Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 4 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 4 of 6. (09:49)
This 8:20 video provides a good overview of this colony using images of that time period with the emphasis on its founding, struggles, and the mystery of its end.
Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, Part 1
Sal Khan, in this four-minute video, gives examples of how to convert basic repeating decimals to fractions.
Tightrope walkers find balance
Nov. 7 - Tightrope walkers and jugglers from around the world gather for an international convention in Brussels, while attempting a record for the most tightrope walkers on one rope. Tara Cleary reports.
Sean Faircloth, Naked Ladies and Mormons
Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy and Policy for the U.S. branch of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do About It, which examines the crumbling of the United States' most cherished founding principle—the wall of separation between church and state—and offers a specific and sensible plan for rebuilding the church-state wall.
Clint Eastwood celebrated in Hollywood
Nov. 07 - A-listers come out to honor Eastwood and his 60-year career. Alicia Powell reports.
Scientists slow aging in fruit flies
Nov. 22 - Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have slowed the aging process in fruit flies, by manipulating a gene that is also present in humans. Their experiments extended the lives of the insects by as much as 50 percent although the researchers say it's too early to tell if the results could be replicated in humans. Rob Muir reports.
Authors@Google: Matt Long
Authors@Google welcomes New York City Firefighter Matt Long. In a chat with Michael Anderson, Matt discusses his book, The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete. The book tells the story of Matt's emotional and inspiring memoir of learning to run again after a debilitating accident, based on the wildly popular March 2009 piece in Runner's World. On the morning of December 22, 2005, Matt Long was cycling to work in the early morning when
Julie's Journey: How the Internet Almost Cost a Girl Her Life
Julie talks about when she left home for three weeks with a convicted murderer she had developed a relationship with online in this three minute video. A must watch for all students.
4 The celebrity persona and the celebrity text It has been emphasised that we can only know stars through media texts (Dyer, 1998) and this can be extended to seeing celebrities themselves as texts, though for celebrities of any longevity we would certainly have to consider them as large, complex and modulating ones. This section will look at how we might go about reading such a text. There is a distinction between the ‘real’ person and a persona presented in the public arena. One pervasive feature of the ‘large celebrity text’ is
It has been emphasised that we can only know stars through media texts (Dyer, 1998) and this can be extended to seeing celebrities themselves as texts, though for celebrities of any longevity we would certainly have to consider them as large, complex and modulating ones. This section will look at how we might go about reading such a text. There is a distinction between the ‘real’ person and a persona presented in the public arena. One pervasive feature of the ‘large celebrity text’ is
NYIT de Seversky Mansion - Stuffed Boston Lettuce
Stuffed Boston Lettuce with Frisee, Baby Arugula, Roasted Mushrooms, Goat Cheese Medallions and Aged Balsamic - demonstrated by Robert Neumann nyit.edu/deSeversky
NYIT de Seversky Mansion - Hot Antipasto Station
A Wide Assortment of Hot Italian Classic Dishes and Flavors Freshly Prepared with the Finest Quality using Seasonal Herbs and Spices, Oiled Focaccia Bread, Warm Pita Flat Breads, Bread Sticks, Garlic Knots, and Fresh Baked Breads to Accompany an Assortment of Herb Oils - Demonstrated by Robert Neumann and Renee Griffiths nyit.edu/deSeversky
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of November 6, 2011
This week in Duke on Demand ... students from Duke's Nursing School pick up their guitars and sing the praises of a healthy diet. Duke Theater Department faculty and students put on playwright Henrik Ibsen's domestic drama "A Doll's House." And, the GoDuke Weekly webcast show features brothers Mason and Miles Plumlee with tips on the art of dunking.
2011 Pirate Soccer and Volleyball teams PBC Champs
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Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
Modern Environmental Management – Chapter Introduction
In this module, the chapter
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Roller Coasters and Their Design
The laws of the physics and a great deal of math are what it takes to design a roller coaster. This video explains how these subjects are needed to make a safe and exciting ride.
Running time 2:00 minutes