8.4 Persons, Humans and Brains
Part 8.4. The final part of this series. Explores the distinction between mind and body and whether this makes a difference to the idea of personal identity.
1.2 The Background of Early Modern Philosophy
Part 1.2. Gives a very brief history of philosophy from the 'birth of philosophy' in Ancient Greece through the rise of Christianity in Europe in the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance, the Reformation and the birth of the Modern Period.
Authors@Google: Steve Paulson
Is the universe ''designed'' for life? Will science ever unlock the mysteries of the human mind or explain the origins of religion? In "Atoms and Eden", award-winning journalist Steve Paulson explores these questions in an unprecedented collection of interviews with the major figures in the science and religion debate, including Richard Dawkins, Karen Armstrong, E. O. Wilson, Francis Collins, Jane Goodall, and Steven Weinberg. Steve Paulson is the executive producer of the Peabody Award-winning
2.6 Senses and communication …
Some of the most unusual and versatile of all the mammals are the groups that live, feed and reproduce underwater. In this unit we will see how these formerly land-based mammals adapted to a return to the water, discussing such challenges as breathing, movement and communication. This is the seventh unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
Many Voices: understanding the debate about preventing violent extremism
The tragic events of 7|7 illustrated the threat to our society posed by violent extremism. Preventing it is one of the defining challenges of our age. Hazel Blears will explore the tough choices government has to make - how to empower new voices to join the debate, how to support people standing up for shared values and how to equip communities with the skills, confidence, and resilience they need to be part of the solution. In June 2007, Hazel Blears became the Secretary of State for Communitie
Numbers help me count 1-20-Running time is 2:15
Counting from 1-20 with the music of Mark D. Pencil and Friends. The singer verbally says each number while the numeral and number word are displayed on the screen. Catchy tune repeats 3 times. Running time is 2:15.
Airbus forecasts up on Asian growth
The world's largest plane maker Airbus has raised its forecast for aircraft demand over the next 20 years,largely thanks to soaring demand from emerging markets.
Kamenets-Podolsk: Murder of Jewish Children
Bina Tenenblat, born in Kamenets-Podolsk in 1928, testifies about the mass murder of Jewish children who were killed and buried in the Jewish cemetery of Kamenets-Podolsk in 1942. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/index.asp?cid=278
Film Music and Digital Media
In a panel that at times resembles a late-night ramble and conversation, three film music professionals discuss changes in their industry, with some no-holds-barred dishing and kvetching.
Martin Marks sets the scene historically, starting with the revolutionary introduction of sound to film. He plays a clip from the origi
Listen: American Civil War course takes non-traditional approach
This spring Vanderbilt undergraduates will study the political, social and economic events associated with the U.S. Civil War in a special course co-taught by Professor of History Richard Blackett and Professor of English Michael Kreyling. “The American Civil War” is one of several classes on campus that are related to the sesquicentennial of the beginningkeep reading »
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Subtraction With Regrouping
This teacher-created video shows students working subtraction problems with regrouping on a white board. The students explain the process step-by-step including checking the problems with addition. (2:30)
Narrator Describes Water Cycle using Visual Aid-Running Time is 2:26
This a short video on the water cycle. It steps you through the water cycle it explains each step. It is not very detailed and the picture of the water cycle is not big enough to see but it is good for an introduction to the water cycle. Running time is 2:26.
This video is the nursery rhyme "Ba-Ba Black Sheep." The video has cute animations, and the lyrics stream at the bottom of the screen. (:53)
Ulanov, Ukraine: Mass Murder of the Jews
Holocaust survivor Elizaveta Gelfond, born in Ulanov in 1924, testifies about the murder of the town's Jews. Gelfond describes the murder in June 1942 of elderly and sick Jews who had been taken from Ulanov to the Kalinovka labor camp. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/murderSite.asp?site_id=166
The Canon's revenge
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6.033 Computer System Engineering (SMA 5501) (MIT)
This course covers topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; strong modularity using client-server design, virtual memory, and threads; networks; atomicity and coordination of parallel activities; recovery and reliability; privacy, security, and encryption; and impact of computer systems on society. We will also look at case studies of working systems and readings from the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts, and
RES.12-001 Topics in Fluid Dynamics: Dimensional Analysis, the Coriolis force, and Lagrangian and Eu
This collection of three essays was developed from the author's experience teaching Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean, 12.800, offered to graduate students entering the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. The goal of this course is to help each student master the concepts and mathematical tools that make up the foundation of classical and geophysical fluid dynamics. Three topics --- the subject of these essays --- proved to be the most difficult for most students: 1) dimensional ana
Charles Dickens: His Last Reading Tour
Charles Dickens set out on public speaking tours of his most beloved
work to both the United States and Great Britain in need of money but cost him his health. From the "Biography: Charles Dickens, this 2:08 video gives some insights into his need for money and dedication to his work.