Video: ‘The Contradictions of Capitalism’ at RSA Apr 9, 2014
The Contradictions of Capitalism Royal Society for the Arts 9 April 2014
Buffett magic fails to work on Wall St.
Aug 25 - Summary of business headlines: Warren Buffett's $5 billion investment in Bank of America fails to derail Wall Street's first down day in four sessions; Apple shares fall slightly after CEO exit. Conway G. Gittens reports.
SPCtv Laura Rogers Talks About No Code Solutions | SharePoint Conference 2014 Laura Rogers is a respected SharePoint professional who's been empowering people with no code solutions for many years. Join her as she shares with us her perceptions of the future of no code solutions and how she approaches getting business value to her customers quickly and easily with SharePoint. Get more information by checking out her session SPC215 and reading her Author(s):
Laura Rogers is a respected SharePoint professional who's been empowering people with no code solutions for many years. Join her as she shares with us her perceptions of the future of no code solutions and how she approaches getting business value to her customers quickly and easily with SharePoint. Get more information by checking out her session SPC215 and reading her Author(s):
Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 4 - 'Yours for the Jubilee': The Prophetic Religion of the Abolitionis
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
Cool Facts About Cool Cats - Tigers, Snow Leopards
The Amur or Siberian tiger has no problem living in a very cold part of Russia. Winter months can be a snowy and chilly -10 to -40 degrees Fahrenheit! Learn about some features that help these big cats survive and thrive in such frigid temperatures (Running Time 2:20).
Not a Tiger, Not a Lion. It’s a Liger!
Hybrids like mules have been domesticated by human beings for
centuries. Even many of the breeds of pets that we have (dogs and cats) are hybrids between species.
But what do you get when you mix two of the biggest, most beautiful
big cats? A liger! A liger is the baby born out of the mating of a male
lion and a female tiger. It is the biggest wild cat in the world, bigger
than both its parents!
It also inherits certain specific characteristics from
Survey of London Monograph 6 - St Dunstan's Church, Stepney
An account of the history and fabric of the medieval parish church of Stepney.
This website is the outcome of a project, part funded by the AHRC, to document the traces of colonial (and specifically British) settlement of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Through photographs of the built environment of small towns in the area, documentary photographer Peter Metelerkamp examines both the continuing “visible influence of colonial presence” and traces its passing and contemporary social change (less than 10f the regions rural population is of white settler descen
The History of Thanksgiving
A short video of the history of Thanksgiving.
21H.102 The Emergence of Modern America 1865-Present (MIT)
This subject studies the changing structure of American politics, economics, and society from the end of the Civil War to the present. We will consider secondary historical accounts and primary documents to examine some of the key issues in the development of modern America: industrialization and urbanization; U.S. emergence as a global power; ideas about rights and equality; and the changing structures of gender, class, and race. This subject also examines the multiple answers that Americans ga
Religion without God
In his final book, Ronald Dworkin addresses questions that men and women have asked through the ages: What is religion and what is God's place in it? What are death and immortality? He joins a sense of cosmic mystery and beauty to the claim that value is objective, independent of mind, and immanent in the world. Belief in God is one manifestation of this view, but not the only one. Dworkin hoped that this short book would contribute to rational conversation and the softening of religious fear a
From an outsider's perspective, storm chasing might appear to involve hours and hours of boredom, accentuated by a few moments of unimaginable excitement — or terror — depending on one's love or fear of tornadoes. But to tornado researchers, the effort and expense they expend in search of a single tornado-producing storm reflect the importance of these events in terms of their impact on lives and property. This video segment adapted from NOVA follows some of the scientists
America Gets a Constitution
After several failed attempts at creating a government, a 1787 convention is called to draft a new legal system for the United States. This new Constitution provides for increased federal authority while still protecting the basic rights of its citizens. This video shows how weak the Articles were and the impact of Shay's Rebellion. (03:09)
Writers Series: Donald Revell
Donald Revell, American poet Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 7 p.m. Westhampton Living Room, Westhampton Center Donald Revell has published 10 books of poetry and has received numerous awards for his work, including the Lenore Marshall Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Pushcart Prizes, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. He also has translated three books of poetry from the French. Former editor of Denver Quarterly, he now is a poetry editor at Colorado Review. He t
Viewing the SUSIM and SOLSTICE Instruments on UARS
The Solar Ultraviolet Spectral Irradiance Monitor, SUSIM, and the Solar-Stellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment, SOLSTICE, measure the suns ultraviolet radiation.
Women's fight for equal pay
The launch of the equal pay archive at Warwicks Modern Records Centre is discussed by three figures who have played a central role in the battle for equal pay for women. They are Jo Morris, senior equality and employment rights officer of the Trades Union Congress, Sue Hastings, an independent pay and employment adviser, along with Rodney Bickerstaffe, the former general secretary of the public sector union Unison and chairman of the Modern Records Centres Advisory Board.
Lesson 09 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 09 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn to ask people how they're feeling and to answer the question yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
Learn the French Alphabet in 3D
The video is spoken entirely in French. The narrator says each letter several times. ('Repetez' means repeat.) For beginning French learners.
CAD in Architectural Practice
A leading architecture/engineering firm has made use of in- house computer system since 1963. This paper discusses some special topics in using computers for the design of HVAC systems, and the process of implementing CAD in the HVAC engineering practice
Breast reconstruction rates rising after mastectomy
By: mdanderson New research shows most women receiving a mastectomy for breast cancer also have breast reconstruction. In 2007, 63% of patients received breast reconstruction, up from 46% in 1998. The new study shows women receiving radiation are less likely to get reconstruction; there are geographic variations for those undergoing the procedures; and more women are getting implants rather than using tissue from other parts of their bodies. Senior author Benjamin Smith, M.D., associate profess