Ancient Mayan Mysteries
In this video we learn about the great Mayan city of Teotihuacan. The citizens of the city believed that the gods needed to be pleased. They felt that to best please them would be to give them back some of the life that was taken from them. Run time 03:45.
Magic School Bus Goes Upstream
Ralphie wants to catch salmon to serve at the annual school picnic, but he can't find any at his favorite fishing spot. Where could all the salmon have gone? The kids are soon 'Frizzled' inside a salmon-bus that has an uncontrollable urge to head upriver. 'Wait!' Ralphie cries. 'We'll be late for the picnic!' But the salmon-bus won't stop. Using its sense of taste and smell, it swims the long journey to a shallow freshwater stream miles away. Why has the bus, which thinks it's a salmon, gone to
2010 Vaughn Lecture: New Directions in Dinosaur Research
Dr. David Evans highlights some of the ROM's latest field projects and newest dinosaur discoveries. The ROM dinosaur research program is currently expanding at an unprecedented rate, with many new and exciting lab and field projects taking place across the globe, from Mongolia, to South Africa, to the Canadian Arctic and Alberta and building on the ROM's rich history of dinosaur research that goes back almost a century.
49. Going To The Doctor (Intermediate)
Learn Intermediate level Italian with LearnItalianPod! In today's episode we will talk about doctor's visits, flu and grandmother's remedies. One of our subscribers, Emanuela from Montreal, is back from Italy. At some point during her trip she caught a bad flu and went to see a doctor. Doctor Ricci was great, and she was back [...]
Great Lakes Environmental Film Festival: Films for the Environment
We are a group of Marquette University students who share a passion for our environment. Together, we present the Great Lakes Environmental Film Festival (GLEFF) on Marquette University's campus, May 1-3. http://igg.me/at/GELFF
Learn Japanese with the Japancast iPhone app – FREE version
Finally after weeks of back and forth with Apple, the free version of the Japancast iPhone/iPod Touch app is available! The app is identical to the paid version, except for the number of kanji available. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FREE APP You can learn to read and write all hiragana & all katakana with [...]
Everyone enjoys a good back scratch now and then, even orcas will take a break to rub their backs on kelp and pebbles. Run time 01:33.
Beginner level audio stories starting mid-Nov 2008 Check back here after November 15 for new beginner level audio stories in Spanish.
Check back here after November 15 for new beginner level audio stories in Spanish.
Cody’s Cuentos returns ¡Hola a todos! After a longer than expected hiatus, Cody’s Cuentos is finally back online. Thanks to everyone for your patience to to those of you who have emailed asking where we were and when we would return. Also, “muchas…
¡Hola a todos! After a longer than expected hiatus, Cody’s Cuentos is finally back online.
Thanks to everyone for your patience to to those of you who have emailed asking where we were and when we would return. Also, “muchas…
Financial Reform in China
In the 6th of an annual series of lectures, Howard Davies reviews the development of the Chinese financial system over the last year. He has been a member of the International Advisory Board of the Chinese banking regulator since 2003 and has observed the dramatic changes in Chinese banks at first hand. The Chinese system has been remarkably insulated from the crisis. What does that mean for the future? Will China turn its back on free-market financial reform? Howard Davies is director of LSE. P
Getting fiscal consolidation right: Lessons from Sweden
Faced with a record deficit and an accelerating debt, the UK will have to embark on a process of massive fiscal consolidation in order to bring public finances back to sustainability. How is this best done and what lessons can be learned from the Swedish experience of fiscal consolidation in the 1990s? Anders Borg is Minister for Finance in Sweden and has chaired the ECOFIN Council during the 2009 Swedish EU Presidency. He has previously worked as an advisor on monetary policy issues at the Swed
Counting to Twenty Tennis Match With Big Bird
Big Bird and Tony Danza take part in a Sesame Street tennis match in. They count from 1-20 as the ball is hit back and forth. Big Bird wins the match after hitting the ball the 20th time. (1:48)
How Does Your Memory Work? Pt.1
Humans remember facts, such as birthdays or shopping lists. The ability to travel back in time in your mind is, perhaps, your most remarkable ability. In a large part - your memory is you...
Italy is known for artisan techniques dating back centuries. This video visits studios known for their silver and marble inlay. There is an informative narration.
22 - Paradise XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX
This lecture focuses on Paradiso 27-29. St Peter's invective against the papacy from the heaven of the fixed stars is juxtaposed with Dante's portrayal of its contemporary incumbent, Boniface VIII, in the corresponding canto of Inferno. Recalls of infernal characters proliferate as the pilgrim ascends with Beatrice into the Primum Mobile. Bid to look back on the world below, Dante perceives the mad track of his uneasy archetype, Ulysses. Dante's remembrance of this tragic shipwreck at the ve
How to Use Advanced Spraying Techniques
Take a fan brush with pigment and liquid medium-douce it so that the brush is dripping. Take the fan brush-pull it back with your fingers and let it go to spray onto the canvas to make speckling.
Alternative Energy A new wave of technologies is on the verge of producing energy that's clean, renewable, and most importantly, affordable. Solar energy is discussed. Video shows a home that is totally solar and actually sells energy back to the power company. Video discusses how it takes more than one person to get serious to help with alternative energy. Ethanol power is discussed, how harvest left over’s, the stalk and stubble left on the
A new wave of technologies is on the verge of producing energy that's clean, renewable, and most importantly, affordable. Solar energy is discussed. Video shows a home that is totally solar and actually sells energy back to the power company. Video discusses how it takes more than one person to get serious to help with alternative energy. Ethanol power is discussed, how harvest left over’s, the stalk and stubble left on the
Ku Klux Klan- A Secret History [8/9]
(Caution: Scenes of violence and insensitive racial language)THE 20TH CENTURY(TM) ventures back to the days of the Reconstruction South and through the landmarks in Klan history to tell the complete story of the most famous hate group in America. Discover how the six original Klansmen came together and chose their name. See how the release of America's first blockbuster movie spurred a resurgence in the KKK and how they expanded their target to include Jews, Catholics and immigrants as well as b
British Democracy (pt. 1)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back. (While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to American democracy.)
British Democracy (pt. 4)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to