Introduction to Roman Architecture
This 42 minute university lecture reviews ancient Roman architecture with a slide show and narration. A transcript is provided.
Killer rat injects fur with poison
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/08/killer-rat-prepares-toxic-hair-do.html
Sailing the ocean no longer requires triple-masted schooners--in fact
you can do it on a vessel no larger than a surfboard. What's the secret to designing a windsail that can skim the surface of the sea at 20 miles an hour, yet respond instantly to a sailor's touch? It is the math involved in designing such a rig. Motivating for students.
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Structural Geology and Map Interpretation
The discipline of structural geology studies the architecture of the solid Earth and other planets. Rock deformation patterns are exciting features beacause of their aesthetic beauty and their economic interest to man. Knowledge of the subsurface structure is vital for the success of a variety of engineering and mineral exploration pograms. A thorough understanding of rock structures is essential for strategic planning in the petroleum and mining industry, in construction operations, in waste di
An Interview with DUSP Grad Student Jeffrey Juarez
An interview with DUSP student Jeff Juarez about how he came to be at the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT after growing up in South Central Los Angeles and his plans for the future.
Learn French - Les Endroits (Places)
Learn French by learning the names for French places. The images and words appear on the screen as they are being said. For beginning French learners.
Great Zoom into Boston, MA: Park Plaza Hotel
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
War weariness hits U.S. military town
Some military families outside Fort Bragg, one of largest military installations in the U.S., are wary of a potential return to "boots on the ground" in the Middle East. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financia
WGLT Recycled Music Sale
WGLT.org Don't miss it! August 18-21, the Crossroads Center in Normal.
Undervalued S&P 500 has room to grow: BlackRock's Doll
Aug. 17 - The S&P 500 is trading at a low multiple and BlackRock Chief Equity Strategist Bob Doll says this suggests the market can still end the year higher than where it started.
Fire destroys Richard Branson's Caribbean retreat
Aug. 22 - Kate Winslet was among a group who fled from a fire at Richard Branson's holiday retreat on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
This illustrated guide is designed to help students understand and learn the difference between simple and complete metamorphosis. The Web page, which can be easily printed for use at field sites, illustrates: complete metamorphosis for lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) simple metamorphosis for thysanura (silverfish) simple metamorphosis for heteroptera (true bugs). In addition, the guide discusses the following additional terms: nymph larva pupa egg.
AP Physics C
This content is assembled from UC-approved college prep courses and is designed to acquaint students with topics in mechanics and classical electricity and magnetism. The course covers two semesters. The first semester is devoted to Newtonian mechanics, including: kinematics, laws of motion, work and energy, systems of particles, momentum, circular motion, oscillations, and gravitation. The second semester discusses the topics of electricity and magnetism. The course emphasizes problem solving i
How much is enough: making decisions that help us to thrive
Why do happy people make better investors and better entrepreneurs? Why do most investors achieve less than half the returns they should? Why are lottery winners no happier than the rest of us? What makes mature women better investors than young men? How do we develop emotional resilience and financial responsibility in our children? And how can we have more money and more happiness?We are what we think. But what causes us to think in the way that we do? And why does this lead us to make choices
Biology - High School
The Biology course is a first-year course in biology at the high school level and involves the scientific study of living organisms. The course considers the interactions among the vast number of organisms that inhabit planet Earth. It presents the basic form and function of these organisms, from cells to organ systems, from simple viruses to complex humans. It delves into interactions between organisms, and between an organism and its environment. It also looks into how biotechnology is used to
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Guide to the Papers of Charles D. Palmer, 1942-1975
This collection contains the papers of Charles D. Palmer, who was Director and Chairman of the Board of the Port Authority of Allegheny County from 1964-1977. Palmer was instrumental in developing the Early Action Program and the Transit Expressway during the early years of the Port Authority. Palmer's papers are in the form of correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, studies, contracts, photographs, and film.