Students and the stress of Multitasking Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds. This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds.
This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
ResNet 2013: Student Technology Conference Promo
Watch what could happen if you don't attend the The Student Technology Conference at Purdue University in 2013.
South Bend Director of Public Works Gary Gilot
South Bend Director of Public Works Gary Gilot explains the city's water management challenges that were solved by an innovative new technology system created by Notre Dame, the City of South Bend, IBM and Enmet.
Science Bulletins: Cocaine's Tug-of-War in the Brain
Scientists from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine are probing neurons in the brain's reward center to learn why cocaine can be so addictive. A recent study reveals that the drug activates two different types of nerve cells. An imbalance in these cells may fuel cocaine addiction.
Science Bulletins: When Young Brains Become Social
A brain imaging study from MIT and Yale researchers reveals the neural regions underlying social cognition—the ability to recognize other people's thoughts and feelings—in children aged 6 to 11.
Science Bulletins: Swine Flu: Seeking Genetic Clues
Scientists are quickly sequencing the genes of the swine flu virus, officially called influenza A H1N1, from thousands of patients around the world. These genomes offer critical insight into the extent of the outbreak and the virus's evolutionary changes to help inform diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 1/5
History Channel video about Khubilai Khan and the Mongols. He made Beijing the capital of the biggest empire the world had ever seen. [10:00]
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 2/5
Khubilai Khan was a great ruler because he looked after the destitute and the poor. [10:00] His government even had a postal system.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 3/5
Khubilai Khan tried to empress the noble Mongol families that he should be elected the Great Khan. 1260 He accepted the position of Great Khan at 44 years old.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 4/5
Khubilai Khan pursued the last Emperor a 4 year old boy and he died. In 1279 the whole of China was in Khubilai Khan's possession and the richest man on earth.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 5/5
Khubilai Khan a Mongol at heart - the conquering military chief, he still craved new conquests. He wanted Japan. He enlisted Koreans to invade Japan in 1274. The Japanese and Chinese still hate each other to this very day.
Genghis Khan BBC 1/5
The Secret History of the Mongols. A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. How did this illiterate outcast turn the feuding tribes of Mongolia into a powerful nation and how did he turn the Mongol hordes into a fighting machine that conquered Europe.[10:00]
Genghis Khan BBC 2/5
A warrior does not win a battle by virtue of his birth but what is in his heart. [10:00]
Genghis Khan BBC 3/5
A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. The first to command 12 million square miles.[10:01]
Genghis Khan BBC 5/5
A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. Genghis Khan and his warriors get over the Great China Wall for one month plundered everything in sight.
Mongolian Song - Ode to Auspiciousness Lunar New Year Gala 2011]
This song is sung by Anda band, the best Mongolian throat singing band in China. The music is written by Se Enkhbayar (色 恩克巴雅尔), one of the most well-known ethnic Mongolian Chinese musicians. The singers used two traditional Mongolian singing techniques in this song. [3:08]
English lyrics translated from Mongolian:
Auspicious and wish-fulfilled life blessed by skylights,
Splendid and gorgeous yurt roofs,
Doors and windows made by purple sandalwoods.
Mongolian khoomii artist sings in two techniques at the Khoomii Symposium 2009 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This song's name is Siilen buur. The throat singer's name is Mendbayar and he is one of the first professional throat singers of the world. [1:42]
ISS Update - June 26, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 26, 2012.
Breakingviews: Split is no panacea for News Corp's woes
June 26 - Spinning off the scandal-hit publishing arm could make the movie and broadcasting businesses more profitable, but rehabilitation will be slow with Murdoch at the helm.