The ABC's of Architecture
"Seeing your drawing come to life and become a real building is
absolutely fantastic." When Penn Station needed a new front entrance,
they called upon architect Frances Halsband, and she called upon her
knowledge of geometry. This interview video shows what some architects do and the challenges they face.
Running time 3:06 minutes
Worksheet requiring students to correctly complete a list of geography-related abbreviations.
Neanderthal mammoth hunters in Jersey
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Richard Hollingham meets scientists and archaeologists who are working to preserve one of the most important Neanderthal settlements in north-west Europe to find out how they lived; later on, he visits the local primary school to find out what schoolchildren make of the Neanderthals.
IMPACT Speaker: Dennis Lockhart
Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, addresses students, faculty, staff and community members on the topic of "Observations on the Work of and Working at the Fed." In the talk, Lockhart provides a basic introduction to the work of the Fed, discusses his own career path that led him to his current position, and shares "a day in the life", detailing his meetings, actions, and responsibilities on the job.
Shell, Statoil profits soar on higher oil
Oct. 27 - Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Norway's Statoil reported big jumps in profits on Thursday, driven mainly by higher oil and gas prices with help from increased production. Hayley Platt reports.
Armstrong Volleyball Team 29-0
The Pirate Volleyball team ties the record for the best start in school history with their 29th straight win.
A break in the road
Facing the high tide at night in Bangkok
Oct. 29 - Bangkok's residents attempt to go about with their daily lives as high tide floods the inner parts of China town. Rough Cut. (no reporter narration)
New Treatment Option for Patients with Urinary Incontinence
In this six-minute video, Dr. Toby Chai discusses Botox injections as a new treatment option for urge urinary incontinence/overactive bladder. Dr. Chai explains how this relatively simple outpatient procedure can improve the quality of life of patients with urge urinary incontinence. Related Links: UMMC Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Health Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery http://www.umm.edu/womenscenter/div_uro.htm Overview: Urinary Incontinence htt
The Nervous System
Otis College Fine Arts Visiting Artist Lecture: John Outterbridge
Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department hosts the Visiting Artist Lecture Series. John Outterbridge spoke on 10/4/11. Born in 1933, Outterbridge is a seminal figure in the Los Angeles assemblage movement of the 1960s and 70s, particularly within the African-American community of Watts and Compton. Serving for years as a Director of Watts Tower Museum, Outterbridge was crucial as a teacher and mentor to countless artists in Los Angeles, including David Hammons, Betye Saar, John Riddle
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Opening
Truman's presidential library is unveiled. In attendance are former president Herbert Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Chief Justice Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson and more. (01:19)
Jeff Beck wins Living Legend
Nov. 10 - Jeff Beck wins Living Legend Award and performs with Joss Stone and Chrissie Hynde. Mirja Mey reports.
Obama says economic recovery "fragile"
Nov. 4 - Obama tells a news conference at the G20 Summit in Cannes that Europe must send clear message to markets about standing behind the euro. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Delphi, Indiana
The foundation for the church was laid by Father Vahey in 1860. Later that year Father Hamilton built the church. The building was dedicated in 1861. Today it is still located on N. Washington St., and part of the Lafayette Diocese.,Carroll County Journey
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 2 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 2 of 6. (09:38)
Data Analysis and Measurement: Ahead, Above the Clouds
This is the Educator Guide of an archived NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) CONNECT program designed to help students discover that in predicting severe weather and tracking clouds, NASA engineers and scientists are developing technologies to collect data that will help them better understand Earth's climate. The guide includes an activity in which students play a game that will help them understand the complexity of hurricane forecasting. They will be given the coordinates fo
Floodwaters start to subside in Bangkok
Nov. 14 - Residents of the Thai capital struggle to keep their businesses going as the floodwaters recede and Japanese car manufacturers such as Mitsubishi resume production. Nick Rowlands reports.
The new Office: Office Garage Series: Click-to-Run Deployment Deep Dive Part 3 - Integrating C2R wit This week marks the third in a three part series as hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh take the concepts from installing and configuring Office Click-to-Run in the first two parts and integrate those with software distribution tools like System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Windows Intune. They demonstrate the specific commands used with standalone software installation or part of the Windows imaging process and Jeremy tests whether he can stream Office to hi
This week marks the third in a three part series as hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh take the concepts from installing and configuring Office Click-to-Run in the first two parts and integrate those with software distribution tools like System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Windows Intune. They demonstrate the specific commands used with standalone software installation or part of the Windows imaging process and Jeremy tests whether he can stream Office to hi
“Black November” The 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand
Associate Professor Geoffrey Rice, History Department, University of Canterbury, New Zealand Held October 13, 2011.