GULP: A Nice cup of tea
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
The Real Causes of America's Wars: A Revisionist View "War is the health of the state." These famous words of Randolph Bourne have been confirmed throughout the course of American history. This course will examine the origins of a numbe
"War is the health of the state."
These famous words of Randolph Bourne have been confirmed throughout the course of American history. This course will examine the origins of a numbe
Course Threads: About the Sciences & Society Course Thread
The Course Thread Program allows UC Berkeley undergraduates to explore intellectual themes that connect courses across departments and disciplines. Without creating new majors or minors, the program instead highlights connections between existing courses. Course Threads help students see the value in educational breadth while also pursuing a more in-depth and well-rounded knowledge on one particular topic. Course Thread topics include: Human Rights, Cultural Forms in Transit, The Historical & Mo
Pruis MA133 10/24/11
Pruis MA133 from October 24, 2011
Technology Fundraiser Recap
Putin: Masculinity and Hypermasculinity
Elizabeth Wood Professor of History Massachusetts Institute of Technology 01.19.2011
Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics: The Science of Engineering a Healthier World
Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics, one of the University of Notre Dame's strategic research investments, breaks down barriers and fosters new collaborations across the Colleges of Science and Engineering. The initiative's faculty and students are creating technologies and tools to combat disease, promote health, and safeguard the environment—all with a commitment to addressing developing world problems and a focus on commercializing Notre Dame discoveries. http://advanceddiagnostics.nd.edu/
What is the futue of learning in Canada? - Dr. Paul Cappon
Dr. Paul Cappon, Canadian Council on Learning, presented CCL's recent findings on all aspects of the learning cycle: from early childhood through school, post-secondary education, and adult and workplace learning and training.
Walcott and Naipaul: History and Myth
Catherine Brown, Lecturer in English Literature, compares West Indian writers Derek Walcott and Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul on their attitudes towards history and myth.
Shakira gets own star
Nov. 9 - Pop singer Shakira receives the 2,454th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mirja Mey reports.
Redefining America's tax system
The U.S. middle class have been paying far more taxes than the top one percent, for years. David Cay Johnston, Reuters columnist, explains that the nation's tax system needs to be redefined and changed.
Optimism drives stocks higher
Oct. 26 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street lifted by encouraging earnings and economic news; New optimism from euro debt summit; Former Goldman Sachs director charged in insider trading case. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Understanding the History of Halloween : Soul Cakes in Halloween History
Soul cakes have their role in Halloween history, get expert tips and advice on the history of Halloween in this free video.
Expert: Ginny Larson
Bio: Ginny Larson has been creating fun, inexpensive crafts for her own pleasure for the past thirty years. She loves being creative and making charming pieces from ordinary things.
Filmmaker: Terry Larson
Phonics Song: Beginning Blends With Miss Jenny
Children learn how to blend sounds to read advanced words in "Beginning Blends." (0:58)
27.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Die Länder der Euro-Zone haben in Brüssel ein umfangreiches Maßnahmenpaket zur Bekämpfung der Schuldenkrise beschlossen. So einigten sich die Staats- und Regierungschefs mit den privaten Gläubigern auf einen teilweisen Schuldenschnitt für Griechenland. Danach sollen die Banken und Versicherungen freiwillig a
Susan Best: Visualising Feeling Fiddling whilst the ice melts European Dimension of the Global Crisis The Race to Grace: Surviving Stress — Longwood Seminar
Dr Shazhad Ansari asks whether organisational academics are prepared to help build new narratives and to reconcile human and social evolution with the physical reality of climate change, or will they simply 'fiddle while the ice melts'?
Marek Belka, president, National Bank of Poland; and former director, European Department, International Monetary Fund.
Harvard Medical School Office of Communications & External Relations In today's 24-7 world, it's common to feel anxious, overburdened and stressed periodically. At this Longwood Seminar, doctors explain how the body responds to stressful situations and describe how stress affects psychological and physiological well-being. Faculty members share insight about how stress can be effectively managed.
Fiddling whilst the ice melts
European Dimension of the Global Crisis
The Race to Grace: Surviving Stress — Longwood Seminar