Song Thrush Singing
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Song Thrush singing in a tree. Students will enjoy this close up view of this songbird. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
@Google: George Anders, "The Rare Find"
George Anders in conversation with Todd Carlisle. A journalistic quest to discover the secrets of the best talent hunters, revealing how they spot superstars before anybody else. Why are some people so much better than everyone else at spotting future stars? How do the best talent pickers in any field recognize future greatness-the subtle and reliable tells that indicate the potential for top performance? George Anders set out to find the best talent hunters in the worlds of business, sports
25.12.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Zur traditionellen Weihnachtsbotschaft von Papst Benedikt XVI. werden an diesem Sonntag auf dem Petersplatz in Rom Zehntausende Gläubige erwartet. Im Anschluss an die Weihnachtsbotschaft erteilt der Papst alljährlich den Segen Urbi et Orbi, der Stadt und dem Erdkreis. Am Heiligen Abend hatte der Papst in seiner tra
14.462 Advanced Macroeconomics II (MIT)
14.462 is the second semester of the second-year Ph.D. macroeconomics sequence. The course is intended to introduce the students, not only to particular areas of current research, but also to some very useful analytical tools. It covers a selection of topics that varies from year to year. Recent topics include: Growth and Fluctuations Heterogeneity and Incomplete Markets Optimal Fiscal Policy Time Inconsistency Reputation Coordination Games and Macroeconomic Complementarities Information
Thrust SSC - Supersonic Land Speed Record Holder
On the 15th October 1997 Thrust SSC became the first land vehicle to break the sound barrier. Piloted by Wing Commander Andy Green of the RAF. This five minute video shows the bid for the record from concept to victory. There isn't any narration which limits the value of the video.
Polar Bear in Habitat
This short video shows excellent real life footage of a large polar bear in its natural habitat. Students will get to see ice and water as polar bear moves through its environment. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Polar Bear Cubs Suckling
This short video gives excellent real life footage of two Polar Bear cubs suckling from their mother out in the snow. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Dec. 25 - At least 27 people are dead after a series of bombs targeting churches explode in Nigeria; Islamist militant group claims responsibility. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Christmas in Kabul
Dec. 25 - U.S. Troops celebrate Christmas in Afghanistan. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Attack of the T-Cells -- live on video
Dec. 26 - Researchers at the La Jolla Institute in California have devised a method to observe the real-time cellular processes that cause diabetes. Utilizing advanced microscopy techniques and live video, the development allows scientists to watch the deadly disease's progression while creating new treatments. Diabetes is one of the world's leading causes of blindness, heart disease, and kidney failure. Ben Gruber reports.
Growing Snowflakes In A Bottle
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Try making your own winter wonderland. Ken Libbrecht, Caltech physicist and author of The Secret Life of a Snowflake, devised an experiment to grow a snow crystal in an old plastic bottle. Dry ice required. (3:29)
What Does It Eat?
What do the animals at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens eat? Find out by watching this professionally-made video. The following animals are specifically discussed: bats, whales, koalas, gorillas, wort hogs, and ant eaters. (04:26)
Wine Rules: Tiny bubbles in the New Year
Dec. 27 - In this New Year's episode of Wine Rules, Food and Wine's Executive Wine Editor, Ray Isle, counts down with three stand-out sparkling wines.
Healing the wounds in Nigeria
Dec. 27 - Victims of Nigeria's Christmas Day bombings recall the day as fears rise of more sectarian violence in Africa's most populous country. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
The Lady Vanishes—Again and Again
Marjorie Rosen, author of Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies, & the American Dream, discusses the disappearance of women as stars and subject matter from the silver screen. Using examples from popular cinema, Ms. Rosen explores what this change signified when it first occurred in the late 1960s and early 1970s, what it means now, and what, if anything, can be done about it. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on October 16, 2010. Video courtesy Elizabeth A. Sackl
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Cake Decorating: Fun With Fondant
Robin Hassett from The Dessert Tray bakery demonstrates how to make beautiful cakes using fondant in this video. The entire process is shown and explained in detail. ( 4:39)
Finding The Notes Among Us
The honk of a horn or the rumble of a truck sounds like noise to most of us. But to Lucy Fitz Gibbon, and others with absolute pitch, there are notes embedded in that noise. Psychiatry professor David Ross, of the Yale School of Medicine, explains what's known about how people acquire this mysterious ability. (5:18)
27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States
The 27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States is the purpose of this this student created video. It does not offer narration and is simply images of the amendments as written. It might be useful to a teacher who is reviewing this topic.
Worst customer satisfaction websites
Dec. 28 - Summary of business headlines: Netflix and Gap lose in customer satisfaction survey; Morgan Stanley job cuts; More retail cheer. Bobbi Rebell reports.