William McKinley Biography
More of a slide, this video goes through the life of President McKinley.
The Chinese Pipa
If you want to play this cool instrument, you need some serious hand coordination. The pipa is a pear-shaped string instrument that is native to China. The “pi” means to push the right-hand fingers from right to left, and “pa” is to pull the thumb of the right hand from left to right. Aside from its cool name, the Pipa, it is said, must be played with an open heart and mind in order to truly play it. This great video from explore.org features this cool Chinese string instrument. So enjoy
Tim and Moby Discuss Ada Lovelace
BrainPOP's beloved animated duo, Tim and Moby, present the topic of Ada Lovelace in this short, animated movie. Ada Lovelace is considered by many as the first computer programmer. Other key names and vocabulary words include: Lord Byron, Mary Somerville, Charles Babbage, Difference Engine, Analytical Engine, William King, Bernoulli Numbers, and computer program. Run time 05:22.
Egypt tense after deadly clashes
Tensions high after deadly clashes between anti-government protesters and supporters of President Hosni Mubarak.
Human Anthropology and Origins of Religion
Dr Cara Wall-Scheffler : Course
Surprise drop for UK GDP
Britain's economy suffered a shock 0.5 percent contraction in the last three months of 2010 according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.
Tourism Series Lesson 5: Sightseeing and Entertainment
In this lesson you will learn basic vocab and phrases to use when you go sightseeing or when you do out for entertainment.
Check out our website, brazilianportuguesepod.com and find out more how we can help you improving your Portuguese!
Exporter joins Ivory Coast cocoa ban
US company Cargill suspends its Ivory Coast cocoa exports after president-elect Alassane Ouattara calls for the ban.
Executive Chef and Owner, Johnny Hernandez '89
Executive Chef and Owner, Johnny Hernandez '89 speaks about how he got started cooking in the family business in San Antonio and why he took his passion to the CIA.
Be Kind to Your Erasers
1.011 Project Evaluation (MIT)
1.011 examines methodologies for evaluating civil engineering projects, which typically are large-scale, long-lived projects involving many economic, financial, social, and environmental factors. Topics covered include: basic techniques of engineering economics including net present value analysis, life-cycle costing, benefit-cost analysis, and other approaches to project evaluation; resource and cost estimation procedures appropriate for large-scale infrastructure systems; and incorporating ser
An Interview with a book on the USS Monitor
This video does not show images of the ironclad and so is limited in its value. It might be a good introduction to another video on the subject.
POL335 Session 3 Spring 2011
POL335 International Politics Session Three 01/25/11 Hamoud Salhi Guest: Joel Brinkley
Deeltafels oefenen Met dit programma kunnen leerlingen de deeltafels inoefenen. Ofwel kies je ervoor om één bepaalde tafel te oefenen ofwel oefen je alle deeltafels door elkaar. De leerlingen moeten binnen de minuut zoveel mogelijk oefeningen …
Met dit programma kunnen leerlingen de deeltafels inoefenen. Ofwel kies je ervoor om één bepaalde tafel te oefenen ofwel oefen je alle deeltafels door elkaar.
De leerlingen moeten binnen de minuut zoveel mogelijk oefeningen …
GAMBIT Game Of The Week Teaser 2011
GAME OF THE WEEK RETURNS! Beginning Monday, January 31st, 2011, GAMBIT Audio Director, Abe Stein will be taking you through our summer 2010 game releases through a once a day blog post, starting with a video every Monday produced by GAMBIT's Generoso Fierro and Garrett Beazley. The video features our trib
Why Civilisations Can't Climb Hills: a political history of statelessness in Southeast Asia
Professor Scott argues that the hill peoples of mainland Southeast Asia are fugitive, runaway populations, practising 'escape agriculture', 'escape social structure' and 'escape culture'. Jim Scott is Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at Yale University.
Does Faith Matter for Human Morality?
The global revival of religion has raised fundamental questions about its role in politics and its claim that it serves as a principle of identity, indispensable to the continuing survival of communities. This series brings together leading thinkers and scholars to encourage discussion and debate on this crucial contemporary theme. Professor Mona Siddiqui, professor of Islamic studies and public understanding, and director, Centre for the Study of Islam, University of Glasgow.
Convocation Corner: What will they do next?
On their convocation day, SFU students talk about their experience at SFU, what they're planning to do next and how SFU prepared them.