Phones power Samsung to record profits
Jan. 06 - Samsung Electronics forecasts a 73 percent jump in operating profit for the Oct to Dec period, after record-smashing sales of smartphones. Arnold Gay reports.
White House Blog: Remembering Neil Armstong Photo Gallery
This blog post remembers astronaut Neil Armstrong after his death in 2012. A photo gallery of Armstrong is included along with a video of Obama on the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing.
Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools
Video: Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools Episode 2 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to use the selection tools on Photoshop. It shows you how to select a part of your image to edit. (7:08)
I Have a Dream: Black History Month Celebration
This video was made to celebrate the I Have a Dream speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students play roles of famous African Americans throughout history echoing the words of Dr. King. (05:35)
World's Top Ten Longest Rivers
A Video Presentation of the World's Top Ten Longest Rivers. Pictures are shown of each river.
Cutting light pollution in big cities
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Roland Leigh and Joshua Vande Hey of the University of Leicester describe the work they're doing with Leicester City Council to cut light pollution and help the council save electricity.
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.3
Learn the history and origin of the ancient black people who are called egyptians. There's informatiion stretching further back, further than the pre-dynastic period.Some questionable facts are given. Fairly old data.
21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods (MIT)
This subject is designed to give 21H majors and minors an introduction to the methods that historians use to interpret the past. We will focus on two areas: archives and interpretation. In our work on archives, we will ask what constitutes an archive. We will visit one or two local archives, speak with archivists, and assemble our own archive related to life at MIT in 2003. Once we have a better understanding of the possibilities and limitations of historical archives, we will turn to the task o
Lake sediment evidence for long-range air pollution on the Tibetan Plateau
Recent decades have seen the emergence of sign linguistics as a sub-discipline of linguistic research, accumulating a body of knowledge that has enlightened linguists about the complex grammatical properties of sign language. Researchers have also begun to show how sign language is acquired as a first language by deaf children who can then use this resource to develop spoken and written language for education and social communication in the hearing majority community. These findings have demonst
Rundblick: Beginners' German
This introductory unit will help you to learn the basics of the German language by taking a journey through German-speaking countries. You will read and hear about a range of places and people, and be given the opportunity to develop language skills which will help you to cope in a range of situations. First published on Fri, 21 Dec 2012 as Author(s):
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Alpine Skiing and Vibration Damping
By: nsf Kam Leang, a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Tom Watson, of Watson Performance in Hood River, Ore., describe how advanced materials and engineering help reduce unwanted vibration, optimizing the performance of athletes. Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn
One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
21F.103 Chinese III (Regular) (MIT)
This course is designed to consolidate the foundation built in Elementary Chinese and continue developing students skills in aural comprehension, reading, and writing. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to speak Chinese with some fluency on basic conversational topics, achieve a basic level of reading competence within simplified and traditional characters learned plus common compounds, and be able to write short compositions.
History of Mardi Gras A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
Mardi Gras Origins
In this video clip, learn about the history of Mardi-Gras ( origin of holiday, parades, colors, etc.) ( 1:21)
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals
This podcast discusses the actions and goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, related to the current outbreak of H1N1 flu (swine flu). Video lecture by a doctor at the CDC. 3:29 min.