Ghosts Amongst Us
A chilling specter of the 18th century reaches its icy grasp to the present day. Hear the story of Moses Riggs, a man possessed.
Meetings: Do you really need to show up?
Virtual tools such as email and instant messaging and Skype can be just as effective as face-to-face meetings. It all depends on orientation and mindsets.
Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum
Michael Mandelbaum, director of the SAIS American Foreign Policy Program, and Thomas Friedman, columnist for The New York Times, discussed their new book, That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back.
PG 223 - 233 SANFORD AND SCOTT'S JUNIOR LATIN READER
Beginner - Taking a nap In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
At least two killed in Iraq blast
Sept 29 - At least two people are killed and 36 wounded as a bomb explodes in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. Lily Grimes reports.
The Quest for the Perfect Tomato
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the many ecosystems in the ocean. The site opens by telling kids that people have learned to change the food we eat. The first comic strip looks at a farmer who works to produce a larger, redder, tastier tomato. The second comic strip tells kids about genetic modification and imagines a scientist putting the flounder's "anti-freeze" gene inside the DNA of a tomat
The Black Death - Part 2 of 2
In the year 1347, an Asian horde of Mongolian warriors fell upon Europe bringing with them a new and deadly disease that nearly wiped out all of Europe's inhabitants and this, the second part of a two part series, presents a vivid protrait of the impact in this 7:33 long video. Excellent depth and good details.
Fighting to Beat Breast Cancer
http://research.nd.edu - In the United States, one in every eight women will face breast cancer at some point in her life. Courtney Rauch, a Notre Dame junior, learned upon her diagnosis at age 19 that, ultimately, the decisions concerning her treatment options were hers to make — a hard fact to handle at any age. Steven Buechler, chair of Notre Dame's Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, is working to help women like Courtney improve the accuracy of the informa
China's "bumpy" ride an opportunity for some, says JPMorgan
Oct. 3 - A "bumpy" economic outlook could lead to a rate cut in China, but some investors see a chance to buy, especially in real estate and infrastructure, says JP Morgan's head of institutional strategy.
Applied Biomechanics for Foundations of Safe Practice
Applied Biomechanics for Foundations of Safe Practice
Creaza : Creatieve tools voor het onderwijs Met Creaza kan je heel eenvoudig een stripverhaal, een luisterverhaal of een video maken.
De site is goed uitgewerkt en biedt instructiefilmpjes aan om je opdracht tot een goed einde te brengen. Het gebruik van de tool is …
Met Creaza kan je heel eenvoudig een stripverhaal, een luisterverhaal of een video maken.
Winter Lecture Series - 2011: A Hollow Democracy? Why New Zealand elections are increasingly meaning
Discover the Otago phenomenon for yourself and come along to free public lectures in Auckland and Wellington on a range of relevant and challenging issues that affect so many New Zealanders. Held July-August, 2011.
Obama jobs proposal offers no fresh ideas: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says President Barack Obama gets an 'A' for effort for his jobs proposal but it does not bring any new or dynamic policy ideas.
"The Summer Before Boys" by Nora Raleigh Baskin--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "The Summer Before Boys" by Nora Raleigh Baskin. In spite of the title of this book, your main character isn't just some silly, giggly girl. Sure, Julia discovers boys--or at least, one particular boy--during the titular summer in this story. But the boy in question is more like a symbol of something else: the fact that Julia is growing up, and that she's growing up without her mother around. At its heart, "The Summer Before Boys" i
Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
The Pattern That Connects
While patterns have a spotty history in architecture, their definitions and uses in other fields offer new possibilities for design. This paper examines those definitions and uses?including theories put forward by architectural theorist, Christopher Alexander; art educator, Gyorgy Kepes; chemist, Ilya Prigogine; and anthropologist, Gregory Bateson. Of particular interest is the shift from eternal, essential, universal, and fundamental patterns to fleeting, superficial, specific, and incidental v
Marquette's Engineering Hall: Engineers for Today's World and Tomorrow's Challenges
Today's engineers must also be creative thinkers, problem solvers, communicators, designers, and innovators. And at Marquette University, now they can do it all in a really cool new building.
Amanda Knox cleared of murder charge
Oct. 3 - An Italian court cleared 24 year-old American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 and set them free on Monday after nearly four years in prison. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
"From the Mixed-Up Files ..." by E.L. Konigsburg--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg. Summary-Almost-12-year-old Claudia Kincaid is tired of being underappreciated, tired of going unnoticed, and tired of life in a house full of brothers. But rather than wallow in her misery, she decides to do something about it—something like running away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Life at the Museum, however, offers Claudia more than she bargained for&mda