Finding the Equation of a Line
In this video, the teacher shows you how to determine the equation of a line that is perpendicular to another line, and passes through a specific point. (10:28)
Spiders Alive! Q&A with Curator Norman Platnick
Do spiders have blood? Why don't they stick to their own webs? Is it better to be bitten by a black widow or a brown recluse? It's the last month of the Museum's Spiders Alive! exhibition, and the many different live spiders featured there have inspired some great questions from visitors. We asked the exhibit's spider handlers for the most interesting of the bunch and posed those questions to our in-house spider expert: Museum Curator Norman Platnick. In this video, Dr. Platnick provides some
2-2-1 Shuffle Brain Break
Two high school students demonstrate the 2-2-1 shuffle. Note: extra room may be required to perform this brain break. (0:38)
U.S. Morning Call: Deere reports, more FB insiders sell off
Nov 21 - Equipment maker John Deere posted a higher quarterly profit; more Facebook board members unloaded company shares.
Actors Turned Politicians
As Ronald Reagan asked, "How can a President NOT be an actor?" Since Reagan, Celebrities such as Jesse Ventura and Arnold Schwarzenegger have entered the political arena and run for elected office. In this video clip, learn more about other celebrities who turned into politicians. (2:48)
From Kepler to Webb: The History of the Telescope
Hank regales us with the history of the telescope, and then introduces us to some folks from the team who are working on the newest telescope in the chronology - the James Webb Space Telescope, an infrared telescope due to launch in 2018. (04:24)
How to Draw a Water Drop - Step by Step
Take a look at the video and learn from the producer of the video as he shows you step by step on how to draw a water drop. (04:27)
The migrant and the (good) citizen: exclusion, failure, tolerance
Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas term 2012. Seminar by Professor Bridget Anderson (University of Oxford) recorded on 21 November 2012 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.
Capitalism as Epic Rap Battle Who would win in a rap battle, Adolf Hitler or Darth Vader? Maybe that question hasn't exactly been gnawing at you, but in the cutthroat emerging market of Internet entertainment, writers, actors, and producers innovate tirelessly to get your attention. One of the strangest commercial successes to rise from this crucible is the Epic Rap Batt
Who would win in a rap battle, Adolf Hitler or Darth Vader? Maybe that question hasn't exactly been gnawing at you, but in the cutthroat emerging market of Internet entertainment, writers, actors, and producers innovate tirelessly to get your attention.
One of the strangest commercial successes to rise from this crucible is the Epic Rap Batt
"No Enemies - No Hatred" - Liu Xiaobo and The Struggle for Democracy in China [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Perry Link | In this lecture, Professor Perry Link will discuss the thinking of Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, and the prospects for political change in China. Liu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his long struggle on behalf of democracy in China while serving an 11-year prison sentence for "incitement to subvert state power". His main crime was to draft "Charter 08", a petition calling for an end to Communist Party rule, that was signed by a large number of Ch
The Kent State University Bands
The Kent State University Bands offer our students the opportunity to make music in nine performing ensembles to meet your skill and scheduling needs. Music majors and non-music majors have the opportunity to create and perform in athletic bands, jazz ensembles, and concert bands taught by outstanding and engaging faculty. Whether the goal is to become a performer, teacher, or to simply stay active and enjoy music, the Kent State Bands have a place for you! www.kent.edu/bands
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U.S. Morning Call: Black Friday is here! Shoppers flock
Nov 23 - Black Friday shoppers around the U.S. flock to retailers as they take advantage of bargains.
Europe Week Ahead: Greece aid talks, EU budget in focus
Nov. 23 - The resumption of Greek aid talks and potentially the EU budget are among key events that will be watched by investors next week.
Trading at Noon: BlackBerry10 ripe for the picking
Nov 23 - Shares of RIM are soaring 13 pct after an analyst raised his price target as the market awaits the newest version of the BlackBerry.
U.S. Week Ahead: Retailers hope shopping spree continues
With Black Friday a blurred memory, online retailers hope the shopping will carry over until Monday when more deals hit retail websites.
Making a Compost Heap (1941)
The Ministry of Agriculture sponsored a number of films during WWII, including this short, no-nonsense instructional by Margaret Thomson of the Realist Film Unit on cultivating a compost heap for the garden or allotment - making the most of scarce resources in a time of crisis. Read more about the history of the Crown Film Unit at BFI Screenonline - http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/469778/index.html
“Forged in Fire: The Jefferson Collection and the Origins of the Library of Congress”
Watch video of Mark Dimunation, chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress, present as part of the Vanderbilt Library Lecture Series. His talk is titled “Forged in Fire: The Jefferson Collection and the Origins of the Library of Congress.” The nucleus of the Library of Congress was forgedkeep reading »
Dr. John Havel: Academic Spotlight
Biology professor Dr. John Havel recently received a significant research grant from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources through the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The grant was to find ways to control nuisance aquatic plants growing in Wisconsin lakes. Recreation in Wisconsin lakes is a billion dollar enterprise, and the quality of lakes is greatly degraded by this nuisance plant. Recent estimates indicate that the property values of lakeshore homes decline by 15 percent after lake
26.11.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Im Golfemirat Katar hat eine weitere UN-Klimakonferenz begonnen. Auf dem Verhandlungstisch der mehr als 190 Staaten liegt in den kommenden zwei Wochen vor allem ein Arbeitsplan für das geplante globale Klimaabkommen, das 2020 in Kraft treten soll. Dieses Jahr läuft das Kyoto-Protokoll von 1997 aus - das bislang einzige weltweite Abkommen, das verbin