Dada Part 2
Dada thought that reason and logic had led people into the horrors of war, so the only route to salvation was to reject logic and embrace anarchy and irrationality. However, this could also be thought of as the logical side of anarchy and rejection of values and order; it is not irrational to embrace the systematic destruction of values, if one thinks them to be flawed.
According to its proponents, Dada was not art - it was "anti-art". It was anti-art in the sense that Dadaists prot
Early Childhood Development - Part II
The unrecognized reason why our culture is different from most in the world.
New Zealand: Clash of Cultures (2)
With the arrival of Europeans in New Zealand, the indigenous culture of
the Maori faced a challenge which they were unable to resist.
Traveling to Ethiopia
A guide to traveling in Ethiopia. History, culture, and historical landmarks in Ethiopia.
Bali: Masterpiece of the Gods
Explore the culture of Bali where religion, art, music and dance are woven into daily life.
Learn to Speak French - Genders and the Plural
This is a quick video telling you what the words for 'the' and 'a' are in French. They can change according to the gender of the noun that comes after them.
Chinese Culture part 2: Northern Chinese nomads
This film is a continuation of the series. I shows the nomads of Northern China who raise reindeer in the woods. (Caution: There is a 4-5 second scene of a reindeer giving birth.) This culture is one of the few left in the nomadic ways.
Multimedia film of Spain. Scenes of Spain's geography, people, food, and culture. Many film clips and Spanish music but no narration.
French- Subject Pronouns
In this video we hear and see all the subject pronouns in French and English. Clear and easy to follow.
Sample the best of Moroccan culture in Djema's al Fna, where fortune tellers, street preachers, and storytellers have shared their talents since the 11th century.
22 - Paradise XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX
This lecture focuses on Paradiso 27-29. St Peter's invective against the papacy from the heaven of the fixed stars is juxtaposed with Dante's portrayal of its contemporary incumbent, Boniface VIII, in the corresponding canto of Inferno. Recalls of infernal characters proliferate as the pilgrim ascends with Beatrice into the Primum Mobile. Bid to look back on the world below, Dante perceives the mad track of his uneasy archetype, Ulysses. Dante's remembrance of this tragic shipwreck at the ve
US Mexican Border - Migration History
History of global migrations and specifically, Mexican migration to the US. To understand the past will help to understand today. (Amateur-ish video of an interview that was done for radio with slides.)
The Pacific War- Iwo Jima Clip (in color)
This documentary includes rare color footage of the U.S. Marines in action in the Pacific during World War II. For years the world has watched films of World War II in black and white. Now for the first time, follow alongside those who experienced the war first hand in this remarkable and moving portrait revealing never-before-seen footage shot in full color. On December 7, 1941, Japan launched its attack on Pearl Harbor resulting in the United States being thrust full force into World War II --
What was the European Marshall Plan? 1
One Contemporary Look at the original Marshall Plan--Bob Hope narrating. The statement by Marshall is quite moving.
Common French Phrases for Using Numbers
Learn how to say numbers in French. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each word is pronounced in English and French while the French word appears on the screen. For beginning learners.
A Brief Fine Arts Timeline
This is a very brief visual arts timeline from Prehistoric (100,000BC-1000BC) to Modern and Contemporary Art.
Inside a Volcano
Explore the science and beauty of these natural features. Video gives history that the Earth was once an icy ball others believe Earth was cold, but not quite ice. 700 million years ago the Earth was much colder. Volcanoes warmed the surface of the Earth, video shows a volcano that erupted in 2004 where a volcano was filmed erupting through an ice sheet in Central Iceland, this is what would have happened millions of years ago but on a globa
Solar Technology GE researcher Vlatko Vlatkovic discusses solar technology development at GE from the roof of GE's global research center in New York. It is a solar panel test set up. He shows a silicone solar cell and explains how the sun hits the cell and is converted to energy. He explains that the system is still very expensive and not very attractive and how they are trying to produce a more efficient, less expensive, and a better looking u
GE researcher Vlatko Vlatkovic discusses solar technology development at GE from the roof of GE's global research center in New York. It is a solar panel test set up. He shows a silicone solar cell and explains how the sun hits the cell and is converted to energy. He explains that the system is still very expensive and not very attractive and how they are trying to produce a more efficient, less expensive, and a better looking u
The Animal Life in Reefs
Learn about the animal and plant life in the coral reefs with this professional video from World Wide Media. Also learn about the effect of global warming on the reefs. Run time 5:24.
A Basic Explanation of Global Warming
How does global warming work? Here is a quick explanation with graphics - presented by former American Vice President, Al Gore. Run time 01:05.