Usain Bolt vs. Gravity
Who's faster over 10 meters - the fastest sprinter in the world, or gravity? A great physics problem for high school physics students. The problem is presented with stick figures to help visualize it (01:25).
News #101 - Does It Take One Day To Speak Better Spanish?
Can it be done in a day? We all know Rome wasn’t built in a day, but city blocks and streets were. So, how much Spanish can you learn in one day? Enough to start speaking and expressing yourself. Basic phrases take just 5 minutes. Basic Grammar and 30 vocabulary words to create your own [...]
Astronaut Completes Triathlon in Space
Expedition 33 Commander Suni Williams participated in the Malibu Triathlon while in space using exercise equipment aboard the International Space Station.
ISS Update - Sept. 18, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 18, 2012.
Reply to "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?" by Louis Untermeyer (poetry reading)
Alas, I'm never going to sound like a boy again. I remember reading this poem some years ago but could never find it again - until now. The first picture is of Christopher Marlowe, who was born in 1564. He said,"all they that love not Tobacco and Boys are fools." He was almost exactly the same age as Shakespeare. They were certainly good friends, at least, but whether they were more than just good friends, who knows? They might have collaborated on some of the plays. It's one of them conspi
Spanish decision needed on Spanish bailout: French Finance Minister
Sept. 17 - France's Finance Minister, Pierre Moscovici, says Spain needs to decide if it needs a bailout. He adds that France is not in favour of a 'Grexit'.
Robot researchers learn lessons of lizard locomotion
Sept. 17 - Scientists at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, are studying lizard locomotion as part of a research project to build robots for use in the desert. The ultimate goal is to replicate the reptiles' ability to move swiftly over - and through - sand without sinking into it. Ben Gruber reports.
Witness: Worried in Shanghai
Sept. 18 - Reuters Shanghai senior correspondent Kazunori Takada gives his perspective as a Japanese resident of Shanghai, one of many Chinese cities to be rocked by anti-Japan protests.
Market Pulse: oil steadies after mystery $5 slide
Sept. 18 - The surprise fall in oil prices at the start of the week is not down to any fundamentally bearish shift, and was probably caused by computer trading, says Simon Wardell of IHS Global Insight
Tower Views - Brad Evans
In this edition of Tower Views, Larry Burns vice president of external affairs is on location at Scott Park campus with Head Women's Soccer Coach Brad Evans.
UW|360 September 2012 - Solar Cell Engineering
Solar cells capture the sun's energy, even in the Northwest! Watch the full episode online at uwtv.org/uw360.
Three Minute Thesis 2012
Twenty-two contestants, three minutes each - that's the formula for the UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition. Description The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition for PhD and Research Masters candidates. With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition forces research candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. Graduate Research School http://research.unsw.edu.au/units/gra
Two Hour Power Independencia de Mexico - Ignacio Rayón (13) Independencia de Mexico - La Suprema Junta Nacional Americana (14) Independencia de Mexico - El sitio de Cuautla (15) Independencia de Mexico - La ocupación de la ciudad de Oaxaca (16) Writing Diamond dreamlessly from Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame by Charles Bukowski (poetry reading) Southeast Asia emerging as money magnet
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En 1810 Ignacio Rayón se incorporó al movimiento encabezado por Miguel Hidalgo. Destacó como abogado y jefe militar. Fue uno de los impulsores de la Junta de Zitácuaro, la primera representación política del gobierno insurgente. (1:01)
El abogado Ignacio Rayón conovocó a la realización de una Junta Nacional en la villa de Zitácuaro, Michoacán, con el propósito de organizar el gobierno insurgente. La Suprema Junta Nacional Americana quedó constituida el 19 de agosto de 1811. (1:01)
El sitio de Cuautla es uno de los episodios más destacados de las campañas de José María Morelos. Tuvo una duración de 72 días, del 19 de febrero al 2 mayo de 1812. (1:01)
Como parte de sus campañas militares, José María Morelos organizó la toma de la ciudad de Oaxaca, en noviembre de 1812. Ahí fomentó la organización de un gobierno bajo los ideales de libertad, justicia e igualdad. (1:01)
Third grade students from Deans Mill School talk about how to write stories that entertain the reader. This is a student podcast. (06:09)
This poem reminds me of the refrain of "Randy Scouse Git" by the Monkees: Why don't you cut your hair? Why don't you live up there? Why don't you do what I do, See what I feel when I care? Why don't you be like me? Why don't you stop and see? Why don't you hate who I hate, Kill who I kill to be free? Incidentally don't believe what you read on the web about the title. It was originally released in the UK with the name "Alternate Title". Then it came up on a TV chat show and somebody remarked
Sept. 19 - As Western economies struggle, Southeast Asia is shaping up as the place where fortunes are made - and stored, with Singapore tipped to overtake Switzerland as the world's wealth management capital.
Independencia de Mexico - Ignacio Rayón (13)
Independencia de Mexico - La Suprema Junta Nacional Americana (14)
Independencia de Mexico - El sitio de Cuautla (15)
Independencia de Mexico - La ocupación de la ciudad de Oaxaca (16)
dreamlessly from Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame by Charles Bukowski (poetry reading)
Southeast Asia emerging as money magnet