Gulls Feeding on Horseshoe Crab Eggs on Shore
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Gulls eating Horseshoe Crab eggs on water's shore. Despite their common name, horseshoe crabs are not crabs but are related to arachnids (spiders, scorpions, ticks and mites), and are the closest living relatives of the now extinct trilobites. Horseshoe crabs have three main parts to the body: the head region, known as the ‘prosoma’, the abdominal region or ‘opisthosoma’ and the spine-like tail or &lsquo
NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade
In this video clip learn more about the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The St. Patrick's Day Parade on Fifth Avenue is a New York City tradition, but did you know the first one was held even before the Declaration of Independence was signed? (2:00)
Holiday Foods: Corned Beef and Cabbage
In this Holiday Foods video clip, we learn about what people traditionally eat during St. Patrick's Day. The traditional meal that is eaten on St. Patrick's Day is corned beef and cabbage. In this clip, Famous Fat Dave talks about the history of St. Patrick's Day. (3:31)
ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE RUSSIA (History Channel program) Part1/3
This 15 minute video explains how Russia expanded and at what cost. It is an excellent overview and helps explain how this empire stretched across 15 times zones, incorporated nearly 160 different ethnicities, and made up one sixth of the entire world's land mass.
ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE RUSSIA (History Channel program) Part2/3
This 15 minute segment of the series deals with Peter the Great and the building of great architecture and cities. Good images and the video is a great story telling.
ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE RUSSIA (History Channel program) Part3/3
This 15 minute video deals with the end of Peter the Greats reign and a review of his accomplishments. Also explains how the longest railroad ever built was started as well as Russia's dealing with other countries.
Numbers are Weapons - A Self Defence Guide
Tim Harword, Financial Times, gives a talk for the Reuters Seminar Series.
Aggie Students Bring Clean Water to Haiti
A Texas A&M study abroad trip has a big impact on Haiti.
Chapter 51 - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Chapter 51. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Elizabeth Klett.
SFU: Canada's Engaged University
Just what does it mean to be an engaged university? Simon Fraser University President Andrew Petter unpacks SFU's new strategic vision--in a most animated fashion! Visit http://www.sfu.ca/engage
Tips To Keep Your Kids Healthy At School
This 2:42 video deals with how to get rid of germs. This is one of the best ways to battle illnesses throughout the year. Frequent hand washing, cleaning surfaces often and covering your mouth when you cough are just some tips to avoid the spreading of germs. A lot of good ideas that should be seen by all parents.
How to Stop Pop-Ups
Step 1: Stop Pop-ups
How frustrating is it to be surfing the internet and suddenly your screen is filled with pop ups, you know what I’m talking about. Today we are going to show you how to stop popups.
Step 2: Dialogue
What’s the matter?
Why do pop-ups keep popping up in my computer?
Those are popups
What are popups?
Popups are way for websites to advertise.
Cost Push Inflation
Sal Khan discusses how an oil shock can slow the economy while causing inflation. (05:45)
Battle of Okinawa
On April 1, 1945, Allied forces invade the island of Okinawa and engage the Japanese in the bloodiest battle of the Pacific War. After 82, the island falls to Allied forces and becomes the last major campaign in the Pacific War. In this video clip, learn more about this crucial and decisive battle by hearing a veteran’s recount supported by textual facts. (2:30)
Book 2 - Ch 06 - The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
Book 2: The Earth Under the Martians - Chapter 6: The Work Of Fifteen Days. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Rebecca.
Clubs & Activities Are Important
Finding a group with interests that you share is easy. We have almost 1,000 official clubs at Purdue.
Cómo es el planeta Venus - en español
Venus es el segundo planeta que se encuentra más cercano al Sol. Su densa atmósfera, compuesta de H2O, provoca un efecto invernadero en la temperatura de este planeta. Descubre el movimiento, la atmósfera y temperatura, y la superficie de Venus. (2:00)
Economic Update on WBAI Mar 10th, 2012
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Prominent Anti-Racist Writer Speaks on Campus
The College of Charleston hosted one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. Tim Wise presented "Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equality" on Monday, February 27, 2012 in Physicians Auditorium. This event was free and open to the public as part of the Office of Institutional Diversity Signature Speaker Series and Black History Month programming. Tim Wise has been called, "One of the most brilliant, articulate and cou
The Life of a Sperm
Nursing students go on the street to interview people on campus about how long sperm live.