Vatican to adopt new financial laws
Vatican City has moved closer to adopting international banking and terrorism laws following an investigation into its central bank.
The Inner History of Devices
Contemporary science has done a great disservice to Sigmund Freud, suggests Sherry Turkle, who believes the psychoanalytic tradition can teach us much about the often concealed connections between physical objects and our thoughts and feelings. On the occasion of the publication of her latest book, The Inner History of Devi
Contemplative Dimensions of Human Experience
In a mind-stretching talk covering the history of the planet, development of higher-order consciousness, and East-West religious practices, Trappist monk Thomas Keating claims that humanity is poised to take its next evolutionary step, to the “furthest levels of human understanding.”
Using Photomerge Style Match
Learn how to use Photomerge Style Match to change the appearance of one image to match the appearance of another image.
Verb Rap Song
This song is for learning verbs. This is a grammar video that teaches action verbs as one of the parts of speech. A verb is a word; it's an action word. The students will be moving to the song. Run time 04:05.
This video teaches the action verb as one part of English grammar. If you can do it, it's a verb. The students will be moving along with the song. Clap, jump, shake. Run time 04:05.
Best of 2010: Professor Wolff on Grit TV
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National Pancake Day: Ideas for Pancakes
Celebrate National Pancake Day on September 26th by making some unusual pancakes that the family can participate and enjoy. This video has some interesting photos of these creations they might be motivating. Here is a simple history and some folklore for the class. http://pancakelovers.com/history/ Run time 01:02.
How Does Diet Affect the Prevention of Cancer?
How Does Diet Affect the Prevention of Cancer?. Part of the series: Cancer Facts. Cancer prevention can be improved by eating a diet that is high in foods with antioxidants, such as a chicken, fish, berries, garlic, tomatoes, spinach, tea and carrots.
How Does Lung Cancer Harm Your Body?
How Does Lung Cancer Harm Your Body?. Part of the series: Cancer Facts. Lung cancer harms the body when free radicals in the atmosphere cause changes in sensitive lung tissue. Quit smoking to reduce the chances of lung cancer with advice from this doctor.
Different Functions of Money
Different Functions of Money. Part of the series: Finance & Investment Tips. Money can be used for basic necessities like food, clothing and shelter, with discretionary income being used for investment or recreation. Learn more about the different uses of money.
Indus Valley Civilization
An ainimated feature that shows what life might have been like during this time period. No narration and so the teacher must provide insights into what the video is showing.
ISS Update - Jan. 3, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 3, 2011.
Inside the Collections: Paleontology and the Big Bone Room
Paleontology Collections Manager Carl Mehling gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the Big Bone Room, which houses some of the largest items in the Paleontology collection. Its holdings include one of the largest complete limb bones in the world: the 650-pound thigh bone of the long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur Camarasaurus. Visitors will be able to see this spectacular specimen in the upcoming major exhibition The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), which explores the
Hyundai sees 10 pct sales rise
Hyundai expects to boost car sales 10 percent this year, after a 24 percent jump in 2010.
Fireside Chat with Governors Kean and Cuomo
A Fireside Chat with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean (Governor of New Jersey 1982-1990) and The Honorable Mario M. Cuomo (Governor of New York 1983-1995) Moderated by Ruth B. Mandel (Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics) Filmed December 14, 2010 at the Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ) Directed/Edited by: Benjamin Clapp Cameras/lighting: Benjamin Clapp Sound Supervisor: Luke Strother
Boiler Bytes: FIRST Lego League Competition
Purdue FIRST Programs have been a successful collaboration between Purdue University and the surrounding community. Through the Robotics, and Junior Robotics programs as well as the regional events, Purdue FIRST Programs has been and will continue to be an innovative program. http://www.purduefirst.org/
Minerals: The Materials of Earth
Minerals have been indispensable to human civilization. This program looks at the variety of minerals, their atomic and crystalline structures, and their physical properties such as hardness and luster. Petrologists’ methods of sectioning rocks are shown, and gems, precious metals, ore excavation, and the value of silicates are discussed.
Cell rotation using OET
This is a video by a team from the QMEMS Lab in the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. This video is based on an accepted paper of BMF, entitled “Cell rotation using optoelectronic tweezers.” The authors are Y.-L. Liang, Y.-P. Huang, Y.-S. Lu, Max T. Hou and J. Andrew Yeh. It is submitted as an entrant for the BMF Video Contest: Small Matters. This video explains a rotation method by using OET devices. In this method, the configuration of the optoelectronic tweezers (OET) is not changed