The Hidden Beauty of Pollination
Pollination: it's vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film "Wings of Life," inspired by the vanishing of one of nature's primary pollinators, the honeybee. Speaker Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer who captures breathtaking images that celebrate life -- revealing connections, universal rhythms, patterns a
Civil War's Greatest Myth (2:41)
The causes of the Civil War are debated. The myth is that the South was fighting for a noble cause, but this not one that is justified in this video. Slavery is said to be the overlying cause, not tariffs, not states' rights, but the benefits the South had in using slaves to make their economy grow.
When You Don't Know the Answer on a Test
When You Don't Know the Answer - Find out what to do when you're stuck and don't know the answer to a question on a test you are taking. (00:54)
John Adams Presidency and the Alien and Sedition Acts
This video discusses John Adams and the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts as well as the Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions and packing the courts. The five minute video does an excellent job of explaining these acts and adds insights into John Adams and the Federalist Party.
How to Divide Decimals
John, a math instructor, demonstrates on a small whiteboard how to divide decimal numbers. He shows two examples. (02:42)
Authors@Google: Ann Doyle
Anne Doyle interview women leaders from across the country to research Powering Up. She came to Google to talk about the unique generations of women leaders and how important it is for women to not only be high achievers, but leaders as well.
Authors@Google: Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel
Authors@Google present Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel: "More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty." In their new book, Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel discuss how to solve one of the most important questions in aid economics: how do you figure out where to spend your dollars in order to get the best results? Too often aid money is allocated by hope, by guesswork, or [in the worst cases] by corruption. How can donors tell if their money is doing as much good as
Leading@Google: Mona Caron on Harnessing the Creative Power of Art to Build Social Networks
Leading@Google presents Mona Caron, April 22, 2011 Mona Caron has a well established career as an accomplished artist and illustrator. In 1998 the creation of her first public artwork, the the 6000 square-foot Duboce Bikeway mural, marked the unexpected beginning of a now decade-long adventure in public mural-making. Much of Mona's public art deals with social history and utopian possibility while also chronicling the life of its surroundings. Her mural's storytelling details emerge not only
Professor Dina Porat: The 1930's and the 2000's - the Relevance of Historical Comparisons
Professor Dina Porat, Head of the Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University: The 1930's and the 2000's - the Relevance of Historical Comparisons The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.as
Dalai Lama, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?"
During a visit to the Nobel Museum on April 15, 2011, the Dalai Lama autographs a chair at Bistro Nobel and answers a question posed by the Museum Director, Olov Amelin, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?" To learn more about the Dalai Lama, see: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
138: When profits are private and losses are public
Thomas Huertas of the Financial Services Authority, regulator of the financial services industry in the UK, is a firm believer that better regulation will avoid a repetition of the recent financial meltdown.
How to Grow Horseradish
Horseradish, a hardy and perennial herb, will grow whether it's
planted in the spring, summer or fall. A gardener in this clip explains how to plant horseradish roots about three inches deep and other useful tips and information about horseradish.
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Seeds : time capsules of life
Pollen was recognised as a benchmark for art and science collaboration amongst botanists at Kew and laid the ground for further publications. Seeds, produced together with Dr. Wolfgang Stuppy a seed morphologist from the Millennium Seed Bank, Wakehurst Place, is a response to this opportunity for artistic research to make a unique contribution to the understanding and appreciation of an organism vital to the preservation of bio-diversity. Alongside a scientific text by Stuppy, tracing the evolut
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Beginner - Where is the key? When you ask someone where something is, and they give you an ambiguous answer, it can be rather annoying... This is the scenario in today's dialogue where a person tries to find out exactly where his key is.
When you ask someone where something is, and they give you an ambiguous answer, it can be rather annoying... This is the scenario in today's dialogue where a person tries to find out exactly where his key is.
Expedition 39/40 Activities from the Baikonur Cosmodrome
At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 39/40 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos participated in a variety of activities from March 13-19 as they prepared for launch to the International Space Station on March 26, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft. The video includes the crew's arrival in Baikonur and a dress rehearsal fit check in their S