Newnham College excavation
When Cambridge University Lecturer in Archaeology Dr Catherine Hills discovered that Anglo Saxon remains could be buried in the grounds of Newnham College, Cambridge, she and her colleagues set about organising a dig to find them. Key to its success would be the help of 20 sixth-form girls from schools in London, Birmingham and Peterborough, all of whom stayed in the college for a week to sample life at Cambridge. What did the girls make of their stay? And did they unearth skeletons in the garde
Be Kind to Your Erasers
Infantry on Parade in Front of Spectators
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An Interview with a book on the USS Monitor
This video does not show images of the ironclad and so is limited in its value. It might be a good introduction to another video on the subject.
A Brain with a Mind of its Own (Richard Restak)
Is your favorite TV program affecting the way you think? According to neuropsychiatrist Richard Restak, television can have a desensitizing effect on the brain. In this 1992 video from the University of Washington, Restak speaks with host Marcia Alvar about his numerous books including "The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own."
The Feature Writer (Calvin Trillin)
Author and humorist for the New Yorker Magazine, Calvin Trillin, is also a lover of food, fascinated with murder, and dreads encounters with mimes. Meet the man behind the words in this 1991 interview from the University of Washington with Upon Reflection host, Marcia Alvar, and learn about the writing process for journalists.
The Myth of a Middle Class Almost a year ago, during the State of the Union address, President Obama came up with another plan to ease the economic burden on middle-class families. No news here. In fact, he gave that same do-or-die case for big government we have heard over and over: "The middle class has been under assault for a long time. … We've just come through what was one of the most difficult decades the middle clas
Almost a year ago, during the State of the Union address, President Obama came up with another plan to ease the economic burden on middle-class families. No news here. In fact, he gave that same do-or-die case for big government we have heard over and over: "The middle class has been under assault for a long time. … We've just come through what was one of the most difficult decades the middle clas
De deeltafel van twee Kaartjes waarmee leerlingen de deeltafel van twee kunnen inoefenen met een medeleerling.
Kaartjes waarmee leerlingen de deeltafel van twee kunnen inoefenen met een medeleerling.
Open Payment, A New Approach to Public Transportation Fare Collection
Soon, a ticket to ride won’t require paper coupons, tokens, human vendors, or even Boston’s CharlieCard. Urban transit is abandoning a century old payment system for sophisticated digital payment technology, says George Kocur.
Kocur has been toiling for a decade on technology and methods that will enable transit ind
Innovation at MIT
MIT faculty, students, and administrators share their thoughts on the importance of innovation in fueling economic growth.
To view complete coverage of MIT's 2010 Innovation Roundtable, visit the Alumni Association collection on TechTV.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 27.01.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. BERLIN: Bundestagspräsident Lammert hat die Verantwortung Deutschlands für die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus unterstrichen. Die Millionen ermordeten Juden, Sinti und Roma, Behinderten sowie politisch und religiös Verfolgten mahnten, alle Formen der Diskriminierung weiter zu ächten. Mit dem niederländischen H
Thin Septa and Large Samples
Talk given at a Meeting with Novartis
Link to same file on server works on iPhone (but not iPod) - http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/inn/repository/Untitled_iPod.m4v
UK Economy: On the Brink?
Joe Nellis assess the UK economic outlook for 2011 and puts the latest GDP figures in context.
Women on Boards: Quotas or Not?
Progress towards diversity in the boardroom seems to have stalled. Are quotas the way forward? Are there better ways to promote more balanced representation at director level? Watch the discussion led by Professor Susan Vinnicombe and Dr Ruth Sealy.
Listening With Your Eyes: Matthew Lipman on the Viola
In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, violist Matthew Lipman performs "La Campanella" from the Second Violin Concerto by Niccolo Paganini, accompanied by pianist Christopher O'Riley. Listen as Matt uses a variety of techniques for making different sounds on the viola. Can you hear double-stops, bowing, and plucking (pizzicato)? (04:13)
Robert Greenhill: Talking Management
Karl Moore talks with Robert Greenhill, the Managing Director of the World Economic Forum (Davos) about the need for "tri-athletes" in the reality of today's new business world.
Metacognition as a precursor to self-consciousness : evolution, development and epistemology (MPSC)
Metacognition as a Precursor to Self-Consciousness (MPSC) is the website of a collaborative research project, coordinated by Joëlle Proust of the Institut Jean-Nicod in Paris. The project comprises seven sub-projects, based around Europe and in the USA, dealing with a range of different aspects of philosophy of mind and cognitive science. One of the sub-projects, Metacognition from a Logical Point of View (based at the University of Bristol) is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council