Mormon History: LDS (Mormon) Prophet John Taylor 2/2
John Taylor (1808 - 1887) was the third Prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During his presidency, he was known for helping the Saints deal with the persecutions of jail, fines, and being denied the vote because of their beliefs.
Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2009 : Beyond Blankets: in search of political deals and durable solutio
This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture which was on Wednesday 18th November 2009 at the Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford. This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture which was on Wednesday 18th November 2009 at the Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford. The Harrell-Bond Lecture is held annually in honour of Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, founding former director of the Centre and of the ac
Fiona Richards : current research projects
This website describes Open University academic Fiona Richards current research into Australian music. Her three projects are the AHRC-funded Landmarks in Music Since 1950: Peter Sculthorpe's Irkanda IV, examining Sculthorpes landmark Irkanda IV in the context of the Australin landscape; The impact of Lutheran migration on music in Australia, also funded by the AHRC, exploring the influence of German vocal tradition and Lutheran institutions on Australian music; as well as ongoing work
"The Oil and Glory"
A talk by journalist and author Steven LeVine. Pipeline politics became a modern day version of the 19th Century's Great Game, in which Britain and Russia had employed cunning and bluff to gain supremacy over the lands of the Caucasus and Central Asia. “The Oil and Glory” is the story of how, at the dawn of the 21st century, the game was played once more across the harsh e
Sander Gilman: Cosmopolitanism and the Jews
The newest buzzword for globalization is cosmopolitanism. As with many such reuses of older concepts, cosmopolitanism has a complex history, specifically in the German-speaking lands. It is this history and its relationship to the history of German Jewry from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust that will be examined — in a global and perhaps even cosmopolitan manner. (This paper was given on 2 October 2013 at the German Historical Institute London.)
Animation Mondays - Anima Radix
Welcome to Animation Mondays! If you're an animation fan or creator this is the series for you. Each Monday our graduate students hosts will be introducing you to the amazing world of animation - how works were created, different techniques used and more. In this episode of Series 1, Digital Media graduate Regine Clarke introduces us to the extraordinary sand animation "Anima Radix", by Fernando Silva. WATCH "ANIMA RADIX": http://youtu.be/wJb4R2jGMeg Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to our channel: www
Cold War: Detente - part 2/5
1969 - 1974 North Vietnam launches a new offensive against the South. The U.S. steps up its bombing campaign but seeks peace through diplomacy. Nixon and Brezhnev sign the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT). The U.S. finally withdraws from Vietnam. Détente culminates in the Helsinki Declaration of 1975.
Paper Mache Monsters
Okay, so I'm going back to my roots with this video about how to create a paper mache monster. It's filmed in extra-fast-time! All of my original monsters were called "Screamers" because, well, they screamed! Check me out at http://www.PaperMacheMonsters.com (2:56)
Five Green Peas Chant
A short and colorful cartoon animation of the chant, 'Five Green Peas.' Lyrics appear on the screen. The peas grow and grow and in the end they "go pop". (:43)
The Bug Song to the Tune of Wheels on the Bus -King County Library System
In this 1:00 amateur video, a librarian sings "The Bug Song" to the tune of "Wheels on the Bus". In the song, various bugs (fireflies, crickets, ants, caterpillars, etc.) are named with accompanying movements.
"Open Them, Shut Them" Rhyme
In this video, a librarian recites the rhyme "Open Them, Shut Them" using the accompanying motions. (:47)
SUNY Oswego Student Research: Plants That Battle Diabetes
May 2013 SUNY Oswego graduate Jesse Vanucchi discusses his Global Laboratory project which involved visiting the Congo to successfully test a medicinal plant that potentially can help treat diabetes. Video by HCI student Phillip Moore.
Mapping the Unseen: The Microprocessor Revolution in Art
Paul Stout, Assistant Professor, Art and Art History. Links from the end of the presentation: http://www.artbots.org/about.shtml http://rhizome.org/ http://www.dorkbot.org/ http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~swilson/ http://www.ar
USAWC Class of 2012 Seminar 2
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Causes of the French Revolution - THC
Part of the History Channel show called Pint Size History where a man in a bar speaks about history. Here he lists the causes of the French Revolution. He also name main events and its legacy.
Harry Belafonte- Civil Rights Roundtable
Harry Belafonte gives his view, as part of a civil rights roundtable discussion. August 1963
What is Asperger's Syndrome?
This video on Asperger's Syndrome (high functioning autism) explains, in simple terms what Asperger's is and the typical tendencies of Asperger kids such as social functioning, sensory issues, schedules, obsessive interests, etc. Great video for teachers and parents. (Running Time: 3:26)
Virtual Private Networks and Virtual Machines | Windows Azure Friday Scott and Corey create a private network for Scott's new Virtual Machine and set it up for VPN, giving it a private IP address.
Scott and Corey create a private network for Scott's new Virtual Machine and set it up for VPN, giving it a private IP address.
The Industrial Revolution: The Steam Engine
By the late 1700s, the coal powered steam engine was widely used in English factories. Its operation, based on valve-piston action, was a great advancement for its time, further increasing industrial productivity. This video does a good job of showing how the steam engine works and its importance in the Industrial Revolution. Best used as part of a study on technology and/or with a drawing of a steam engine as the video is short.
Funny Speeches: Vulgarity
This video teaches that in general, vulgarity doesn't fly when making speeches. Learn how to give a funny speech using tasteful humor from a professional speaker and communications instructor.