Faces of Bali
In Bali, the vast majority of residents practice Hinduism. But other belief systems such as ancestor worship, animism, and magic are also deeply interwoven into its culture. (0:55)
Beijing History Lesson: VC2
The Chinese government has slowly been overhauling Beijing to erase any memory of the cities past is the subject of this 3:44 long video. It tells of some of the old culture and how the modern era has impacted it. A good luck into the ancient culture are shown in a visit to a small museum.
UMMC Physician Profile: Joshua Abzug, M.D.
This three-minute video introduces viewers to Dr. Joshua Abzug, an assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Some of Dr. Abzug's special interests include pediatric orthopaedics and the pediatric upper extremity. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC. Related LInks: Department of Orthopaedics http://www.umm.edu/orthopaedic/index.htm Pediatric Orthopaedics Program http://www.umm.edu/orthopaedic/pedortho.htm Hand and Upper Extrem
Role of Epidemiological Data within the Drug Development Lifecycle: A Chronic Migraine Case Study
A public health seminar recorded on October 17, 2011. Epidemiologists working in the pharmaceutical industry use the principles of descriptive epidemiology in addition to applied concepts and methods to assess the impact, use and effects of drugs in the population and in clinical trial settings. As there is a wide spectrum of data needs and requirements during any drug's lifecycle, a summary, including a real-world example, of the epidemiological data and methods utilized specifically during cli
Civil-Military Relations: Professional Foundations for Senior Leaders
Dr. Marybeth Ulrich presents Civil-Military Relations: Professional Foundations for Senior Leaders as a noon-time lecture at the Army War College Oct. 25, 2011.
Shell, Statoil profits soar on higher oil
Oct. 27 - Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Norway's Statoil reported big jumps in profits on Thursday, driven mainly by higher oil and gas prices with help from increased production. Hayley Platt reports.
S&P500 headed to best gain since '74
Wall Street staged a powerful rally after European leaders reached a deal on Greek debt and news that the U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in a year.
Prosecution: Murray a direct cause of Jackson's death
Nov. 3 - Conrad Murray "directly caused the death of Michael Jackson" and left the pop singer's three children without a father, prosecutors told a Los Angeles jury. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Proof - Opposite Angles of Parallelogram Congruent - Khan Academy
In this four-minute video clip. Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows that opposite angles of a parallelogram are congruent.( 04:08)
Blended Learning at Otis: The Student Experience
Otis Students talk about the benefits of Blended Learning classes. They share what they like best, especially how they can manage their own time between meetings in person, as well as having online discussions with questions, prompts, or critiques between each other and faculty. www.otis.edu/teaching-learning-center
Understanding the History of Halloween : Colcannon Predictions in Halloween History
Colcannon has its role in Halloween 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 '43 Group and Battling Anti-Semitic Groups in Britian
This 15 minute video has interviews The 43 Group was an English anti-fascist group set up by Jewish ex-servicemen in the immediate wake of World War II when, on their return to London, they encountered British fascist organisations. The activities of these fascist groups included antisemitic speeches in public places, inciting racial hatred, and from the rank-and-file fascists, violent attacks on London Jews and Jewish property. The 43 Group worked to try and stop this hatred. A good video to sh
UNESCO gives Palestinians full membership
Oct. 31 - The United Nations' cultural agency decides to give Palestinians full membership of the body, a vote that will boost their bid for recognition as a state at the United Nations. UNESCO is the first U.N. agency the Palestinians have sought to join as a full member since President Mahmoud Abbas applied for full membership of the United Nations on Sept. 23. The United States, Canada and Germany voted against Palestinian membership. Brazil, Russia, China, India, South Africa and France vote
Parag Khanna on 'How to Run the World'
Parag Khanna is a leading geo-strategist, world traveler and author of the international bestseller, The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order. Stephen J. Kobrin, Wharton management professor and publisher of Wharton Digital Press, recently spoke with Khanna about his latest book, How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance.
'The Happiness Manifesto': Can a Country Be as Happy as a Duck in Water?
The United Kingdom's Prime Minister David Cameron plans to create a national well-being index. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has formed a team that includes two Nobel Prize-winning economists to come up with a system for measuring the nation's well-being. In China, happiness indexes have become so popular that cities there compete for the title of China's happiest city. Many now argue that purely economic measures of a country's progress -- such as gross national product (GDP) -- fail to coun
Normalizing Russia: The Empire Effect
Jane Burbank, professor of history and Russian and Slavic studies, New York University
From Mountain Fairies to Fender Guitars: The Power of Myth in the Music and Times of Goran Bregović
Svjetlana Bukvich-Nichols, composer and professor of music technology, New York University
Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema
"Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema." Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Chair, Department of Italian Studies and Professor of Italian Studies and History. New York University. Sept, 29, 2011.
Who Decides in Last Resort? Elected Officials and Judges in Historical Perspective
Nicos C. Alivizatos, professor of law, University of Athens; and partner, Alivizatos-Kiousopoulou and Partners.