U.S. Farm Bill: What's at Stake?
The Horace M. Albright Lecture in Conservation Spring 2012: The U.S. Farm Bill: What's at Stake? Michael Pollan, Karen Ross, Ken Cook, Ken Hecht, and Gordon Rausser discuss the upcoming renewal of the 2012 US Farm Bill - the single most important piece of legislation determining what Americans eat.
Jazzed: University Dancers Spring Concert 2012
For more on this event see the feature story at http://news.richmond.edu/features/article/-/10353/jazzed-university-dancers-present-jazzed.html
Earth Week at Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University celebrates Earth Week from April 22-26 with a number of events. In this video, President Mark A. Heckler describes Valpo's commitment to going green, by constructing energy-efficient buildings, recycling, and in numerous other ways.
6.170 Software Studio - Lecture 16
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Natalie Peterman (Lima, Peru/Beijing, China)
Natalie Peterman ('12), Spanish major, discusses her experiences abroad.
SUNY Oswego Quest Preview
Learn more about what students are presenting at Quest '12 (April 18) and what they like about SUNY Oswego's annual celebration of research and creative activity. See http://www.oswego.edu/quest for a schedule and more details. Video by student Blair Adour
Galileo y sin embargo se mueve - parte 8 de 12
En 1633, la inquisición sometió a Galileo Galillei a un proceso en el que se vio obligado a ponerse de rodillas y abjurar de sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra.
Según cuenta la tradición, al levantarse murmuró: "!Eppur, si muove!"
("!y sin embargo, se mueve!") lo que demostraría que, a pesar de la
"confesión", seguía pensando del mismo modo.
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Alessi: Ethical and Radical
November 21, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Alessi is widely regarded as the world’s most innovative and influential maker of kitchen utensils, or in the company’s parlance, “house-hold objects.” Alessi: Ethical and Radical presents the company’s history in objects while exploring ecological concerns, new technologies, and other themes.
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Eliezer Lev-Zion
Eliezer Lev-Zion was born in 1927 in Berlin, Germany, as Oskar-Eliezer Lewinsohn. His father, Nathan, was a journalist, and his mother, Franscheska, a doctor who managed a Jewish orphanage. A month after the Nazis came to power, Oskar's father was arrested and disappeared. Heavily pregnant, Franscheska fled to France together with Eliezer, settling in Lyon. A month later, Eliezer's brother Marcel Gideon was born. In the winter of 1939/1940, the three family members were taken to a detention cam
Camels in the Outback
Come along with the Kratt brothers as they explain why camels are the perfect animals to use to travel in the dry and rugged terrain of the outback because of their "special equipment". The video explains that camels are equipped with wide feet that keep them from sinking into loose sand and long legs that can carry them great distances. Camels also have the ability to eat plants with thorns, and to drink up to 25 gallons of water at a time and store fat to keep them alive. (1:31)
How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine reads at Plutzik Centennial Celebration
U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine gives a reading as part of the centennial celebration of University of Rochester poet Hyam Plutzik, and the reading series established in his name. Established in 1962, the Plutzik Reading Series is the longest and one of the most prestigious collegiate poetry reading series in the United States.
Learning Part I
Article :: Recomposing Picture Elements with Content-Aware Move and Content-Aware Patch in Adobe Pho
This tutorial provides two examples of how these new Content-Aware additions in Photoshop CS6 can help you to recompose or remove elements in your pictures that are slightly out of place, or that are not as easily removed by other methods.
National Geographic - Josie Underwood's Civil War Diary
A young Southern belle chronicles the times when Union and Confederate troops invaded her home in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (02:50)
Analyzing an Ecosystem (Interactive)
What are ecological systems, and what types of organisms live in these environments? This interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta identifies the living and nonliving components of an animated ecosystem. Users are also invited to look at examples of mimicry, and identify which living things are producers and which are consumers. To help users complete the activity, key terms, including biotic and abiotic components, are defined.