"Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan's Military Economy"
A talk by Ayesha Siddiqa, Islamabad-based independent political and defence analyst and author. Pakistan has emerged as a strategic ally of the US in the 'war on terror'. It is the third largest receiver of US aid in the world, but it also serves as a breeding ground for fundamentalist groups. How long can the relationship between the US and Pakistan continue? This book shows how P
Air Pollution's Effect on Health
Air Pollution Risks - Find out how air pollution can impact our bodies, our health and most importantly, our lungs. Run time 01:22.
Human Evolution and the Atmosphere: A Return to the Pliocene?
The evolution of Australopithecines and subsequently the Genus Homo from about 4.5 million years ago was intimately related to an overall cooling trend associated with orbital forcing of the Milankovic cycles, natural long-term rhythms of global climate change caused by changes in the position of Earth relative to the sun. These included extreme conditions which forced humans to migrate and adapt through development of sophisticated communications (language) and technological innovation,
What Is Baroque?
Understand the style of baroque art with information from an
art historian, critic and curator in this video clip. Baroque art took place after the Renaissance through the 17th and 18th century as a Catholic counter-reformation to draw people back into the church. (3:30)
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 6
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This sixth chapter gives an explanation of the disposal process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.
Dave McKean - Interview
Dave Mckean is interviewed. He talks about his drawing for books, his style, drawing complexity, and his hero. (Italian subtitles)
Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
31.03.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Im Öffentlichen Dienst in Deutschland ist ein großer Streik abgewendet. Nach einem dreitägigen Verhandlungsmarathon einigten sich Arbeitgeber und Gewerkschaften auf einen Tarifabschluss für die gut zwei Millionen Beschäftigten des Bundes und der Kommunen. Die Gehälter sollen in mehreren Stufen um 6,3 Prozent steigen, wie beide Seiten in Potsdam mitte
European neighbourhood journalism network
The European Neighbourhood Journalism Network is an organisation that aims to train... "journalists of southern Mediterranean, Eastern European and southern Caucasus countries" with the intention of... "developing the professional skills necessary" for reporting on European affairs. The project is funded by the European Union and supported by the European Journalism Centre in Germany, among others. The website has extensive details about the project and its aims, partners, staff, and training el
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.
Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Subliminal Political Messages
This four minute videos discusses subliminal campaign ads. New research shows that subliminal messages can change political views and behavior and this video explains the research and how it is accomplished. A great debate subject for students.
Engineering an Empire - The Persians - Part 1/5
Persia became an empire under Cyrus the Great. This documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of Persia and is suitable for high school students. Narration by Peter Weller and other scholars.
Calculus: Newton's Method
This is a clip from a larger one. In the clip, the instructor gives a brief introduction of Newton's method. The instructor uses a paper and marker while his image appears in the right corner.
Auroras Through Dance
Maida Withers, professor of theatre and dance at George Washington University, presents Dance of the Auroras - Fire in the Sky, a poetic voyage through space from the Sun to Earth. Showcasing a performance of artistic modernity, the performance uses dance, music and cyber art to recreate the mystic luminaries of auroras. This international project reclaims the connections between science and art, technology and the natural world, drawing the audience into a ritual both ancient and new. 28:57 min
Math 131B: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Introductory course covering basic principles of probability and statistical inference. Point estimation, interval estimating, and testing hypotheses, Bayesian approaches to inference. Removing Coffee Stains From Carpet How To Replace a Faucet LQP Asks: What's your top priority for this school year?
This video explains removal of coffee stains from carpet using a simple vinegar solution. ( 1:46)
This video lists the supplies needed and demonstrates detailed step-by-step directions for replacing household faucets. ( 2:34)
LQP Asks: What's your top priority for this school year?
Introductory course covering basic principles of probability and statistical inference. Point estimation, interval estimating, and testing hypotheses, Bayesian approaches to inference.
Removing Coffee Stains From Carpet
How To Replace a Faucet
LQP Asks: What's your top priority for this school year?