Mussolini Aligns with Hitler
Salman Khan discusses Mussolini's place in history during WWII. (07:43)
Aurora Borealis over Northern North America and Canada
This video was taken by the crew of Expedition 30 on board the International Space Station. The sequence of shots was taken January 29, 2012 from 10:18:13 to 10:31:28 GMT, on a pass from the North Pacific Ocean, approximately 1,000 miles west of California, to western Quebec. This video begins as the station is passing over the dark waters of the North Pacific Ocean northeast towards Vancouver Island. The Aurora Borealis can be seen far north, where both the under side and top of the aurora are
Karen Abernathy, M.D. Physician Profile
Karen Abernathy attended the University of Mississippi, earning her B.S. degree in Biology. She received her M.D. from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, followed by residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is currently an Instructor in the Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Areas of special interest include preventative health care, hypertension, weight loss, depression and diabetes.
A celebration of women writers : writers from Russia
A celebration of women writers from Russia is a substantial list of eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth century Russian women writers, with hypertext links to more detailed sources and online works. A few contemporary writers are included. Some individuals are better known as historical or political figures than writers (Anna Vyrubova and Galina Starovoitova, for example) and much of the linked material will be of use to historians (e.g. Freda Utley; Alexandra Kollontai; Emma Goldberg, deported
Bully The Bullies- Interview with Joel Guttormson
Joel Guttormson, Outreach and Event Coordinator for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science is interviewed by Joey Kirkman on Bully The Bullies discussing religion, science, human rights, equality, and other related topics. Bully the Bullies: http://www.bullythebullies.org/ About the show: Joey Kirkman, is an award winning activist and father of three daughters. Joey is best known for his anti-theism and activism regarding LGBT human rights and marriage equality. Jake David Sh
Beginner - Shall we swap Most of us generally make swaps on a daily basis e.g. swapping cash with a product at a store. In less obvious situations, it is useful to ask the other party if they are interested in swapping, and this is what you will learn today!
Most of us generally make swaps on a daily basis e.g. swapping cash with a product at a store. In less obvious situations, it is useful to ask the other party if they are interested in swapping, and this is what you will learn today!
Game Changers: Trip Hawkins with the New York Times' John Markoff
[Recorded: October 23, 2013] Trip Hawkins is a Game Changer and a Revolutionary, who considered interactive games to be a new art form and their creators, artists. He founded Electronic Arts, 3DO and Digital Chocolate. He is also a Hall of Fame game industry and digital media consultant. We are extremely pleased to welcome this gaming industry pioneer to our stage for a conversation with the New York Times' John Markoff. They'll talk about everything from his early days at Apple working for St
Film Screening: Hilde Holger—Her Legacy
The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art presents Hilde Holger—Her Legacy (2012, dir. Primavera Boman, 60 min.), a documentary on the life of expressionist dancer and choreographer Hilde Holger. After fleeing Nazi Vienna, Holger founded dance schools in both Bombay and London, and pioneered inclusive dance. A discussion between Boman—the filmmaker and Holger's daughter—and journalist Stephanie Genkin will follow. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Femini
Art, Sex, and Power: Tattooed Women Today
A discussion and visual presentation about how women's tattooing relates to sexuality, fashion, fine art, and feminism. Featuring Margot Mifflin, journalist, CUNY professor, and author of Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo and Marisa Kakoulas, lawyer, founder of needlesandsins.com, and author of a series of tattoo art books, including Black Tattoo Art, Volume 2 (forthcoming). This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on April 13, 2013. Vid
Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman
Join Karen Avrich as she reads from her new biography, Sasha and Emma, about the intertwined lives of anarchists Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman. After meeting in a Lower East Side coffee shop in 1889, Goldman and Berkman forged a fifty-year relationship as friends, lovers, and comrades. This dual biography looks not only at their lives, but at the importance of the anarchist movement they shaped. Book signing to follow. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist A
Suzanne Lacy Between the Door and the Street
This fall, Creative Time and the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum will present "Between the Door and the Street," a major work by the internationally celebrated artist Suzanne Lacy, perhaps the most important socially engaged artist working today. http://creativetime.org/suzannelacy/
21L.450 Literature and Ethical Values (MIT)
The aim of this subject is to acquaint the student with some important works of systematic ethical philosophy and to bring to bear the viewpoint of those works on the study of classic works of literature. This subject will trace the history of ethical speculation in systematic philosophy by identifying four major positions: two from the ancient world and the two most important traditions of ethical philosophy since the renaissance. The two ancient positions will be represented by Plato and Arist
21L.512 American Authors: American Women Authors (MIT)
This subject, cross-listed in Literature and Women's Studies, examines a range of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present. It aims to introduce a number of literary genres and styles- the captivity narrative, slave novel, sensational, sentimental, realistic, and postmodern fiction- and also to address significant historical events in American women's history: Puritanism, the American Revolution, industrialization and urbanization in the nineteenth century, the Har
Architecture - Open Day Information Session
An Open Day presentation on RMIT’s Architecture programs, August 2008.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
University Distinguished Professor William Yslas Velez
University Distinguished Professor awards honor faculty who have made sustained contributions of consistent educational excellence and have demonstrated outstanding commitment to undergraduate education. William Yslas Velez is a Professor of Mathematics.
YaioResearch.com : research on boys love genres, fans and creators
This website is the home page of Druann Pagliassotti, a researcher who is examining the Japanese 'yaio' genre within manga. This is a comics genre about... "same-sex romance and/or sexual relations". There is a short description of the research, a reader survey to download, and also a bibliographic wiki, the 'Yaoi Research Wiki Board' which is a unique guide to the sparse academic and fan literature on the topic. The fan/reader survey offers "13 in-depth questions", which may act as exemplars
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Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This new course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be ex
4. The Relentless Misery of 1.6 Gallons
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