Leonardo da Vinci Paintings
A tribute to Leonardo da Vinci.
Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, author, engineer, inventor, lutanist, mathematician & scientist
born 15 April 1452 - died 1519
Learn About Leonardo Da Vinci
This one minute biography touches on the most important works of DaVinci including his art and inventions.
3-Axis CNC Milling in Architectural Design
Physical scale models still have a role in architectural design. 3-axis CNC milling provides one way of making scale models both for study purposes and for presentation in durable materials such as wood. We present some types of scale models, the methods for creating them and the place in the design process that scale models occupy. We provide an overview of CNC milling procedures and issues and we describe the process of how one can creatively develop appropriate methods for milling different t
King of the Corporate Jungle
Ten finalists from UNSW's Media Portfolio course compete in a battle of pitches to industry professionals. Who will be king of the corporate jungle? One for David Attenborough fans. You'll see why... More info on UNSW's Media Portfolio course: http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2013/MDIA3003.html
Writing Challenge App for iOS
'With Writing Challenge you will enjoy a game with creative prompts to spark your inspiration and master free writing. Forget about the fear to blank page. Your writing won't stop. HOW DOES IT WORK? It's easy. You just have to press "start" and the app gives you the first prompt to start writing your story. Choose the one that you most like and fire up your writing. Then, every minute (or the time you choose in the app settings) the app will give you a new prompt for you to add new ide
What Causes the Seasons on Earth?
This video uses computer animation to explain seasons and what causes the Seasons on Earth. Run time 1:02
Preschool Lesson: Forming Capital Letters
With Stamp and See, children learn to make capital letters step by step. They form letters by tracing with magnetic chalk or stamping with wood piece shapes. This lesson shows the teacher modeling a lesson using this product helping a small group of students learn how to form capital letters step by step.
Rural Services Network (RSN)
The Rural Services Network is an English membership organisation which aims to safeguard and improve services in rural communities across England. The Network's website provides rural news, press releases and publications. A members' only section of the site includes analysis and comment, a discussion forum and events listings.
Closing the gap between strategy and execution: making hard choices
In the second of a three part podcast series Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, proposes that we should replace the liner view with an iterative approach that sees strategy always and everywhere as unfolding in a repeated cycle.
Vigil in China marking one month since Malaysian jet disappeared
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Chinese families of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 passengers hold a candlelight vigil marking the one month anniversary of the aircraft's disappearance. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across
LQP Asks: What's your message for the men's basketball team?
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2014 University of Oregon Spring Commencement
Spring Commencement was held on Monday, June 16th, 2014, at 9:30am-11:00am in Matthew Knight Arena. Keynote Speaker: Robert X. Fogarty Robert is a 2005 graduate of the UO School of Journalism and Communication and founder of Dear World, a portrait project that unites people through pictures in his distinct message-on-skin style.Its precursor, Dear New Orleans, [...]
A Technology-Enhanced Metacognitive Strategy
This paper describes the implementation of a technology-enhanced metacognitive strategy that seeks to improve the learning outcomes in beginners design studios. The implementation was based on the use of time-based rich-media tools that allowed the students to document and present the different stages of their design process. The results of the design assignment in the experimental group were compared with the results of the same assignment implemented without such a metacognitive strategy and t
2014 Dickinson Commencement Highlights
Calculus: What Is It?
This video shows how calculus is both interesting and useful. Its history, practical uses, place in mathematics and wide use are all covered. If you are wondering why you might want to learn calculus, start here! (46:17)
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
Nude cyclists hit the streets in Mexico, Venezuela
Roughly one thousand protesters in Mexico City stripped down to the buff to speak out for cyclists' rights. Riders in Mexico City have to share the streets clogged with approximately 8 Million vehicles. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financ
Texas Tech has History of Team Judging Excellence
The meat judging and livestock judging teams at Texas Tech University have won 29 National titles. The secret to their success lies in the students humble attitudes and drive for success.
Darwin’s Compass: Why the evolution of humans is inevitable
Orthodox neo-Darwinism very much emphasises the random and contingent. Re-run the tape of life, as Steven Jay Gould famously observed, and the outcomes would be utterly different. Terrestrial life maybe, but certainly no humans. They, like tulips and tape-worms, are just another evolutionary fluke. The basis of this is hardly surprising: think of random mutations, massive shifts in the environment, not to mention the odd giant rock dropping out of the sky. Life is on a roller-coaster and is flun