Bhutan prepares for royal wedding
Oct. 12 - Excitement in Bhutan as popular King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk is set to marry in a traditional ceremony. Simon Hanna reports.
Choral Vespers - 10/13/2011 -- The Duke Vespers Ensemble
A service of Choral Vespers in Duke University Chapel. Officiated by The Rev. Kori Jones. The Duke Vespers Ensemble directed by Dr. Allan Friedman. On Du Friedensfurst, Herr Jesu Christ. Organist: Samuel Hammond, Isaiah 6:1-8,1 Corinthians 14:26-33a, 37-40, Matthew 10:34-42 http://www.chapel.duke.edu/media/documents/10-13-11_V_2up.pdf
Newbie Lesson S4 #28 - Learn This Japanese Before it’s Too Late!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You ask business representatives a lot of questions. But, I’ll bet that one you ask all the time is, “What are your hours?” In Japan, you’ll find yourself needing to ask this important question frequently. More importantly, you’ll need to understand the person’s reply. This newbie Japanese lesson makes it easy for [...]
Semicolons - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains the rules for using a semicolon in a sentence. Semicolons are used in place of a period to separate two independent clauses that are joined without a conjunction. A semicolon is also used to separate a list in which an item includes a comma and before an adverb that joins two independent clauses. (4:18)
Essay Hook - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains how to connect to (or hook) the reader and gain their interest when writing an essay. Essay hooks can either tell or recount a story, give an interesting statistic, provide a relevant quote or give a real world connection. When writing an essay hook, it's important to use definitions sparingly and to weave quotations in to interest the reader. (4:18)
MITEF-NYC: Emerging Markets
Come listen to experts on practical techniques that both small and large companies can employ now in order to sell into emerging markets, including hiring sales representatives, establishing an office, or acquiring a complimentary company. This symposium will expand your awareness of the benefits of globalism and how to fully exploit emerging markets in order to grow your companys revenues.
Discover Tokyo Part 3/3
This 3:32 long video is an overview of this city with the emphasis on the various districts.
Sony shocks with revised forecast
Japanese electronics giant Sony surprised investors by announcing a forecast 90 billion yen loss, instead of 60 billion yen profit as initially expected. Matt Cowan reports.
Concordia Open House 2011: Where's Brian? Video
Concordia University's Office of Student Recruitment would like to invite you to our Open House on Saturday October 22, 2011, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Here is a sneak peek, courtesy of Brian and Matthew, of an aspect of Concordia that you can learn more about on this day. Visit openhouse.concordia.ca to learn more! twitter.com/CUFutureStudent facebook.com/CUFutureStudents
The Arab Spring and the Political Situation in Sub-Saharan Africa
A lecture by Walid Hamarneh on the impact of the changes taking place in North Africa, especially Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia but also in the Sudan on the neighbouring Sub-Saharan countries and other countries in East Africa.
Saving the Amazon?
Brenda Baletti with the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina presented this lecture "Saving the Amazon? Sustainable Soy and the New Logic of Conservation" as part of the Global Environment Speaker Series at the University of Richmond.
"Solar Geoengineering as a Tool to Manage Climate Risks"
Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science and Policy - Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study "Solar Geoengineering as a Tool to Manage Climate Risks" by David Keith, Canada Research Chair in Energy and the Environment, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary
The War in Korea
This 16 minute video provides an overview of the war and some of the steps that resulted in the war. It is done with a narrator and a white board with maps.
Wealth Strategies: SEC has right tools for HFT, ETFs: Reed
Oct. 19 - U.S. Senator Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, discusses the challenges ETFs pose to the SEC after the agency announced a sweeping investigation into their use and possible abuse.
A Well of Memories
Spend an afternoon with the Alzheimer's patients at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Nothing brings back the spirit of youth and joy like music. (5:19)
11.16. Schumpeter’s Theory of Business Cycles Lecture 10B: Bird-and-Flower Painting: Emperor Huizong and After Polar Bears and Sea Ice
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Beginning with a long consideration of Cui Bo's "Hare and Magpies" of 1061, this lecture continues by looking at the bird paintings ascribed to Emperor Huizong and offering a new proposal for how these were made. It goes on to show and discuss bird-and-flower works by Southern Song Academy masters, especially Ma Yuan and his son Ma Lin. Continuing with a handscroll of ink-monochrome images by a late Song literatus-artist, it ends with a miscellany of album-leaf paintings in the Academy styles.
Sea ice is essential to polar bears. Without it, they cannot hunt their primary prey, seals. (0:43)
Lecture 10B: Bird-and-Flower Painting: Emperor Huizong and After
Polar Bears and Sea Ice