The Battle of Okinawa (2/11) - Battlefield
The Battle of Okinawa, also known as Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific Theater of World War II as well as the last pitched battle of the entire war. The 82 day long battle lasted from late March through June 1945. The battle has been referred to as the "Typhoon of Steel" in English. The nicknames refer to the ferocity of the fighting, the intensity of gunfire involved, and sheer numbers of Allied ships and armored
Asia Regional Night: Japan
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform Nov. 12, 2011, during Homecoming festivities. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Several buses buses carrying migrants arrive in California after being blocked by protestors.
A group of anti-immigration protesters blocked a caravan of buses Tuesday (July 01) carrying undocumented migrants to a border patrol station in southern California. John Russell reports.
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The Gunpowder Plot
Add your shouts to the clamor for revolution in Colonial Williamsburg's evening program, "The Gunpowder Plot." Author Gina DeAngelis explains.
The Venn Diagram
This video shows how to use a Venn Diagram. These are used to help organize your thoughts when writing a compare/contrast essay. The topics being compared in this video, Edward Cullen from the Twilight books vs. the classic Byronic Hero, are best suited for older students; however, younger students could get the idea of how to set up and use a Venn Diagram. (2:11)
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Survey of London: volume 40 - The Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair, Part 2 (The Buildings)
This volume completes the Survey's study of the Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair by looking in detail at its rich and varied architectural and building heritage. From the fine eighteenth-century houses of Brook Street and Grosvenor Street to the smart inter-war flats of Park Lane, the Grosvenor Estate offers a compendium of some of the best English urban architecture, often by leading practitioners, from Colin Campbell (who lived here in a house of his own design) and Robert Taylor in the eighteenth
#251: Rhythm of the beat: The culture, meaning and meter of the tabla
Dr Nadeem Malik takes us on a musical and historical journey with the South Asian percussion instrument, the tabla. Presented by Jennifer Martin.
Video Brain Teaser #54
Videos that provide viewers with brain teasers/mental puzzles. These may consist of problems dealing with the arrangement of matchsticks, coins, and other items. May include pencil drawing games, optical illusions, hidden images and "Find the Twin" problems.
Veggie Tales - Lyle the Lindly Viking part 2
In an attempt to bring a higher level of class to VeggieTales, Archibald Asparagus receives permission to run the show. His aim is the first VeggieTales' production of a Shakespeare play, but unable to find the script for Hamlet, they get instead the script for "Omelet. Following is the introduction to the usual "Silly Songs with Larry". Archibald immediately changes it to "Classy Silly Songs with Larry". Finally, Archibald pr
Veggie Tales - Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler prt 2
This video shows the value of friendship and of being considerate of others. The main feature stars Larry the Cucumber as Sheerluck Holmes and his sidekick Bob the Tomato as Watson; together they are London's crack crime-solving team. But Sheerluck starts to take credit for all the duo's achievements, leaving Watson to stew in his own juices. When Watson sulks off, Sheerlock faces just what a pickle t
The Toy That Saved Christmas, Part 2 of 5
Appearing in a TV commercial advertising his latest product, a 'Buzz-Saw Louie' toy, unscrupulous toy maker Wally P. Nezzer, convinces all of Dinkletown that "Christmas is when you get stuff!" W
In Their Own Words
Old sources give fresh voice to slavery's story. Manager of African American programs Tricia Brooks explains how we know what we know.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home | Wisconsin Is Special
Wisconsin Is Special - Wisconsin is a state of great physical and cultural diversity. Throughout the state's history, interaction among people settling in Wisconsin's varied geographical regions has led to a balance and harmony that is manifested in Wisconsin's economy, landforms, and cultures. "Wisconsin Is Special" discusses this balance. It also examines the state symbols that represent Wisconsinites' pride in place, showing how these symbols reflect the unique and special place called
Happy Birthday, Telescope
This year is the 400th anniversary of the invention of the telescope. To celebrate its birthday, we hit the streets of New York City to find out what people know about the telescope and its history. Can you explain how a telescope works? (2:58)
Dennis Rodman readies for North Korean games
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Dennis Rodman and a team of fellow former NBA stars are training for basketball games in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, to mark Kim Jong Un's birthday. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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British library : German and Austrian exile periodicals 1933-1945
German and Austrian Exile Periodicals 1933-1945 is a research site posted by the German Section of the British Library. It provides a listing of German-language periodicals written and produced by Nazi-era exiles from Germany and Austria, which are held at the British Library. This resource will prove of interest to those researching the history of both German and German Jewish culture outside of Germany during the Nazi period. These periodicals were published in London, Paris, Copenhagen and
PSA: Prefreshman Engineering Summer Program (TexPREP)
The Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (TexPREP) provides educational enrichment opportunities for high ability middle school and high school students interested in pursuing science-based careers. The program takes place every summer at Del Mar College; registration information is available in the PSA.
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