How to Count Infinity
"Some infinities are bigger than other infinities" - Hazel Grace Lancaster, in "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green. (01:56)
Minute Physics: What is Gravity?
One Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in one minute! In this episode, we discuss the basic nature of gravity, one of the four fundamental forces in our universe. (01:28)
Clinton Denies Affair with Monica Lewinski
In a public statement to the American people on January 26, 1998, President Bill Clinton denies allegations of having had an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinski. In this audio clip, listen to President Clinton discussing his controversial issue with Ms. Lewinski. (1:22)
Clinton Sends Troops to Haiti
On September 15, 1994, in an address to the nation, President Bill Clinton reviews the reasons behind his decision to launch a U.S.-led military mission to restore a democratic government to Haiti. In this audio clip, listen as Clinton addresses the nation on his reasoning behind sending troops to Haiti. (4:53)
Bill Clinton on the Death of Richard Nixon
On April 22, 1994, former President Richard Nixon died in New York City of complications resulting from a stroke he suffered three days earlier. In this audio clip, President Bill Clinton eulogizes the former U.S. president. (1:17)
Bushes on Ruthless Politics
In this So You Want To Be President video clip, former President George H.W. Bush gives the viewer an insight into ruthless politics and how Presidents do not have to be ruthless. (0:59)
So You Want to be President: Bragging
In this So You Want to be President video clip, former President George H.W. Bush talks a little bit about how Presidents have to try and contain their own arrogance and maintain their self-confidence. (1:16)
Ocean Currents with Tim and Moby
Learn how and why ocean currents move in this BrainPOP animated movie. Link also includes a quiz. (approximately 2:00)
No newspaper today? Watch stock market volumes shrink
Conventional wisdom has been that newspapers don’t add much to stock markets. However, don’t write off the power of the press too fast.
Redirecting Fleet Street: 2: Press Regulation: Taking Account of Media Convergence
Lara Fielden, formerly BBC and Ofcom; Visiting Fellow, Reuters Institute, Oxford, gives a talk for the Redirecting Fleet Street: Media Regulation and the Role of Law conference. Press regulation, and debate over its future, cannot be isolated from a wider settlement for regulated media content if regulatory coherence across platforms is to be achieved. Consumers, particularly younger consumers, are accessing and engaging with a range of broadcast, print, self-scheduled and wider online content.
Volcanoes provide spectacular evidence that we are living on a dynamic planet, where land can be created or destroyed without regard to human structures or civilizations. This interactive resource adapted from the National Park Service provides an introduction to the wonderful diversity of volcanoes, describing how they form and explaining the great variation in their size and shape and in the processes that created them.
Attempt to Kill Franklin Roosevelt
In 1933, Italian immigrant Giuseppe Zangara attempted to assassinate President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In this video clip, learn the motives behind Zangara’s attempted assassination plot and what happened to him following his shots at the President. (2:43)
LSE Growth Commission: Evidence Session 4 - Management and Growth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ian Davis, John Van Reenen, Hal Varian | In this session, Ian Davis (formerly McKinsey & Co.), John Van Reenen (Director, CEP, LSE) and Hal Varian (Chief Economist, Google) will discuss the role of management in a strategy for growth.
Dr Jonathan Trevor and Kate Tojeiro argue the traditional, bureaucratic organisation - based on execution and efficiency - is being replaced by network-based, informal structures as the industrial age disappears. Organisations need to cultivate a model of empowerment, development and liberation of talent within an organisation, to go beyond just merely seeking to exploit efficiencies, but to do something fundamentally different without reference necessarily to those above. The key to this empowe
Skolkovo Tech Director of Student Affairs Bram Caplan, Director of Student Affairs at Skolkovo Tech, speaks about students.
Bram Caplan, Director of Student Affairs at Skolkovo Tech, speaks about students.
12 Months of the Year Kids Song (English and Spanish) by Patty Shukla
This song is to help teach the 12 months of the year in English and Spanish by Patty and Neel Shukla. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review the months of the year in the early childhood classroom. (01:22)
Nuclear Energy with Tim and Moby
How is nuclear energy created and why aren't we using it to replace fossil
fuels? Find out in this BrainPOP movie. A quiz is also included with this link. (Approximate run time 2:00)
Spreaker Online Radio---Sharing and Embedding Tutorial
This tutorial explains how you can share your shows on facebook or embed them on your blog and website. This is a great resource to further enhance the use of Spreaker in the classroom or at home. (1:11)
TechEd Quick Shot - Mark Russinovich TechEd attendees (in both North America and Europe) are in for a treat. Mark Russinovich is a rock star when it comes to digging into the internal workings of the system. His talks are always well attended, and rich with deep technical information. At TechEd this year he will be doing several great sessions that will focus on Windows Azure, Security, and Windows Internals.
TechEd attendees (in both North America and Europe) are in for a treat. Mark Russinovich is a rock star when it comes to digging into the internal workings of the system. His talks are always well attended, and rich with deep technical information. At TechEd this year he will be doing several great sessions that will focus on Windows Azure, Security, and Windows Internals.
JFK on Youth Fitness
On July 19, 1961, John F. Kennedy, the youngest candidate ever elected to the presidency, urges schools to adopt the guidelines recently published by the National Council on Youth Fitness. (01:16)