Polar Bear Cubs Suckling
This short video gives excellent real life footage of two Polar Bear cubs suckling from their mother out in the snow. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Hands Go 'Round the Clock
3.02 Describe the Family Visual Presentation
El perro y el gato
Foundations of Theology: Biblical and Historical
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Foundations of Theology: Biblical and Historical" in the Department of Theology. This is an introductory course to the Bible and historical Christianity that aims to familiarize the student with the contents of the Bible and the development of the early Church. Special emphasis is placed on theological themes of perennial interest and the significance of the Bible for Christian thought and practice as well
On A Quest To See The Light
Edith Widder has been exploring the deep sea for thirty years. When she descended for the first time, she turned off the lights of her submersible hoping to see marine organisms that make light--bioluminescent animals. Widder says she wasn't prepared for the light show she encountered and has been building tools to document bioluminescence ever since. (3:46)
Male Blue Rock-Thrush
This very short video gives excellent real life footage of a male blue Rock-Thrush. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
African American History II
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "African American History II" in the History Department. This course examines the broad range of experiences of African Americans from the close of the American Civil War to the 1980s, exploring both the relationship of blacks to the larger society and the inner dynamic of the black community. We will devote particular attention to Reconstruction, the migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urba
Iran conducts naval exercises
Dec. 27 - The Iranian navy continues to conduct exercises at sea with tests of helicopters, hovercraft and submarines. Lily Grimes reports.
U.S. house prices not at "catastrophic" levels says Shiller
Dec. 27 - Yale University economist Robert Shiller says don't be depressed by the sharp fall in house prices in October's S&P/Case Shiller Index. He adds though expect a 1 percent decline in prices in 2012.
Healing the wounds in Nigeria
Dec. 27 - Victims of Nigeria's Christmas Day bombings recall the day as fears rise of more sectarian violence in Africa's most populous country. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Rusty Kanokogi: The Mother of Women's Judo
A role model for women athletes of all ages and a native of Brooklyn, Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi speaks about her trailblazing entry into competitive judo at a time when women were prohibited from competition. Disguising herself as a man in order to compete, Rusty discusses the shift from her struggle as an outsider in a men's sport to a celebrated female pioneer, athlete, and the highest-ranking American woman in judo. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on Mar
Priests fight in Bethlehem church
Dec. 28 - Palestinian police restore order in the Church of the Nativity in Jesus's birthplace after scuffles erupt between Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergymen. Nick Rowlands reports.
Israeli bird radar technology promises clear skies for pilots
Dec. 28 - The Israeli airforce is using bird tracking radar technology to ensure safe aviation over Israeli skies, one of the busiest junctions of avian migration routes world-wide. In the past 25 years, 10 airforce planes have crashed in collisions with migrating birds, but the new system, developed at Tel Aviv University can now tell pilots where the birds will be in real time. Joanne Nicholson reports.
21A.750J Social Theory and Analysis (MIT)
This course presents a survey of social theory from the 19th century to the present. The focus is on (a) the social grounds from which the theory arises; (b) the utility and limitations of older theories for current conditions; (c) the creation of new theory out of contemporary conditions; (d) sciences and technologies as the infrastructures upon which social institutions depend, are shaped, and shape.
Ahmad Diraige "The Continuing Crisis in Darfur"
April 6, 2010 - The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) at George Mason University and the International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) Program at American University Present: The Continuing Crisis in Darfur Featuring: Ahmed Ibrah
Morning Briefing: U.S. jobless claims up; monitoring Syria
Dec. 29 - U.S. weekly initial jobless claims climbed for the first time in 4 weeks to 381,000, and Arab League monitors fan out across protest-hit Syria.
Italian Tiber dive marks New Year
Jan 1 - Italians jump into the icy waters of the Tiber river as part of their traditional New Year celebrations. (Rough cut - no reporter narration.)
Hats off to Belgium's new world record
Jan. 10 - Belgian chefs and food fans set a new world record by throwing their trademark white chef hats into the air to mark the start of Brussels' year of gastronomy. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.