James Watt and the Steam Engine
This fifteen minute video is about Jame Watt and his life in the 1770s. It slowly shows how a steam engine works with good graphics. It also explains the expansion of the steam engine outside of water pumps and how a random act gave Watt an idea on how to make a more efficient steam engine. Good insights into how Watt felt. There is an advertisement in the middle of the video that should be skipped. A drawing of the steam engine would be of benefit. Of note is his use of horsepower as a measurem
"Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror" (video)
"Our government can make you disappear." Those were the words Steven Wax never imagined he would hear himself say. In his twenty-nine years as a public defender, Wax had never had to warn a client that he or she might be taken away to a military brig, or worse, a "black site", one of our country's dreaded secret prisons. How had our country come to this? The disappearance of people happens in places ruled by t
The Next Evolution of Man
This amateur video is about evolution as a gradual change to a more complex and better society. The narrator talks about "mind awareness" and "foster presence and stillness in life." This is a scholarly philosophical narration. Mr. Scott discusses the oneness of the world.
Alligator Mating Behavior
Professional video from National Geographic shows male activity to attract a mate. Alligator calls are heard and the water vibrates from the sounds. Grades 7-12. 1:16 min.
Sarajevo hoses down following night riots
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Following a third night of rioting in Bosnian capital Sarajevo, the city hoses down government buildings that were set on fire by protesters furious about jobs situation. Gavino Garay reports. 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, nationa
Polis Journalism Conference 2013 - Trust In Europe - 14:00 - Session 3 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Nik Gowing, Asun Gomez, Kelly Evans, Jonty Bloom | 1000 - How to build trust in your journalism? Speakers: Ruurd Bierman, Cilla Benkö, Trushar Barot. What can news media organisations do in the digital age to build the confidence and engagement of their audiences? 1230-1300 - How to use social media for journalism. Speakers: Yasmine El Rafie, Nadja Hahn. What can journalists do with social media to improve their journalism? 1400-1500 - Trust In Europe. Speakers: Nik Gowing, Asun Gom
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Java4080: The Comparable Interface, Part 2
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
This module explains why the elements stored in a TreeSet collection must be references to objects instantiated from a class that implements the Comparable interface. The module also briefly […]
Lessons from failure and success
Sir Stuart Rose, Chairman of Marks & Spencer, and Ms Miranda Curtis, President of Liberty Global Japan, give their top business tips on learning from mistakes, why you need to take some risk in order to be successful, stamina and re-inventing oneself throughout one's career. Nice people, they explain, can get to the top - but you need to be tough!
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.
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.
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