Authors@Google: Bart Ehrman
Bart Ehrman visits Google Cambridge on April 7, 2011 to discuss his new book, Forged. From the book's description: "It is often said, even by critical scholars who should know better, that "writing in the name of another" was widely accepted in antiquity. But New York Times bestselling author Bart D. Ehrman dares to call it what it was: literary forgery, a practice that was as scandalous then as it is today. In Forged, Ehrman's fresh and original research takes readers back to the ancient world
Military Blunders: Stalin's Purges (3:41)
This Military Blunders video clip is about the Great Purge.
The leader of Communist Russia, Joseph Stalin, was paranoid of
opposition. It was this paranoia that led to the Great Purge. He sent
many people to labor camps in Siberia. Some images may be too intense for students.
The History of the Development of Orlando, Florida.
In this 4:30 video tells a brief history lesson about the meteoric
growth of Orlando Florida from its Orange grove origins and building of
the Interstate 4 to the consequential opening of Walt Disney World.
This patient education program discusses otitis media and the causes, possible complications, and treatment options for the disease. It also reviews the anatomy of the ear and hearing, and presents tips for preventing middle ear infections. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Sound Wave Interference
Two speakers, mounted on the table and facing each other, are driven by a function generator. A microphone is introduced between the speakers and the sound waves are displayed on an oscilloscope. This demonstrates the effect of interference and the resulting phase shift on sound waves over a fixed distance. Three different frequencies are demonstrated; 880Hz (A5), 440Hz (A4) and 523.3Hz (C4).
A Conversation with The Honorable Edward Rendell - The Institute of Politics
A conversation with the former Governor of Pennsylvania about his extensive career in public service, as well as the pressing political issues of the day. Topics include the Occupy Wall Street movement, economic and electoral policy, transportation infrastructure, and the successes and failures of the Obama administration. October 11, 2011
Polar Bear Cubs
Polar bears often have twin cubs, yet they have one of the slowest reproductive rates of any mammal. Learn more about these giants of the north and their offspring. (0:36)
HIS348 Session 7 Fall 2011
HIS348 Immigration and Citizenship - Session seven 10/22/2011 Mike Fraga
Four Generations- Part One
What would it mean to give a poor Asian family a water buffalo? One musician in China found out the benefits and gifted a family with a water buffalo. In this selection, the musician tells his story accompanied by video. ( 4:18)
Obama: "Now, the nation we need to build is our own"
Oct. 22 - Obama touts foreign policy successes in Iraq and Libya as he vows to refocus on the economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Merkel says Spain, Italy must do more on debt reduction.
Oct. 22 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe's troubled countries must do more to reduce national debt to win back market confidence. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Beam Engines in the UK
Illustrated list of beam engines in the UK that can be seen by the public and based on the Geoff Hayes Shire Classics book, 2003 + other engines not included...
A Policy on Leadership
Ted Kelly walks a Sloan audience through the process of turning around a failing company. His formula? Develop two key things: a fact based analytical organization, and great management teams that value people. It's the dynamic combination of the two that have put Liberty Mutual in position it is today, a $31 billion com
Automotive Lightweighting as a Strategic Opportunity for India’s Automotive Industry
Suppose you could leapfrog 100 years of experience in the automotive industry and begin a new manufacturing epoch. The strategic change you would make is to lightweight the vehicle, observes Charles Fine. Although steel has been the material of choice for many automotive components since the dawn of the automotive age, th
Rusnano: Fostering Nanotechnology Innovation in Russia
In both lecture format and conversation with Sloan Senior Lecturer Noubar Afeyan, RUSNANO CEO Anatoly Chubais presents an ambitious plan to create Russia’s Nanotechnology Center—a $10 billion, entrepreneurial ecosystem that incorporates education, research and business incubation. Noting that a plan of this depth also r
The Energy/Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It
In a meaty lecture that serves as a concise and comprehensive primer on the twin challenge of energy and environment, John Holdren lays out the difficult options for contending with a world rapidly overheating.
“There is no question the world is growing hotter,” says Holdren, “and we do have a pretty good han
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis
In spite of the “sickening human and social devastation on full display” in northern Japan, moderator
Richard Samuels wonders, “Is it possible to follow the train of cause and effect into the future…imagining what happens from here on?” In this session convened just days after the March 11th earthquake and tsunami, pan
Duke Chapel Live - 10/23/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 10/23/2011
TED415 Session 8 Fall 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education - Session eight 10/23/11 Jeff Miller