Stoney Knows How
Stoney Knows How is an extended interview with 'Stoney' St. Clair, an ebullient little man with the gift of gab of a circus tout and a fund of bizarre stories about tattooing and other matters. One of these is the tale of a Florida snake handler and tattoo artist who was squeezed to death by his own python. His widow made a fortune touring the South with the guilty snake. "After all," says Stoney, "how often do you get a chance to see a snake that's squeezed a man to death?" Not often, nor does
Building on Kyoto: Towards a Realistic Global Climate Agreement and What Australia Should Do
As a mechanism for controlling climate change, the Kyoto Protocol has not been a success. Over the decade from it’s signing in 1997 to the beginning of its first commitment period in 2008, greenhouse gas emissions in industrial countries subject to targets under the protocol did not fall as the protocol intended. Instead, emissions in many countries rose rapidly. Moreover, emissions have increased substantially in countries such as China, which were not bound by the protocol but which will
The History of Baseball Opening Day
This two minute video explains some of the history of the opening day of the baseball season and some of the decisions that go into it. Narration by students with just a few specific facts, but most students will not be able to relate to the names.
Selay Kouassi on Water as a Tool for Peace in Ivory Coast
Pulitzer Center grantee Selay Kouassi introduces his forthcoming reporting on how water is used as a tool of peace and war in Ivory Coast. He is part of a Pulitzer Center team of six journalists investigating water and sanitation in West Africa.
Teacher Tipster-One Breath Boxes-Practicing Sight Words
In this video, Mr. Smith shows us how to use this fun printable as a fun, easy, and effective center game. Each "breath box" is filled with sight words. There are 6 breath boxes on each printable and each one gets longer. Students are to practice taking a deep breath and saying all the words in each list. This is a great activity for mastering sight words. (3:56)
Human Behavior: Padlock
Humans need to feel physically safe wherever they are, and especially in their own homes.
The Aristocratic Doctrine [Omnipotent Government (1944)] Among the infinity of fallacious statements and factual erro
[Omnipotent Government (1944)]
Among the infinity of fallacious statements and factual erro
Is the Need for Stimulus "Undeniable"? A recent article by the best-known Keynesian economist at Yale, Robert Schiller, begins this way: [A] … fact … about our current economic situation … can no longer be denied: our economy is in desperate need of government stimulus.
A recent article by the best-known Keynesian economist at Yale, Robert Schiller, begins this way:
[A] … fact … about our current economic situation … can no longer be denied: our economy is in desperate need of government stimulus.
Digital ?serial vision? - new approach in urban composition teaching
The paper discusses the following problem: How can digital technology are integrated with urban composition teaching to provide a better understanding of the aesthetical and emotional aspects of the city? It argues for the current need for an integration of computer modelling and the approaches developed form the work of K. Lynch, G. Cullen, R. Krier, F. Ching. The paper is based on the experience in design studio teaching and an experiment completed with students. The exercise shows the student
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 22
In this week’s lesson, Mark and Alba talk about music. Their discussion includes talk of playing musical instruments and how listening to music is changing because of technology. In the intermedio, José provides a couple of interesting phrases which can be used to say that you find something difficult. Language points covered incl
How To Start Jogging
This two minute video is a lecture about how to prepare to start jogging and does not demonstrate how this is done, relying on a spokesman.
International regulatory reforms hurt global recovery: report
Sept. 6 - IIF Managing Director Charles Dallara discusses the Institute's report revealing international regulatory reforms in the financial industry are adding pressure on the U.S., Japan and Western Europe.
Former Georgia Labor Commissioner on Georgia Works program
Sept. 6 - Former Georgia State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond, who originally devised the Georgia Works plan, speaks to Insider about the program.
BearBuy Town Hall Series 1
Overview of campus' new e-procurement system - BearBuy. BearBuy is a joint procurement initiative between UC Berkeley and UCSF and is the way goods and services will be purchased for both campuses. Visit http://bearbuy.berkeley.edu for more information and to sign up for our monthly newsletter. Staying informed will give you the critical information you need in order to confidently and actively contribute. At this Town Hall you'll hear: * Why we are implementing BearBuy and who's involved
Putin & Resurgent Russia, Implications for the U.S.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty sits down with Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz to discuss the role of a resurgent Russia and implications for the US at UW's Kane Hall. Dougherty was the CNN Moscow bureau chief from 1997 to 2005, but actively covered events in Russia and the former Soviet Union both before and after that appointment. Her reporting history includes the post-Soviet economic transition, violence in Chechnya and the imprisonment of Yukos Oil founder, Mikhail K
An Asteroid's Surface in Fine Detail
A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The data obtained by Dawn's framing camera, used to produce the visualizations, will help scientists determine the processes that formed Vesta's striking features. (01:58)
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (3/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
Une journée en Europe
Dans cette activité proposée sur le site http://espagne.aquitaine.fr/ (rubrique MIROIRS- la journée d'une bordelaise) les apprenants sont invités à lire le récit de la journée de 5 Européennes, dans cinq langues différentes, dont le français. Leur niveau de français (B1) devrait leur permettre de comprendre les informations essentielles des autres documents, quel que soit leur niveau.