Airbnb chief says Asia growth strong; no IPO for 2012
Oct. 25 - Silicon Valley start-up Airbnb, which connects travelers with alternative accommodation, says its growth in Asia is almost double the rate elsewhere, adding it has no plans to go public in 2012.
La Familia Grande - Barbara MacArthur - Spanish family vocabulary
This spanish video sings the different spanish words for family. (2:30)
SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Michael Verrier
An overview of the KKN program at Universitas Gadjah Mada from an international perspective and the opportunity for further undergraduate exchange from San Diego State University Michael Verrier Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Summary This seminar will be about my experience as an international exchange student from the Geological Sciences Department at San Diego State University (SDSU) participating in the community hazard mitigation field camp at Universi
ZZ Top's Dusty Hill Talks to Expedition 29
Dusty Hill of the rock band ZZ Top visits the Mission Control Center in Houston to talk with the International Space Station's Expedition 29 crew.
Kanu O Ka Aina Learning Ohana
Kanu o ka 'Aina teaches the young and old about the sustainable traditions of the Hawaiian people while instilling a sense of pride and responsibility. See how heritage and modern life are blended into a rich, community-driven education system. (1:59)
This patient education program reviews female reproductive anatomy, symptoms, and treatments, including the benefits and risks of a hysterectomy, the surgical removal of the uterus, for treating certain gynecological diseases. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Images on iDASH: Initial Infrastructure and Insights
Presented by Brian E. Chapman
Molecular Structure of Biological Materials, Fall 2002
Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular design of new biological materials for nanotechnology, biocomputing and regenerative medicine. Graduate students are expected to complete additional coursework.
Sunday Service - 10/23/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr. Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "I May Not Get There With You." Opening excerpt from the sermon:(36:23) "Last Sunday I talked about taxes. So this Sunday I thought I'd talk about death. The death of Steve Jobs, the man who gave the apple the most attention it's received since the Garden of Eden, and the inventor of sleek devices modeled around the letter "i," brought renewed attention to a famous commencement address he m
IDS350 Session 8 Fall 2011
IDS350 Gardens of California - Session eight 10/23/11 Jerry Turney
Adult Monarch butterfly
The Monarch butterfly is an insect and has six legs and two sets of wings. The butterfly drinks using a straw-like mouth structure.
Leaf Area Index for Africa September, 2000, through May, 2001
MODIS observations also allow scientists to track two vital signs of Earths vegetation. At Boston University, a team of researchers is using MODIS data to create global estimates of the green leaf area of Earths vegetation and how much sunlight the leaves are absorbing. Called LAI, for Leaf Area Index, and FPAR, for Fraction of absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation, both pieces of information are necessary for understanding how sunlight interacts with the Earths vegetated surfaces-from th
Avalanche Dogs: Ray Shriver
Meet Ray Shriver and his avalanche search dog Kita. Learn how dogs can follow their noses to save lives. (1:37)
How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
This selection contains a video which shows a stuffed crust pizza being made step-by-step. Ingredients needed and directions appear in print. ( 1:35)
This health education program explains alopecia including the different types of hair loss, the causes, and the treatment options. It also reviews normal hair growth. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Weather Sayings Quiz
The pupil will learn about weather lore. The pupil will find out that there are many weather sayings. Pupils will explain in their own words a number of the sayings.
Baby chicks hatch from the eggs laid by adult hens. They are various different colors, are covered entirely by soft feathers, and have small wings and two feet.
Populism and the Tea Party in American Politics
Begun in 2009, the Tea Party movement is generally recognized as fiscally conservative, antigovernment, and a strict interpreter of the U.S. Constitution. The platform is resonating with many Americans. Hear a stellar lineup of panelists discuss how the Tea Party fits into the history of populist movements in American politics, how it may evolve and the long-term impact, and how we can promote civil discourse amid ideological differences. Bill Whalen Resident Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Sebastião Salgado: "Migrations"
Sebastião Salgado presented his lecture as the 2001-2002 Avenali Chair in the Humanities at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Educated as an economist, Salgado began his photography career in 1973. His first book, Other Americas, about the poor in Latin America, was published in 1986. From 1986 to 1992 he documented manual labour world wide, resulting in a book and exhibition called Workers. From 1993 to 1999, he turned his attention to the global phenomenon of the mass displ
Hoping for help at home
Oct. 25 - Long Island homeowner Magalene McClarrin owes more than her house is worth and hopes to benefit from a new government plan that could help homeowners like her refinance. Bobbi Rebell reports.