Venture capital firms focus on Berlin
Oct. 28 - The German capital has gained a reputation as Europe's newest start-up hub, and now venture capital firm Earlybird is setting up an office in Berlin to be closer to the firms it wants to invest in. Joanna Partridge reports
Total gets lift from higher oil prices
Oct. 28 - French oil major Total posted higher quarterly earnings on Friday as stronger crude prices and improved profitability in its refining business helped make up for a fall in its worldwide oil and gas production. Hayley Platt reports
Asia Week Ahead: Major PMI figures coming up next week
Oct. 28 - Major economies from Japan to India will release PMI figures next week; Australia's RBA is expected to slash rates by 25 basis points after softer-than-expected inflation last quarter. Kei Okamura reports.
Spain's jobless rate at 15-year high
Oct. 28 - Spain's unemployment rate rose to the highest level since the end of 1996 in the third quarter with little hope of job creation. Investors are watching Madrid closely as it remains at the forefront of their concerns about Europe's debt commitments. Joanna Partridge reports
Scuffles at Greek "No" protest
Oct. 28 - Scuffles between anti-austerity demonstrators and police break out in Athens as national Oxi Day parades are disrupted by protesters. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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DMC TV: Veterans Office Dedication Ceremony
On Oct. 21, 2011, Del Mar College celebrated the opening of its new Veterans Office in the Harvin Student Center on the East Campus of Del Mar College. The event coincided with the 2011 Veterans Summit hosted by U.S. Rep Blake Farenthold on the College's East Campus.
007 is back, Rihanna cancels again
Nov. 3 - The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including new Bond film announced, Rihanna cancels more shows and closing arguments in the Conrad Murray trial. Lindsay Claiborn reports.
Gregorian Chant Music
Chant Gregorian - Benedictos prayer and glory to God, came from the inspiration of Pope Gregory the Great. (04:24)
Marsh Fork Elementary
Meet the children of Marsh Fork Elementary in Sundial, West Virginia. The very coal mining that supports the community also threatens the local students. Professor Charlie brings awareness to this potentially dangerous situation of living so close to one of America's biggest coal mines. (4:44)
Figurative Language (in Song)
Mrs. Abbott made this three-minute video for her class. She found the song "Figurative Language" on iTunes. The group who sings it is 'Rhythm, Rhyme, Results'.
Professor Karl Spracklen - 60 seconds research
Professor Karl Spracklen, Professor of Leisure Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University, describes his research interests in just sixty seconds. http://mediacentre.leedsmet.ac.uk/author/karl-spracklen/ http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/professor-karl-spracklen.htm
Edward O’Keefe (Synergy Global), John Humphrey and Emilie Wilson (IDS) are interviewed
Edward O’Keefe (Director, Synergy Global), John Humphrey (Team Leader, Globalisation Team, IDS) and Emilie Wilson (Communications Officer, IDS) are interviewed on the seminar ‘Considering the role of the extractive industry in the DRC and other areas of conflict’, held at IDS on the 1 November 2011 as part of the Business and Development Seminar Series
Dancing with Symmetry to Harness the Power of Complexity: Subjective Programming in Context | Lang.N At any instant when you are programming, some details rise to the foreground and others recede into the background context. The manner in which the programming language supports context profoundly affects the ease of evolution and reuse. We propose a language paradigm that amplifies the power of object-oriented programming by explicitly supporting multi-dimensional context, and using it for dispatch and for program organization. The dispatch rules reduce to familiar delegation in the one- dim
At any instant when you are programming, some details rise to the foreground and others recede into the background context. The manner in which the programming language supports context profoundly affects the ease of evolution and reuse. We propose a language paradigm that amplifies the power of object-oriented programming by explicitly supporting multi-dimensional context, and using it for dispatch and for program organization. The dispatch rules reduce to familiar delegation in the one- dim
China's real estate ghost towns
Dec. 2 - The dangers of a rapid slowing of China's property boom can be found in the Inner Mongolian city of Ordos, where new apartment blocks stand empty as real estate prices slump. Andrew Potter reports.
Water, Water Everywhere
This video includes text, narration, and images from the story Water, Water Everywhere written by Mark Rauzon and Cynthia Overbeck Bix. The book is part of the text exemplar list provided on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (08:47)
Promises: Meeting Someone Online and the Dangers
Teens fall for "promises" from people they first "meet" online. This is only 40 seconds long, but carries a strong message.
Armstrong Student Union Freeze Mob
The Student Government Association organized a freeze mob to raise awareness of campus organizations and to promote school spirit.
Meiosis: an interactive demonstration
This is an interactive demonstration of the stages of cell mitosis. You can view the whole process in one continuous animation, or view the invidual stages one by one. This learning object is part of the Cell Division RLO, where it appears as a popup on the Meiosis page. There's also an interactive demonstratio