Happy Haunting with Pumpkin Carving -- College of Charleston Style
The College of Charleston's Dining Services hosted their annual Fall Carnival and enormously popular pumpkin carving contest. Aramark provided 50 pumpkins (free) for students to carve once inside the all-you-care-to-eat Liberty Street Fresh Food Company. The grand prize winner got two concert tickets to see Darius Rucker. Students also enjoyed games, music, and favorite carnival menu items including giant turkey legs, funnel cakes, fresh popcorn and buffalo wings. For more information about th
ISS Update - Oct. 31, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 31, 2011.
"3D Shapes I Know" Song-Cone, Cylinder, Sphere, Cube
This catchy tune introduces the 3D shapes-cone, cylinder, sphere, and cube. It also gives real world examples of these shapes. The main lyrics repeat several times and will help students to remember the basic 3D shapes. This would be great for a review once young learners have been introduced to the four shapes covered in this video. (3:17)
Pre-Calculus: Factoring Trigonometric Expressions
This video lesson excerpt by Professor Burger shows how to simplify trigonometric expressions using the trig identities, thereby often simplifying the expressions by factoring. This is a production of MindBites.
Black Friday goes mobile
Nov. 23 - Holiday shopping is going mobile, with retailers aggressively courting shoppers using exclusive mobile deals for smartphones and tablets this Black Friday. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Green's the theme at Wall Street protest HQ
Nov. 3 - After six weeks of protest at a park in New York's financial district, hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters are using eco-friendly systems to keep their temporary home clean and environmentally friendly. Their green initiatives include composting, energy-producing bicycles and a gray water treatment system to sustain them as they rail against the wealthiest one percent of Americans. Sharon Reich reports.
Jeff Beck wins Living Legend
Nov. 10 - Jeff Beck wins Living Legend Award and performs with Joss Stone and Chrissie Hynde. Mirja Mey reports.
The Whole Frog Project
Computers can't teach everything in anatomy, but they can teach some things better, either by themselves or through synergy with conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog- as a case in point.
Ceylon Covered Bridge in Adams County, Indiana
Built circa 1860, the Ceylon Covered Bridge is the last still standing of 23 known covered bridges that originally crossed the Wabash River. The single span Howe Truss structure was bypassed in 1974 and surrounded by a roadside park.,Adams County Journey
Dr. Conrad Murray guilty; Lindsay freed
Nov. 07 - A Los Angeles jury finds Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. John Russell reports.
Summer Institute 7/19/11
Uluru (Ayers Rock), Northern Territory, Australia's Outback
This selection contains video showing the magnificent Ayers Rock, a huge, natural sandstone rock in the flat desert brushland of Austrailia. The video is set to music without narration. ( 1:01)
Floods threaten famous Thai market
Nov. 6 - Rising flood waters threaten a world famous outdoor market. Julie Noce reports.
A Virtual Visit to the Sydney Opera House
This animated video features a virtual tour of the Sydney Opera House. The Sydney Opera House sits on a point in Sydney Harbour. It was designed ny Jorn Utzon to look like nesting shells or sails and is recognized as one of the world's most stunning landmarks. ( 2:33)
The Story of the Town of Minas de Oro in Honduras
Author Marcial Cerrato Sandoval gives a Spanish-language book talk on his newest work, "The Story of the Town of Minas de Oro in Honduras." Speaker Biography: Marcial Cerrato Sandoval is an author. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5295.
Inside the News: Investors seen scrambling for safe havens
Nov. 10 - Investors are struggling to find a safe haven in the commodities markets to protect from problems in Greece or Italy, after considerable outflows from gold and silver, says Nic Brown from Natixis.
Get away from it all in...Libya
Nov. 10 - Libya emerges as an unlikely summer holiday destination at this year's World Travel Market event in London as industry professionals pull out all the stops to attract business. Hayley Platt reports.
Diversity Conversation: Jeannette Walls and Nora Neill
GRCC English professor Nora Neill interviews Jeannette Walls, author of The Glass Castle, about writing and her inspirations.