A fight for sovereignty in a tiny Chinese village
Villagers who led a landmark 2011 rebellion in China's Wukan Village say fairness in an election on Monday is threatened by government pressure. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news.
White House monitoring arrest of German accused of spying for US
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the administration is aware of the arrest of a German citizen purportedly working with U.S. intelligence. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, n
Lesson #1 - How to Say “Thank You!” in Japanese
Learn Japanese travel phrases with SurvivalPhrases.com! A little Japanese can go such a long way! Today we cover another high frequency Japanese phrase sure to be useful on your trip, travels or vacation to Japan. Today, we’ll go over some basics. Wherever your destination may be, manners are a must! And in this respect, Japan is [...]
Sesame Street--The Count Counts Once More With Feelings
In the classic Sesame Street video, the Count counts his (five) feelings (frustrating, happy, love, proud, and sad). This is a great resource to introduce and/or review counting and number recognition in the early childhood classroom. (1:43)
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
Evaluation of 'Business Enterprise' Module
This report outlines a process of evaluation for a business enterprise module. This exploratory research investigates the impact of 'contextual' based evaluation of enterprise education curricula
Dimity Hawkins - A global abolition treaty: getting us to zero - Nuclear disarmament forum
A global abolition treaty: getting us to zero Speaker: Dimity Hawkins International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ican). Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. We are getting towards the tipping point that will see disarmament. It has been 64 years in the making. There is a ground-swell developing. This week in Australia, the Joint Standing Committe
Shell Shocked Doggy
Cesar (the dog trainer) attempts to solve the riddle behind a K-9 form of post-traumatic stress syndrome. Acupuncture is used to help the doggy relax. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 04:51.
Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives
On December 7, 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. The next day, the United States and Britain declared war on Japan. Two months later, on February 19, 1942, the lives of thousands of Japanese Americans were dramatically changed when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This order led to the assembly and evacuation and relocation of nearly 122,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry on the west coast of the United States.
The Battle of Midway: Turning the Tide in the Pacific
examines a pivotal World War II battle. In the spring of 1942, Japan attempted to establish a toehold in the Aleutian Islands, convert Midway into an air base for invading Hawaii, and lure the U.S. Pacific Fleet into a final battle that would finish it off. The Japanese fleet depended on radio codes that codebreakers in Hawaii and Washington, D.C. worked around the clock to interpret. This website tells how they broke the code and ended Japan's advance across the Pacific.
Percussion: San Francisco Taiko Dojo
SPARK follows Sensei Seiichi Tanaka and Taiko Dojo as they prepare for the 36th annual International Taiko Festival at Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall. This Educator Guide is about the history and traditions of the ancient art of Taiko drumming in Japan and the contemporary innovations of a global music culture.
Mobilizing the US Nation for War
n April of 1917, President Woodrow Wilson received a declaration of war from Congress. Even as America prepared for war, the country remained split over the prospects of sending American troops to fight the nations that comprised the Central Powers. In an attempt to unify the nation, the Wilson administration undertook a remarkable propaganda campaign to sway American opinion toward intervention in the European conflict. The centerpiece of this campaign was the Committee on Public Information, a
UTMC grad students help out at the DaZy Aphasia Center
Graduate students from The University of Toledo Medical Center are volunteering their time to assist visitors to the DaZy Aphasia Center in Toledo with speech and language therapies.
Japancast Video Episode 12
The last K-On! we’ll cover, Japan’s self defense, high school festivals, and bad kanji tattoos. Japancast Video Episode 012 – Learn Japanese @ Japancast.net from Hitomi Griswold on Vimeo. Help us grow! Share this post on your favorite social site:
Japancast HD Video Lesson 013 – Learn Japanese @ Japancast.net
Bleach episode 285, news from Japan, and an amazing kid plays guitar with Ozzy Osborne on this week’s episode. Japancast HD Video Episode 013 from Hitomi Griswold on Vimeo. Links to items mentioned in this episode: Perfect Blue Paprika Satoshi Kon’s last words (Japanese) English Translation The Exquisite Short Films of Kihachiro Kawamoto (1968-1979) The [...]
History's Turning Points-1902 AD The Battle for Tsushima
History's Turning Points-1902 AD The Battle for Tsushima
This 25 minute video is very well done. It requires a vocabulary list and a world map as well as one of Japan to best understand the lesson here. The Battle of Tsushima os commonly known as the “Sea of Japan Naval Battle” and was naval history's only decisive sea battle fought by modern steel battleship fleets. This was also the first naval battle in which wireless telegraphy played a role. Tsushima Strait between Korea and sou
How to Make an Origami Spinning Top
Instructions on how to make an Origami Spinning Top. The paper used in the video is origami paper from Japan. It might help to use a little double-sided tape on the triangles that you fold to the outside. Just remember to put it on every one, because you don't want to throw off the balance, then it won't spin correctly. (3:56)
Five Island Nations
This video teaches about five island nations. The Island Nations are Great Britain, Japan, Madagascar, New Zealand.Lots of details about each island.
1945 Iwo Jima Aerial Raw Footage in Color
Iwo Jima. Unedited USMC Kodachrome raw footage from 1945. Aerial images of the attack on Iwo Jima. Soundtrack added (Demo Only) in 2008 by ROMANO-ARCHIVES, performed by Tangerine Dream. This is a clip from the ROMANO-ARCHIVES' new website-"Unknown World War 2 in Color"-"WW2 Japan & Pacific" section.
Battle of Iwo Jima
(Newsreel footage) February March 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Japan during World War II, when the iconic photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima was taken. The U.S. occupied Iwo Jima until 1968, when it was returned to Japan. Today Iwo Jima has no permanent civilian population, but has an air base operated by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and occasionally used for day and night landing practice by the U.S. Navy's Carrier Air Wing Five based at Naval Air Facility