"Did They Get It Right?": Are so many superhero films good for us?
Superman returns, Batman begins and the Hulk ... he does whatever he wants. For the last two decades, Hollywood has offered a long list of of blockbusters to moviegoers eager to see superheroes on the big screen. Partly because of advances in special effects technology, movie producers are sitting on a goldmine of comics-based film scripts that likely will keep actors, directors and moviegoers busy for years to come. While profits and viewer accessibility are key reasons for this onslaught of mo
Trading at Noon: 'More saving. More doing.' More profits
Aug 14 - Home Depot beat Wall Street's profit estimates for the latest quarter, prompting the No. 1 home improvement chain to raise its earnings outlook.
Prof. Gutman discusses Emanuel Ringelblum
The "Oneg Shabbat" Archive, also known as the Ringelblum Archive, is one of the most impressive and unique projects initiated by the Jews during the Holocaust. This underground archive was established and run by historian and community figure Dr. Emanuel Ringelblum, with the express purpose of documenting the reality of life under Nazi occupation. Prof. Israel Gutman was born in Warsaw in 1923. He was wounded in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, sent to Majdanek, then to Auschwitz and then on a deat
The Jews of Würzburg 1933 - 1938
Holocaust survivors from Würzburg, Germany, describe their experiences in Würzburg during the early years of Nazi rule Survivors' names: Carol Kutner, Herbert Mai, Sidney Reiter, John Franklin, Ellen Miles The video is part of the exhibition "The History of the Jewish Community in Würzburg" on the Yad Vashem website: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/communities/wurzburg/during_holocaust.asp
Filmmagie : Educatief lesmateriaal en filmworkshops op school Filmmagie is een site waar je terecht kunt om film- en dvd-besprekingen te vinden. Het betreft kwaliteitsvolle films. De rubriek 'Educatief' is interessant voor het onderwijs. Film op school Voor …
Filmmagie is een site waar je terecht kunt om film- en dvd-besprekingen te vinden. Het betreft kwaliteitsvolle films.
De rubriek 'Educatief' is interessant voor het onderwijs.
Film op school
Fall 2012 Graduate School Orientation
The Graduate School held its annual Orientation and Information Fair for all incoming graduate students on Wednesday, August 08. This was an opportunity for students to learn about key components of their graduate education experience from Dean Grasso, members of the Graduate School staff, and representatives of key campus units. More than 30 organizations were represented at the Information Fair to share information and answer questions. More than 900 students attended the event.
Jamaican Seafood at Little Ochie's
While jerk is a hallmark of Jamaican cooking, much of the island's cuisine is based on its bounty of seafood. At Edward "Blackie" Christian's restaurant, Little Ochie's, in Manchester on the south coast, locals and tourists alike sit in one of the beached fishing boats and feast on grunts, goat fish, jacks, snapper, parrot fish, shrimp and spiny lobster that is prepared in one of the ten different ways that he's developed. He shares some, but not all of his secrets with us. For recipes, visit h
Toetsenbordtrainer Dit is een interactieve toetsenbordtrainer, gemaakt in het pakket Xerte. Er zitten nog een aantal verbeterpunten in (zoals bv. feedback op de typoefeningen), maar door de beperkingen van het pakket zijn deze op dit moment nog niet …
Dit is een interactieve toetsenbordtrainer, gemaakt in het pakket Xerte.
Er zitten nog een aantal verbeterpunten in (zoals bv. feedback op de typoefeningen), maar door de beperkingen van het pakket zijn deze op dit moment nog niet …
ISS Update - Aug. 16, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 16, 2012.
R. Elisabeth Cornwell at TAM 2012 - Social Networks: Civilizing the Future
Elisabeth Cornwell is the Executive Director of RDFRS (US) http://rdfrs.com/home/about
Ghostly glasses let you mimic a pro's moves
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229644.600 The Ghostman system shows your teachers movements superimposed over your own in real time. It could help people in remote areas who need physical rehabilitation
This I Believe ...(example of kinetic typography)
This video is an example of Kinetic Typography (moving text), based on the theme "This I believe..." from the famous NPR project. The text is set to the song "The Winner Is" by Devotchka. NOTE: there is a spelling error. (03:01)
Roma nel Rinascimento
This is the website of "Roma nel Rinascimento" ["Rome during the Renaissance"], an association aiming to promote the study of Rome, its social structure and cultural development, in the late late Medieval period and the Renaissance (beginning of the fourteenth century to the second half of the sixteenth). Amongst topics which constitute the core of the Association research interest are: a comprehensive census of unpublished materials, including manuscripts and epigraphs; the studying of the prin
Animals at the extremes: the desert environment
Animal life has adapted to survive in the most unlikely and inhospitable habitats. This unit looks at the surprisingly diverse desert climates throughout the world and mammals, birds, lizards and amphibians that survive there. It splits these animals into three groups according to their strategy for survival: evaders, evaporators and endurers, then discusses how these strategies work on a biochemical and physiological level.
Essential Resume Writing Tips to Follow
By: jackslord Perfect Resume Writing Tips to Follow; you can see free examples anytime at: http://www.onebuckresume.com/
Finding Cures Is Hard
This video segment from NOVA: "Cracking the Code of Life" explains the difficulty of curing genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis.
Mystery Bag: Developing Oral Language Skills
This video explains a version of "show and tell" that can be used by elementary teachers in their classrooms to help students develop oral language skills when they share clues about an object brought from home. This helps students gain confidence as well as develop their verbal communication skills. (02:01)
NASA | Mars Landing Sites
The visualization shows the landing sites of all six NASA spacecraft to reach Mars—Viking 1, Viking 2, Pathfinder, Spirit, Opportunity, Phoenix—and the targe...target location where Curiosity touched down on August 6, 2012. Data collected by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft was used to create the topography and surface color details seen here. (00:31)
Overview of the 1950s
The 1950s were about more than just poodle skirts and rock and roll. Color TV and the photocopier became extremely popular along with new breakthroughs in medicine and the discovery of DNA. In this video clip, learn more information about what happened in the 1950’s in America. (2:42)