American Falls from Above-American Side
From the LOC collection-Part of Edison's "New Niagara Falls series: The following subjects were all taken on the latest and most improved clear stock during December 1896, and should not be confounded with former negatives, which were not entirely satisfactory."
3XSQ: GM marketing chief out; HSBC $2 bln hit
July 30 - GM's marketing chief Joel Ewanick given a red card and HSBC takes a $2 billion hit for U.S., U.K. flaws.
Mark Cross on Foley Sound Recording
Learn more about Mark's online course at: http://bit.ly/yPy4uB Mark Cross is a successful producer, composer, and mixer with an extensive discography in both film and television that spans over two decades. He currently composes for the NBC prime-time hit show Last Comic Standing, and contributes additional music to the Fox prime-time hit series American Idol, HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Kathy Griffin's My Life on the D List (on Bravo), and Denise Richards's It's Complicated (on E!).
What is Love?
How do you define 'love'? Chelsea does a good job of explaining it in this very short video and Grover agrees.
Anti-Shell activists protest in Durban
Nov. 30 - Canadian environmental activists demand Royal Dutch Shell puts people first during a protest in Durban, as United Nations climate talks enter their third day. Nick Rowlands reports.
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 2.16: Rewriting the Miracles of Nature:
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 2.16: Rewriting the Miracles of Nature: The Impact of microscopy
21F.312 Basic Themes in French Literature and Culture (MIT)
Childhood is a source of fascination in most Western cultures. It is both a major inspiration for artistic creation and a political ideal, which aims at protecting future generations. Which role does it play in French society and in other francophone areas? Why is the French national anthem ("La Marseillaise") addressed to its "children"? This course will study the transformation of childhood since the 18th century and the development of sentimentality within the family. We will examine various
Clifford the Big Red Dog-Halloween
In this video Clifford gets ready for Halloween and is dressed as a lion. Video discusses how sometimes people act like they are scared even when they are not. Clifford and his family go to a Halloween party where all of his dog friends are also dressed up. (2:59)
The Difference Between Climate and Weather
Sometimes the words climate and weather are often confused as the same thing, but really they are quite different. This short clip explains the difference between the two.
American Culture and leisure
American Culture and leisure
The Shark's Diet
This short video clip compares the almost boundless diet of the tiger shark to the more discriminating eating habits of the nurse shark. Run time (02:43)
Everyone enjoys a good back scratch now and then, even orcas will take a break to rub their backs on kelp and pebbles. Run time 01:33.
The biology of the 21st Century
Professor Denis Noble, who was a pioneer in the field of systems biology building the first working mathematical model of the heart and has been given an honorary degree at Warwick, talks about how the future study of biology will change in the 21st Century.
Professional video from National Geographic showing the genetic trait of fainting goats. Shows actual footage of goats fainting. Grades 5-12. 49 sec.
Are fossil fuels a sustainable energy source?
This video ends with a directive to "Go Solar" so it has some obvious bias, but it does a nice job of introducing the idea that fossil fuels have taken a long time (3.8 billion years) to develop, and are being used up at a rapid rate. Run time 01:39
U.S. Inches Closer to Civil War
The two steps that result in a Civil War are discussed. The election of Abraham Lincoln, Southern secession and the attack on Fort Sumter lead to the outbreak of the Civil War. A good introduction into causes of Civil War. This video shows how South Carolina attacks the USA and starts the war (2:25).
Fair Housing Act
In this video clip, see footage of President Johnson discussing the Fair Housing Act of 1968. He soon signed the Fair Housing Act into law in 1968. (1:40)
Find out how we group stars into constellations. This is a student made video.
Backyard Astronomers (Part 4 of 6) Constellations
This is a ten-minute History Channel documentaryabout constellations.
Stars and Constellations
Learn about the constellations and how to locate them in the night sky. (02:34)