Cordel do Fogo Encantado: "Jackhammering" Sedimented Representations of the Brazilian Northeast
Within Brazil, the Northeast region has been represented in popular music, literature and film as a wellspring of cultural authenticity, pre-modern roots and a living past. However, it has also been the site of terrible periodic droughts and mass migrations that have contributed to it being portrayed as a space of misery. Linked to its status as a space of poverty, the arid serta
Money Math: Lessons for Life
In these four lessons students learn: 1. How saving helps people become wealthy. They develop "rules to become a millionaire" as they work through a series of exercises, learning that it is important to: save early and often, save as much as possible, earn compound interest, try to earn a high interest rate, leave deposits and interest earned in the account as long as possible, and choose accounts for which interest is compounded often. This lesson assumes that students have worked with percents
Dib Lane Widening
30th November 1927. Taken during the widening scheme this view shows a yard off the dirt road. It contains a large collection of wooden sheds of various designs and states of repair. The yard is enclosed by a wooden fence. In the background are several large, mature trees.
Alberto Toscano will be debating his counter-history of fanaticism, in which he argues that fanaticism has played a critical role in forming modern politics. Robert Eaglestone is professor of contemporary literature and thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. Alberto Toscano is senior lecturer in sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London.
The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World
Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's chief of staff from 1994 to 2007, talks about his new book The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World. Taking the lessons Machiavelli derived from his experience as an official in fifteenth-century Florence, Powell shows how these lessons can still apply today. Illustrating each of Machiavelli's maxims with a description of events that occurred during Tony Blair's time as Prime Minister, The New Machiavelli is designed to be The Prince for modern ti
Verbanden : Soorten en technieken Uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding en cursus over: verbanden/techniek voor het aanleggen van verschillende soorten verbanden: het spiraalverband, het scharnierverband, het kruisverband aan de voet en aan de hand. …
Uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding en cursus over: verbanden/techniek voor het aanleggen van verschillende soorten verbanden: het spiraalverband, het scharnierverband, het kruisverband aan de voet en aan de hand. …
U.S. may tap oil reserves
U.S. officials worried skyrocketing gas prices may dent the nascent economy recovery, say the White House is considering a release of oil from the strategic petroleum reserve.
TED415 Session 6 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session Six 02/27/11 Jeff Miller
Violence in Tunisia.
Police say that youths loyal to deposed President Ben Ali are trying to destabilize the country, amid reports that at least 3 have been killed. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
UN slaps sanctions on Libyan leaders
The United Nations Security Council has imposed "biting sanctions" on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his close aides.
Iraqis rally on "Day of Regret"
Iraqi protesters gather in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square to mark the anniversary of last year's inconclusive parliamentary elections.
Clinton to urge tough Libya sanctions
Hillary Clinton urges a more robust response on Libya to the U.N. Human Rights Council as official says sanctions could persuade Libya's ruling elite to ditch Gaddafi.
Ras Lanuf rebels prepare for offensive
Rebels prepare to defend key oil town of Ras Lanuf in Libya, as the EU becomes increasingly concerned about its citizens still in the country
Gates apologizes for Afghan civilian deaths
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates apologizes for the accidental killing of nine Afghan boys last week -- calling it a "setback." Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Bears Basketball Highlights: Feb. 26, 2011
Highlights from the Missouri State Men's Basketball game vs. Wichita State on February 26, 2011.
Lecture 1 - Introduction to Robotics (1 of 16)
Though this is an entry-level university course, there may be high school students who desire to enter into the field of Robotics, and this course may inspire them.
Lecture by Professor Oussama Khatib for Introduction to Robotics (CS223A) in the Stanford Computer Science Department.
In the first lecture of the quarter, Professor Khatib provides an overview of the course.
CS223A is an introduction to robotics which covers topics such as Spa
The past is never dead: Balkan legacies of the First World War part two
Speakers include: Ivo Banac (Yale University), Richard Crampton (St Edmund Hall, Oxford), Basil Gounaris (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Margaret Macmillan (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Eugene Rogan (St Antony’s College, Oxford) Convened by Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford), David Madden (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Elizabeth Roberts (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Multiplying Monomials - FOIL
This video explains how to multiply monomials and binomials using different methods, including the distributive property and FOIL. FOIL is a mnemonic device to remember how to find the product of two binomials: we multiply the First, Outer, Inner, and then Last terms in each binomial. When multiplying monomials and binomials, it is important to remember the rules of multiplying exponents. (1:42)