Mariana Matoso - PhD Lusophone African Culture (Subtitled)
Mariana explains why she chose to do her PhD.
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)
Spring Convocation May 18, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
McMaster University convocation ceremony for the Faculties of Health Sciences (excluding Nursing). Order a DVD of this ceremony for $19.99 at http://www.bookstore.mcmaster.ca/
What is organic.
A learning video about the differences between conventional and organic farming. Furthermore the video shows the organic certifier's logos for several products.
Nixon on the Common Touch
Vice President Candidate Richard Nixon said that he is confident that the people want him to stay on the ticket as he explains his way around accepting $18,000 in undisclosed campaign contributions in this History Channel video. (0:54)
Nixon: 'I'm Not a Quitter'
Vice President Candidate Richard Nixon explains away another scandal, claiming he is not a rich man and that there have to be ways to pay a politician's bills, in this History Channel video. Eisenhower's running mate saved his spot on the ticket. (1:08)
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. Y
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