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.
Valerius Catullus - Carmina VIII
Valerius Catullus - Carmina II
Marcus Tullius Cicero - In Catilinam - Oratio Prima, Capita I-V
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
1987 Glomerata, vol. 90
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Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Zion Church of the Evangelical Association (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
The collection contains quarterly conference proceedings; constitutions; church, record, and minute books; various records of the Sunday school, Evangelical Singing Society, Sick Benefit Society, and library from 1843-1908.
Guide to the Records of the Kingsley Association, 1894-1980
The Kingsley Association was formed in 1893 by George Hodges as a Pittsburgh settlement house. The collection includes: administrative and annual reports, books, brochures, budget information, case studies, clippings, correspondence, directories, minutes, photos and surveys spanning intermittent years from 1894-1980.
Guide to the Papers of Senator Matthew Stanley (M.S.) Quay, 1836-1927
This collection includes biographical material, clippings, correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, military service documents, notes, pamphlets, scrapbooks, speeches and telegrams primarily concerning Pennsylvania legislator and U.S. Senator Matthew Stanley (M.S.) Quay, 1833-1904. Also included in the collection is correspondence of M.S. Quay's secretary, Frank Willing Leech; Dr. John Oliver, University of Pittsburgh history professor and various Quay family members.
Records of the Peace and Freedom Party of Allegheny County, 1968
The records of the Peace and Freedom Party of Allegheny County consist of news releases, brochures, newspaper clippings, correspondence, campaign materials, and convention and platform materials for the year 1968.
Guide to the Davison Sand and Gravel Company (New Kensington, Pennsylvania) Records, 1881-1925
The collection includes ledger books, a journal, business papers, production reports, statistics on Pittsburgh (Pa.) river commerce, and blueprints of steamships.
Guide to the American Transportation Company Records, 1890-1895
This collection includes bills, receipts, statements, and trip sheets of the American Transportation Company, Fairport, Ohio, 1890-1895. Also included are personal receipts and bills from George E. Tener of Pittsburgh (manager and treasurer of the American Transportation Company).