(5/12) Battlefield: The Battle of Midway
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
Roosevelt Corollary To the Monroe Doctrine
This video is accompanied by text. "Around the turn of the twentieth century, Latin American nations began defaulting on massive loans from European powers such as Germany and England. Many of these “Banana Republics,” including Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, had borrowed heavily and had no way or intention of repaying their debts. This issue came to the forefront in 1903, when German warships sank two Venezuelan vessels and bombarded a Venezuelan town. Their intention was to intimida
Microanatomy of the Lungs
Presented here is the microanatomy of the lungs and its components. The video shows an animated lung while a narrator explains the various parts labeled on the screen. "Alveolar sacs are the terminal portions of the breathing tube system. Composed of up to thirty tiny air pouches, or alveoli, they provide a lung a total surface area of about 850 square feet for the exchange of gases. Terminal bronchioles carry air to and from alveolar sacs. Cells lining bronchiole walls bear cilia---minute ha
3D Animation of a Heart Attack
This 3d medical animation illustrates the story of a heart attack from a blocked coronary artery due to th inflammation of blood vessels. Beginning with damage to the endothelial arterial wall, the animation shows how a white blood cell entering the wall of the artery changes into a macrophage, grabbing and digesting cholesterol. As the cell does its job, it transforms into a foam cell, which, unfortunately, becomes part of the plaque within the blood vessel wall. Ultimately, over a period of
"Hiawatha's Photographing" by Lewis Carroll (poetry reading)
Many of Lewis Carroll's parodies are so good that the originals are now forgotten. Hiawatha, though, is too robust for that. What this parody shows is that the verse form works even better as comedy. http://people.virginia.edu/~ds8s/carroll/hia.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Carroll "Lunar caustic" is silver nitrate. My only opportunity ever to use this nearly useless scap of knowledge - as useless as the little-known fact that most tortoises die of diphtheria - was when a Italian d
Madame Thomas Wikis How-To, Part 15
How to remove ads from the right. Click on turn ads off-it usually costs $5 a month but if it is an educational wiki they can be removed for free. (0:51)
Fort Morgan and the Battle of Mobile Bay
presents firsthand accounts, maps, and more pertaining to this Civil War conflict (August 5, 1864) in which Union Admiral David Farragut led about 20 ships and vessels into the torpedo-filled Mobile Bay.
Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
Symulacje komputerowe z fizyki
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A.B.L.E. Tech: Achieving Better Life Experiences for People with Injury, Disability and Aging Challe
Imagine a time when technology trumps injury and disease, and the very notion of disability begins to fade. These panelists suggest that we are at the dawn of such an era.
John Hockenberry, who zips around the stage in his flashing light –equipped wheelchair, tells us that “vast, extraordinary and sometimes
NeuroHub SVN Setup
NeuroHub SVN Setup - David Newman Keywords:bash
December rally continues
Business update summary: Wall Street opened higher on investor optimism about economic growth, Groupon set to raise $950M, China cuts export quotas of rare earth minerals, crude oil hovers near $91.
Darfur/Darfur: The Crisis
Six years after Darfur made its appearance on the world stage, the horrific crisis burns on, as these panelists vividly attest. In a forum companion to the traveling exhibit DARFUR/DARFUR, the speakers provide big picture political context, as well as actual images from the field.
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This topic looks at organising materials for a building project from preparing the materials list (by calculating the required material) through to getting the materials delivered to the site. It also looks at organising plant and equipment.
Fonts for the Web
This project requires the learner to research fonts on the web and font embedding. The learner will have to take into account costs, ligalities, and browser and platform support. The learner is situated in a fictitious company (Arachnoid Web Services) having commenced work as a Junior Web Designer.
Business Requirements for a website
Conduct a business requirements analysis for the Bazaar Ceramics website. This will provide an understanding of what the client expects from the website and what information should be included in the website. Your task is to review the client information provided, interview the client, analyse this information and document your research in a Business Requirements report.
BSBHRM502A Manage human resources management information systems
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage human resources information systems from the research and planning stages, through selection of appropriate systems, to implementation, ongoing review and system upgrades.
Study Abroad Series-John Webster '12
Study Abroad Series-John Webster '12 who spent his junior year abroad in the University of Granada, Spain. John shared his experience during an on-cemera interview. For more information, visit valpo.edu/studyabroad