This Day in History May 2: Loch Ness Monster Sighted
Although accounts of an aquatic beast living in Scotland's Loch Ness date back 1,500 years, the modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news on May 2, 1933. The newspaper Inverness Courier related an account of a local couple who claimed to have seen "an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface." The story of the "monster" (a moniker chosen by the Courier editor) became a media phenomenon, with London newspapers sending correspondents to Scotland and
Protégé Biomedical, Mike & Susie Wuollett, Part I: The Idea
A Q&A with Mike & Susie Wuollett, winners of the 2010 graduate division of the Fowler Business Concept Challenge at the University of St. Thomas. In this video, hear how Mike and Susie came up with their idea for an innovative new medical device. Part one of a 3-part Q&A series. Mike and Susie Wuollett took first place in the 2010 Fowler Business Concept Challenge Graduate Division. They have gone on to raise money from investors and will begin clinical trials of their medical device product in
Introduction to Forensic Science Lecture 1
Samenstelling of afleiding? : Zet een kruisje in de juiste kolom Oefening op de begrippen samenstelling, afleiding en grondwoord. De leerlingen zetten een kruisje in de juiste kolom.
Oefening op de begrippen samenstelling, afleiding en grondwoord. De leerlingen zetten een kruisje in de juiste kolom.
The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream - Migration
Ralphie is wondering what happened to all the salmon. They need them for the school fish fry, but they aren't here. The Friz has decided to take the class on a field trip to find out. She turns the bus into a salmon and puts a compact disk in the bus that makes it think like a real salmon, so it will go wherever Ralphie's salmon went. However, when the bus starts migrating, Ralphie changes his mind about doing anything to find out what happened to the salmon. He and some kids in the class attemp
The Economic Irrationality of the State "The truth is that the State is a conspiracy designed not only to exploit, but above all to corrupt its citizens." — Leo Tolstoy "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free" — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe In 1912, Ludwig von Mises's masterwork The T
"The truth is that the State is a conspiracy designed not only to exploit, but above all to corrupt its citizens." — Leo Tolstoy
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free" — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In 1912, Ludwig von Mises's masterwork The T
Archaeology of the Holy Land
In an "Office Hours" conversation, Duke University Professor Eric Meyers says archaeology in Israel and Palestine can give context for biblical narratives. In his new book, "Alexander to Constantine," co-authored with Mark Chancey, Ph.D. '99, he argues that Hellenistic culture gave Judaism, and later Christianity, a vehicle for worldwide expression. Learn more at http://religiondepartment.duke.edu and http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300141795.
Anne Tanner: Microbes of the Mouth (MWV64)
By: MicrobeWorld In episode 64 of MicrobeWorld Video, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Anne Tanner Ph.D., BDS, MDCH (Hon.), Associate Professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine about her research into dental caries and the oral microbiome. This episode was filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada on February 18th, 2012. Anne's work with Streptococcus mutans, the leading know cause of Early Childhood Caries (ECC), has led to the discovery of a ne
DISCOVERING GENES ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASES AND TRAITS IN DOGS
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Wealth Strategies: Aug jobs report may be enough to delay QE
Sep. 6 - Barclay's Michael Gapen says that if U.S. payrolls grow by at least 150K in August, that might be enough for the Federal Resereve to avoid another round of asset purchases at its September meeting.
Understanding the Rise of China
Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become. (21:31)
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for Sept. 7, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for Sept. 3-7, 2012.
Images of Earth and Space II
This videotape tours the Solar System and outer space using scientific visualizations from Goddard Space Flight Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the HPCC Earth and Space Sciences Project. At the Sun, simulations investigate processes that create magnetic field and release energetic particles. Earth science begins with the Pacific Ocean, studying the 1997-98 El Nino and Cyclone Susan. Crossing the globe, visualizations trace North Americas East Coast and ocean currents in the North Atlantic
Dr Alan Bollard: What I have learned from the Global Financial Crisis
The 2012 annual Sir Leslie Melville Lecture delivered by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. The near-meltdown in the financial system in 2007-08 and ensuing global recession have left challenging legacies. Monetary and fiscal policy in major advanced economies have found themselves backed into difficult corners. Meanwhile, researchers and forecasters are fundamentally rethinking economic frameworks to tackle financial fragility, contagion and instability. Dr Bollard e
Regional Spanish Series - Iberian #1 - How’s it goin’ with you?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! ¡Bienvenidos a España! This is where it all started. You may be surprised to find out that Spanish on the Iberian Peninsula is not as cut and dry as you may think! Meet Megan and David, your guides through this maze of Spanish. This Iberian lesson, like all lessons in our [...]
Spain and Italy mustn't blow ECB plan - Breakingviews
Sept. 10 - Reuters Breakingviews editor Hugo Dixon says the ECB's bond-buying scheme buys Spain and Italy time to stabilise finances. But if they drag their heels, the market will sniff them out.
Sep 10 - Daily morning update on markets, people in the news, world events and your daily digit.
Trading at Noon: Soros harsh with Germany, not Greece
Sep 10 - Billionaire investor George Soros shares his views on the EU crisis. Intel and Titan Machinery among today's stocks to watch.
Getting in the Tobacco-Free Tiger Zone.
Short video on the limited-use tobacco policy at the University of Memphis.