Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum
By reconstructing the events that lead to the Holocaust, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum aims to bring the past to life and prevent future atrocities through greater understanding. (6:41)
Jeff Immelt: "President Obama has been a great partner"
General Electric's CEO, Jeff Immelt, says that in meeting with his Jobs Council, President Obama has listened and responded to business concerns. Hear what he told Reuters' Chrystia Freeland.
News #141 - Go From Basic To Best with Back To Basics Sale
It’s time to get Back To Basics. What do Michael Jordan, Bruce Lee, and your favorite actor have in common? Jordan worked hard to perfect his shots, as Lee did with his punches and kicks. Your favorite actor too. They learned the basics well before becoming masters! But don’t tell anybody this – most [...]
Discover Tokyo Part 3/3
This 3:32 long video is an overview of this city with the emphasis on the various districts.
Baby dolphins swim into Germans' hearts
Oct. 18 - Baby dolphins Diego, Doerte and Darwin make their first public appearance at Germany's Duisburg zoo. Tara Cleary reports.
The Haunting of Charles Dickens by Lewis Buzbee: Book Trailer
This selection features the book trailer for the mystery novel The Haunting of Charles Dickens. In the novel, thirteen-year old Meg enlists the author Charles Dickens to help her solve the mystery of her older brother's disappearance. The selection's music sets the tone for suspense/mystery. ( 1:13)
3 scenes united by common lines.
Gold Panning Lesson With Miner John On Woods Creek Jamestown, California This seven minute video gives good instructions and shows the tedious process. Students can see how much time it takes and gain a better understanding of the effort involved.
The Road to the Capitol Election Simulation Game
This is not a video, but an interactive game designed to help students understand the United States election process better. Comes with a parent/teacher guide.
Edible orange revolution in Ukraine
Oct. 17 - The old city of Zbarazh in western Ukraine holds an autumn pumpkin festival, featuring a giant pumpkin castle and lots of pumpkin treats. Tara Cleary reports.
La chimie.com : l'eau potable
Émission 4 - L'eau potable
La moitié des Québécois boit l'eau provenant du fleuve St-Laurent. Il a fallu recourir à plusieurs traitements physico-chimiques pour la rendre potable. Les usines de production débarrassent l'eau qu'on puise de ses éléments indésirables comme les toxines et les micro-organismes. Apprenez-en davantage sur le sujet.
Émission 4 - L'eau potable
Faith in a Sustainable Future
Bill McKibben : Lecture
This patient education program explains sarcoidosis including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for this disorder. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Bio Bulletin: Deadly Larvae Lure Predators
Amphibians that try to feed on the larvae of the Epomis beetle will find that they've bitten off more than they can chew. Rather than avoiding its predators, the larva lures them closer and then attacks, latching on tight with its hooked jaws and feeding parasitically. The latest Bio Bulletin from the Museum's Science Bulletins program highlights this unprecedented role reversal in the animal kingdom. View the story in AMNH's Hall of Biodiversity until November 14, 2011 or online. Science Bulle
Tecnología y Dispositivos Multimedia
Describe las tecnologías necesarias para la gestión y procesado de audio e imagen
How Can We Trust the News? David Folkenflik, National Public Radio correspondent, visited UC Irvine on August 23, 2011 for a public talk entitled “How Can We Trust the News?” presented by the Librarians Association of UCI and the UCI Libraries. Folkenflik’s stories are broadcast regularly on such NPR news segments as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Talk of the Nation. He has provided insightful coverage of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. phone hacking scandal and edited Page One: Inside The
David Folkenflik, National Public Radio correspondent, visited UC Irvine on August 23, 2011 for a public talk entitled “How Can We Trust the News?” presented by the Librarians Association of UCI and the UCI Libraries.
Folkenflik’s stories are broadcast regularly on such NPR news segments as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Talk of the Nation. He has provided insightful coverage of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. phone hacking scandal and edited Page One: Inside The
Séance on a Sunday Afternoon
In this video we meet the cast and Director of Séance On A Sunday Afternoon, Lakeside's latest in-house production written by Stephen Lowe. Recently bereaved, and lost to the world and herself, CECILIA finds herself at the legendary Rennes Le Chateau in the South of France, believed by many to be the final resting place of Mary Magdalene, where she hopes and prays for meaning. Performances take place between 14 - 29 October 2011. For more information and booking visit Lakeside's website http
This patient education program explains the most common diseases that can affect the thyroid gland. It also explains treatment options including medications and surgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
BlackBerry fans eager to solve RIM's problems
Oct. 19 - Dedicated BlackBerry fan Julien Dias jumped out of an airplane to prove his love for the smartphone and, alongside his iPhone-weilding sidekick, now hopes to document the device's ability to keep families connected across the world. They spoke with Reuters technology reporter Alastair Sharp at the BlackBerry DevCon conference in San Francisco. Editing by Natalie Armstrong.
Dr. Oliver Sacks on The Mind's Eye
In The Mind's Eye, physician and author Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and abilities: the power of speech, the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to read, or the sense of sight. Dr. Sacks recently visited the American Museum of Natural History to discuss his book and how he too has struggled with several perceptual cond