GM CEO sees storm clouds in Europe
Dec. 1 - GM Ceo Dan Akerson says consumer confidence in Europe is eroding, generating more uncertainty about the region's fragile economies.
Four-Year Programs: Bachelor of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the first community college in Florid
"The Idea of Order at Key West" by Wallace Stevens (poetry reading)
One can gain insight into what poets are trying to convey from listening to them read their poems. Most poets read with a conspicuous mannerism which, I suggest, mimics a pattern of speech they heard in early life that had a powerful influence on them. In Bukowski's work, for instance, I'm sure I hear the dismissive, jeering voice of his abusive father. Wallace Stevens reads with a "dying fall", as though he's casting a spell - somewhat like a preacher reading a lesson. Listen to Wallace S
Egyptians vote in parliamentary poll
Nov. 28 - The Arab League Secretary General, Nabil al-Araby, and Presidential hopeful, Amr Moussa, are among the early voters as Egypt's landmark parliamentary elections get underway. Nick Rowlands reports.
Russia's new brain drain
Nov. 28 - Russia experiencing a new wave of emigration and brain drain as its best minds flee instability and stagnation, looking abroad for a 'breath of fresh air' and career opportunities. Sonia Legg reports.
Defense cuts hinge on sequestration provision
Nov. 28 - CSBA defense budget analyst Todd Harrison discusses the likelihood of Congress finding adequate cuts in the defense budget to satisfy the deficit reduction targets of the debt ceiling deal.
Oshiro's Japanese Kanji
I've developed this quiz to test myself on the kanjis that I've learned while studying Japanese. As I familiarize myself with more kanjis and this program, I'll be modifying some things to this module later on. Feel free to use and I hope it helps you to better understand and recognize some kanjis that are used in Japan.
LSE Health and Social Care Annual Lecture 2011 - Fairer Care Funding [Audio]
Speaker(s): Andrew Dilnot | Achieving a sustainable and fair system for funding the support required by people with social care needs represents a growing challenge to governments across the world. In his address, Andrew Dilnot will introduce the rationale for the recommendations made by the independent Commission on the Funding of Care and Support set-up by the coalition government and which reported in July 2012. How do the Commission's proposals allocate responsibility between individual and
Social Movements in the Age of the Internet [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Manuel Castells | How are Social Movements shaped by the availability of horizontal communication networks based on the Internet and wireless communication? How can indignation become collective action by the connection between neural networks, digital social networks and urban networks? Which are the cultural and political consequences of these developments? Case studies in different contexts ground a theory of power and social change in the network society presented in th
Clinton offers Myanmar rewards for reform
Dec. 2 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggests easing sanctions in return for Myanmar reforms.Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Pouvoir dominical et christianisation dans la société esclavagiste (Guadeloupe, Martinique, XVIIe-
Selon l'article 2 du code noir, les esclaves doivent être baptisés et instruits. La christianisation est-elle ainsi un élément structurant ou une force potentiellement déstabilisatrice du système colonial ? La position des pouvoirs publics évoluent selon les périodes. Au début, la religion justifie l'esclavage afin de sauver les âmes des déportés. Puis, elle assoie le système colonial en promettant l'espérance d'une vie meilleure dans l'au-delà afin de contenir les esclaves. Enfin
SML Nancy 2011 - Vitamine D et effets extra-osseux.
Titre : SML Nancy 2011 - Vitamine D et effets extra-osseux.
Intervenant(s) : Jean Dominique de KORWIN (Professeur – Service de Médecine H, Hôpital Central - CHU de Nancy)
Résumé : Objectifs : Connaître les effets sur les tissus osseux, et les effets extra-osseux de la Vit D. Rechercher et traiter les carences et surdosage. Prescrire un traitement par Vit D en pratique
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Titre : SML Nancy 2011 - Vitamine D et effets extra-osseux.
Introductory MIT Courses, Physics
MIT offers a selection of courses to explore Physics at MIT.
IT Help Desk: Windows 7 Update Skit 1
To get ready for the Windows 7 update MaryBeth and Fred explain what is being deleted off of faculty and staff computers. They explain the difference between personal files and GRCC files.
IT Help Desk: Windows 7 Update Skit 2
To get ready for the Windows 7 update MaryBeth and Fred explain what to do with your personal files.
4. When Humans Were Scarce - Yale
This is a long video and the instructor may wish to break it up into smaller clips to assess comprehension. Hunter-gatherer populations were much less dense than later agriculturalists. The variety of their food supply protected them from crop failures and their sparseness reduced the spread of infectious diseases. Hunter-gatherers were healthier and worked less than early agriculturalists. Why didn't their numbers increase up to the same level of Malthusian misery? Their numbers may have been l
Fundamental Skills: Introduction to Word 2010 ISS Update - Dec. 1, 2011 U.S. Morning Call: Stock futures down, spotlight on Yahoo!
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 1, 2011.
Dec. 1 - U.S. stock futures are pointing to a weaker open, and Yahoo! is in the spotlight after a source told Reuters Blackstone Group and Bain Capital are preparing a $25 billion bid for the company.
ISS Update - Dec. 1, 2011
U.S. Morning Call: Stock futures down, spotlight on Yahoo!