The National Film Theatre, 1964
This extract from the 1964 short 'South Bank' offers a tantalising glimpse inside the National Film Theatre over four decades before its reinvention as BFI Southbank. Film-goers emerge from the latest Godard offering and Jeanne Moreau gazes down from the poster board: a nice touch of continuity in an area of London that has continued to evolve well into the 21st century. (Simon McCallum) You can see the complete film and over 2000 other titles free in BFI Mediatheques around the UK - http://www
Comprehension Song: Who, What When, Where, Why With Miss Jenny
Explore comprehension questions in MIss Jenny's "Who, What, When, Where, and Why song. (1:03)
HIS348 Session 7 Fall 2011
HIS348 Immigration and Citizenship - Session seven 10/22/2011 Mike Fraga
Deaf children in Jordan have a place to learn at the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf. In addition to academic and vocational training, the school matches up younger children with older mentors to foster a spirit of self-assurance. (5:26)
Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability, Fall 2010
Welcome to 6.041/6.431, a subject on the modeling and analysis of random phenomena and processes, including the basics of statistical inference. Nowadays, there is broad consensus that the ability to think probabilistically is a fundamental component of scientific literacy. For example: The concept of statistical significance (to be touched upon at the end of this course) is considered by the Financial Times as one of "The Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Science". A recent Scienti
Convex Analysis and Optimization, Spring 2010
This course will focus on fundamental subjects in (deterministic) optimization, connected through the themes of convexity, geometric multipliers, and duality. The aim is to develop the core analytical and computational issues of continuous optimization, duality, and saddle point theory using a handful of unifying principles that can be easily visualized and readily understood. The mathematical theory of convex sets and functions will be central, and will allow an intuitive, highly visual, geomet
Obama: "Now, the nation we need to build is our own"
Oct. 22 - Obama touts foreign policy successes in Iraq and Libya as he vows to refocus on the economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Avalanche Research Center
Take a behind the scenes look at the Bridger Teton National Forest Avalanche Center. Join as the experts prepare avalanche forecasts for backcountry thrill seekers. (3:23)
Europe Day Ahead: Conclusive summit deal looks elusive
Oct. 26 - Prospects for a comprehensive deal to resolve the euro zone debt crisis look dim, with deep disagreement remaining, including how to give the region's bailout fund greater firepower.
What Is Energy? Short Demos
Three short, hands-on, in-class demos expand students' understand of energy. First, using peanuts and heat, students see how the human body burns food to make energy. Then, students create paper snake mobiles to explore how heat energy can cause motion. Finally, students determine the effect that heat energy from the sun (or a lamp) has on temperature by placing pans of water in different locations.
1993 Daily Ozone from Meteor-3
In this animation of total ozone, the luminance values of the colors bounding areas of missing data are used in interpolating over these regions. The missing data are mapped to the grayscale portion of the color map.
ISCCP Global Cloud Cover
This animated sequence is a one month sample of composited images from cloud cover data collected from a suite of U.S., European, and Japanese geostationary satellites and U.S. polar orbiting meteorological satellites. This data was composited under the auspices of ISCCP, the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Program.
Most people would rather stick pins in their eyes than draw up a budget. They may have a point. If you're the type of person who always has plenty of cash, knows exactly where every penny goes, and never has trouble paying bills, skip this lesson. You're either too rich or too smart to need it. For the rest of us, unfortunately, making -- and sticking to -- a budget is the essential tool for ensuring that our money gets used the way we need it to.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "U u”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
Economist Shiller: Historic low interest rates can't last
Oct. 25 - Yale economist and co-founder of the Case/Shiller Housing Index Robert Shiller discusses the report and the health of the U.S. housing sector.
UBS overcomes rogue trading loss
Oct.25 - Swiss bank UBS and Germany's Deutsche Bank post better-than-expected third quarter profit but warn of tough times ahead. Sonia Legg reports
London - 10 Things You Need To Know
This video is travel oriented with the emphasis on both the culture and attractions. The video is 8:30 minutes long.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "c,”
with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear
U.N. chief visits Tripoli
Nov. 2 - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrives in Tripoli for talks with the country's ruling National Transitional Council. Simon Hanna reports.