German Studies professor Erica Carter speaks about her new book on early filmmaker Béla Bal
Professor Erica Carter from the University of Warwicks Department of German Studies talks about the release of her new book Béla Balázs: Early Film Theory, the first English translation of the Hungarian's work, and the accompanying exhibition
How to Draw Facial Hair on Cartoons
When drawing facial hair on cartoons, concentrate more on the shape and pattern that the hair creates rather than drawing each individual hair follicle. Create stylized facial hair for a cartoon character. (3:36)
How to Draw Hands on a Cartoon Character
Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page.
WWI - From Causes to US intervention
This slide presentation shows the main events in WWI, from causes to the moment the USA joined the war. There is reference to Main causes, US involvement, sinking of the Lusitania, Zimmerman Letter, submarine warfare, weapons of the war, etc. (Slides and text only. No narration.)
ABC with Scoopy - English Alphabet - Part 2 (E-H)
ABC with Scoopy - English Alphabet - Part 2 (E-H) Hi kids! Come join Scoopy as he goes shopping in magical stores! But more than shopping, Scoopy wants to teach your children the alphabet! (5:53)
Karava of Sri Lanka
This impressive website presents, in considerable detail, a history of the Karava people of Sri Lanka (otherwise known as Kshatriyas or Kurukulathar, among others). There are many pages on the site examining Karava culture, ceremonies, history, origins, migrations, symbols and ceremonies. Each page contains an essay on an aspect of Karava history, accompanied by a large number of images. The images claim to be available in a larger format, but clicking on them just produces an image of the same
Learning and Memory
This video give tips on how to use current events to help children learn about the world.
The Rise of NCD's in India
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/asia-india-non-communicable-disease-infection-death-public-health-poverty-wealth-NCD Non communicable diseases (NCD's) cause 63 percent of all cases of death in the world. In India heart attacks, diabetes and cancer are increasing within the wealthy and the poor. Martina Merten reports for the Pulitzer Center. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Cause and Effects of the Increase of Non-communicable Diseases in India"
Lunch: O Say Can You See
SMU President's Scholar Christian Genco uses food and technology to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the SMU Talent Show on September 28, 2012. A senior computer science major, he designed this homemade musical instrument using a prototype "invention kit," assigning each piece of food and drink a particular note to play. When Christian touched each item, an open circuit was completed sending a signal to his computer to play each note.
Global Mindset: A Personal Journey
Thunderbird School of Global Management alumnus Gary Ranker, Ph.D., talks March 15, 2012, at the Developing Leaders for Global Roles Summit. http://www.thunderbird.edu/globalmindset
Populism, Social Change and Our World
In this special one and half hour edition of Bill Moyers Journal, The Journal travels to Iowa where one group has been helping ordinary citizens fight for change for more than three decades. And, Bill Moyers and populist Jim Hightower to look at the history and legacy of people's movements and discuss how ordinary people can reclaim political power. And, Acclaimed author Barry Lopez joins Bill Moyers to discuss nature, spirit and the human condition. Lopez is an essayist, author and short-story
17.436 Territorial Conflict (MIT)
This graduate seminar introduces an emerging research program within International Relations on territorial conflict. While scholars have recognized that territory has been one of the most frequent issues over which states go to war, territorial conflicts have only recently become the subject of systematic study. This course will examine why territorial conflicts arise in the first place, why some of these conflicts escalate to high levels of violence and why other territorial disputes reach set
Hitler's Death - The Final Report - Part 1 of 5
The first part of the documentary that show the last events in Hitler's life. There is footage and an account of the last war events. There is a description of Hitler's bunker.This video is a mixture of actual footage and dramatization.
AnimalResearch.info is an international collaboration of scientists and researchers providing information about the use of animals in medical research. This website outlines the important contribution of animal research to medical advances and provides detailed information on drug development, medical advances, animal models, alternatives and the 3Rs, regulation and legislation, and experimental design and analysis. There is a document library and an A-Z listing of organisations (commercial, aca
'The 'kidneys are a bean shaped, fist size organ whose task is to filter blood and remove the waste.' This is a quote from the video. The information is related in a 'dry' way but the content is usable. The instructor appears to be using slideshow.
2014 Tech Day - Is There Life Out There? - Sara Seager
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Secret History of the Freemasons (Part 1 of 9)
Discovery Channel video. Secret History of the Freemasons (2007) Part .
Secret History of the Freemasons (Part 2 of 9)
Discovery Channel video. Secret History of the Freemasons (2007) Part 2.
1.6 Keeping up-to-date
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.
History of the KKK
America's oldest domestic terrorist group, the Ku Klux Klan, and its history are the subject of this video. How the Klan brought back white rule to the South after the Civil War into more modern history. The criminal aspects are examined as well as how "skin heads" have revived the image of hate.