Stocks focus on euro jitters
Jan. 5 - Summary of business headlines: Services sector report disappoints, Private sector jobs increase; Retail sales up but at a price. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Trading at Noon: Wall St. falls on European debt concerns
Jan. 5 - U.S. stocks are down in choppy trading after concerns over the euro zone's debt crisis overshadowed data suggesting a solid U.S. economic recovery.
Breakingviews: Lessons to be learned from Kodak and B&N
Breakingviews columnists discuss the plights of Kodak and Barnes & Noble, two companies hobbled in different ways by technology.
"Free Syria Army" members meet Arab League
Jan. 5 - Amateur video purports to show defected Syrian Army soldiers meeting with members of an Arab League team that is in Syria to verify whether the government is implementing a peace plan. Katharine Jackson reports.
Swiss bank chief won't quit over trade
Jan. 5 - Swiss National Bank Chairman Philipp Hildebrand says he won't resign over a controversial currency trade made by his wife three weeks before he oversaw moves to impose a cap on the Swiss franc. Bobbi Rebell reports.
BIM and Integrated Practice as Provocateurs of Design Education
Building Information Modeling (BIM) obfuscates the role of composition, scale and abstraction by displacing the primacy of abstract conventions of representation with a methodology based on simulation. BIM subverts, while simultaneously clarifying, the holistic relationships of the parts to the whole in the architectural design of form and space. Architectural design education has great opportunity and risk in how it comes to terms with re-conceptualizing design education pedagogy as the profess
Belize Crocodile--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Belize Crocodile in its natural environment. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 3 Minutes)
Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
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Is This the Theory of Everything?
This model by Garrett Lisi reveals the link between gravity and the other fundamental forces of nature. The intricate pattern is shown in this animated selection accomapnied by narration. ( 2:24)
Basics of the Coordinate Plane
This selection provides an introduction to the basics of the coordinate plane. An interactive board is used to show the x and y axis, quadrants, and an ordered pair. A tip is also provided to help students learn the number of each quadrant. ( 1:46)
History of Royal Weddings
Royal marriages have changed in the last century. They were once purely political affairs, matching a prince up with a princess of another royal family. This 2:34 video explains the reason for many such marriages with the emphasis on current marriages.
Down to the wire in New Hampshire
Jan. 8 - New Hampshire readies itself for next week's primary as candidates jockey for position in the final days. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Observers face grief in Syria
Jan. 8 - Women in Deraa tell Arab League observers of the deaths of family members at the hands of Syrian security forces.
Beyonce delivers baby
Jan 08 - Beyonce and Jay-Z welcome a baby girl. Bob Mezan reports.
Politics on the slopes in New Hampshire
Jan. 8 - Just two days ahead of the primary vote in New Hampshire, skiers on the slopes take a minute to talk politics.
GOP candidates go after Romney at NH debate
Jan. 8 - GOP 2012 presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney took heat from his Republican rivals Sunday at a morning debate ahead of Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary election.
Anwar cleared of sex charge
Jan 9 - Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is found not guilty after a two-year sex crime trial. Paul Chapman reports.
Virtual rioters predict how crowds move
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/virtual-rioters-predict-how-crowds-move.html
How the brain fires up during female orgasm
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/female-orgasm-movie-shows-how-the-brain-fires-up.html