Unusual Modes of Transportation
Everything from camels, elephants, reed boats, to gasoline powered vehicles, this short video stretches the students' imagination as to what transportation is and how the environment influences it. (1:25)
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History of New Year's Eve
Ancient Babylonians first celebrated the new year over 4,000 years ago. This video explores the history of this day from cultures around the world. Students would benefit of a map of the various places mentioned in the video to show the diffusion of the event over time. (03:29)
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The Brain of the Future
 The Graduate School Centre at the University of Nottingham was formally opened on 12th October 2006 by Baroness Susan Greenfield, Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain and Fullerian Professor of Physiology and Comparative Anatomy at Oxford University. In this key note speech, Baroness Greenfield considers how humans will communicate and learn in the future, as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, and the pace of change within society becomes ever faster.


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Holocaust Survivor Testimonies: Coping wita Loss and Return to Life
http://www.yadvashem.org/volary Holocaust Survivor Testimonies: Coping with Loss and Return to Life On 20 January 1945, approximately 1000 female Jewish prisoners were evacuated from the Schlesiersee (today Sława) camp in Upper Silesia, western Poland, a region annexed to Germany. These women were forced on a death march in a southwesterly direction. On the way, the prisoners passed through other camps, and more women were added to the march. On 5 May 1945, after covering a distance of over 80
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The Battle of Russia Pt. 9 of 9
The Battle of Russia from the War Classics Collection. "Here we discover Russia's valiant resistance to invasion throughout its history and how that strength of character was key to their determination to prevail against the seemingly unstoppable forces of Nazi Germany in the bloodiest battles of World War II. The film is a wonderful compilation of authentic newsreel footage from both the US Signal Corps and various Soviet resources."
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Hank Shea's BETH Presentation
Fall 2013 white collar crime talk with Hank Shea, professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
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The Story of Stuff - Chapter 5
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This fifth chapter gives an explanation of the consumption process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.
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LEDA and Texas Tech Partner to Support Innovation & Entrepreneurship
The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance presented Texas Tech University with a check for $255, 000 to support four programs developed to foster entrepreneurship and innovation.
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#ScienceWoman: Eleanor Sterling
Eleanor Sterling, chief conservation scientist at the American Museum of Natural History, talks about the #sciencewoman who inspired her and changed her life.
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Back bench rebels
 Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate.

Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66
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Removing Coffee Stains From Carpet
This video explains removal of coffee stains from carpet using a simple vinegar solution.  ( 1:46)
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How To Iron a Pair Of Pants
This video provides detailed directions for ironing a pair of pants.  The directions appear on the screen as the process is demonstrated.
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How To Clean With Baking Soda
This video gives many practical tips for using baking soda for household cleaning. Suggestions given include using baking soda to: clean tubs, counters, and carpets, freshening laundry, and unclogging sinks.  The process for each is demonstrated. ( 02:21)
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Zeus and the Great Flood
When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure. This video may be to strong for some students. The video tells why Zeus flooded the Earth. Explains what may have been a great flood for some. 
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Greece: The Geography and History of Greece
A two minute video that explains how the geography of Greece helped make the country what it is today. There isn't much specific information given, but provides some images that might be of value.
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California State University - Noyce Scholars
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site.  Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here:  http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The Noyce Scholars Teaching Commons:Is a free, open educational resource dedicated to Science and Math that anyone can use.Provides a collaborative space, supported by an online community of Science and Math educators, for teachers and students to share best practices an
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An introduction to social work in Wales
Respecting the individuality of each person is a central value of social work but, as the term suggests, social work is not only about individual perspectives: it also takes place in a social context. Society, demography, geography, national legislation, national policy, and language all play an important part, both in the lives of service users and carers and in the practice of social work practitioners. This free course, An introduction to social work in Wales, will introduce you to the import
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Video shows explosion at Yemen Presidential palace
Video obtained by Reuters shows the moment Houthi fighters attacked the presidential palace in Yemen. 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, national, and international news. For over 160 year
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Shanghai
Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River, is China's largest city. It has a population of around 20 million people and includes one of the world's busiest ports. Our guide, environmentalist Wen Bo, comments on the challenge China faces today in balancing growth with the need for ecological conservation.
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