Snakes based on Escher Drawing
An animated 3D short based on a woodcut by M. C. Escher. A masterful display of graphics, this video uses snakes to show how the drawing "moves." Good for a graphics art or drawing class.
Khodorkovsky found guilty again
A judge declares former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his partner guilty of charges including embezzlement in their second trial.
Flat trading in quiet stocks session
Summary of business headlines: stocks mixed in thin trading, snowstorm hits northeast on key shopping day; Amazon says Kindle holiday sales strong.
Answer: How do you keep motivated?
Both 2010 Nobel Laureates in Physics and 2010 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Ei-ichi Negishi, answer the question, "how do you keep motivated with your research?"
På tisdagen berättade vi på Klartext att barn får mer biverkningar än vuxna av samma sorts medicin. Vi berättade också att en kvinna dömdes för två mord i Värnamo.
Lesson 70 – Coffee Break Spanish
In lesson 70 of Coffee Break Spanish we’re dealing with one of the trickiest things to do in a foreign language: make telephone calls. When you can’t see the person to whom you are speaking, it makes things that bit more difficult! In this episode you’ll learn the standard phrases used when making phone calls [...]
1 kid, 6 adults : China's new family
China's one-child policy results in one-child, six adult households, a demographic timebomb in a country unprepared for an ageing population.
5 new lines for Beijing's subway
Five new subway lines open in Beijing, with more planned as the capital struggles to balance transportation gridlock and residents' desire for cars.
Former Israeli president guilty of rape
Moshe Katsave, the former president of Israel, has been found guilty of rape and other sexual offences by a court on Thursday.
Vergil - Bucolica Bilingual - Eclogue I lines 1 - 40
TWC Edwards compiled a very useful text of the Bucolics of Vergil, published in London in 1825 - little studied or read in his day, and even less so nowadays. The poems are broken into sections - the vocabulary (English and Latin), the Syntactic Order is given in Latin, and finally, the poem itself. I am very impressed with this little book as a learning tool, but have found few others that use the same methodology.
GS-08: Controlling CSS from the Property inspector
Perform CSS-related tasks directly from the Property inspector, without having to go the CSS Styles panel. Style font, font size, color, and more for any existing targeted rule.
Evolution in Action
10 salamanders look completely different though they are the same species. Leaning to the argument of evolution.
Money talks: January 3rd 2011
In this week's programme - the FCC's ruling on net neutrality, China's king of e-commerce and the mining industry's scramble for Africa
Learning by Doing
Patricia Collins, Assistant Professor of the Practice at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, discusses the importance of learning-by-doing. The learn-by-doing method permits students to take classroom lessons and immediately apply them on-the-job. This hands-on experience positions students for success in the highly competitive software industry.
Hopi Polacca bowl
Polychrome red and brown on tan bowl with interior design; minor exterior marking notch on side with hole possibly for hanging. Goog [condition] some surface hairline cracking inside and outside" -- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan to the Museum
OZONE presentation 2013: Daring to Dream
Janet Hoek talks about the ASPIRE 2025 programme, aiming to make New Zealand Aotearoa smoke-free by 2025. This talk was part of the OZONE 2013 presentation held in September.
yay 3d printer! Make-A-Bot is a small DIY additive fabricator ("3d printer") using the fused deposition / fused filament fabrication principle. It uses commercial open-source components from Makerbot Industries with custom mechanics and construction. The machine chassis is waterjet-cut aluminum and the pedestal and electronics cabinet are 6mm laser-cut acrylic. For more information on Make-A-Bot, see http://www.etotheipiplusone.net/?page_id=1114 . Make-A-Bot is just the project name, and
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo