Guion "Guy" Bluford tribute video
A video tribute to Penn State Distinguished Alumnus and pioneering astronaut Guion S. "Guy" Bluford shown at The Pennsylvania Society's 113th Annual Dinner on Dec. 10, 2011. Bluford was awarded the Society's Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement. Video courtesy of PCN"
Blueberry Muffins with Orange Glaze
Blueberry muffins are a classic American breakfast that everybody loves. These muffins are made with a healthy twist by using almond flour, whole-wheat flour and olive oil in place of some of the butter. Chef Scott Samuel offers this tip: "In muffins, fresh and frozen blueberries can easily sink to the bottom and also tend to explode when they get hot. This can be avoided by substituting sugar-infused blueberries because they remain suspended in the batter during baking and maintain a more struc
Medicine and Public Health in American History
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Medicine and Public Health in American History" in the History Department. This course offers an introduction to differing conceptions of disease, health, and healing throughout American history, the changing role and image of medicine and medical professionals in American life, and the changing social and cultural meanings and entanglements of medical science and practice throughout American history.
"Whitman and the Moth" by Clive James (poetry reading)
Van Wyck Brooks was a literary historian. His major work was a series he called "Makers and Finders" which charted the literature of the 19th century that shaped American culture. It might have been called "Movers and Shakers" if Arthur O'Shaughnessy hadn't already used that neat turn of phrase.
His book "The times of Melville and Whitman" is available from Amazon.
Seoul 1988: The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad
The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
An Alternative Christmas Dinner
In this video we meet the team at Item Seven, based in the Portland Food Court, who cook up a very special Afro-Caribbean Christmas meal for their loyal staff and student customers:
Kat Higgs, Internal Communications Officer, Communications and Marketing
Paul Adeleke, Finance, Accounting and Management (1st Year)
David Akata, Mechanical Engineering (1st Year)
Kafayat Bello, Sociology and Social Politics (3rd Year)
This video is part of The University of Nottingham's online Advent calendar 20
Cinémathèques et cinéphilies de demain. Table ronde
13 et 14 octobre 2011
Organisé par le Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée et la Cinémathèque française :
« Révolution numérique : et si le cinéma perdait la mémoire ? »
Table ronde avec Romain Blondeau, Gian Luca Farinelli, Alexander Horwath, Luc Lagier, Jean-François Rauger.
Romain Blondeau est critique aux Inrockuptibles.
Gian Luca Farinelli est le directeur de la
The Market for Literary Products
The Market for Literary Products
Capitalism provides many with the opportunity to display initiative. While the rigidity of a status society enjoins on everybody the unvarying performance of routine and doe
Instantaneous and digital is the preferred method of communication for modern legislative bodies. In the mid-20th century, though, the Kansas Legislature used a more utilitarian method: two wooden mail carts.
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