Slavery by Another Name: Coal Mining History
Historian Mary Ellen Curtin talks about early coal mining and the industry's reliance on prison labor. She describes the horrific conditions the workers endured in the late 1800s. ( 2:17)
Authors@Google: Bonnie Schneider
Meteorologist Bonnie Schneider visited Google Los Angeles to discuss her book "Extreme Weather. This talk took place on February 13, 2012 as part of the Authors@Google series.
Wereldgodsdiensten naast elkaar Werkbundel over de 5 wereldgodsdiensten, op maat van OKAN (Onthaalonderwijs anderstalige nieuwkomers). Met aandacht voor gebedshuis, heilig schrift, profeet en belangrijke feesten. Bedoeling is vooral de parallellen tussen de …
Werkbundel over de 5 wereldgodsdiensten, op maat van OKAN (Onthaalonderwijs anderstalige nieuwkomers). Met aandacht voor gebedshuis, heilig schrift, profeet en belangrijke feesten. Bedoeling is vooral de parallellen tussen de …
UW 360 February 2011: Fish Collection
The Burke Museum and the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences maintain a collection of fish and larvae that's been growing since 1919. There are many thousands of specimens; in fact, it's one of the largest collections in the world.
The Theory of Everything
Discovering the Theory of Everything would be the crowning achievement of modern science, allowing mankind to master time and space. (03:28)
Gengo Spanish #29 - Just Wanted to Say This in Spanish
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! It’s been a little while since you sent your e-mail that you wrote in Spanish, and you still haven’t heard a response from your friend. Maybe you wrote something incorrectly in Spanish, since it’s your second language? Or maybe you should have approached your friend in person instead. Maybe Latin Americans [...]
How Does Lifestyle Affect Diabetes?
In this animated video segment adapted from the Eagle Books series produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an American Indian boy named Rain That Dances meets Mr. Eagle, who is sad about the health of the people in the village. Mr. Eagle describes how hard work and physical activity used to be a way of life, making people strong and healthy, but now many people are sick with diabetes because of their new lifestyles. Rain That Dances learns how to prevent diabetes by eating he
Pompeii, Italy: Window on Ancient Roman Life
This video clip contains information on one of Italy’s most thriving ancient cities. Pompeii was home to thousands of people until life stopped in 79 A.D. Around this time Mt. Vesuvius erupted and completely buried the city. Today, excavations of this once booming city offer one of the best looks of what ancient Roman lifestyles were like. (4:39)
Billionaire Batista to U.S.: Make it in America
Sept. 23 - Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista tells Reuters' Chrystia Freeland that if the United States wants to keep more jobs onshore, consumers need to buy more goods made America... even if it means paying a higher price.
Lunch Lab Live! – A Family Dinner Table
Fizzy interviews a Family Dinner Table. The Dinner Table reminisces about the good old days when the family ate dinner together every night. (2mins)
10 Days: Massacre at Mystic
The Massacre at Mystic was the first full scaled slaughtering of Native Americans at the hands of the English in 1637. However, this would not be the last. Go behind the scenes and learn more about the Pequot Indians in this Massacre at Mystic video. (3:06)
English Project for Poetic Devices in Music
This student-made project provides several definitions, examples, and explanations for poetic devices that are found in popular song. Artists include Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars, and Taylor Swift. (02:49)
Black Googler Network & @Google present: Dr. Clarence Jones, "Behind the Dream"
In honor of Black History Month, Dr. Clarence Jones, author, lawyer, personal counsel, advisor and friend to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was invited to Google for a fireside chat hosted by the Black Googler Network.
What makes a good leader in today’s world?
What qualities are necessary in a global environment of economic uncertainty and political change, in which - thanks to technology – change happens at warp speed? Participants at INSEAD’s Leadership Summit Middle East in Abu Dhabi in January speak out…
Missing elements in the inequality debate
Furor over income inequality is gaining traction on campaign trails, protest movements and economic development agendas. But are they looking at the big picture?
These mythological beings have appeared for centuries in Irish folklore, but the pot of gold didn't come until much later. In this video clip, learn more about the origins of the Leprechauns. (1:18)
Cómo llegó Colón a America (en español)
Colón redactó un proyecto con el que pretendía buscar la ayuda económica necesaria para realizar un viaje de prueba. Después de que en Portugal se negaran a financiar su plan, finalmente los Reyes Católicos decidieron apostar por el navegante. (04:15)
The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and England [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Roy Bridge | The Archduke Franz Ferdinand was heir to the thrones of Austria-Hungary before his assassination in 1914. Had he lived, his views on international affairs would have helped shape Europe's destiny and may have prevented world war. Roy Bridge is Professor Emeritus of Diplomatic History at the University of Leeds.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle