5 new lines for Beijing's subway
Five new subway lines open in Beijing, with more planned as the capital struggles to balance transportation gridlock and residents' desire for cars.
Estonia to adopt euro
Estonia will become the 17th member of the eurozone when it adopts the common currency on January 1, but some in the Baltic state are critical of the timing.
Cambridge and First Time Volunteering
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San Ildefonso bowl
"Bowl - red with highly polished carved water serpent design. Artist signature on bottom "Rose" Condition: Good - 2 discoloured spots on one side of bowl" -- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
How To Tell Time
This DVD video teaching aid, presented in under 2 hours, makes it incredibly easy for children to learn how to tell time.
Tom Wujec demos the 13th-century astrolabe
http://www.ted.com Rather than demo another new technology, Tom Wujec reaches back to one of our earliest but most ingenious devices -- the astrolabe. With t...
An Evening with Vikram Chandra
In the tradition of his favorite childhood writers, Dickens, Thackeray and the “curiously forgotten James Hadley Chase,” Vikram Chandra explores the seamier sides of human relations. In Chandra’s latest, sprawling novel, Sacred Games, his backdrop is Bombay, a city steeped in corruption from head to toe. Reading three s
Probability -Probability of a Monopoly Roll
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of probability. He uses the probability of getting a certain number roll in Monopoly as an example. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points.
Birthday Probability Problem
The instructor in this video, discusses the probability that at least 2 people in a room of 30 share the same birthday. Sal Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points and is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
How to Protect PDF Documents
This video explains how to protect your PDF file using the new Protection Panel in Acrobat X Std or Pro.
What Is Adobe Photoshop Elements?
See an overview of Photoshop Elements and receive a guided tour of the Organize and Edit workspaces.
Creating an application with the Code Snippets panel
Learn how to use the Code Snippets panel to create an application by using only code snippets.
The Importance of Buffalo to Native American Life
The buffalo was an essential part of Native American life, used in everything from religious rituals to teepee construction. This video shows how almost every part of the buffalo was used. After the Europeans arrived the buffalo were slaughtered until only a few thousand remained. A good video to show the need for conservation and develop an appreciation of how resourceful Native Americans were (Running Time 1:52).
Creating reflections with Guided Edit
Add realistic reflections to your images by using the Guided Edit feature in Photoshop Elements.
The Dark Matter Mystery
Short video describing the interesting celestral cololision of the bullet cluster and how this event helps to prove dark matter exists.
Bill Nye - Music (Part 1)
Music comes from many different things and many different places. But what is music? And how do we hear it? In this video, Bill Nye explains the science behind music. Some key vocabulary words in this video include: notes, vibration, waves, pitch, rhythm, patterns, eardrum, cochlea, auditory nerve, tuning fork, and air molecules. There are three parts to this video series. Run time 07:50.
This video teaches the action verb as one part of English grammar. If you can do it, it's a verb. The students will be moving along with the song. Clap, jump, shake. Run time 04:05.