Cristian Aliaga: Your Virtues Are Your Faults. Poetry Reading (Spanish and English)
A reading by Cristian Aliaga, one of Argentina's outstanding contemporary poets, given at St. John's College, Oxford, on 3 November, 2011. English translations are read by Ben Bollig, Lecturer in Spanish American Literature. The Argentine poet Cristian Aliaga reads his poetry to an audience at St. John's College, Oxford, on 3 November 2011. Aliaga is one of Argentina's outstanding contemporary poets, with more than a dozen collections of poems to his name. His work has recently been published
Swiss History Overview
This is a ten-minute overview of Swiss history. (10:07)
African Rock Python--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of an African Rock Python. Students will get close up shots of this snake swimming in the water. Africa’s largest snake, the African rock python (Python sebae) has a long, stout body, patterned with blotches that vary in color between brown, olive, chestnut and buffy yellow, often joining up in a broad, irregular stripe. The triangular head has many sharp, backwardly curved teeth and is marked on top with a dark brown “spear-hea
Preparing for Public Speaking
http://graduatestudies.concordia.ca/gradproskills GradProSkills is a new graduate and processional skills training program at Concordia University launched in August 2011. Rea Nolan, part-time faculty member, Department of Theatre, Concordia University, offers tips on how to prepare for public speaking experiences.
Ch 9 review
What is a Research University?
What's unique about a public research University? Here's your answer.
Spiders Jump With Deadly Accuracy in Green Light
Researchers have discovered a unique visual attribute that jumping spiders use in attacking and catching prey. The arachnids use what is called image defocus-proven in part by videos that show spiders jumping with deadly accuracy in green light (and fumbling in red).
Biggest Physics Discovery of this Century
By: EinsteinGravitydotcom Magnetism is caused by the Bernoulli effect. The Bernoulli effect is to Pressure - as Gravity is to electrical-mass Pressure.
How to Play a Diatonic Harmonica
Learn how to play a diatonic harmonica with this video. Expert: Marcus Milius provides some tips about playing this instrument. It is 3:22 in length and is designed to encourage students to try to master this instrument.
Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders, Fall 2010
In this era of globalization, many of us have multi- or bi-cultural, multilingual or bilingual backgrounds, and even if we don't have such a background, we need urgently to understand the experiences of people who do. You will very likely work outside the United States at some point in your future; you will almost certainly work with people who speak more than one language, whose ancestry or origins are in a country other than the U.S., who have crossed borders of nation, language, culture, clas
Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity, Spring 2011
The course provides the students a basic understanding of modern Israeli history, politics, culture and identity through lectures, discussions and projects. Among the topics to be explored are: ideational, institutional and material foundations of the state of Israel; Israeli national identity, Israeli society, economy, and foreign and security policies.
USAWC 113th Birthday
Today the U.S. Army War College honors four Outstanding Alums and celebrates the 113th year of the founding of the College. Since 1901 The Army War College has guided the development of strategic leaders for our Army and Nation. Honored were retired Gen. Alfred M. Gray Jr., Class of 1974, retired Maj. Gen. Carl H. McNair, Class of 1971, retired Maj. Gen. Charles R. Henry, Class of 1983 and retired Col. Greg Camp, Class of 1989.
Automata, Computability, and Complexity, Spring 2011
This course provides a challenging introduction to some of the central ideas of theoretical computer science. Beginning in antiquity, the course will progress through finite automata, circuits and decision trees, Turing machines and computability, efficient algorithms and reducibility, the P versus NP problem, NP-completeness, the power of randomness, cryptography and one-way functions, computational learning theory, and quantum computing. It examines the classes of problems that can and cannot
From the cannon room to the bat-swinging robot to the bat handle-breaking machine, the engineers at Easton Sports are testing the latest sports equipment for durability, performance and handling and show how science and math are used in the manufacturing of these baseball bats.
Running time 4:55 minutes
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