 of 10 in the Confirm physical health status series.
Kratts Creatures-Creature Rescue-Part 3 of 3
In part 3 of this video, the Kratt brothers introduce animal rescue centers. Needs vary depending on type of animal, size, age, etc. Baby birds have to be fed every 20 minutes. Returning creatures to where they belong is the main goal of the rescue center. This is part three of three. (9:16)
What Is the Distance From Venus to the Sun?
What Is the Distance From Venus to the Sun? The distance from Venus to the sun is 108.2 million kilometers, but it can vary to about 107.5 million kilometers at times. Discover why Venus is much warmer than many people would think it is. This video is in lecture format. (01:39)
Lukashenko sworn in amid controversy
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko is sworn in for a fourth term in office after winning a December election by a landslide.
Facebook raises $1.5 bln
Summary of business headlines: Facebook raises $1.5 billion; Hu heads home with high U.S. marks; GE profits up, but Bank of America posts loss; Dow streak: eight winning weeks.
Ex-Vivendi CEO found guilty
A Paris court delivers a guilty verdict in the trial of Jean-Marie Messier, former CEO of the media conglomerate Vivendi.
Thirteen Colonies - Cartoon Overview
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to give a brief explaination of the thirteen colonies. Key terms and names include: Jamestown, Pilgrims, Plymouth, French and Indian War, New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies, plantations, and Revolutionary War. Run time 05:00.
Regional Spanish Series - Peruvian #8 - Do you have chicha?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Do you have chicha? Well, I never! Okay, okay, it sounds bad, but really, you will have to listen to the listen to get the full context! Beatriz and Joseph tell us about “chicha morada” and some interesting phrases related to it. The only thing better than that beverage is [...]
Spain's trashiest hotel turns heads
Madrid's newest hotel is unlikely to receive many recommendations from top travel guides, but it is making tourists stop and take notice.
Hu concludes US visit
On the final day of his four-day visit to the U.S., Chinese President Hu Jintao spoke to students at a leading Chicago high school with a focus on foreign language programs. Jon Decker reports.
Elektrische schakelingen : Serie- en parallelschakelingen Aan de hand van een zelfstandig werk maken leerlingen kennis met serie- en parallelschakelingen.
Aan de hand van een zelfstandig werk maken leerlingen kennis met serie- en parallelschakelingen.
Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
'Chindia' - a marriage of cultures?
Why talk up the differences when the complimentary traits of the two great emerging markets, India and China, could lead to greater opportunities, wealth and prosperity for the whole World. "Language" holds the key, says Ravi Bhoothalingam, Founder and Chair of Manas Advisory.
BCG-K@W Procurement Report: Part 1 -- the Strategic Perspective
The Boston Consulting Group's Hal Sirkin discusses procurement in the context of global business, and the ways that companies from emerging economies are challenging traditional multinationals. This is Part 1 of an 8 part series.
Smithfield Market, Birmingham c.1890s OP09004 SMITHFIELD MARKET, Birmingham, West Midlands. A corner of Smithfield Market c.1890s. A steam tram travels down Moat Row towards Smithfield Street. Moat Lane is to the left with the Drovers Arms to the right on the corner of Bradford Street.
SMITHFIELD MARKET, Birmingham, West Midlands. A corner of Smithfield Market c.1890s. A steam tram travels down Moat Row towards Smithfield Street. Moat Lane is to the left with the Drovers Arms to the right on the corner of Bradford Street.
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Mining for Negawatts
The MIT community is conducting a great deal of exciting research related energy consumption in built environments. I will begin with a overview of some of the research projects at MIT, ranging from lighting to building controls. I will then do a deeper dive into research being conducted at the Field Intelligence Lab at MIT on the topic of negawatt mining. The term "negawatt" has come to indicate saved, or negative, watts from measures that reduce energy consumption. However, not all negawatts c
Social Science and the Middle East: myths, pitfalls and opportunities
No area of the globe so challenges the contemporary social scientist or the ordinary citizen as do the twenty-five countries of the Middle East. At the same time, none generates as much public controversy and unease. From its multiple wars and inter-ethnic conflicts, and the rise of religiously defined ideologies, to the enduring place it occupies in world energy markets this region is of central concern to all who seek to analyse, or formulate policies for, the world of today. In this lecture,
Barack Obama and the Muslim World
This lecture will assess how successful President Obama's engagement with the Muslim world has been. Gilles Kepel is Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs at LSE IDEAS.