Do you enjoy discussing the pros and cons of broad issues affecting society? Do you relish puzzle-solving? Do you like subjects that emphasise rigorous thought? If so, philosophy might be the right subject for you. Philosophy considers extremely general and 'ultimate' problems, such as the nature of reality, the purpose of human existence, and the basis of knowledge. It also scrutinises the methods that are used to answer such questions. Cambridge is one of the best places to get a grounding i
Market Update: A Real Recovery, or a False Start?
The Dow has hit its highest level in years, loan rates are at record lows and the U.S. economy appears to be gaining momentum. Even the housing market is starting to look inviting. But is this a real recovery -- or a false start like last year's? Wharton's Jeremy Siegel and Scott Richard think the economy is showing signs of a true rebound, and predict that stocks should do well in the next 12 months. But bonds, they warn, are in dangerous waters, and economic growth will be in jeopardy if oil p
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The Long Black Freedom Struggle: African American Soldiers in WWI & Korea
Adriane Lentz-Smith of Duke University and David Cline of Virginia Tech discuss the forgotten history of African-American participation in WWI and Korea, followed by a discussion facilitated by Robert Patrick, director of the Veterans History Project. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6328
Displacement Week: "The Effects of Gentrification on Chicago's Communities"
A panel discussion with Jamie Kalven: Writer, Invisible Institute; Tom Walsh: Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, Jewish Council on Urban Affiars; Victoria Romero: President of the Board, Pilsen Alliance. Moderated by Virginia Parks: Assistant Professor, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago.
The Wellness Program at Marquette University
Marquette launched its wellness program in January 2009 to develop a culture of health and wellness, promote healthy lifestyle choices for employees and serve as a centralized source of employee wellness information. www.marquette.edu/wellness
The Women's Center
Kent State University's Women Center exists to facilitate the advancement of and to enhance the quality of educational experience and professional life for women students, faculty and staff of all campuses.
Choosing the Right Microphone - Microphone Techniques - Andy Edelstein
Access exclusive video and learn more about Berkleemusic's online couse Microphone Techniques at: http://bit.ly/ziB78d Microphone Techniques is designed to give you the solid background and skill set necessary for successfully planning and implementing recording sessions ranging from single-mic overdubs to full rhythm sections. Throughout the course, you'll learn about the various elements of the recording chain, detailed technical characteristics of different microphone types, selecting approp
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The History of The Statue of Liberty
Dedicated to the United States by the people of France on October 28th, 1886, the Statue of Liberty has come to embody the ideals of freedom, justice and new beginnings. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns more about the history of this iconic American symbol, The Statue of Liberty. (3:42)
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In this video clip, learn ten unusual facts about some of these great American presidents, for example, the tallest American president to the youngest elected president. (1:42)
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This seven miniute video explains about a writing glitch called Dysgraphia. Dysgraphia related to visual/spatial problems.This video shows how to eliminate those problems using a proven method. This exercise was originally developed to improve eye/hand coordination and ball handling ability in sports. Coaches said these students just "knew where they were in the field after doing this exercise." Worth watching and doing your own research.
Introducing Project Detroit! Channel 9/Coding4Fun partnered with Ryan Friedlinghaus, world famous and award winning automotive designer based in Corona, California and star of the Discovery Channel's Velocity network reality TV series, Inside West Coast Customs. Together teams from Microsoft and West Coast Customs under the codename Project Detroit, created a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastba
Channel 9/Coding4Fun partnered with Ryan Friedlinghaus, world famous and award winning automotive designer based in Corona, California and star of the Discovery Channel's Velocity network reality TV series, Inside West Coast Customs.
Together teams from Microsoft and West Coast Customs under the codename Project Detroit, created a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastba
NASA Kepler Mission Launch
Nasa footage of the launch of the Kepler Space Mission. Listen to the mission director count down to egnition start and lift-off.
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A-Z OF Famous People With Bipolar Disorder
This ten minute video shows what the presentation's coordinator states are impact by being bipolar. The developer claims that material was in Wikipedia, which is not a documented source. As such you may wish to show this video, but knowing that the material may not be accurate. The video does show that famous people have overcome significant problems to be successful. (09:49)