001 - 006 Vestibulum Januae Linguarum 1717
This 1717 edition of Comenius' Vestibulum has been augmented by other authors - as a text it sits comfortably half way between the Orbis Pictus and the Janua Linguarum. It is much longer than Comenius' original Vestibulum. To use this text effectively as a revision tool, you should have studied the Orbis Sensualium Pictus, and learned the vocabulary contained there. There is a whole series of Latin educational texts from this time period that make use of Comenius as a foundation, providing the
Holocaust Survivor Testimonies: The Interwar Period in Mir
Holocaust survivors from Mir, Belarus talk about the daily life of the Jews in Mir before the Holocaust. The video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community in Mir" on the Yad Vashem website. This exhibition was prepared with the support of The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany Click here to enter the exhibition: http://bit.ly/hKeW1u
The Presidents Song!
A song to remember the names of all the Presidents of the U.S, set to the tune of Yankee Doodle.
Happy Birthday, Thomas Edison
A student interview of a Edison actor that gives some insights into his life, but more importantly, gives students some good advise about life and overcoming handicaps. This is also a virtual tour of the Edison workshop in New Jersey. Run time 03:24
Caput 002 Grammatica Janualis Comenii
Comenius' Intermediate Grammar Chapter 2
Religious Freedom and National Security Policy: Keynote Address
Through the Luce/SFS Program on Religion and International Affairs, Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs held a symposium on October 28, 2010 on religious freedom and US national security policy. Questions addressed include: Why should national security specialists be concerned about religious freedom? Under what conditions might greater US support for religious liberty abroad help to reduce political instability, religious radicalism and terrorist violence?
Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies
The website of the Institute of Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS), an international research body which since 1973 has promoted the study of the origins and developments of metallurgy within its cultural and historical context from the earliest period to recent times. The website sketches the background to previous research in ancient metallurgy and provides a useful chronicle of IAMS-sponsored projects in major metal producing areas of the ancient world, including the Sinai, the Negev (parti
Evolution in Action
10 salamanders look completely different though they are the same species. Leaning to the argument of evolution.
Summary of the Shakespearean Play 'Othello'
This video gives a synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play Othello. This video can be used as a great review and discussion started for a high school English class. This is a very helpful video.
Netanyahu asks US to free spy
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is appealing to U.S. President Barack Obama to grant clemency to imprisoned spy Jonathan Pollard, who has spent 25 years behind bars. Jon Decker reports.
3D cut and paste
New software lets you manipulate a 3D image
Dog with biggest vocab
Meet the dog with the vocabulary of a three year-old. To find out more about these experiments, read the full news article here: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827921.900
Open Letter to the International Justice Mission [Day 24 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this article was published on LewRockwell.com on July 21, 2004.] Mr. Gary Hau
[Day 24 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this article was published on LewRockwell.com on July 21, 2004.]
Mr. Gary Hau
Nasal vaccine against whooping cough
Despite large coverage with efficacious vaccines, whooping cough is still a major cause of global childhood morbidity and mortality. In an effort to solve this problem, the Child-Innovac programme has developed a new vaccine designed to be given as a single dose at birth in order to protect young children, under 6 months of age, which is the most vulnerable age group and not sufficiently protected by the current vaccines. The new vaccine is based on a novel concept of nasal administration of the
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 11–Consonants च and छ
This is a continuation of the series covering the very basics of Hindi. At the bottom of this lesson are links to the previous lessons. If you are already studying [...]
1.1 What is the carbon footprint and why is it important? The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, that result from the activities of an individual or a group of people, especially their use of energy and transport and consumption of goods and services. It's measured as the mass, in kilograms or tonnes per year, either of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions alone, or of the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) effect of other greenhouse gas emissions.
The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, that result from the activities of an individual or a group of people, especially their use of energy and transport and consumption of goods and services. It's measured as the mass, in kilograms or tonnes per year, either of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions alone, or of the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) effect of other greenhouse gas emissions.
Writing and Literature at California College of the Arts (aka "The Creative Writer")
Situated in the Bay Area, CCA's Writing and Literature Program offers students the opportunity to cultivate their potential in an inspiring and intensive studio environment. Integrated into one of the country's premier art schools, students are able to approach writing as a living art alongside artists and designers who are passionately engaged in making. Because of the program's intimate size, students collaborate closely with a diverse faculty of actively publishing writers. In addition