Earthquake Safety Tips
A seismologist and chief scientist of the United States Geological Survey Multi-Hazards Project, says that when it comes to earthquakes, it's not a matter of if - it's a matter of when and thus this 2:27 long video and what to do during an earthquake are examined. Having water, fire extinguishers, and more tips are offered. A must watch for students in areas of danger. For more earthquake lessons go to http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/earthquake.html
ISS Update - April 26, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 26, 2011.
ISS Update - April 27, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 27, 2011.
Views of England
England is seen from the orbiting International Space Station.
Expedition 27 Royal Message
Flight Engineers Cady Coleman, Paolo Nespoli and Ron Garan send a congratulatory message to the royal couple on behalf of the Expedition 27 crew.
"Why is the Rose So Pale" by Heinrich Heine (poetry reading)
Why do poets' romances always end so disastrously? What woman could tolerate such intensity of feeling for long? For relationships to work there has to be equity: both sides have to believe that its a fair deal. Each has to take on some of the duties and responsibilities of the other. A relationship will break down when one of the parties invests too little - or too much. Too much attention is, if anything, worse than too little. Love can be so strong that it overwhelms the beloved. T
Authors@Google: Dan Sinker
Dan Sinker, author of the satirical @MayorEmanuel Twitter feed, sits down with Google's Brian Fitzpatrick to talk about the logistics of real-time storytelling, the unexpected growth of the anonymous account, and the media attention that followed Sinker's 'outing'. Dan Sinker teaches in the journalism department at Columbia College Chicago where he focuses on entrepreneurial journalism and the mobile web. He is the author of the popular @MayorEmanuel twitter account and is the creator of the el
BIOL 460-01, Internship in Biology, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
ANSO 103-02, Introductory Anthropology, Spring 2007
This class will consider human culture, its development and variations through diachronic and comparative perspectives of certain aspects of cultural systems. Anthropology is not about documenting bizarre human customs; anthropology is about exploring the range of normal behavior. This course is about exploring the range of human behaviors and fostering an appreciation of the diversity of human beings.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course ins
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Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee
This is an eye-level view of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee about 1935. In 1925, this $5 million hotel, designed by architect Walter Ahlschlager, opened at its present downtown Memphis location on Union Avenue. This image is part of a souvenir folder postcard set entitled Memphis Tennessee The Gateway to the South and the West.
Shelby County Building, Memphis, Tennessee, about 1938
This is a view of the Shelby County Building at the Mis-South Fair Grounds in Memphis, Tennessee. The entrance to the fair grounds is in the foreground.,A 3x5 photographic postcard which is part of a folder entitled: Memphis Tennessee, The Gateway to the South and West, about 1938
Reelfoot Lake near Memphis, Tennessee
This is a view of Reelfoot Lake which local history states that the lake was formed after the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811–1812 and that the Mississippi River flowed backward for 10-24 hours to fill it. The photo is by the State of Tennessee Department of Conservation.,A 3x5 photographic postcard which is part of a folder entitled: Memphis Tennessee, The Gateway to the South and West, about 1940
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Reasons for rejection
Explains the typical reasons for rejection of images submitted to the geograph website
Carnegie Morrison Library (circa 1912)
View looking northeast toward Carnegie Morrison Libary on the campus of Fairmount College, circa 1912. In 1911 a petition called for the Carnegie Library to be renamed for the late President Nathan J. Morrison who was largely responsible for its creation.
Bowl signed Arthur & Hilda Coriz
"Black on cream bowl, orange base. Line break on rim, design exterior, no design interior. Signed "Arthur & Hilda Coriz" Condition: Excellent"-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Jar signed Joy Lee
"Polychrome (dark and light brown on cream.) Cochiti ceremonial figure with symbols of rain clouds and lightening. Signature inside and on bottom "Joy Lee" not known if potter or owner; "Zuni" sticker inside -- pink sticker on top of yellow sticker on bottom. Good [condition] -- hairline cracking on exterior."-- From the Museum catalog,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Jar signed Nathan Youngblood
"Black polished jar - no designs or ornamentation. Pot is signed with replica of three deer hooves and "Nathan Youngblood" "10/25/77" Condition:Excellent"-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002