Political Perspectives: The Debt Ceiling Controversy
Professor Daniel Skidmore-Hess examines the historical and political ramifications of the debt ceiling controversy.
Sadiah Qureshi, Lecturer - 60 Second Impressions, GEEMA Summer School
Each year we organise a number of free one-day events and summer schools aimed at encouraging Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students to apply to the University of Cambridge. The GEEMA Summer Schools offer a taste of university life and the wide variety of courses available to study at Cambridge, including lectures, practical work and social activities. In this 1 minute film, Sadiah Qureshi, a Lecturer who taught a History session at last year's GEEMA Summer School, explains more about how s
Engineering in the Wild
Harvard SEAS undergraduate students describe their work on Professor Rob Wood's RoboBees project where they develop micro air vehicles for pollination, search and rescue, and environmental monitoring.
Prof. Lene Hau: Light matters
In 2007, Professor Hau expanded upon her '05 light-stopping breakthrough by transforming light into matter, and then back again.
Congo: Rape as Strategy
Researchers from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative have been working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for several years examining the roots of the violence against women that has plagued this war-torn region.
GRCC Language Arts Lab
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SFU Pipe Band - First practice
SFU Pipe bands first practice in Scotland 2011
Luister- en spreekoefening: Live and let live
Aan het einde van deze les kunnen cursisten een toelichting geven bij posters ter preventie van AIDS.
This collection reviews fundamental concepts underlying the use of concise models for signal processing. Topics are presented from a geometric perspective and include low-dimensional linear, sparse, and manifold-based signal models, approximation, compression, dimensionality reduction, and Compressed Sensing.
09.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die Krawalle in Großbritannien weiten sich aus: Nach London gab es in der Nacht zum Dienstag erstmals auch Plünderungen, Brandstiftungen und Randale in Birmingham und Liverpool. Im Zentrum von Birmingham nahm die Polizei 87 Jugendliche fest, nachdem diese Schaufenster eingeworfen und Waren geplünder
Lower Intermediate S6 #16 - You Won’t Need to be Made to Listen to This Japanese Lesson!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Sometimes being forced to do what you don’t want to do is a good thing, like when your mom tells you in Japanese to eat your peas. Advice about things such as eating your veggies is helpful. However, usually, when someone tells me that I have to do something in Japanese, [...]
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 19
In this week’s episode, Mark and Alba discuss some useful techniques for learning languages and share their ideas and advice with listeners. In the intermedio Alba talks about the northern Spanish city of Bilbao, and José introduces a construction which involves lo + adjective. Grammar points covered include the construction sie
Gengo Spanish #6 - Making New Spanish-Speaking Friends
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! The worst thing about traveling anywhere in the world, including Spanish-speaking countries, is dealing with delays and lines at the airport. For you, one of the most frustrating things is waiting for your luggage. Your suitcase always takes forever to arrive (making you late for your Spanish destination). And because you [...]
Science Bulletins: Chernobyl's Birds Adapt to Radiation
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster had a high ecological cost, with local wildlife suffering from physical deformities and reduced populations. The site has since emerged as a unique environment for scientists to study the long-term effects of continuous radiation exposure on plants and animals. A recent study showed that many bird species are surprisingly adaptable to life in highly radioactive areas. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Te
Car Wreck (with voices)
Magic in the Air: the Beginnings of Televsion
The early 1940s saw the promise of a new technology ready to take off - Television! But, all plans were put on hold the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. After the war, plans resumed and by 1947, regularly scheduled broadcasts began. (8min)
I Am Elon
Lei Lei Hairston speaks about her Elon experience in the first installment of The Magazine of Elon's "I Am Elon" multimedia series. Produced by Kim Walker, Elon University Photographer
How to use the "Bite Counter"
Clemson professors Adam Hoover and Eric Muth demonstrate how to use the "Bite Counter," a tool they created to help people trying to lose weight, monitor what they eat. The device counts bites and estimates caloric intake.