Michael Roth: "Trauma, Shame & Photography: Guilty Thoughts of an Emotional Teacher"
Michael Roth's lecture was co-sponsored by the Program in Critical Theory and the Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley. Author and curator (most notably of the exhibition "Sigmund Freud: Conflict and Culture," which opened at the Library of Congress in 1998), Roth describes his scholarly interests as centered on "how people make sense of the past." His fifth book, Memory, Trauma and History: Essays on Living with the Past will be published this year by Columbia University Press, and
Steven Tyler takes a tumble
Oct. 26 - Aerosmith rocker briefly hospitalized after falling in his hotel bathroom. Alicia Powell reports.
Dick and Rick Hoyt: Inspirational Story of a Disabled Son and Dedicated Dad
This is the story of Dick & Rick Hoyt, the most inspirational father and son team to race in an Ironman Triathlon. The overwhelming message in this 6:40 minute video is that you can do anything. Great for athletes or for special ed children ~ as well as regular classroom children to promote compassion and understanding.
Fly Paper: Mapping the Protein Interactions of Our Distant Relative
Professor of Cell Biology Spyros Artavanis-Tsakonas and colleagues have built a map that shows how thousands of proteins in a fruit fly cell communicate with each other. This is the largest and most detailed protein interaction map of a multicellular organism, demonstrating how approximately one third of the proteins cooperate to keep life going. Understanding how proteins communicate and interact with each other is key to understanding disease.
Use of the Exclamation Mark
This lively slide show set to music shows many examples of the use of the exclamation mark to indicate strong feeling or high volume. Many examples of the exclamation mark after an interjection are shown. ( 1:30)
Understanding the History of Halloween : Spirits for Supper in Halloween History
Having spirits for supper on Halloween has roots that extend back into history, get expert tips and advice on the history of Halloween in this free video.
Expert: Ginny Larson
Bio: Ginny Larson has been creating fun, inexpensive crafts for her own pleasure for the past thirty years. She loves being creative and making charming pieces from ordinary things.
Filmmaker: Terry Larson
The Bat Bridge Quest, Austin TX
This selection contains a spectator's video of his walk through downtown Austin, Texas, to the Congress Avenue Bridge to see the famous nightly departure of the bats. Austin, Texas, has the largest urban bat colony in North America. ( 9:59)
A Kids Introduction to Tarantulas
Take a Virtual Field Trip to Colorado to meet The Tarantula Wrangler, a lover and collector of arachnoids commonly known as spiders. She talks to MEET ME AT THE CORNER correspondent, Charlotte, about the joys of owning a tarantula and raising it as a pet. (2:52))
A Clemson Tiger Is Passionately Curious And We Earn Our Stripes
:30 Determined Spirit TV Spot for Basketball Season - Go Tigers! http://www.clemson.edu/
Congress Avenue Bridge Bats, Austin, Texas
This spectator's video captures the unique nightly ritual of the Congress Avenue Bridge bats in Austin, Texas. The video shows the bats emerging from under the Congress Avenue Bridge for their nightly feeding run. These bats consume over 20,000 pounds of insects per night and are the largest urban bat colony in North America. ( 4:53)
The Story of Leonardo's Horse
Every corner of western civilization has been touched by Leonardo da Vinci's genius and creativity. (3:45)
This video explains the use of mnemonics as techniques for memorization. The teacher uses an acronym and a physical method to demonstrate memorizing which months have thirty-one days. ( 1:50)
Phonics with The Funnies-Learn About the Letter /i/
In this cute, animated video, the Funnies family teach about the short sound /i/ by using the Funny Bubble Maker. The letter /i/ appears in one bubble while pictures of words that begin with short /i/ appear in the other bubble. Pictures named include igloo, iguana, insect, internet, instruments, and Iggy. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom with mastery of this important skill. (2:07)
Phonics with The Funnies-/short a sound/
In this cute, animated video, the Funnies Family teach about the short a sound using the Funny Bubble Maker. The short /a/ appears in one bubble while pictures that begin with the short a appear in the 2nd bubble. Some of the pictures include apple, alligator, ant, ambulance, anchor, etc. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom to teach and or re-teach this important skill. (2:08)
MacDraft - A Fire Safety Initiative
'Not for Free': Saul J. Berman on Creating New Revenue Models
The "phenomenon of free" has hit many businesses hard, particularly media businesses, argues Saul J. Berman, Global & Americas Leader for the IBM Strategy & Change Consulting Group. In Not for Free: Revenue Strategies for a New World, Berman offers lessons from businesses that have integrated successful business model innovations, as well as from businesses that have failed to do so. Recently, Knowledge@Wharton and Jerry (Yoram) Wind sat down with Berman to discuss his thoughts on who pays for f
Programming Principles: The Java Library
Programming Principles: The Java Library
Definitions, Proofs and Examples 1
Discussion of questions relating to: set inclusions and set equalities; sums of subsets of the real line; examples showing the difference between sum and union. Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at the University of Nottingham.
Is the world any closer to closing the gender gap?
Despite improvement in the health and education spheres, women still fall behind in economic sectors around the world. Listen to what World Economic Forum Senior Director Saadia Zahidi tells Reuters Michelle Nichols about the 2011 Global Gender Gap report.
Vicki Greene: “Newton’s Unfinished Business”
Watch video from the November 2 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Vicki Greene, professor of Physics and Astronomy, spoke on “Newton’s Unfinished Business.” What is the universe really made of? From Newton onward, the concept of mass, or inertia, has been central to our understanding of the nature of matter in the universe. Neitherkeep reading »