A Short History of US Credit Defaults On July 13th, the president of the United States angrily walked out of ongoing negotiations over the raising of the debt ceiling from its legislated maximum of $14.294 trillion dollars. This prompted a new round of speculation over whether the United States might default on its financial obligations. In these circumstances, it is useful to recall the previous instances in which this has occurr
On July 13th, the president of the United States angrily walked out of ongoing negotiations over the raising of the debt ceiling from its legislated maximum of $14.294 trillion dollars. This prompted a new round of speculation over whether the United States might default on its financial obligations. In these circumstances, it is useful to recall the previous instances in which this has occurr
Rip currents in Cornwall, carbon capture and storage
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: why understanding rip currents at Perranporth in north Cornwall could help save lives; and how exactly does carbon capture and storage (CCS) work and how can scientists be sure that co2 will be stored forever?
Great Zoom into Siberia
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
Creating the conditions for radical public service innovation - David Albury
David Albury presents this lecture entitled: Creating the conditions for radical public service innovation, at The Australian National University on 30 June 2011. Public services are facing an unprecedented combination of challenges and opportunities: demographic, technological, public expectations, fiscal constraint, local and global "wicked issues". The need for radical innovation - innovation that achieves significantly better outcomes for significantly lower costs - has perhaps never been g
Charter Schools in Texas: An Overview
Francisco Penning, John R. Slate
In this article we analyzed the literature regarding charter schools in the State of Texas. We specifically examined the evolution of the charter school movement in Texas. Moreover, data […]
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 5: Credit Management
This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson describes funding possibilities, the process for sourcing funds, the measures that should be taken to ensure effective utilization of funds, repayment procedures.
12.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.*** Frankreich will bis Ende 2012 etwa 1.000 seiner Soldaten aus Afghanistan abziehen. Dies wäre ein Viertel der am Hindukusch stationierten Franzosen. Man müsse "wissen, wie man einen Krieg beende", sagte Präsident Nicolas Sarkozy bei einem Truppenbesuch im Bezirk Surobi nördlich der afghanischen Hauptstadt Kab
Meharry Hall, East College, Depauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
Founded as Indiana Asbury College by Methodists in 1837, DePauw University began as a college preparatory school and a 4-year liberal arts college. It was renamed in 1884 for tycoon Washington C. DePauw who rescued the school from financial problems.
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #3 - Top 20 Mexican SpanishVerbs 1
“Taking Mexican Spanish language lessons is really paying off! You’ve learned so many Mexican Spanish vocabulary words that you feel you’re ready for your trip to Mexico! What a great experience you’ll have! Master the top 20 most common Mexican Spanish verbs, which will help your Mexican Spanish fluency. This Mexican Spanish video series is a [...]
Division Word Problem
This lesson is clear and concise. The instructor highlights different portions of the word problem to aid in comprehension. (01:46)
Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants IV: The Use of Skits, A Teachin
Each year since 1999 ABLE has provided a forum for presentation, discussion, and sharing of ideas concerning the use of undergraduates and graduate students to run labs and teach in the Departments of Biological Science. There have been lively films, games, examples, and discussions of the many university training sessions and/or workshops to Train Graduate Teaching Assistants to handle students, labs, and even teaching assignments. This year we will offer four other areas of discussion for you.
Sir Paul Awakens Final Shuttle Crew
The video with audio can also be viewed here: http://1.usa.gov/qle5d0 Paul McCartney and Beatles favorite "Good Day Sunshine" greet the Atlantis crew of Chris Ferguson, Doug Hurley, Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim first thing on Flight Day 8. Sir Paul and the Beatles' music have awakened a dozen past shuttle crews. "Good Day Sunshine" was played for two Discovery crews of STS-121 and STS-128. On learning the popular Beatles song was used to rouse the shuttle crew of STS-121, McCartney treated the
The Plan: Smashed and Surpassed A few years after the Internet opened for business, people began to speculate about its use as an alternative to the physical classroom. As tec
A few years after the Internet opened for business, people began to speculate about its use as an alternative to the physical classroom. As tec
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Colossus of Rhodes
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Colossus of Rhodes
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Michael Stipe Wake Up Song and Greeting
The video with audio can also be viewed here: http://1.usa.gov/pv4Avr The four astronauts of the final space shuttle mission are greeted by R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe and the group's hit, "Man on the Moon" to begin Flight Day 7. On recording this song for the Atlantis' last crew Stipe said, "I recorded 'Man on The Moon' for NASA in Venice, Italy, where Galileo first presented to the Venetian government his eight-power telescope, and in 1610 wrote 'The Starry Messenger' (Sidereus Nuncius), a
The STS-135 Crew Participates in Interviews
The STS-135 crew members talk with representatives of WBNG-TV and WICZ-TV in Binghamton, N.Y., near Pilot Doug Hurley's home town of Apalachin, and KGO-TV of San Francisco. Mission Specialist Rex Walheim is from nearby San Carlos.
STS-135 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 7
A video recap of flight day 7 of the STS-135 mission of space shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station.
Chanson : Désolé, Sexion d'assaut De leerlingen analyseren het liedje Désolé van Sexion d'assaut. Het liedje is heel populair bij de jongeren (vooral bij moslims).
De leerlingen analyseren het liedje Désolé van Sexion d'assaut. Het liedje is heel populair bij de jongeren (vooral bij moslims).