A question of leadership
Ever since Tony Blair announced he was to stand down as party leader controversy has raged about both when he will go and who his successor will be. Whilst Gordon Brown has been the annointed heir for some time, there is some debate as to whether this is a desirable state of affairs for the Labour Party and challengers to Brown have begun to emerge. Professor Wynn Grant is an expert on British Politics and has examined the current leadership debate in the Labour Party. Length: 21 minutes
How to Use Quotation Marks
VideoJug present you with a simple guide on how to properly use
quotation marks in your English writing. This great film will show you
everything you need to know about quotation marks including when and where to use them and use of double or single quotation marks.
THE ELECTRIC COMPANY: Quotations
This video from The Electric Company uses a cute rap song to introduce quotation marks. It also emphasizes you must you a comma before using quotation marks (Running Time 0:51).
Duke Medicine Profiles: Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH
Get to know Duke's cancer doctors.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
Diego Velázquez - El bufón Don Juan de Austria
Este retrato también estaba inventariado en el Palacio del Buen Retiro en 1701, formando pareja con el de Cristobal de Castañeda y Pernia, fechándose ambos hacia 1636. Sin duda no estamos ante la figura del hijo natural de Felipe II, sino ante un bufón que interpretaba el papel del héroe de la batalla de Lepanto. (2:33)
Dance Through Time4 Allemande
Allemande, an influential French Baroque Court dance, is performed by professional dancers. This is an excerpt from the DVD: How To Dance Through Time Vol. 4. (0:51)
Climate change : carbon literacy briefing
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) website has provided a free online copy of the first edition of the RIBA carbon literacy briefing document, together with the carbon literacy executive summary. These documents have been published by the RIBA to encourage architects to engage with the issue of climate change by building low carbon new buildings, or to consider low carbon refurbishment of existing buildings. The eight-page summary and 16-page briefing documents (available as PDF f
A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 1
Deeds in the Public Record Office: A.1 - A.1819 (Treasury of the Receipt of the Exchequer); B.1 - B.1798 (Court of Augmentations); C.1 - C.1780 (Court of Chancery).
"Crime and Responsibility: War, Indiscriminate Bombing, and Mass Killing" (video)
A talk by Yuki Tanaka, Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute. Dr. Tanaka examines the question of the criminality of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the responsibility of American political and military leaders who were closely involved in the decision-making and execution of the order to drop the bombs. Criminality is examined in ac
This video clip teaches about collective nouns. The narrator asks interactive questions of the viewer to find the collective nouns in sentences. (3:44)
On Responsibility and Justice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Emily McTernan | Questions of responsibility play a central role within contemporary political debate. This lecture will revise the currently impoverished conception of responsibility within theories of justice. Emily McTernan is a fellow in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE.
Inca, Part 1
This is the first of six (24:30) clips in this series about the Incas. Producer uses a variety of film reenactments, footage of modern-day Incan descendants, and primary source photos and video footage to give a comprehensive view of not just the Incan civilization but their predecessors (most notably the Nazca and Moche). Endings are abrupt (often ending mid-sentence!), but pick up on next clip in the series. This first one begins with a dramatic (violent) reenactment of the end of the Incan ci
This is the website of the Edo-Tokyo Museum (Edo Tokyo Hakubutsukan), which is dedicated to the history of the city of Tokyo, formerly known as Edo. The English, Chinese and Korean versions of the site provide fairly basic information about the museum and its permanent and current special exhibitions (although this last section is not always up to date). The Japanese version is much more comprehensive. It gives detailed information about past special exhibitions as well as about the permanent di
When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence [Audio]
Speaker(s): Stephen King | The Western world has experienced extraordinary economic progress throughout the last six decades, a prosperous period so extended that continuous economic growth has come to seem normal. But such an era of continuously rising living standards is an historical anomaly, economist Stephen D. King warns, and the current stagnation of Western economies threatens to reach crisis proportions in the not-so-distant future. Praised for the 'dose of realism' he provided in his b
Kasey Gandham's advice to students
Illinois State University graduate Kasey Gandham, who recently appeared on TV's "Shark Tank" with his startup Packback Books, shares some advice with students during a campus visit April 15, 2014.
Thermodynamics (Part 1) - Khan Academy
Salman Khan offers his intuition of how gases generate pressure in a container and why pressure x volume is proportional to the combined kinetic energy of the molecules in the volume. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. (09:49)
#262: Vigor in the ville: Creating cities that promote health and well-being Eric Carle's-I See A Song Animation GS-10: Guided edit mode
In this video, Eric Carle's I See A Song is put to a clever, whimsical animation. The violinist(black and white) begins the show by stating: I see a song. I paint music. I hear colors. I touch the rainbow.....let your imagination see your own song. The violinist begins to play and beautiful colorful shapes come out of his music. These shapes morph from one image to others. Some of the images include planets, violins, moon, sun, ocean, mermaid
Learn how to use the Guided Edit mode. Guided Edit walks you through some basic editing tasks as well as some of the neat features in Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Eric Carle's-I See A Song Animation
GS-10: Guided edit mode