Good Friday Tenebrae Service- 4/6/2012- Sam Wells
A service of Good Friday worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Finished" Opening Excerpt from the Service: (19:59) "Why are we here? Why are we gathered in a grand, gothic building to remember a man who died a criminal's death 2000 years ago on the other side of the world? What on earth has that got to do with us? I had a colleague who had an unfortunate habit of starting meetings by saying, "Why are we here?" It would always lead to an awk
Skin Cancer Prevention Screenings
Elon's Wellness Office offered free skin cancer screenings on April 4-5, 2012. Hear what doctors and patients said about the event.
Eggs Cetera #6 - Hunting for the world's oldest decorated eggs
Emptied of their contents and filled with water, ostrich eggshells enabled some of our earliest ancestors to colonise arid areas of Sub-Saharan Africa, making hunting trips into areas where rain rarely falls. Archaeologists have also found evidence that these communities decorated the ostrich eggs they used as flasks. This discovery makes fragments of decorated eggshell some of the world's earliest examples of art and the capacity for abstract thought.
20th Century Drama, Fall 2001
In this course we will sample the range of mainstream and experimental drama that has been composed during the past century. Half of these plays are now acknowledged to be influential "classics" of modern drama; the other half are prize-winning contemporary plays that have broken new ground. We will study them both as distinguished writing and as scripts for performance. Moreover, all of these plays are historical: some draw their subject matter from past centuries, while others convey a sense o
06.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der deutsche Literaturnobelpreisträger Günter Grass hat Anfeindungen nach der Veröffentlichung seines Israel-kritischen Gedichts zurückgewiesen. Zugleich konstatierte er, dass in einem demokratischen Land wie Deutschland, in dem Pressefreiheit herrsche, eine gewisse Gleichschaltung der Meinung im Vordergrund stehe. In mehreren Interviews sagte de
Cassini Mission of Saturn
Dr. Linda Spilker from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory talks about NASA's Cassini satellite mission studying the planet Saturn. The project is now in its second extension and has made amazing discoveries about the planet, its rings, and its moons Titan and Enceladus.
Medulla ( Brain Stem ) - Functions Video for kids by makemegenius.com
Visit http:// www.makemegenius.com ,watch all human body systems & other science educational videos for kids for free.
Aerosols from Nimbus TOMS: Global 1979 - 1992 Oct 1-15 Averages
Average global aerosol concentrations during the first half of October from 1979 through 1992, from Nimbus TOMS
Aerosols from Earth Probe TOMS: U.S. and Mexico from 4-1-98 to 5-26-98 (3 times @ 1.5 days-sec)
Aerosol concentrations over the United States and Mexico from April 1, 1998 to May 26, 1998, from Earth Probe TOMS
Transport Is Social Policy: Focus on higher education in the UK context
Dr Susan Kenyon delivers a seminar as part of the 'Socio-spatial inequalities, transport and mobilities' seminar series held in the Transport Studies Unit during Hilary Term 2012.
OPPENHEIMER LECTURE: The Higgs Particle: Pivot Of Symmetry And Mass
Gerardus 't Hooft Professor of Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, Netherlands ------------------------ Our theoretical understanding of the sub-atomic world would not be complete without the Higgs particle. Sometimes called "The God Particle", this very special particle generates the differences between the fundamental particles and it gives them mass, but until shortly it went undetected. Of course, in science we use different words. In this lecture it is explained what this mysterious
Is There A Crisis in Public Education? Address by Diane Ravitch
On April 10, 2012, The University of Notre Dame hosted Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education at New York University, for an address titled "Is There a Crisis in Public Education?" as a part of the 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum. The 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum, "Reimagining School: To Nurture the Soul of a Nation," is a yearlong discussion to explore the profound and challenging questions that shape the national debate about K--12 education, which has a dramatic impact on the future of American
Crafting a Vision Dr Vega- excerpt
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Radio Caroline - A Pirate's Tale (6)
9:16 From the BBC 2 Arena programme. Part 1 of 8 Radio Caroline Pirate Radio attacks a conservative society. The future of Radio in England shows the history and complaints are exactly the same ones they make today regarding music piracy on the internet. Robert Kennedy sends messages to the youth of Britan!
A Deeper Dive into the Page Flip in Canvas/HTML5 Here is the link to the awesome blog post by the IETeam on handling touch and mouse inputs across browsers: Here is a download of all the files that make up the PageFlip a
Handling Touch Inputs Across Device Browers
Getting All the Page Flip Code
Here is the link to the awesome blog post by the IETeam on handling touch and mouse inputs across browsers:
Here is a download of all the files that make up the PageFlip a
Week 12: April 12, 2012
Discussion about subliminal perception, illusions and related topics.
A Simple Fiber-Optic Communications System
In this video from the ICT Center, learn how rise-time analysis is performed to determine the maximum data rate of a fiber optic communications system. Animations and diagrams show how a transmitter, fiber, and receiver work together to transfer information and how component rise times and fiber dispersion contribute to total rise time. (5:30)
"The Water Drop" on Vimeo
This is a short film of a water droplet using very sophisticated cameras so the end result is very unique. This would be a great brain-break and can be used to compliment the Common Core Test Exemplar Follow the Water From Brook to Ocean. (0:50)
An Everglades Visit
Have you ever wondered why a particular plant grows near your home or why you find so many rocks of the same type in one area? Usually, there isn't a single simple answer to such questions. This is because many of Earth's materials, processes, and organisms are inextricably linked to many others. Such is the case with the unique environment of Florida's Everglades. In this adapted video segment, ZOOM guest Tommy takes you into the Everglades and describes what he loves about mucking ar
14.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die Entsendung einer Beobachtermission der Vereinten Nationen zur Überwachung der Waffenruhe nach Syrien verzögert sich. Russland stellte sich im UN-Sicherheitsrat gegen eine von westlichen und arabischen Staaten formulierte Resolution. Moskaus UN-Botschafter Witali Tschurkin meinte, es müsse alles herausgestrichen werden, was für diesen besonderen Zwe