The Social Robot
This 12 minute video is about robots, and robots created with human personality, to make interactions with them easier. They adopt cute faces or realistic faces with human emotions and the video looks at how they might be used in the future. A good starting point for a debate on what the use of robots might be in the future.
Fondos digitalizados : Universidad de Sevilla
The electronic collection of the University of Seville acts as a digital repository of historical photographs; PhD theses; and digitised version of old printed books, journals and manuscripts. The collection is divided in three clear sections for each type of materials. The electronic collection of ancient and rare materials includes books, newspapers and manuscripts from the 15th to the 20th century. It can be browsed by subject and date of publication; or the user may alternatively perform a f
Pablo Picasso biography (1 of 9)
A biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso was a spanish painter and sculptor who lived from 1881-1973. He experimented with different techniques and theories. Much of his work centered around cubism.
Pablo Picasso biography (7 of 9)
Part 7 of a biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso lived from 1881-1973. He was a spanish painter and sculptor.
Wheels of Progress-Rock Island Railroad This film was produced by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island) Railroad in 1950 to educate customers how their railroad operates and what services are offered as well as new innovations the railroad has incorporated. This film is a great capture of railroading at its finest with both steam and early diesel locomotive power shown. The Rock Island Railroad... Home of some of th
This film was produced by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island) Railroad in 1950 to educate customers how their railroad operates and what services are offered as well as new innovations the railroad has incorporated. This film is a great capture of railroading at its finest with both steam and early diesel locomotive power shown. The Rock Island Railroad... Home of some of th
Lecture by Edel Rodriguez
This lecture was recorded on April 12, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Edel Rodriguez was born in Havana in 1971. He majored in painting at Pratt Institute (BFA) and Hunter College (MFA). His work has appeared in five picture books, on stamps for the U.S. Postal Service, and on posters for films and Broadway shows. He is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and was an art director at Time magazine for over a decade. Learn more about the Illustration Pr
Fréjus: Monument to the Heroes of the 'Black Army'
Fréjus: Monument to the Heroes of the 'Black Army'
SciCafe: How Plants Domesticated Humans with Fatimah Jackson
Humans have domesticated plants and animals for agriculture for thousands of years. What is less well-known is that plants and the chemicals they produce for defense have also had a significant effect on human biology and evolution. Join anthropologist Fatimah Jackson to discuss the fascinating story of co-evolution between plants and humans, and learn how the new field of epigenetics is helping us understand how these interaction over time have altered the course of human history. This SciC
A History of the County of London: Volume 1 - London within the Bars, Westminster and Southwark
Part-volume, covering the history of the religious houses of the borough of Southwark and the cities of London and Westminster.
Graphing Inequalities with Two Variables
Just like equations, sometimes we have two variables in an inequality. Graphing inequalities with two variables involves shading a region above or below the line to indicate all the possible solutions to the inequality. This video clip explains how to graph inequalities with two variables by using some of the same techniques used when graphing lines to find the border of our shaded region. (1:42)
Cool Facts About Cool Cats - Tigers, Snow Leopards
The Amur or Siberian tiger has no problem living in a very cold part of Russia. Winter months can be a snowy and chilly -10 to -40 degrees Fahrenheit! Learn about some features that help these big cats survive and thrive in such frigid temperatures (Running Time 2:20).
Fooled By Nature Videos - The Leopard
Some minor graphic images in this video about Leopards use their strength and cunning to survive against larger animals. A good video for science classes to help show how animals have evolved to survive. Run time 02:40.
Half Lion, Half Tiger - It's a Liger
This short film features ligers at a German Zoo. (Ligers are only bred and raised in captivity. Scientists are doubtful that a liger could exist in the wild.) Run time 01:22.
Future Proofing Business: Beyond CSR
Pamela Hartigan, Director, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, discusses some emerging models of entrepreneurial ventures that have a social and/or environmental mission at their core. Pamela Hartigan reviews the sources of capital available for these types of organizations, given that their aim is PURPOSE maximization rather than PROFIT maximization. She examines how these new ventures are similar but different to charities and mainstream business. She examines