The train that keeps Mauritania connected - 19 April 08
The West African country of Mauritania is host to one of the longest trains in the world.The train is mainly used to transport iron ore from the mines to ports on the Atlantic Ocean.
Panetta sees "significant progress" in Afghan war effort
Dec. 14 - U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta in Kabul said despite continuing violence in Afghanistan, the U.S. and NATO are "making significant progress." Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
How Religious Were the Founding Fathers?
Gordon Brown gives a lecture about this topic. A good insight into the part religion played in the early part of America as the people were religious and how various groups grew. However, some major leaders were not religious. Well worth watching.
Building Simple Machines: A Glass of Milk, Please
Imagine the most complicated process you could go through to simply pour a glass of milk. Then multiply that by 10. The image in your mind is probably approaching the level of complexity the ZOOM cast members achieved with their milk-pouring machine. Watch as they demonstrate all 34 steps in this video segment adapted from ZOOM. Run time 05:05.
Palestinian police disperse Hebron Hamas supporters
Hamas supporters in Hebron protesting Israeli air strikes against militants are dispersed by Palestinian security forces, who said their night demonstration was illegal. 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 busi
21H.912 The World Since 1492 (MIT)
This course explores the last 500 years of world history. Rather than trying to cover all regions for all periods of time, we will focus on four related themes: the struggles between Europeans and colonized peoples; the global formation of capitalist economies and industrialization; the emergence of modern states; and the development of the tastes and disciplines of bourgeois society. Note: This course is based on a model developed by Professor Daniel Segal of Pitzer College.
Just Dance Kids - Kung Fu Fighting (Wii Rip)
Just Dance Kids - Kung Fu Fighting (Wii ISO Rip) (02:12)
Dr. Allison Sampson Jackson - Impact of Trauma on the Brain
Dr. Allison Sampson Jackson speaks at University of Richmond's Law School on the Impact of Trauma on the Brain. April 1, 2014.
Audience questions -- Nothing event
Join the team from New Scientist and our of guest speakers for an entertaining evening of amazing insights into nothingness. Find out now nothing shapes the world around us, from the importance of zero to how a few words can kill to understanding the big bang. 13 November 2013, Conway Hall, London http://bit.ly/nothingYT
Slaviansk streets deserted amid ceasefire as residents pick up pieces in aftermath
Streets in Slaviansk are deserted amid a bilateral ceasefire between rebels and the government; as residents are recovering from the aftermath of the shelling of a neighborhood. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. 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 bu
Human Anatomy - Heart Circulatory System
This is a computer-animated video (04:24) that gives an overview of the human circulatory system.
The Perils of Short-Term Thinking
It’s hard to ignore shareholder demands for quarterly earnings miracles. But too often what looks like “success” today can inhibit a company’s competitiveness tomorrow.
21F.035 Topics in Culture and Globalization (MIT)
The concept of globalization fosters the understanding of the interconnectedness of cultures and societies geographically wide apart; America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Subject scans existing debates over globalization around the world. This course explores how globalization impacts everyday life in the First and Third World; how globalization leads to a common cosmopolitan culture; the emergence of a global youth culture; and religious, social, and political movements that challenge globalizati
Profile of Geneticist Pardis Sabeti
This video profile adapted from NOVA scienceNOW profiles the life and work of Harvard geneticist and biological anthropologist Pardis Sabeti. Although Sabeti spends many of her evenings on stage, fronting her band Thousand Days, her true passion is unraveling scientific puzzles. In 2006, Sabeti developed a method for analyzing the human genome in search of genes that may have arisen through natural selection. Her method is now widely used among geneticists and evolutionary biologists in an effor
Eyes! Eyes! Eyes! Song
Mr. R.'s 5 senses song- this one's about the eyes and the sense of sight. Who has 2 eyes? You and me. The eyes are the organ that helps us see. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review the 5 senses in the early childhood classroom. (2:26)
Dust Bowl Blues - Part 2
Memories of the West - Images and Music of the post-depression era when poor land management practices and drought brought dust storms, displacement and the great western migration and the rebirth of hope.
American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl
This is the story of the determined people of the 1930's who clung to their homes and way of life, enduring drought, dust, disease and even death for nearly a decade. (52:31)
Newsreel - Kennedy speech: Peace Corps [3-13-1961]
News broadcast announcing Kennedy's creation of the Peace Corps.
Flipped Classroom en la Enseñanza Superior
Flipped Classroom en la Enseñanza Superior. Presentación utilizada en un curso de la UPV (y que tiene el mismo contenido que http://goo.gl/XcKKRA).
Brain Evolution And Information Explosion – Sanjoy Sanyal
This information explosion has got me thinking. When we want a particular piece of information, we have to search for hours. When we do not want something, we are flooded with millions of them. So I decided to show a link between the human brain and the current information explosion, that has led the information overload. This Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience in the Caribbean Part of this PPTX is based on the work of Professor Rudolph Hanka of University of